One of the most common complaints about the Superbowl halftime show is the lack of representation for rock and metal and Disturbed’s David Draiman wants to change that. The frontman posted on the band’s Facebook asking fans to vote for him on Billboard’s poll for “Who Should Sing the National Anthem Before Super Bowl 2020?” Supporting him on this venture is Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, as he also believes that it is “long overdue” to have representation at the Superbowl.
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.
Draiman shared to Loudwire that singing the anthem has been a childhood dream of his and that rock singers could probably sing the anthem better than pop artists.
“I’ve dreamt of doing it my entire life. Been rehearsing it since I was a little boy. 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.”
So what are you waiting for? Go cast your vote for David Draiman here!
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. https://t.co/OhHxA5Q1QI
— Panickin’ Skywalker (@CoreyTaylorRock) October 7, 2019