Joey Jordison reflects on Slipknot's debut album: "It made all of our dreams come true"

Ex-Slipknot sticksman Joey Jordison remembers the impact that debut album had on his life.

Joey Jordison reflects on Slipknot's debut album: "It made all of our dreams come true"
Kerrang! staff

Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has shared some of his memories from their debut album.

To mark the 21st anniversary of Slipknot's self-titled record, Joey took to Instagram to share a photo of his commemorative platinum discs, along with a message of reflection for his fans.

"It’s almost hard to believe how these years have flown by like blast beats," says Joey. "That album was & will always be some of the absolute best memories of my life. There’s nothing out there quite like it, and what it did for all of us & the Metal world.

"It made all of our dreams come true, and the overall reaction from the fans almost collapsed venues & stadiums worldwide. We didn’t expect it, but it absolutely exploded! We were so determined, hungry, and ready to take on the world and we did. We feared no one, and it showed when we took the stage. It was just ‘that’ time. Total mystery it was."

He goes on to thank former Roadrunner Records head honcho Monte Connor along with other members of the team and producer Ross Robison.

"To the fans, you guys made this happen for all of us, and I dedicate this anniversary to YOU!!! Metal Forever. Thank you eternally! Joey Jordison no.1."

To commemorate the anniversary of their debut album, Slipknot have also unveiled a new Official Quarantine Merch Capsule via – and yes, we want it all…

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