Shawn Crahan

Shawn Crahan

 

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Michael Shawn Crahan (born September 24, 1969), more commonly known by his stage persona "Clown", is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, director and photographer. He is best known as one of the two custom percussionists and co-founder of the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Slipknot. When performing with Slipknot, he is also known as Number 6. Crahan is the only remaining founding member in Slipknot.

Crahan is the oldest member of Slipknot, and has been largely responsible for the band's success with his extensive involvement in Slipknot's media production, directing Slipknot's music videos. Outside Slipknot, Crahan had two side project bands called To My Surprise and Dirty Little Rabbits. He also directed the 2016 film, Officer Downe.

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Slipknot
 
To My Surprise
 
To My Surprise is the only album by American alternative rock band To My Surprise.
To My Surprise
 
Dirty Little Rabbits
 
Dirty Little Rabbits is the only album by American indie band Dirty Little Rabbits released on July 6, 2010.

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Slipknot’s Clown on Knotfest, the end of the band, and his relationship with Joey Jordison
  –  December 19, 2017
The masked band took their festival to Mexico City earlier this year He’s been the driving creative force of Slipknot for over two decades, and Clown, aka Shawn Crahan, is also the ... It sounds like you hate the music business! Do you still enjoy ...
Slipknot’s Clown on Knotfest, the end of the band, and his relationship with Joey Jordison
  –  December 19, 2017
Clown: “The Mexican people were up our ass ... This is all fake.” It sounds like you hate the music business! Do you still enjoy what you do? “Of course, would I be here? I’m here because I love this. This is what I wanna do.
Send in the Clown
  –  December 13, 2017
live music, a children’s showcase, drumming by Chata Addy, and records from Portland’s preeminent DJ Lamar LeRoy. Nikki Brown Clown is such an energizing presence at events, dancing with children or sashaying at parades, that it seems like clowning has ...
Clown: Next Slipknot album could be my last
  –  December 13, 2017
As Slipknot continue writing material for what will be their 6th studio album, Shawn “Clown” Crahan says “this could be ... “A lot of it is bringing all this emotion to art and music. And honestly, this music that we're writing right now is the ...
SLIPKNOT's Shawn "Clown" Crahan Feels Like The Next Album Could Be His Last
  –  December 12, 2017
Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan recently revealed that himself ... "A lot of it is bringing all this emotion to art and music. And honestly, this music that we're writing writing right now is just like the proof of looking inward and being ...
Slipknot’s Clown on Knotfest, the end of the band, and his relationship with Joey Jordison
  –  December 19, 2017
The masked band took their festival to Mexico City earlier this year He’s been the driving creative force of Slipknot for over two decades, and Clown, aka Shawn Crahan, is also the main man behind the band’s eponymous Knotfest. Three years ago ...
Shawn Crahan hints at Slipknot future
  –  December 15, 2017
Shawn 'The Clown' Crahan has hinted Slipknot's next album could be their last. The 48-year-old musician feels he is at the stage in his life where he has "done enough work" and admitted the heavy metal group, who are currently working on their sixth studio ...
Shawn Crahan Offers Update On New Slipknot Album
  –  November 4, 2017
Slipknot rocker Shawn Crahan has offered an update on the band's new album. Speaking with MetalHammer.com, Crahan said that the band has "seven or eight" songs written for the new release, which will follow their 2014 release . 5: The Gray Chapter.

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