Slipknot’s Corey Taylor covered songs by REM, Chris Isaak and more during an acoustic performance at the Spookala horror convention in Florida yesterday (May 14).
The musician performed the 12-song set at the event that took place at the Ocala Equestrian Center in Ocala.
Among the songs on the set list are covers of ‘The One I Love’ by REM and ‘Wicked Games’ by Isaak, along with ‘Getaway Car’ by Audioslave and theme SpongeBob . Square Pants. Taylor also played some songs by Stone Sour and ‘Spit It Out’ by Slipknot.
The show featured only two songs from Taylor’s 2020 solo album ‘CMFT’ – “Black Eyes Blue” and “Silverfish”. Watch footage from his performance below right now.
Taylor recently founded the Taylor Foundation, a nonprofit that helps service members and first responders who have been impacted by PTSD. In a video announcing the charity, the star said it was “looking to raise money for organizations that help treat or lift members of the military and members of the emergency services who are struggling.” dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.”
Taylor also announced a sweepstakes contest for a chance to win two tickets to her solo concert in London this October. Winners will receive VIP treatment including the chance to meet the musician, while anyone who donates $50 (£41) will “automatically receive a signed poster of you actually”. You can find more information about the sweepstakes here.
Meanwhile, last month, the star appeared in a new song by Hyro The Hero, called ‘Kids Against The Monsters’. Taylor commented at the time: “It’s great to work with rising talent, especially when you’re a true fan.
“I was so excited to dance to this song with Hyro The Hero. He embodies what a true artist is supposed to do: make you feel something. This song is a great reminder that we are stronger together in the face of our demons.”
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