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The band who pioneered the genre known as nu-metal. Like other musical pioneeres, such as Sex Pistols or Nirvana, they started out as a small garage band until their original, unique sound was discovered. Hated by poptarts and thrashers alike (Too heavy for poptarts, too prog for thrashers), they have nonetheless become quite popular. Most nu-metal bands are trying to emulate their sound, for example, Slipknot, and some were even originally signed by Korn, for example, Limp Bizkit.

Korn have a unique guitar sound caused by almost alarmingly loose strings. They fuse elements of grunge, punk, heavy metal, speed metal, folk music and hip-hop into their numbers. The band had 5 founding members:
Jonathan Davis - The frontman, singer and bagpiper. An American Scot whose heritage has led to use of bagpipes in the music and wearing of a kilt.
Fieldy - An unfortunately poor bass player.
Munky - A quite impressive lead guitarist.
Head - The rhythm guitarist. He has now, to the dismay of fans, left the band to use his music to propagate Christianity. (If you ask me, Christianity is doing just fine, but to each his own.)
David Silveria - The drummer, and a very talented one at that. When he auditioned to Head, Munky and Fieldy, he was mocked because he was so young; his skill impressed them to the extent that he was immediately accepted.

Korn have sold out more than once, and the result has been some godawful albums. They have, in the past, realised the error in their ways and returned to their roots.
Korn fan: It's a pity Head left Korn, isn't it?
Thrasher/Poptart: No. They suck.

Or:

I am avoiding the argument about Korn's musical quality.
by Switch March 13, 2005
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by Joe July 28, 2003
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The Best nu-metal band in the whole fuckin' world, ne1 out there who slags them off needs to die and come back as something useful.
wow korn rule their lyrics rock! and the tune is excellent!
by kornkid666 July 27, 2003
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Best Damn nu-rock band out there need I say more?
And they even pay respect to the older bands who make rock today possible.~Link doing a re-do of Pink Floyd's Another Brick In The Wall
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Im a fan. If you like them awesome, if not oh well listen to something else.
Korn is a good band. Once again if u like them cool if not oh well.
by tarbarmcarl April 13, 2006
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A German liquor made of grains, known for being cheap for a spirit. It is very popular in its home country. It apparently tastes like cereal.

Not to be confused with the band Korn.
Is the korn in this bottle flammable? Let's find out.
by The Moaning Sheep March 09, 2009
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A band that people either like or hate. I wouldn't care less if people liked them or hated them. That shouldn't matter to anyone. I am a fan but I have to say that their last two albums went lower than expected. Hopefully they would come back to become better.
I bet some obsessed fan is going to give me like 100 thumbs down.
by Jacky...again July 02, 2004
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