While growing up in Des Moines, Iowa, Jordison quicklydeveloped an interest in music, learning to play the guitar and drums. Jordison joined multiple bands throughout his high school years, which led to him be invited to join The Pale Ones, at age 20.Jordison immediately embraced the idea and quickly became involved in all aspects of the band, which evolved into Slipknot. Jordison's dedication to music led to performances and work with many other bandsover his career, including Metallica, Korn, Ministry, Satyricon, System of a Down, Roadrunner United and 3 Inches of Blood.
1.1 Early life
1.4 Other musical endeavours
2.1 All Hope Is Gone tour kit (2008-Present)
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 Biography Early life
Jordison was born at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa on April 26, 1975. He grew up in a rural area outside of Waukee. He embraced music at an early age, which he attributes tothe influence of his parents: "they always sat me down in front of the radio, rather than the TV." He played guitar until receiving his first drum kit as a gift from his parents at age eight, andstarted his first band while in elementary school. At a young age Jordison's parents divorced; he and his two younger sisters stayed with their mother. His mother remarried and set up a funeral parlorwhere Jordison would occasionally help. Jordison has stated he felt a sudden responsibility to be the man of the house, and this responsibility turned him into a more mature person at a young...