Dig (Mudvayne song)

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Single by Mudvayne
from the album L.D. 50
Released 2000
Genre Nu metal[1][2][3]
Length 2:43
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Mudvayne singles chronology
"Death Blooms"
Alternative cover

"Dig" is the first and debut single from Mudvayne's 2000 album, L.D. 50. A music video was released for the song on April 10, 2001, and it later won the first ever MTV2 Award. It is also one of the band's most well known songs being certified gold in the United States.[4] A live version of the song taken from the Tattoo the Earth tour appears on the live album Tattoo the Earth: The First Crusade.[5][6]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song won the MTV2 Award in 2001.[7] The award was to honor the best overall achievement by an act whose video premiered on MTV2 and received significant on-air rotation.[7]


Chart (2001) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[8] 33


  1. ^ "The Seven Lamest Nu Metal Bands of All Time". OCWeekly. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2015. The song "Dig" was undoubtedly the epitome of cheesy, nu metal angst. 
  2. ^ Pasbani, Robert (21 August 2014). "CHAD GRAY Says MUDVAYNE Ain't Over Yet". MetalInjection. Retrieved 28 January 2015. In 2000, Mudvayne broke big with their track "Dig," a song that still gets stuck in my head to this day. Honestly, it may be one of my favorite nu-metal songs of all time. 
  3. ^ http://www.clashmusic.com/feature/top-ten-nu-metal-anthems
  4. ^ http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?table=SEARCH_RESULTS&artist=Mudvayne&go=Search&perPage=50
  5. ^ Huey, Steve (2000-10-24). "Tattoo the Earth: The First Crusade - Various Artists : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  6. ^ ""Tattoo the Earth: The First Crusade" Set for Release October 24 on 1500 Records". NY Rock. 2000-09-21. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  7. ^ a b "Slim's 'Weapon' Bulges With Six MTV VMAs". Billboard. September 7, 2001. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  8. ^ Artist Chart History - Mudvayne - Singles, Billboard.com, Accessed June 11, 2009

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