Slipknot parted methods with drummer Jay Weinberg earlier this month and rumors of who his substitute could be began flying instantly. One persistent rumor is that drummer Jeramie Kling, who recently quit Venom Inc. and at present performs in The Absence, is Slipknot‘s new drummer due to some goofing round on Instagram – most recently a hashtag #im666.
So is Kling the brand new drummer for Slipknot? Not in accordance with Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor, who has addressed the difficulty on X (previously Twitter) saying: “To everybody questioning about our new drummer… It is not him. Cease letting him troll you. He is not even on the record. #hesnot666” So there you have got it – Kling-knot ain’t occurring.
It is value mentioning that Slipknot has two exhibits arising – April 27 at Sick New World and Might 12 at Welcome To Rockville. So Slipknot has loads of time to search out somebody new, break ’em in, and get ready to hit the stage. And that is assuming that they have not already quietly employed somebody and are within the means of placing collectively an announcement. Who is aware of what goes on behind the collective masks that’s Slipknot.
Slipknot all of a sudden parted ways with Weinberg on November 5, saying that they had “determined to make a inventive determination, and to half methods with Jay” with no additional clarification. Weinberg has since issued his own statement, saying the firing was a complete shock however that he’ll proceed on making music in a distinct capability.
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