Slipknot‘s ex-drummer Jay Weinberg is speaking out after being fired from the masked metal band.
Weinberg, the son of longtime Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg, took to social media on Saturday (Nov. 11) to express that he had not anticipated the group’s decision to part ways with him after 10 years.
“I was heartbroken and blindsided to receive the phone call that I did on the morning of November 5th; the news of which, most of you learned shortly after,” Weinberg, 33, wrote on his Instagram Story. “However, I’ve been overwhelmed by — and truly grateful for — the outpouring of love and support I’ve received from this incredible community I consider to be my creative and artistic home.”
A week earlier on Nov. 5, Slipknot announced that the band had “parted ways” with Weinberg, who joined the rock act in 2013 following the departure of Joey Jordison.
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