Corey Taylor says its “long overdue” for NFL to respect rock at Super Bowl
Taylor also called out the NFL for misrepresenting rock and metal at the major sporting event.
Taylor shared an article from Loudwire about Draiman’s campaign to get himself votes to perform the pre-show song. Disturbed shared a poll from Billboard and encouraged people to vote for the musician.
“I’ve dreamt of doing it my entire life. Been rehearsing it since I was a little boy,” Draiman said to Loudwire. “I love my country, and I would be honored beyond words to have the opportunity to try and inspire, strengthen, and give hope, at a time when we need those things more than ever. Plus...it would be nice to have rock represented on SOME level at the Super Bowl, and to prove to everyone that there ARE rock singers out there who can do the anthem as much justice as ANY pop artists out there, and even possibly take it higher.”
Along with sharing the article, Taylor wrote that it’s “long overdue for rock and metal to be represented at the Super Bowl.”
“Let’s make our voices heard in support of our brother David Draiman of @Disturbed and let the @nfl know we want him to sing the anthem,” he continued. You can see his posts below.
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The Billboard poll is filled with various pop acts including artists like Brendon Urie, Post Malone, Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars and more. The band are encouraging fans to write in Draiman’s name in the given space.
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are reportedly headlining the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
More Slipknot news
Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor is kicking off the spooky season in the very best way, releasing a collector’s edition of his new ’80s horror documentary. In Search of Darkness features over 45 horror contributors giving their take on the genre and films they were involved with.
The documentary will explore and celebrate ’80s horror movies with Taylor acting as the film’s guide.
Currently available for preorder, the film will only be available through midnight Halloween. Once it hits midnight on Halloween, this edition will never be made available again.
Taylor will be joined in the film by many incredible horror icons including John Carpenter (Director – The Fog, The Thing, They Live, Prince of Darkness), Heather Langenkamp (Actor – A Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise), and Doug Bradley (Actor – Hellraiser franchise).
In Search of Darkness is expected to be delivered in November.
If you preorder your copy now, your copy will come personalized with your name added to the credits!
Here’s what the collector’s edition comes with:
In Search of Darkness collector’s edition:
- The most comprehensive documentary on ‘80s Horror ever made. It clocks in at more than 280 minutes (DVD or Blu-Ray) and features 45+ contributors.
- Exclusive In Search of Darkness: Corey Taylor Collector’s Edition movie poster.
- Unique Corey Taylor Pin – not available anywhere else.
- High-quality postcard featuring unique artwork created for In Search of Darknessby legendary ‘80s horror artist Graham Humphreys.
- Digital Download of the documentary.
You can purchase your copy for $59.99, here.
To view a trailer for the horror documentary, check out the player below!
What do you think about Corey Taylor supporting Disturbed’s efforts to perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl this year? Sound off in the comments down below!