At two separate Knotfest Australia exhibits, Slipknot needed to pause their set because of followers climbing speaker towers.
On March 24 in Melbourne, one fan was seated atop the speaker tower for a number of songs earlier than competition authorities halted the band’s headlining efficiency, directing the fan to descend the tower to ensure that the present to proceed.
In a single fan-filmed video seen towards the underside of the web page, a fan had already scaled the tower by the point Slipknot launched into the sixth tune of the evening, “The Dying Track (Time to Sing),” which comes off final yr’s The Finish, So Far album.
The video captures some tune efficiency earlier than fading to a later second the place the group chants on the daredevil fan, eagerly awaiting the continuation of the Slipknot present.
It wasn’t till the beginning of the ninth tune of the set — “The Heretic Anthem” — that this fan was instructed to climb down as one determine stated by way of the PA system, “Hello Knotfest, we have stopped the present as a result of there’s individuals up within the air. Anyone that is up in a tower must get down or the present won’t begin till you are down.”
As soon as the fan’s toes hit the bottom as he was surrounded by safety guards, the determine talked about, “Okay, let’s make certain we do not try this once more. The present will begin.”
Frontman Corey Taylor then addressed the group, “I am unable to take you loopy motherfuckers wherever man, Jesus Christ! Obtained you climbing on shit, leaping off shit, rolling on shit — what the fuck?! That is advantageous, I am unable to keep mad at you. That is by far one among my favourite fucking international locations in the complete fucking world. I imply that. You guys helped put us the place we’re and we now have by no means forgotten that, god rattling it, so thanks so fucking a lot.”
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Two days later (March 26), at Knotfest Australia in Brisbane, one other fan scaled a tower throughout “Psychosocial,” leading to one other non permanent pause of their efficiency (as famous by setlist.fm). Footage of this incident has but to floor, nevertheless.
So, for now, watch this wild second within the pair of fan-shot movies under.
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Fan Climbs Speaker Tower Throughout Slipknot’s Knotfest Australia (Melbourne) Set
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