>Well yeah they do give out passes sometimes, actually.
>I was given one randomly the first time I saw Slipknot
>live. That was in Europe though, and I haven't seen
>them in America enough times yet to figure out if
>things are different at all here.
>When they're in the mood or something, if there is
>going to be an afterparty, sometimes a scout walks
>around during the opening bands and hands a few
>passes. The head security guy of the SK tours (you
>will see him in the front row during the set with a
>headset looking all important and barking directions
>at the venue's security guards) sometimes gives out
>passes to random chicks in the audience before the
>Knot gets onstage. No more than around 5 from what
>I've seen, and still, if you have a pass it doesn't
>automatically grants you access backstage. Tour
>security has to decide after the show that you are
>cute enough and you have to prove that you are legal
>if you look like a teen.
>But getting a pass this way can be a little tough to
>accomplish cause like I said they don't always scout
>and give out passes to random chicks, and even if they
>do, you gotta see the scout at all and get chosen at
>all, right? It's more of a thing that happens out of
>nowhere out of random luck.
>Try to find people who might know certain roadies...
>online (stalk around MySpace) or during the show. Some
>of them are very sweet and like making new friends in
>different cities. Others are jerk offs who will not
>help you, though.
>Then if you wanna do it the good old fan way,
>consdering you just want a picture with the
>guitarists, some venues you can lurk around the
>busses. There's a LOT of SK vehicles (5 busses), it
>gets confusing, but hang around, I know Corey Taylor
>and some others go out and meet the kids at the back
>of venues every now and then, when the venues allow it
>at all. There might be a chance you could catch a
>glimpse of Mick or ask nicely if somebody has seen
>him. Or Jim. But Mick is the tallest I think? Lol.
>This is kind of a lot of info, hope it helped at all.
>>there not giving out passes!!!!!!!! can always try and
>>sneak somewhere, wait a long time, or make friends
>>with someone who has a pass. people with passes on
>>this tour are people they already know or help with
>>>I would really love to meet a couple of the guys from
>>>slipknot, and I was wondering if there is anyway to
>>>get backstage or on the tour bus or anyway to meet
>>>them in Grand Prairie TX.
>>>The thing is, I'm into funny joke/sex pic type things
>>>and I hear and read everywhere that the guitarist
>>>(James Root) is 6 6 and the other is 6 2. The thing
>>>is, I'm really short, 4 9 and I just want a pic taken
>>>next to him cause it would be funny!
>>>Anyone know of any possible ways of meeting them
>>>without a backstage pass?
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