Unique Slipknot vocalist Anders Colsefni has issued a press release with reference to his upcoming tour which is able to discover him performing Slipknot‘s 1996 demo album “Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.” in its entirety. Colsefni is about to undertake that Australian/New Zealand trek alongside former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis.
A rivalry between Slipknot and Mushroomhead was a feud early on within the band’s careers, resulting in an notorious 1999 Slipknot live performance in Mushroomhead‘s stomping grounds of Cleveland, OH.
At that time nevertheless, Colsefni was already out of the group, having been changed by Corey Taylor again in 1997. Colsefni has newly revealed that his his plans to revisit these songs on the street stem partially from his intentions to pay tribute to his late former Slipknot bandmates Joey Jordison and Paul Grey.
Colsefni commented of the trek:
“As a lot of you’re conscious, I’m not huge on social media or speaking within the press however with the rising quantity of curiosity in my forthcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, I really feel it’s time to situation a press release.
My performances as a part of this tour are devoted to my fallen brothers, Joey and Paul. I miss you each dearly. I might be drawing on you each to ship these songs to our followers with the identical degree of aggression and volatility that we did collectively 27 years in the past.
I’d wish to acknowledge the huge outpouring of help from my followers all around the world. It has been extraordinarily touching to understand how a lot religion you will have had in me for all these years. I’ll do you all proud.
I’ll endeavor to maintain the set as genuine to the feelings and sentiments of which they’re written however I’ll ship them as I’m now, not the child I as soon as was. Since these songs had been written nearly three many years in the past, I’ve had many nice alternatives in numerous bands to hone my vocal talents, and stagecraft and to develop as an individual.
In response to Corey‘s effectively needs I’d wish to say ‘Thanks’. It might come as a shock to many maggots, however it’s truly Corey who I’ve maintained an ongoing friendship since my departure from the band. There has solely ever been a kinship between us. I take into account Corey a real brother and he has all the time had my again, and I his.
Thanks all once more in your adoration and help and I look ahead to delivering Australasia ‘Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.‘ for the primary time ever. Lengthy stay the KNOT.”
The effectively needs he spoke of above check with a present of help Taylor lately despatched out for that upcoming tour:
— fuck your checkmark (@CoreyTaylorRock) June 16, 2023
With Waylon Reavis, Kaosis, Sin Soto & Piston Fist:
10/11 Sydney, AUS – Crowbar
10/12 Adelaide, AUS – Enigma Bar
10/13 Melbourne, AUS – Bendigo Lodge
10/14 Brisbane, AUS – Mansfield Tavern
10/15 Gold Coast, AUS – Mo’s Desert Clubhouse
10/16 Toowoomba, AUS – Irish Membership Lodge
10/18 Auckland, NZ – Neck Of The Woods
10/19 Taranaki, NZ – 8 Bar Pool And Darts
10/20 Wellington, NZ – Valhalla
10/21 Christchurch, NZ – The Embankment
10/22 Queenstown, NZ – Yonder
10/23 Dunedin, NZ – Dive