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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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Korn’s Head says he relates to Tim Lambesis

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch would probably know something about forgiveness. Having denounced the band he’d co-founded in 2005 and stating that he was a born again Christian, he returned to the  band last year. And in his column on Loudwire, he stated that he feels like Tim Lambesis, another Christian artist (since lapsed) deserves a […]

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And the winners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Awards are…

Posted by on April 24, 2014

Tonight, the sixth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place in L.A. While the show is still streaming live online, we now know every band and musician who is taking home a Golden God with them tonight. And let’s just say Slayer’s opening set and Nicolas Cage presenting Axl Rose the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 2/28: Our Predictions For The 2014 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 28, 2014

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Yup, it’s that time of year again. The nominees for the 6th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced this week. Thus, the Metal Insider […]

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Guns N’ Roses to headline Golden Gods Awards; Nominees anounced

Posted by on February 26, 2014

The always-polarizing Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show presented by Epiphone has been announced for Wednesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, and they’ve got some pretty legitimate acts playing this time around. Guns N’ Roses will headline the sixth annual event, with Axl Rose (aka the band’s only original member) receiving the ‘Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement’ Award. […]

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Lineup For Next Chi Cheng Benefit Show Revealed

Posted by on November 19, 2010

P.O.D., Head, Hoobastank and many more have been confirmed to be on board for a new benefit show for Deftones’ bassist Chi Cheng. Though the event is in the works to be expanded into multiple nights, the only confirmed date so far is January 15 and will take place at the Slidebar in Fullerton, CA.

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