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Corey Taylor Has Delivered A Moving Speech On Addiction At This Year’s Rock To Recovery Awards

Will Cross
Will Cross 19 September 2017 at 11.01

"Every day is a gift".

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has delivered an emotional and moving speech on addiction at this year's Rock To Recovery Awards.

Corey received this year's icon award and was inducted as someone who has "by their actions, brought hope to whole generations."

"It's been eight years [sober] and you put a lot of shit in perspective," he said.

"The great thing about this organisation is that it takes away all of that shit, it takes away the stigma of trying to be a better person, a stronger person, a healthier person.

"It takes away the feeling of being alone...and it lets you enjoy it again.

"Every day is a gift, so thankyou for having this gift with me."

Here's the full speech...

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