Slipknot drummer, Joey Jordison dead at 46

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Founding member of the band Slipknot,Joey Jordison is dead. According to reports, he died in his sleep on Monday,26th July 2021,he was just 46 years old.

‘Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow. To those that knew Joey, understood his quick wit, his gentle personality, giant heart, and his love for all things family and music,’ the statement said.

‘The family of Joey have asked that friends, fans, and media understandably respect our need for privacy and peace at this incredibly difficult time.’ -His family said in a statement.

Born Nathan Jonas Jordison, young Joey grew up in rural Iowa and began playing drums when he was just eight years old.

In 1995 ,at 20 years old, he became one of the founding members of Slipknot alongside Shawn ‘Clown’ Crahan and Paul ‘the Pig’ Gray.

May his soul rest in peace.

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