Slipknot have shared their new short film Pollution that extends and centers around the “Nero Forte” music video. Both videos share some of the same technicolor hues and mood as the music video.
M Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, directed the short film and shares his curiosity about existence and reality. Slipknot have been teasing snippets of the film on their Instagram, captioning each post with a “chapter” from the film.
Clown poses the question, “When you lay down in your bed, next to the one you love, do you ever ask yourself – is it possible that this person could slit my throat while I’m sleeping?”
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I set out to make a short film that makes you question your own existence, here in this reality. When you lay down in your bed, next to the one you love, do you ever ask yourself – is it possible that this person could slit my throat while I’m sleeping? Enjoy. Pollution is everywhere. – clown . Watch “Pollution”, directed by @MShawnCrahan now at slipknot1.com | Link in bio
The film opens with “The End” cutting to various, creepy videos, leaving the viewer to interpret the video on their own. About eight minutes in, we see where “Nero Forte” picks up. The film ends with “Death Because of Death” mantra, then cuts to “The Beginning” before it ends.
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Earlier this past year, the band released their latest album, We Are Not Your Kind that reached No. 1 on Billboard 200. This marks their third studio album to claim the achievement, beating out Billie Eilish, Drake and Lizzo.
We're headlining the first ever @KnotfestUK at The National Bowl in Milton Keynes on 22 August. Line-up, on-site activities + ticketing info coming soon. Outside The 9 Fan Club pre-sale begins 19 December. 🇬🇧
— Slipknot (@slipknot) December 11, 2019
As Slipknot heads for their tours, they announced their inaugural cruise tour, appropriately named, Knotfest At Sea. The cruise is set to sail along the coast of Barcelona this summer.
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Join us for the inaugural @KnotfestAtSea, a special four-day cruise August 10-14, 2020 off the coast of Barcelona, Spain. Slipknot will be performing 2 sets. Lineup and onboard experiences to be announced in December. Register for the pre-sale for priority booking and access to payment plans now at knotfestatsea.com – link in bio. | #KnotfestAtSea
Slipknot will perform two sets during the festival at sea and is set to take place from August 10 to 14. No other bands have been announced to perform as of right now, but you can book a spot for the cruise here.
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01/16 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Arena #
01/17 – Newcastle, UK @ Utilita Arena #
01/18 – Glasgow, UK @ SSE Hydro #
01/20 – Sheffield, UK @ Flydsa Arena #
01/21 – Nottingham, UK @ Motorpoint Arena #
01/22 – Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena #
01/24 – Birmingham, UK @ Birmingham Arena #
01/25 – London, UK @ The O2 #
01/28 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome #
01/29 – Frankfurt, DE @ Festhalle #
01/30 – Paris, FR @ AccorHotels Arena #
02/01 – Luxembourg, LU @ Rockhal #
02/02 – Lyon, FR @ Halle Tony Garnier #
02/04 – Budapest, HU @ Sportarena #
02/06 – Lodz, PL @ Atlas Arena #
02/08 – Stuttgart, DE @ Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle #
02/09 – Munich, DE @ Olympiahalle #
02/11 – Milan, IT @ Mediolanum Forum #
02/12 – Zurich, CH @ Hallenstadion #
02/14 – Vienna, AT @ Stadthalle #
02/16 – Hamburg, DE @ Barclaycard Arena #
02/17 – Berlin, DE @ Mercedes-Benz Arena #
02/18 – Dortmund, DE @ Westfalenhalle #
02/20 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena #
02/21 – Stockholm, SE @ Ericsson Globe #
02/22 – Oslo, NO @ Telenor Arena #
02/24 – Helsinki, FI @ Hartwall Arena #
03/20 – Tokyo, JP @ Knotfest Japan
03/21 – Tokyo, JP @ Knotfest, Japan
03/24 – Singapore @ Singapore Rockfest
03/27 – Jakarta, ID @ Hammersonic Festival
03/29 – Manila, PH @ Amoranto Stadium
05/16 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple Festival
08/01 – Wacken, DE @ Wacken Open Air
08/10 – Barcelona, SP @ Knotfest At Sea
08/22 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Knotfest UK
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