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KoRn is my fav rock band' date=' they're not really metal imho but they're really really good. Saw them live 2 years ago, they really put on an immense live show =D Jonathan Davis' Vocals are fucking epic![/quote'] tell you what, ill have a listen of some of their other songs, and ill tell you what i think ;)

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I still remember how Korn pissed off the fundies in Zeeland, Michigan, back in 1998. The local high school suspended some kid for wearing a Korn t shirt with just the band's name, because the principal thought the band and its lyrics were "an insult". If the shirt had had something graphic on it, I could've seen where the school might've had a point, but just the band's name? Going by that criteria, they could've just as easily decided that Garth Brooks was offensive- after all, "Friends In Low Places" sure as Hell isn't about drinking lemonade(Zeeland in fact was a dry town until just a couple of years ago)! Anyway, MTV and the ACLU got in on the act, and the band got the principal issued a "cease and desist" order.

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I still remember how Korn pissed off the fundies in Zeeland' date=' Michigan, back in 1998. The local high school suspended some kid for wearing a Korn t shirt with just the band's name, because the principal thought the band and its lyrics were "an insult". If the shirt had had something graphic on it, I could've seen where the school might've had a point, but just the band's name? Going by that criteria, they could've just as easily decided that Garth Brooks was offensive- after all, "Friends In Low Places" sure as Hell isn't about drinking lemonade(Zeeland in fact was a dry town until just a couple of years ago)! Anyway, MTV and the ACLU got in on the act, and the band got the principal issued a "cease and desist" order.[/quote'] hahaha yeah, i also remember that shit! such BS! :P

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if you're gonna get suspended for wearing a metal t-shirt at least make it a good band go to a catholic school wearing a Slayer shirt with the South Of Heaven album cover on it (been there, done that) that's good for a laugh, and a detention
Hahahaha! Wait, you went to a catholic school too?!? Hope not i didnt like that at all

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Grew up with korn. They were my first even metal gig. AMAZING. But i have to say the path they have gone down in recent years is not to my taste. Still cant figure out what Path of Totality was supposed to be. I mean dubstep and metal, what kind of lunatic came up with that bright idea??? Not a fan of their new style at all

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I feel like Korn is a "gateway band", where you hear them in high school and think they're so cool and heavy...until you discover real music, and then realize they're just a bunch of record label- manufactured posers, just like pretty much every "metal" band signed to a major label. Some of their songs I don't hate ("Alone I Break" was good), but I never listen to them. I went through my high school years.

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I suppose they could be considered a gateway band for some, I never liked them at all. Then again I got a reasonable metal education early on via my cousin so my gateway bands were Pantera, Iron Maiden and Slayer. Other then a very brief flirt with metalcore (it lasted about six months and I consider it terribly embarrasing) at about 15 I've never really listened to stuff like this. I prefer my metal to be, you know, metal.

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