The Hard Word: Slipknot singer has broken neck
Corey Taylor has a broken neck.
"Basically broke my neck a while back & didn't realize it. Had 2 have disc replaced & work on vertebrae. Those 1st shows rescheduled for Aug."
Thankfully, his 'virtually' broken neck will not put the Australian tour in jeopardy.
It will, however, mean his stage performance could be restrained as doctors have ordered him to not headbang.
Judging by his tweet though, the singer should be 90% recovered so the full brutality of the band will be on display.
"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."
Fri 28 Oct
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, QLD
Sat 29 Oct
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, NSW
Mon 31 Oct
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, VIC
Metal legends Lamb of God were also announced as being on the tour.
Tickets on sale now from Ticketek under LIvenation.