Joey Jordison released a statement saying he did not leave Slipknot as the band had originally claimed.
On December 13, Slipknot explained on their website that they had parted ways with Jordison due to "personal reasons" without disclosing any details.
"To my fans, friends, and associates," Jordison said, "I would like to start the New Year by addressing the recent rumors and speculation regarding my departure from Slipknot... This news has shocked and blindsided me as much as it has all of you."
As of now, there are very few details to the exact situation, but we will keep you updated as we receive more information.