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Limp Bizkit

LIMP BIZKIT

LIMP BIZKIT (1994–PRESENT). Fred Durst (vocals), Wes Borland (guitar), Sam Rivers (bass), DJ Lethal (DJ), John Toto (drums). Limp Bizkit are a nu metal band from Florida who became one of the most popular bands in the world during the nu metal craze of the late nineties. While there were many worthwhile bands that tried to mix rap’s kinetic vocal style with metal’s power, Limp Bizkit quickly became the epitome to many metalheads of what was wrong with current metal. Led by the anti-charismatic Read more [...]
Kid Rock in 2008

KID ROCK

KID ROCK (1990–PRESENT). (Various backing musicians). While not technically a metal act by the strictest definition of the term, Kid Rock (real name Robert James Ritchie, born 1971) has demonstrated that American hard rock, country, metal, and other fans can be united under the banner of beer drinking and hell raising. Kid Rock is not a metal singer, but many often mistake him for one, or his efforts to maintain the “party all the time” image of early metal as being authentically metal. While Read more [...]
Godsmack

GODSMACK

GODSMACK (1996–PRESENT). Sully Erna (vocals), Lee Richards (guitar, replaced by Tommy Rombola), Robbie Merrill (bass), Joey D’Arco (drums, replaced by Tommy Stewart, Shannon Larkin). Godsmack are an American new metal band from Massachusetts who were popular during the late nineties. Like many new metal bands such as Limp Bizkit and Korn, the band played a confessional form of hard rock with metal tinges. The band also caused some mild controversy in the politically aware section Read more [...]
Cannibal Corpse

CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE (1988–PRESENT). Chris Barnes (vocals, replaced by George “Corpsegrinder” Fischer), Pat O’Brien (guitar, replaced by several), Bob Rusay (guitar, replaced by Rob Barrett, Jack Owen, then Rob Barrett), Alex Webster (bass), Paul Mazurkiewicz (drums). Cannibal Corpse are one of the most brutal and gruesome of all the death metal bands, and along with the band Death and Carcass, they were also one of the key bands to embrace the extremely complex medical terms that became Read more [...]