Ex-Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison Reveals Transverse Myelitis Battle

Joey Jordison, Slipknot’s drummer from 1995 to 2013, made a soul-baring revelation at Monday (June 13) night’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. At the London ceremonies, the 41-year old detailed his fight with a seldom seen neuro-immune disorder while accepting the Golden God award.

“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.” 


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