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Joey Jordison dead at 46 LATEST – Slipknot drummer & co-founder cause of death unknown after transverse myelitis fight

JOEY Jordison was found dead at 46.

The Slipknot drummer had passed away "peacefully in his sleep" and his family has cried 'our hearts are empty."

A statement from Jordison’s family said: “Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow,” reads a statement from Jordison’s family.

“To those that knew Joey, understood his quick wit, his gentle personality, giant heart, and his love for all things family and music.

"The family of Joey have asked that friends, fans, and media understandably respect our need for privacy and peace at this incredibly difficult time.”

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  • JORDISON REVEALED MS ILLNESS IN 2016

    Jordison revealed he was suffering from a neuro-immune disorder while accepting Golden God award in 2016.

    “Towards the end of my career in Slipknot, I got really, really sick with a horrible disease called transverse myelitis,” Jordison said.

    “I lost my legs. I couldn't play anymore. It was a form of multiple sclerosis, which I don't wish on my worst enemy.”

    Jordison said he worked to recover from the diagnosis.

    “I got myself back up, and I got myself in the gym, and I got myself back in f-cking therapy to fucking beat this sh-t.”

    “And if I could do it, you could do it. It's the hardest thing I've ever done in my life, more than f-cking anything."

  • JORDY WAS A “PROLIFIC DRUMMER” WITH A “GIANT HEART”

    A statement released by Jordison‘s family calls the musician prolific in his time.

    “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26, 2021. He was 46,” the statement read.

    “Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow. To those that knew Joey, understood his quick wit, his gentle personality, giant heart and his love for all things family and music.”

    “The family of Joey have asked that friends, fans and media understandably respect our need for privacy and peace at this incredibly difficult time. The family will hold a private funeral service and asks the media and public to respect their wishes.”

  • JORDY’S DEATH “LEFT US WITH EMPTY HEARTS”

    According to his family’s statements Jordison’s death “has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow.”

    The family remembered Jordison as an excellent drummer and musician who had a big personality and even bigger heart.

    The family will hold a private funeral for him.

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