SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor has been ordered by his doctors to avoid headbanging and jumping on band’s upcoming summer tour.
SLIPKNOT was forced to postpone first two weeks of its North American tour with MARILYN MANSON after Taylor underwent “an unplanned spinal surgery.” The tour, was supposed to kick off on June 9 in Salt Lake City but will now begin on June 28 in Nashville.
SLIPKNOT‘s latest album, .5: The Gray Chapter, was certified gold in Austria for selling 7,500 copies.
.5: The Gray Chapter landed in the No. 1 spot in Australia on the ARIA Albums Chart with 14,188 first week sales. It was SLIPKNOT‘s second album to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 albums chart by selling 132,000 copies in its first week. The album also debuted at No. 1 in Japan, Canada, Russia and Switzerland. It had Top 5 debuts in the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Austria, New Zealand, Mexico, Denmark and Finland. By January 2016, .5: The Gray Chapter had sold over 380,000 copies in the United States.
Neck Update: follow-up appt w/ Dr was great! For now, no headbanging, jumping. But I'll sing my ass off. Back to 90% 4-6 months, 100%/year.
— SHRED DJENT REDEMPTION (@CoreyTaylorRock) June 22, 2016