Slipknot seems to have by chance confirmed the id of its latest member, Tortilla Man.
The masked metallers discovered a alternative percussionist final yr following their removed from amicable cut up with former member Chris Fehn. Dubbed ‘Tortilla Man’, the id of the brand new bandmate hasn’t but been formally revealed however a lot of fan theories have been shared over the past yr.
One ‘Knot fan and Reddit user, Les Connelly, previously shared his theory on the new guy’s id – after guitarist Jim Root informed The Art And Span Show that the thriller man as “a world-class pianist” and “a great percussionist” who’s “schooled in music.”
After placing all the items collectively, Connelly deduced that ‘Tortilla Man’ is Michael Pfaff, who has performed with the band’s Shawn “Clown” Crahan within the band Dirty Little Rabbit, in addition to Iowa’s personal The Snacks – who’ve since changed their very own keyboardist in latest months since Slipknot’s new album marketing campaign and touring started.
This principle has now seemingly been confirmed after a brand new digital pop-up store, promoting a lot of Slipknot objects together with neck gaiter face coverings resembling the masks of every member, listed Tortilla Man’s gaiter as “Pfaff Neck Gaiter Face Cover.”
Fans captured screenshots of the Pfaff itemizing earlier than it was modified to “New Guy Neck Gaiter Face Covering.”
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Yesterday (August 7), Slipknot’s Corey Taylor despatched a message to these complaining about having to put on a face masks in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, telling them to “stop whining and put your god damn mask on.”
Countries together with the UK, Australia, Vietnam, Mexico, Singapore and components of the US have launched face masks mandates to assist cease the unfold of coronavirus.
In an interview with Australia’s Triple M Rock, the Slipknot frontman was requested for his views on those that weren’t sticking to the face masks guidelines. “Stop whining and put your god damn mask on,” he started. “This isn’t an remoted incident. My nation’s loaded with these dumbasses that suppose it’s some kind of political standpoint or some kind of partisan rubbish.
“And I’m just like, ‘Are you serious?’ Just because you haven’t had anyone in your life affected by it doesn’t mean that it’s not a real thing.”
Meanwhile, Taylor has spoken in a brand new interview in regards to the course of behind recording his debut solo album ‘CMFT’, saying that the expertise made for “probably the most enjoyable album I’ve done since the first Slipknot album”.
The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman will launch ‘CMFT’ on October 2 by way of Roadrunner Records. The document was introduced final week and previewed with the tracks ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’ and ‘Black Eyes Blue’.