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Korn: Fieldy ‘Wasn’t Quite Ready’ to go back on tour, according to Munky

Posted by on June 27, 2022


Hellfest, Clisson, France: Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer was asked about the current status of the band’s bassist, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu.

Fieldy announced last year that he would sit out Korn’s ongoing tour in order to “heal” after “falling back” on some of his “bad habits.”

Munky said about Fieldy:

“He needed a little time at home with his family to kind of regroup. We decided we were gonna make a record during the pandemic and use that time constructively. And once the pandemic was over and we were ready to go back on the road, he wasn’t quite ready to do that yet. So the rest of us were anxious to get back in front of our fans and play for everybody.”

Earlier in the month you may remember, we told you that Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch had “been in contact” with Fieldy.

Welsh said, “I just e-mailed him the other day, so we’re gonna get together and talk to him, see how he’s doing, see where his head is at, after this tour. Me and Munk were just talking about it. We love him, we’ve been in communication with him, and we’ll see.”

A year ago, Fieldy broke the news of his absence from Korn’s summer tour in a social media update:

“To all Korn fans worldwide. The past 6 years I’ve been dealing with some personal issues that at times have caused me to fall back on some of my bad habits and has caused some tension with the people around me. It’s been suggested to me to take some time off to heal. I’m going to respect what was asked of me and take that time. Unfortunately you will not see me on stage with my band. I will be working towards getting the bad habits out of my system. In the meantime I will be staying creative to keep my mind & soul in a good place.

“I’m thankful for all of your support, patience & understanding as we all have something that we deal with.

“Jonathan, Munky, Ray and Head, I love you and I don’t want to bring any tension or bad vibes to the circle.”

Korn’s Requiem was released on February 4 via Loma Vista Recordings.

Stay tuned for updates right here!

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Watch as Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong says that he is ‘Renouncing’ U.S. citizenship after Roe v. Wade repeal

Posted by on June 27, 2022

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong says that he is “renouncing” his American citizenship following the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal Roe v. Wade. During the Green Day show on Friday in London, United Kingdom, Armstrong said this: “Fuck America. I’m fucking renouncing my citizenship. I’m fucking coming here. There’s just too much fucking stupid in […]

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Volbeat announces 2022 European tour With Skindred, Napalm Death And Bad Wolves this fall

Posted by on June 27, 2022

  Volbeat has announced a European headlining tour for the fall. Skindred, Napalm Death and Bad Wolves will be providing support. Says Volbeat: “VOLFAM!!! Finally after so much time away, we’re thrilled to be able to bring a proper Volbeat headline tour to our friends across Europe and the UK, starting in October. We are […]

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Styx, Tesla, and Loverboy set to headline RokIsland Fest, Key West in 2023

Posted by on June 27, 2022

  RokIsland Fest 2023 in Key West, Florida returns January 17 through 21. This second annual RokIsland festival will again be hosted by legendary rock personality Eddie Trunk. This year, an additional day of music has been added to its schedule in order to fit more iconic rock acts into the event. Styx, Tesla, Loverboy, […]

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Heavy Metal in Video Games – a personal Top 10 list

Posted by on June 27, 2022

  Music and video games have a storied history, much like music in movies. It’s hard to imagine games without their unique, distinctive soundtracks these days. While it all started from humble beginnings in the form of simple 8-bit and 16-bit songs (that still kicked a lot of butt), nowadays, we’ve heard it all in […]

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