Stone Sour Biography

Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor (lead vocals), Josh Rand (guitar) and Roy Mayorga (drums). Longtime members Joel Ekman (drums, percussion), Shawn Economaki (bass guitar), and Jim Root (guitar) left the group in 2006, 2011, and 2014 respectively.

To date, Stone Sour have released five studio albums Stone Sour (2002); Come What(ever) May (2006); Audio Secrecy (2010); House of Gold & Bones - Part 1 (2012) and House of Gold & Bones - Part 2 (2013). They also released a digital live album, Live in Moscow, in 2007.

Stone Sour earned the group two Grammy Award nominations, both for Best Metal Performance, for the singles "Get Inside", in 2003, and "Inhale", in 2004. The album went on to become RIAA certified Gold. In 2006, following the release of Come What(ever) May, the group received another Grammy Award nomination for Best Metal Performance for the single "30/30-150".

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Corey Taylor's Stone Sour stream 'House Of Gold & Bones, Part One' – listen

The Slipknot man's side-project will release their fourth LP in two parts

  • Oct 17, 2012

Stone Sour confirm full details of new album 'House Of Gold & Bones Part 1' and UK tour

Corey Taylor and co will visit the UK in December and are to play four shows

  • Aug 21, 2012

Stone Sour plan live DVD and covers EP

Corey Taylor says his side project are planning a pair of new releases

  • Jul 20, 2011

Stone Sour cancel tour dates as drummer Roy Mayorga suffers stroke

But band say sticksman is doing 'great'

  • May 18, 2011

Stone Sour stream new album online before release – audio

Listen to 'Audio Secrecy' exclusively on NME.COM

  • Sep 1, 2010

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Album review: Stone Sour - Audio Secrecy (Roadrunner)

Album review: Stone Sour - Audio Secrecy (Roadrunner)

Stick to the day job, Corey Taylor; Stone Sour's third is predictably over-wrought and boring

  • Sep 6, 2010

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