FACECAGE Taps SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR For Upcoming Album

FACECAGE, the Iowa-based metal act whose latest CD was produced by SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, will once again work with Taylor on their upcoming album. Corey first worked with FACECAGE when he snapped them up for his Great Big Mouth Records indie imprint and produced the album "Facecage III". Taylor will be reprising his role as producer for the new record and will be pushing the band to new horizons.

FACECAGE was previously described by Taylor as containing "the heaviness of SEPULTURA, the groove of [BLACK] SABBATH, the dark melodies of the Midwest and the drive of one hundred bands from either coast." Said Taylor of the band, "I've seen them work very hard, go through various changes, pay their dues and become a great band over the years. I'm very proud of them. Success doesn't come without sweat."

"Facecage III" was recorded in Taylor's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa thoughout the fall and winter of 2005.

When asked about the final product, Taylor previously commented: "I think it's the perfect result of a tremendous bands evolution from being in the basement with dreams to expanding, learning and honing their craft as an organic musical entity. In layman's terms, they kick ass like never before on this album." Taylor added, "There are so many great moments on this album that it's hard to pick out a single track. 'Weakness Inside You' has that epic feeling from top to bottom, 'Drill Bits' makes you want to drive your car into a fucking wall, and let's not even DISCUSS what 'Nothing But Contempt' makes me want to do!"

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