Metal giant drops “heavier” successor to ‘The Paradigm Shift’
Warning: Smoking Ban inspection during Korn. Since 1 January 2006 it has no longer been permitted to smoke in public places, so not in AB either. After consultation between AB and the Federal Department of Public Health, Food-Chain Safety and the Environment, there will be a number of inspections carried out in the AB over the coming months by the Public Health department.
Korn paved the way for many a nu-metal band with their self-titled debut ‘KoЯn’, from ’94. Together with Papa Roach, Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Deftones and System of a Down, the Californian quintet swiftly pushed the now oh-so-abused genre to unseen new heights in the mid ’90s. But, ten years later, the storm died down just as abruptly as it began, leaving only a handful of nu-metal bands that had stood the test of time… The band of figurehead Jonathan Davis, whose father once earned living as keyboard player with Frank Zappa, and his mates is without a doubt one of those!
The successor to ‘The Paradigm Shift’, the album that announced the return of guitarist/co-founder Brian Phillip ‘Head’ Welch, is ready and waiting on the shelves of their record label and, according to that very same Head, it sounds “heavier” than all their previous work. Not one single ingredient will be changed in the successful recipe of leaden seven-string guitar riffs and the rousing ‘slapping’ of bassist Reginald ‘Fieldy’ Arvizu.