Slipknot’s Clown Starts New Band: The Black Dots of Death

Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan has launched a new project called The Black Dots of Death. The first┬ásingle, “Lets Get Fucked Up”, can be heard here.

The band’s new album, Ever Since We Were Children, will see its release on January 11.


Live Footage from Slipknot ‘(sic)nesses’ DVD Posted Online

Video footage of Slipknot performing “Psychosocial” live at 2009’s Download Festival can be seen below.

The footage is taken from the band’s new “(sic)nesses” DVD due out on September 28 via Roadrunner.


Slipknot to Screen ‘(sic)nesses’ DVD in Theaters

Slipknot will be screening the Download Festival performance from their forthcoming “(sic)nesses” DVD at theaters across the country on September 22. A complete list of cities and theaters can be found here.

“(sic)nesses” will hit shelves on September 28 via Roadrunner.


Slipknot ‘(sic)nesses’ DVD to Feature Last Major Show with Paul Gray

Slipknot will release a DVD called “(sic)nesses” on September 28 via Roadrunner.

The DVD will feature the band’s June 2009 headlining performance at UK’s Download Festival in front of 80,000 fans. Shot with 30 cameras, the┬áconcert was one of the final major performances for founding member Paul Gray, who tragically passed away in May 2010.

The outing also includes a 45-minute behind the scenes documentary created by band percussionist Clown, as well as all four music videos from the “All Hope Is Gone” cycle.

“(sic)nesses” Track Listing:
01. 742617000027
02. (sic)
03. Eyeless
04. Wait and Bleed
05. Get This
06. Before I Forget
07. Sulfur
08. The Blister Exists
09. Dead Memories
10. Left Behind
11. Disasterpiece
12. Vermilion
13. Everything Ends
14. Psychosocial
15. Duality
16. People=Shit
17. Surfacing
18. Spit it Out


Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Died of Accidental Morphine Overdose

According to the Des Moines Register, Slipknot bassist Paul Gray died of an accidental overdose of morphine and fentanyl.

Gray’s body was found on May 24 at TownePlace Suites in Urbandale, IA.