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Shawn Crahan

Biography

Referred to as Clown, he performed using the Grammy Award-nominated rock band, Slipknot together with singer Corey Taylor, guitarists Mick Thomson and Jim Main, bassist Chris Fehn, DJ Sid Wilson, and keyboardist Craig Jones. He was also associated with a lot of the band’s mass media presence. His steel band was referred to as The Pale Types in 1993, however they ultimately transformed it to Slipknot on drummer Joey Jordison’s recommendation once they released a melody with this name. He’s performed at Ozzfest. He’s also used the rings To My Shock and Dirty Small Rabbits. He was raised in Iowa along with his Irish parents; he wedded Chantel Crahan in 1992 and afterwards fathered four kids with her. He was employed to immediate the film predicated on the graphic book, “Official Downe,” by Joe Casey and Chris Burnham, in 2013; his manufacturer was Tag Neveldine.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shawn Crahan
Date Of Birth September 24, 1969
Place Of Birth Des Moines, IA
Height 1.78 m
Profession Drummer
Nationality American
Spouse Chantel Crahan
Children Alexandria Crahan, Gabrielle Crahan, Simon Crahan, Gage Crahan
Parents Mary V. Crahan, Michael J. Crahan
Music Groups Slipknot, Dirty Little Rabbits, To My Surprise, Painface
Movies Officer Downe, The Devil's Carnival, Voliminal: Inside the Nine, Disasterpieces, Behind the Mask, Day of the Gusano
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 Founded Big Orange Clown Records in 2005.
2 Release of All Hope Is Gone [August 2008]
3 On Rockstar Mayhem Festival Tour [July 2008]
4 Had to miss several 'Subliminal Verses' (qav) tour dates due to his wife's illness. [June 2005]
5 Recording with To My Surprise. [January 2006]
6 Has been nominated 6 times for a Grammy
7 Won first Grammy in 2006 with Slipknot.
8 Welcomed his fourth child, a son, named Simon Richard Crahan (b. January 20, 2004)
9 Custom-constructed his own drumset, welding it together out of titanium.
10 Fourth child, Simon Richard Crahan, born January 20 2004.
11 Children: son Gage Crahan and daughters Alexia Crahan and Gabriel Crahan
12 Has suffered the following injuries while performing: Slipped vertebrae, broken ribs and a gash on his forehead requiring 12 stitches.
13 His father is a real estate developer.
14 Founder and the oldest member of the metal band Slipknot.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short
The Vatican Tapes 2015 Iraq War Veteran
The Devil in I 2014 Short Chris Fehn
A Beary Scary Movie 2012 Father
The Devil's Carnival 2012 The Tamer
Rollerball 2002 Slipknot Band Member
Slipknot: Welcome to Our Neighborhood 1999 Video short Number 6

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Officer Downe 2016
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short
The Devil in I 2014 Short
Motionless in White: America 2013 Short
Slipknot: Goat - The 10th Anniversary of Iowa 2011 Documentary
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short writer: "Psychosocial"
The Devil in I 2014 Short writer: "The Devil in I"
Rage 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Metal Evolution 2012 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Resident Evil 2002 writer: "My Plague New Abuse Mix" - as M. Shawn Crahan

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short
The Devil in I 2014 Short
Motionless in White: America 2013 Short co-creator

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short musician: backing vocals - as Clown / musician: drums - as Clown / musician: percussion - as Clown

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slipknot: XIX 2015 Video short executive producer
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary producer

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Disasterpieces 2002 Video

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enter the House of Shock: A Shockumentary Documentary post-production Himself
The Roast on the Range 2014 Video Himself
Golden Gods Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
Metal Evolution 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Slipknot: Goat - The 10th Anniversary of Iowa 2011 Documentary Himself
Voliminal: Inside the Nine 2006 Video documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Himself
Disasterpieces 2002 Video Himself
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll 2001 Documentary Himself (Slipknot)

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#Trademark
1 Usually wears a clown mask that has a pentagram, and the numbers 666 on it. The back of his mask also has a piece ripped off, revealing a bloody brain.


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