As previously reported, criminal charges were filed this week against a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor who is accused of contributing to the deaths of eight patients, including Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Now, Slipknot percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan, who was one of the people interviewed by police for the case, has spoken out on the matter.
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 —
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 percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (also known as Clown or #6) is gearing up to release an artistic photography book titled ‘The Apocalytic Nightmare Journey’ which is due out June 19 via MTV Books.
Slipknot percussionist and backup vocalist Shawn “Clown” Crahan already plays the part of a psychotic circus freak onstage, but now he’s taking his intensity to the silver screen. Crahan is set to make his acting debut in the upcoming film, ‘The Devil’s Carnival.’