Slipknot percussionist Sean “Clown” Crahan will be attending Download Festival to care for his wife, who has “health issues,” as revealed in the band’s personal statement. It has been revealed that he will be absent from future performances, including, for an undetermined period. social media pages.
The band will begin a series of European tour dates today (June 7), the rest before returning to the US in July for two festival appearances (Rock Fest and Inkcarceleration Festival). It is scheduled to occupy the following month, after which performances in the United States are scheduled. Blue Ridge Rock Festival in September.
In a statement, Crown detailed that they are spending time at home “to work through health issues” and that their goal is to “get back on tour as soon as possible.”
The percussionist, who had to pull out of a tour of Australia in 2016 after the death of his father-in-law, said: “We’ve been through things like this before, but as always we appreciate the love and support. .
See the full statement below.
Hello fans, I’m Piero. I would like to take a moment to let you all know that I am back home to work through my wife’s health issues and will be back on the road as soon as possible.
We’ve been through this before and as always, thank you for your love and support. See you soon.
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In a newly published interview that preceded the announcement, Crown said: once again! He says he constantly feels the weight of time itself and how it affects him.
“I feel like I have a much different approach to everyday life. I am a more spiritual person. I think I’ll be more honest and truthful,” he said of himself today, adding, “The person I’ve fought the most with is the clown. My therapist says I only speak the truth when I’m wearing a mask. I’ll leave the decision up to you.
A clown thinks about his future in Slipknot
Elsewhere, he ponders the importance of Slipknot as a band whose whole is greater than the sum of its parts, wondering how much this is greater than himself as an individual member.
the clown asks once again!, “I’ll leave that up to you, but here’s the question: Will the Download folks still demand to see Slipknot if I wasn’t in the band?” Do people want it? Please tell me the truth. don’t think about it. “
The long-running heavy metal outlet responded bluntly, saying that Slipknot was actually greater than its members, and that “people come for what Slipknot is, not for who’s behind each mask.” I told you.
In gratitude for this honesty, Crown replies: Because I have devoted my life to the wonderful thought process known as Slipknot, and have shared it with so many wonderful people, I believe it is one. Frankly, I was being teased by my band members for using that term. “Slipknot is one, and if you don’t know it, it will be,” I say. It will envelop your thoughts, your emotions, your goosebumps, your blood. “
“I also believe that Slipknot would have continued if the clown hadn’t been on stage after these 26 shows,” he said, before breaking news that he had to be absent to help his wife. ) put everyone at ease. “Now I do” there it is! I’m just saying that when I go on stage every night, I’m going to be like, “Wow, can I be here?” I’m scared. But Slipknot has been that way since day one. You should be scared too “
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