Eloy Casagrande reveals his Slipknot audition course of:…


Just a few weeks on from taking part in his first exhibits with the band, Slipknot drummer Eloy Casagrande has spoken about how he landed his extremely cool new gig.

In an interview with Veja São Paulo (and translated from Portuguese by followers on Reddit), Eloy reveals that the band’s supervisor received in contact with him again in December, after they parted methods with earlier sticksman Jay Weinberg in November.

“He requested if I used to be concerned about auditioning first,” Eloy remembers. “I accepted. They requested me to file and ship them some movies from proper right here in Brazil. Initially there have been three songs, then they requested me for 3 extra, and requested if I had any plans to go to america, and I used to be scheduled to carry out there in January with my instrumental music mission, Casagrande & Hanysz. So that they moved my flight up a bit, and I spent 5 days in Palm Springs, rehearsing with the complete band.”

Issues clearly went nicely, as Eloy continues that he prolonged his keep for one more 5 days in order that Slipknot may “file some issues” along with him, with new materials seemingly fairly a key facet to the entire course of: “I believe that was additionally a part of the audition, they threw new concepts at me to see what my songwriting was like,” he explains. “They wished to check me in each means.”

Nonetheless, that doesn’t imply we’re essentially going to get a brand-new ’Knot file that includes Eloy immediately: “I’m nonetheless making an attempt to know how the dynamics of the band work – it’s not so clear but how issues work when it comes to data and new songs,” he clarifies. “We’ve written a couple of issues, they usually’re shelved in the intervening time…

“I don’t suppose there’s any strain to file new materials. However I’m certain they need to, I don’t know when, as a result of proper now the band is concentrated on celebrating its twenty fifth anniversary.”

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