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Corey Taylor is keeping fans plenty entertained ahead of the new Slipknot album, this time taking on a genre-bending cover.

Taylor tackled some classic songs in Garden Grove, California, last night, covering Guns N’ Roses and Van Halen in a solo set.

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More surprisingly, Taylor put his own twist on David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream,” with a fan taking the opportunity to film the performance.

The set has many fans playing with the idea of a Corey Taylor solo album. As great as that sounds, the vocalist previously shot down the idea in an interview with Rocksverige.

“I’ve been getting questions about solo stuff forever,” Taylor says. “But it’s a good problem to have. But, at the same time, I’m in two fantastic bands. Why would I ever?”

Taylor says releasing a solo album might be selfish, especially while both his bands are flourishing. It may be a possibility going forward, though, and we’ll be waiting.

“Unless I wanted to get super greedy, why would I try to split off and do something else?” he continues “I’m very fulfilled by the music that I get to make with both bands. Is there a solo album in me? Yes. But it’s not gonna be for a few more years.”

The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has been making his rounds, appearing on a Falling In Reverse track as well as a Kid Bookie song recently.

Check out Taylor’s Bowie cover below.

Slipknot’s next album We Are Not Your Kind drops Aug. 9, and the band released a convenient countdown clock for fans to follow. The album is available for preorder now.

Slipknot recently announced the Knotfest Roadshow North America tour, hitting the road this July with Volbeat, Gojira and Behemoth. You can grab tickets here and check out dates below.

Dates:

07/26 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/27 – San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
08/01 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
08/03 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
08/04 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
08/06 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
08/08 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
08/10 – Des Moines, IA @ Iowa State Fairgrounds*
08/11 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/12 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/14 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
08/16 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
08/17 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
08/18 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
08/20 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
08/21 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
08/23 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
08/24 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
08/25 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
08/27 – Mansfield, MA @ The Xfinity Center
08/28 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
08/30 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
08/31 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
09/01 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
09/03 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
09/04 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
09/06 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas
09/07 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
09/08 – The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
*Iowa State Fair – Slipknot and Gojira only

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