KORN Announce North American Tour; ASKING ALEXANDRIA, LOVE AND DEATH To Support
August 21, 2013, 5 years ago
Grammy Award-winning multiplatinum hard rock innovators KORN--Jonathan Davis (Vocals), James “Munky” Shaffer (Guitar), Brian "Head" Welch (Guitar), Reggie "Fieldy" Arvizu (Bass) and Ray Luzier (Drums)--have announced dates for their upcoming US tour (full itinerary below) leading into the release of their 11th studio album, The Paradigm Shift, in stores and via digital retailers on October 8th on Prospect Park. The tour--with support from ASKING ALEXANDRIA and LOVE AND DEATH--launches in Philadelphia, PA on September 26th and heads west where the band will finish up in Las Vegas on October 12th. Select venues are announced today with the remainder to be revealed soon.
So far in 2013 the rock luminaries have headlined the sold-out Rock On The Range Festival (over 40,000 in Columbus, OH) and Rocklahoma Festival, played coveted main stage spots at Download (UK), Rock am Ring (Germany) and Rock im Park (Germany) and toured Europe. They look forward to taking the new material on the road.
“These shows are for the diehards. Can’t wait to play the new songs from ‘TPS’ and expect some surprise blasts from the past too because Head’s back!” says front man Jonathan Davis.
The band recently premiered their lyric video for the lead single—‘Never Never’ from the new album. Look for a full-on video to be revealed soon.
The Paradigm Shift marks the emotional return of co-founding guitarist Brian "Head" Welch for his first album with Korn since 2003's Take A Look In The Mirror, and it serves as the follow-up to the band’s 2011 dubstep metal hybrid, The Path Of Totality, which debuted Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. The Paradigm Shift is also Korn’s first time working with super producer Don Gilmore (LINKIN PARK’s The Hybrid Theory) who recorded the album with the band at Buck Owens' studio in their original hometown Bakersfield and at Los Angeles's famed NRG Recording Studios.
Korn tour dates:
September26 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
27 – New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom
28 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
30 – Toronto, ON – TBD
October1 – Detroit, MI – TBD
2 – Chicago, IL – The Riviera Theatre
3 – Minneapolis, MN – TBD
10 – Los Angeles, CA – TBD
12 – Las Vegas, NV – TBD
For more info visit Korn.com.