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
As we barrel into the new year we want to take one last look at our most popular news stories (by topic) on our website in 2019. Thanks for being here with us and choosing us for your music news, interviews, reviews and other entertaining content we try to provide daily! Continue reading
When it comes to Slipknot, for the most part, Ghost Cult has stayed out of the “who is Tortilla man?” hijinks of the rest of the music journalism world. We were happy to cover Knotfest Roadshow at one of the first dates, share our early review of We Are Not Your Kind (Roadrunner) and keep the “what does Corey Taylor think”? Rumble to a dull roar, because we don’t post that nonsense here. However, a YouTuber we like, The House of Masks just cracked the code (he found out on Reddit), so we thought we’d share! Here is the big reveal! Continue reading
With everything Slipknot has been through in the last few years, you’d have thought they would have explored enough darkness and misery to last a lifetime, wanting to escape the cold expanse of unrelenting blackness with a renewed sense of optimism.