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By Corey Taylor

ISBN-10: 0306821648

ISBN-13: 9780306821646

During this ebook, Corey Taylor undertakes whatever by no means earlier than tried within the heritage of rock superstardom: he's taking you with him as he trips undercover via numerous ghostbusting teams who do their most sensible to collect details and facts concerning the lifestyles of spirits. a few are extra credible than others, and, frankly, a few are thoroughly insane, yet all are saw with acceptable seriousness as Taylor makes an attempt to higher comprehend many of the spooky issues that experience occurred to him in his lifestyles, in particular that evening on the chilly House.

But that’s no longer all, fogeys. Taylor once more supplies a behind-the-scenes journey of his loopy existence and the numerous beyond-the-grave occasions he’s encountered. (You’ll be surprised how frequently Slipknot has been invaded through the supernatural.) Taylor additionally touches on his spiritual historical past and the way it led him to think in even more than the Man within the Sky.

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