A new Korn song called “Can You Hear Me” can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “The Nothing”, which will be released on September 13 via Roadrunner/Elektra. The follow-up to 2016’s “The Serenity Of Suffering” was once again produced by Nick Raskulinecz.
Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch told The Pulse Of Radio about the band’s 13th studio LP: “I would say that it’s like a continuation of our last record. It’s really guitar-heavy and energetic — there’s a lot of energy. We came back to the root of what Korn is, in our sound, in the lyrics and in the feel of the songs. And so what Korn started out to be, I feel like we’re doing that right now.”
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis told Kerrang! magazine that he is “really, really, really proud” of “The Nothing”. “I worked really hard on it,” he said. “The rest of the members worked hard and really did a great job. It’s a very dark record.”
Davis, whose estranged wife Deven died last August, said that the album reflected events in his life, explaining: “It’s basically me dealing with all the stuff that happened to me last year. Very emotional for me, but it is what it is. I can’t wait for people to hear it. I really spent a long time on doing what I wanted to do this time.”
While he shied away from calling “The Nothing” a concept album, Davis did say making the album was both difficult and therapeutic. He remarked: “It sucked. I’m not gonna say it didn’t. It was just really hard. But that’s how I’ve always dealt with all my problems — just throwing my heart and soul into my art.”
01. The End Begins
03. You’ll Never Find Me
04. The Darkness is Revealing
06. The Seduction Of Indulgence
07. Finally Free
08. Can You Hear Me
09. The Ringmaster
10. Gravity Of Discomfort
12. This Loss
13. Surrender To Failure
Korn and Alice In Chains will embark on a co-headline amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Underoath will join as special guest on all dates, with HO99O9 and FEVER 333 opening on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city outing will kick off July 18 in Del Valle, Texas at Austin360 Amphitheatre and make stops in Dallas, Nashville, Toronto, Denver and more before wrapping September 4 in Mountain View, California at Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Since forming, Korn has sold nearly 40 million albums, collected two Grammys, toured the world countless times, and set many records in the process that will likely never be surpassed. Vocalist Jonathan Davis, guitarists James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch, bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu and drummer Ray Luzier, have continued to push the limits of the rock, alternative and metal genres, while remaining a pillar of influence for legions of fans and generations of artists around.
Video for ‘Can You Hear Me’