Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has entered the studio to begin recording his second solo album. Producer Jay Ruston (Anthrax) is once again helming the recording. Slipknot is releasing their “lost” album this spring, and has heavy touring plans for this year, while Stone Sour is on an extended hiatus. Read our review of Corey’s last album CMFT,here. Corey’s bassist Eliot Lorango shared a few photos from the final pre-studio rehearsal and the first day of recording for Taylor’s new LP. Check out the pictures below.Continue reading →
From the sublime to the ridiculous, Slipknot have been criticised for many things over the years, but playing it safe is one accusation that rarely arises. While it’s true the Iowan nine-piece possess a patented, signature sound, it’s also clear they’ve never been afraid to take chances, pushing the envelope at every turn. Even on their 1996 full-length demo Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. Slipknot were taking risks. Risks that led to the reward of a major label deal and a hugely successful career built on a foundation of unpredictability.
The L.I.F.E. Project is the brainchild of Stone Sour guitarist Josh Rand and Paranlandra vocalist Casandra Carson! Through the release of an EP, many killer singles, fun live covers, and kick-ass performances, the group is quickly building a great reputation! Their brand of rock songs are packed with bravado, deep meanings, and anthemic tendencies. Check out their new single and video for the track “Dying Of The Light” – which debuted live on their recent US tour dates with Alice In Chains, Breaking Benjamin, and Bush.
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has launched The Taylor Foundation, a non-profit initiative that aims to help local organizations with their continued efforts to provide assistance and essential resources for members of the military and first responders living with post-traumatic stress disorder. Corey has partnered with Fandiem (known for their work with countless artists such as Metallica) and BandsInTown to give fans a chance to win a trip to London, England to attend his concert at the Palladium on October 17, including two VIP passes, round-trip flights plus a three-night hotel stay for two. Continue reading →
Ghost Cult caught up with Cherry Bombs founder, choreographer, and creative force Alicia Dove Taylor. In a candid conversation Alicia discussed how she conceived and developed the Cherry Bombs over the years, how the group emerged from gigs to perform at festivals, how she pivoted during the pandemic, her creation “Macabrét” and their first headline tour, Season 4 of “Girl Gang” on YouTube, overcoming toxic drama on social media, and coping with celebrity as one half of Mr. and Mrs. Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour.
Say what you like about Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor, whose ubiquity and happiness to share his thoughts on any and every subject put before him may well have contributed to his divisive standing, his love of music and willingness to represent the full spectrum of his tastes in his output is to be admired. And, while relentless touring may have previously restrained the recorded output, making the most of the opportunity to spend more time in the studio, the past couple of years have seen a rawkier debut solo record, and this sister piece.
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor released his debut solo album last year – CMFT(Roadruner Records). Now he will release CMFB…Sides EP of covers and unplugged tracks on February 25th, 2022 via Roadrunner Records. Pre-orders are live at the link below. Check out the music videos for Stone Sour tracks “Home” and “Zzyzx Rd.” from CMFT Live.
Sad news as Corey Taylor has tested positive for COVID-19, after being vaccinated previously. The frontman of Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has canceled his appearance at Astronomicon convention in Ann Arbor, Michigan this weekend. Taylor was the headline artist of the con along with stars from AEW, the movie Clerks, horror movies, Mick Foley, Ice Nine Kills, Dirk Manning, and more!
Slipknot and Stone Sour leader Corey Taylor has announced new ‘CMFTour’ summer 2021 tour dates. The new headline run will kick-off on August 6th at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV and will feature special guests The Cherry Bombs on all dates Pre-sale tickets are available starting tomorrow, Wednesday June 23rd at 10:00AM PT with all remaining tickets going on sale to the general public on Friday, June 25th at 10:00AM local time. For tickets and more information on the upcoming concerts, please visit the link below