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Stone Sour

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Stone Sour's "Come What(ever) May" Goes Gold

Stone Sour's second album, Come What(ever) May, has surpassed 500k units shipped as of yesterday, making it elligible to be certified GOLD by the RIAA!

The album, which debuted at #4 on the Top 200 with over 80,000 units sold in its first week, has been on the Hard Rock Album Chart's Top 10 since release 18 weeks ago, and features the hit singles "Through Glass," "Sillyworld" and "30/30-150."

The latter has also been nominated for a Grammy in the Best Metal Performance category, where they'll face stiff competition from Slayer, Lamb of God, Mastodon and Ministry.

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Grammy Nominations In Hard Rock and Heavy Metal

This year's Grammy nominations have been announced and here are the relevant ones in Hard Rock and Heavy Metal:

Best Metal Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • Lamb Of God - Redneck (Track from: Sacrament)

  • Mastodon - Colony Of Birchmen (Track from: Blood Mountain)

  • Ministry - Lies, Lies, Lies (Track from: Rio Grande Blood)

  • Slayer - Eyes Of The Insane (Track from: Christ Illusion)

  • Stone Sour - 30/30-150

Best Hard Rock Performance
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

  • Buckcherry - Crazy Bitch

  • Nine Inch Nails - Every Day Is Exactly The Same (Track from: With Teeth)

  • System Of A Down - Lonely Day (Track from: Hypnotize)

  • Tool - Vicarious (Track from: 10,000 Days)

  • Wolfmother - Woman (Track from: Wolfmother)

In addition, Joe Satriani was nominated for Super Colossal in the category of Best Rock Instrumental Performance (for solo, duo, group or collaborative performances, without vocals. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal. Singles or Tracks only). Underoath was nominated for Best Short Form Music Video (For an individual track or single promotional clip. Award to the Artist and to the Video Director/Producer.) for their video of "Writing On The Walls." Howard Benson (Every Man For Himself (Hoobastank); Flyleaf (Flyleaf); In With The Out Crowd (Less Than Jake); One-X (Three Days Grace); The Paramour Sessions (Papa Roach); Popaganda (Head Automatica); Saosin (Saosin) (A)) was nominated for Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical (A Producer's Award. (Artists names appear in parenthesis.).

You can view the massive list of 2006 Grammy nominations for all 108 categories here.

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Family Values Tour 2006 CD/DVD E-Card Online

An e-card for 'The Family Values Tour 2006' CD/DVD is now available online. The album and DVD will be sold separately and will hit stores on December 26th.

The Family Values 2006 CD and DVDs feature main stage bands Korn, Deftones, Flyleaf, Stone Sour, Dir En Grey, Deadsy, and 10 Years.

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Director's Commentary On "Through Glass" Video

Video Static recently hooked up Tony Petrossian, director of the video for Stone Sour's "Through Glass" to create a special version of the video with director's commentary and a look at how the special effects were done.

This is a rare peek inside the mind of a music video director. Petrossian gives great advice about what it takes to be one and how to deal with various aspects of the job, both on the job and off.

Watch the director's commentary version of "Through Glass" exclusively on the official Roadrunner YOUTUBE page (or embedded below). More...

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Acoustic Stone Sour Video Online

A video of Stone Sour performing an acoustic version of their single "Through Glass" is available online here. It was recorded backstage at the Tampa Family Values date on September 19th.

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Upcoming Family Values CD and DVD Releases

The upcoming separately released live CD and live DVD outings that capture this years run of "The Family Values Tour" will see a December 26th release date through Firm Music. According to the press release, "the CD and DVD will feature live tracks from Korn and the Deftones, as well as select cuts from all the bands on the bill: Stone Sour, Flyleaf, Dir en grey, 10 Years, Deadsy, Bury Your Dead, Bullets and Octane and Walls of Jericho. Highlights include: one-of-a-kind duets, acoustic tracks and cover songs including a special appearance from Richard Patrick (Army of Anyone, Filter)."

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Corey Taylor Performs "Would?" w/ Alice In Chains

STONE SOUR's Corey Taylor joined ALICE IN CHAINS onstage at Saturday's 99.5 Fan Fest show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio, TX to sing lead vocals on the ALICE IN CHAINS classic 'Would?' as thousands of fans cheered them on.

Next up for STONE SOUR, they'll embark on the "Music As A Weapon Tour" with DISTURBED in November. Meanwhile, the band's debut single "Through Glass" has been #1 at Mainstream and Active Rock for five weeks, marking the first #1 single in the band’s career. The song is also #4 on Billboard's Modern Rock tracks chart and the video can be seen on MTV2.

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Disturbed Announce Music as a Weapon 3 Lineup

Disturbed have announced the full line up for their upcoming Music as a Weapon 3 tour.The full North American tour will feature:

Stone Sour

Confirmed dates are as follows:

Nov. 15 - Providence, RI
Nov. 17 - Portland, ME
Nov. 18 - Hartford, CT
Nov. 19 - Amherst, MA
Nov. 21 - Manchester, NH
Nov. 22 - Glens Falls, NY
Nov. 24 - Battle Creek, MI
Nov. 25 - Dayton, OH
Nov. 28 - Nashville, TN
Nov. 29 - Atlanta, GA
Dec. 01 - Fort Myers, FL
Dec. 02 - Orlando, FL
Dec. 03 - Biloxi, MS
Dec. 05 - Hollywood, FL
Dec. 06 - Jacksonville, FL
Dec. 09 - Dallas, TX
Dec. 10 - Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 12 - Lincoln, NE
Dec. 14 - Chicago, IL
Dec. 15 - Indianapolis, IN
Dec. 16 - Detroit, MI
Dec. 18 - Peoria, IL
Dec. 19 - Green Bay, WI
Dec. 21 - Cedar Rapids, IA
Dec. 22 - Madison, WI

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Stone Sour's "Through Glass" Earns #1 Single

Stone Sour's hit single "Through Glass" recently took the #1 spot on the Mainstream and Active Rock Charts, marking the first #1 single in the band's career.

The song bests the #4 charting position the band reached with "Bother," from their Gold-selling, self-titled debut album. "Through Glass" is currently #7 on the Modern Rock Chart, while the video was officially added to MTV2. The track is the first single off the band's latest album, Come What(ever) May, which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart when it was released on August 1st.

Proclaimed by Blender Magazine as an album that "makes anger and angst seem almost fun," Come What(ever) May moved 80,786 units its first week out (triple the first album) and has sold over 191,000 units to date. Produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver), the album is an exercise in dynamics: tight, crisp, and full of rowdy rockers and melodic numbers.

Stone Sour is currently on the Family Values Tour with Korn, The Deftones, Flyleaf and others. This winter they will embark on the Music As A Weapon Tour with Disturbed.

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This Week In Metal - August 31st, 2006 *Late*

Im aware of the fact that its a little late, and pushed closely together with TWIM for 9-8-06 but nonetheless I would hate to see you guys miss out on a week of news. So without further ado the records chart courtesy of CMJ :

22SlayerChrist Illusion 32
31SYLThe New Black41
44All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideals42
56The Human AbstractNocturne35
6-Bury Your DeadBeauty & The Breakdown26
7 *GwarBeyond Hell17
85UnearthIII: The Eyes Of Fire35
107Shadows FallFallout From The War41

Hatebreed becomes our third #1 ever, beyond Shadows Fall and SYL. It is amazing for them as a band to completly jump Slayer. All That Remains maybe just hitting stride in their young career, the success of this album and the sales and touring they are doing are pushing them over the top of their genre. Bury Your Dead returns to the chart with strong sales following a bouncey chart release. And the boys from Shadows Fall look like their run of 4 weeks in the chart might end as they slip to the #10 slot.

Onto the singles, courtesy of MusicMatch:

15Stone Sour30-30/15041
21UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare31
38SYLYou Suck33
43The Human AbstractCrossing the Rubicon22
54MastodonThe Wolf Is Loose24
69Shadows FallWill To Rebuild41
86Lamb of GodRedneck42
97All That RemainsThis Calling27

Not much change to the charts other then that of Stone Sour resurging to the #1 slot after never reaching it within the first four weeks. Between The Buried and Me makes a debut with Malpractice and the bottom of the chart holds strong with Slayer staying in the #10 slot. All four #1's in the charts 4 weeks remain, including the only 2 songs to be on all 4 weeks.

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Stone Sour To Tour Europe With Flyleaf

Stone Sour will head to Europe in October for a headlining tour with Flyleaf. Tour dates are as follows:

October 20th in Chemnitz, GER @ Talschock
October 21st in Munich, GER @ Backstage
October 23rd in Cologne, GER @ Live Music Hall
October 24th in Wiesbaden, GER @ Schlachthof
October 25th in Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle
October 26th in Berlin, GER @ Postbahnhof
October 28th in Vienna, AUT @ Planet Music
October 31st in Paris, FRA @ Bataclan
November 1st in Zurich, SWI @ Volkshaus (Earthshakerday)
November 2nd in Tilburg, NET @ Tilburg 013
November 4th in Glasgow, UK @ Garage
November 5th in Sheffield, UK @ Corporation
November 7th in Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun
November 8th in Manchester, UK @ Academy 2
November 9th in London, UK @ Mean Fiddler

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Stone Sour's Jim Root On "Come What(ever) May"

Guitarist Jim Root spoke to Graham Finney of Planet-Loud.com

Planet-Loud.com: Onto the new record ("Come What(ever) May"). What did you want to achieve with it?

Jim: "We've always wanted to do a polished, more thought-out record and this record is more in that direction. The first record was basically a live in the studio record recorded in under month then mixed then put out there. On this record we had more time to work with it, more of a window, we were able to think about the artwork, the track listing and we were able to record sixteen of the thirty-odd songs we wrote. In some ways we were rushed on this record but in others we had time to hash out the demos, the songs and I think we pretty much achieved a step in the right direction of where we want to go as a band with this record."

Planet-Loud.com: Do you think being able to spend more time on this record shaped the way it sounded?

Jim: "Definitely, we seperated everything ? the drums, the vocals, the guitars. We were able to bring a lot more instruments in and think about everything, we had more time to experiment on this record."

Planet-Loud.com: You had a few guests on this album, like Shannon from GODSMACK. How did that come about?

Jim: "Well, when Roy [Mayorga] joined the band, he came in and did all the drum tracks ? fourteen tracks in something like five or six days. He had already promised SEPULTURA he would go on tour with them over in Europe so we lost him before the album was completed. We had two songs left to track drums for and we've known Shannon from the AMEN days and he has been a good friend of ours and he is a monster of a drummer so we just invited him in and, like with most things on this album, most things fall into place. It just so happens he was in Las Vegas recording a video for GODSMACK so he came in and played drums on these two songs. I'm glad he did."

Planet-Loud.com: I was going to ask, what do you get out of STONE SOUR that you don't get out of SLIPKNOT?

Jim: "It goes deeper than just music. Someone asked me before do you really need SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR to get your musical opinions out but it goes deeper than the songs and playing them live. You're talking about a whole different set of people and a whole different set of songs. SLIPKNOT is a combination of personalities and egos while STONE SOUR allows me to explore more musical avenues. It gives me a lot of freedom and allows me step outside of SLIPKNOT and look at everything objectively and reassess everything."

Planet-Loud.com: You've described life as a big learning experience what lessons have you learned?

Jim: "I've learned that no matter what you do and who you think you are, life can be taken away at any moment. I've also learned that no matter how bad you have it, it could always be worse. A lot has gone on with us in the past couple of years. I broke my wrist towards the end of the last SLIPKNOT touring cycle which meant I missed a month of touring and at a time when I was feeling similar to the end of the 'Iowa' cycle, I was just aggrevated and over it. I then started thinking what it would be like if it was taken away and, when I had the accident, it was and it's not a good feeling. Having said that, I could say that everything is dismal and we're all aggro and stuff but, you know, life is pretty good at the moment."

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Meet Stone Sour In Canada

Stone Sour will be making an appearance on MuchMusic for an interview at 3PM. Show your support for them at 229 Queen Street West and get a chance to view them 'through glass.'

Feel like breaking through the glass? Then come be a part of the audience for Stone Sour's 4:30PM interview on Edge 102 (located at 228 Younge Street's street level studio).

Finally, get a chance to see Stone Sour do what they do best as they play the Molson Amphitheatre that evening as part of the Family Values Tour. For details on that date and much, much more, click HERE

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This Week In Metal - August 24th, 2006

A third week, and to my surprise Slayer isn't number 1. Strapping Young Lad keeps the #1 spot for the second straight week. Meanwhile Slayer is at their heels and I would bet good money they takeover the top spot next week. Hatebreed's new album Supremecy could be the only thing that comes inbetween all of that but I highly doubt it. All That Remains holds strong as one of 4 bands that have stayed in the top 10 since TWIM was brought back. The second biggest highlight of the chart is the fact that All Shall Perish has broken thru and taken a spot inside the top 10. I've been a fan of these boys for a while and its amazing to see their name share spots with the likes of Shadows Fall and Unearth. And now for the chart courtesy of CMJ :

11Strapping Young LadThe New Black31
2*SlayerChrist Illusion 12
42All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideals32
57UnearthIII: The Eyes of Fire25
610Human AbstractNocturne26
7 3Shadows FallFallout From the War31
94Between the Buried and MeThe Anatomy Of34
10*All Shall PerishThe Price Of Exsistance110

And now for the tunes, with a drastic change in this weeks chart. Unearth jumps from seven to first, while Slayer's Cult drops from first to tenth. Only six songs stayed on the chart, while we had four really strong debuts from great bands. Hatebreed, Mastodon and the new ATR single. Not to mention the ever-growing popularity of Human Abstract debuts. The singles chart is always shaky as the seeming flavor of the week is always ahead here, and now for the music, courtesy of MusicMatch:

17UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare21
2*The Human AbstractCrossing The Rubicon12
4*MastodonThe Wolf Is Loose14
54Stone Sour30-30/15032
62Lamb of GodRedneck32
7*All That RemainsThis Calling17
810Strapping Young LadYou Suck28
93Shadows FallWill To Rebuild31

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Metal, Rock and Alt. Music Doing Well In Billboard

Below are the Top Billboard 200 Charts for this week's rundown in rock/alternative/metal:

#12 - BREAKING BENJAMIN - Phobia @ 50,208
#19 - HINDER - Extreme Behavior @ 35,452
#27 - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - Stadium Arcadium @ 28,841
#28 - STONE SOUR - Come What(ever) May @ 28,124
#30 - THE FRAY - HOW TO SAVE A LIFE @ 26,836
#38 - AFI - Decemberunderground @ 21,049
#41 - BLUE OCTOBER - Foiled @ 19,893
#44 - SLAYER - Christ Illusion @ 17,702
#49 - BUCKCHERRY - 15 @ 15,899
#50 - SNOW PATROL - Eyes Open @ 15,728

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Stone Sour's Hell & Consequences Live Video Online

A professionally shot video clip of STONE SOUR performing the track "Hell & Consequences" at the Summer Sonic festival in Tokyo, Japan on August 12 has been made available for streaming at this location.

"Come What(ever) May" moved 81,000 units in the United States its first week out — triple what STONE SOUR's gold-selling debut album shifted its first week. Additionally, the video for the first single, "Through Glass", was added into rotation at VH1. The band kicked off its stint on The Family Values Tour late July, performing alongside rock veterans KORN, DEFTONES, FLYLEAF and DIR EN GREY. The tour will crisscross the nation through late September.

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Alice In Chains, A7X, Stonesour In Houston Fest

ALICE IN CHAINS, STONE SOUR and AVENGED SEVENFOLD are among the confirmed bands for BuzzFest XVIII, set to take place Sunday, October 8 at the Woodlands Pavilion in Houston, Texas. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

Main Stage:


Side Stage:


Tickets go on sale Saturday, August 26 at 10:00 a.m. through Ticketmaster or LiveNation.com.

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This Week In Metal - August 17th, 2006

A new top album ? Its true, this week Strapping Young Lad takes over the top spot from Shadows Fall. Both of these bands are very deserving, but we crown our second #1 in as many weeks. Last weeks top 7 managed to stay on the chart, but jump around a little bit. While we have 3 brand new albums debuting this week, with one going as high as #6 in Voivod's Katorz. This is quite possibly the best album these guys have released and they are finally getting the notority they deserve. Not far behind them in the new releases is Unearths' III: The Eyes Of Fire, which is amazing considering it hasnt been released in alot of areas yet but the pre-orders are astounding. I see a #1 in the future for these guys, but who can knock off the consistancy SYL is showing. All That Remains also leapfrogged The Shads into the #2 slot and the big jumper was Between The Buried And Me gaining three slots, which is hard to do considering the company they are in. Meanwhile, Cellador dropped from 8th to 11th. Acacia Strain from 9th to 14th and BYD to 12th. New albums already making a storm up the charts are Slayers "Christ Illusion" with pre-ordering alone landing it inside the top 20. Hatebreed's Supremecy is also showing strong and will reach the top 10 next week. Also in responding to the comments I am considering making this, and the singles list a top 15. If you think its a good idea please respond so, or if thats too much tell me to keep it at 10. \m/.

12SYLThe New Black21
23All That RemainsThe Fall of Ideas 22
31Shadows FallFallout From The War21
47BTBAMThe Anatomy Of24
54DragonforceImhuman Rampage24
7 -UnearthIII: The Eyes of Fire17
86Stone SourCome What(ever) May26
95Cattle DecapitationKarma.Bloody.Karma25
10-Human AbstractNocturne110

Now for the singles, with a very familiar band to anyone who visits this site, taking over as #1. Lamb of God also stays strong moving up 1 to #2. Shadows Fall and Stone Sour round out the top 4 with a big jumper for the week Celtic Frost's Ground moving up to number 5. Threat Signal holds strong and then we get to three really strong debuts by 3 really strong bands. SYL's new ozzfest anthem boasts the #9 spot as a highlight of the new songs. Roudning out the top 10 is BLS with Concrete Jungle.

23Lamb of GodRedneck22
31Shadows FallWill To Rebuild21
42Stone Sour30-30/15022
58Celtic FrostGround25
67Threat SignalRational Eyes26
7*UnearthThe Glorious Nightmare17
8*TerrorStrike You Down18
9*Strapping Young LadYou Suck19
109Black Label SocietyConcrete Jungle29

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Stone Sour To Guest On Rockline

Stone Sour will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show Rockline with host Bob Coburn Monday night August 21, 2006 at 8:30 PDT. For a station near you, and information regarding how to log onto the Internet for the broadcast, go to WWW.ROCKLINERADIO.COM

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New Corey Taylor Interview Online

STONE SOUR's official forum has been updated with a scan of a recent interview with SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor, which was published in Kerrang! magazine. Check it out at www.StoneSour.com.

STONE SOUR rocked The Billboard 200 chart last week, debuting at at the lofty position of No. 4 with their first studio album in over four years, "Come What(ever) May". The CD moved 81,000 units its first week out, triple what STONE SOUR's gold-selling debut album shifted its first week. Additionally, last week, the video for the first single, "Through Glass", was added into rotation at VH1. The band kicked off its stint on The Family Values Tour late July, performing alongside rock veterans KORN, DEFTONES, FLYLEAF and DIR EN GREY. The tour will crisscross the nation through late September.

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