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Korn

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Famous as :

Nu metal band

Birth Name :

LAPD

Birth Date :

1992

Birth Place :

Bakersfield, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Follow the Leader"(1998)

Biography


While many other bands play with six-string guitars, Korn distorted seven-strings instead. The unique style has been copied since, but the forerunner Korn remains immortal. The band first formed as LAPD (Love And Peace Dude) and was later changed to Creep. They renamed to Korn after the vocalist, Jonathan Davis, joined the band in 1993. Unfortunately, in 2005, the nu-metal godfathers lost their guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch refer to his religious reason. Korn current line are vocalist Jonathan Davis, bassist Reginald 'Fieldy' Arvizu, drummer David Silveria and guitarist James 'Munky' Shaffer.

Korn was touring for nearly two years before signed to Immortal Records and released their self-titled debut in 1994. Sad to say, radio stations and MTV refused to play their songs. The rejection did stop the band as they continued to play on the road and joined the Ozzfest. The next album "Life is Peachy" was offered for sale in 1996 and instantly went platinum. As for the success, MTV agreed to play Korn video.

Latest News


Korn's Guitarist Munky and His Wife Expecting Their First Child Together

May 03, 2012 19:06:59 GMT

Being Married for four months, James "Munky" Shaffer and wife Evis Xheneti are expecting their first child together. The guitarist is going to welcome the baby later this fall, Xheneti confirmed to Radar Online.
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Former Korn Drummer David Silveria Arrested for DUI

March 28, 2012 08:54:31 GMT

A former drummer for rock band has found himself arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. TMZ has brought up the report that David Silveria, who played with the band from 1993 until 2006, was taken into police custody in Huntington Beach, California after his car was pulled over at 10:45 A.M. on Sunday, March 25.
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Korn's Guitarist Munky Married Actress Girlfriend in Paris

January 06, 2012 16:24:23 GMT

James "Munky" Shaffer, the guitarist of , has tied the knot to Evis Xheneti, an actress, on Monday, January 2. Their wedding took place in Paris, France where Munky first popped the question eight months ago. "We wanted to get married in Paris because this is our city," Evis told Radar Online. "James proposed at the Eiffel tower, so it just seemed like we were supposed to get married here."
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Confirmed, Halle Berry's Ex-Husband Eric Benet Is Engaged

January 21, 2011 08:08:55 GMT

While declared that she will not marry again after two failed marriages, one of her exes has no fear to walk down the aisle once again. It has been confirmed by his representative that the musician is engaged to Manuela Testolin, whom he has been dating for three years.
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Robert Downey Jr., Sting and Korn Work Together for Charity Album

January 21, 2011 08:01:23 GMT

Beside busy with his big screen projects, has also worked on a charity album which is produced by composer Jonathan Elias to benefit anti-nuclear organization Global Zero. The actor joins a number of artists including , 's Jonathan Davis and 's .
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Eminem Extends Another Week at No. 1 on Hot 200

July 22, 2010 04:42:10 GMT

It's been a month since released his seventh studio album "" and he still stays strong at the No. 1 position, making it his fourth weeks in a row at the top spot. The effort shifts 195,000 units (down 15%), pushing it close to 1.5 million mark.
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Jonathan Davis Tempted to End His Own Life When Recording Korn's Latest Album

July 15, 2010 03:45:57 GMT

star Jonathan Davis wanted to kill himself while recording the band's latest album - because producer Ross Robinson drove him to the brink of madness. The rockers teamed up with Robinson, who worked on their first two albums, to record "Korn III : Remember Who You Are".
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Korn Set to Perform in Crop Circle

July 09, 2010 07:04:10 GMT

Rockers are to perform in an eerie crop circle which they helped create in a field near their native Bakersfield, California. The group worked closely with expert circle makers on the design, which features a series of intricate circles and includes the band's logo, and now they'll perform in the center of the field art.
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Lady GaGa Joins BP Boycott Group, Justin Bieber Up for Gulf Aid Telethon

June 19, 2010 03:47:58 GMT

A-list artists, ranging from Grammy-winning superstar to Canadian teen pop idol , have joined growing group of protesters against British Petroleum which caused massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. GaGa refused to use BP oil for her tour bus, while Bieber will appear in "" special telethon to help the oil spill victims.
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'Glee' X-Rated Parody to Be Available for Purchase in July

June 11, 2010 08:43:36 GMT

The cast of "" are about to get sexed up for a new X-rated parody. Hustler Video bosses have jumped on the back of the worldwide TV phenomenon and shot a porn version of the musical, complete with a saucy new song, which has already been released to YouTube.
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Backstreet Boys Follow Korn in Boycotting British Petroleum

June 11, 2010 07:50:44 GMT

have formed an unlikely alliance with rockers and joined their call to boycott fuel giants British Petroleum to protest the devastating oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The spill from the BP rig, which exploded in April, has been declared the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, prompting Korn to show their disdain by banning their tour bus drivers from filling up at BP gas pumps while on the road this summer.
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Korn Refuse to Use BP Oil for Their Tour Bus

June 10, 2010 04:30:00 GMT

Rockers have banned their tour bus drivers from using BP oil when they fill up at the pump as a mark of protest about the Gulf of Mexico oil slick. Like all Americans, the group is sickened by the spill from the exploded BP rig which has now been declared the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
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Korn's Fieldy to Have Jazz Fusion in Next Solo Album

February 25, 2010 06:59:06 GMT

's bassist Reginald Arvizu aka Fieldy is planning to shock fans with his second solo album - the heavy metal rocker has abandoned the genre in favor of jazz fusion. The "Freak on a Leash" rocker is putting the finishing touches on "Bassically", a follow-up to his 2002 rap record "Rock'n Roll Gangster".
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