Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan, has died

Posted by on May 20, 2019


We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot percussionist M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. Gabrielle died on Saturday (18) at the age of 22. She was Crahan’s youngest daughter. The news broke yesterday (19th) as her cause of death has not been revealed while her family ask for privacy during this difficult time.

Clown issued the following statement:

“It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away yesterday – Saturday May 18th, 2019. She was 22 years old. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward. Thank you.

Much love,



Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor responded to the loss:


“My heart has broken for my brother. Please keep the Crahan family in your thoughts and love. She will be missed.”



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Alexandria Crahan wrote the following tribute to her younger sister:

Yesterday my little sister Gabrielle passed away. I am in shock and have no idea how to process the wave of emotions I am experiencing. The comforts I have in these moments are my family, friends, and cats. Please put good energy out for my parents and my brothers. This loss leaves the biggest hole and our lives will never be the same. 22 is too young to die.”

Our thoughts are with the Crahan family during this tragic time.

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