Slipknot’s talented percussionist Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan was the latest interview guest of The Fred Minnick Show and answered a couple of highly-wondered questions of the Fred Minnick.
As you might already know, Slipknot is famous for its iconic masks for almost 25 years and they’re changing their appearance frequently, especially before the release of their latest albums.
Clown was asked if the community will be ever able to see them unmasked. The answer is, no. Clown stated that they do not belong to the community’s hypothesis and not planning to get off their masks ever.
Here is what Shawn Crahan told to Fred:
“People ask me all the time, ‘Are you gonna take off the mask?’ And I say, ‘Why do I need to do that?’ You’re only asking me because of behavior. You’re only doing that because you have a hypothesis of all the other artists, some way or not, but I’m not a part of that test, that field research.
I’m the Clown in a band called Slipknot. We are not your kind. We are not like you. We’re not part of your hypothesis.”
“For me, it’s pure religion. It’s my life. And I can’t even fathom going in so personal because of laziness or stress or just the will to not wanna put it on anymore. I signed the deal we did in the beginning, and there’s just never been any thought of anything else. I really couldn’t fathom us any other way. I would feel cheapened; I would feel betrayed.
I think that’s the difference. It’s the self-worth in the dream, in the art that you create. Ours is very, very, very precise, and we do not deter away from staying the course.”
You can watch the whole interview below.
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