Tag Archives: James “Munky” Shaffer

KoRn’s Munky returns to the stage after recovering from COVID-19

Posted by on September 22, 2021

  KoRn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer was forced to sit out on a few KoRn shows after testing positive for COVID-19. Shaffer was temporarily replaced by guitarist Brian “Head” Welch’s Love And Death Bandmate, J.R. Bareis. Munky made his official return this past Saturday (18th) at Germania Insurance Amphitheater in Del Valle, Texas. Where the […]

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Korn’s Munky will miss shows after testing positive for Covid-19

Posted by on September 10, 2021

  Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement the band said, “Unfortunately, Munky has tested positive for COVID,” KORN said in a statement. “He is doing OK, but he will not be playing some of our upcoming shows. The tour is going on as scheduled despite these circumstances, and […]

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Grey Daze share “B12” music video feat. Korn guitarists to honor Chester Bennington

Posted by on June 15, 2020

  Grey Daze have released a new music video, “B12” featuring Korn guitarists James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch. The video pays honor to the late Chester Bennington as it marks the 3 year anniversary of his death. Grey Daze drummer Sean Dowdell expressed his thoughts on the video: “Everything we’ve done surrounding the upcoming release […]

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KoRn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer to miss five shows on current tour; fill-in announced

Posted by on August 5, 2019

KoRn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer is forced to sit out for the group’s upcoming shows starting tomorrow (6th) up until the 11th in order for him to be home with his wife as they are expecting the birth of their daughter, “any day now.” JR Bareis, who is a member of Brian “Head” Welch’s project […]

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Watch Korn’s James “Munky” Shaffer join Hyro the Hero onstage in LA for “Devil In Disguise”

Posted by on December 6, 2018

KoRn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer joined Hyro the Hero onstage earlier this week (4th) during Hyro’s performance at the Viper Room in Los Angeles, CA. Shaffer’s surprise guest appearance was for the song “Devil In Disguise,” taken from Hyro’s latest effort Flagged Channel.

Check out the fan-filmed clip below:

[via Revolver]

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Korn members, management comment on Deven Davis’ death

Posted by on August 20, 2018

In the wake of Deven Davis’ passing, members of Korn, as well as their management, have commented on her death. A cause of death hasn’t been revealed yet, but she’d suffered from drug and alcohol abuse throughout her marriage with Jonathan Davis.  So far, Davis’ fellow Korn bandmates Brian “Head” Welch and James “Munky” Shaffer […]

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Korn now managed by Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Posted by on July 26, 2016

Before Korn announced that they would be signing to Roadrunner, they promised a heavier album and said that people would be “surprised” by some of the partnerships the band has made. Last week, we heard “Rotting In Vain,” which lives up to the “heavy” part. And yesterday, the band announced that they would be joining […]

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Korn will release 20th anniversary photo book

Posted by on September 15, 2015

Korn has been around for quite a while already and if you were old enough to listen to their prime back in the 90’s, you’re probably excited about their most recent tour with Suicide Silence where they’ll perform their debut self-titled album in its entirety. If that wasn’t enough to tickle your nostalgia bone, the […]

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Jonathan Davis of Korn teams up with Big and Rich to make country music

Posted by on May 28, 2015

According to a recent Instagram post, Korn frontman Jonathan Davis may be delving into some previously untouched territory with his next musical endeavor. Davis posted a studio photo with the caption: “Working with Big and Rich on a country music project #Bakersfieldsound.” Big and Rich took to their Instagram to share a photo with Davis […]

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Slipknot join KoRn to cover Beastie Boys

Posted by on January 25, 2015

Gentlemen, start your “aged white men rapping” jokes. Friday, January 23 was the London, England date of the European leg of Slipknot’s “Prepare For Hell” Tour at the Wembley Arena. Before the show, KoRn – who is the primary opening act on the tour – teased the possibility that they might be collaborating with their headliners for a […]

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