Category:Songs written by Joey Jordison
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The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Joey Jordison – Jordison played in Slipknot since their formation in 1995 until his departure from the band in December 2013. He was the drummer and founder of the American heavy metal band Scar the Martyr which formed in 2013 and he grew up in Waukee, Iowa with his parents and two sisters, and was given his first drum kit at the age of 8. He performed in bands until joining in the summer of 1995 with the group The Pale Ones. Of Slipknots nine-member lineup which lasted from 1999–2010, Joey was the third to join the band, with Slipknot, Jordison performed on four studio albums, and produced the live album 9.0, Live. Outside his major projects, Jordison has performed with heavy metal groups such as Rob Zombie, Metallica, Korn, Ministry, Otep. Jordison is also known for his work which includes performances on many albums for many different artists. Jordison uses several drum brands including Pearl and ddrum and he currently plays with the bands VIMIC and Sinsaenum. Jordison was born at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa on April 26,1975 and he grew up in a rural area outside of Waukee. He embraced music at an age, which he attributes to the influence of his parefront of the radio. He played guitar until receiving his first drum kit as a gift from his parents at age eight, at a young age, Jordisons parents divorced, he and his two younger sisters stayed with their mother. His mother remarried and set up a funeral parlor where Jordison would occasionally help, Jordison has stated that he felt a sudden responsibility to be the man of the house. It was during this time that he formed the band Modifidious and he later described them as total speed-metal thrash. The band helped Jordison break new ground, playing for crowds in support of local bands including Atomic Opera, which featured Jim Root, and Heads on the Wall. After a multitude of changes including the presence of Craig Jones. He cites Keith Moon, John Bonham, Peter Criss, Gene Krupa, after leaving school, Jordison was hired by a local music store called Musicland. In March 1994, after a recommendation from his new friend, Jordison worked the night shift, which he preferred, as it left his weekends free and allowed him to spend time with his friends and listen to music while working. In early 1995, Modifidious disbanded because of a shift in interest from thrash metal to metal in America. Following this Jordison joined a band called The Rejects as a guitarist
2. Slipknot (album) – Slipknot is the self-titled debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Slipknot. It was the first release by the band to be produced by Ross Robinson, the album spans several genres, but is generally noted for its extensive percussion and overall heavy sound. It was well received by fans and critics alike and was responsible for bringing Slipknot a large increase in popularity. The album peaked at number 51 on the Billboard 200, and has gone on to become certified platinum in the United States. It was voted the best debut album of the last 25 years by readers of Metal Hammer magazine, in 1997, following the bands demo release Mate. The members of Slipknot continued to new material and work in SR Audio. The band had started work on a follow-up but never got further than pre-production. Songs written and recorded in this period include Slipknot, Gently, Do Nothing, Tattered and Torn, Heartache, in 1998, Slipknot was receiving growing attention from record labels including Epic and Hollywood Records. On September 29,1998, Slipknot left Des Moines, Iowa for Indigo Ranch Studios in Malibu, California, anxious to record an album after a long wait to be signed. The band wanted him to work with them on their album and after meeting with the band Robinson signed them to his own label, I Am. The albums recording process was very aggressive and chaotic, as producer Robinson strove to capture the intensity that the band created when performing live. Within three days all the drums were recorded, which contributed to the raw, live sound on the album that the band integral to its musical direction. By November 11,1998, the recording of the album seemed complete, during the Christmas period, guitarist Josh Brainard, who recorded on all the tracks to that point, decided to leave the band. His replacement was Jim Root, with whom the band returned to the studio in February 1999, Slipknot finished recording during this period, with two extra songs, a re-recording of Me Inside, and a new track called Purity. Snap was featured on the soundtrack for the film Freddy vs. Jason and Eyeless appeared on an episode of The Sopranos. The influence of metal on the album is clear, and on the subject Jordison stated, the roots are death metal, thrash, speed metal. The album also shows influences from metal and even rap metal. Critics have also noted an industrial influence, due to the bands large line-up consisting of additional percussionists and electronics, the album has a very dense, layered sound
3. All Hope Is Gone (song) – All Hope Is Gone is a song by American metal band Slipknot. The first single and title track from Slipknots fourth studio album of the same name. It was released for one day only during June 20,2008 as an MP3 in its entirety on the website for free download. The song was announced by blabbermouth. net to be a heavier track from All Hope Is Gone. All Hope Is Gone is also the first title track from a Slipknot album to be released as a single. Drummer Joey Jordison revealed that All Hope Is Gone is a collaborative effort between the band and was one of the final songs recorded for the bands fourth studio album of the same name. The song, music and theme speak for itself and its a song about the world at stake, all the situations at hand, be it personal or worldly, and trying to turn things into a positive. Sometimes you have to face the grotesque to bring something amazing. Jordison went on to say, I actually demoed this song alone, I was hoping it would make it. I knew it would, once everyone spewed their venom upon it, of the songs conception, Jordison said, A lot of the grind riffs for the verses were made of riffs Paul had years ago, way before Slipknot. Mick came in and fucking set fire to the track and Jim Root followed as well, once Corey put his fucking vocals on it, that was it, man. That guys voice and conviction could sell narcotics to a nun
4. Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) – Vol.3, The Subliminal Verses is the third studio album by American metal band Slipknot. The album was released on May 25,2004, by Roadrunner Records, and it is the bands only album produced by Rick Rubin, and also the only one not to feature profanity. Following the bands tour to promote its second album in 2002, some band members had already been involved in side projects including Murderdolls, To My Surprise, and the reformation of Stone Sour. In 2003, Slipknot moved into The Mansion to work on the album, initially, the band was unproductive, lead vocalist Corey Taylor was drinking heavily. Nevertheless, they more than enough material for a new album—the bands first to incorporate more traditional, melodic song structures, guitar solos. The album received positive reviews. Slipknot was praised by Allmusic for its dedication to making it a Slipknot album, the album peaked within the top ten in album sales across eleven countries, and went Platinum in the United States. The band also received the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for the song Before I Forget, at the end of 2009, Before I Forget was listed as AOLs Top Metal Song of the Decade. Roadrunner Records have listed the video for Duality as the best music video in Roadrunner history. Slipknot recorded Vol.3, The Subliminal Verses with producer Rick Rubin at The Mansion in Los Angeles, earlier there had been speculation regarding the possibility of a third album and the bands future, as some members worked on other musical projects. After the album was completed, the said that these side projects saved the band. Coming back together and working out their differences hindered the process initially. During an interview in 2008, drummer Joey Jordison said we didnt talk to each other for three months, we just sat there wasting money in the fucking Houdini mansion, speaking retrospectively percussionist Shawn Crahan states, eventually we got sick of waiting for shit to happen. We got together, had a few beers and wrote a really artsy, in a Q&A for his book, Youre making me hate you, he told that the first verse and chorus of the song Circle were written and recorded during the Iowa tour. The same take ended up on the album, band members were divided over their experience of working with producer Rubin, some doubted his commitment to Slipknot as he split his time between many artists at once. Lead vocalist Corey Taylor admitted in an interview that he drank heavily throughout their time in the mansion, saying I would drink from the moment I got up until the moment I passed out. He explained that, everything I did while I was drinking sounded like shit, during this time, percussionist Crahan worked on Voliminal, Inside the Nine, a video documenting the creation process of the album and the touring which would follow. In a 2008 interview, Corey Taylor said that he only met Rubin four times during the recording process of Vol.3, The Subliminal Verses
5. Dead Memories – Dead Memories is a song by American metal band Slipknot. The song was released as the single from their fourth album All Hope Is Gone. The track was released on December 1,2008, the music video for the single was directed by P. R. Brown and Shawn Crahan. The video premiered on MTV2 on October 25,2008, the song is featured in Rock Band 4s More Metal Pack 01 downloadable content. The music video for Dead Memories was directed by P. R. Brown, on September 30,2008, the bands record label Roadrunner Records released a 15-second teaser video on YouTube which featured vocalist Corey Taylor in what appears to be a grave in torrential rain. The video premiered on MTVs Headbangers Ball on October 25,2008, the treatment for the music video was percussionist Shawn Crahans idea, Crahan calls the music video a short film and admits that it was a very expensive video. Crahans initial idea was to have rooms, he introduced the idea to vocalist Corey Taylor who decided what each room would be. The music video starts off with Taylor walking from the Iowa State Capitol in downtown Des Moines into a rural area, Taylor walks through empty fields and begins to dig. He seemingly falls through the ground into a room below, now wearing a mask, the room is occupied by turntablist Sid Wilson, who is crawling on the walls and ceiling. Taylor opens the curtains, only to find the view obscured by earth, Wilson tries to stop Taylor from leaving the room by grabbing his leg but Taylor manages to escape his grasp. He is able to leave the room and enter a room, which is occupied by drummer Joey Jordison. Taylor spectates the scene, but does not interact with anybody, Jordison spots his Taylors reflection in a mirror and turns as the latter exits. He enters a room that is occupied by sampler and keyboardist Craig Jones. When Taylor enters the room, the colours are reversed and remain so throughout the scene. Taylor walks around Jones, who remains immobile throughout, and inspects his mask, touching one of the nails driven into it to get any response, Jones lights up a flare, which temporarily blinds Taylor, who then leaves. Taylor enters a room, which is occupied by bassist Paul Gray. The room is filled with mirrors and when Taylor passes, he is reflected on them along with Gray, Taylor becomes noticeably unnerved and attempts to ascertain whether it is Gray or not by turning away from the mirror and back to it. He then waves and Gray uses the hand, revealing that he is not a reflection
6. Duality (song) – Duality is a song by American metal band Slipknot, the song was released as the first single from their third studio album Vol.3, released in 2004. The music video was listed as Roadrunner Records greatest video of all-time, the album version of Duality is four minutes and twelve seconds long, and the radio edited version is three minutes and thirty-three seconds long. The song opens with lead vocalist Corey Taylor softly saying I push my fingers into my, leading up to lead guitarist Mick Thomson playing a riff accompanied by Craig Jones keyboards while Taylor finishes the sentence with. eyes, in a much more intense voice. The song is played in Drop B tuning and features a nu metal style, unlike many previous Slipknot singles, Duality, like all the songs on Vol.3, does not have explicit content within the lyrics. Thomson explained in an 2008 interview that vocalist Taylor was relying on explicit content in the lyrics and this was echoed by Jim Root in a 2011 interview. AllMusic said that Dualitys lyrics arent unique to Slipknot but described it as otherwise strong, stylus Magazine said Duality had a grindcore riff. Q wrote that the blow the competition away. The BBC declared it a pop-metal classic, Duality was originally released as a CD single on May 4,2004. On May 25,2004, the single was released on 7-inch red vinyl to coincide with the release of the album, there is also a 7-inch picture disc release which includes the same track listing. Duality reached band records of five and six in the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks. In the UK Singles Chart, the reached number 15. The song also charted on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart at number 6, to promote the single, the band also made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jack Osbourne ranked the song number 2 on his list of 101 Adrenaline Rock Songs, in the 2004 Metal Edge Readers Choice Awards, the song was voted Song of the Year and Music Video of the Year. The music video, directed by Tony Petrossian, was produced at a cost between $300,000 and $500,000 and was recorded on March 27,2004, Roadrunner Records provided the family with roughly $50,000 as compensation. The video is available on the CD single and the DVD, Voliminal, Inside the Nine, which was released in 2006. Mid-way through shooting the video, the band and fans were asked to avoid jumping around too much, fans were also told to be careful around Craig Jones as the nails in his mask may hit them. The video starts with a crowd of fans running towards the camera which is clearly behind a window. As the song switches in intensity the video cuts to shots inside the house of the band performing in very close quarters with the fans, the video constantly switches between clips of the band performing and fans destroying the house and the surrounding environment
7. Left Behind (Slipknot song) – Left Behind is a song by American metal band Slipknot. The song was released as the single from their second album Iowa. Left Behind was one of two Slipknot tracks included on Clear Channels 2001 memorandum of songs they considered offensive in the aftermath of 9/11. Left Behind was more successful than both Wait and Bleed and Spit It Out, reaching number 30 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2002. The track was the first single from the band to reach the Australian ARIA Charts and this track, along with Wait and Bleed, Pulse of the Maggots, and Snuff, was released as downloadable songs in the Rock Band series. The music video for Left Behind, directed by Dave Meyers, first, he goes to a butchers to cut meat. He then goes to his dirty, rundown home where bullies throw stones through his windows, the boy pours filthy water on his Froot Loops and watches an old television set which faintly bears the word Slipknot in static. The band is performing the song in a dry, dead forest which, toward the climactic end of the video. As the lead single, Left Behind also marked the debut of Slipknots new costumes in promotion of Iowa. There are two versions of the video, an edited version and an unedited version for the DVD