Korn: the book ‘Every Album, Every Song’ expected in November


A new book exploring every song by KORNthe extensive return catalog will be released on November 25 via Sonicbond editions.

From Bakersfield, California, KORN launched into an unsuspecting world with his self-titled debut album in 1994, featuring tracks such as “Blind” and “Clown” laying the foundations for what would become the “nu metal” movement. In 1998, the third album of the quintet, “Follow the guide” debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 and went on to sell over ten million copies worldwide, and in the United States, it was certified five times platinum. A little over a year later, fourth album “Problems” sold 575,000 copies in its first week of release and beat Dr. Dre‘s “2001” and Celine Dion‘s “All the way … A decade of song” in the coveted n ° 1 place on Billboardthe biggest list of mainstream albums.

Combining a fierce heavy metal assault that incorporated elements of hip-hop, groove and more, KORN debuted with the range of Jonathan davis (voice), Brian “Head” Welch (guitar), James “Munky” Shaffer (guitar), Regi “Champ” Arvizu (bass) and David Silveria (battery), the only change seen today Ray luzier now play the drums.

The group has released thirteen studio albums since their formation in 1993, the latest being the critically acclaimed 2019. “Nothingness”. Having sold over 40 million records worldwide, songs such as “Freak on a leash”, “I have life”, “Fallen away from me” and “Here to stay” were firmly etched into heavy metal folklore.

Written by British author Matt Karpe, “Korn: every album, every song” start with the group “The spirit of Neidermayer” demo from 1993, which was produced by an unknown at the time Ross robinson, and goes up to and including “Nothingness” in 2019. Dissect the structure of the songs and detail the stories behind the lyrics and topic, Karpe leaves no stone unturned as he digs deep to cover not only all of the tracks on the album, but also B-sides, standalone singles, unreleased material and songs that have only ever appeared on soundtracks. movies and games. Also acts as a detailed biography of KORNthe career of and each member of the group, this book is a must for all KORN Fans.

Karpe is a music journalist and author. Earlier in 2021, he published the book “Nu Metal: A Definitive Guide”, his fourth book in total, which documents the entire movement and features exclusive interviews with members of bands such as CHARCOAL CHAMBER, NON-POINT, GLANDERS, thorn shank, TASKS, TAPROOT, and extraordinary record producer Ross robinson. He is based in Cambridgeshire, UK

“Korn: every album, every song” will be released in the UK on November 25, followed by America and the rest of the world on January 28, 2022. You can pre-order the book now via Amazon, as well as by people like Barnes & Noble and Walmart (United States), more Water stones and WH Smith (UK).

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