Drowning Pool And Ex-Nonpoint Members Form New Band Voodoo Corps [AUDIO]
With Drowning Pool splitting from singer Ryan McCombs and the recent availability of two former Nonpoint members, the stars have aligned for the birth of a new supergroup. Their name is Voodoo Corps and we have your first listen at a new track called 'Lights Out.'
In a move that came as a total surprise to us, Drowning Pool announced the end of their working relationship with former (and possibly once again) SOiL vocalist Ryan McCombs last month. A few weeks prior, Nonpoint announced that they were moving forward without guitarist Zach Broderick and bassist Ken MacMillan. With all of those seasoned hard rock vets falling into the free agent category, something interesting was bound to happen -- and it did.
Drowning Pool guitarist C.J. Pierce and drummer Mike Luce have drafted the former Nonpoint members to form a new band called Voodoo Corps. The new hard rock collective released the following mission statement via Facebook:
"From the collective bowels of the South rides forth the culmination of what can only be deemed as the kick in the ass that rock so desperately needs. Forged in the fires of what makes life truly great: friends, family, and a deep seeded love and appreciation for those who support rock music, Voodoo Corps is here to stomp your ass and then take you out for snow cones!!!"
Not to be simply labeled as another hard rock group, Voodoo Corps comically places themselves in the genre of "Motorcycle Metal meets your mom's homemade meatloaf!!!" Vocals are reportedly being tackled by Drowning Pool drummer Mike Luce (according to Blabbermouth), but there is a very noticeable question mark at the end of the list of members. This led us to believe there was another member involved that they are not ready to reveal yet - which they later confirmed in a status update. We'll bring you more details as they become available.