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Biography

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Overview (4)

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Birth NameNathan Jonas Jordison
Nicknames Speedball
Superball
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joey Jordison was born on April 26, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Nathan Jonas Jordison. He is an actor, known for Resident Evil (2002), Rollerball (2002) and Fuck (2005).

Trade Mark (1)

Wears traditional Slipknot boilersuit and a Japanese Kabuki mask which he personalises

Trivia (22)

Member of the metal band Slipknot
Is the only member of Slipknot to alter his coveralls: He cuts off the arms and legs, so that it is easier to play the drums.
Is the oldest of 3 children
Has played drums since he was 3
Has suffered the following injuries while performing: Severely lacerated shin from pulling his drum set on top of himself, broken and scarred knuckles, concussion and stitches from a flying pipe thrown by Shawn Crahan.
Plays guitar (Unmasked!) in a side project band called, "Murderdolls".
He prefers playing guitar to drums
He created the term 'Maggot' for a Slipknot fan
He has 2 younger sisters, Kate & Anne
His number in Slipknot is 1 (because drums are the pivotal thing in Slipknot)
Before Slipknot he was in the bands Avanga, Havenots, Modifidious and Anal Blast and The Rejects, now known as Murderdolls.
He saved the 2004 Download festival when Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, was struck ill. Along with Dave Lambardo and others, he helped out.
Played bass, drums and guitar on the Murderdolls album, Beyond The Valley Of The Murderdolls, because they didn't have a drummer or bassist at the time.
Won first Grammy in 2006 with Slipknot
Has been nominated 6 times for a Grammy
Gave Murderdolls fans the name ghoulscouts.
Was the third addition to Slipknot's current lineup, behind Percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan and Bassist Paul Gray.
Release of All hope is gone [August 2008]
Currently playing drums with Ministry on MasterBaTour 2006 [June 2006]
On Rockstar Mayhem Fetival Tour [July 2008]
On tour with Slipknot in Asia, ends November 13 in the Philippines (Japan, South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines). They have just finished a tour through Europe. [October 2004]
On tour with Metallica. [May 2004]

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