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Korn is an American nu-metal band from Bakersfield, California. Formed in 1993, the band is widely credited with pioneering the nu-metal genre, which blends elements of heavy metal, alternative rock, hip-hop, and funk. Korn’s music is known for its downtuned guitars, intense vocal style, and emotionally raw lyrics. Here’s a comprehensive overview of Korn’s history, music, and biggest hits.

Formation and Early History
Korn was formed by Jonathan Davis (vocals), James “Munky” Shaffer (guitar), Brian “Head” Welch (guitar), Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu (bass), and David Silveria (drums). The band’s roots can be traced back to a previous band called L.A.P.D., which included Shaffer, Welch, Arvizu, and Silveria. When Davis joined as the lead vocalist, the group adopted the name Korn, a play on the word “corn,” designed to be intentionally striking and memorable.

Debut Album and Breakthrough
Korn’s self-titled debut album was released in 1994 and is considered a landmark in the development of nu-metal. The album features a raw, aggressive sound and deals with themes of abuse, addiction, and psychological trauma. It gained a cult following and eventually achieved mainstream success. Notable tracks from the debut album include:
– “Blind”
– “Shoots and Ladders”
– “Faget”

Follow-Up Albums and Rise to Fame
The band’s second album, “Life Is Peachy” (1996), continued their ascent in the rock and metal scene. It debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 and included songs like “A.D.I.D.A.S.” and “No Place to Hide.”

Korn’s third album, “Follow the Leader” (1998), was their breakthrough into mainstream rock. This album marked a significant turning point, with collaborations from hip-hop artists like Ice Cube and Fred Durst. “Follow the Leader” achieved multi-platinum status and included major hits like:
– “Freak on a Leash”
– “Got the Life”

Further Success and Changes
Following the success of “Follow the Leader,” Korn released “Issues” in 1999, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album continued their successful run with singles like “Falling Away from Me” and “Make Me Bad.”

Their subsequent albums, including “Untouchables” (2002) and “Take a Look in the Mirror” (2003), continued to garner attention, although their popularity began to wane somewhat. In 2005, Brian “Head” Welch left the band due to personal and religious reasons, leading to a period of lineup changes and internal turmoil.

Recent Years and Reunions
Korn underwent several changes in the mid-2000s, with the departure of David Silveria and the release of more experimental albums like “See You on the Other Side” (2005). Despite these shifts, Korn continued to release music and maintain a dedicated fan base. In 2013, Brian “Head” Welch rejoined the band, reuniting the classic lineup.

In recent years, Korn has released several albums, including “The Paradigm Shift” (2013), “The Serenity of Suffering” (2016), and “The Nothing” (2019). These albums saw the band returning to their roots while exploring new themes and sounds.

Legacy and Impact
Korn is considered one of the most influential bands in the nu-metal genre. Their intense energy, dark themes, and unique sound have inspired many bands and artists. The band’s ability to evolve and remain relevant has contributed to their lasting impact on the rock and metal music scene.

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