Ex-Slipknot Singer To Perform Band’s Early Songs On Tour

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Before the days of Corey Taylor fronting Slipknot, Anders Colsefni was providing vocals for the nu-metal act. Colsefni was in the band from 1995 to 1997, and the only release he ever took part in was the band’s 1996 demo, titled Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.

Among some fans in the Slipknot community, Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. is a beloved record; however, it’s been decades since the band has played those songs live, and who knows if they’ll ever consider playing them.

That said, there’s some good news for those fans itching to hear the band’s earlier material, for Colsefni plans on performing the demo in full on an upcoming tour of his.

The ex-Slipknot singer will be touring alongside former Mushroomhead member Waylon Reavis starting this October in Australia. Whereas Reavis will be performing different Mushroomhead classics, as well as songs from his band A Killer’s Confession, Colsefni intends on performing Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. for his fans.

It is incredibly surreal that Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. will be played live in 2023; the demo features a sonic ferocity that is much different compared to the Slipknot we know today, and hearing Colsefni play those songs will be nothing short of intriguing.

If you are a fan of Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat., does the idea of hearing those songs played live excite you?

Below you will find the dates and locations associated with this upcoming tour featuring Colsefni and Reavis. And if you somehow have never heard Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. before, below we have included a YouTube player that provides the demo in its entirety.

Upcoming Anders Colsefni and Waylon Reavis 2023 tour dates

  • October 11th – Sydney – Crowbar
    October 12th – Adelaide – Enigma Bar
    October 13th – Melbourne – Bendigo Hotel
    October 14th – Brisbane – Mansfield Tavern
    October 15th – Goldcoast – Mo’s Desert Clubhouse
    October 16th – Toowoomba – Irish Club Hotel
    October 18th – Auckland – Neck Of The Woods
    October 19th – Taranaki – 8 Bar Pool And Darts
    October 20th – Wellington – Valhalla
    October 21st – Christchurch – The Embankment
    October 22nd – Queenstown – Yonder
    October 23rd – Dunedin – Dive

Slipknot’s 1996 demo Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat.