Corey Taylor has announced his debut UK solo shows – find ticket details here.
The Slipknot frontman, who released his first solo album ‘CMFT’ in 2020, will take to the stage in London, Hull, Manchester and Swansea this autumn.
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“It’s been too damn long since I’ve been to My Island,” Taylor said in an official statement. “I miss my people. And I’m bringing the party with me.”
He continued: “Along with my band the Morning Dudes, and Mrs. Taylor and her Bombs, we are going to make up for almost 3 years absence. See you F*@kers soon!!!!”
Tickets for the London, Hull and Swansea concerts go on general sale this Friday (March 18) at 10am GMT – buy yours here. Both an artist and an O2 pre-sale will go live at 10am on Wednesday (March 16).
Passes for the Manchester gig – which serves as a pre-party event for the ‘For The Love Of Horror’ convention at Manchester’s BEC Arena, where Taylor will appear as a special guest – will be available from here.
Cherry Bombs – the band of Taylor’s wife, Alicia Taylor – are billed as the opening act at the forthcoming dates.
“Crossing the pond to reach our fans in the UK has been a dream for many years, and I am ecstatic to finally have the opportunity!” Alicia said. “We will be bringing all of the daredevil arts we are known for, as well as kickass music, and a good time for all!”
Corey Taylor’s 2022 UK dates are as follows:
17 – Palladium, London
24 – Arena, Swansea
In a four-star review, NME hailed Taylor’s ‘CMFT’ as “the most fun record the Slipknot frontman has ever produced”.
Corey Taylor recently released his ‘CMFB…Sides’ EP, a collection of B-sides from his solo album. It also contains acoustic renditions, live versions, and covers of tracks that inspired Slipknot.