Triumph Through Tragedy: Korn Descend Into The Nothing
Born from the pain of unimaginable tragedy, The Nothing might just be Korn’s most personal – and personally important – record yet. But as Jonathan Davis’ world fell apart, the ties that bind his band have remained stronger than ever, some three decades on…
Elsewhere in the issue, A Day To Remember frontman Jeremy McKinnon exclusively introduces you to the era of You’re Welcome, while Laura Jane Grace and Frank Iero go record shopping, metalcore’s hottest name Wage War face up to the pressure of the spotlight, and Pixies’ Frank Black goes under the K! Interview spotlight.
In the reviews section, pop-punk pioneers blink-182 look inward on their more mature ninth album, while Sleeping With Sirens head to rockier waters on album six. On the live front, Foo Fighters, twenty one pilots, A Day To Remember and more bring the rock to Reading Festival, Cali punk hedonists Plague Vendor party hard in London, and U.S. metalcore heroes Of Mice & Men blow the doors off The Underworld.
All this and more is available in the new issue of Kerrang!, which you can get anywhere in the world through Kerrang.Newsstand.co.uk. But for UK residents, it hits the shops on Wednesday, September 4 from all good newsagents.
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