Corey Taylor Shares New Single – “Samantha’s Gone” Unplugged


 

Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour has shared a new music video for his unplugged version of his recent single – “Samantha’s Gone,” from his recent album CMFT (Roadrunner Records). The new single follows the full band version, and the music video was a celebrity-filled affair with Tom Sandoval of Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules, actor Dean Cameron [Summer School, Ski School, Straight Outta Compton], Steel Panther, plus actor Greg Grunberg, Ace Von Johnson, Travis Miguel and Jonah Nimoy.

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Corey Taylor Shares Direction for His Upcoming Book


Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor told Matt Pinfield of 95.5 KLOS’s “New & Approved” series with an update on his upcoming book, his fifth. His previous four books were all New York Times bestsellers. Taylor told Pinfield: “I’ve got a concept in mind,” he said (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). “It has to do with social media and the age that we live in — the ‘outrage’ age. And it’s starting to really kind of form in my head. I may actually write it soon. Because it’s really kind of out of control out there right now.

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Corey Taylor Says Slipknot Will Resume Touring Next Fall, Announcement Coming Soon


Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor, who has spent time during the pandemic releasing his solo album CMFT (Roadrunner) and writing a new book, has given an update on some near-future Slipknot activities. In a new interview with Kerrang! Radio, Corey remarked: “Slipknot is booked to tour America end of September. We are booked to go out. And we haven’t heard anything yet that it’s different. And we talk to [concert promoter] Live Nation every week. We’re up to date on all of the different restrictions, not only in the [various U.S.] states, but federally. We’re, obviously, keeping an eye on everything and kind of going from there. Other than that, right now, there’s some stuff brewing that I can’t talk about, but it’s massive. I can say this: you will hear about it probably in the next month or so, let’s put it that way.”

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Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) Added to Spooky Empire Convention in Florida


Spooky Empire the twice a year horror, alt-culture, tattoo, and rock culture convention has announced Corey Taylor to be one of the celebrity guests of the convention for two days (Friday and Saturday) of exclusive autograph signings. In addition to his bands Slipknot, Stone Sour, his recent solo album CMFT (Roadrunner Records), and his New york Times best-selling books, Corey has appeared in multiple films including “Fear Clinic” with Robert Englund, “Bad Candy” with Zach Galligan and even a cameo in “Sharknado 4”. As part of the release of a Stone Sour concept album, “House of Gold & Bones”, Corey also wrote a four-part comic series published by Dark Horse Comics in 2013. Also added to the con are Richard Dryfuss (Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind), Tom Sizemore (Aliens, Planet Terror, The Seventh Sign), and Michael Biehn (Aliens, The Terminator, The Mandalorian) with many more to come. Spooky Empire will take place April 30-May 2, 2021 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

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Corey Taylor Shares New Music Video for “Samantha’s Gone”


Corey Taylor has shared a new music video for “Samantha’s Gone” from his recent album CMFT (Roadrunner Records). The clip features celeb appearances from Tom Sandoval of Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules, actor Dean Cameron [Summer School, Ski School, Straight Outta Compton], Steel Panther, plus actor Greg Grunberg, Ace Von Johnson, Travis Miguel, and Jonah Nimoy.

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Corey Taylor Shares “Everybody Dies On My Birthday” Lyric Video


Corey Taylor is celebrating his 47th birthday today with the release of a new animated lyric video for his single, “Everybody Dies On My Birthday.” The title refers to the deaths of John Lennon of The Beatles and Dimebag Darrell of Pantera who both died on this day. Corey has also shared a new coffee and limited edition merch drop! Corey’s solo album CMFT is out now via Roadrunner Records.

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Alice In Chains, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, Post Malone, Anthrax, Puscifer, Baroness, and Ice-T All Have Releases for Record Store Black Friday 2020


Today is the final Record Store Dayevent of 2020, Record Store Black Friday 2020. While this has been a devastating year for the entire world financially, the music industry has suffered the most. None more so than DIY bands and Record shops, the lifeblood of purchasing music and supporting the ecosystem. As many in the mediahave pointed out, of the countless great Record Store Day special releases out this year, today’s seem to be among the very best including Alice In Chains, Corey Taylor, Chris Cornell, David Gilmour, Anthrax, Puscifer, Post Malone, Masters of Reality, Baroness, Ice-T, Best Coast, Motorhead, Sonny Rollins and many more. If you have the cash and can support record stores and your favorite bands, today is one of the last days in 2020 to do it. Continue reading


Corey Taylor (Slipknot/ Stone Sour) Shares Live Performance Clip of “Samantha’s Gone”


 

Corey Taylor (Slipknot and Stone Sour) has shared a live performance of his single “Samantha’s Gone”, which was captured during his “Forum Or Against ‘Em” global streaming event at the iconic Los Angeles venue The Forum. Originally broadcasted on October 2nd, Taylor and his band played a 23-song setlist, including every track on his debut solo album, CMFT, songs from both the Slipknot and Stone Sour catalogs, and covers. Watch the video now!Continue reading


Anthrax and Z2 Comics to Release All-Star Created “Among The Living” Graphic Novel


Anthrax has teamed-up superhero style with Z2 Comics (Andy Black, BABYMETAL, Steve Aoki, Skillett) to create The Among the Living graphic novel based on the bands’ legendary Thrash Metal masterpiece. The project pulls together a who’s who of names from around comics and music for a track by track storyline inspired by one of heavy metal’s most iconic albums. Today’s announcement brings news that Anthrax has teamed with the leading publisher of music tie-in graphic novels to assemble an all-star cast of famous fans to bring the band’s breakthrough album to life. In addition to Anthrax co-founders Charlie Benante and Scott Ian (LOBO), the project features Grant Morrison, Brian Azzarello, Eric Powell, J.G. Jones, Greg Nicotero, Corey Taylor, Rob Zombie, Brian Posehn, Rick Remender, Joe Trohman, Gerard & Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance, The Umbrella Academy). This extensive project will be offered in multiple formats, with deluxe and super deluxe editions inclusive of special picture disc vinyl, an exclusive MadBalls™ toy, art prints, and even a gold record plaque. All editions are available to order directly from Z2’s website now, with Charlie Benante’s Judge Dredd variant exclusive to preorders of the standard edition. Watch the trailer now!

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Korn, Metallica, Mastodon, Billy Corgan to Pay Tribute to Alice In Chains at MoPop Awards Ceremony


Alice In Chains is being honored by Seattle’s MoPop Museum of Pop Culture on December 1st, and the band will be celebrated by a cadre of their peers, as well as hold their first performance of 2020. Korn, Metallica, Mastodon, Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins, Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction, and Krist Novoselic of Nirvana are among the artists who will take part in virtual tribute performances when AIC is presented with this year’s Museum Of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Founders Award. The full list of presenters (virtually) is listed below. Continue reading