Heavy metal singer known best as the lead vocalist of Slipknot and Stone Sour. He was joined in Slipknot by drummer Shawn Crahan, guitarists Mick Thomson and Jim Root, drummer Chris Fehn, DJ Sid Wilson and keyboardist Craig Jones.
He struggled with a drug addiction as a teenager. His grandmother took him in and helped support and foster his pursuit of a musical career.
He released a book called Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good in 2011.
He married his second wife, Stephanie Luby, on November 13, 2009; they were together for eight years before divorcing. In fall of 2017, he began dating Cherry Bombs dancer Alicia Dove. He proposed to her in mid 2019 and the couple married later the same year. He has two daughters named Aravis and Angeline and a son named Griffin.
He collaborated with Travis Barker on the 2010 song "On My Own."