Joey Jordison, Slipknots founding drummer and co-writer of hits including “Bleed and wait”, has passed away at the age of 46. A cause of death has not been disclosed.In a statement, Jordisons household said: “Joeys death has left us with empty hearts and sensations of inexpressible sadness.”Dave Lomardo, drummer with Dead Cross, composed: “I am stunned and saddened to hear of the passing of Joey Jordison. RIP to the bro Joey Jordison. Love you sibling” while Frank Turner tweeted: “Very sad to hear about Joey Jordison.
Joey Jordison, Slipknots starting drummer and co-writer of hits including “Bleed and wait”, has actually died at the age of 46. An agent for his household verified that he passed away peacefully in his sleep. A cause of death has actually not been disclosed.In a statement, Jordisons family stated: “Joeys death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable grief. To those that understood Joey, comprehended his fast wit, his gentle personality, giant heart, and his love for all things household and music. The family of Joey have actually asked that friends, fans, and media not surprisingly appreciate our requirement for privacy and peace at this extremely hard time.”Fans have actually been paying homage to the drummer on social networks, as have figures from the music world. Triviums Alex Ben stated: “I do not have words, to call him an inspiration would be an understatement. Many hours studying every relocation behind the package. I owe so much to Joey Jordison and could never ever think of being where I am today without his influence. RIP.” Writing on Facebook, Metallica added: “RIP brother”. Skin, of Skunk Anansie, included: “RIP @thejoeyjordison. Among the most ferocious and amusing bands we ever had fun with. What a drummer! Rock has lost another legend.”Dave Lomardo, drummer with Dead Cross, wrote: “I am saddened and shocked to become aware of the passing of Joey Jordison. An extraordinary musician and songwriter, gone way prematurely. My deepest condolences to his household, friends, and all who he touched with his skill. RIP Joey.”Papa Roach stated: “S ***. RIP to the brother Joey Jordison. Love you sibling” while Frank Turner tweeted: “Very unfortunate to find out about Joey Jordison. Never ever crossed paths however he was an incredible musician. 46 is no age. RIP.”Jordison was originally part of an Iowa-based metal group called the Pale Ones and later Meld, prior to he recommended that the band change their name to Slipknot in 1995. Delight in endless access to 70 million ad-free tunes and podcasts with Amazon Music Sign up now for a 30-day complimentary trialSign upIn 1999, their self-titled launching album went double-platinum. Jordisons furious rhythms were considered vital to the bands success. He was likewise a central part of the groups songwriting team, in addition to late bassist Paul Gray. Shawn “Clown” Crahan is now the only staying initial member of the group.Jordison left Slipknot in 2013, citing “personal reasons”. Talking to the audience at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in 2016, Jordison exposed that he was suffering from a neurological illness.