Tag Archives: nu metal

SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT (1995–PRESENT). Corey Taylor (vocals), Mick Thomson (guitar), James Root (guitar), Paul Grey (bass), Joey Jordison (drums), Sid Wilson (DJ), Craig Jones (sampler), Shawn Crahan (percussion), Chris Fehn (percussion). Slipknot are an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, who had roots in grindcore but also were lumped into the nu metal scene of the mid-nineties. The band’s gimmick was that no members were identified by name on stage and wore grotesque masks while playing Read more [...]
POWERMAN 5000

POWERMAN 5000

POWERMAN 5000 (1991–PRESENT). Spider One, aka Michael Cummings (vocals), M.33, aka Mike Tempesta (guitar, replaced by Terry Corso, replaced by Dave Pino), Adam 12, aka Adam Williams (guitar, replaced by Johnny Rock, aka Johnny Heatley, replaced by Evan Rodaniche), Dorian 27, aka Dorian Heartsong (bass, replaced by Siggy Sjursen), Al 3, aka Al Pahanish (drums, replaced by AD7, aka Adrian Ost). Powerman 5000 were a nu metal band led by Michael Cummings, aka Spider One, who is Rob Zombie’s Read more [...]
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 [...]
Korn

KORN

KORN (1993–PRESENT). Jonathon Davis (vocals), James “Munky” Shaffer (guitar), Brian “Head” Welch (guitar), Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu (bass), David Silveria (drums). Korn are one of the most popular and respected of the nu metal wave of the early to mid-nineties, and one of the few bands from that time period that continue to produce listenable music to the present day. The band was founded in Bakersfield, California, in 1993, and their first album, Korn, established them as different Read more [...]