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Slipknot: Firing Joey was the hardest decision we ever had to make

Slipknot: Firing Joey was the hardest decision we ever had to make

In a recent interview with Metal Hammer, Corey Taylor of Slipknot talks about the difficulties of parting with long-time drummer, Joey Jordison.

“…when a relationship hits that T-section and one person’s going one way and you’re going the other. And try as you might to either get them to go your way or try and go their way, at some point you’ve got to go in the direction that works for you. “

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Wait.. is Chris Adler the new drummer for Slipknot?

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Wait.. is Chris Adler the new drummer for Slipknot?

The Slipknot drummer mystery is becoming increasingly murky as rumor of Lamb of God drummer, Chris Adler’s name getting slung around as a possibility. Fans are saying the drums on Slipknot’s latest single sounds a little too much like Adler.

“Right now I think silence is golden,” said Alder. “I don’t think those guys need me, or need me talking about it.”

Hmmmmm…

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Sorry Slipknot fans, you’re gonna have to wait a little longer to learn new drummer’s identity

Drummer Talk

Sorry Slipknot fans, you’re gonna have to wait a little longer to learn new drummer’s identity

Although the band has a new track out from their new record, Slipknot frontman, Corey Taylor, has gone on record to let fans know that they’ll have to wait to learn the record’s title and the new drummer’s identity (rumor has it it’s son of Max Weinberg, Jay Weinberg).

“…when the time is right, we will give you the answers that you need, and that’s the way it is.”

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Drummer Talk 05/22/2009 – Protect Your Gear!

We talk all about cases on this week’s show!  Carter brings the news (including a disgusting Joey Jordison story), Keith Moon is the drummer of the week, and the Cheese-pata-flafla is the hybrid rudiment of the week. 

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Joey Jordison Leaves Ahead for Pro-Mark

In a nod to taking himself seriously, Slipknot’s Joey Jordison has left Ahead drumsticks for Pro-Mark. Whether you’re a Vic Firth, Pro-Mark, Zildjian, Vater, etc… I think we can all agree that Pro-Mark’s a step… well… ahead… of Ahead sticks.

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Joey Jordison Snaps Ankle – Shows Canceled

Source: getreading.co.uk

Im so goth, I fart darkness

Heavy metal band Slipknot have cancelled their appearance because drummer Joey Jordison has broken his ankle.

They were due to feature on Reading’s main stage on Sunday.

In a personal message to their fans the award-winning band said: “It is with huge regret and disappointment that we have been forced to cancel our imminent festival appearances at Leeds and Reading.

“The other night Joey Jordison broke his ankle and doctors have advised Joey to stay off his leg for four-six weeks to prevent further injury or permanent and more serious damage.

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