Category Archives: Music

RIP Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington’s suicide has shocked everyone. His passing is terrible and I can only wish peace for his family and friends. He left behind many people. I saw Linkin Park once. The 2004 Projekt Revolution Tour. One of the best shows … Continue reading

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2016 ~Fin~

2016 is now behind us and I think we’re all ready to get things going in a positive direction. I ended the year being sick for more than a month, first with kidney stones and then a stomach virus that … Continue reading

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KoRn – The Serenity of Suffering

Not many bands make three albums let alone 12. Not many bands stay together, and stay popular, for more than a few years let alone 22. Korn has weathered the storms of the music industry and personal strife and somehow … Continue reading

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Korn- A Different World

Was expecting a much different track so this one has grown on me with each listen. It’s got a real Untouchables vibe with the bending out of key. Slower, pounding groove that changes tempo. Subtle use of Corey in the chorus, … Continue reading

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We Were Promised Jetpacks

I love these guys. Recorded in 2012 I think, in support of their 2nd full-length album In the Pit of the Stomach.

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The oral history of recording “Korn”

From Rollling Stone. A great read! Talks to all five founding members and producer Ross Robinson about recording the first Korn record 20 years ago.

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Korn Bio: Ray Luzier

Raymond Lee Luzier Born June 14, 1970 in West Newton , Pennsylvania. Drummer (2007-Present) Located about an hour from Pittsburgh, Ray grew up on a 118 acre farm. Ray’s passion for music is an innate one, first feeling the urge … Continue reading

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Korn Bio: David Silveria

David Randall Silveria Born September 21, 1972 in San Leandro, CA Drummer (1993-2006) The youngest of the band, David was just a kid when he first met Munky and Fieldy. Two small bands that Fieldy and Head were in had … Continue reading

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Korn Bio: Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Howsmon Davis Born January 18, 1971 in  Bakersfield, CA Singer The blood of musicians flow through Davis’ veins. Jonathan picked up his talents from his father, Rick, who was a keyboardist for Buck Owens and Frank Zappa. Music was … Continue reading

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Korn Bio: James “Munky” Shaffer

James Christian Shaffer Born on June 6th, 1970 in Rosedale, CA Guitar James “Munky” Shaffer, like the other founding members of Korn grew up in Bakersfield, California. As with most people living in Bakersfield, he wanted out. Munky saw that … Continue reading

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Korn Bio: Reggie “Fieldy” Arvizu

Reginald Quincy Arvizu Born November 2, 1969 in Los Angeles, CA. Bass Fieldy’s path to be a musician was set in motion from the day he was born. His father was a musician and toured with bands when Fieldy was … Continue reading

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Korn bio: Brian “Head” Welch

Brian Phillip Welch Born June 19th 1970 in Torrance, CA. Guitar Head started playing the guitar when he just 10 years old. His first was a Peavey Mystic, which made anyone who held it look like they could rock. Head … Continue reading

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