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Tag Archives: Joey Jordison

Joey Jordison rebrands Scar the Martyr as VIMIC, debuts new song

Posted by on May 5, 2016

For a while, drummer Joey Jordison was synonymous with Slipknot. Then he left the band (or was pushed) in 2013 and started his own project, Scar the Martyr. The band released an album, toured, then singer Henry Derek joined Act of Defiance, a band with former Megadeth members. StM’s keyboard player also left, which gave Jordison […]

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Scar the Martyr are doing something

Posted by on January 14, 2015

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison’s project Scar the Martyr. In fact, the most we’d heard about it was that lead singer Henry Derek Bonner had left the band (speaking of which, he’s doing ok following the car accident he was in earlier this week). It appears […]

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Drug use behind Joey Jordison’s exit from Slipknot?

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Slipknot will be releasing their fifth album, .5: The Grey Chapter, on October 21st. It will be the  band’s first album without Joey Jordison, who was unceremoniously fired from the band last year. While the new drummer hasn’t been named yet, we have our ideas (spoiler alert, probably Jay Weinberg). At any rate, in a recent interview […]

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What are Slipknot up to?

Posted by on July 15, 2014

Slipknot earlier today posted a 15 second teaser on their Facebook page that appears to be leading up to some new music. An intro of sorts repeats a guitar-based loop, some percussion noises and a series of images including the image you see to the left. It points to the band’s website, which features a […]

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Jim Root fired from Stone Sour

Posted by on May 17, 2014

While guitarist Jim Root is known primarily as the guitarist of Slipknot, he actually joined Stone Sour four years prior to Slipknot. And while he  sat out Stone Sour shows earlier this year to write the next Slipknot album, it looks like he’s been let go from the former band. Here’s what SS’s Facebook page had […]

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Want to be the new vocalist for Scar The Martyr? You’re welcome to try

Posted by on April 21, 2014

You may or may not have been following the news of vocalist Henry Derek’s drama-tinged departure from Scar The Martyr a week or so ago. In any case, he’s out and the band are working on getting a new vocalist. And guess what? That vocalist could be you. The band has posted the following to their […]

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Scar the Martyr issue statement on Henry Derek’s departure

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Recently former Scar The Martyr frontman Henry Derek posted a statement on Facebook explaining that he had parted ways with his band due to a series of reasons primarily creative and personal, saying that it was “time to move on” after giving Scar The Martyr a year of his life. About two hours later, the […]

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Singer Henry Derek parts ways with Joey Jordison’s Scar The Martyr

Posted by on April 10, 2014

Before the end of 2013, Slipknot announced they had parted ways with Joey Jordison. While the drummer has since made it clear that the split wasn’t his choice, he’s now faced with a lineup shakeup in his own group Scar The Martyr, as singer Henry Derek has called it quits. Derek announced that he was […]

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Slipknot to start “major work” on album next month

Posted by on February 28, 2014

See that screen shot to the right of this sentence? That’s an exclusive picture of Slipknot’s website. How blacker can it be? None more black. What’s it all mean? Well, the site might be dark to represent that the band is getting ready to enter the studio. In an interview with Kerrang! (as transcribed by NME) frontman […]

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Kris Norris (Scar The Martyr, ex-Darkest Hour) talks former band’s legacy on Facebook

Posted by on February 20, 2014

Have you ever read a text message from someone or a status update and think “They must hammered.” That’s what we’re thinking right now with Kris Norris, guitarist of Scar The Martyr and formerly of Darkest Hour. Earlier this morning, Norris posted a since-deleted status update (seen to the right) on his Facebook page that’s […]

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