YMMV / Drowning Pool

  • Awesome Music: Let's face it, "Bodies." Which seems to be the only song mentioned on this page. At all.
    • Their songs "Reminded", "Mute", and "Told You So" which were all deemed good enough to be used in the English dub of Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge.
  • Ear Worm: ONE! (Nothing wrong with me!) TWO! (Nothing wrong with me!) THREE! (NOTHING WRONG WITH ME!)
    • From their fourth album: Raise your hands if you feel like I do!
  • Face of the Band: None of the members are particularly well known aside from Dave Williams, and he's only famous because he sang "Bodies" and he died.
  • Fanvid: Of the song "Bodies," their signature song mentioned several times on this page. So many fans have used it in their videos that the song may be just as dead as Dave Williams.
  • First Installment Wins: While they've had many hit songs, their debut single is by an astronomical margin their most well known song.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: Dave Williams wrote a song where he screamed: "LET THE BODIES HIT THE FLOOR," then died of a heart attack.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: "Bodies" has been described as "the unofficial anthem of the United States Marine Corps."
  • Replacement Scrappy:
    • Played straight with Jason "Gong" Jones, a previously unknown singer who was there for the second album. To illustrate, the video for the song "Step Up" featured typical rock and roll excess (hot tubs, women in bikinis, etc.), which did not match well with the original lineup's style at all, much less the aforementioned song or the rest of the second album. As nice as it was to see the band return from a singer's death, the video sort of opened and closed the door on Gong's tenure at the same time.
      • Averted with Ryan McCombs, who seems to gel pretty well with the fanbase. It helped that McCombs was A) a free agent and B) came from a band with a similar sound SOiL when he joined. The transition to a third singer was seamless.
  • Too Cool to Live: Dave Williams.