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Another Round: Korn – “Freak on a Leash”

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Directed by: Todd McFarlane, Jonathan Dayton, and Valerie Faris

“Freak on a Leash” debuted on Total Request Live in February of the final year of the 90s, and it was an instant success, receiving heavy airplay for a majority of the year. There wasn’t a moment when it wasn’t on daytime TV, or being discussed on the school bus. The song itself has always been one of the band’s most popular tracks, and there’s a reason behind that: It’s a damn good song. The lyrics suggest being trapped somewhere whether it’s prison, Small Town, U.S.A, or in your head, because vocalist Jonathan Davis is insane. But Davis’ delivery, the catchy yet terrifying guitar riffs, and the gibberish breakdown that can rock a building to its foundations are beyond great. This video would have been a success just on the music itself, but they took it one step further. -Ted Maider

Read the full article at Consequence of Sound.

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