Shawn "Clown" Crahan

Nu metal, Musical Artist

1969 –

77

Who is Shawn "Clown" Crahan?

Michael Shawn Crahan, more commonly known by his stage persona "Clown", is an American musician, music producer, and artist. He is best known as one of the two custom percussionists and co-founder of the Grammy-winning heavy metal band Slipknot. When performing with Slipknot, he is also known by his number; 6. Crahan is the only remaining founding member in Slipknot.

At 44, Crahan is the oldest member of Slipknot, and has been largely responsible for the band's success with his extensive involvement in Slipknot's media production. Outside Slipknot, Crahan has had two side project bands called To My Surprise and Dirty Little Rabbits.

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Born
Sep 24, 1969
Des Moines
Also known as
  • Michael Shawn Crahan
  • Shawn Crahan
  • Clown
  • Kong
  • #6
  • BoBo Hong Kong
  • Clown Bin Smash
  • the useless one
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Des Moines
  • Iowa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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