Slipknot Bringing It’s ‘KnotFest’ Festival To Southern California In October!

Have you ever wanted to pet a goat while downing a cup of beer and listening to some of the best metal bands in the world all at the same time?  Random question, I know.  But if you live near Southern California, you can actually do just that at the end of October this year thanks to Slipknot!

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That’s right – it’s Slipknot’s 2nd Annual KnotFest Music Festival coming to San Bernardino, California on October 24-25-26 and presale tickets are actually on sale now!  More than 60 bands will be on separate stages throughout the three days, with the headliner of course being Slipknot who will be performing two different sets on October 25th & 26th and will include new material from their upcoming album.  Speaking of that, if you order tickets through Ticketmaster HERE, you will automatically receive a digital download for the new Slipknot album when it’s released.

Oh, but this festival is about much more than the music.  All around the grounds, there will be more than enough activities to keep you busy.  Have you always wanted to see an actual Thunderdome where 2 fighters go in, but only one comes out?  There will be a Thunderdome there!  Do you like goats? There will be a goat petting zoo!  In addition to all of that, there will also be:  a Slipknot museum that fans can walk through, a Ring Of Fire carnival ride, tattoo parlors, flaming carnival games, a zipline across the festival, and my personal favorite – a junk car drum circle where you can beat the shit out of cars with lead pipes.  I don’t know about you, but I’m sold and if you want to get more info and see everything that KnotFest has to offer – head over to the official site HERE and get those tickets!

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Dirty Horror Spotlight: Slipknot

Maggots.  They’re gross.  They’re disgusting.  And Geena Davis gave birth to one in a dream sequence from David Cronenberg’s version of The Fly.  But aside from that, the term “maggot” was never quite looked at as endearing. That was until the metal band that you love to hate, Slipknot, came out and bandmate/percussionist Clown pronounced that their fans be called the baby flies.  The point is that you most likely equate maggots with death and horror. And Slipknot is definitely deeply rooted in horror.  Which is why I’m giving them the spotlight, because aside from their music (which can be horror based as well), I have to commend and applaud anyone who has the opportunity to bring horror in any form to the mainstream masses.   Continue reading