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Tag Archives: Shawn Crahan

Slipknot’s Chris Fehn is suing the band over money dispute

Posted by on March 14, 2019

In some unexpected news, Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn is suing the band over a money dispute relating to merchandise. The Blast, claims Fehn feels that he hasn’t been compensated fairly over the years and is calling out specifically frontman Corey Taylor and fellow percussionist Shawn Crahan. He claims to have always been told that the […]

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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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Five things we learned from Corey Taylor’s AMA

Posted by on July 7, 2015

Earlier today, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor, who’s in hype mode for his book, You’re Making Me Hate You, took part in a Reddit AMA (which for those not in the know means “ask me anything:). He held forth on a variety of topics, even answering dumb questions like “how often to do you push your fingers […]

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Shawn Crahan to direct new film Officer Downe

Posted by on May 14, 2015

We keep hearing about metal musicians proving their knack in the entertainment industry either as writers or directors and the latest addition to the latter is Shawn Crahan from Slipknot after Entertainment Weekly revealed the first look of Crahan’s feature film Officer Downe. The leading role will be starred by Sons of Anarchy‘s Kim Coates and the story […]

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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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Did you hear this s**t about Slipknot’s Knotfest?

Posted by on September 30, 2014

If you’re heading out to Slipknot’s Knotfest next month, you’re going to be inundated with some amazing sights, some great sounds, and, well, the smell of shit. For serious. A press release about the festival states the following: “Knotfest has its own aroma that will infest your brain, body and clothes for days after the […]

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Corey Taylor discusses new Slipknot, moving on without Jordison

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Despite the lack of an album release in almost six years, Slipknot is still managing to remain in the spotlight. With drummer Joey Jordison’s departure from the band and the death of bassist Paul Gray, many fans are left wondering what exactly the future holds for Slipknot. In a recent interview with Rock Revolt Magazine, frontman […]

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan terrifies Grammy red carpet

Posted by on January 27, 2014

There’s been a lot of talk about how Slipknot will be returning this year, and while Jim Root seems content to do so from the studio, other members are being a little less subtle in starting up the pre-promotion for the band’s inevitable fifth album. Take, for example percussionist Shawn Crahan, better known as “Clown.” […]

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Slipknot’s Clown Down With ‘Downe’

Posted by on July 18, 2013

Slipknot’s Shawn “Clown” Crahan is adding film directing to his resume. The Slipknot co-founder and percussionist is set to direct the film version of Officer Downe, a graphic novel by Joe Casey and artist Chris Burnham, according to Revolver. Crahan, who has directed many of Slipknot’s videos, is also a partner in Man of Action […]

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Hollywood Undead Have A New Video Out

Posted by on December 11, 2012

Because Slipknot and Insane Clown Posse are in between albums right now, there needs to be another band to fill the ‘we wear masks’ void. Because Limp Bizkit is taking a while to unleash Stampede of the Disco Elephants, there’s also an unmistakable need for rap-rock among a small subset of America. Thankfully, Hollywood Undead have […]

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