Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has passed away – Kerrang! – .

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Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has passed away – Kerrang! – .


This is breaking news.
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.

Kerrang’s thoughts! go to family, friends, band members and everyone who knew him from Joey.

Unsurprisingly, tributes have already started pouring in for the battery titan – read them below:

Posted on July 27, 2021 at 9:57 p.m.

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