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Stone Sour stream Bad Brains cover

Stone Sour have made their cover of Bad Brains track Sailin’ On available to stream.

It’s the opening track from Corey Taylor and co’s Straight Outta Burbank EP, due for release on limited edition coloured vinyl November 27.

The release is limited to 5000 copies for Record Store Day’s Black Friday celebrations. The EP also includes covers of Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden and Rolling Stones tracks.

Guitarist Josh Rand said: “To stay true to the original recordings of these songs, we tried to recreate the sounds and tones that the original artist used. This was both fun and challenging, but the end result was worth all the hard work everyone put in.”

It’s the follow-up to this year’s Meanwhile In Burbank… set and, according to frontman Corey Taylor, is the second in what will be a trio of Burbank covers releases.

Bad Brains guitarist Dr Know is recovering after being admitted to hospital this month. His condition was originally described as “critical” and the band asked fans to pray for him.

Stef wrote close to 5000 stories during his time as assistant online news editor and later as online news editor between 2014-2016. An accomplished reporter and journalist, Stef has written extensively for a number of UK newspapers and also played bass with UK rock favourites Logan. His favourite bands are Pixies and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Stef left the world of rock'n'roll news behind in late 2016 and has since moved to his beloved Canada.