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Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan – Awesome Rock Dads

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan is grooming his oldest son Gage to take over his role in the band whenever he hangs up his mask.

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Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan: ‘Slipknot 2014: You Can Smell It in the Air’

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

This year finds Slipknot playing just a few gigs as the band's members are scattered all over doing a variety of projects. However, Loudwire recently spoke with percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan on the Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet and he proclaimed that 2014 will feature a major return of the 'Knot!

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Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan Thanks Loyal Following: ‘My Fans Are My People’

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

With Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee recently writing an open letter to his fans explaining his disdain for photo requests, other artists like Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan are espousing the opposite philosophy when it comes to fan interaction.

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Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan Talks Mayhem Festival, Knotfest + Upcoming Album

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot's Clown Talks Mayhem, Knotfest + New Album

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Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan on the Motivation Behind Knotfest

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot recently announced that they are headlining their very own festival called Knotfest, which will take place over two days in Iowa and Wisconsin in August. Now, percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan explains what motivated the band to launch the festival and why they chose those two locations.

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Members of Slipknot Discuss New Paul Gray Best Bassist Award at Revolver Golden Gods

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

It seemed only fitting that at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, members of Slipknot - Corey Taylor, Sid Wilson and M. Shawn Crahan - would be on hand to present the award in the brand new Paul Gray Best Bassist category. The award was named in honor of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray who died in May 2010 from a drug overdose.

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Slipknot’s M. Shawn Crahan Talks Photography Book ‘The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (also known as Clown or #6) is gearing up to release an artistic photography book titled ‘The Apocalytic Nightmare Journey’ which is due out June 19 via MTV Books.

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Lars Ulrich Writes Forward To M. Shawn Crahan’s Photo Book

Lars Ulrich & M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot’s M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan will be premiering his new photo book ‘Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’ at the South By Southwest Music Festival next week in Austin, Texas. ‘Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’ is a collection of Crahan’s photography, and more specifically his experimental works exploring darkness and light.

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor and M. Shawn Crahan To Debut ‘Living Breathing Films’ at Sundance

Corey Taylor and M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Corey Taylor and M. Shawn Crahan may be best known for their collaborations with the band Slipknot, but now the duo are branching out with a new venture they’re calling Living Breathing Films.

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Slipknot’s Clown To Lecture at Drake University

Slipknot's Clown
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Hiring a clown for a university functions is a little absurd -- unless the clown is Slipknot percussionist M Shawn 'Clown' Crahan. The musician, who didn't graduate from college but has stated in interviews that he got his bachelor's, masters and doctorate degrees in the University of Rock 'n' Roll, will present a lecture called 'On Living Your Dreams,  Slipknot & Life' this evening (Nov. 15) from 6-7 p.m. local time at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

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