Slipknot‘s The End, So Far might be out on the finish of this month, however Corey Taylor is already speaking about what his plans are for his second solo album. He does not have a timeline for its launch simply but, however he intends on bringing bands that “have not had a shot” out with him when he goes on tour to help it.
Throughout a chat with Eddie Trunk on SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation [via Blabbermouth], the ‘Knot frontman confirmed that he is already completed writing the fabric for the follow-up to 2020’s CMFT. Since he’ll be touring with Slipknot all through the remainder of 2022, he’ll seemingly hit the studio to begin actually fleshing out his second solo effort someday in January or February.
“After which as soon as I am executed touring with Slipknot, I am gonna throw collectively a very rad, ‘rock is again’ sort of tour for the solo stuff and begin bringing out a number of the youthful — perhaps not even a number of the youthful rock bands, however simply a number of the bands that do not get the possibility or simply do not get the appears which are afforded to both pop bands and hip-hop bands or individuals like me who’re sort of grandfathered in,” the vocalist stated.
“So I am gonna attempt to actually sort of fly the rock flag and provides some alternatives to a number of the youthful bands and perhaps even simply the mid-level bands that simply have not had a shot. ‘Trigger there’s so many nice bands on the market.”
As of now, Taylor’s subsequent solo endeavor consists of 15 songs, and far of it’s older materials that he is had sitting on the shelf for years. Two of them — “Past” and “Breath of Recent Smoke” — are literally tracks that he is performed reside earlier than as Corey Taylor & The Junk Beer Kidnap Band, and had been written effectively over a decade in the past.
“And there is undoubtedly a darker edge to [the album]. It is nonetheless very melodic, however I am undoubtedly beginning to sort of deliver collectively the issues that I am identified for,” the rocker continued. “And it is much less an homage of the stuff that I grew up on and extra of what individuals are used to listening to from me — however nonetheless a solo album. So there’s nonetheless nice rock and roll on it. There’s some heavier stuff, however there’s some actually nice slower stuff. It is gonna be actually rad.”
For now, you may catch Taylor on the highway with Slipknot on the upcoming fall leg of their Knotfest Roadshow, which options Crown the Empire and Ice Nine Kills and kicks off Sept. 20. Get tickets here.
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