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New Korn album details released

New Korn album details released

According to RollingStone.com, Korn's new album will be titled The Paradigm Shift and is ste for release on October 1.

Singer Jonathan Davis told Rolling Stone that substance-abuse issues had an impact on the the album's songwriting process.

"The whole writing process I was on autopilot," Davis said. "It was weird -- I moved into the studio. I stayed there for four months, I only came home on weekends. I moved my boys in with me, so I had my kids with me the whole time. It was an interesting creative space," he says. "It was stream-of-consciousness -- so many songs I don't know what the f--- I'm talking about. I didn't really have to try to write, it just came out. It was really kind of magic. I don't know how the hell I did it. I was so f---ed up from coming off all that medicine, and I feel so good about the record. When I look back now, I'm like, 'Wow, how did I come up with this s---?'"

The album will be the first with original guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch since 2005.

"I'm a metalhead," Welch said. "I love rock music, and I came here just wanting to do the old Korn vibe, but with a new twist. Me and [fellow guitarist] 'Munky' [James Shaffer] haven't been playing guitar together for eight years, so we came in just wanting to jam out with the bass player Fieldy [Reginald Arvizu] and Ray [Luzier], our drummer. ... The end product is a really good mix of old Korn mixed with some new elements. It's got a fresh new Korn 2013 sound. And the melodies, the lyrics and the choruses on these songs are at a new level. It's my favorite album by Korn."

Read more: Rolling Stone

 

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