Sound, text and identity in Korn’s ‘Hey Daddy’

  title={Sound, text and identity in Korn’s ‘Hey Daddy’},
  author={Jonathan R. Pieslak},
  journal={Popular Music},
  pages={35 - 52}
Abstract Most of the existing literature on metal approaches the subject from a sociological, anthropological or historical perspective, dedicating more attention to the surrounding musical (sub)cultures and their transformations than to the songs and music itself. This essay addresses this gap in recent metal scholarship by examining issues of sound, text and identity in one of the most influential and popular metal bands of the post-grunge era, Korn. I interpret possible meanings within ‘Hey… 
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