Joey Jordison died at the age of 46.
The drumming legend – who has performed with everyone from Slipknot to Murderdolls to Rob Zombie – died in July 26, « peacefully in his sleep ”.
A statement from Joey’s family reads: « We are heartbroken to share the news that prolific drummer, musician and artist Joey Jordison passed away peacefully in his sleep in July. 26, 2021. It was 46.
« Joey’s death left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sadness.
« For those who knew Joey, understood his quick wit, gentle personality, giant heart, and love for all things family and music.
« Joey’s family have asked that friends, fans and the media naturally respect our need for privacy and peace during this incredibly difficult time.
« The family will organize a private funeral service and ask the media and the public to respect their wishes. “
Joey was one of the founding members of Slipknot and performed with the group on 1999the eponymous debut of, 2001this is Iowa, 2004‘s Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) and 2008All hope is gone.
Unsurprisingly, tributes have already started pouring in for the battery titan – read them below:
Posted on July 27, 2021 at 9:57 p.m.