Originally Posted by Therma lobsterdore
Slipknot are terrible, there are so many superior metal bands out there, if you can even consider them metal. Joey is alright though, he's pretty average for a metal drummer though. I've never understood why he gets so much praise, perhaps it comes from people that have only listened to the more commercial metal bands and haven't had much experience with death metal or black metal.
I've never understood or cared for black or death metal. That stuff is too fringe and sounds aweful, like the cookie monster during a steroid rage.
OTOH, "All hope is gone" is an excellent