Nu Metal is a fusion genre wich combines element of heavy metal with other genres, like hip hop and grunge. It is a subgenre of alternative rock and it gained a lot of success in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 

Nu Metal can be combined with a variety of different styles, including funk, glam rock, hardcore punk, jazz, post punk and many others. Typical instruments of nu metal are the electric guitar, bass, drums,keyboard and the turntable. 

One of the first band who published Nu-Metal songs is the band KoRn. Limp Bizkit, System of a Down,Coal Chamber and Deftones are very succesful Nu-Metal bands and formed this genre to a very multifaceted one.

                         The Band "KoRn", one of the inventors of Nu-Metal