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ex-Static-X Guitarist Tripp Eisen Joins Korn

Solidifying internet rumors, Korn's Jonathan Davis has confirmed that recently departed Static-X guitarist. Eisen, whose real name is Tod Rex Salvador, was recently forced out of his band Static-X following sexual assault and kidnapping charges of a 14-year-old Sayreville girl whom he met on the Internet. If convicted, he faces a maximum of 30 years in prison on the kidnapping charge alone, but a verdict will not be reached for many many months and he remains confirdent that his name will be cleared.

Jonathan Davis had this to say, "We welcome Tripp into Korn with open arms and hold nothing against him. We believe in innocent until proven guilty." "And besides, we're all going to hell anyway," Davis added in a thinly veiled allusion to the back-and-forth between himself and recently departed and born-again christian Brian "Head" Welch. "At least he likes girls and not little boys," he then added.

Salvador said only this: "I thank Jonathan and the rest of the Korn family for believing in me and giving me a chance."

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1. Andrew writes:

Jonathan Davis is a f***ing a$$hole, one minute korn are a four piece and now they have a pedo in the band, my opinion- this is just something to get everyone aware of korn before there new album comes out, its just f***ing hype. Want a real metal album that has come out this year? Buy dark tranquillitys charecter, that should knock that korn nu metal bollocks outta your ass!

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Polysics @ Metro tomoz (london) writes:

beggars can't be choosers

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. voodoo_child writes:

wow, Jon sure made a good choice (sarcasm) , a f***ing child molester.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. EZ writes:

MAN THATS f***ED UP

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. TheCorruptor writes:

it's all a farce, dummy up!
it's april fools day

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Zensless writes:

You never know! They might be better than befor. But Well find out Right

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 2:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. heavymetal writes:

are u guys serious, april fools joke, you people are too gullable

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 4:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. rulin madk writes:

Oh I get it along with the Head x-tian fest threads the jokes on fukkin me!
hahahahahaha!

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Brian writes:

I hope this is a joke, I really don't give 2 sh**s who head is replaced with, but if this guy did what he's accused of, then I'll lose all respect for Korn, I was never a big fan of them, but had a little respect.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. brokenwings13 writes:

Hopefully this is an April Fool's joke because I can't imagine Jon Davis(who has said he's been a victim of molestation, a crime that Tripp is being charged with) can even choose to have him in the band. I'm gonna go check my other sources.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. BiGG Perm writes:

sounds stupid. probably is

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 6:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BiGG Perm writes:

that didn't make any sense. i meant probably is an april foll's joke.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 6:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Kris writes:

Its pretty bloody obvious its a fake. It would be on music news sites everywhere. Eg. MTV, prp. Dont belivev it one bit.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 9:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Kris writes:

Its pretty bloody obvious its a fake. It would be on music news sites everywhere. Eg. MTV, prp. Dont belivev it one bit.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 9:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. ira writes:

i think i speak for almost everyone. korn sucks

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 10:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. ora. writes:

that was me above. an anyone say daddy again?

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 10:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. DEADMETAL writes:

hey ora. speak for yourself. korn rules. f*** you.

# Apr 1, 2005 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. red writes:

is jon f***in stupid

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 3:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. f u writes:

SLAYER SLAYER SLAYER SLAYER SLAYER and remember GOD HATES US ALL

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 4:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. RememberMetal? writes:

My bets that the story is a prank.....then again, Korn has said and done some dumb things before.....Well, Korn were certainly innovators in their own right but nothing raises the public ire like child molesters....Look whats been done to Jacko...this can only hurt them more........still im guessing prank. guess we'll see.

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 8:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. heather writes:

goddamn you all

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 9:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. korn is rap writes:

Well I think this is an April Fools Joke. If it is it shows what the operaters of this site think about the band Korn! Haha, f*** you all!

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. brokenwings13 writes:

Hey Korn Is Rap, can you do me a favor and add a "C" to the front of "rap" in you sn?

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 3:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. ccassidy writes:

korn sux and static x sucked, wanna hear some real guitarists......listen to Mark Morton and Willie Adler (L.O.G).......p.s..........f*** religious fanatics

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 4:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. BLACKDOG writes:

I find this incredibly difficult to believe.Johnathan Davis claims to have been molested as a child.If this is true it seem's to me he would have developped a sivere hatred of TRIPP the minute the new's broke.This has got to be a prank.

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. DEADMETAL writes:

anybody that talks sh** about dimebag is a worthless piece of sh**. f*** you guys

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 5:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. DEADMETAL writes:

sorry, posted that in th ewrong room but its still true regardless.

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 5:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Linkin Park Killa writes:

What the f***! Jonathan davis sounds like the real pervert!! I thought he was real f***ed in the head when daddy used to put it in his bum, but dam, he probably liked it a bit too much to be sayin some remarks like that.

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 7:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. RememberMetal? writes:

It's a gag, check the read full article link, i almost fell for this one too....The one i did fall for was the limpbizkit story....the most entertaining one was the Lars/Beatallica story...Happy April fools all.

# Apr 2, 2005 @ 10:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Korn Rules writes:

Even if it was true I think it would be awsome for tripp to be in Korn.

# Apr 3, 2005 @ 1:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Negatyve One writes:

People who still like KoRn should be taken from their buzz, and shot.

These are the same kids in school who buy aspirin called "X"

The mindless likes.

# Apr 3, 2005 @ 2:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. old grumpymouse9@aol.com writes:

you people need to look mirror.
and go to church or just stop talking mess about people.
it not right talk about people like that because you be judge.
you will burn in hell.
for judging people.

# Apr 9, 2005 @ 9:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. old mouse writes:

people you need to look in the mirror.
and stop talking about people like that.
you will be judge god throw you right into hell.
about judging people.

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