Least Important Member of Slipknot Posts Band’s Logo on Social Media; Internet Explodes


Update, 12:14 P.M. EDT: Our pal Brian Storm from Rock Feed helpfully points out Clown posted the same image online. So maybe I’m being too cynical about this. I know, hard to believe.

The Internet lost its collective goddamn mind last night when bassist Alessandro “V-Man” Venturella (also of Krokodil fame) posted the Slipknot logo on Instagram:


A post shared by Alessandro Venturella (@vmanshreds) on

Fans seem to be optimistically interpreting this to mean that there’s BIG SLIPKNOT NEWS coming soon, especially since there’s been some recent online hubbub about the band’s next record. I would caution those fans to temper their expectations, at least with regards to the word “soon.” Venturella may very well have been called to in to rehearse and eventually record new Slipknot material (I doubt the band enlisted his help writing for this record), but I highly doubt we’ll get to hear anything before 2019. So, y’know. Deep breaths.

[via loudersound.com]

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