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Joey Jordison ‘shocked and blindsided’ by Slipknot departure

Published on January 2nd, 2014 | by Joe Lawler

Yesterday on his Facebook page, former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison posted his first statement since the band announced Dec. 12 that Jordison and the band had parted ways.

“To my fans, friends, and associates…

“I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumors 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. This news has shocked and blindsided me as much as it has all of you. 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.”

On Dec. 29, Slipknot singer Corey Taylor tweeted addressing worries that the band’s future might be in question:


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