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This is the setlist from the first night of Corey Taylor’s solo tour

From Slipknot to Stone Sour to CMFT, check out what Corey Taylor played on the first night of his U.S. headline tour.

Corey Taylor made his return to the stage earlier this week as part of a socially-distanced U.S. solo headline run in support out of his latest album CMFT.

And as well as debuting many songs from that record at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona, Corey also unleashed plenty of material from his other bands Slipknot and Stone Sour, plus a couple of covers thrown in for good measure across the 23-song performance (according to setlist.fm).

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From Slipknot’s rarely-played but beautiful All Hope Is Gone single Snuff, to Stone Sour hits like Made Of Scars, Through Glass and Bother, to solo sing-alongs like CMFT Must Be Stopped, Samantha’s Gone and Meine Lux, it sounds like Corey treated fans to a typical rollercoaster of a show…

Check out the setlist (note that setlist.fm says it is out of order, but this is what he played):

1. Bother (Stone Sour song)
2. Home
3. Zzyzx Rd. (Stone Sour song)
4. In The Flesh? (Pink Floyd cover)
5. Made Of Scars (Stone Sour song)
6. Snuff (Slipknot song)
7. Song #3 (Stone Sour song)
8. Silverfish
9. Samantha’s Gone
10. Shakin’ (Eddie Money cover)
11. Taciturn (Stone Sour song)
12. Tired (Stone Sour song)
13. Culture Head
14. Halfway Down
15. Meine Lux
16. HWY 666
17. Black Eyes Blue
18. Kansas
19. CMFT Must Be Stopped
20. The Travelers, Pt. 2 (Stone Sour song)
21. European Tour Bus Bathroom Song
22. On the Dark Side (John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band cover)
23. Through Glass (Stone Sour song)

And see some videos from the show below:

Snuff:

Bother:

Made Of Scars:

CMFT Must Be Stopped:

Discussing the return of live music back in March, Corey said of learning how to keep gig-goers safe amid the pandemic: The only way this happens is if we learn to do it. We have to get on with it. President Biden was talking about the fact that it’s a national emergency that there’s been no school – real school – and a real plan in place, because there was really nobody running the boat for God knows how long, and that’s been a national emergency. And a lot of people feel like that about what they do for a living.

I’m not gonna put what I do as important as education. However, what I do is responsible for a lot of people’s livelihoods. And the faster I can find a way to get us all back doing that in a way that doesn’t endanger people, the better. Instead of just kind of using it as a crutch and waiting for it to go away… Guess what? This may never go away. We need to learn to adapt – we need to adapt and move on and find ways to do this. Like I said, once the vaccine’s had a chance to really kind of do its thing, we will really start to have those tentative steps back towards normalcy as best we can.”

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Posted on May 19th 2021, 11:35a.m.
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