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Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison have passed away

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Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison passes away at age 46, In a statement released on Tuesday evening reads as follows

“We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021. He was 46.

Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow.
“To those that knew Joey, understood his quick wit, his gentle personality, giant heart and his love for all things family and music.

The family of Joey have asked that friends, fans and media understandably respect our need for privacy and peace at this incredibly difficult time.

They will hold a private funeral service and asks the media and public to respect their wishes.”

Who Is Joey Jordison Former Slipknot Drummer

Real name is Nathan Jonas “Joey” Jordison, was born on April 26, 1975.

He was an American musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer, co-songwriter and one of the founding members of the heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist for horror punk band Murderdolls.

He played in Slipknot since their formation in 1995 until his departure from the band in December 2013. He was the drummer and founder of Scar the Martyr, which formed in 2013 and disbanded in 2016. Before his death, he was playing for the band Sinsaenum.

Jordison grew up in Des Moines, Iowa with his parents and two sisters, and was given his first drum kit at the age of 8.

Joey performed with many bands early in his career; then in the summer of 1995, he joined the group The Pale Ones, which would later change their name to Slipknot Of Slipknot’s nine-member lineup, which lasted from 1999–2010, Joey was the third to join the band.

With Slipknot, Jordison performed on four studio albums, and produced the live album 9.0: Live. Outside his major projects, Jordison has performed with other heavy metal groups such as Rob Zombie, Metallica, Korn, Ministry, Otep and Satyricon. Jordison is also known for his session work, which includes performances on many albums for many artists.

He uses several drum brands including Pearl and ddrum.

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