Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has signed on to direct 'Officer Downe,' an indie film adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name, and he's found his lead actor.
In a new interview with Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, the percussionist explains the importance of burning camel dung throughout the three-day event.
While the metal world waits for a new Slipknot album, the band’s members are keeping particularly busy in various forms. Joey Jordison’s new band Scar the Martyr will be opening up for Danzig; Corey Taylor has been busy with Stone Sour and has a new book; and now Deadline has reported that Shawn “Clown” Crahan has sealed the deal on his feature film directing debut with the moview ‘Officer Downe.’
Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan has worked in an innumerable amount of projects during his career, both on and offstage. Crahan is currently pursuing his latest endeavor, a documentary about eating disorders, and he's reached out to Slipknot fans and the general public to contribute to the project.
In 2011, a Facebook page was launched petitioning 'Saturday Night Live' to bring in Slipknot as a musical guest. It's hard to believe that the metal phenoms have never graced the 'SNL' stage, as they've brought the hate to 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno' in the past, along with multiple appearances on 'Conan' and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'