One of the forerunners of the nu metal movement, Korn has been bewitching listeners for decades with their thunderous sound and raw lyrics. Korn is known for pushing the envelope with their music, delving into the dark and taboo – an honesty that resonates with their fans. Dedicated listeners are quick to buy cheap Korn tickets so don't wait if you want to see these artists at one of their hypnotizing live shows.
What is Nu Metal?
Nu metal differs from alternative metal because it combines elements of heavy metal with elements from various other genres. This can include hip hop, alternative rock, funk, industrial, and grunge. Bands who perform nu metal get their influences from a variety of music genres, including numerous styles of heavy metal. The typical instruments associated with this type of music are an electric guitar, bass, turntable, drums, synthesizer, sampling, and vocals.
A Quick Rise as a Pioneer of Nu Metal
Korn started playing shows in 1993, drawing fans with their signature metal sound. Korn is made up by James “Munky” Shaffer (rhythm guitar), Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu (bass), Brian “Head” Welch (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jonathan Davis (lead vocals, bagpipes), and Ray Luzier (drums). They released their first album in 1994 and went on several tours as supporting artists to bigger names, including Ozzy Osbourne. With their popularity soaring, Korn released their second album, Life is Peachy, in 1996. They reached mainstream success with the release of Follow the Leader in 1998 and Issues in 1999 which both reached number one on the Billboard 200.
Since then, Korn has sold over 35 million albums around the world and released hit singles like "Freak on a Leash," "Falling Away from Me," "Coming Undone," "Got the Life," and many more. Korn has never been a band to sit still. They've continued to keep things fresh by incorporating elements of grunge, rap, funk, groove, and hip hop.
North American 2020 Tour
Korn and their fellow hard rockers Breaking Benjamin co-headlined a tour in 2020. The tour began in late January in Allentown PA at the PPL Center and continued through several states. as well as parts of Canada. They visited Manchester NH, Grand Rapids MI, Columbus OH, Green Bay WI, Fresno CA, and several other States. In Canada they visited Montreal and Quebec.
Korn's music is a visceral experience, exploring the highs and lows of universal experiences, pain, love, hope, rage. Korn has never held back, never been afraid to offend anyone with their music, something that makes them adored by their fans.
With “You’ll Never Find Me” and “Cold” as some of their latest releases off of their thirteenth studio album, The Nothing, don’t miss your chance to see the band perform these live. Get your cheap Korn tickets today to immerse yourself in their unapologetic music!