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Slipknot Debut Old Masks, New Drummer, at Intimate California Show

After what felt like a generation of corporate stagnancy Slipknot are back and fired the fuck up.

Debuting a new drummer and a classic look, the band took the stage on the relatively small 350 cap venue to rip through a new setlist much to the delight of fans, who did their best to hold their phones and mosh at the same time.

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Fans quickly confirmed the identity of the drummer as Eloy Casagrande, formerly of Sepultura, based on his visible tattoos.

Eloy left Sepultura in February of this year after the band's farewell tour. This lead to lots of speculation that Eloy would be the man to replace Jay Weinberg, who parted ways with Slipknot back in November. His addition was sneakily revealed earlier this week in an Easter egg for fans willing to dig into the code of a teaser video released by the band.

Corey Taylor had shared a photo of him being cast for a new mask back in early March, and we now know what it looks like. He's brought back the dreads and a mask that seems to be a combination of his self-titled and Vol. 3 era styles.

To the surprise of many fans "Prosthetics" popped up on the set list otherwise primarily made up of their staple hits.

Slipknot will be performing again this weekend at the Sick New World Festival in Las Vegas, and based on this showing, fans have a lot to look forward to.