If you had to think of one genre that would help to define the late ’90s, it would have to be nu-metal, that famed subgenre of metal which was championed by the likes of Limp Bizkit and Korn. But now, with a nu-metal revival slowly gaining traction, it’s important to see just what the people of Australia think of the genre’s reemergence.

With the inaugural Download Festival hitting Australia in just a matter of weeks, Limp Bizkit, one of nu-metal’s biggest names, are set to make a long-awaited return to Aussie shores, in addition to playing a few sideshows for lucky punters in Sydney, Brisbane, and Adelaide.

Of course, this news got us wondering just what Aussie music fans think of nu-metal coming back into fashion, so we decided to hit up UNIFY Gathering to ask the people what they thought.

“I grew up with nu-metal, it died off, and it’s coming back. I couldn’t be more stoked,” said one punter, indicating that the love of the genre is still alive and well in Australia.

Check out our full vid below for more reactions to nu-metal making a comeback (and for some… interesting Fred Durst impressions), and be sure to hit up Download Festival for more info about the inaugural festival and Limp Bizkit’s upcoming sideshows.

Check out Australian music fans talking nu-metal’s comeback:

Limp Bizkit Australian Tour 2018

With special guests Of Mice & Men and Ocean Grove

Tuesday, March 22nd
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, SA
Tickets: Live Nation

Sunday, March 25th
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, NSW
Tickets: Live Nation

Tuesday, March 27th
Riverstage, Brisbane, QLD
Tickets: Live Nation

Also appearing at Download Festival Australia

Saturday, March 24
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, VIC (LIC/AA)
Tickets on sale now

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