Joey Jordison was “shitting bricks” while performing with Metallica at Download 2004

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The Slipknot drummer died in July at the age of 46

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Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor reflects on Jov Jordison’s performance with Metallica at the Download Festival in 2004.

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Drummer and founding member of Slipknot, who died in July at the age of 46, was famous for Lars Ulrich in his absence at the metal festival.

Speaking about performance with notfest.comK Ryan J Downey, Taylor said: “We were back there [Joey], watching this… it was so real watching Joey play with it [Metallica]Because we all grew up listening to them.


“And Joey was kicking bricks. I mean, he [had] He had his mask on, but every time he would come back and he’d take off his mask, he was just like, ‘How am I doing? How am I doing?’ I’m like, ‘You’re killing it.’

“I, Paul” [Gray], Joker, we were all standing there cheering him. And they threw different songs at him that he had not rehearsed. They threw all the misfits at him, and he fucking knew it. They’d probably keep him there all night if they could. He played most of the sets. “

Taylor continued: “That, to me, was such a fucking wonderful moment for him that it was nice to be back there to share with him.

“It was fucking a special little — almost the moment you know you made it. You’re seeing this reflection of respect from arguably your biggest influence, your biggest partner. They’re signing you that way.” Were that there was a massive fuck for him.”


When Jordison passed away, Metallica shared a photo of James Hetfield playing with Jordison, captioned: “RIP BROTHER…”

Jordison left Slipknot in 2013, citing health reasons.

“I actually got sick with a terrible disease called transverse myelitis, I lost my legs,” he told the audience. metal hammer Golden Gods Awards in 2016.

“I couldn’t play anymore. It was a form of multiple sclerosis that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. I withdrew myself, and I took myself to the gym and I found myself fucking therapy Withdrawn in, fucking beat this crap.

Meanwhile, Taylor recently praised the influence of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’, saying the track was “our generation’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’.”

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