At two separate Knotfest Australia reveals, Slipknot needed to pause their set attributable to followers climbing speaker towers.
On March 24 in Melbourne, one fan was seated atop the speaker tower for a number of songs earlier than pageant authorities halted the band’s headlining efficiency, directing the fan to descend the tower to ensure that the present to proceed.
In a single fan-filmed video seen towards the underside of the web page, a fan had already scaled the tower by the point Slipknot launched into the sixth tune of the night time, “The Dying Song (Time to Sing),” which comes off final yr’s The Finish, So Far album.
The video captures some tune efficiency earlier than fading to a later second the place the gang chants on the daredevil fan, eagerly awaiting the continuation of the Slipknot present.
It wasn’t till the beginning of the ninth tune of the set — “The Heretic Anthem” — that this fan was instructed to climb down as one determine mentioned by means of the PA system, “Hi Knotfest, we’ve stopped the show because there’s people up in the air. Anybody that’s up in a tower needs to get down or the show will not commence until you’re down.”
As soon as the fan’s toes hit the bottom as he was surrounded by safety guards, the determine talked about, “Okay, let’s make sure we don’t do that again. The show will commence.”
Frontman Corey Taylor then addressed the gang, “I can’t take you crazy motherfuckers anywhere man, Jesus Christ! Got you climbing on shit, jumping off shit, rolling on shit — what the fuck?! That’s fine, I can’t stay mad at you. This is by far one of my favorite fucking countries in the entire fucking world. I mean that. You guys helped put us where we are and we have never forgotten that, god damn it, so thank you so fucking much.”
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Two days later (March 26), at Knotfest Australia in Brisbane, one other fan scaled a tower throughout “Psychosocial,” leading to one other momentary pause of their efficiency (as famous by setlist.fm). Footage of this incident has but to floor, nevertheless.
So, for now, watch this wild second within the pair of fan-shot movies beneath.
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Fan Climbs Speaker Tower Throughout Slipknot’s Knotfest Australia (Melbourne) Set
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