COREY TAYLOR Performs Acoustic Version Of TOM PETTY's 'You Got Lucky'

August 9, 2010

Video footage of SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor performing an acoustic version of the TOM PETTY classic "You Got Lucky" on the Gibson bus at the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, which was held July 30 - August 1 at Knebworth Park, can be viewed at

Taylor has been saying in recent interviews that it's "too soon" for SLIPKNOT to decide its next steps following the recent death of the band's bassist, Paul Gray. Taylor told England's NME TV, "As far the future . . . it's really soon to tell. None of us can even fathom what to do yet. But as soon as we do, the world will be the first to know. It's not that we don't want to, it's just like, how do you do what makes sense when such a big piece of that puzzle is gone?"

Taylor added that Gray "was the spirit of SLIPKNOT. He wrote most of the music. Not a lot of people know that, so I've really been trying to get the word out about him and give him the recognition that he deserves."

The singer also said that he and his wife "have been taking care of" Gray's family. The late bass player's wife is expecting their first child next month.

The new STONE SOUR album, "Audio Secrecy", arrives on September 7. That band also features SLIPKNOT guitarist Jim Root.

Paul Gray's body was found on May 24 in a hotel room in a Des Moines, Iowa suburb. A coroner ruled that the 38-year-old musician died of an accidental overdose of morphine.

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