On the album's thirteenth anniversary, Revolver looked back on the album as "their most extreme album yet".They compared several songs, namely "Disasterpiece," "People = Shit" and "The Heretic Anthem" as more death metal-influenced than most of the Iowa follows the lyrical style that vocalist Corey Taylor established on Slipknot's debut; it includes strong use of metaphors to describe dark themes including misanthropy, solipsism, disgust, anger, disaffection, psychosis, and rejection.
Throughout my career, I’ve personally found use case diagrams to be a great way to visually and simply communicate who will use a system and what they can do.It has been certified platinum in the United States and Canada.The album also contains the band's longest song to date, which is the album's title track, with a runtime of 15 minutes and 3 seconds."Recording Iowa was fucking hell," recalled Shawn Crahan. There was drugs, bitches, rock 'n' roll, all that shit. 'People = Shit' was our way of saying, 'Fuck off and leave us alone.'" "There was nothing happy about Iowa," confirmed Taylor."All of a sudden we were these metal stars and we weren't really planning for it…Iowa is the second studio album by the American heavy metal band Slipknot.Released by Roadrunner Records on August 28, 2001, it was produced by Ross Robinson and Slipknot.The title derives from the band's home state, Iowa, which members have stated is one of their greatest sources of inspiration.With much anticipation for the album following the success of their 1999 self-titled debut, pressures on the band were high.I had meningitis and couldn't sing a note, so I was writing a lot of ideas down.When I heard them play 'Disasterpiece', I just wrote 'No one is safe' in huge letters.