Korn (stylized as KoЯn
) is an American nu metal
band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band is notable for pioneering the nu metal genre and bringing it into the mainstream. Originally formed in 1993 by three members of the band L.A.P.D.
, Korn's current lineup features founding members James "Munky" Shaffer (rhythm guitar), Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu (bass), Brian "Head
" Welch (lead guitar, backing vocals), and Jonathan Davis
(lead vocals, bagpipes), with the addition of Ray Luzier (drums) in 2007, replacing the band's first drum… read more