Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour Has Finished Recording His Debut Solo Album

As reported by, Slipknot and Stone Sour singer Corey Taylor has completed work on his new solo album, from quarantine. The 46-year-old rocker broke the news of the LP’s completion during an appearance earlier today (Friday, May 22) on We Are Hear’s “Raise Your Horns With Lzzy Hale”, hosted by Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale. Read a transcription below. Corey has said that his solo album wouldn’t arrive before 2021. Continue reading

Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour Raises Over $150,000 Alongside Ebay For Charity


Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has raised over 150k along with eBay with their charity guitar auction. The funds will go to benefit Covid-19 Response Efforts. After two weeks and nearly 800 bids, Taylor raised over $75,000 USD which was matched by eBay for Charity, totaling over $150,000 USD donated to Direct Relief in support of their COVID-19 response efforts. Continue reading

Stone Sour Shares a Demo Version of “Mission Statement”

Stone Sour continues to their year-long practice of sharing unreleased demos of tracks while the band is on hiatus. Corey Taylor is releasing a solo album and a new book, and was supposed to tour with Slipknot, while Josh Rand is working on a solo album of his own. Listen to the demo version of ‘Mission Statement’ from the Audio Secrecy (Roadrunner) album now!  Continue reading

Avatar Will Release New Album “Hunter Gatherer” This Summer

Swedish theatrical metallers Avatar has set Hunter Gatherer as the title of their new album, due on August 7th via eOne Music. The band revealed the name of the new disc in a one-and-a-half-minute video teaser, inspired by The Matrix films and Blade Runner, which was uploaded to their official YouTube channel. Songs set to appear on the LP include ‘Colossus’, ‘Child’, ‘Scream Into The Void’, ‘Silence In The Age Of Apes’, and ‘Secret Door’, the latter of which featuring a whistling spot by Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor. Continue reading

Corey Taylor (Slipknot and Stone Sour) Teams Up with eBay for Signed Guitar Charity Auction

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has joined up with eBay For Charity to create a charity auction for signed guitars from Corey’s personal collection. The auction will run through May 7th at 4:00PM PT, and will benefit Direct Relief in support of their COVID-19 response efforts. The auction is live now at the link below. Continue reading

Stone Sour Shares Unreleased Demo of “Your God” from “Come What(ever) May”

Stone Sour has released a demo version of the song ‘Your God’. The original track appeared on the band’s sophomore album, Come What(ever) May, which came out in 2006 via Roadrunner Records. Josh Rand curated the post, as he has done all year sharing demos, while the band is, according to Rand, on indefinite hiatus. Corey Taylor’s other band Slipknot is in the middle of an album and tour cycle for their recent album We Are Not Your Kind, and he is also planning a solo album and book release for 2020. Continue reading

Stone Sour Shares “The Wicked Demos”

Stone Sour has shared another demo version of music that appeared on their 2002 self-titled debut from Roadrunner Records. The demos were written in early 2000 by Josh Rand and Corey Taylor, while he was on a break from Slipknot. Stone Sour is currently on hiatus while Slipknot tours the world and Corey prepares his debut solo album. Check out “The Wicked Demos” now! Continue reading

The Music World Reacts to The Death of Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity

We are still reeling from the devastating news we brought you last night of the devasting loss of Punk and Metal legend and drummer Reed Mullin of Corrosion of Conformity. While we gather our thoughts to prepare a proper tribute, the entire music world seems to have mobilized an outpouring of love for Reed and support for the C.O.C. family at this time. Here are some remembrances from across the music world right now of the life and times and of Reed. Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Analyzes Why Paramore, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, & Blink 182 Are Successful

Finn McKenty, The Punk Rock MBA is back again with another video at his popular YouTube channel critiquing musicians and bands. What matters the most? Vocal ability? Good looks? Star power? Specifically, he has a chart to analyze the talents of popular singers and bands such as Hayley Williams (Paramore), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Tom Delonge (Blink-182), Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit), Fronzilla, Andy Black, Phil Anselmo (Pantera/Down), Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Rob Zombie, Oli Sykes, M Shadows, Brendon Urie (Panic At The Disco) Austin Carlile (ex of Mice & Men), Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande, Lil Peep, Charli XCX and more! Finnposts new videos every week and just launched a brand new podcast too!

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