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Stone Sour

Long before Corey Taylor and Jim Root joined Slipknot they had another band Stone Sour. It was formed in 1992 by Taylor anddrummer Joel Ekman. Bassist Shawn Economaki joined soon after. Stone Sour played in local clubs for a few years usually witha different guitarist for each show. Then in 1995 there was a turning point. Guitarist Jim Root joined the band. In '97 the bandfell apart as Taylor left the band to join Slipknot. The other members went their separate ways and Root eventually joinedSlipknot too. Then in 2000 old friend/guitarist Josh Rand approached Taylor with some songs he was w ...read more

Long before Corey Taylor and Jim Root joined Slipknot they had another band Stone Sour. It was formed in 1992 by Taylor anddrummer Joel Ekman. Bassist Shawn Economaki joined soon after. Stone Sour played in local clubs for a few years usually witha different guitarist for each show. Then in 1995 there was a turning point. Guitarist Jim Root joined the band. In '97 the bandfell apart as Taylor left the band to join Slipknot. The other members went their separate ways and Root eventually joinedSlipknot too. Then in 2000 old friend/guitarist Josh Rand approached Taylor with some songs he was writing. With thecompletion of the music the duo noticed it to be so close to the music the original Stone Sour wrote. With that they reunitedthe band after almost a decade of separation. In 2002 Stone Sour released their self-titled album and are currently in the studioworking on their second planning to be released in the late summer of '06, the new album is called Come What(ever) May, andfeatures the band's first no. 1 hit single "Through Glass" and another single entitled "30-30/150." « hide

Similar Bands: Slipknot, Alice in Chains, Alter Bridge

LPs
House of Gold and Bones - Part 2
04/09/2013

3.8
329 Votes
House of Gold and Bones - Part 1
10/23/2012

3.7
400 Votes
Audio Secrecy
2010

3.1
438 Votes
Come What(ever) May
2006

3.4
839 Votes
Stone Sour
2002

3.4
690 Votes
EPs
Demo
1996

2.9
11 Votes
Demo CD
1994

3.4
11 Votes

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