No. 9: Slipknot, ‘The Heretic Anthem’ – Top 21st Century Metal Songs
Slipknot‘s ‘The Heretic Anthem’ has proved to be just that, an anthem for Maggots across the world. The unforgettable chorus of ‘If you’re 5-5-5 then I’m 6-6-6′ rings loud at every live ‘Knot show as thousands of devil horns shoot into the air.
Off of 2001’s platinum selling ‘Iowa,’ ‘The Heretic Anthem’ has stood the test of time for Slipknot. As new singles and albums hit their fans, no song stands out quite as much as this one. Like a big middle finger to anyone who stood in their way, including the music industry, Slipknot proved with this song that they are a force to be reckoned with.