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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 25: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Shawn Crahan from Slipknot performs at 2015 Rock in Rio on September 25, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Raphael Dias/Getty Images)

Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan and his family are mourning the loss of, Gabrielle Crahan, his youngest daughter.

Crahan confirmed the tragic news very Slipknot’s Twitter with the following statement: “It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away yesterday – Saturday, May 18, 2019. She was 22 years old. Funeral arrangement will be forthcoming. My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward. Thank you. Much love, Clown.”


Slipknot singer Corey Taylor expressed his grief in a statement to his Instagram that read, “My heart has broken for my brother. Please keep the Crahan family in your thoughts and love. She will be missed.”

Instagram post by Corey Taylor * May 19, 2019 at 7:29pm UTC

49.4k Likes, 1,021 Comments - Corey Taylor (@coreytaylor) on Instagram

We send our deepest condolences to the Crahan family during this devastating time.


Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.