Yesterday we reported the very sad news that former Korn touring guitarist Shane Gibson passed away at the age of 35. Gibson had taken over live guitar duties for the band from 2007 to 2010 following Brian 'Head' Welch's exit from the group.
Congrats to Korn, who saved their best for last en route to joining the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame. The band's song 'Spike in My Veins' earned its most decisive victory in its final matchup against Escape the Fate's 'One for the Money' to become the latest Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame inductee.
Korn are riding a career upswing at the moment, due in part to the success of 'The Paradigm Shift' album. The news just keeps getting better for the band, as they're set to appear as co-headliners of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
Korn guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch is getting ready to pen his latest book. The memoir, which will be the fourth book of Welch's personal bibliography, will focus on the eight years he was away from Korn -- a period of time Welch calls his "wilderness years."
Korn have bested four prior opponents with their current single 'Spike in My Veins,' but do they have what it takes to complete their run to the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame? The hard-rocking track has been a favorite of fans so far, but they advanced with the narrowest of escapes over Avenged Sevenfold's 'Shepherd of Fire.'
You'll want to start booking travel for Wisconsin this summer. That's because the lineup for this year's Rock USA festival has been unveiled and it definitely rocks. The event, which will be held July 16-19 at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wis., features such big name acts as Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and more.
Korn's Cage Match win streak has hit three and the band is just two victories away from making the Cage Match Hall of Fame with their latest single, 'Spike in My Veins.' The band bested Linkin Park's 'Guilty All the Same' in their most recent match-up and the hard-hitting, thought-provoking song will now move on to face a new opponent.
Korn guitarist's Brian 'Head' Welch famously left the band to embrace his Christian beliefs, but now bassist Fieldy is showing his faith by apparently getting a tattoo of a crucifix the left side of his face.
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