Zildjian Performance Series features Slipknot's Jay Weinberg crush the live debut of "The Chapeltown Rag"

Zildjian Performance Series features Slipknot's Jay Weinberg crush the live debut of "The Chapeltown Rag"

- By Ramon Gonzales

The drum camera footage features Zildjian artist Jay Weinberg ripping through the brand new track live for the first time at a sold out Knotfest Los Angeles.

The thrill of a live Slipknot experience remains undisputed.

Among the most dynamic showmen in the game, the live prowess and power packaged into a Slipknot set is the kind of concert that turns skeptics into believers and believers into fanatics - and rightfully so.

To cap a monumental 2021 that saw the band make a triumphant return to the stage, Slipknot held court on what was to be a historic night in Los Angeles, for the Southern California edition of their cultural congregation in the Knotfest.

Invading the confines of Banc of California Stadium, Slipknot assembled an ensemble cast of artists spanning generations and subgenre, to comprise an unforgettable celebration of heavy culture.

Adding to the significance and spectacle of a sold-out soccer stadium as their stage backdrop, Slipknot upped the ante with the reveal of their first new single in more than two years with the surprise introduction a blistering new single in "The Chapeltown Rag". With the band's most devoted instantly consuming the track, Slipknot promised to translate the live experience of the new tunes with Knotfest Los Angeles ultimately setting the scene.

As the latest entry in the Zildjian Performance Series, Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg is brought into focus with an incendiary new clip that features drum camera footage of his live debut of "The Chapeltown Rag". The slick-edited, multi-camera capture showcases the precision pummel of one of the genre's very best drummers delivering a commanding show of skill charged by the adrenaline of thousands of maniacal fans.

The footage underscores the gold standard of excellence that is at the core of all things Slipknot. Flawless execution, in combination with unprecedented horsepower and heft - Weinberg and his creative cohorts are operating at the peak with no signs of slowing - as evidenced by the playthrough clip.

Watch Zildjian artist and Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg rip the live debut of "The Chapeltown Rag" at Banc of California Stadium for Knotfest Los Angeles in the visual below.


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