Brian 'Head' Welch: Korn have "got some really exciting news coming out" soon

Korn's Head tells Kerrang! that the band have been "working on some stuff", and "are hopefully going to make an announcement pretty soon".

Brian 'Head' Welch: Korn have "got some really exciting news coming out" soon
Luke Morton
Jonathan Weiner

While Brian 'Head' Welch is currently busy focussing on the return of Love And Death, the guitarist/vocalist has revealed to Kerrang! that he's been "visiting Korn off and on since last summer", and the Bakersfield nu-metal titans should have some exciting news to announce pretty soon.

“I asked the manager, because I’m doing Love And Death but I know people are going to ask me about Korn, and he said, ‘Just tell them the truth. Tell them that you’ve been getting together with them, you’re working on some stuff, and that we’ve got some really exciting news coming out,’” Head teases. “I think we’re gonna make some kind of announcement pretty soon, and that’s pretty much all I can say.”

The musician adds of how the pandemic has motivated artists to use their unexpected downtime wisely and be creative: “I think it’s no secret that every band is getting together and there’s probably going to be a lot of records coming out.

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“We’ve been throwing ideas back and forth, but it’s been hard because of the pandemic and whatnot because Munky [James Shaffer, guitar] lives in Los Angeles – right in the thick of it. One in five people has it there. Thank god Munky has not got it, he lives with his wife and her family, and his mother-in-law, they’ve gotta be careful with her.

“It’s been really crazy, but we managed to get together and we’re deciding what we’re gonna do, but we’re coming up with some cool ideas and are hopefully going to make an announcement pretty soon.”

Korn released their 13th studio album The Nothing in 2019. Love And Death's new LP Perfectly Preserved is due out on February 12 – check out their latest single, White Flag, below:

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