You can never start planning ahead early enough for the Christmas Season…which is basically upon us according to all your local shops. Chris from the RR US office pretended to be Santa to scope out the following info. What are members from Stone Sour camp going to be giving this year? What are they hoping to get? The music situation on this front is as follows: Corey Taylor: records to give: Nirvana ‘Bleach’, The Vines, Rolling Stones ‘Let It Bleed’, The Hives, Local H, White Stripes. records to receive: ‘200mph’ by Bill Cosby, Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits, The Mentors ‘Up The Dose’, the 1st Cynic’s album, new Audioslave record. Shawn Economaki: records to give: Lost Prophets, Avril Lavigne, Incubus ‘Morning View’, Metallica ‘Master of Puppets’, Prince ‘Purple Rain’. records to receive: nothing – has all he wants. Jim Root: records to give: Blur ’13’, Radiohead ‘OK Computer’, Portishead ‘Live in NYC’, The Haunted ‘The Haunted Made Me Do It’, The Beatles White Album. records to receive: Rolling Stones ‘Goat’s Head Soup’, Beatles ‘Rubber Sole’, Anthrax ‘Fistfull of Metal’, Deftones ‘White Pony’, Queens of the Stone Age ‘Songs for the Deaf’. Tickets on sale now for Stone Sour UK dates in February.