Korn, the mere word means so much to so many people. They are one of the pioneers in todays modern rock world. Theyre also a band that many fans look to with their meaningful lyrics and awesome sound. Korn is by far the best modern rock band in music today due to their music, sound, lives, and performances. Out of the small town of Bakersfield, California, in the early nineties, came a sound. A faint whisper at first, it grew in force and intensity with time, unhindered by the yapping mouths of politicians and parents alike.
It rang in their ears. It plagued their minds. It genuinely terrified them. The voice, talking in low-tuned rhythmic tones, spoke for a generation that would have no more of modern America and its leaders. A generation fed-up with lies, violence and greed from their own society. It grew and grew as more and more people realized the veracity of its claims, and adhered to its cause. The politicians grew fearful, and attempted to end its spread by censoring and denouncing.
Little did they know that, six years later, that small whisper would grow into a deafening scream, a isturbingly present reminder of its own existence, and of its legions of followers… Led by Jonathan Davis under vocals and bag pipes, Munky under guitars, Head also behind a guitar, Fieldy behind the bass and David Silveria behind the drums. This sound revolutionized todays music. Through Korns lyrics, we hear their lives and what they have gone through. A reason why many people like Korn is because their lives can relate to many peoples because they were never fed with silver spoons, and they had family. ocial, and personal problems too.
I think its real good that, that is who they are and they let people know hat they went through the same things as many other people have to go through, and that they arent afraid to say. Which also makes people like them too, because it helps to know that somebody that big went through these things and made it through. And not only made it through but also made it big. Which is good to know because you can look at them and how they set their dreams and than look at your dreams and go for them. Another thing that helps people around here is that theyre local.
They came from the same places as we do and they made it in this world. It just shows that it doesnt matter where you come from, it matters if you want it and want to go through the trouble to work for it. That and you can be proud that you can say that somebody that famous comes from around the same place you do. Especially if you like them. Through their music, they tell about real life scenarios, their lives, and other controversial things. I think that people like Korns music for many reasons. I think some like it because its just what other people like it or just because its rock and you cant really like modern rock without liking Korn.
Which is sad because Korn is such and awesome band. and that its sad to not truly appreciate a band and just like them because its the cool thing to do. Also fans like Korns music because of their lyrics. People like that lyrics because of the way they flow and some people like them because of their maturity or volgerness. Which is sad because you should like any music for that reason. The audience also like the musics meanings. Not just the lyrics meanings because music does not just have meaning by the words in it, but you can find the meaning in the sounds.
You can eel anger, happiness, sadness, excited, many emotions through the music. People like this because when youre depressed you can listen to something happy. Or when you need to relate to someone but have no one maybe you can relate to the music, or if youre sad you could listen to a uplifting song or you might want to listen to sad music to relate. The fans are also attracted to their sound. This pioneering sound that came from Bakersfield in 1996 was different from everyone else. They were the first of their kind, the hard heavy sound of Fieldy, Head, David, Munky, and Johnathan.
But not only was he sound of the music pioneering but the voice behind the mic was too, it was a strange sound with growling, moans, and singing. A new sound, a awesome pioneering sound and the fans were ready. Another reason the fans liked the sound was because they were different from anything they had ever heard. Maybe some of them had heard the sound in the garage next door, but the public, the fans hadnt heard it but when it came, at first a whisper but than a scream. They were ready. Weather it was the new guitar drifts of Munky and Head, or it was the bass of Fieldy, the drum drifts done by David, or if it was he voice of Johnathan.
It was definitely different, and they liked it. The sound was liked also because it was revolutionary, it was new and it was bad. It was rebellious, it was hurtful, it was emotional, it was everything many people had been looking for and when it hit it was a boom. People dropped the old sound they clung on to and they went to Korn. For those fans that have ever seen Korn in concert either by them actually being there, on television, on video, on news, or by the word of mouth of those who have been there. Pretty much everyone would agree.
Their awesome performance stuns those people and leaves them in a state of awe. With the mosh pits, the bright lights, the crazy people, and with the loud music, its something that many never forget and go to experience it again. Also people enjoy their performances by the emotion of everyone, not just the members of Korn but all the fans too. Its the state of excitement during the heavy songs, the state of sadness during the sad songs and the state of anger in the angry songs. Everyone feels the same thing, everyone feels all apart of it. Another reason for many would be the energy.
The energy of the band as theyre head banging, or playing slow to a sad song. The energy of the ground as they are mosh pitting, or as they are singing every word to the slow songs, or as they are head banging in unison. Its all that energy focused to the same place to all those people that captures them, the fans. Many people like Korn for all these reasons and more, that is why theyre so popular. Because they are so popular and they produce good music, awesome sound, great performances and had different lives, that makes them the best modern rock band today and maybe forever.