Corey Taylor recruits effects master Tom Savini for new Slipknot mask

With every new Slipknot album comes new masks, and frontman Corey Taylor has tapped a horror legend to design his mask for the band’s as-yet-untitled upcoming disc, which is expected this summer.

In a recent conversation with Dean Delray of the Let There Be Talk podcast (stream below), Taylor revealed that he has recruited Tom Savini to create his new mask. Savini handled special effects and/or makeup for such movies asDawn of the Dead,Creepshow 2Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, andThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, among other films. He also directed the 1990 remake ofNight of the Living Dead, and has appeared as an actor in several horror movies. READ ON