Slipknot share moving tribute after death of drummer Joey Jordison

The members of Slipknot have shared a moving tribute following the death of former bandmate Joey Jordison.

The later drummer’s family confirmed his death on Tuesday night after the musician died aged 46.

Friday saw the band post a statement addressing the loss, which read: ‘Our hearts go out to Joey’s family and love ones at this time of tremendous loss.

‘Joey Jordison’s art, talent, and spirit could not be contained or be held back. Joey’s impact on Slipknot, on our lives, and on the music that he loved, is incalculable.’

It concluded: ‘Without him there would be no us. We mourn his loss with the entire Slipknot family. We love you, Joey.’

A tribute video was also posted on the band’s official YouTube account.

Jordison was also a guitarist for the punk band Murderdolls and was playing with metal band Sinsaenum before his death.

After leaving Slipknot, he formed a new band, Scar the Martyr, in 2013, which was disbanded three years later.

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