37 Joey Jordison Quotes from the Slipknot Drummer (American Musician)

Joey Jordison was a talented musician best known as Slipknot’s drummer in the 90s and 2000s.

He also played for other bands like Murderdolls and VIMIC.

Growing up he was influenced by music from an early age getting his first drum kit at eight.

Despite family challenges he pursued music playing in various local bands.

Working odd jobs he finally joined Slipknot which became his main focus leading to his success.

Joey Jordison Quotes

Here are some of the top quotes by Joey Jordison.

Top 10 Joey Jordison Quotes


Without blood and pain, there is no Slipknot. ~ Joey Jordison.


Slipknot is hard work; I don’t care what anybody says. ~ Joey Jordison.


Without Slipknot, I would not necessarily be where I am today. ~ Joey Jordison.

Life takes you down weird paths. ~ Joey Jordison.


Without Metallica, we wouldn’t have a lot of the bands that we have now. ~ Joey Jordison.


I lie more with drums and the more heavy and darker aspects of music. ~ Joey Jordison.


Any kind of idea of fame – that has been shelved. ~ Joey Jordison.


When I first heard Korn, they blew me away, and I’ve been a fan ever since. ~ Joey Jordison.


Modifidious was my first real band. ~ Joey Jordison.


The music has always been the first and foremost element in our career. ~ Joey Jordison.

Famous Joey Jordison Quotes


When someone’s in the hospital – be it a family member or anyone that has something wrong with them – if you love ’em, then you visit them. ~ Joey Jordison.


I’m writing music that people can grasp and hold on to… something that resonates. If you don’t have that, then you have nothing. ~ Joey Jordison.


Playing drums, for me, is like breathing. It’s like thinking. It’s like eating. It’s like walking. ~ Joey Jordison.

That’s where I learned, basically, all my skills from the drumming that I do – most of my style comes straight from death metal. ~ Joey Jordison.


I sleep music. I wake up, and there’s a riff in my head. Every step I take, there’s a riff, a beat, or something. ~ Joey Jordison.

I’ve been into 3IOB since ‘Battle Cry Under a Winter’s Sun.’ I’ve wanted to work with them since. ~ Joey Jordison.


Without Metallica, I wouldn’t play the way that I do. ~ Joey Jordison.

I think that no matter how old you get, you are always learning about yourself. ~ Joey Jordison.

Playing drums is how I communicate. It’s how I speak to people. That’s my God-given gift. ~ Joey Jordison.


I’m just as much into Emperor as I am Alice Cooper. ~ Joey Jordison.

I got ‘Reign In Blood’ for Easter one year – how ironic is that? ~ Joey Jordison.

Popular Joey Jordison Quotes


I just can’t bring myself to see Sabbath without Bill Ward, because he was such an integral part of that band. ~ Joey Jordison.

Making the ‘Sulfur’ video continued our quest to make a video different and visually stimulating. ~ Joey Jordison.

When you have the power of music within your soul and your heart, nothing can stop you. ~ Joey Jordison.

Heavy music is really getting its due. With nu-metal fallen by the wayside, real metal has started to surface. ~ Joey Jordison.

I wasn’t worried about flash or persona… It’s all about writing a good, solid song. ~ Joey Jordison.


The first mask I had was an original pale-white kabuki mask. ~ Joey Jordison.

I want to get out as much art as I can while I’m here, and I seem to get better the more that I do it. ~ Joey Jordison.

I’ve got so much material; like, it feels as if every day I’m coming up with so many riffs. ~ Joey Jordison.

Best Joey Jordison Quotes

When everyone tells you, ‘No, no, no,’ your creative forces get a little twisted and turn into something more apocalyptic than ever. ~ Joey Jordison.

I’m constantly writing music and keeping myself busy somehow. ~ Joey Jordison.

Man, failure was not an option whatsoever, ’cause I’m here to play music – that’s what I’ve been put on earth for. ~ Joey Jordison.

No matter what comes your way, being a musician, you will never, ever learn to play it all. ~ Joey Jordison.


One of the things I love about this job is meeting different people. ~ Joey Jordison.

Slipknot’s not about who’s in the band. It’s a lifeblood. It’s a force. It’s about a connection between a bunch of people. ~ Joey Jordison.

So these were the 37 famous quotes about Joey Jordison.

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