Summer of 1999: a young man, fuelled by Nirvana, Korn and Metallica was discovering music that wasn’t purely whatever what was on radio for the first time. He opens a Kerrang! magazine to see a group of 9 or so masked-men talking about how heavy and intense their music is. He glosses over it and looks for something more than hype.

Flash forward a week or so and following week’s Kerrang! magazine has a CD on the front cover. This track was on it:

It opened his eyes to a new breed of intensity. He would never be the same again…