Bad news arrives from Nu Metal act, Slipknot's camp stating that they maybe on their way of losing one of their members, percussionist Shawn Crahan. The reports surfaced after Shawn himself hinted to the press that he wants to leave the band so he can spend more time with his family.
Revealing his plan to depart from the metal act, Shawn said that at the moment he is confused and would love to do anything outside of the band. "I'm in a really weird place in my life right now. I'm at a point where I wouldn't say I'm having a mid-life crisis but... I'd love to be doing anything other than Slipknot right now," he said.
Moreover, Shawn also stated the reason for his departure, saying "I've never wanted to be around my family as much as I want to be around them now. My wife is in the best health she's been in for a long while and I'm enjoying watching my kids grow up." He then added, "I guess I don't know who I am any more and that's pretty scary."
Meanwhile, Slipknot themselves are busy preparing the release of their new album "All Hope Is Gone", which is set to be dropped on August 26. Promoting the upcoming record the band have already spawned their first single "Psychosocial" through radio airplay on June 26.