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Shawn Crahan

Shawn Crahan

Real/full name:
Michael Shawn Crahan
47 (born Sep 24th, 1969)
Place of origin:
United States (Des Moines, Iowa)


Shawn Crahan, or Clown, is best known as one of the two percussionists of nu-metal band, Slipknot.

He uses deeply-toned toms in his percussion set.

Crahan says he had a happy youth, and states that he has nothing except for love and respect for his parents.


Shawn found a dead crow in his driveway, and kept it in a big, commercial pickle jar, and carried it around at shows until it turned to mush. During shows Shawn would open the jar, this would cause him to vomit all over the place and also cause fans to start vomiting all over the place. It was kept in the jar with all the maggots. It started secreting a brown liquid and became a fine sauce. Some ...

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Added on: 2012-11-05 18:20:11 Last modified on: 2015-09-11 06:18:24
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