Slipknot’s “Tortilla Man” Shares Unmasked Photo in Slovenia

While Slipknot continues to avoid answering the question: Who is “Tortilla Man”, he can’t help show his face and leave other clues about his identity. When Slipknot visited Postojna Cave, the most extensive cave system in Slovenia naturally made of limestone, percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan, drummer Jay Weinberg, and “Tortilla Man” appeared out of costume. Several photos from their visit can be seen below. Ghost Cult shared the news that a YouTuber broke the news last fall ahead of every other music site covering the band that “Tortilla Man.” is really multi-instrumentalist Michael Pfaff. Pfaff played keyboards with Crahan in the band Dirty Little Rabbits and is also a member of the Iowa-based duo The Snacks. Included in the image gallery is a picture of the page in the Postojna Cave, the unmasked photo of the band, and the visitors’ book signed by the three members of the band, with the middle signature appearing to contain the word “Pfaff”. Continue reading

Slipknot Shares Short Film “Pollution” Directed by M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan

Metal superstars Slipknot have shared “Pollution,” a twenty-minute short film directed by the band’s own M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. The film is streaming now on the band’s YouTube channel. The expanded film centers around Slipknot’s official music video for ‘Nero Forte,’ performance video from their latest hit album, We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner Records). The band has kicked off their new European headline tour tonight, with frequent touring partners Behemoth in support. Continue reading

Slipknot Has Almost an Entire Extra New Album of Material Recorded

In a new interview with Kerrang, M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan has revealed that the writing sessions for Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind, resulted in far more material than is on the album releasing August 8th from Roadrunner Records. The band has written fifteen addition songs and recorded “at least seven or eight” other songs that didn’t get selected for the album. The tracks are all finished with vocals. Crahan commented: Continue reading