The Bahomar YouTube channel has uploaded video of SLIPKNOT‘s June 21 live performance at Mercedes-Benz Area in Berlin, Germany. Try the clips under.
In a current interview with Finland’s Chaoszine, SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor was requested concerning the group’s new keyboardist, two weeks after Taylor and his bandmates introduced the departure of longtime member Craig Jones.
“Clearly, any time you’ve gotten a change like that, it makes you must sort of lean into adversity a bit bit,” Corey mentioned. “We took a bit extra time to sort of determine issues out. Clearly, [him being a] new man.”
Taylor added: “[He’s] good — actually good. He is a complete musician. But it surely took him a second to sort of discover his means. However now he is killing it; now he is actually, actually good.”
SLIPKNOT performed its first present with its new thriller member on June 7 on the Nova Rock pageant in Austria. The live performance befell hours after the band introduced in a social media put up that it had parted methods with Jones.
A short while after SLIPKNOT revealed Jones‘s exit from the group, the band’s authentic put up saying his departure was deleted and a photograph was shared of SLIPKNOT‘s obvious new member. The identical unidentified particular person appeared onstage behind the keyboards on the Nova Rock present and all subsequent SLIPKNOT tour dates.
No motive was given for Jones‘s departure from SLIPKNOT.
Jones joined SLIPKNOT in early 1996, shortly after the band had completed the recording of its demo album “Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.” He was initially introduced in to interchange Donnie Steele, one of many two authentic guitarists, although he rapidly moved on to the function of sampling and keyboards. Following the departure of drummer Joey Jordison in 2013, Jones was the second-longest-serving member within the band.
Every week in the past, it was introduced that SLIPKNOT co-founder and percussionist M. Shawn Crahan (a.okay.a. Clown) would as soon as once more sit out among the band’s upcoming exhibits with a purpose to keep residence along with his spouse, who’s affected by undisclosed well being points.
SLIPKNOT is continuous to tour in help of its newest album, “The Finish, So Far”, which was launched final September through Roadrunner Information. The follow-up to “We Are Not Your Type”, it’s the band’s remaining report with Roadrunner after first signing with the rock and steel label in 1998.