David Silveria Is ‘Sorry’ He’s Not Involved in Korn’s 20th Anniversary Celebration of Debut Album
Silveria, who parted ways with Korn in 2006, had opened a dialogue with fans on Facebook back in August of 2013 about Korn's song 'Never Never' before things spun off into a discussion about the playing styles of himself and current drummer Ray Luzier. Silveria stated that he was more of a funk and groove drummer than Luzier whereas the current stickman was more of a heavy metal drummer.
Later in the conversation, he stated that he had made it clear that he would come back to the band and "restore the groove." After some time had passed, Silveria headed back online to clarify his comments and revealed that he had made several attempts to return to the band, but to no avail.
When asked about Silveria's overtures to return to the band, frontman Jonathan Davis told Metal Hammer in an interview, "I don't wanna say any negative stuff, but where we're at right now is perfect and Ray is an amazing drummer. He fits in good and doesn't have any typical drummer's complexes."
Months passed after that discussion made headlines, but Silveria felt the need to address it again with the passing of the 20th anniversary of Korn's self-titled album over the weekend. His comments can be read below:
To all the korn fans around the world I want to thank you with all of my heart for all of the success:) Without the fans Korn would just be a hobby. As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of our debut release I can't believe it's been 20 long years. I'm sorry to all of the fans that I couldn't be there on tour to celebrate the anniversary but that's just the way it goes. I can't tell you all how much I appreciate all of the support from the fans around the world. To you I say thank you from the bottom of my heart. God bless you all:)
Jonathan Davis did reveal in a recent interview that Korn are planning to revisit the self-titled disc in its entirety during upcoming live performances. The band will kick off a trek with Slipknot in late October, but it is unclear whether those shows will find the band performing the 1994 album in full.
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