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Corey Taylor Cancels North American Solo Tour Amid Mental & Physical Health Concerns

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Corey Taylor has canceled his upcoming solo tour which was set to run February through March of this year, in support of his recent album, CMFT2. The tour featured Des Rocs & Jigsaw Youth. Taylor, who turned 50 last month, cites mental and physical health as the cause for the cancelation.

"It is with a heavy heart that I announce the cancellation of my upcoming North American tour. For the past several months my mental and physical health have been breaking down, and I reached a place that was unhealthy for my family and I. I know this decision will come as a shock to some and may be regarded as unpopular by others – but after taking a hard look at where I am and where I was going, I need to pull myself back and be home with my family for the time being. Those of you who bought tickets and VIP packages for this upcoming run will get a full refund.

I send my love to the fans, my band, my family & friends, and everyone who's helped me get here thus far. I promise I'm doing everything I can to be as healthy as I can be. Until then, my apologies to everyone we would have seen on the tour – and hopefully we'll see you again down the line."
- Corey Taylor

We here at The Blitz, wish Corey Good Health and Wellness. Better to recognize that you need a break...rather than to actually Break. We'll see you again down the line, Corey!

This includes KEMBA LIVE Feb 13, 2024. Full refunds at the Point of Purchase. As far as his appearance with Slipknot at Sonic Temple, I can only estimate that he cancelled his solo tour to get well and be better prepared for what is slated for Slipknot in the coming year.

Corey just completed European and North American tours. "CMF2" was released on September 15. This is his first album for BMG and the first on his own label imprint, Decibel Cooper Recordings. It was produced by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, AMON AMARTH), who also produced STONE SOUR's "Hydrograd" as well as "CMFT".

26 songs were recorded for became the 13 track "CMF2", in which Taylor sings, plays lead and rhythm guitar, piano, and mandolin throughout. 
Taylor began tracking the follow-up to 2020's "CMFT" LP in early January at The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with Ruston. Joining Corey in the studio was the rest of his solo band — bassist Eliot Lorango, drummer Dustin Robert, along with guitarists Christian Martucci and Zach Throne.

Recently, Joey Jordison's estate declared it was suing Slipknot, alleging they were profiting off of Jordison's likeness without permission. The suit also alleges they used Jordison in marketing efforts to promote their latest album, The End, So Far. 

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