After roughly two million votes cast throughout our Greatest Metal Drummer tournament, a winner has finally been chosen by fans all over the world! We started out with 32 of metal's most legendary and influential drummers, but when it came down to the championship round, Slipknot / Scar the Martyr stickman Joey Jordison was voted Greatest Metal Drummer.
It's finally time! After starting out with 32 of metal's all-time greatest drummers nearly a month ago, we've made it to the final round! After hundreds of thousands of votes cast in our semifinals, Pantera / Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul enters the final round to take on Slipknot's Joey Jordison.
The nine members of Slipknot were able to keep their faces well-hidden for many years, but with the rise in popularity of the band Stone Sour, which features vocalist Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root, along with the unmasked interviews within the 2006 'Voliminal: Inside the Nine' DVD, Slipknot's identities were eventually revealed.
Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio show this past weekend. The singer talked all about his new book 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven,' mentioned the latest on Slipknot + more. If you missed Jackie's show, check out her full conversation with Corey Taylor below: