Kids’ Band With 8-Year-Old Singer Cover Slipknot’s The Devil In I
Have you ever wondered what Slipknot would sound like played by a band just a fraction of their age? Well today is your lucky day!
In the below video, six metalheads (some of whom aren’t even old enough to watch the new Spider-Man movie) blast through Slipknot’s 2014 gangbuster The Devil In I. You might think nobody can emulate Corey Taylor’s barbed snarls, but eight-year-old Taylor Jade Campbell gives it both barrels! We could be looking at a future Download festival headliner.
Here’s the whole band:
Lead vocals: Taylor Jade Campbell (age 8)
Drums: Nate Tharp (age 14)
Piano: Anna I (age 14)
Bass: Noah Williams (age 15)
Lead guitar: Eli Dykstra (age 17)
Rhythm guitar: Aiden Combs (age 17)
Backing vocals: Crowd of kids (ages 5-18)
In the clip, the band are told by The Man not to play Slipknot in the garage, but you know how kids are… Instantly the unnamed band launch into The Devil In I, causing a bunch of children from the neighbourhood to smash up the garage door and trash a lawnmower. A pretty accurate response, tbf.
The video was put together by The O’Keefe Music Foundation, an organisation that provides talented young musicians the means to play and record music.
Slipknot’s huge U.S. tour is set to kick off at the end of the month.
The band recently announced an “immersive exhibit” that will be available to attend at the shows, detailing a journey “from throughout the band’s history complete with instruments, memorabilia, wardrobe and personal never-before-seen items”.
Catch Slipknot live at the following dates this year:
Slipknot tour 2019
26 Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
27 San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
1 Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
3 Albuquerque, NM @ Sleta Amphitheater
4 Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
6 Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
8 Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
10 Des Moines, IA @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
11 Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
12 Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
14 Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
16 Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
17 Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
18 Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
20 Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
21 Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
23 Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
24 Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
25 Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
27 Mansfield, MA @ The Xfinity Center
28 Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
30 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
31 Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
1 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
3 Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
4 Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
6 Austin, TX @ Austin 360 Amphitheater
7 Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
8 The Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
And see them supporting Metallica at the following, before their two Knotfest shows at the end of the year:
17 Perth, AUS @ Optus Stadium
20 Adelaide, AUS @ Adelaide Oval
22 Melbourne, AUS @ Marvel Stadium
24 Melbourne, AUS @ Marvel Stadium
26 Sydney, AUS @ ANZ Stadium
29 Brisbane, AUS @ QSAC
31 Auckland, NZ @ Mt. Smart Stadium
2 Auckland, NZ @ Mt. Smart Stadium
30 Mexico City, Parque Deportivo Oceanía @ Knotfest
6 Bogota, Colombia @ Knotfest
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