Biography On Joey Jordison
Joey Jordison is by far one of the most influential drummers in heavy metal / rock music. His unique style and chops have been viewed and imitated by drummers across the world. He has branded his style with a white mask that he wears when playing for his main band, Slipknot. Joey has played in many bands throughout his life, most of which were heavy metal bands.
Joey Jordison was born on April 26, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa. His full name is Nathan Jonas Jordison. Joey plays the drums for many metal bands, but also plays guitar in his spare time. Joey started playing drums in a jazz school band when he was young. This, and hanging out with his cousin Steve Allan White, helped him tone his drum skills at an early age. After years of working at a gas station and playing for numerous metal bands, he finally landed a gig with the band currently known as Slipknot. Although this band took a little bit to get noticed, once they did, Joey Jordison became one of the top rated drummers of America.
Joey Jordisons Bands and Gigs
Obviously, Joey plays for the band Slipknot; however, that isn’t the only band he plays with. He is currently the guitarist for the up and coming band Murderdolls, which is currently on a break due to other side projects. Joey has filled in for well known drummer John Dolmayan of System of a Down during a show in 2001. In 2004, Joridson filled in for famous metal drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica when he turned ill for one of their shows. Joey has played in bands such as Modifidious and Anal Blast when he was just starting out. Joey has definitely seen his share of diversity with bands. He has had the opportunity to play with well known heavy rock bands, meaning he is well trusted as a drummer!
Joey Jordison’s Drum Kit
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