Nu Metal

Predictive Text Reviews

We Had an iPhone's Predictive Text Review Classic Nu Metal Albums

Apple's algorithms did a better job of explaining Limp Bizkit than we ever could, anyway.
Dan Ozzi
10.9.18
To Hell And Back

We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future

How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.4.18
Drugs

The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal

For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
Andy Hermann
8.27.18
beeves

Staind and Limp Bizkit Are Beefing Because Apparently It's 1999

Limp Bizkit's Wes Borland fired shots at Aaron Lewis from Staind on a podcast; Lewis called Borland a "bougie motherfucker." I love the smell of beef in the morning.
Lauren O'Neill
4.17.18
Major Keys

I Am Still Livid About the Shitty Drum Sound on Wheatus' "Teenage Dirtbag"

A deep dive into what this alt-rock classic's terrible snare tone has in common with 311 and Limp Bizkit.
Phil Witmer
3.28.18
Interviews

Turnstile Are Here to Save Hardcore, LMAO JK They Don’t Give a Shit

Vocalist Brendan Yates spills the details on how the band approached 'Time & Space,' why they signed to Roadrunner, and that Diplo collaboration everyone’s confused about.
David Anthony
2.22.18
we saw this

Linkin Park's Tribute to Chester Bennington Was Powerful and Cathartic

"Linkin Park and Friends Celebrate Life in Honor of Chester Bennington" at the Hollywood Bowl did exactly what it sought to do: celebrate life.
Ben Grenrock
10.30.17
Essays

Linkin Park Provided Vital Inspiration for Nepal's Rocker Kids

As bombs fell around them, Chester Bennington's lyrics resonated with and inspired an entire generation of Nepalese metalheads.
Tulika Bose
7.26.17
In Memoriam

Chester Bennington and Linkin Park Made It OK to Be Weird

The singer and his band provided an eternal soundtrack for frustration, anger, and loneliness.
Kim Kelly
7.21.17
Future Days

Rap Rock Is Actually Awesome and We Have Public Enemy to Thank for It

Last week, Public Enemy released their 14th album as a free download. We trace the group's impact, from 90s grunge to nü-metal and everything in between.
Drew Millard
7.6.17
Interviews

Otep Will Never Stop Standing Up for Equal Rights, Trump Be Damned

The most outspoken vegan lesbian in heavy music goes deep on Kendrick Lamar, the Pulse tragedy, and staying true to oneself.
Kelsey Zimmerman
6.27.17
Essays

How We Remember the 2000s Has Everything to Do With the Owl City Memes

At what point is the nostalgic love just ironic, and can it ever be truly genuine?
Phil Witmer
6.26.17