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After 10 Years, Korn Hasn't Gone Stale

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Bob Gendron of the Chicago Tribune reviewed Korn's concert on Friday (November 26) at the Aragon Ballroom. Gendron writes, "Angst has always pervaded popular music, but few groups have tapped it more successfully than Korn, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary and touring behind its first greatest-hits record. Such a release typically implies that the end is near. But unlike many of its contemporaries, Korn hasn't lost its appeal - Friday's concert sold out weeks in advance, and the quintet's energy suggested anything but that of an artist resting on its laurels."

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1. tattoocreator writes:

what the f*** - they f***ers remade a pink floyd song - they aren't going stale - they have fossilised.

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 12:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Melkor writes:

So what Korn made a cover? It's not like they copied over the master tape of the orig.
Take it easy.

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 2:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. a writes:

their cover sucks

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 5:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Paul writes:

ahhh... How I laugh when I hear you guys b**** on this site with every band that has made it big... I used to hate Korn... they still aren't my favorite band... but i love their covers and their past couple of cds... I've seen them live a few times now and I agree... they are still rockin great... and for the rest of you who hate life and everyone that makes music... please keep b****ing because I love listening to you complain about your views... you sound so sad and dissapointed with the world... but i'm happy and strangly find pleasure in your pain :)

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 11:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. michael writes:

korn kicks a** no mater what they do
you all want a single now Fu**ers

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 2:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Godisonmyhitlist writes:

you are a b****. nuff said. you have it wrong my friend, b****es that like korn cry about how their mommies wouldn't buy them the latest video game or cd. do you know how much they discredited floyd with that godawful remnant of a song. but I won't be racist, I love "corn" it tastes good with butter. I mean c'mon, buttered corn-on-the-cob is where it's at b****. Hey everyone, I tried to be goth and I cut myself, it was fun, then I accidentally cut my p***s off. Any help would be appreciated. Hey another thing you f***splat of a piece of sh**e, "please keep b****ing because I love listening to you complain about your views" I don't b****, b****. I hate on everyone equally. now remember, it's down the road not across the street. die.

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 2:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. MadK writes:

Are you kidding me? Korn's been stale since "Life Is Peachy"

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 5:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ac666 writes:

Pretty much. You can't make a career out of, like, three riffs and slight variations up said three riffs.

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Chuck writes:

Agrees with MadK....

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. ryan writes:

f*** that sh**, Tool's been around 12 years and not only have they "not gone stale," they're getting even more incredible with each album.

# Dec 1, 2004 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. tattoocreator writes:

MadK is in to it! I remember hearing "Life is Peachy" for the first time and thinking that here is a band with some promise but the later efforts were way below par. Last few albums have been average to say the least.

# Dec 2, 2004 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. ok writes:

they keep selling records so some one likes them and as far as curent rock goes they sell the most how long that continues who knows but the masses still like them

# Dec 2, 2004 @ 12:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. ryan writes:

yeah i guess they've established quite the large cult following. They've stuck around for quite a while after MTV decided they weren't cool anymore. I still don't like the newer music but they've got a huge following.

# Dec 2, 2004 @ 1:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. lame_alias writes:

Korn sucks, but so do I, so it's a fit for me.

# Dec 2, 2004 @ 2:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. brian writes:

korn is one of the greatest bands ever!!!can't wait for their new album and a new dvd to be released next year

# Dec 4, 2004 @ 2:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. niggersdontlikerock writes:

You guys are all n*****s if your b****ing cuz korn is better than your cool kid garage bands f u c k you you fu_cksticks

# Dec 7, 2004 @ 2:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. MADK writes:

hahaha! what a fukkin retarded screename like most korntards! ^^^^^^^^^^^

# Dec 7, 2004 @ 4:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. @sic writes:

korn is a great f***ing band and their latest album is awesome as well
for 10 years they've been giving it up the a$$ to cheesy gaytards like you dumbkunt
now they're still playing soldout shows so give it up you korn hating dipsh**s - you're dead beat
game over!!

# Dec 7, 2004 @ 5:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. MadK writes:

sold out because lets see. Toured with Ozzfest, Lollapalooza, Project Revolution
with various rock acts and rap acts. Believe you me they couldn't do it by themselves!
So save you breath. Kornkunts!

# Dec 7, 2004 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. JB writes:

f*** all you f***ers who dis KoRn. They are one of the best bands ever, in fact in my opinion they are the best band ever. But don't get me wrong KoRn isn't the only band I like there's also: Gun's 'nn Roses, Soulfly, Ill nino, Slipknot, Nirvvana, and the list goes on and on.But when Ifirst heard KoRn which was two years about two years ago I knew there was something different about them something better that they had ad other bands didn't. So what my point is ,is just shut your f*****g mouth about how much you don't like them.

If you don't have ahything nice to say, don't say anything at all,
f***ERS!
-JB

# Dec 8, 2004 @ 10:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. PorcupineOpeth99 writes:

Korn arent the most refined band in any way shape or form. But on their first outting, the self titled record, theose lyrics were unlike anything released on a major label. Dark, honest, scary, sincere, and furious. The bands sound was creepy and heavy and bizzare(at the time). It was also somewhat accessible. Covering PinkFloyd is also a bit odd, and their last record didnt impress quite as much as the others. However, their live performances are just as high energy as they were circa 1995 and more power to em for that. Lastly Korn are a benchmark band like Motley Crue, Van Halen, The Beatles, Metallica, Green Day, The Offspring, Nirvana etc....as in they were super popular and sold alot of albums for a time. Many of those fans arent quite so into Korn now, as their taste may have matured...BUT now many of those fans support Shadows Fall, Dillinger Escape Plan, Slayer, Morbid Angel, Deicide, Tool, Messhugah, Cradle of Filth, Strapping Young Lad, Naplam Death, Killswiych Engage etc. And supporting the new blood and the overlooked vets is what it's about....

# Dec 8, 2004 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. DerailTheTrain writes:

yeah, agree with longwinded guy above me and "ryan". They have outlasted their little "trendy" period. Their fans are still rabid and defensive, which is a good thing. Korn arent my bag but they did make a huge impact. Alot of people like underground and overseas acts that were just completely off the radar before Korn came along and I appreciate them for that.

# Dec 8, 2004 @ 4:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. slyder555666 writes:

Korn can sell out arenas no problem by themselves. They are the 53rd greatest rock band of all time on the vh1 list. That's a big accomplishment if u ask me.

# Dec 9, 2004 @ 10:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. AbsentAgain writes:

More power to Korn for trucking it this long. They kickass, I want to hear what a record of theirs will sound like now that their not with epic records anymore.

# Dec 9, 2004 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. deadcamel writes:

Korn will never die. They will come back with a kick a$$ album and say f*** you to anyone who thinks otherwise.

# Dec 18, 2004 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. killjoy writes:

you morons are acting like children!
koRn is a great band, by many peoples standerds. the are not the best, but there close.
if you don't like it, fine. no one can make you like. and everytime you start to b**** about koRn, i laugh. you simpilton. IF YOU HATE KORN SO MUCH, WHAT ARE YOU ON A KORN MESSAGE BORED? and it's funny to listen to you b**** and complain about pointless things.

# Dec 18, 2004 @ 9:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. KORNOLOGY writes:

WAT THE F*** AM I RELLY SEEING METAL HEDS DISSIN ON KoRn? KoRn IS THE BEST BAND EVER! THE ONLY RESON THEY DID SOME REMIX;S OF OLD CLASSIKS IS BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO FILL UP AN 80 MINUTE CD BUT THEY DIDNT WAT TO MAKE ANY NEW SONGS FOR THE RECORD COMPANY THEY WERE ON SO THEY DID A QUIK GREATEST HITS ALBUM REMADE SUM GOOD SONGS SO THEY CULD FINISH THERE CONTRACT FOR 7 ALBUMS. NOW THERE FREE FRUM ALL RECORD COMPANYS. JONATHAN DAVIS IS THE BEST LEAD SINGER AND BEST SONG WRITER EVER.

# Dec 19, 2004 @ 12:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. megus writes:

ya all dont Know what your talkin' about so blow off and cry to your mama KoRn kicks a**

# Dec 23, 2004 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. JB writes:

I agree with KORNOLOGY.Especially that Jonathan Davis is the best lead singer and best song writer ever. So f*** anyone who doesn't like KoRn.

Long Live KoRn!
-JB

# Dec 23, 2004 @ 1:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. brad writes:

best lead singer ever? wtf is your malfunction douchebag the dumbass never actually sang anything in his life. he cried. he grunted. he never sang dumbass i think you're forgetting robert motherf***ing plant.

bob dylan was and always will be the best song writer ever. dude i hope you die slowly for being so dumb

# Dec 23, 2004 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. kornman writes:

look i saw korn last 12 december in mexico city, i went there and i have to tell you that it has been the greatest day of my live
they realli know how to communicate with the people at a concert and that is how a real rokc band should be, live performance is the real way to prove it and im telling you they really rock so fffuuuccckkk any one who doesnt think that korn is awesome

# Dec 29, 2004 @ 3:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. brainfade gonz writes:

Life is peachy is GREAT, as for covers anyone remember LOW RIDER? It's not the first time they do a cover. And yes, KORN is GREAT! Now as for the other bands that lack originality and try to copy, WELL WE NOW WHO THEY ARE, THEY SUCK!!!!! And if anything they keep getting HEAVIER now if that's going stale, what kiddy sh*t r u
dissers listening 2.

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