Over in the UK The Guardian has posted an interview on lyrics with Corey Taylor. The Stone Sour frontman says "People such as Hunter S Thompson and the Beats were a huge influence on me, not just in what they were saying, but how they said it.."
Of being able to write for both Slipknot and Stone Sour Corey feels "[He's] never wanted to limit myself to one style."
Read the entire interview with Corey Taylor at The Guardian. When you're done there, you should read our Gear Nerd interview with Stone Sour's Jim Root.