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Rap-Metal Pt. 2: Slipknot

Joel McIver, Record Collector, April 2000

THE FIRST serious threat to Korn's hard-earned crown as kings of rap-metal occurred in 1999, when the nine-man Slipknot emerged from the dusty cornfields of Iowa, that least happening of metal origins.

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