Slipknot Pay Tribute to Late Drummer and Co-Founder Joey Jordison
"Joey's impact on Slipknot, on our lives, and the music that he loved, is incalculable"
Published Jul 30, 2021Slipknot have paid tribute to the late Joey Jordison, the band's former drummer, co-songwriter and founding member who passed away earlier this week (July 27).
"Joey Jordison's art, talent, and spirit could not be contained or be held back," the band wrote of the late drummer in a statement shared this afternoon.
"Joey's impact on Slipknot, on our lives, and on the music that he loved, is incalculable. Without him there would be no us. We mourn his loss with the entire Slipknot family. We love you, Joey."
Slipknot's statement also arrived alongside an eight-minute video tribute, capturing Jordison's power and presence on the drums across his career with the group with behind-the-scenes footage from the stage and in-studio.
You can watch the video tribute, which closes with Slipknot's "Circle," down below.
Jordison played drums with Slipknot from 1995 until his departure from the band in December 2013. You can explore his time with the band in Exclaim!'s Slipknot Timeline Feature.
Joey Jordison: 1975 - 2021 pic.twitter.com/EUs7cimYD4— Slipknot (@slipknot) July 30, 2021