Korn is a nu-metal band from California who has been producing music since 1993. The band is an amalgamation of funk metal group L.A.P.D. and two other members. Korn consists of: Jonathan Davis (frontman, vocalist), James "Munky" Shaffer (backing singer), Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu (guitarist), and Ray Luzier (drummer). Previous band members were Brian Welch and David Silveria.
Korn have made over 10 smash hit albums making them one of the most successful grunge-metal bands of all time, earning them a plethora of awards. Notable accolades include two Grammys and three MTV awards.
After the release of their first self-titled album in 1994, the bands’ popularity had grown to epic proportions and by their third and fourth albums, Follow the Leader (1998) and Issues (1999), Korn had achieved number 1s in both the UK and Australia.
In the 2000s, Korn continued to prove successful across the world with their sound evolving throughout the years. Their album See You on the Other Side (2005) went on to stay in the charts for over 34 weeks and contained the hit ‘Coming Undone’.
Korn brought out a number of DVDs to accompany their live tours and they performed at the Download Festival and MTV studios in Times Square during the peak of their career.
Their album The Path of Totality (2011) involves dub-step and electro virtuoso Skrillex on the single ‘Get Up!’.