A band that was formed in 1993 in Bakersfield, California, and emerged with their first album "KoRn" in 1994. The album was a hit in the metal world, as no one had heard anything like it ever before. They have since realised 7 other studio albu,s : Life is Peachy, Follow the Leader, Issues, Untouchables, Take a Look in the Mirror, See You on the Other Side, and an Untitled album. Unfortunately for KoRn, several other trash bands like Slipknot and Limp Bizkit tried to copy their sound, and gave KoRn a band Nu-Metal rep.

Line Up:
Jonathan Davis - Lead Vocals - A really unique singer with the ability to reach many different vocal ranges. He can also scream/scat, as well as play the bagpipes.

Munky - Ex-rythm/Present lead guitarist - Munky is a guitarist that tries, and tries very very hard. Although not containing the best technical skill, he does his best with what talent he has and creates some really catchy riffs (aka evolution).

Fieldy - Bassist - Although at one time probably the worst bassist in the music industry, Fieldy has really matured his sound and style and pioneered the slap-bass technique. You can really hear his skill in songs like "Here to Stay" and "Got the Life".

I am not going to both mentioning Head and David as they are no longer a part of KoRn...

Now for a more personal note. I love KoRn.
No, I am not some 12 year old kid with an attitude problem, No, I do not like Slipknot. KoRn is a band, whether or not you think they are metal, is your opinion, but like it or not, they are huge, and sell out concerts all over the world. The common misconception is that KoRn is pussy metal, or whatever the fuck you want to call it. These statements are made by ignorant people who have a) never listened to them - and - b) followed the crowd with the rest of their "true-metal" friends. My question to them is, what is "True Metal"? Metallica, Slayer? I listen to all of that, and if "True-metal" is heavy stuff like that, then black sabbath and led zeppelin arent true metal...and they are the reason metal is alive today...
Case and point, dont judge a band you dont know anything about, because your bands get trashed by people too, and dont tell me it doesnt annoy you. Accept the fact that other people like other music, and dont act the badass because you like death metal or hardcore....

Yes urban dictionary, this was mainly made to silence the shitheads who have nothing better to do than dis my music.

"True" metal head : Dude KoRn sucks why do you listen to them, only little kids like that trash.

Me: obviously not...have you ever even listened to their music...?

"True" metal head : I dont have to, I just know they suck.

Me: Thats kind of ignorant...no?

by Will Brasil September 09, 2008
Nu Metal band from Bakersfield, California. In there early years Korn's music was rooted in Funk Metal but over the years this influence has started to lessen. There first album wasn't immediatly succesful but due to constant touring Korn started to develope a cult like fanbase.

There sophmore album was a more immediate success debuting at #3 on the billboard charts. 1998's Follow The Leader and 1999's Issues were hugely popular albums but the bands popularity has been fading since although they still sell a very large amount of albums by most standards.
Korn, in retrospect, are considered one of the most influenctial bands of the 90s and are oftened considered the ones that started the entire Nu metal scene.

Jonathan Davis has said he does not consider Korn Nu Metal or Metal, and that if he had to label the band he would call Korn "Hard Rock". However, Munky feels it's a functional term for the band.

Vocalist: Jonathan Davis
Lead/Rhythm Guitar - James "Munky" Shaffer
Rhythm/Lead Guitar - Brian "Head" Welch
Bass Guitar: Reggie "Fieldy" Arizu
Drums: David Silveria
Eddie: Are Korn still around?
Danny: Yes they have a new album coming out in 2010.
by JTP202 January 13, 2010
a band that is hated by "true metal heads" and loved by fans. a good band, but the arguments around it whether it's "heavy metal" or "pussy nu-metal crap" are pathetic. a true metal-head listens to anything in the metal genre. besides, korn was pretty heavy in their early days so enjoy em.
ignorant thrasher: ur a fuckin pussy korn is teh suckz!!!!!11!!!!
ignorant nu fan: omggg they r so hardcoree go die!!!!1111!!!shift!!1
me: shut up and listen to it for gods sake
by fat ass mothafu&*^&* July 14, 2008
Koßn the best numetal group of all time from bakersfield CA their firs album was self title "Koßn"
Vocal/bagpipes:Jonathan Davis
Lead Guitar:Brian Welch "Head" who has left the band and is now a christian
Rythm:James "Munky" Shaffer (he isnt lead unlike alot of absolute tards think)
Drummer:David Silvera
koßn if frickin sweet and not just for goth kids and 13yr old losers who cant deal with their lives i love koßn and am completely normal i dont sit at home and slit my wrist plus they were on south park which is frickin sweet
korn is sweet
incubus, metallica, distrubed, linkin park, bob marley baby
by jamal 3 June 10, 2008
The greatest band out there to start a nu genre of metal. Nu-Metal. Other bands that r similar r SlipKnot, KiTTiE, Static-X and Otep. Any1 who has sum sht to say n KoRn. BEND OVER AND SUCK MY GENITALS B!TCHES!
KoRn is gReat

The Food?

NO IDIOT! K-O-R-N! no c!

by Killa KRow February 24, 2008
A Nu-Metal band which was famous for their songs all having the exact same riff.
Dun-dun, duh-duh-duh, dun-duh-duh, Dun-dun, duh-duh-duh, dun-duh-duh, Korn's songs all sound the same but they still kick ass!
by SlipKorn2000 July 06, 2009
A great, original rock band that is often bashed by "Tru-metal" heads just because they are often called nu-metal and the founders of that genre. In reality, they are more of an experimental hard rock/alternative metal band. A lot of bands soon started to imitate KoRn's sound and KoRn along with these bands were called nu-metal and, as a result, "tru-metal" heads bashed KoRn. Also, people say KoRn is what angsty, white, wannabe-goth, suburban teens listen to, but KoRn is one of my favorite bands and I happen to be a city kid and I don't consider myself to be a goth, nor do I try to be one.
Tru-metalhead: Hey, you like KoRn? Damn, I can't stand that nu-metal shit! You must be one of those stupid fucking mindless wannabe non-conformist mall-core kids that from the suburbs!
Me: First off, KoRn isn't nu-metal, and even if they are, they're more original than those other nu-metal bands and they're still be a great band in my eyes, so fuck off! In fact, I don't care what genre they are. Second, I'm not a fucking mall-core kid and I live in the city, so go fuck yourself twice! Third, who gave you the right to categorize me as a person?
Tru-metalhead: Uh... you're a fucking mallcore kid. And KoRn isn't metal (cliche.) And KoRn is mainstream, too, so you're a conformist.
Me: (sigh) Whatever, I don't have the time to be bothered by fuckheads like you.
Tru-metalhead: Must-hate-all-mainstream-rock-music (turns out to be a "tru-metalhead" robot and blows up)

by ilikepie714 August 25, 2006
Weed, Bud
Me and Jamal left school to walk down to Edgar's house and buy some korn
by The Happy Toker January 23, 2012

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