SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor took outing from signing autographs on the Spooky Empire conference on the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida on Friday, April 30 to take a stab at taking part in the accordion. Fan-filmed video footage of the second (courtesy of YouTube consumer “Kaylen Clay“) will be seen under.
Spooky Empire is an American multigenre conference targeted totally on horror and science fiction. The conference, which is billed as “the darkish aspect of Comedian-Con“, options distributors, a movie and tattoo pageant, music, and celeb company.
Taylor will embark on the “CMFTour” later this month. The trek will see Corey and his band performing for followers socially distanced and following state really helpful well being tips. Help on all dates comes from lady gang dance squad CHERRY BOMBS, led by Taylor‘s spouse Alicia Taylor.
Taylor determined to launch this tour for a number of vital and private causes. As all the time, he endeavors to ship an unforgettable present for followers, however simply as importantly, he acknowledges the huge impression that the continuing international pandemic has had on dwell music venues and touring crews alike. It upholds his staunch dedication to supporting dwell music and the trade surrounding it as illustrated final yr by means of his fashionable eBay guitar public sale, which raised $150,000 for COVID-19 reduction, and his COVID-19 secure secret L.A. present benefiting Candy Aid Musicians Fund — a 501(c)(3) non-profit therapeutic musicians and music trade staff in want.
As for the present itself, Taylor and his band will run by means of anthems from his critically acclaimed solo debut “CMFT”, selection cuts from his SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR catalogs, and numerous covers and surprises. Moreover, CHERRY BOMBS will kick off every evening of the tour with a high-octane, high-flying efficiency.
“It is the total shebang,” Taylor advised Rolling Stone concerning the tour. “The CHERRY BOMBS are gonna do their present, with fireplace and aerial and rock and all the great things, then me and the boys will rise up and play for, like, two hours.”
Concerning how the thought for the tour happened, Taylor mentioned: “We would been searching for alternatives to play right here and there continually, nevertheless it wasn’t till a promoter good friend of ours requested us how we might method a tour with the sorts of safeguards we have been occupied with that we realized we may put a tour collectively. We’ll be taking as many precautions as we will: the same old social distancing, pod seating (sectioned off space with an allotted quantity of people that got here collectively allowed inside), temperature checks, waivers signed on the door, masks in place all over the place however your pod, and so forth. We’re encouraging everybody to get vaccinated as properly earlier than the tour.”
Shout out to Corey Taylor for selecting up an authentic from me at Spooky Empire Official Occasion – April ???
Corey Taylor got here to hang around for a bit a Spooky Empire at this time!
such a unimaginable day at Spooky Empire Official Occasion – April Acquired to host my first dwell panel for Corey Taylor ????
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