As if the current generation couldn’t possibly get more nostalgic for the 90s, infamous nu-metal bands Limp Bizkit and Korn are back, and headlining their first tour together since 1997. As publication Spike once claimed “the nu metal rap-rock scene that exploded in the late-90s is easily one of the worst trends music has ever seen”, but then again, that’s what made it so iconic. Their popularity grew and grew, breaking through critic slander to create a buzzing cult following. To say the bands were successful would be an easy understatement, with a combined album sales figure of over 75 million between them, so dig out your New York Yankees caps, baggy jeans and wallet chains, for one night only it’s acceptable.
Both bands are distinguishable acts of the late 90’s, so a reunion tour was inevitable really. Fred Durst, frontman of Limp Bizkit, promises you that “an evening with Korn and Limp Bizkit will always and forever be your favourite”. That’s a pretty big promise to keep. Apparently “no one brings the party harder, heavier, and more exciting than [them]”, and I’m sure their audiences will agree.
The co-headline arena run will start in Manchester on December 12th and will go on to hit Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Cardiff and will culminate on 19th December in Nottingham. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 16th September from www.livenation.co.uk.