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Ex-KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA: 'We Changed The Music Scene And Put The Course Of Heavy Music On A Different Route'

Ex-KORN drummer David Silveria says that his former band was responsible for pioneering the so-called "nu metal 'genre. KORN's self-titled debut, which came out in 1994, went on to sell more than 10 million copies worldwide and featured the band's first classic, "Blind". The LP is credited with launching the nu metal movement, setting the ...

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Watch GREY DAZE's 'B12' Music Video Feat. CHESTER BENNINGTON, BRIAN 'HEAD' WELCH, JAMES 'MUNKY' SHAFFER

GREY DAZE, the Phoenix-based rock band that birthed one of the most recognizable voices in modern rock music, Chester Bennington, has released a new music video, "B12". The song is taken from GREY DAZE's forthcoming album, "Amends', due on June 26 via Loma Vista Recordings. "Everything we've done surrounding the upcoming release of 'Amends' has ...

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KORN Reschedules European Tour For Spring 2021

KORN's previously announced European summer 2020 tour dates have been rescheduled to maintain the safety of the band's fans, crew, and venue staff. All existing tickets will be honored for the rescheduled shows in May/June 2021. KORN says: "We look forward to returning next summer." 2021 tour dates: May 28 - Prague, Czech Republic @ ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of KORN's Entire 'The Nothing' Record-Release Performance

KORN's entire groundbreaking performance filmed inside of a living art installation celebrating the release of the band's 2019 album "The Nothing" was aired during Warner Music Group's first-of-its-kind virtual music festival, PlayOn Fest, supporting the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), powered by the UN Foundation. You can now watch the ...

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See CHESTER BENNINGTON's GREY DAZE Video For 'Sometimes'

GREY DAZE has released "Sometimes", the third single from the band's upcoming album "Amends" (June 26, Loma Vista Recordings), with a corresponding video that showcases the Chester Bennington-written song's message of hope amidst unexpected times. "Sometimes things just seem to fall apart, when you least expect them to," offers Bennington in the lyrically profound three-and-a-half ...

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KORN Releases Music Video For 'Can You Hear Me'

KORN's music video for the song "Can You Hear Me" can be seen below. The clip was filmed and directed by Adam Mason and was produced by Elizabeth Mason. "Can You Hear Me" is taken from KORN's latest album, "The Nothing", which came out last September. The disc debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard ...

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KORN Guitarist MUNKY Says Coronavirus Pandemic Is 'Mother Nature Coming To Collect On The Karmic Debt'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has suggested that the coronavirus pandemic could be seen as an example of Mother Nature's pro-active response to humanity's tendency to overexploit natural conditions. Last night (Wednesday, March 18), Shaffer took to his Twitter to share an uplifting viral poem by Minnesota syndicated columnist Laura Kelly Fanucci, and he included ...

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KORN's MUNKY: 'We Don't Really Look To The Past Too Much'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer recently spoke with Ethan of the Topeka, Kansas radio station V100. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's latest album, "The Nothing": Munky: "It's always a tricky thing when you put out a new album, because you want the ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Pre-LINKIN PARK Band GREY DAZE To Release 'Amends' Album In April

GREY DAZE, Chester Bennington's pre-LINKIN PARK band, will release "Amends", featuring newly recorded music with remastered vocals from the group's long out-of-print and largely undiscovered catalog, on April 10 via Loma Vista Recordings. Accompanying the album announcement, GREY DAZE has simultaneously released a second single from the 11-song collection, "Sickness". A video for the track ...

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Listen To CHESTER BENNINGTON Sing On New Single From His Pre-LINKIN PARK Band GREY DAZE

GREY DAZE, the '90s-era band helmed by Chester Bennington and featuring drummer Sean Dowdell, bass player Mace Beyers and guitarist Cristin Davis, give fans an early listen to their as-yet-untitled Loma Vista Recordings debut album with the release of the single "What's In the Eye". Before he sang, screamed, and serenaded audiences of millions throughout ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Pre-LINKIN PARK Band GREY DAZE Talks Upcoming 'Lost' Album

Chester Bennington's former bandmates in his first group, the Phoenix, Arizona-based post-grunge act GREY DAZE, recently re-recorded their old material with the help of the late LINKIN PARK frontman's friends and family. Among the guest musicians set to appear on the recordings are Chester's 23-year-old son Jaime Bennington, KORN's Brian "Head" Welch and James "Munky" ...

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KORN Singer Opens Up About Losing Wife And Mother

KORN singer Jonathan Davis has opened up about losing both his mother and his estranged wife within the same time span in the fifth and latest chapter of a documentary on the making of the band's new LP, "The Nothing". Davis says in the new video: "The whole album is a grieving process... I went ...

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Watch Episode 2 Of KORN's New 2019 Docuseries

Episode 2 of the KORN 2019 docuseries can be seen below. The video was produced, directed, filmed and edited by Sebastien Paquet, with additional footage by Wombat Fire, Luke Schlink, Melissa Castro and Nick Siemens. This past September, KORN's latest album, "The Nothing", debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart with 33,000 equivalent ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's First Band GREY DAZE To Release Album Of Re-Recorded Material In His Honor

Chester Bennington's former bandmates in his first group, the Phoenix, Arizona-based post-grunge act GREY DAZE, have re-recorded their old material with the help of the late LINKIN PARK frontman's friends and family. Among the guest musicians set to appear on the recordings are Chester's 23-year-old son Jaime Bennington, KORN's Brian "Head" Welch and James "Munky" ...

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