‘Brian “Head” Welch’ to Pen New Memoir About Time Away From ‘Korn’


Brian Head WelchAccording to The Pulse Of RadioKorn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch is getting ready to write his fourth book. Welch, who has three previous tomes to his credit, told The Pulse Of Radio that his new one will focus on the time he spent away from Korn between 2005 and 2013. “I call ’em like ‘the wilderness years,’ when I was gone in a way, raising my daughter and doing all that stuff for all those years,” he said. “And then, you know, getting together with the Korn guys again and — you know like my first book, like I told about my whole childhood and all the details and everything? I’m gonna do the same with this during like the mysterious ‘wilderness years,’ I like to call ’em.”

Welch‘s previous books include 2008’s “Save Me From Myself: How I Found God, Quit Korn, Kicked Drugs, And Lived To Tell My Story”, a young adult variation on that called “Washed By Blood: Lessons From My Time With Korn And My Journey To Christ” and 2010’s “Stronger: Forty Days Of Metal And Spirituality”.

Welch left Korn in 2005, got sober and embraced Christianity, saying that as a single father he did not want his daughter around the rock and roll lifestyle. “The last two years I was in Korn, I partied non-stop and started doing speed every day,” he said. “I got so addicted that I got scared. I tried to go to rehab, but that didn’t work. No one could help me. Then I ended up seeing if Jesus was real, and He instantly took the drugs away. He revealed Himself to me and gave me the strength. Once I figured that out, I knew I was accountable to God.”

Welch pursued a solo career for several years before rejoining Korn onstage in 2012 at a festival.

“Between Here & Lost”, the debut album from Love And Death,the band led by Brian “Head” Welch sold around 4,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 95 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was originally issued on January 22 2013 via Tooth & Nail Records.

Our review for “Between Here & Lost” can be found here.

In 2012 Welch reunited with the group permanently and recorded his first album with them in 10 years, “The Paradigm Shift” which is released on October 8 2013.

To read our review for “The Paradigm Shift” click here.

Upcoming Korn Shows:
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 Fort Myers, FL, United States JetBlue Park at Fenway South
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 Jacksonville, FL, United States Metropolitan Park
Fri, May 2, 2014 Brixton, United Kingdom O2 Academy : Brixton
Sun, May 4, 2014 Eindhoven, Netherlands Klokgebouw
Mon, May 5, 2014 Paris, France Zenith
Tue, May 6, 2014 Cologne, Germany Palladium
Thu, May 8, 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark Amager Bio
Fri, May 9, 2014 Stockholm, Sweden Arenan, Fryshuset
Sun, May 11, 2014 Helsinki, Finland Cable Factory
Tue, May 13, 2014 St Petersburg , Russia A2 Arena
Thu, May 15, 2014 Moscow, Russia Stadium Live
Fri, May 16, 2014 Kyiv, Ukraine Stereoplaza
Sat, May 17, 2014 Minsk, Belarus Palace of Sports
Fri, May 23, 2014 UFA, Russia PALACE OF SPORTS
Mon, May 26, 2014 VORONEZH, Russia EVENT HALL
Tue, May 27, 2014 ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia KSK EXPRESS
Wed, May 28, 2014 Krasnodar, Russia TRK GALAKTIKA
Sat, May 31, 2014 Kansas City, MO, United States Rock Fest – Liberty Memorial Park
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 San Bernardino, CA, United States San Manuel Amphitheater
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 Mountain View, CA, United States Shoreline Amphitheatre
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 Auburn, WA, United States White River Amphitheatre
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 Nampa, ID, United States Idaho Center Amphitheater
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 Phoenix, AZ, United States AK-Chin Pavilion
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 Albuquerque, NM, United States Isleta Amphitheater
Mon, Jul 14, 2014 Morrison, CO, United States Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 Maryland Heights, MO, United States Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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