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KORN's MUNKY Plays Guitar Solo In Honor Of DIMEBAG

According to Kornweb.cjb.net, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis spoke of late DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Dimebag Darrell during KORN's concert in Dallas, Texas Friday night (Dec. 10). Davis reportedly teared up as he expressed how much of a tragedy Dimebag's death was for the heavy rock community. He then said something about how Dimebag had always ...

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KORN Guitarist Reveals His Favorite Gig Of The Year

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that KORN's been on the road for much of 2004, appearing on LINKIN PARK's Projekt Revolution tour this past summer and, more recently, headlining their own shows with CHEVELLE, BREAKING BENJAMIN and SKINDRED. But guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer talked about what made a European show with METALLICA and SLIPKNOT his ...

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KORN To Cover OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Diary of a Madman'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has told Billboard.com that the band are planning on entering the studio in Janaury to begin work on their seventh album, tentatively slated for a late spring/early summer 2005 release. "On Jan. 2, we're going to go back and finish writing our next album," Shaffer said. "We have about four ...

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KORN Guitarist Talks About Starting Record Label

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has spoken to The Boston Globe about the end of the group's long-term commitment to Sony Records and their plan to start their own label for the release of their next project. "It's kind of like paying off a loan. You think, 'I'm free!' " said Shaffer. "I remember sitting ...

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KORN Guitarist Defends Decision To Record CAMEO Cover

Despite the fact that KORN's new cover of "Word Up", originally recorded by the legendary R&B act CAMEO, may raise a few eyebrows among the band's fans, guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer said he feels the song brings a lot of different listeners together. "It was just this great song with a good hook, and it ...

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KORN Guitarist MUNKY Confirms Plans For Cover Album

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer took time out during Tuesday's (August 3) Projekt Revolution stop in Camden, New Jersey, to discuss which cover songs will appear on the band's upcoming "best of" album, "Greatest Hits: Volume One". "We're gonna put [CAMEO's] 'Word Up' on the record, and also we did a version of 'Another Brick ...

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KORN Drummer: New Album Will Be Simpler, More Stripped Down

KORN guitarists James "Munky" Shaffer and Brian "Head" Welch are currently at a Los Angeles studio recording their parts for the group's new album, tentatively due in the fall. According to drummer David Silveria, the as-yet-untitled CD is "a little heavier, a little more simple than the last couple records, a little more riff-based, not ...

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KORN Singer To Perform Soundtrack Songs On Tour

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer are currently putting together a QUEEN OF THE DAMNED band to hit the road and perform songs Davis composed for that film sometime next year, according to Allstar. The tour, which Davis says will hit theaters, won't be without its own share of KORN-esque macabre. "We ...

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KORN's JAMES "MUNKY" SHAFFER: "HITLER Went To Heaven"

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer believes Hitler went to heaven. "I think this is true Hitler went to Heaven [if such a thing as Heaven really exists]," Shaffer told Britain's Metal Hammer magazine. "He felt that what he did was right, and I think that if what you feel you're doing is right, in your ...

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KORN Unlikely To Perform At FAMILY VALUES 2002

Although it's unlikely that KORN will be playing Family Values 2002 this fall, the originators of the traveling tour and one of the acts to perform on its inaugural lineup will still be involved in the organizational aspects of the upcoming trek. "After we go and tour Europe, we're going to come back and do ...

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KORN To Issue DVD Next Month

KORN's upcoming DVD, entitled Deuce, will be released on June 11th—the same day as the group's brand new CD, Untouchables, according to www.kornweb.com. The DVD package will reportedly contain two discs—one containing the original Who Then Now? release and a second disc featuring the new program Deuce. Deuce includes footage from all KORN ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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Archive News Nov 09, 2001

Former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske will make a guest appearance on several tracks on the upcoming album from ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch, it was announced yesterday. Although recent reports indicated that SYMPHONY X vocalist Russell Allen would be absent from the project's recording line-up following Grapow and ...

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