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I think Life is Peachy 1996 is one of the greatest Nu-metal albums. Old Korn songs were true nu-metal like old Deftones songs.

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Oh god I actually used to kind of like KoRN a LONG time ago but once I heard their albums they released after the 2000s I went off them immediately and now I can't listen to any of their songs because I just can't deal with Jonathan Davis' annoying, whiny nasal voice. The only thing I liked about them was their downtuned guitar and some of the drumming but there are literally thousands of bands that do this better (GODFLESH for example) and I always hated korn's bassist as well his bass is tuned so low it doesn't even sound musical in some songs (their cover of Metallica's ONE for example) and oh hey, they're dubstep now or something right? and most of the members have split?

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Kids!!! If you can grow a chin strap beard, dye your hair bright yellow, wear a baseball cap backwards unironically, and learn to play nothing but finger cords in drop D, then you too can be a nu metal superstar!!!!!! But seriously the genre is awful, and filled to a great degree with misogynistic, dude-bro frat boy dumbfuckery. And the only band to come out of it that will have any lasting appeal to both metal historians and music fans in general is probably the Deftones.

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Although I've joined in on the hate for this band longtime ago (ICP kids were loosely associated with this band) and yes I was a fan for their first 3 albums. I've recently started listening to it with a fond new appreciation.  From their selftitled to their recent incarnation they've taken many dives into some weird genres and lineup changes.

 

This is why I've changed my opinion on them they've stayed the same which is admirable as they've pioneered a less than appreciated subgenre called  numetal, filled with confused misunderstood kids looking for an identity in this world.

 

Although it wasn't my first taste into the metal community as that was a cannibal corpse and a lesser known band My Apathy  that brought me in the fold for music venue shows.

What made me greatly identify with this band was a few personal issues that happened to me and few friends as well, we bonded over the pain pleasure and enjoyed each others company. I was also a very confused kid who lived in the suburbs in the rural bible belt who listened to anything and everything that was hard and heavy during the 90's music was an outlet that you had to go blindly in to based on record covers or word of mouth (no internet just yet) but soon followed after the life is peachy album.

 

For those wondering if this is a loveletter or a confession I'd say it is both for the band in general and those homies I miss during that time, hopefully life dealt you a good hand and RIP to those that have passed we'll meet in Valhalla.

 

 

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On 2/21/2020 at 2:57 PM, Lord_Man_Hammer_ said:

Although I've joined in on the hate for this band longtime ago (ICP kids were loosely associated with this band) and yes I was a fan for their first 3 albums. I've recently started listening to it with a fond new appreciation.  From their selftitled to their recent incarnation they've taken many dives into some weird genres and lineup changes.

 

This is why I've changed my opinion on them they've stayed the same which is admirable as they've pioneered a less than appreciated subgenre called  numetal, filled with confused misunderstood kids looking for an identity in this world.

 

Although it wasn't my first taste into the metal community as that was a cannibal corpse and a lesser known band My Apathy  that brought me in the fold for music venue shows.

What made me greatly identify with this band was a few personal issues that happened to me and few friends as well, we bonded over the pain pleasure and enjoyed each others company. I was also a very confused kid who lived in the suburbs in the rural bible belt who listened to anything and everything that was hard and heavy during the 90's music was an outlet that you had to go blindly in to based on record covers or word of mouth (no internet just yet) but soon followed after the life is peachy album.

 

For those wondering if this is a loveletter or a confession I'd say it is both for the band in general and those homies I miss during that time, hopefully life dealt you a good hand and RIP to those that have passed we'll meet in Valhalla.

 

 

i think from time to time alot of people have hated this band😂. i certainly have although not for long. i used to like there debut back in the day. i recently listened to life is peachy again and i didn't like it when was fitst released and i expected not to like it again. it sounded pretty good. i didn't listen all way through but i liked what i heard.  wouldn't say its my band but i too can appreciate a band who have changed there sound  through there career and taken a few risks. very talented imo. have you got a favourite album of theres?

On 10/9/2016 at 10:14 AM, Lennox said:

I think Life is Peachy 1996 is one of the greatest Nu-metal albums. Old Korn songs were true nu-metal like old Deftones songs.

when i listened to life is peachy. it was very strong record for 5 songs i heard and so catchy too. probably should listen to it all way through. very different to what i normally listen to but its good to mix things up a bit. 

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