Corey Taylor Announces Solo Album, Hear Two New Anthemic Songs

photo by Ashley Osborn

It may have been long in the works, but Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor’s first-ever solo album is finally officially announced. Titled CMFT, the 13-song record includes tracks that date back to the vocalist’s teenage years and span from hard rock and classic rock to punk and hip-hop. Dropping two of those songs today (July 29th), check out the anthemic “Black Eyes Blue” and rap-rock anthem “CMFT Must Be Stopped” — which features rappers Tech N9ne and Kid Bookie — below.

“CMFT Must Be Stopped” is accompanied by a a star-studded, DJay Brawner–directed music video in which Taylor claims the CMFT championship belt with an unbelievable amount of guests. The video features cameos from: Tech N9ne, Kid Bookie, BABYMETAL, Baron Corbin, Ben Bruce, Benji Webbe, Caleb Shomo, Chris Jericho, Corey Graves, Griff Taylor, John 5, Lajon Witherspoon, Lars Ulrich, Lzzy Hale, Marilyn Manson, Matty Matheson, Nergal, Nikki Sixx, Otep Shamaya, Randy Blythe, Rob Halford, Ronnie Radke, MAXIMUM THE RYOKUN (MAXIMUM THE HORMONE), Scott Ian, Steel Panther, Tom Savini and ZillaKami.

Recorded at Hideout Studio in Las Vegas, with producer Jay Ruston and Taylor’s band: guitarists Christian Martucci and Zach Throne, bassist Jason Christopher and drummer Dustin Robert, CMFT is due out October 2nd on Roadrunner Records. Pre-orders are available now with limited edition vinyl and merch bundles available at thecoreytaylor.com. Check out the cover art and track listing below.

CMFT track listing:
1.    HWY 666
2.    Black Eyes Blue
3.    Samantha’s Gone
4.    Meine Lux
5.    Halfway Down
6.    Silverfish
7.    Kansas
8.    Culture Head
9.    Everybody Dies on My Birthday
10.    The Maria Fire
11.    Home
12.    CMFT Must Be Stopped [Feat. Tech N9ne & Kid Bookie]
13.    European Tour Bus Bathroom Song