• Korn
    • Famous as : Nu metal band
    • Birth Name : LAPD
    • Birth Date : 1992
    • Birth Place : Bakersfield, California, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Follow the Leader"(1998)

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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.

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