Jay Weinberg leaving Slipknot leads to a major shakeup for the heavy metal band


All you should know about Jay Weinberg’s exit from Slipknot and how it led to a major shakeup in the band

Jay Weinberg is an American musician and a former drummer for the heavy metal band Slipknot. He was born on September 8, 1990.

He is the son of drummer Bruce Springsteen, and his mother is Rebecca Schick, who is a teacher. His mother is a Methodist, and his father was a Jew.

Jay Weinberg grew up in Middletown Township, New Jersey. Jay Weinberg used to play ice hockey as a goaltender. In 2008, he appeared as a drummer, replacing his father on Born to Run at Giants Stadium.

In 2010, Jay Weinberg began playing for Madball, a hardcore band that was based out of New York City, and later he left the group due to certain differences.

Let us take a deep dive into Jay Weinberg leaving Slipknot and how it has led to a shakeup for the metal band.

Jay Weinberg
Jay Weinberg

Why did Jay Weinberg leave Slipknot?

Jay Weinberg has parted ways with Slipknot, and they have made an official announcement on their official website confirming the news.

Slipknot stated that it was a creative decision, and they decided to part ways. After the first member of Slipknot, Joey Jordinson parted ways, Jay Weinberg joined the band in 2014.

Slipknot thanked Jay Weinberg for his contribution to the band. They also released a statement saying that they wish to evolve.

The band’s signature sound was created by Joey Jordan, who left the band in 2013 and passed away in 2021. The band gained a wide amount of recognition in 1995, and they became popular for their style of performing, etc.

After Jay Weinber’s death, fans have been very upset, and they stated that it is a bad decision being made by the band. This decision comes as a surprise to fans after Craig Jones let the band last year.

However, fans said that this was the worst decision after letting go of Craig. Jay Weinberg has not commented yet, and fans were waiting for a reaction from him.

Jay Weinberg made his official debut with Slipknot in 2014, and it was known as “5: The Gray Chapter” in 2014.


Jay Weinberg’s replacement is yet to be announced, and Jay has not commented on his departure. Jay Weinberg’s departure has taken fans by surprise.

Two members of Slipknot left the band in 2023, and he has played in a wide variety of genres, such as nu-metal, groove metal, alternative metal, hard rock, and punk rock.

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