Why Korn on South Park remains the greatest cartoon music cameo ever

In a world where Eddie Munson and Stranger Things have helped Master Of Puppets inexplicably become the biggest metal track of 2022, decades after its original release, it’s easy to overlook just how rare it is for metal to make a real impact on mainstream television.

23 years ago, as nu metal was fast approaching its all-encompassing apex, scene daddies Korn would make a TV cameo of their own that’d help consolidate the mainstream’s swerve towards alternative culture as the new millennium beckoned.

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