Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies at 46

Source : 112 Ukraine

The outstanding drummer passed away in his sleep
11:42, 28 July 2021

Joey Jordison

Joey Jordison, the American drummer and co-founder of renowned metal band Slipknot passed away. Rolling Stone magazine reported that, citing the musician's family. 

Jordison died on Monday, July 26. The drummer was 46. His relatives only revealed that he passed away in his sleep. The ause of death was  not revealed; however, it is known that the musician suffered severe health issues. In 2016, he claimed that he recovered from traverse myelitis, a form of disseminated sclerosis, which gave him a lot of pain in his back and legs and kept him from playing drums.

Jordison was born in Iowa in April 1975. A genuine lover of music, he got truly involved in certain rock genres. First, he played guitar and then switched to drums. In 1995, he and Michael Shawn Crahan created new metal band Slipknot, which became his most famous project.

Jordison effectively joined the process in writing the songs for Slipknot; he co-wrote their famous hits, namely Before I Forget, Duality, Snuff, Wait and Bleed and many others. The drummer left the band in 2013, joining another team called Murderdolls.

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The musician is also known for being an invited guest, replacing his colleagues in other bands during a number of music events; thus, he appeared in Metallica, Satyricon, Ministry and Korn. Jordison was also involved in producing and mixing the records. 

The American will be buried during the private ceremony, with only family members and close people allowed to attend it.

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