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Korn

Band, *1993 US, Bakersfield, California
Rock

Nu-Metal (Modern Rock) band from Bakersfield, California (USA). Korn [stylized as "KoЯn"] is a Grammy Award winning Metal band from Bakersfield, California, and are often credited with creating and popularizing the nu metal genre. The band formed after the group L.A.P.D. (4) folded. L.A.P.D. constisted of Reginald Arvizu, James Shaffer, and David Silveria and singer Richard Morill. Morill left because of drug addictions and the remaining 3 members along with Brian Welch, who was a close friend of the band began searching for a new singer. They found that singer in 1993 when seeing the frontman of the band “Sex Art”, Jonathan Davis, perform. Davis joined the band and the band was renamed Creep and shortly after “Korn”. In 1993 they released their first demo “Neidermeyer's Mind” with producer Ross Robinson, who would eventually also produce the first 2 albums. The song “[Blind]” had become a trademark in the Korn performances. The song (which was released on their first demo and first album) was originally written by Dennis Shinn with Sex Art, but was re-produced by Korn. Whereas Korn kept the original music and vocals / lyrics as written by Shinn. Korn's reproduction acted as a final polish of the song. "[Daddy]" was also a song from Sex Art, titled "Follow Me". Korn had remade that song, by replacing the music entirely, but keeping the vocal melodies & original lyrics. The lyrics were also written by Dennis Shinn, but Jonathan Davis added in a new chorus once the song was revised by Korn. Musically, Korn tracks mix both heavy metal and hip-hop. Korn toured incessantly to promote their first album. With no radio play or MTV, they relied solely on their intensive live shows which created a large cult following of dedicated fans. Three of the band members are often credited by their nicknames. "Head" (Welch), "Fieldy" (Arvizu) and "Munky" (Shaffer). Korn had a constant formation for 12 years until 2005, when guitarist Welch left Korn after his decision to rededicate his life to Jesus Christ and his daughter. In 2006 drummer Silveria would follow, stating he stept out of the band to further pursue his entrepreneurial ventures and to be with his family. Korn went on as a 3-piece and had a back-up band for touring until 2009. In 2009 drummer Ray Luzier became the first new member of Korn since it’s formation in 1993, after being in the back-up band for a while. In may 2013 Welch rejoined Korn. In 2011 Korn released an experimental album “The Path Of Totality” mixing metal with dubstep. This album has won them the “Revolver Golden Gods Awards” award for best album of the year. Members: Jonathan Davis (1993-present) James Shaffer (1993-present) Reginald Arvizu (1993-present) David Silveria (1993-2006) Brian Welch (1993-2005, 2012-present) Ray Luzier (2009-present)

     
Members
PortraitJonathan Davis
voc *1971 US
PortraitDavid Silveria
dr *1972 US
PortraitHead
g, voc *1970
PortraitRay Luzier
dr *1970 US
PortraitBrian Welch
g *1970 US
PortraitJames Shaffer
g *1970
PortraitReginald Arvizu
b *1969
Popular Tracks   
Freak On a Leash on Follow The Leader by Korn
Coming Undone on See You On the Other Side by Korn
Falling Away from Me on Issues by Korn
Got the Life on Follow The Leader by Korn
Y'all Want a Single on Take A Look In The Mirror by Korn
Blind - Live at CBGB on Live & Rare by Korn
Twisted Transistor on See You On the Other Side by Korn
Word Up! on Word Up! by Korn
Here to Stay on Untouchables by Korn
Twist on Life Is Peachy by Korn

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Band Membership
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Greatest HitsKorn2018Compil.
Freaks Out EastKorn2017Album
Rotting In VainKorn2016Single
The Serenity Of SufferingKorn2016Album
HellfestKorn2016Album
Rock In Rio 2015Korn2015Album
HaterKorn2014Single
MP3: The Paradigm ShiftKorn2013Album
ParadigmKorn2013Album
Follow The Leader / IssuesKorn2013Album
The Paradigm ShiftKorn2013Album
Spike In My VeinsKorn2013Single
Family Values FestivalKorn2013Album
Never NeverKorn2013Single
Rock Am Ring 2013Korn2013Album
Original Album ClassicsKorn2013Album
Love And MethKorn2013Single
Live At The Hollywood PalladiumKorn2012Album
Chaos Lives In EverythingKorn2012Single
Triple FeatureKorn2012Compil.
Way Too FarKorn feat. 12th Planet & Flinch2012Single
MP3 CollectionKorn2011Compil.
The Essential KornKorn2011Compil.
Falling Away From Me - The Best Of KornKorn2011Compil.
The Path Of TotalityKorn2011Album
The Path Of Totality / Korn III: Remember Who You AreKorn2011Compil.
Album Selection 2 Originals: Issues/Take A Look In The MirrorKorn2011Compil.
Narcissistic CannibalKorn feat. Skrillex & Kill The Noise2011Single
Let The Guilt GoKorn2010Single
Oildale (Leave Me Alone)Korn2010Single
Double Play: Playlist: The Very Best Of Korn/LiveKorn2010Compil.
The LowdownKorn2010Album
Let The Guilt GoKorn2010Single
Korn III: Remember Who You AreKorn2010Album
3 Original Album ClassicsKorn2010Album
Super HitsKorn2009Compil.
Rock Am Ring 2009Korn2009Album
Hit CollectionKorn2009Compil.
Freaks Alive - Live In Italy 2005Korn2009Album
The Music Of KornKorn2009Compil.
Issues / Take A Look In The MirrorKorn2009Album
CollectedKorn2009Compil.
Playlist: The Very Best Of KornKorn2008Compil.
Live At Montreux 2004Korn2008Album
Hold On (Making Of The Video)Korn2008Single
Greatest HitsKorn2008Compil.
The Path Of Totality Tour Live At The Hollywood PalladiumKorn2008Album
Behind The Player: FieldyReginald Arvizu of Korn2008Single
Behind The Player: MunkeyJames Shaffer of Korn2008Single
Live On The Other SideKorn2008Album
HazeKorn2008Single
KissKorn2008Album
Quilmes Rock FestivalKorn2008Album
Follow The Leader / DeuceKorn2008Album
Korn / IssuesKorn2008Album
UntitledKorn2007Album
Creep (MTV Unplugged)Korn2007Album
Rock Am Ring 2007Korn, Joey Jordison2007Album
New AlbumKorn2007Single
Freak On A Leash (MTV Unplugged)Korn2007Single
Korn / Issues / UntouchablesKorn2007Album
Creep (MTV Unplugged)Korn2007Single
Evolution MixesKorn2007Album
Freak On A Leash (Feat. Amy Lee)Korn2007Single
EvolutionKorn2007Single
MTV Unplugged (Full Version)Korn2007Single
Hold OnKorn2007Single
Freak On A Leash (Live - MTV Unleashed)Korn2007Single
Le Métal De BakersfieldKorn2007Single
MTV UnpluggedKorn2007Album
EvolutionKorn2007Single
KornKorn2007Album
Life Is Peachy / UntouchablesKorn2006Album
Greatest HitsKorn2006Compil.
Korn Mp3Korn2006Compil.
CollectionKorn2006Compil.
Top Star MP3 BoxKorn2006Compil.
Chopped, Screwed, Live & UngluedKorn2006Compil.
Korn Live In ArgentinaKorn2006Album
Live On The Other SideKorn2006Album
Coming UndoneKorn2006Single
LiveKorn2006Album
Coming Undone (Edited Version)Korn2006Single
Live & RareKorn2006Compil.
Rock AM Ring 2006Korn2006Album
Live At Rock Am Ring 2006Korn2006Album
Coming UndoneKorn2006Single
MTV UnpluggedKorn2006Album
Coming Undone Wit ItDem Franchize Boyz Vs. Korn2006Single
Coming Undone (Live Music Video)Korn2006Single
MP3Korn2005Compil.
See You On The Other SideKorn2005Album
Twisted TransistorKorn2005Single
See You On The Other Side (Launch Tour Footage)Korn2005Single
Twisted Transistor (Short Version)Korn2005Single
Новая Фонотека В КарманеKorn2005Compil.
Live In Long IslandKorn2005Album
Greatest HitsKorn2005Compil.
Twisted TransistorKorn2005Single
Музыкальная MP3 КоллекцияKorn2005Compil.
Word UpKorn2004Album
Another Brick In The WallKorn2004Album
Коллекция Альбомов 1994-2005Korn2004Album
Y'All Want A SingleKorn2004Single
Коллекция Альбомов 1994-2003Korn2004Compil.
MP3 Звездная СерияKorn2004Compil.
Greatest Hits Vol. 1Korn2004Compil.
Collector's BoxKorn2004Album
Bercy RingKorn2004Album
Did My TimeKorn2003Compil.
Did My TimeKorn2003Single
Did My Time / World So ColdKorn / Mudvayne2003Single
Right NowKorn2003Album
The MTV Radio Network Presents:Korn2003Album
Live At Hammerstein & DeuceKorn2003Album
Ten Years Of KoRnKorn2003Compil.
Y'All Want A SingleKorn2003Album
Right NowKorn2003Single
Audio EPKKorn2003Album
Everything I've KnownKorn2003Single
Take A Look In The MirrorKorn2003Album
Bloody Sunday: The Greatest HitsKorn2003Compil.
Did My TimeKorn2003Album
Right NowKorn2003Single
Did My TimeKorn2003Single
Falling Away (Dylan & Mason Remix) / Suicidal Life (Mason Remix)Korn / Evanescence2003Album
Bottled Up Inside BercyKorn2002Album
Rock News #1/2002Blink-182, Bush, Creed, Green Day, Korn, Mudvayne, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot2002Compil.
Here To StayKorn2002Single
UntouchablesKorn2002Album
More Maximum Korn (The Unauthorised Biography Of Korn)Korn2002Album
LiveKorn2002Album
Got The LiveKorn2002Album
Here To StayKorn2002Single
Interviewed Live From South Park : The Radio SpecialKorn2002Album
Alone I BreakKorn2002Single
Here To StayKorn2002Single
ThoughtlessKorn2002Single
DeuceKorn2002Album
The Red / ThoughtlessChevelle / Korn2002Single
Find The Unfindables!Korn2002Album
The Torture Never StopsKorn2002Album
Freaked Out & Mixed Up!Korn2002Album
A Bunch Of Rarities - Is This Legal?Korn2002Album
Interviewed Live From South Park : The Radio SpecialKorn2002Album
Colecao Exclusiva Radio Rock Vol.3 - KornKorn2002Compil.
KornKorn2002Album
Ultra Rare TraxKorn2002Album
5 Tracks From "Untouchables"Korn2002Album
Hi-End Ultra X-TremeKorn2002Compil.
DeLuxe CollectionKorn2002Compil.
The RemixesKorn2002Album
Коллекция Альбомов 1994-2002Korn2002Compil.
Extraits De UntouchablesKorn2002Album
Here To Stay - The Best OfKorn2002Album
Golden CollectionKorn2001Compil.
Коллекция Альбомов 1996-2000Korn & Limp Bizkit2001Compil.
Sick & Twisted In Toronto 2000Korn2000Album
The Korn Star Profile (Unauthorized Audio Documentary)Korn2000Album
Dynamo Open Air 2000Korn2000Album
Korn X-Posed (The Interview)Korn2000Album
The Greatest Hits Of KornKorn2000Compil.
Golden Collection 2000Korn2000Compil.
Greatest Hits 2000Korn2000Compil.
Bad In ManchesterKorn2000Album
Somebody SomeoneKorn2000Single
Make Me BadKorn2000Album
Big In JapanKorn2000Album
Korn FreakKorn2000Album
The Greatest Hits Of KornKorn2000Compil.
Sydney, Australia 1/23/99Korn2000Album
Interview Cd & BookletKorn2000Album
The Unauthorized Biography & InterviewKorn1999Album
Platinum Collection '2000 (Greatest Hits '2000)Korn1999Compil.
Back In TokyoKorn1999Album
Big Day OutKorn1999Album
Issues In The ApolloKorn1999Album
All Mixed UpKorn1999Album
Blind ShotKorn1999Album
Freak On A LeashKorn1999Single
Falling Away From MeKorn1999Single
Going Crazy In Trash CityKorn1999Album
Big Day Out Festival, Sydney, Australia January 23, 1999Korn1999Single
Best 200% Hits - The Very BestKorn1999Compil.
Korn / Follow The LeaderKorn1999Album
1999, 4uKorn1999Album
Got The LifeKorn1999Single
MP3 CollectionKorn1999Compil.
Jingle BallsKorn1999Single
Maximum Korn (The Unauthorised Biography Of Korn)Korn1999Album
Good God Got The LifeKorn1999Album
Woodstock '99Korn1999Album
Birmingham Live Presenting Korn In ConcertKorn1999Album
E.P CollectionKorn1999Single
Over My Dead BodyKorn1999Album
Issues (Highlighted)Korn1999Album
IssuesKorn1999Album
Woodstock 99Korn1999Album
MP3 CollectionKorn1999Compil.
Peaches & KornKorn1998Album
All In The FamilyKorn1998Album
Children Of The KornKorn1998Album
KornstarKorn1998Album
Got The LifeKorn1998Album
Freak On A LeashKorn1998Single
L.A.P.D.Korn1998Album
B.B.K.Korn1998Single
Follow The LeaderKorn1998Album
The Best Of Korn TVKorn1998Compil.
All In The FamilyKorn1998Album
Family Values '98Korn1998Album
Children Of The Korn/Got The LifeKorn1998Single
Kill YouKorn1997Album
Gangsta MetalKorn1997Album
Good GodKorn1997Single
KreamedKorn1997Album
A.D.I.D.A.S.Korn1997Single
Children Of The KornKorn1997Album
Who Then Now?Korn1997Album
A.D.I.D.A.SKorn1997Single
Life Is PeachyKorn1996Album
No Place To HideKorn1996Single
Live In Oakland Ca. 1996Korn1996Single
Wicked And TwistedKorn1996Compil.
Live And BlindKorn1996Single
Live, Demo's & BlindKorn1995Compil.
Need ToKorn1995Single
311 - Danbury Ct. 10-9-94 - Korn - Knoxville Tn. 5-7-95Korn1995Single
KornholedKorn1995Album
BlindKorn1995Single
Shoots And LaddersKorn1995Album
KornKorn1994Album
ClownKorn1994Single
Christmas SongKorn1994Album
I Can RememberKornAlbum
Nothing In Life Is FreeKornAlbum
DeLuxe Collection MP3KornCompil.
Phat TraxKornAlbum
MP3KornCompil.
Trashin' BagpipeKornAlbum
Metal MessKornAlbum
GeT kReaMedKornAlbum
MP3 StereoKornCompil.
Live IssuesKornAlbum
NU-Metal CD2Drowning Pool, Dry Kill Logic, Five Pointe O, Kittie, Korn, Mushroomhead, My Ruin, Otep, Thorn.ElevenCompil.
The MovementIncubus, The Urge, KornAlbum
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