SLIP – NOT!

The dates have been postponed until the New Year because the wife of Shawn Crahan has undergone an operation for Crohn's disease...

SLIPKNOT have postponed their forthcoming US tour due to family illness.

The masked metallers were due to undertake a string of dates across North America later this month. However, according to US news sources, the dates have been postponed until the New Year because the wife of Shawn Crahan has undergone an operation for Crohn’s disease. She needs six weeks to fully recover, and Crahan will remain at home while she recuperates.

The tour was due to call at: Fargo Civic Memorial Auditorium (November 21)

Columbus PromoWest Pavilion (23)

Saginaw Wendler Arena (24)

Monaca Beaver Dome (25)

Huntington Civic Arena (27)

Dayton Toledo Sports Arena (28)

Ft. Wayne Allen County Memorial Coliseum (29)

La Crosse Center (30)

Sioux Falls Arena (December 2)

Denver Fillmore Auditorium (3)

Valley Center Kansas Coliseum (5)

Kansas City Hale Arena (6)

Springfield Shrine Mosque (7)

McAllen Villa Real Convention Center (9)

Houston Houston Arena Theatre (10)

Pensacola Bayfront Auditorium (12)

Tampa USF Special Events Center (13)

Lake Buena Vista House of Blues (14)

Sunrise Sunrise Musical Theatre (15)

Atlanta Dekalb Center (17)

Des Moines 7 Flags Center (21)

The group’s forthcoming UK shows should not be affected by the tour cancellation.