Joey Jordison, drummer and founding member of Slipknot, passes away at 46

Joey Jordison passed away in sleep on Monday July, 26th 2021, according to a representative of his family. Jordison's death is absolutely devastating blow to the music community due to his extremely influential and innovative drumming.

Although no cause of death has been disclosed, Jordison stated in 2016 that he was diagnosed with Acute Transverse Myelitis a year before he departed Slipknot. The disease is a spinal cord inflammation that is a form of multiple sclerosis causing Jordison to lose function with his legs, ultimately effecting the fast-style of drumming he was legendary for.

Musicians and fans all over the world took to social media to pay tribute to Joey Jordison, one of the greatest drummers to ever stand behind the kit.