The folks at RollingStone.com got an exclusive today.
Gooood for them.
According to the site, Korn’s next album will be called The Paradigm Shift.
The album will hit stores on October 1, and won’t sound anything like the new Exhumed, which I am cranking right now. It’s stellar.
The Korn CD was produced by Don Gilmore and is the band’s first to feature founding guitarist Brian “Head” Welch since 2003’s Take A Look In The Mirror.
Head claims the disc is heavy, with molested frontman Jonathan Davis revealed his recent substance-abuse issues played a substantial role in the songwriting process for The Paradigm Shift.
“Writing the record was really weird,” he told RollingStone.com. “They started writing, I think, in August, and I didn’t get into the studio until March, because I was going through all kinds of crazy shit. My boy got diabetes and I had come off medication for my depression, and that fucked me up. I was in a straight haze. I detoxed off that medication — it was an anti-depressant, the anxiety and stuff. I’d been on it for three years and the doctor told me you gotta get off this, it’s bad for you.
“I went to this county rehab. I was like, ‘I don’t want to do this shit ever again,’ So I went into the most ghetto, fucked-up place I could find and I’m barely coming out of it now.”
“The whole writing process I was on autopilot,” he added. “It was weird — I moved into the studio. I stayed there for four months, I only came home on weekends. I moved my boys in with me, so I had my kids with me the whole time. It was an interesting creative space,” he says. “It was stream-of-consciousness – so many songs I don’t know what the fuck I’m talking about. I didn’t really have to try to write, it just came out.
“It was really kind of magic. I don’t know how the hell I did it. I was so fucked up from coming off all that medicine, and I feel so good about the record. When I look back now, I’m like, ‘Wow, how did I come up with this shit?’”
So I am guessing, then, that that whole dubstep experiment’s over? False fucks.
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