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SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has described his departure from the band as "cowardly", revealing that he was fired via email because the other members thought he was on drugs.

Joey parted ways with the band in 2013, with his departure cited at the time as due to "personal reasons". He had been in the group since 1995, releasing four albums with the band.

Last week, the musician revealed that ill health was the reason for him being unable to perform with the group. Joey Jordison suffers from a neurological disorder called transverse myelitis........

 

 

Posted on: 08 Jul 2016


Joey Jordison has revealed via a Tweet, that he did not quit the band.

He wrote:

"To my fans, friends, and associates… I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumours and speculation regarding my departure from Slipknot. I want to make it very clear that I DID NOT QUIT SLIPKNOT. This band has been my life for the last 18 years, and I would never abandon it, or my fans."


He went on to say that he was "blindsided" by his exit from the group, but that he could not give away any more details concerning his departure. "This news has shocked and blindsided me as much as it has all of you," he continued. "While there is much I would like to say, I must remain silent to further details at this time. I would like to thank you all for your unwavering love and support, and wish everyone a very happy and healthy new year."

 

Posted on: 13 Jan 2014


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