Video: Corey Taylor Interviewed About His Solo Tour

 
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was interviewed by Artisan News Service about his "An Evening With..." solo tour, which winds down this week. On the tour, Taylor has been reading from his book Seven Deadly Sins, performing acoustic versions of Slipknot and Stone Sour songs along with a variety of covers, and taking questions from the audience.
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Video: Corey Taylor On Tour

 
In case you missed Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor's solo tour (which winds down this coming Tuesday, December 13), there's a video that gives you some idea of what's been going on at the shows, which include acoustic performances of Slipknot and Stone Sour songs as well as some covers, readings from his book Seven Deadly Sins, and Q&A segments with the audience. Click here to check it out. .
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Stone Sour To Stream First-Ever Live Show Online!

 
Stone Sour will be celebrating their 10th anniversary by posting the audio of their very first show - December 7, 2001 at House of Bricks in Des Moines, Iowa - exclusively in their fan club, The Dead Generation. Dead Generation members will have access to the audio for ten days, after which it will be returning to the vaults. Join today to gain access! Says the band: "To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Stone Sour’s (Superego back then) first show, we'll be streaming that show for 10 days, starting December 7th, exclusively to Dead Generation members! Every song is about fucking the dead, the guitars are all in and out of tune, there’s a bunch of missed cues and lots of drinking.
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Photos: Corey Taylor, John 5 And Friends Play L.A. To Benefit Africa

 
On November 30, Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor, along with Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga, Rob Zombie guitarist John 5, Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, among others, gathered to play classic hard rock and metal tunes as a benefit for Drop in the Bucket, an organization that constructs water wells and sanitation systems at large rural schools in sub-Saharan Africa. The show, which also featured comedy and DJ sets, was hosted by Henry Rollins. Said Taylor, "In a time when money is suspect, and politics looks a lot like schoolyard bullying, people forget that there are far greater issues going on in the world.
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Corey Taylor Visits Denver On Solo Tour

 
Corey Taylor was in Denver on Saturday night, a city he considers one of his "second homes," since he lived in nearby Lakewood, Colorado (and worked in a porn store there) before joining Slipknot. According to the Denver paper Westword, he joked with old friends and former roommates in the audience, in addition to reading from his book Seven Deadly Sins, taking questions from fans, and performing acoustic songs, as he's doing on every night of the tour. The image above comes from a slideshow posted on Westword's website; you can see the rest of the pictures at this link.
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