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Slipknot founding drummer Joey Jordison dies at 46


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Drummer Joey Jordison performing in 2017

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Jordison also performed with other metal bands, including Murderdolls.

The former drummer of the American heavy metal band Slipknot, Joey Jordison, died this Monday at the age of 46, as confirmed by his family.

In a statement, Jordison’s family said the musician “died peacefully in his sleep.”

They did not reveal the cause of his death, but said his passing leaves them “with an empty heart and a pain indescribable.

Jordison was one of the original members of Slipknot, band founded in 1995 along with percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray.


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