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Joey Jordison: "This Band Has Been My Life For 18 Years And I Would Never Abandon It"

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In the thread that just won't die, Slipknot recently announced it had parted ways with Joey Jordison for "personal reasons."

Jordison himself has now issued the following statement about the situation online via his Facebook page:

"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."

With the two conflicting stories and neither side giving any details it appears Jordison was fired, and the current status of the band is unclear, although Slipknot is reportedly currently working on new material for release this year.

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1. Nunya writes:

Perhaps it was decided that he was too good to be in Slipknot at this point in his career

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. hellrat writes:

^ heh...classic

probably fvckin true :)

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

He should look at it as a step in the right direction....

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 7:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrianMN writes:

Slipknot's yesterday's news.
There are so many groups that would want him.
How awesome would it be if Hetfield staged a Metalli-coup and tossed Lars and got JJ?

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 7:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Drum_Junkie writes:

How ironic that decapitated was mentioned in the 'thread that just won't die.' (thanks to pinto_beans for the tip.)

From loudwire(dot)com/former-decapitated-drummer-krimh-audition-videos-slipknot/

He could pull it off. He also is a multi-instrumentalist like JJ.

U-tube /watch?v=z5EX61bvQiI#t=95

As skilled as he is, I still have serious doubts that Slipknot would bring him aboard. After all, instead of auditioning for a new bass player, they brought aboard Paul's brother. So they may value the local connection over international talent. If they don't go with a local unknown, maybe they plan to pull Roy Mayorga in to make the slipsour connection that much more concrete.

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 9:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. shel gordon writes:

wow, post 3 with a friendly remark, new years resolution?
i know its early on the post board here, * waits for self implosion*
reading the tea leaves the past few years with this band jj was tired of waiting for taylor to get around with working with the band again, so if indeed he did not quit he was canned due to creative differences, the only other reason i could think of is if jj had a substance abuse or another severe problem with the band.
slioknot still draws well crowd wise, they have plenty of support, i myself aren't a fan of this band, but i was the first 2 albums and the demo, taylor has ruined this band, flat out incorperating his rock career with this band dialuting it to stone sour heavy or slipknot light.
the days of the first 2 records possibly coming back for this new album coming out are officially over.

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 9:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Drum_Junkie writes:

Correction to my previous post... local guy and former member Donnie Steele on bass, not Paul Gray's brother. idk where I thought that.

# Jan 2, 2014 @ 9:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Jackrum writes:

Will be interested in hearing more from both sides as clearly something has been going on for JJ to get booted.

# Jan 3, 2014 @ 6:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brandedcfh420 writes:

#6: i have made hundreds of "friendly remarks" here, its just some whiny cry babies cant handle it if we say something about their sh!tty poser band!!!!

# Jan 3, 2014 @ 8:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Jackrum writes:

Np - Hellhammer

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 5:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. 490 writes:

@ Post 9

It's funny how you waste lots of time commenting on the "sh**ty poser band". Have you got nothing better to do than post comments on topics of bands you don't like? Just because you don't like something it doesn't mean it's crap.

Typical troll hater that thinks the music they listen to is the best and everything else sucks.


Now back on topic: Joey made comments a while ago that Slipknot would continue with or without Corey Taylor. As Corey stated after Pauls death that he wasn't sure if they would continue since his passing. So I think there's a bit of tension between Corey and Joey but who knows.

Joey also had lots already written for the next Slipknot record but ended up using some of it for Scar the Martyr as he was tired waiting for the guys in Slipknot to start writing. Maybe that had something to do with it.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 7:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. brandedcfh420 writes:

I enjoy seeing crybaby trolls flipping out when we say anything about lame, sh1tty bands. I never said the bands I listen to are the best in the world, and I will continue to talk smack on sh1tknot or any other band I do not like.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 9:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. nekrolust writes:

If slipknot ever does put out more material maybe they could tour with marilyn has-been on the "I wish it was stil the 90's" tour.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Borntomosh writes:

Though it's usually not my preferred style of rock/metal, I love Slipknot. It's also not a secret that people hate them with a passion. Plain and simple, everyone is entitled to their own opinions, and I don't really understand why everyone has to flip out whenever someone says something negative about a band they like. Who cares? If you like the band, someone else's opinion shouldn't infuriate you to that level lol

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 11:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. R10 writes:

I don't hate Slipknot, actually like some of the first two albums they released. The rest of it is total rubbish.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 11:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Harry writes:

Without Joey, the new slipnkot album will suck!! I hope they realize that.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 2:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. chips rafferty writes:

One half of the ding a ling brigade is present post 12,, now we wait for the other one to come on here, wait til Monday or Tuesday and you'll know who I mean. " and I will continue to talk smack on sh'tknot or any other band I don't like", post 11 that means anyone can come on here and do the same to thing to his crappy batch of bands he supports, down/anselmo, clutch, in this moment and more, and then watch him yelp at the kettle being black when he does the same thing.
# spamseepost12

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 3:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. brandedcfh420 writes:

i could care less if someone doesnt like the bands i listen to. makes no difference to me...

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 5:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. burgalicious writes:

I just don't see how you get rid of Joey...

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 5:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. scarthemartyr>;slipknot writes:

For those of you who don't know joey has formed a new band with Kris Norris from Darkest Hour and Jed Simon from Strapping Young Lad on guitars , Joey Blush from electro band Blush Response on keyboards, Henry Derek a never before heard vocalist who puts Corey Taylor to shame, and Kyle Konkiel from in this moment and world under blood on bass. Scar the Martyr is way better than Slipknot (as musch as i love sk too) in my opinion and i'm pretty sure if Joey was fired it was because Corey was p***ed joey used the the 19 songs that he (joey) had written for Slipknot for Scar the Martyr. Also i will say Slipknot will never be the same without Joey since he gave them their name and also did a lot of their producing mixing and engineering as well as being a kick a$$ drummer, bassist, and guitarist, he is also an amazing mechanic so Slipknot is stupid to let him go.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. zumbi writes:

If there truly is a line in the sand between either Cory and Joey I wish they would just tell Cory to stick with Stone Sour. While I am a slipknot fan I believe Cory has been holding them back in heaviness lately along with being a doucey prima donna. I seems wrong that the guy who started the band is forced out and not the singer he brought in from another band

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 8:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. R10 writes:

And #17, don't be talking sh#t about Clutch! Thank you.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 9:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. americanpatriot1 writes:

Listened to STM. Meh.

# Jan 4, 2014 @ 10:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. chips rafferty writes:

22 I was ok with clutch until a few albums ago when that one dude breaks out a harmonica solo in midsong, hell if I wanted to hear that I would have just pluged in some blues traveller.
Totally killed it for me, sorry.

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 12:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. TheIronMan writes:

they're not going to bring in a big name, that's not how slipknot does things

i'm saddened to see joey be fired from slipknot because now i have next to no reason to care about them

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 1:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. 490 writes:

LOL @ Post 12 "I will continue to talk smack on sh1tknot or any other band I do not like."

Wow you really are a sad little boy. Maybe you hate Slipknot so much because it differs to what you normally listen to (Boy George, Rebecca Black, Justin Bieber etc).

You probably jump around your house doing the gangnam style dance and playing a game of hide the sausage with your male friends.

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 5:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brandedcfh420 writes:

#26: are you still trying to sound relevant around here??

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 10:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Borntomosh writes:

I still think a few people are missing the "everyone is entitled to their own opinions" sentiment, Branded lol

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 11:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. nekrolust writes:

And even if someone talks sh** about your band. Who the f*** cares? Just. Listen to what you like and get a f***ing back bone. If you care what everyone thinks you'll always be a slave to their perception.

# Jan 5, 2014 @ 12:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. for branded and american.patriot writes:

Here we go again a whole new year of this thread for one branded u little f.u.c.k.I.n.g metal whore goon a talk s.h.I.t about one band but your little sissyf.u.c.k decapitated sucks as much as my s.h.I..t in the toilet u Whiney a$$ little b.I.t.c.h I already knew slipknot wasent done and they won't be silenced cause of a bunch of f.a.g.g.O.t randy Blythe look alikes and for you American patriot u f***ing talk about tots all day that's why you weigh 420lbs u fat pieces of nothing I wouldn't call u sh** cause my sh** is worth more than ur whole blood line u child raping f.a g happy new years u queers ill be here all year.... now lets hear for the tot trolls....

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 2:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. hey branded writes:

Branded u think ur cool cause ur a member of this pathetic mediocre metal site u my friend are a f.u.c.k.t.a.r.d your as cool as a fatkid with a twinkie maker ur f.u.c.k.I.n.g American garbage
Why don't you do yourself a favor and come play on hwy 294 you little f.u.c.k.I.n.g b.I.t.c.h wanna talk sh** about everything but can't back sh** up unless ur child raping friend tot eating b.I.t.c.h patriot is behind u then u talking all the s.h.I.t but ur just a little b.I.t.c.h Brian so keep talking your sh**

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 2:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. hey chips writes:

U sound like u like c.O.c.k in and around your mouth its Sunday u little b.I.t.c.h imma little early ha as for your mouth running about me Sence you have no idea on how to call upon me keep it up about slipknot it do sent bother me I just hope ur paying attention to ur sister I might come get her here's something all u f.a.g.s can read I can see you but you can't see me I could touch you and you wouldn't even feel me Wait a second and you'll settle down I'm just waiting, 'til you really let your guard down You're relaxed, you're sublime, you're amazing You don't even know the danger you're facing If I'm quiet, I'll slide up behind you And if you hear me I'll enjoy trying to find you

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 2:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Jackrum writes:

lets try and get this thread longer than the last one..

keep making me laugh people..

np Die Krupps - Machinist of Joy

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 7:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. brandedcfh420 writes:

hahahahha, i guess someone got butt raped by their dad when they were a kid and now all he thinks about is co(k, co(k, and more co(k because thats all the troll can say...if i knew a "fatkid" with a twinkie maker id make sure i bought plenty of twinkies from him!!!! TWINKIES RULE!!!!

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 8:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. chips rafferty writes:

30-32, I didn't even feed you troll, what's your purpose on here besides being a total ph@g?
I came on here to break brandeds nuts for a little fun, not start a panzy troll war, you're in no one's league here, until you break the ebonics jargon your spitting out you're expendable.
I guess I owe you an apology branded, here I thought you were the cancer on this site, no more.

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 1:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. brandedcfh420 writes:

haahahahahha no apology needed chips, for i never cared what you said about me in the first place....

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 4:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. americanpatriot1 writes:

One 4 word post and I get a retort with my name in it? Wow. I feel special. I didn't even bring up tater tots...UNTIL NOW!!! Hey!!! GUESS WHAT I LIKE??? That's right! I likes me some tater tots!

To "Angry Boy": Suck my nuts. Wanna guess what they taste like?

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 4:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Drum_Junkie writes:

^ My guess would be chili-cheese tater tots.

I'm never going to look at the Sonic drive-in menu the same again. lmao

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 5:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. brandedcfh420 writes:

jordison is on the right path away from the sh1tknot failure....

also, chili-cheese tots RULE!!!!!

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. brandedcfh420 writes:

btw, post #30: i never said i like or listen to "decapitated"....where did you get that BS from?!?!

# Jan 6, 2014 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. americanpatriot1 writes:

Ironically, I'm not into chili cheese tots or fries. Put a little ketchup, throw a little Tony Chachere's on them sh**s, and I'm good to geaux.

# Jan 7, 2014 @ 10:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. ha whoever iam writes:

I don't even have a f.u.c.k.I.n.g cooment for you c.O.c.k.lovers you guys make my day and jackrum I don't mind keeping this post going like I said before I got tons of people laughing at these tot nuts that like slurping on there daddy's c** its funny you think its all just one person I pass my phone around to lots of people laughing and talking mad s.h.I.t in this horrible site so keep thinking I'm talking to myself you totfags this crap makes my life a whole lot better with you totfags<;American patriot branded neckro suck a c.O.c.k pinto beans u spic I didn't forget you whoever u b.I.t.c.h a.s.s c.u.n.t so ill be expecting a bunch of comments when I come back for another good laugh at you attempt to make your point ://////// your mother sucks c.O.c.k.in hell just so u know

# Jan 7, 2014 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. ha whoever iam writes:

Cooment=comment and chips I have no beef with you this is all good fun just join in and insult me branded who cares I don't I ain't crying over a couple comments over tot nuts and how American pedophile like to ask how his nuts taste that's what he says to those little boys and girls anyways chips no hard feelings if anyone just team.up on branded and American pedophile

# Jan 7, 2014 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. nekrolust writes:

Don't you think its creepy for a 14 year old boy to be trolling grown men 24\7 thinking about nothing but c***? Your dad must of dressed you up like a little girl and made you sit on all your uncles laps.

# Jan 8, 2014 @ 12:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. ha necrofag writes:

I know its hard for you to comprehend what I'm saying cause your genetically f.u.c.k.e.d up cause ur mom raped you and ur crazy but you need go see a doctor u c.u.m c.O.b.b.l.e.r or better yet drink beach and take a handful of aspirin and do me and all my buddy's a favor and shut the f.u.c.k up and die die die ur just jealous cause ur not as cool as branded and American totnuti actually like what they say ur jokes are quite dull and I would expect that from a kid who gets r.a.p.e.d. by his mom u little c.u.n.t

# Jan 8, 2014 @ 2:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. ha necrofag writes:

Beach=bleach

# Jan 8, 2014 @ 2:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. americanpatriot1 writes:

Trying to make sense out of this gibberish is almost as trying as trying to comprehend what my 3 year old daughter is saying.

# Jan 8, 2014 @ 9:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. pinto_beans writes:

Never in my life have I ever had some dude so eager for my balls. Not into that, but just come out and say you love me without your dirty thoughts on what you would do to my sweet succulent persona.

# Jan 8, 2014 @ 7:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. nekrolust writes:

You think I care if some cousin f***er like you thinks I'm cool? Your trying much too hard sprout. And c** cobbler? Is that a type of pie?

# Jan 9, 2014 @ 12:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. Drum_Junkie writes:

^ I didn't even think of pie. I thought he assumed you made special shoes.

# Jan 9, 2014 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. nekrolust writes:

Perhaps c** cobbler is a slang the kids are using nowadays for a cream pie? That would also explain his fascination with co(k.

# Jan 11, 2014 @ 9:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. wilco writes:

aa more of these f***ers lets keep this one rolling i am with branded

haha branded clutch not my fav thing

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