Interesting stuff happening on the world of Slipknot. Joey Jordison took to Facebook for the New Year on Wednesday to clear the air on his recent departure from Slipknot.
"To my fans, friends, and associates…
I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumors and speculation regarding my departure from Slipknot. I want to make it very clear that I DID NOT QUIT SLIPKNOT. This band has been my life for the last 18 years, and I would never abandon it, or my fans. This news has shocked and blindsided me as much as it has all of you. While there is much I would like to say, I must remain silent to further details at this time. I would like to thank you all for your unwavering love and support, and wish everyone a very happy and healthy New Year."
Thing is, he clearly doesn't come FULLY clean. You may remember that when it was announced that Joey was leaving the band, Corey Taylor's next interview was also vague.
“It’s still so fresh and there’s a lot of things going on behind the scenes that people don’t know about, so legally and respectfully, I can’t say a lot about it. I can confirm that we have parted ways with Joey and as soon as we can say something, we will, but we’re trying to protect him, trying to protect us, just making sure that we do everything right because that’s what we would expect from ourselves and what we would expect from the fans.” - radio station 93X Minneapolis interview
I'm sure we will get the full truth eventually.