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Slipknot Fans Pledge Their Allegiance

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Oct. 1st, 2001 | 09:21 pm
posted by: witchmooon in loud

Slipknot fans rushed barricades during Saturday night's Pledge Of Allegiance show in Inglewood, CA. Now a standard of the band's set, singer Corey Taylor asked fans to get down on the ground during "Spit It Out". Fans took Taylor's words to heart when they jumped off seating sections and rushed the general admission floor area, packing the floor and overwhelming security guards.

Slipknot acknowledged the tragedies of September 11th with a moment of silence during their set. Midway during the set, an American Flag hovered in the pit. Taylor called for it to be brought to the front of the stage where he then wrapped himself with it. Taylor also called out to fans to put a stop to hate crimes against fellow Americans and to watch each other's backs.

The Pledge Of Allegiance show at The Forum in Inglewood, CA brought out a mass of high-profile onlookers including Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine, Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit, Stephen Carpenter of Deftones, producer Ross Robinson, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Jared Leto of Thirtysecondstomars, actress Alicia Silverstone, Casey Chaos of Amen, M.33 of Powerman 5000, producer Rick Rubin and Tony Campos of Static X.

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