When we last saw Stone Sour, the triple-Grammy nominated group was playing sold-out shows around the planet in support of 2006's critically acclaimed Come What(ever) May, a sonic blockbuster that entered Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart at No. 4 and went on to sell more than a half-million copies on the strength of three radio hits, including the No. 1 smash single, "Through Glass." Billboard hailed the record as "an intense, taut piece of work," Alternative Press called the group "masters of ass-kicking," adding," In a better America, Stone Sour would be the face of American rock," and Revolver magazine gave the disc four stars and praised the quintet for "demonstrating a dynamic range equaled by few of their peers." Four years later, the quintet (vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarists James Root and Josh Rand, bassist Shawn Economaki and drummer Roy Mayorga) have returned with a broadened range, a deepened perspective and the determination to make new album AUDIO SECRECY a multi-layered record free of stylistic limitations. "It's everything I've ever wanted to do on one album," says Taylor. "It's heavy, it's melodic, it's dark, it's slow, it's light and it's beautiful. You'll hear something different with each listen." "This album really represents everything we've been threatening to do," says Taylor. "It has so many different vibes and styles.it's probably the best thing I've done in a long time."