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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 to hang with Fieldy

Posted by on June 21, 2022

  Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch spoke to Kerrang! Radio about the status of the band’s bassist, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu. Fieldy announced in June 2021 that he would sit out Korn’s ongoing tour in order to “heal” after “falling back” on some of his “bad habits.” Welch said about Fieldy: “We’ve been in contact with […]

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Jonathan Davis talks about his least favorite KoRn song

Posted by on March 10, 2022

  KoRn released Follow The Leader in 1998. The album became huge for the band as the carved a path of nu metal. The album exposed the world to “Freak On A Leash” But, as lead singer Jonathan Davis will tell you, they can’t all be gems. Case in point, Davis points to “All In […]

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KoRn’s Jonathan Davis will appear in new horror film ‘The Devil’s Tree’

Posted by on November 1, 2021

  KoRn frontman, Jonathan Davis, will appear in the upcoming Joshua Petrino directed horror film, The Devil’s Tree. Davis has the moniker of “The Pet” and will portray the villain in the film which also stars Kate Schlagle, Bryan Manly Davis among others. Here are the plot basics, “After visiting a landmark tree rumored to […]

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Jonathan Davis of Korn shares unboxing video of his Funko Pop! figure

Posted by on October 28, 2021

  A short video of Korn’s Jonathan Davis unboxing his Funko Pop! figure can be seen below. Korn’s frontman said, “When they came to me, we came up with the packaging, the box and the look for this little guy, ’cause we wanted to start it off where it all began. This is around 1997, […]

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Jonathan Davis contributes to exclusive song for ‘Elex II’ video game

Posted by on June 17, 2021

  The game Elex II is arriving soon on PC, Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The game will feature a song by KoRn’s Jonathan Davis. The frontman has written and recorded “Elex” Elex II is the sequel to Elex which is a post-apocalyptic science fantasy video game with huge environments […]

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Jonathan Davis explains creating the KoRn logo in new video

Posted by on January 19, 2021

  Frontman Jonathan Davis teamed up with Revolver on a new video discussing the creation of the KoRn logo. Davis explains how he and the band came up with the idea and meaning behind the self-titled album art. He also shares how some managers still wanted to change the logo years later. Watch the video […]

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KoRn’s Jonathan Davis releases country version of solo track “What It Is”

Posted by on October 1, 2020

  KoRn’s Jonathan Davis has been recently showing his country side. Today (1st), the singer released a country version of his song “What It Is.” The track is originally from his debut solo album, 2018’s Black Labyrinth. This past July, the group unveiled a cover of The Charlie Daniels Band hit, “The Devil Went Down […]

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KoRn’s Jonathan Davis gives details about pre-fame meth abuse, childhood asthma

Posted by on September 22, 2020

    KoRn frontman Jonathan Davis made an appearance on ‘Steve-O’s Wild Ride!’ podcast recently, giving some insight into his early years, as well as some insight into the band’s 27-year career.  Notably, Davis shed some light on his pre-fame meth abuse. Said Davis (as transcribed by Ultimate Guitar), “I started doing meth when I […]

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KoRn’s Jonathan Davis talks about losing his wife & mom in 5th Docuseries episode

Posted by on December 19, 2019

KoRn has been dropping episodes of a new Docuseries about their latest album The Nothing. The latest episode talks about Jonathan Davis losing both his mother and wife during the making of this record and the emotional toll it had. Watch Episode 5 below! Korn dropped The Nothing back in September. Pick up your copy here if you haven’t […]

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