SLIPKNOT Percussionist Forced To Skip 'Conan' Appearance

SLIPKNOT percussionist Clown (a.k.a. Shawn Crahan) was forced to miss the group's appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" Tuesday night (March 1) after his wife was taken ill. "The band actually dedicated their performance to him and his family — that is what [SLIPKNOT frontman] Corey Taylor said as the song started," a Roadrunner spokesperson told BLABBERMOUTH.NET.

Crahan's wife reportedly suffers from Crohn's Disease.

SLIPKNOT will kick off their "The Subliminal Verses Tour" with LAMB OF GOD and SHADOWS FALL on March 4 in Hartford, Connecticut.

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