Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has spoken about three bands that he feels are doing nice issues for heavy music immediately.
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Chatting with NME about his upcoming “darker, heavier” solo album ‘CMF2’, Taylor opened up about what listeners can count on, together with listening to influences from completely different many years of music.
“There’s additionally ‘90s grunge, ‘70s punk and the hard-hitting shit that I helped create within the late ‘90s and early 2000s, he mentioned. “It’s a little bit of all the pieces, nevertheless it was necessary for us to make it really feel recent.”
He continued: “The stuff that largely conjures up me comes from the stuff I grew up listening to; avenue hip-hop, punk, metallic and all of the shit that feels prefer it got here from someplace that I can relate to and determine with.”
Nonetheless, Taylor made word of some newer bands, the place “you may really feel them leaning into the fervour.”
Corey Taylor within the studio engaged on his second solo album. CREDIT: Dan Virchow
“Turnstile are fucking wonderful,” he mentioned. “Sleep Token are actually beginning to do one thing for me, and Unhealthy Omens are nice. There’s an entire new era of bands which might be beginning to come up which might be carrying the flag for heavy music.”
When requested whether or not he may very well be Sleep Token’s mysterious, masked chief Vessel, Taylor replied: “Hear, I’ve obtained greater than sufficient occurring. I don’t want a fourth band.”
In a video shared to social media in January, the vocalist mentioned the follow-up to 2020 debut ‘CMFT’ incorporates “components of” ‘CMFT’, Slipknot and Stone Bitter. He continued: “All the pieces’s larger this time. All the pieces sounds higher. All the pieces’s operating higher… As a substitute of the place I got here from, that is the place I’m going”.
Extra information on the discharge of Taylor’s new album ‘CMF2’ will comply with within the months forward. Slipknot in the meantime, are gearing up for a busy summer time of touring and festivals – together with a headline slot at Obtain 2023 alongside Metallica and Convey Me The Horizon in June. Go to right here for tickets and extra data.