Lead singer Corey Taylor (from Kerrang! July 19, 2008): "It's a dressing down of the world as we know it. Not just about America, it kinda goes up against any civilization that takes themselves too seriously and where the 'leaders' are so pretentious that they think they are deemed to speak for the people. It all comes down to the fact that we have to save ourselves."
Dean from Daytona, --this is nothing about the song but this is about how i turned into a maggot. My best friend hunter toodk me to a slipknot concert and i loved all the songs and now my nickname is king maggot.
Dean from Daytona, --EKAH I think sid wrote this too
Eddie Vedder often changes the words when he sings "Yellow Ledbetter." The basic story is about a guy whose brother dies in the first Gulf War. Apparently, bad news in the army is given in yellow envelopes.
"Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve samples an obscure orchestral arrangement of the 1965 Rolling Stones song "The Last Time." The Verve had to sign away most of the royalties before they could release the song.