Again on June 7, Loudwire reported that Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan could be lacking a few of the group’s European concert events to “are likely to his spouse who’s coping with ‘some well being points.’” Though he returned for his or her look at Download Festival on June 11 (and a few subsequent exhibits), it appears to be like like he’s going again to Iowa – and sitting out the remainder of their European exhibits – to proceed supporting her.
Earlier this morning (June 18), Clown made the next announcement on the band’s social media accounts:
Hey to all of our followers. Sadly I needed to return again residence to be with my spouse as a consequence of her medical state of affairs. Thanks for the overwhelming help for the few exhibits I used to be in a position to make. I’m so sorry for lacking the rest of those exhibits, I used to be actually wanting ahead to being there. As at all times, I’m so gracious on your overwhelming help for our household. I shall be seeing you all at our exhibits in July. See you quickly and hail Slipknot.
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Happily, the information was unanimously met with help from the “maggots.”
For example, one Twitter consumer replied, “Those you’re keen on are extra vital. Your followers shall be ready. Therapeutic vibes your approach,” whereas a Fb fan commented: “Hoping all is properly along with your spouse. I do know the sensation. Handle what’s vital with all our greatest needs. We received it from right here.”
In his original statement, Clown clarified that he and his spouse have “been by way of this earlier than,” which is clearly encouraging. Upon Clown’s reappearance at Obtain Competition, frontman Corey Taylor triumphantly shouted: “First issues first, god rattling it, we received him again – make some noise for the Clown! Secondly, clearly, for his household, I would like you all to scream your fucking asses off to allow them to fucking hear them again in America!”
As famous in Clown’s newest replace, he plans to return for the group’s set at Rock Fest on July 14. Earlier than then, nevertheless, Slipknot have a number of extra European dates to satisfy, together with their efficiency at Hellfest Open Air Festival tonight (June 18) and stops in Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal.
In different information, Slipknot lately debuted a new song, “Loss of life March” (with an accompanying music video), which turned out to be the opening monitor of their surprising new EP, Adderall. Launched on June 9, Adderall comprises a number of variations of the opening music from final yr’s The End, So Far LP., and listeners initially had mixed opinions on it.
Slipknot additionally parted ways with keyboardist Craig Jones earlier this month; since then, followers have had a wide range of reactions and the band have shared a creepy photo of (and played some rarities with) their mysterious new member. Naturally, devotees have additionally been theorizing about the person’s identity, and we’ve been trying to figure it out, too.
After all, Loudwire sends properly needs to Clown and his spouse.
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