Slipknot’s JoeyJordison death – the emotional 911 call
In the emotional audio, a woman tells the 911 dispatcher she is outside his house, and the smell is making her think Joey’s dead.
An emotional 911 audio about the death of former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has emerged.
In the audio, a woman says she’s Joey’s ex and tells the 911 dispatcher she is outside his house, and the smell is making her think Joey’s dead.
The audio was obtained by TMZ. Click here to listen to the audio.
The woman says Joey’s family hadn’t heard from him in days, so she went to check on him at his home. She was in the garage and had opened the door leading into the house, but she stopped because of a foul smell coming from the house.
The woman held it together at the start of the call, but once the operator asked for his full name and date of birth, she overcame emotion and started pouring out as she choked up and sobbed.
Jordison, co-founder and original drummer of the aggressive hard rock band Slipknot, has died “peacefully in his sleep,” according to a statement from his family.
The cause of his death was not immediately disclosed. He was 46.
“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,” the statement reads.
“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 Johasave 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.
was one of Slipknot’s three original members and helped power the US nine-piece to global stardom in the early 2000s during an era when rock and metal acts routinely jostled with popstars at the top of the commercial charts.
Renowned for their horror-themed facemasks and boiler suits, they burst onto the scene in the mid-1990s with a louder, bleaker and more aggressive incarnation of metal that became both a commercial success and a major influence on later generations.
Behind all the stage pantomime and shock antics was a technically proficient band propelled by Jordison‘s tight high speed drumming and relentless blast beats as well as his song writing skills for some of the band’s best known tracks.
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