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New music video from Korn rages against NSA, surveillance, “manipulated” media

| WTF News |
February 7, 2014


http://youtu.be/gcACvjXuclA

Seasoned heavy metal group Korn has released a new song that lashes out at the brain-dead culture reinforced by the “manipulated” media. Oh yea, the rampant illegal global surveillance by the NSA and others irritates them also.

Rolling Stone
On Korn‘s tension-filled tune “Spike in My Veins,” the band attacks governmental data surveillance and modern information overload. “We are all so caught up in watching crazy media on the internet and TV that we are manipulated into ignoring that our privacy has all but disappeared,” Korn’s Jonathan Davis says. The song is one of the standouts from 2013′s The Paradigm Shift and the video reflects the band’s mindset.

From the onset, we see them stomping around a room filled with TV monitors, as the video first cuts to news reports of data surveillance before the broadcast is interrupted with a Justin Bieber report. There’s not-so-subtle images of President Obama walking out to give a Presidential Address that’s spliced with him walking onto Jimmy Fallon’s stage and videos of Toronto mayor Rob Ford and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie interrupted by shots of Miley Cyrus and Kanye West. Korn’s point is clear: Is news news or just entertainment?

The Paradigm Shift is out now. The band kicks off a world tour starting February 20th in Australia.

See the video, courtesy of Rolling Stone

http://wtfrly.com/2014/02/07/music-video-korn-rages-against-...




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I wonder if fellow DPers are

I wonder if fellow DPers are extreme metal (grindcore, death metal, deathgrind) fans. Here are some bands I recommend you guys check out. All these songs have lyrics available in the video description or can be found with a simple google search.

Been listening to this kind of music since I was 12 years old and many of my teachers in middle school and high school have praised me for being so informed about politics and history yet I never picked up a text book. I just listened to this music and read lyrics.

I'm really glad that KoRn is taking a similar approach. Nowadays music doesn't really have substance. All there is is music about sex and status while there is little about love, politics, or being able to inspire people to do good.

Song about war on drugs:

http://youtu.be/a6pSJTv0X4I

Song about government propaganda and its goals to dehumanize the indigenous and rile people up to support war.


http://youtu.be/6ItrCp2LIAU

Gun rights.

http://youtu.be/UkkVP3_qi2Y

Imperialism/Foreign Policy

http://youtu.be/gY-zILcwe6c


http://youtu.be/fvnr_r76XI0

Resisting Tyranny

http://youtu.be/o-EQb0WSQMM

Song discussing George Bush's deceiving people into supporting endless wars.

http://youtu.be/oSSLhdm7fwk

Song title says it all.

http://youtu.be/JOqrDMxDb2U

haha Nice...

...I was almost going to post this as I had not seen it the last couple of days. GJ .

Kick ass song and video. :)

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I just became a bigger Korn fan, cool stuff.

This is awesome!!

kind people rock

great song.

keep fighting the good one!

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Andromeda - Flase Flag

Swedish metal Band Andromeda, from their 2011 album Manifest Tyranny

Cool! We need more bands taking up the reigns

to combat the fascists like Korn has done.

Anyone else like this?

I think it's a pretty cool song and video.

Does he answer the question

Does he answer the question about his religion with "I am a satanic christian"?

Just did a google search, he collects serial killer memorabilia, so I probably heard him right.