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HeAd’s KoRner: Head and Munky Rock ‘Am I Evil?’ With Rob Zombie

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Brian 'Head' Welch, guitarist for Korn and frontman of Love and Death, contributes a popular monthly column called 'HeAd's KoRner' to Loudwire. In his newest entry, Head checks in from Korn's co-headlining 'Night of the Living Dreads' tour with Rob Zombie and shares details and video (watch above) of a special moment that happened onstage. Check out Brian 'Head' Welch's latest edition of 'Head's Korner.'

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Jonathan Davis + James ‘Munky’ Shaffer Talk Overcoming Creative Differences in Korn

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Korn’s new album ‘The Paradigm Shift’ has been out for about a month and the band has been making the rounds to talk all about it. One major topic that keeps coming up is what it was like to work with guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch again and overcoming the obstacles of creative differences after a ten year break. In a recent interview on the ‘Sixx Sense’ radio show, hosted by Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx, Korn frontman Jonathan Davis and guitarist James ‘Munky’ Shaffer weigh in on just that.

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Korn’s Munky + Ray Luzier Play Wikipedia Fact or Fiction: Nicknames, Injuries + More

Munky and Ray Luzier of Korn
Loudwire

We recently sat down with Munky and Ray Luzier of Korn for an exclusive video interview. We caught up with the pair outside their New York City hotel before their show at Roseland Ballroom that night and the two rockers talked about a bunch of different topics while setting the record straight with a round of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?'

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Korn’s Jonathan Davis + James ‘Munky’ Shaffer Open Up About the Return of Brian ‘Head’ Welch

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Korn recently welcomed the return of guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch to the lineup after he quit the band seven years ago. Now, members of the band are opening up with their personal thoughts on the reunion with Welch and why it just seemed natural.

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Korn Guitarists Munky + Head Discuss New Album, ‘Secret’ Reunion + More

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Korn fans have had a lot to be thankful for lately with Brian 'Head' Welch's return to the band after an eight-year break and news that that their "best album ever" is completed. We discussed those things and more with the band's guitarists, Munky and Head, in our exclusive interview with the duo at Rock on the Range.

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Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch + James ‘Munky’ Shaffer Discuss Head’s ‘Effortless’ Return + New Album

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

These are the best of times for Korn, who have reunited with guitarist Brian "Head" Welch both onstage and in the studio. Loudwire met up with Head and fellow Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer on the Revolver Golden Gods Black Carpet and discussed reviving the onetime dynamic and how it feels to renew the personal and professional relationship. Check out out interview with the Korn guitarists below:

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Evis Xheneti – Hottest Rockstar Wives

Facebook / Publicity Still / Getty Images
Facebook / Publicity Still / Getty Images

Korn guitarist James 'Munky' Shaffer scored himself a bombshell of a wife last year, as the nu-metaller married Albanian-American actress and model Evis Xheneti. The couple tied the knot on Jan. 2, 2012, committing their lives to each other in a Paris ceremony.

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Korn Guitarist Munky Optimistic for Permanent Reunion With Brian ’Head’ Welch

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

It’s no secret many Korn fans were bummed when Brian ‘Head’ Welch left the band, but he is set to reunite with the group for a couple of shows in 2013 after playing a one-off gig at the Carolina Rebellion festival this past year. 'Head' is set to join Korn for their dates at next year’s German rock festivals Rock am Ring and Rock im Park. The gigs will be his first full sets with the band since 2004.

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Korn Guitarist James ‘Munky’ Shaffer and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

James ‘Munky’ Shaffer
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

For fans of Korn, we've got some big news. And for fans of Baby Korn, we've got even bigger news! It's time to light up a cigar for Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer and his wife Evis, who just added a new member to their family. Son D'Angelo DraXon Shaffer was welcomed into the world Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Korn’s Munky Says Next Album Features More Guitar, Less Dubstep

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Korn may have revitalized their career somewhat with the dubstep heavy 'The Path of Totality' album, but what does that mean for their next disc? Guitarist James "Munky' Shaffer tells the Phoenix New Times that he envisions the return of more guitar-heavy music, though electronics will still factor in.

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