Tag Archives: James “Munky” Shaffer

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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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Things we learned from Korn’s Mayhem Fest press conference

Posted by on August 5, 2014

When we arrived at the press tent for Mayhem Fest’s stop in Camden, NJ last Friday (August 1), we weren’t expecting to be part of a surprise Korn press conference. Yet suddenly there we were, sitting less than two feet away from guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer and drummer Ray Luzier along with about half a […]

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Korn and Avenged Sevenfold to co-headline Mayhem Fest? Looks like it

Posted by on January 30, 2014

We’re roughly five to six months away from when Mayhem Fest typically hits the road. So naturally rumors about who’ll be playing the touring festival start to heat up by this point. However, Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer may have just leaked this year’s co-headliners. During a recent NAMM booth signing, The New American Media […]

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Korny Drama: David Silveria Calls Fieldy “Cowardly Little Bitch”

Posted by on December 20, 2013

It’s been well documented that David Silveria’s relationship with his former members in Korn is not good to put it mildly. In case you weren’t convince of that, though, the ex-Korn drummer took to his Facebook account to once again unload on his former bandmates, taking aim at Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu. It all started when […]

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Rob Zombie and Korn take Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil?” Head On

Posted by on November 14, 2013

[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j53rn8rfsC4[/youtube] We’ve all heard Metallica’s version of Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil?” Finally, now we get to hear a fresh take on the classic. This past Sunday, Korn guitarists James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch joined Rob Zombie on stage to surprise the South Dakota crowd with their version of the song. Rob […]

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Korn Will Be Undergoing A ‘Paradigm Shift’ On New Record

Posted by on July 10, 2013

Korn will be changing gears on their upcoming album, which the band confirmed will be called Paradigm Shift. That is, changing gears back from their last album Path of Totality, on which they changed gears to incorporate dubstep into their music. But this time, the dubstep is out and former guitarist Brian “Head” Welch is back in. […]

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Korn’s Munky Optimistic About Permanent Reunion With Brian “Head” Welch

Posted by on December 4, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36psOYjhJAQ[/youtube] Last month, Korn announced that former guitarist Brian “Head” Welch will perform with them at Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park in Nürburgring and Nürnberg, Germany this coming June. Though only two shows have been confirmed so far, this “reunion” has made many fans ask whether this will lead Welch to permanently rejoining […]

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Korn Guitarist’s New Project With Members Of Faith No More And Bad Religion Debut New Song

Posted by on June 30, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cT-aHMHtnM[/youtube] Korn’s James “Munky” Shaffer has been working on the debut album of his new project Fear And The Nervous System since 2008. Over the past few years though, we haven’t heard anything from the guitarist’s new group, which also features Faith No More bassist Billy Gould, Repeater vocalist Steve Krolikowski, Bad Religion Drummer Brooks […]

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Video: Korn Performs With Skrillex At Coachella

Posted by on April 18, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92OyoJjT_Lc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Last week, Korn debuted their collaboration with DJ Skrillex. The song “Get Up” has since been made available as a free download. Shortly after, the two acts made their live debut together as well. Korn’s Jonathan Davis and James “Munky” Shaffer joined Skrillex on stage during the DJ’s set at this past weekend’s Coachella Festival. […]

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