Korn bassist Fieldy announces hiatus from the band
Korn bassist Fieldy has announced that he’ll be taking some time off from the band and will be missing their upcoming live dates.
The musician – real name Reginald Arvizu – made the announcement on social media yesterday (June 21), writing to fans in a statement that he has, in the last few years, fallen “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,” he explains. “I’m going to respect what was asked of me and take that time. Unfortunately you will not see me onstage with my band.”
On a more positive note, Fieldy adds that during this hiatus, “I will be staying creative to keep my mind and soul in a good place.”
Read the full statement below:
“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 onstage 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 also shared the following: “We love and support our brother, Fieldy. Health and family always comes first.”
Korn are set to hit the road with Staind very soon at the following:
5 West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
7 Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
8 Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
10 Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
11 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
13 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
14 Scranton, PA – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
17 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
18 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
20 Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
21 Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
24 Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
25 Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
27 Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre — Chicago, IL
28 Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center
31 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
2 Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
3 Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
5 St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre — St. Louis, MO
6 Bonner Springs, KS – Azura Amphitheater
9 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
11 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
12 Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
14 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
15 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
18 Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
19 Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
21 Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
23 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life* (festival date)
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