STONE SOUR - House Of Gold & Bones Part 2 Release Date Confirmed; New Digital Single Coming February 12th
February 1, 2013, a year ago
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STONE SOUR will release House Of Gold & Bones Part 2, the second part of their two album series, House Of Gold & Bones, via Roadrunner Records on April 9th. The album was recorded at Sound Farm Studios just outside of the band's native Des Moines, Iowa with producer David Bottrill (TOOL, MUSE) at the helm.
The first single from House of Gold & Bones Pt. 2, 'Do Me A Favor', will be available digitally on February 12th; the video for 'Do Me A Favor' will be directed by Phil Mucci.
The House Of Gold & Bones Part 2 album artwork can be seen below:
House Of Gold And Bones Part 2 tracklisting:
'The Uncanny Valley'
'Do Me A Favor'
'The House Of Gold & Bones'
Speaking with with Simon Crampton at ThisIsNotAScene, Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT) stated: "Part 2 is much darker, if I’m honest. Aside from it being a completely different album, it feels more like a soundtrack to a movie in a lot of ways man. It’s really thematic, there are themes from part 1 that reveal themselves and that come again musically, there’s actually stuff from Part 2 that you’ll hear that’s on part 1 and you’ll be like 'Fucking hell!' We essentially recorded these, and this is where technology is now, that so you could have these in a playlist on your iTunes and play them top to fucking bottom and really get that experience while you read both parts.
So it’s some of our darkest music, our most intricate and complex music, some of the best fucking lyrics I’ve ever written to be honest, even writing from a narrative like that, it was so challenging. Plus, it’s got some of our best songs on it. You guys think Part 1's good, fuck off, ‘Do Me A Favour’ alone is going to kick the shit out of people and that’s going to be the first single which comes out in January, that’s going to be the first taste that people get of Part 2, and people aren’t going to know what to do."
Corey Taylor sat down with Graham "Gruhamed" Hartmann at Loudwire on January 23rd in New York City to discuss the band's new albums, House Of Gold & Bones Parts 1 and 2. Check out the interview below:
Stone Sour are currently on the road in the US. Their schedule is as follows:
1 - Amarillo, TX - Aztec Music Hall
2 - Lubbock, TX - Lonestar Pavilion
4 - Midland, TX - Midland Horseshoe Arena
5 - College Station, TX - Hurricane Harry's
7 - Corpus Christi, TX - Concrete Street Amphitheatre
8 - Pharr, TX - Pharr Entertainment Center
9 - Laredo, TX - Laredo Energy Center
12 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
13 - Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia
15 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
16 - Salt Lake City, UT - Salt Air
17 - Denver, CO - Fillmore
The band recently announced four summer shows for Europe, with more due to be announced over the coming weeks. The current schedule is available below:
12 - Bologna, Italy
19 - Hamburg, Germany
20 - Prague, Czech Republic
24 - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Venues will be confirmed soon. Tickets go on sale January 23 at this location.