Masked metallers return to the stage for the first time since the death of bassist Paul Gray
Slipknot have gigged for the first time since the death of bassist Paul Gray in 2010.
The masked metallers made their first summer appearance as part of the traveling Sonisphere
Festival in Athens, Greece on June 17. Vocalist Corey Taylor updated fans through Twitter.com/coreytaylorrock with the message: “The first ‘Knot shows have been amazing – thank you everyone!”
The band played in their classic red jumpsuits and hung a Paul Gray tribute backdrop during their set. Bass duties were handled by former Slipknot guitarist Donnie Steele. Fan shot footage of the band performing ‘Spit It Out’ can be viewed below.
Slipknot‘s setlist from the performance was as follows:
‘Wait And Bleed’
‘The Blister Exists’
‘Before I Forget’
‘Pulse Of The Maggots’
‘The Heretic Anthem’
‘Spit It Out’
‘People = Shit’