Slipknot Percussionist Chris Fehn believes that the art of moshing has become another outlet for bullying.
Fehn believes that selfish fans are ruining the experience for everyone by turning the pit into an intimidating place when in the past it has always been an inclusive area no matter what colour, race, gender or build you are.
Fehn tells Music Review: “I think, especially in America, moshing has turned into a form of bullying. The big guy stands in the middle and just trucks any small kid that comes near him. They don’t mosh properly anymore.
“It sucks because that’s not what it’s about. Those guys need to be kicked out. A proper mosh pit is a great way to be as a group and dance, and just do your thing.”
Slipknot released new album .5: The Gray Chapter in October. Next year, they bring their Prepare For Hell tour with Korn and King 810 to the UK and Ireland.
SLIPKNOT 2015 UK AND IRELAND TOUR DATES
Jan 14: Dublin 3Arena
Jan 16: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Jan 18: Glasgow SSE Hydro
Jan 19: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Jan 20: Manchester Arena
Jan 22: Liverpool Echo Arena
Jan 23: London Wembley SSE Arena
Jan 24: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Jan 26: Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Jan 27: Birmingham Barclaycard Arena
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