COREY TAYLOR Shares Behind The Scenes Footage From Making Of "Black Eyes Blue" Video

October 8, 2020, 7 months ago

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COREY TAYLOR Shares Behind The Scenes Footage From Making Of "Black Eyes Blue" Video

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman, Corey Taylor, has treated fans to a glimpse at what went into making the music video for "Black Eyes Blue", from his newly released solo album CMFT. Check out the DJay Brawner-directed clip below.

Corey Taylor's debut solo album, CMFT, arrived October 2nd via Roadrunner Records. get your copy now at

Each song illustrates the broad musical spectrum showcased on this fiery, fearless rock ‘n’ roll opus, as Taylor nods to lifelong influences ranging from hard rock to punk rock and classic rock to hip-hop. On "Black Eyes Blue", Taylor’s vocals blaze with nostalgia, while on "CMFT Must Be Stopped" his rhymes recall his work on Slipknot’s classic debut and run alongside bulletproof bars from multi-platinum artist Tech N9ne and UK MC Kid Bookie. The track is accompanied by a DJay Brawner directed music video, which sees Taylor taking the CMFT championship belt, while friends such as Marilyn Manson, Lars Ulrich, Rob Halford, Chris Jericho, ZillaKami and more make cameo appearances. Watch it below.

CMFT has been a long time coming for Taylor, with newly written tracks alongside some dating back to his teens. Recorded at Hideout Studio in Las Vegas, with producer Jay Ruston and his band - Christian Martucci (guitar), Zach Throne (guitar), Jason Christopher (bass), and Dustin Robert (drums) - the album traces a wild and exhilarating roadmap through Taylor’s musical psyche. "HWY 666" kicks off the album barreling ahead with a devilish twang, while "Silverfish" peels back the layers of Taylor’s songwriting as acoustic guitars build to a highwire balance of hooks and heft. An ominous bass line gives way to pummeling wah-ed out guitars on "Culture Head" and the moving piano-driven "Home" offers a raw glimpse at Taylor’s immense vocal range.


"HWY 666"
"Black Eyes Blue"
"Samantha’s Gone"
"Meine Lux"
"Halfway Down"
"Culture Head"
"Everybody Dies On My Birthday"
"The Maria Fire"
"CMFT Must Be Stopped" (Feat. Tech N9ne & Kid Bookie)
"European Tour Bus Bathroom Song"

"CMFT Must Be Stopped" video:

"Culture Head" video:

"HWY 666" lyric video:

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