Slipknot percussionist Shawn “Clown” Crahan has today shared the devastating news that his daughter, Gabrielle, has died at the very young age of 22.
Taking to social media, Crahan shared the news and asked for people to give him and his family privacy.
“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 18th, 2019,” Crahan wrote.
“She was 22 years old. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward. Thank you. Much love, clown.”
Slipknot have just announced their upcoming album, We Are Not Your Kind, which is slated for release on Friday, 9th August, before they head down for an Australian tour alongside Metallica later this year.
Read Crahan’s post below. R.I.P. Gabrielle Crahan.