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!
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.
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.
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.