Stone Sour Shares a New Demo Version of “Blue Study” From Their Debut Album

Stone Sour’s Josh Rand has curated another unreleased demo from the first album from the band (2002), formed originally in the 1990s by Josh and Corey Taylor of Slipknot. In a post accompanying the YouTube release of the ‘Blue Study’ demo, Rand wrote: “‘Blue Study’ was one of four songs written in 1997 but not recorded until 2000 during a break in the Slipknot. schedule. Three of those four songs made it onto the self-titled album and ‘Come What(ever) May’.” Continue reading

Stone Sour Shares “Get Inside – Demo Sessions” Track

Stone Sour has kicked off 2020 with a new track, a demo version of their very first track on their debut album, ‘Get Inside’. In an upload to YouTube and corresponding post, guitarist Josh Rand described the first Stone Sour songs as “songs that he (Corey Taylor) had written outside of Slipknot, and songs that I had recorded at home on a 4 track. After we listened to all of the tracks, we decided that we needed to record these songs at SR Studios in Des Moines during his time off from touring.”. The band originally was formed in 1992 and lasted until Corey Taylor quit in 1997 to join Slipknot. The band reformed in 2000 and would go on to release the debut s/t album via Roadrunner Records in 2002, which included ‘Get Inside’ and the hit song ‘Bother’ from the original Sam Raimi-directed Spiderman soundtrack. Continue reading

Stone Sour to Release Debut Live Album, First Single Streaming Now!

Platinum-selling rock band Stone Sour will release their first-ever live album Hello, You Bastards: Live In Reno on December 13th via Cooking Vinyl. The release features 16 of the band’s most loved tracks, including the first single ‘Absolute Zero’, ‘Through Glass’ and ‘Song 3’ recorded live on October 5th of 2018. The album will be available on CD, digitally, and as a numbered 180gram double vinyl package, limited to just 2500 copies, which also includes a poster, backstage pass, guitar pick, autographed setlist, and a download card. You can pre-order the album from today from the link below.

Pre-order from https://www.Store.StoneSour.com

Speaking on the band’s first official live release, guitarist Josh Rand says

“It’s with great pleasure that I get to announce the first ever official Stone Sour live record release. This is the Reno show in its entirety, just how it went down on October 5th, 2018. We’re extremely proud of the fact that it’s 100% live with absolutely no overdubs! It’s not perfect but neither are we. As a collector myself, I wanted this limited edition release to be very special. The vinyl is pressed on 180g, giving you the best audio quality possible, and is limited to 2500 copies worldwide. I hope you enjoy this as much as we did playing it.”

‘Hello, You Bastards: Live In Reno’

Tracklisting

1. YSIF

2. Taipei Person / Allah Tea

3. Do Me A Favor

4. Knievel Has Landed

5. Whiplash Pants

6. Absolute Zero

7. Bother

8. Tired

9. Rose Red Violent Blue

10. 30/30-150

11. Get Inside

12. Reborn

13. Song #3

14. Through Glass

15. Made of Scars

16. Fabuless

Stone Sour is:

Corey Taylor (vocals)

Josh Rand (guitar)

Roy Mayorga (drums)

Johny Chow (bass)

Christian Martucci (guitar)

Collectors Edition of Corey Taylor’s Horror Documentary Due this Friday

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) has produced a new horror documentary, In Search of Darkness, coming this November. Available for one month only, this unique collector’s edition is a must-buy for fans of Taylor and ’80s horror films. In this special edition, Corey is joined by ’80s icons, modern horror greats, and popular horror influencers as he guides you through the most complete retrospective documentary of the genre ever made. This limited run of In Search of Darkness features all-new additional content from Corey, including new segments for each year (1980-1989) where he reveals his favorite horror moments, and comes packed with unique collectibles that you won’t find anywhere else. You can pre-order the collection at the link below. Continue reading

Watch The Nostalgia Critic, Corey Taylor, and His Son Griffin “Review” The Wall by Pink Floyd

YouTuber and personality Nostalgia Critic has filed his “review” of Pink Floyd’s classic movie musical “The Wall” based on their 1979 album of the same name. In this episode, he gets help from major Pink Floyd fans in Slipknot/Stone Sour‘s Corey Taylor, his son Griffin and musical covers by fellow YouTuber Rob Scallon. Intercut with the original film, scenes poking fun at the storyline including Griffin basically playing a young Corey, just as actor/singer/humanitarian Bob Geldof’s character Pink was portrayed by a young boy in the film! Check it out! Continue reading