Sinner, which had far more to do with the thrash bands of the previous decades than the downtuned bass of Korn. Six albums later, and Drowning Pool are on their fourth vocalist (Soil’s Ryan McCombs was in there for a while). Jasen Moreno is the most recent, and he fronted the band on the most recent album — 2016’s Hellelujah. Leadoff single “By the Blood” was a typically raucous anthem that wound up being played during the World Series of Fighting 25 show. That’s not the first time Drowning Pool have provided the soundtrack to dudes kicking the shit out of each other, and it probably won’t be the last.
Seventeen years ago, in the middle of a nu-metal revolution within the boundaries of heavy music, Dallas band Drowning Pool unleashed an anthem called “Bodies” from their debut album,