Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has decided to kill the internet noise saying his flagship act is crumbling since the departure of drummer and songwriter Joey Jordison earlier this month, the frontman taking to Twitter to assure fans that the band are not going anywhere.
“For those who think The Knot are falling apart, you are greatly and sadly mistaken. Bring On 2014. Great Things Are Coming. Stay Tuned…” the frontman tweeted. In his first interview since Jordison’s departure, Taylor was hesitant to reveal details of the nature of the drummer’s exit.
“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…I know the fans are chomping at the bit, it’s just we can’t really say anything right now,” he said.
“I know in light of yesterday’s news, I know it’s weird, but if anything positive can come out of this, it’s just that I hope the fans know that we’re really working towards putting out an album next year,” he added, saying that the band’s new material was “sounding really, really good.”
Meanwhile Jordison, who according to the band left for “personal reasons,” has spent the last few months touring with new project, Scar The Martyr, who unveiled their debut album earlier this year and have been hotly rumoured to be heading Down Under as part of the Soundwave 2014 tour.
For those who think The Knot are falling apart, you are greatly and sadly mistaken. Bring On 2014. Great Things Are Coming. Stay Tuned…
— The Boogie Knight (@CoreyTaylorRock) December 29, 2013