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

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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

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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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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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Korn’s Munky Unveils Fear and the Nervous System Documentary

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Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer has taken his experimental rock side project on the road for the first time, playing two shows over the weekend in California. He has also unveiled a documentary on the project (watch below).

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Korn’s Munky to Take Fear and the Nervous System on the Road

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Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has been involved with his side project, Fear and the Nervous System, for a few years now, and finally audiences will get a chance to see the band in person.

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Korn Members – Stage Name Origins

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The dudes from Korn have some pretty random nicknames. Bassist Reginald Quincy Arvizu was given the name "Fieldy" after a massive real-life game of Chinese whispers.

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Korn Guitarist Munky Open to Welcoming Back Brian ‘Head’ Welch to the Band

James ‘Munky’ Shaffer
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Brian 'Head' Welch joined Korn live onstage for the first time in seven years on May 5 -- playing 'Blind' with the band at the Carolina Rebellion festival in Rockingham, N.C.  Now, it seems like a more permanent reunion may be a possibility. In a new interview, Korn guitarist James 'Munky' Shaffer revealed that he, and perhaps the entire band, is open to the idea.

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Korn Guitarist James ‘Munky’ Shaffer and Wife Expecting Child

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James 'Munky' Shaffer of Korn has much to celebrate, as the guitarist and his wife Evis Xheneti are expecting their first child together in November.

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Korn’s Munky Dishes on ‘The Path of Totality,’ the State of Rock Music + More

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Korn's Munky on New Album and the State of Rock

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Korn Guitarist Munky Reflects on Kicking Boy Bands to the Curb on ‘TRL’

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For those of us who rushed home from school each day to catch MTV's 'Total Request Live,' we know all too well about the dominance of the '90s boy band craze. Each and every week for six months, the Backstreet Boys and N*Sync populated the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on the request show - consistently leaving Korn to linger at No. 3. 

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