Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot percussionist "Clown," dies at 22

Slipknot is asking for respect and privacy after the loss of percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan's youngest daughter, Gabrielle Crahan.

In an update shared to social media, the band informed fans of heartbreaking loss of his 22-year-old daughter. She passed away on May 18, but the cause of death has not been shared with the public.

"It is with a broken heart, and from a place of the deepest pain, that I have to inform all of you that my youngest daughter, Gabrielle, passed away yesterday - Saturday May 18th, 2019. She was 22 years old. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward. Thank you.

Much love,

Clown"

Frontman Corey Taylor also sent his love to the Crahan family after their unspeakable loss.

The news comes just after Slipknots' Jimmy Kimmel performance and the debut of their current era with new masks and track "Unsainted."

We're extending our deepest condolences to Slipknot's Clown and Gabrielle's loved ones.

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CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Director Shawn Crahan speaks onstage at the premiere of "Officer Downe" during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on June 3, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Benjamin Marker/WireImage)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Director Shawn Crahan and actor Kim Coates speak the premiere of "Officer Downe" during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on June 3, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Benjamin Marker/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Shawn Crahan (C) of 'Slipknot,' Chantel Crahan (R), and daughter (L) arrive at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Director Shawn Crahan attends the premiere of "Officer Downe" during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on June 3, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Justin Baker/WireImage)
CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 03: Director Shawn Crahan attends the premiere of "Officer Downe" during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on June 3, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Justin Baker/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 06: (L-R) Jay Weinberg, Sid Wilson and Shawn Crahan of Slipknot attend the premiere of Eagle Rock Entertainment's "Slipknot: Day Of The Gusano" at Ahrya Fine Arts Theater on September 6, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - DECEMBER 03: Shawn Crahan "Clown" of Slipknot attends a press conference to present the Knot Fest 2015 Mexico City at St Regis Hotel on December 3, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/WireImage)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - DECEMBER 03: (L-R) Jim Root, Corey Taylor and Shawn Crahan "Clown" of Slipknot attend a press conference to present the Knot Fest 2015 Mexico City at St Regis Hotel on December 3, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/WireImage)
IPPODROMO CAPANNELLE, ROME, ITALY - 2015/06/16: Corey Taylor of Slipknot performs live at Ippodromo Capannelle. Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in September 1995, the group was founded by percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray. After several line-up changes in their early years, the band settled on nine members for more than a decade. (Photo by Francesco Castaldo/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, OH - MAY 15: M. Shawn "Clown" Crahan (L) and Corey Taylor attends the Monster Energy Roast On The Range With Corey Taylor at LC Pavilion on May 15, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Legato/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Musician Shawn "Clown" Crahan (C), wife Chantel Crahan (R) and daughter Gabrielle Crahan (L) arrive at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Musician Shawn "Clown" Crahan (C), wife Chantel Crahan (R) and daughter Gabrielle Crahan (L) arrive at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Musician Shawn 'Clown' Crahan (C), Chantel Crahan (R) and daughter (L) attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Musician Shawn "Clown" Crahan (C), Chantel Crahan (R) and daughter (L) attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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