In the mid-Nineties, nu-metal was a strong, fledgling genre that yielded multiplatinum acts like Korn and Limp Bizkit. By the end of the decade, however, it was frayed and worn out like a flannel shirt, thanks to all the many me-too bands manufacturing their own versions of nearly indistinguishable rapping, scratching, screaming heavy rock. True, the genre's fan base and success helped more savvy bands like Miami's Endo earn more recognition. But each new artist spit out by the nu-metal machine eventually convinced Endo vocalist Gil Bitton that it was... More >>>