Slipknot have shared the news that they have decided to part ways with drummer Jay Weinberg. The band issued a statement via their socials detailing acknowledging Weinberg's contributions since joining the band in 2014.
During his tenure with the band, Weinberg's contributions included work on Slipknot's .5: The Gray Chapter, 2019's We Are Not Your Kind and the most recent album The End, So Far which arrived last year.
In the prepared statement, the band detailed how Weinberg honored the legacy of original drummer Joey Jordison and ultimately left a lasting legacy of his own with the fans over the last ten years.
The hews followed Slipknot's most recent performance as headliners for Mexico's Hell & Heaven Fest in Toluca. The complete statement from Slipknot can be read below.
“We would like to thank Jay Weinberg for his dedication and passion over the past ten years. No one can ever replace Joey Jordison‘s original sound, style or energy, but Jay honored Joey‘s parts and contributed to the last three albums and we, the band, and the fans appreciate it. But as ever, Slipknot is intent on evolving. The band has decided to make a creative decision, and to part ways with Jay. We wish Jay all the best and are very excited for what the future holds.”