Slipknot + Stone Sour Frontman Corey Taylor Robbed of More Than $36,000 in Music Gear

Slipknot perform at the 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass. on August 3, 2012According to a recent police report filed in West Des Moines, Iowa, the home of Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was recently robbed by a “friend” of the couple while they were out of town. The Taylors had in excess of $36,600 in musical equipment taken from their property.

The police report states that Taylor and his wife returned from a monthlong Europe tour Saturday (July 6) to find that they’d been burglarized with belongings being stolen from both their home and storage units, including two Paul Gray Signature Ibanez bass guitars.

Although no charges have been made just yet, several friends of the Taylors have made claims against the person believed to have committed the crime including hearing a conversation between the suspect and the local guitar store at which he/she tried to sell the stolen property.

The Des Moines Register reports that some of the Taylors’ stolen property has been recovered but it wasn’t made clear how much was still missing. Stay tune for updates as the details emerge and hopefully fans can help track down the stolen gear and return it to its rightful owner.

UPDATE 7/12/13
Corey Taylor tweeted that 98% of the gear has been returned.