Talking to Kerrang!, Taylor mentioned he was “taking a look at nearly a two-to-three-week tour within the spring with CMFT” within the US, earlier than heading again out on the street together with his different band. “So far as main touring, I wish to wrap up Slipknot; we had so many dates deliberate that we’ve needed to push again,” he defined.
“I’m doing the CMFT factor earlier than the Slipknot excursions sort of sit back in. Hopefully, I’ll be capable to do this, after which simply see what occurs after that.”
Talking concerning the coronavirus’ influence on touring this 12 months, he mentioned: “Clearly we don’t actually know when [we can finish the tour cycle], however with the respectable information that the vaccines are trying promising, we’ve got a great probability to show issues round subsequent 12 months.
Corey Taylor of Slipknot performs on February 11, 2020 in Milan, Italy. CREDIT: Francesco Prandoni/Getty Photographs
“Although the winter is a little bit darker, perhaps there’s some mild on the finish of the tunnel – we simply have to get via this time and hopefully get again to regular subsequent 12 months. And I’m no anti-vaxxer, belief me! As quickly because it’s prepared I’m taking one, and I don’t care what anyone says: I don’t put on tinfoil hats, and I definitely didn’t vote for Trump, so I’m going to get a vaccine for this rattling factor.”
Taylor went on to say followers may anticipate another initiatives coming down the pipeline over the following 12 months too. “Apart from that, I’m in all probability going to get my film going that I wrote a screenplay for, and I’m additionally engaged on in all probability writing my fifth e-book, lastly,” he mentioned.
The musician final launched a e-book in 2017 with America 51: A Probe Into The Realities That Are Hiding Inside “The Biggest Nation In The World”. He mentioned it had taken him up till now to “recover from the hangover” of that e-book, including that it was “in all probability time for me to get again on that horse and determine what to do subsequent”.
Slipknot are currently scheduled to return to Europe in July and August for a collection of competition dates and headline exhibits. They don’t have any gigs booked within the UK on the time of writing.
In the meantime, Taylor ended 2020 by launching his own coffee, a restricted version launch known as CMFT Non-public Mix.
“We wished to create one thing that gave you that very same snug and comfortable feeling you get from a extremely good cup of diner espresso after you’ve been driving on HWY 666,” he defined.