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Tag Archives: Shawn “Clown” Crahan

Slipknot might release ‘All Hope Is Gone’ b-sides

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Slipknot have released their highly anticipated album We Are Not Your Kind and have been murdering the charts. Now percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan adds to the hype by mentioning that previously unheard songs from All Hope Is Gone might be surfacing soon. Last year, Clown mentioned that the band recorded 11 alternate songs that ended up not making […]

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Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan, has died

Posted by on May 20, 2019

  We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. Gabrielle died on Saturday (18) at the age of 22. She was Crahan’s youngest daughter. The news broke yesterday (19th) as her cause of death has not been revealed while her family ask for […]

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Like father, like son: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s sons form band

Posted by on April 16, 2018

There are many fathers who dream about their offspring following in their footsteps and taking over the family business. Imagine if the family-owned business involves being part of one of the biggest metal bands in America? Slipknot are arguably the largest nu-metal acts to remain strong to this day, and while there have been rumors […]

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Today in Clowns: Clown Core performs in a porta-potty & Slipknot’s Clown schedules debut solo performance

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Today it’s safe to say, we’ve reached the end of the internet (again). There are people out there who want to get into metal that end up educating themselves by watching countless of videos and explanations on metal subgenres. However, what exactly is “clowncore?” ThePrp went ahead, and looked up the term on Urban Dictionary, […]

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Shawn “Clown” Crahan talks ‘Officer Downe,’ next Slipknot album

Posted by on November 23, 2016

Last Friday, Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s directorial debut, Officer Downe, was released on iTunes, Amazon and on demand. Based on the graphic novel and starring Sons of Anarchy’s Kim Coates, it’s a violent action movie about a Los Angeles police officer that’s resurrected from the dead. And while it’s Crahan’s first feature film, he’s had plenty of practice, directing […]

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Remember When: Howard Stern introduced Slipknot to the Insane Clown Posse?

Posted by on September 29, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Slipknot join KoRn to cover Beastie Boys

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Gentlemen, start your “aged white men rapping” jokes. Friday, January 23 was the London, England date of the European leg of Slipknot’s “Prepare For Hell” Tour at the Wembley Arena. Before the show, KoRn – who is the primary opening act on the tour – teased the possibility that they might be collaborating with their headliners for a […]

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Slipknot’s Clown Proclaims That “2014. The Knot’s Back…”

Posted by on May 17, 2013

Joey Jordison and Corey Taylor’s contrasting statements regarding Slipknot’s future have been well documented. However, if M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan’s comments on the Revolver Golden Gods’ black carpet is to be taken at face value, then 2014 could mark a proper return for Slipknot. While on the black carpet, Clown and Chris Fehn took part […]

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Slipknot Confirmed For Download Festival 2013

Posted by on September 27, 2012

Ready to get even more jealous of the UK festival? It’s been confirmed that Slipknot will be performing at next Summer’s Download Festival. They join already announced headliners Iron Maiden and Rammstein. Slipknot’s Clown had the following to saying about the band’s upcoming festival gig” “We are extremely honored to have been asked once again […]

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Slipknot Issues Statement Regarding Charges Against Paul Gray’s Doctor

Posted by on September 7, 2012

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was one of the eight patients named in physician Daniel Baldi involuntary manslaughter charges. The doctor is being accused of prescribing large amounts of narcotic painkillers to patients who later died of overdoses, including Gray. And yesterday, Slipknot made an official comment on the […]

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