KISS, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down, Etc. Set For 2020 UK Download Festival

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2020 UK Download Festival. The event will take place in Donington, UK on June 12-14 and it will feature: KISS, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down, Deftones, Korn, The Offspring, Gojira, Disturbed, Alestorm, Black Veil Brides, Daughtry, and Of Mice & Men.

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Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch Clarifies Solo Album Rumors

Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch recently revealed that he was working on a new album with a number a special guests and many assumed it was going to be a solo release. However, he has since confirmed to the “BREWtally Speaking Podcast” that the effort is actually a new Love And Death album.

Welch said the following:

“It’s gonna be the Love And Death record, I’m just gonna have some guests on there. We’ll see how all ends up. You plan and then you try your best and whatever happens. Some songs might not make it, we’ll see, but it’s 80% done, and yea Breaking Benjamin guitar players [Jasen Rauch] on it.

I was talking to Spencer [Chamberlain] from Underoath, since we’re hanging out with them a lot on this tour, and Lacey Flyleaf. Ben [Burnley] from Breaking Benjamin said he wants to sing on it, but I think getting him to do anything is really hard if it’s not Breaking Benjamin, so we’ll see. It’s just gonna be Love & Death, but just a new thing we’re doing, just collaborations, that’s all. It just sounded fun, so we’re gonna go for it.”

[via The PRP]

Green Day, System Of A Down, Volbeat, Etc. Set For 2020 Rock am Ring & Rock im Park Festivals

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals. The events will be held in Germany on June 5-7 with Rock am Ring set to take place in Nurburgring and Rock im Park set to take place in Nurnberg. Here’s the band’s that have been booked so far: Green Day, System Of A Down, Volbeat, Billy Talent, Broilers, Korn, Disturbed, Deftones, The Offspring, Trailerpark, Weezer, Bilderbuch, Wanda, Alan Walker, Heaven Shall Burn, Yungblud, Powerwolf, Trettmann, Bosse, Of Mice & Men, Motionless In White, August Burns Red, and U.V.A.

Korn Perform “Can You Hear Me,“ “Cold,” & “Finally Free“ Live For The First Time During Album Release Show

Korn recently played an album release show for their latest album “The Nothing” at ShowBiz Studios in Los Angeles, CA. The concert was held on September 13 and it featured the live debuts of “Can You Hear Me,“ “Cold,” and “Finally Free.“ You can see fan-filmed footage of those tracks and more below. It’s also worth noting that a performance artist joined the group onstage during the show as well.

Korn Premiere New Song “Can You Hear Me”, Announce “The Nothing” Podcast

Korn have premiered a new song titled “Can You Hear Me.” This track is from the band’s new album “The Nothing,” which will be released on September 13. It’s worth noting that the visualizer for “Can You Hear Me” also serves as a trailer for the group’s new “The Nothing” podcast.

Here’s some more info on the podcast:

“‘The Nothing’, a six-part dramatized series and a wholly unique project from a band, tells the story of journalist Matt Singer who travels to the small town of Wellden, Kansas to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl. He soon discovers not everything is as it seems in the rural community, and finds himself heading into his own heart of darkness. Produced by Elizabeth Mason and directed by Adam Mason, ‘The Nothing’ stars Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers, Fargo, Legion), Darri Ingolfsson (Dexter, Black Antenna) and Mikayla S. Campbell.”

Watch Virtual Version Of Korn Play In-Game Concert In “AdventureQuest 3D” & “AQWorlds”

As previously reported, Korn are taking part in a special month long event for “AdventureQuest 3D” and “AQWorlds” as part of the grand opening of the “Battle Concert Arena.” You can watch a virtual version of the band performing an in-game concert below:

[via The PRP]

44-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting 19-Year-Old Girl At Korn & Alice In Chains’ Cuyahoga Falls, OH Show

According to Fox 8 Cleveland, a 44-year-old man named Ryan Bollas was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a 19-year-old girl during Korn and Alice In Chains’ August 16 show in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. The victim said the man looked very intoxicated and that he grabbed her breasts during the concert. She then snapped a photo of Bollas, which the police used to help identify him. Bollas has since turned himself in and is now facing a sexual imposition charge. He also posted a $5,000 bond and is expected to appear in court on September 10.