Holiday Greetings From STONE SOUR

Video footage of STONE SOUR's Corey Taylor (vocals) and Roy Mayorga (drums) performing a song called "Delightful Shoes" as a holiday greeting to the band's fans can be viewed below.

STONE SOUR has confirmed speculation that the band will work with producer Rob Cavallo on its third studio album. Cavallo is perhaps best known for his work with GREEN DAY on that band's massively successful 2004 effort "American Idiot", but he has also been in the producer's chair on hit records by PARAMORE, KID ROCK, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, SHINEDOWN and others.

Taylor told Metal Hammer magazine about the collaboration, "He's worked with a lot of people and it's going to be awesome. I can't wait to see what he does with us, man. We took a couple of meetings with him and he's really, really stoked on the music. I think this is probably a little heavier than he's used to but I have every confidence we're going to make a great album together."

STONE SOUR will begin recording the new disc in February. It follows up 2006's "Come What(ever) May".

Mayorga said about the direction of the new record, "It's sounding very different from the last record in every way now that there are five writers, including myself. Some songs are heavy, dark, melodic and with a lot of color. A very well-rounded record this is going to be."

Taylor and STONE SOUR guitarist Jim Root are also members of SLIPKNOT, which just wrapped up more than a year of touring behind its latest album, 2008's "All Hope Is Gone".

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).