Poll Names Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg the Best Drummer in Metal Right Now
December means year-end lists left and right. Music Radar conducted a poll to see who the best drummer in metal is right now, and Slipknot's Jay Weinberg was given the crown.
According to the results, Weinberg recieved almost double the amount of votes compared to the other contestants. Following Weinberg was Slayer's Paul Bostaph, Korn's Ray Luzier, Amon Amarth's Jocke Wallgren, Machine Head's Chris Kontos, Rammstein's Christoph Schneider, Lamb of God's Art Cruz and Overkill's Jason Bittner.
A solid list, but where's Danny Carey? Tool's highly anticipated late-August release Fear Inoculum debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, just as Slipknot's We Are Not Your Kind had just a few weeks prior.
Weinberg joined Slipknot in 2014 after they parted ways with former drummer Joey Jordison. He's appeared on two studio albums, 2014's .5 The Gray Chapter and this year's We Are Not Your Kind.
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