Music Gear News
Korn's sloppy start
Korn were a "sloppy" band in the 90s.
The 'Freak On A Leash' metallers' bassist Reggie 'Fieldy' Arvizu admitted when they started out in 1993 their sound took a while to perfect, and he sympathises with bands of today who's bad shows are immediately uploaded to the internet.
He said: "Back in the day, Korn weren't always good. We were so sloppy, and we had to work everything out.
"Nowadays we have YouTube, which kind of sucks because if you play a bad show it's online that night. Back when we started, we had the grace to play shows and get tight."
Fieldy also said he is in the "beginning stages" of recording new material with fellow bandmates Jonathan Davis, James 'Munky' Shaffer and Ray Luzier for their tenth album, adding he feels he has an "odd" way of playing guitar because he is left handed, but plays guitar right handed.
He added to Artistdirect.com: "I learned to play right-handed. I didn't want to, but my dad said 'I don't care - you're learning to play right-handed. You're uncoordinated both ways'.
"It always felt unnatural, and I think that had a lot to do with the sound. I always want to throw in an unorthodox note - something that just doesn't go."Posted on 3 Jun 2011 08:30 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Specifically designed to be used in conjunction with the BOSS Katana 100W Head, the 212 Boss cabinet responds perfectly to every nuance and characteristic of BOSS' flagship solid state.
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Recent Music News
Wampler announces the Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive Pedal - a new and improved tribute to a renowned overdrive pedal
The Epiphone Ltd Ed Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Guitar Outfit is a highly collectable yet gig-able instrument, with special signature appointments
The Apogee MiC Plus builds on the success of the 2011 MiC, bringing plug-and-play studio-grade recording quality to iOS devices and laptops
Fender releases new Ed O'Brien signature model Stratocaster loaded with a sustainer pickup; ideal for creating lush layered soundscapes
Until 30th November 2017, save up to 50% on Komplete 11 bundles with Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware.
The Yamaha EAD-10 system is the latest in hybrid drum technology, providing studio-quality sounds triggered from an acoustic kit