Corey Taylor Announces New Covers EP ‘CMFB…Sides’

Corey Taylor has announced a new cover and acoustic EP CMFB…Sides, out February 25th.

The nine-track effort is mostly comprised of cover songs, including Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” previously included on the compilation The Metallica Blacklist, Dead Boys’ “All This and More,” and KISS’ “Got to Choose.” Also included are two acoustic versions of CMFT songs “Halfway Down” and “Kansas.”

To preview the release, Taylor has shared his version of John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band’s “On the Dark Side.” Listen to it below.

Pre-order CMFB…Sides here.

Taylor has also been busy working on new Slipknot music. During a recent appearance on SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation with Eddie Trunk, Taylor revealed the masked band’s new album is done and in the final mixing stages. The singer also confirmed the album will be out later this year.

When talking about the record’s sound, Taylor said it’s darker and more melodic than We Are Not Your Kind and heavier than Vol. 3. “It’s really killer, man. It’s darker than We Are Not Your Kind, but there’s a ton of melody. I’ve been telling everybody that it’s like a heavier version of Vol. 3. It’s got so many textures and layers. The heavy stuff has attack but the melodic stuff you can just sink your teeth in; there’s a lot of great melodies and hooks. I’m really, really excited for people to hear it.”


On The Dark Side — Corey Taylor |


01. Holier Than Thou (Metallica Cover)
02. All This And More (Dead Boys Cover)
03. Kansas (Acoustic)
04. Shakin’ (Eddie Money Cover)
05. Home/Zzyxz Rd (Live)
06. Lunatic Fringe (Red Rider Cover)
07. Got To Choose (Kiss Cover)
08. Halfway Down (Acoustic)
09. On The Dark Side (John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band Cover)

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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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