Slipknot and Stone Sour followers are properly conscious of the expertise that Corey Taylor possesses. Nonetheless, the singer-songwriter and all-around Renaissance man of rock and metallic is not essentially identified for being a prolific multi-instrumentalist. That is why watching Taylor sort out the accordion, as he did throughout a latest fan encounter, looks like such a spectacle.
Positive, the Slipknot vocalist provides rhythm guitar in his solo work and on Stone Bitter songs. However Taylor brandishing an instrument extra intently aligned with “Bizarre Al” Yankovic, classical music or, gasp, polka? That sounds prefer it might elicit nightmare gasoline. So it is smart that Taylor’s transient brush with the accordion occurred at a horror conference.
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Taylor’s dalliance with the accordion befell on the Spooky Empire conference’s opening 2021 weekend in Orlando, Fla., on April 30. Spooky Empire is a horror and sci-fi con that payments itself as “the darkish aspect of Comedian-Con.” In 2019, Taylor, an avowed horror buff, launched a documentary about Nineteen Eighties horror movies known as In Search of Darkness. He is additionally contributing to an upcoming doc about ’80s sci-fi, In Search of Tomorrow.
However final Friday, Taylor’s thoughts was on the followers he was assembly (whereas donning a black bandana as a face protecting) in the course of the conference. As proven in footage shared that day by a YouTuber named Karen Clay, the Slipknot vocalist performed the accordion for a short while whereas talking with a gaggle of attendees about it. It is unclear who supplied the instrument, but it surely was presumably introduced by a fan.
“He performed for like 8 second[s],” Clay says within the video’s description.