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A band out of Bakersfield that created Nu-Metal.

Line up:
John Davis - lead vocalist and bagpipe player. He can scream, sing, and he occasioanally does scat singing, too. His vocal styles vary quite a bit on each album.

Fieldy - Contrary to the post by Switch (dumbass).. a pretty awesome bass player. Capable of slapping, double slapping, double popping, and standard finger plucking.

Munky - The RHYTHYM guitarist for KoRn. Munky does NOT play lead, as some tards may think.. just watch any live video. It is pretty easy to distinguish what he is playing compared to Head on the recordings. Munky plays all of the droning chords (sometimes accompanied by Head), and most (if not all)of the parts that use a wah pedal. He also created the Ibanez K7 with Head.

Head - The lead guitarist of the band.. or at least he used to be. He left because he was so strung out on drugs that he turned to christianity. Plays all of higher-pitched guitar parts choruses (ie: Here to Stay, Trash, Hey Daddy, Got the Life, etc.), and generally uses less guitar effects than Munky during the verse part of the song.

David Silveria - Drummer for KoRn. Started playing with Fieldy, Head, and Munky when he was only 13; having to get permission from his mom. Uses Tama drums and hi-hat along with Paiste cymbals.

KoRn is respected by many rappers and rockers alike. They were also the second white group ever to play at the Apollo in Harlem; preceeded by Buddy Holly in the late 1950's.. quite an accomplishment. Every single ablum they have ever released has gone platinum at least once.
KoRn is the father band of the nu-metal movement.
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The Godfathers of Nu-Metal. Inspired by 80's metal. Now copied by a bunch of poser bands. WTF. Even Metallica tried to copy their sound in St.Anger with sucked horribly but Metallica is still the greatest band. Korn is one of the few bands were are not completely controlled by the record producers.
And fuck, what the hell are u guys talking about.... Only goths listen to Korn? sTfu.
Quote They use "studio magic" to make it sound good at all. Have you been to a live show. The effects and vocals are all done themselves and sound exactly like the CD's
They were the first band to come out with that sound and were copied by crappy bands and put in a bunch of dumb catagories and had lots of good songs and albums and are now bashed by a bunch of fagots.
They have lots of respect from bands in the metal scene and u guys should f off
Lars Ulrich:I have so much respect for those guys, to them we are their peers(mtv icon metallica)
by MasterofPuppets January 26, 2005
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Carved into at least 90% of desks in Junior High Schools across the country. Backwards "R" mandatory.
"koRn is an accurate representation of the the agnst I feel as a white, susburban 13 year old" *carve, carve*
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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.
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A hard rock band that formed in the early-mid nineties. They started becoming successful with hits such as Freak on a Leash, Got the life, and Falling Away from me. They became a huge success in the late nineties. Personally im a huge fan. Ill probably get a bunch of thumbs down from people who dislike korn or who just feel like it. Oh well.
DUDEWHOHATESKORN: WOW this kid likes korn. Thumbs down .
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Innovators of the heavy metal subgenre we now know as nu-metal or aggro-rock. Korn currently consist of 4 members now that rhythm guitarist Head has departed the band; Jonathan Davis, a great frontman and talented vocalist, Munky, a rather average guitarist (along with Head), Fieldy, a pretty slick bassist who greatly defines the band's sound, and Dave Silveria, an underrated and highly talented drummer. KoRn is known for their heavy sound, low-tuned guitars and dark themes and humour.

KoRn has many devoted fans around the world who love them for the music, not because of some poseur teen-angst image complex. It is because of these poseurs that many people hate KoRn, basing their opinion on the fact that many people who like the band shop at Hot Topic and suck at life, so the band must suck too. In reality, KoRn are respected by musicians as innovators, and famous because their sound simply kicks ass. KoRn acknowledges the fact that their recent albums have been sub-par due to wiggerism and promises to return to their roots in their next album. Hey, at least they admit it and learn from it, unlike some bands who use the phrase "people don't like it just because it's different" as an excuse for their crapiness.

In conclusion, you don't have to like KoRn... just don't hate on them for stupid reasons. A lot of people think "real" metal bands like Iron Maiden and Lamb of God suck too, so keep that in mind when you bash them.
KoRn may not be the most technical band out there, but they are original and talented.
by Chernorizets Hrabr July 23, 2005
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