Stone Sour Writing New Music

During an interview with Heavy magazine, Corey Taylor confirmed that Stone Sour have already began writing a follow-up to “Hydrograd.” He said the following:

“We started writing new [Stone Sour] music pretty much as soon as we got on the road. We’re just can’t be stopped. We’re gluttons for punishment at this point. The cool thing is knowing that we’ve got all this great material, we can kinda enjoy the rest as much as we can because we know when it’s time to really start ramping up the demo machine, we’re gonna have all this cool stuff to listen to. There’s no pressure for us to just run right in.”

“Obviously I’m going to do Slipknot next year, and it will allow the audience to miss [Stone Sour], which is the best thing in the world you can have. That built-in need for a band to come back just when you think you can’t wait any longer, here comes this band and they’re like, ‘Goddamn, they’re so good right now.’So we’re pretty stoked, man. We’re definitely looking forward to trying to see if we can top ‘Hydrograd’.””

[via Blabbermouth]

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Stone Sour Premiere New Video For Acoustic Version Of “Mercy”

Stone Sour have premiered a new video for an acoustic version of their song “Mercy.“ This version of the track is featured on the recently released deluxe edition of “Hydrograd.“

Listen To Stone Sour Cover Rage Against The Machine, Soundgarden, & Van Halen

Stone Sour released the deluxe edition of “Hydrograd” on August 31, and it featured a number of bonus tracks including a cover of Rage Against The Machine‘s “Bombtrack,” a cover of Van Halen‘s “Unchained,” and a live in the studio cover of Soundgarden‘s “Outshined.“ Those tracks have now been shared online and can be found below:

[via The PRP]

Stone Sour Play Acoustic Set At Zippo Headquarters In Bradford, Pennsylvania

Stone Sour played an acoustic set at the Zippo/Case Museum in Bradford, Pennsylvania yesterday (August 31) as part of the company’s Zippo Sessions. You can see footage of that, along with the setlist below:

Setlist:

1. “Song #3”
2. “Hydrograd”
3. “Miracles”
4. “Audio Secrecy”
5. “Wicked Game”, a Chris Isaak cover
6. “Through Glass”
7. “Rose Red Violet Blue (This Song is Dumb & So Am I)”

[via Blabbermouth]

Stone Sour Share Behind-The-Scenes Footage From The Making Of Their “Song #3” Video

Stone Sour have shared some behind-the-scenes footage from the making of their “Song #3” video. This track appears on the band’s latest album “Hydrograd.” A deluxe version of that effort will be released on August 31.

Corey Taylor’s Son Sings “Song #3” With Stone Sour In Lisbon, Portugal

Corey Taylor brought his teenage son Griffin onstage once again at Stone Sour’s show in Lisbon, Portugal last night (July 11). You can see footage of them performing “Song #3” below:

[via Blabbermouth]