Joey Jordison
Joey Jordison was a co-founder and the original drummer for the popular metal band Slipknot.

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Published by The Sun Herald on Jul. 28, 2021.
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Joey, you inspired so many people, words can not express the sadness felt throughout the drumming and music world. I met you many years ago and you were so humble and down to earth, talking about your art and how one day you would love to hold a exhibition in a gallery. There were so many different layers to you that made you who you were.
Rest easy my friend
Keep pounding the skins up there xxx
Michelle Martin
August 31, 2021
Our Sincere condolences to the Jordison family,
and the band members.
Benjamin
Acquaintance
August 25, 2021
Joey, you have been a huge inspiration to me since I was 13, I am 33 now. I will never forget your kind heart, beautiful face, and wonderful personality. You will always be my boogeyman and my number 1. I will love you forever. Rest easy Joey and I will see you on the other side.
Morgan Johnson
Friend
August 24, 2021
Although I didn't know Joey,I am so so sorry for his family and friends. He was extremely talented and had overcame so much.He left us way too soon!
August 23, 2021
R.I.P. Joey . My sincere condolences go to his family. Sending all of the love from Slovakia.
Anita
August 13, 2021
Joey you will be missed so much. You were such an amazing musician and drummer. I will love you forever. You will always be my number 1 and my boogeyman.
Morgan
August 10, 2021
Great musician
He will be missed.
Kennelley
Acquaintance
August 8, 2021
May the happy memories fill your heart on these darkest days
Brenda Hain
August 7, 2021
What an amazing soul we will miss here on earth, but you'll be rocking with some of the greatest.
Brenda Hain
August 7, 2021
Please accept my sincere condolences to the Jordison Family. May the God of all comfort who is the hearer of prayers be with you in your time of need with his loving kindness and peace as He strengthens you to cope during this difficult time. May family, friends and extended family cherish his memories.
Tony
August 7, 2021
You re-invented the drumming world of metal music. Hope you find piece! My Condolences to your family and all the souls that you touched.
We love you Joey.
Michael
August 6, 2021
There are no words to express my sorrow. My heart aches for you, Amanda, and your family. Love and miss
Jen (Satterfield) Jacobsen
Friend
August 6, 2021
You were one of my biggest inspirations, I will never forget you
Frank w
Friend
August 6, 2021
Joey was a wonderful person and an incredible drummer❤ My sincere condolences go to his family and the band. Sending all of the love from Italy❤
Barbara Sciré
August 6, 2021
You will be missed, and loved forever. You're the reason why I have the greatest love for slipknot. Peace love Joey!
Alex Brant
Acquaintance
August 4, 2021
The world is a less talented and more sad place without you in it. You were TRULY one of the greatest of all time!! You have left a legacy and people all over the world will look up to your for scores to come! You will be the drummer that new drummers will aspire to be like. Thank you for sharing your gifts with the world. The greats often leave sooner than we expect.
Amanda N.
Friend
August 2, 2021
Joey was just incredible in so many ways. I can’t express my love and condolences to his family and friends. Sending love to you all ❤
Angie McCarthy
Friend
August 2, 2021
Sincere condolences to the Jordison family, truly sorry for your loss, may God be with all of you in your time of need.
August 2, 2021
My condolences go out to the Jordison family. So sorry for your loss.
Lee
August 2, 2021
Joey you will always be the best drummer in the world to me .My condolences to your family and may you rest in peace you will never be forgotten.
Janet Jimenez
August 1, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family
Simon
Acquaintance
August 1, 2021
Joseph Hough
August 1, 2021
I’m beyond shocked, devastated, heartbroken, and at a loss for words! Joey was one of my top ten favorite drummers and inspirations into the drumming world! A true heavy metal legend! Like former bassist Paul Gray, Joey was also part of the key to the band’s success! He was like a brother to me just like the other eight members of the band were! I wish I could have met him! I had the privilege of seeing him perform with Slipknot in 2009 and I am forever grateful for that! Your legacy will never die and you will never be forgotten! My thoughts and prayers go out to Joey and his family! I miss you so much bro! Rest In Peace!
Joseph Hough
August 1, 2021
The first Slipknot concert i attended i got kicked out of because, I had a camera with photos of the guys we met them before the show I met Joey in Denver, Colorado. When i got to him i told him that i thought he was the best drummer i ever heard and (i was dating a drummer at the time) and he sat back in his chair and looked at me with his beautiful blue eyes and quietly said "Thank You!" I love ya Joey and i will forever miss you... Rock hard in heaven. My thought and prayers go out to your family and friends. Rocker on earth legend in heaven. #number1strong
Pauline & Ronnie Trujillo
Friend
August 1, 2021
I knew Joey from Waukesha high school and he was just as beautiful back then as he is now. I do have a school pic he gave me. We are only 7months apart! Joey I’m so happy that you got outta the corn fields of Iowa and did such amazing things and saw such amazing things and the way you play those drums.AMAZING!! I’m soooo sorry and am sending lots of love to his family and friends. He will absolutely be missed.
Stephanie
Friend
July 31, 2021
Ciao Joey, eri il mio preferito
Leggere della tua morte è stato un colpo al cuore
Il mondo ha perso uno dei migliori
Giorgia Merlin
July 31, 2021
May God sustain you at this time of great loss. May the comfort of family and friends also comfort you during this difficult time.
July 31, 2021
As a teenager you were the entire inspiration for me becoming a metal drummer. You changed the world of music forever! You will be gravely missed but never forgotten. Thank you #1
Neil Lempa
Acquaintance
July 30, 2021
My deepest condolences goes out to Joey's family and friends. Although I never met or knew you personally you have been such a huge influence on my drumming and my ability to grow as a musician thank you so much for all your hard work dedication to your art. You have helped me get through some hard times and I will always be deeply grateful for that you are and always will be a god in this music industry you may be gone but the legacy you left will live forever.
Michael Verrecchia
July 30, 2021
My condolences.
July 30, 2021
Joey, what an amazing musician. I hear you were an amazing person as well. I thank you for the music you left behind. You are loved the world over and will be missed. RIP.
Sandra Moore
Friend
July 29, 2021
I’d like to express my deepest condolences to Joey’s family, friends and those who loved him as much as I did.
He was the most influential musician to me and I’m sure I speak for a lot of people when I say his music got through some extremely difficult times.

His absence is a tragedy but his presence and contribution to music will never die. Someone like me may be forgotten within the next 100 years, but definitely not him.

Rest In Peace Joey
Joshua
July 29, 2021
This wasn't fair. 46 years wasn't long enough for such a momentous talent.
I wanted more for you. You deserved longer.
Arielle S
Acquaintance
July 29, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Weedfarmer
Friend
July 29, 2021
Courtney Hayes
July 28, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. and friends.
Mark Aulenbacher
Friend
July 28, 2021
Joey Jordison
"Words cannot define the pain I feel inside
A beast yet so kind
Has left a whole world behind
His smile was a light
His heart so full
He loved his fur babies his family and never forget his Manda bear
Mokie by his side touring the country with no fear
Determination and drive were how you thrived
Nothing could stop you
Not even pain severe
Always working not knowing how to slow down
Don't forget the day he wore the crown
Feel the thunder within and never wonder why
For what you are hearing is the angel drummer flying high"
~sheri~
Sheri Jankowski
Acquaintance
July 28, 2021
Joey Jordison hands down the best drummer ever. Your music touched me in ways most will never understand. You didn't know me and yet you had one of the biggest impacts in my life. I will miss you terribly goon too soon. RIP
Chris Santos
Friend
July 28, 2021
What terrible news. I pray for his family and hope he and Paul will see each other again.
Scott Ayers
Friend
July 28, 2021
Aloha o I my brother. Jerome rockstalk was a blast
Richard "the Butcher" Peek
Friend
July 28, 2021
To the family of Joey, I have seen the pain of a parent losing their child too many times. I wish you comfort in any way you choose to get comfort. My deepest condolences to the best drummer ever, his family and friends. Gone but never forgotten.
Steve Foster
July 28, 2021
I became a fan of $lipknot because of Joey, 20 years ago. Never Forget
Snot Knot
Family
July 28, 2021
Scott Chamberland
July 28, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. rest easy!
Sjeabon Simpson
July 28, 2021
You were an amazing person Joey! You will be missed by many, remembered by all.. As much as I will miss your awesome talent in the music world, I know you will be rocking out hard with many of the great ones.
Jessica Rowe
Friend
July 28, 2021
To the family friends and many fans I'm truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy. May you find comfort to ease the pain.
July 28, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this extremely difficult time.
July 28, 2021
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