Corey Taylor has uploaded a picture to his Instagram account showing him working on lyrics for the next Slipknot album.
The picture, which also shows a Doctor Who mug, is accompanied by a caption simply saying: “Working… #Slipknot.”
He added: “I’ve got about six songs now, and they’re really, really good – in demo form. And by ‘demo’ I mean just the fact that it’s maybe a little longer than it will end up.”
He also confirmed that the lyrics for three of the tracks were “really dark” and continued: “It’s probably the most autobiographical I’ve been in years. I’m writing from the standpoint of where I am now instead of where I was.
“I’m writing it from the standpoint of a man who’s been through a lot – not just a young man, but an older man – and trying to figure things out.”
Taylor reported that follow-up to 2014’s .5 The Gray Chapter would be recorded and released in 2019.
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