“I Refuse To Compromise My Imaginative and prescient And My Artwork As a result of Of Sure Folks’s Hindrances”

Stone Bitter went on indefinite hiatus in 2020, with vocalist Corey Taylor later clarifying that “there’s nonetheless a lot drama and points [between the members]. To me, it is simply not one thing I want to do.” Now three years later, it nonetheless would not appear to be there’s any probability Stone Bitter is coming again any time quickly.

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In an interview with Rock Antenne, Taylor heaped praised onto his solo band whereas mentioning that there are nonetheless points throughout the Stone Bitter camp. Taylor would not go into particular particulars concerning the band, however particularly notes that it is “not that I do not miss a few of the guys in Stone Bitter.” So y’know, not all of ’em.

“In sure methods. I imply, it definitely is with [my solo] band. My solo band is made up of simply such clutch dudes. Clearly, I’ve acquired [guitarist Christian Martucci]. Zach Throne is unimaginable. Dustin, our drummer, is superb. And now having Eliot, the brand new bass participant, who can play something you throw at him, man — I imply, it is ridiculous… it is felony how good he’s. When you’ve got an important drawback like that… That makes the recording stuff simple, as a result of then, once you hit them with the demos, which largely are simply me taking part in the track and going, ‘Okay, I am listening to stuff right here.’

“I give them carte blanche to type of do what they need, however on the identical time I’ve a transparent imaginative and prescient. And that is the place the arduous work is available in. Instantly you do not have a band which you could simply type of mix in with or delegate or dictate to. It is all you — it is all on you. The paintings’s on you. The manufacturing’s on you. The songwriting’s on you. The work’s on you. The press is on you. Every part is on you. And I used to be type of like that to start with. So I used to be, like, ‘Nicely, why do not I do that and be actually pleased with every little thing?'”

“It is not that I do not miss a few of the guys in Stone Bitter; I nonetheless speak to them. However at this stage, I refuse to compromise my imaginative and prescient and my artwork due to sure folks’s hindrances. And that is all I am going to say.”

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As of proper now, Hydrograd from 2017 is Stone Bitter‘s last album. Contemplating Taylor nonetheless has Slipknot and is gearing as much as launch CMF2, I can not think about a Stone Bitter reunion is within the playing cards.

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