The Song Remains Insane: For Some Advertisers, Heavy Metal Is a Punchline Video Description

Burger King and its agency Crispin, Porter + Bogusky may have made up a masked metal band called Coq Roq to promote its chicken fries, but the real band Slipknot saw too much of a resemblance and sued for trademark violations. The company countersued, in part claiming it was a parody, and both sides ended up dropping their cases. The campaign, which included a dedicated website with tons of bawdy material, also drew complaints from activists who dubbed it sexist and offensive. It was popular nonetheless.

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