Korn guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch talks in an interview and reveals “Jonathan started falling in love with heavy music again.”
Brian Welch just spoke with Jave Patterson about the band’s aggressive past. And also how they stay relevant to a new generation of listeners while they still speaking to the audience that fell in love with the band back in the late ’90s. Korn has a new album out and titled “The Nothing”, released in September 2019. This is the follow-up to their 2016’s “The Serenity of Suffering” album and Brian Head replied:
“Well, there’s a lot of other things in life that can go wrong. And when you have money, it’s not like everything’s perfect. Like, our latest record, our singer’s [Jonathan Davis] wife passed away during the writing of the record, so that’s where we got the angst for the last record [‘The Nothing’].
Then Korn guitarist added:
The couple of records, before that, when I just rejoined and everything, it was him really getting his aggressions out on the fact that she was very sick and she was a massive addict. Then we were writing songs a lot about that. The dude is a tortured soul, man. I’m telling you. In order to be Jonathan Davis, he needs to go through all this trauma. But all of us in life go through shit, so that’s what we’ve done with our band – is process pain.”
Korn‘s latest “The Nothing” album released on September 13th, 2019. You can listen to the Brian Welch full interview below.