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Hollywood Undead Unveil ‘We Are’ Video Directed by Slipknot’s Clown + Announce January Tour

Hollywood Undead
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Hollywood Undead have unleashed the music video for the track 'We Are,' the first single from their upcoming 2013 album, 'Notes From the Underground,' due Jan. 8. The video was directed by Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan and is available below for your eyeballs to experience.

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Slipknot’s Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan to Direct Video for Hollywood Undead Track ‘We Are’

Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com / Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Hollywood Undead are gearing up to release their third studio album, 'Notes From the Underground' in 2013. With another year coming our way, rock and metal acts from around the world will attempt to create the biggest buzz of the year, capturing the spotlight for themselves and their music. To give Hollywood Undead a little extra boost for the new single 'We Are,' the band has recruited Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan to direct the song's music video.

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Slipknot’s Clown Talks Knotfest, ‘Antennas to Hell,’ Legacy of Paul Gray + More

Shawn 'Clown' Crahan
Loudwire

Waiting patiently outside of the band trailers during the 2012 Heavy MTL Festival in Montreal, Canada, we couldn't help but feel anxiously elated that we were about to speak with Slipknot percussionist / backup vocalist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan. After he allowed us into his den, we spoke with Clown about the past, present and future of Slipknot in an interview you won't want to miss.

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Explains How Band Member Numbers Came to Be

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

While each of the Slipknot band members having a number assigned to them is just part of the fun of following the group, percussionist Shawn Crahan reveals that there was no master plan on how they would lineup and after deciding to adopt the idea, everything fell into place.

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Plans For His Son to Take Over ‘Clown’ Spot After Retirement

Shawn 'Clown' Crahan
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Shawn 'Clown' Crahan is one of the most renowned members of Slipknot. The percussionist and backing vocalist has dawned many different clown masks during his tenure with the band, all of them being some of the most memorable metal disguises in Slipknot's long history. You may consider Crahan to be irreplaceable, but Clown has plans for a worthy successor to to take over his role when he retires -- his son, Gage Crahan.

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Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Details Writing Progress for Potential New Album

M. Shawn Crahan
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot has been holding off on talk of a new record while they continue to get used to life without bassist and major musical inspiration Paul Gray. But the hesitation about continuing their career that was prominent in the year following the bassist's death is starting to turn to inspiration and a desire by the band members to cope with their feelings through writing.

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Slipknot’s Clown Details ‘Antennas to Hell’ + Explains Keeping Current Bassist Out of Sight

Slipknot's Clown
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Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan talks about his disdain for greatest hits albums and why their forthcoming retrospective 'Antennas to Hell' is so much more. In his typically candid fashion, Crahan also talks about why temporary bassist Donnie Steele will remain off stage while playing with the band.

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Slipknot Percussionist Shawn Crahan Finalizes ‘Antennas to Hell’ Trailer Series

Shawn Crahan
YouTube

Short of recapping former members, it looks as though the Slipknot 'Antennas to Hell' trailer series is coming to an end with percussionist and founding member Shawn Crahan.

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Slipknot’s Clown: ‘We’re the Greatest Band in the World’

Slipknot's Clown
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan recently offered his unfiltered opinion of the band and its naysayers, as well as explaining how he transitions from married father of three to masked madman behind the kegs.

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Watch Slipknot Members’ Short Film ‘Thy Shalt I’

Slipknot, 'Thy Shalt I'
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They warned you it was coming, and now Slipknot's Corey Taylor and Shawn "Clown" Crahan have unleashed their moviemaking debut on the world. Titled 'Thy Shalt I,' the 15-minute short film debuted at Sundance last weekend, and it serves as the opening salvo in the duo's plans for their new film and television production company Living Breathing Films.

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