Korn Announce Album Info
2011-08-29 by Jeremy Bentham | 117 Comments

Korn have announced that their tenth studio album, The Path To Totality, will be released on November 15th. The album, which combines nu metal with dubstep elements, will feature guest spots from a number of dubstep producers - Skrillex (3 songs), Datsik, Feed Me, Excision, 12th Planet, Kill the Noise, Noisia, and Downlink.

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Eskate87
August 29th 2011

959 Comments


this band needs to fucking die

Odal
August 29th 2011

348 Comments


It's like every awful aspect of music from the past decade and a half are reaching their inevitable conclusions. Hope the breakdowns are siiiiiiiiick

fromtheinside
August 29th 2011

17714 Comments


I really like Get Up Soooo will actually be looking into this

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Eulogize
August 29th 2011

2968 Comments


I'm glad that they've combined two of the worst genres together. This will be a masterpiece.

I'm sure next year they'll release an album that's deathcore featuring Emmure.

Furik
August 29th 2011

43 Comments


Oh, Emmure!

Olson
August 29th 2011

93 Comments


will be awesome, album will be the next Untrue

taylormemer
August 29th 2011

4913 Comments


In b4 dev

ZilbelPing
August 29th 2011

6031 Comments


This uns gunz be a fuckin 5. Don't know what y'all talkin bout

Carnifex
August 29th 2011

1918 Comments


Probably gonna be a 3 at most.

BassDemon333
August 29th 2011

3352 Comments


I'm actually interested to see how this sounds lol

Spare
August 29th 2011

5252 Comments


all hail the gods of nu-step. booghwakkahoooowubwubwubwubw

TheVoiceAndTheSnake
August 29th 2011

3663 Comments


I'd rather stick with their self-titled and life is peachy

RosaParks
August 29th 2011

14592 Comments


gonna be the worst album ever

djaydjay
August 29th 2011

39 Comments


chugga chugga wab wab wab wab wab?

Get up was actually quite... refreshing. It had some weakness but was not that bad for a "1st try" in that direction. If the manage to make it a bit better, it will be an interesting album.
But I always liked catchy metal with some electro mixed in it, so I'm probably biased.

Thane
August 29th 2011

2151 Comments


noooo why noisia why

Regulator
August 29th 2011

600 Comments


^^ this.

And I wouldn't refer to Noisia as "dubstep producers". Asskick producers, yes.

bubbahotep92
August 29th 2011

19 Comments


"It's like every awful aspect of music from the past decade and a half are reaching their inevitable conclusions. Hope the breakdowns are siiiiiiiiick"

It's nice to know that people actually take the time to research even a little the genres that they bash so adamantly. Of course when the regular listener listens to nu-metal, they dont hear breakdowns (because its a completely different kind of music that has them?) but when you do, oh yes you hear those pesky breakdowns that all the kids are talking about, that your landlord told you is ruining music while you listen to Fantasia and Kenny Chesny. So you go online, see a news story with the word metal in it and think, "Hey, i remember someone saying metal has breakdowns that are bad while i was masterbating to the american flag, i'll tell them what's what!" Now i hate nu-metal, but there's plenty of things to say about it that are factual (Fresh ideas ran out 2 months after it was started, shitty raping over shittier metal, etc.) By posting your ignorant ass statement, all you did was give the people that do like it another thing to use against us. "These fucking people think nu-metal has breakdowns, so they obviously dont know shit about it so what we think about it is right so were gonna make 20 more nu-metal albums." See what you've done. You single handedly created 20 more shitty singles i have to hear on the radio. In conclusion, think before you post ass-wipe

Phideaux
August 29th 2011

1653 Comments


I've been sick of these guys for like a decade.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


Noisia and Kill The Noise losing credibilty here

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Blindsided
August 29th 2011

1871 Comments


Noisia y u do such a thing?

psykonaut
August 29th 2011

3913 Comments


will undoubtedly be one of the worst albums in the history of the universe

Scoot
August 29th 2011

17685 Comments


i would love to see this get anything above a 1.5 rating from anybody

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


I'm glad that they've combined two of the worst genres together. This will be a masterpiece.


I like how you know nothing about dubstep as well. Even though, me saying that in this news article really isn't helping


Eulogize
August 29th 2011

2968 Comments


"I like how you know nothing about dubstep as well. Even though, me saying that in this news article really isn't helping"

When referring to dubstep, I actually meant whompstep. The dubstep artists that I've heard, not being very many, are poop. So, I'm just going to continue bashing on a genre I know nothing about.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


It's okay, idoiocy suits you

Olson
August 29th 2011

93 Comments


and thus dev continutes his, not always successful, crusade on clearing dubsteps name

Scoot
August 29th 2011

17685 Comments


oooh dev misspelling idiocy

Eulogize
August 29th 2011

2968 Comments


Still sucks.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 29th 2011

21591 Comments


lol this is gonna be hilarious


although I thought Get Up was ok but then yaknow, I'm stupid


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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


oooh dev misspelling idiocy


whoops

Still sucks.


It's alright man, blanket statements are awesome


Eulogize
August 29th 2011

2968 Comments


Deviant, rec me some "good" dubstep?

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


Digital Mystikz
Clubroot
DFRNT
Burial
Pinch
Silkie
James Blake
Brokenchord
Zomby
Swarms

TheVoiceAndTheSnake
August 29th 2011

3663 Comments


Never mess with Deviant...........the chosen one.

Eulogize
August 29th 2011

2968 Comments


At least I gave it a shot.

My opinion still stands.. dubstep sucks.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

30904 Comments


Not surprised looking at your ratings

I can tell you're not one for subtlety

Gmork89
August 29th 2011

5485 Comments


The thought of how this is going to sound pisses me off.

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Pharoh
August 29th 2011

3326 Comments


Kornstep

Dunpeal
August 29th 2011

3596 Comments



lol i'm almost embarrassed for these clowns. almost

fromtheinside
August 29th 2011

17714 Comments


I'm giddy with excitement

zxlkho
August 29th 2011

3460 Comments


I used to think dubstep was awful as well. It's just one of those genres that's poorly represented by its popular artists. I really enjoyed Burial and James Blake a lot, so there definitely is some good dubstep out there and I look forward to continuing to look into it.

As for this album, it will most likely suck horribly. I probably won't even listen to it tbh.

HenchmanOfSanta
August 29th 2011

1853 Comments


Will not be as good as Tombs - Path of Totality

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

1982 Comments


They should've just called it Kreamed.

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DatsNotDaMetulz
August 29th 2011

1718 Comments


Skindred laid the foundations for Dub Metal with Union Black, notably with the track Cut Dem, but Korn are taking it into its purest form by collabing with known dubstep musicians. I'm not keen on Dub Metal but will keep an eye on it, have a feeling it's gonna be the next mainstream friendly metal.

DatsNotDaMetulz
August 29th 2011

1718 Comments


FO Double Post.

Regulator
August 29th 2011

600 Comments


i will say that not all dubstep is terrible. i've heard good tracks on various mix sets that I have.

i suppose it's almost like any genre that is poorly represented by its most popular acts, and not by its most credible acts...



Ikarus14
August 29th 2011

533 Comments


One of those bands I liked when I was fourteen. Now I honestly couldn't care less about them.

Yuma310
August 29th 2011

1656 Comments


not a fan of korn, butt it could be good

Cipieron
August 29th 2011

3508 Comments


they can tour and promote this with loutallica's lulu

twlichty
August 29th 2011

3407 Comments


Stoked to hear the collaboration with NOISIA, noisia is good enough to make a Korn song actually
listenable. The other songs will blow

Acanthus
August 29th 2011

9537 Comments


Radio rock I can dig, awesome.

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ManicDemise
August 29th 2011

429 Comments


"The Path To Totality"....well, it's not a great title, but at least it's better than "Korn III: Remember Who You Are".

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Odal
August 29th 2011

348 Comments


@bubbahotep92 I'm actually quite a big fan of metal, thank you very much. Dubstep has breakdowns, sir. Next time you're new to an online community, don't try so damn hard.

Sincerely,
A bro

Acanthus
August 29th 2011

9537 Comments


I don't see all the fuss over Korn's further bastardization of dubstep, it's actually rather entertaining that the genre is getting woven into metal, by Korn of all bands!

Skoj
August 29th 2011

1089 Comments


Korn ran out of ideas years ago, Get Up was a breathe of fresh fucking air for these guys. I'm not ready to hate on this before it comes out, and it stands to be the most interesting record Korn's released in a while.

Fuck trolls, btw

jayfatha
August 29th 2011

2882 Comments


This'll be interesting. Most likely not good, but something i'm looking forward to hearing nonetheless.

linchpin313
August 29th 2011

813 Comments


Looking forward to hear this.

MopHeadOvMetal
August 29th 2011

193 Comments


wtf? it won't work

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
August 29th 2011

7026 Comments


Lol come on Skrillex. As if 1 collab wasn't enough. 3?? Can't wait to hear people praise this like it's good though. My Facebook news feed was sickening after that first collab.

Jozh
August 29th 2011

611 Comments


KoRn.

Apollo
August 29th 2011

10267 Comments


It's nice to know that people actually take the time to research even a little the genres that they bash so adamantly. Of course when the regular listener listens to nu-metal, they dont hear breakdowns (because its a completely different kind of music that has them?) but when you do, oh yes you hear those pesky breakdowns that all the kids are talking about, that your landlord told you is ruining music while you listen to Fantasia and Kenny Chesny. So you go online, see a news story with the word metal in it and think, "Hey, i remember someone saying metal has breakdowns that are bad while i was masterbating to the american flag, i'll tell them what's what!" Now i hate nu-metal, but there's plenty of things to say about it that are factual (Fresh ideas ran out 2 months after it was started, shitty raping over shittier metal, etc.) By posting your ignorant ass statement, all you did was give the people that do like it another thing to use against us. "These fucking people think nu-metal has breakdowns, so they obviously dont know shit about it so what we think about it is right so were gonna make 20 more nu-metal albums." See what you've done. You single handedly created 20 more shitty singles i have to hear on the radio. In conclusion, think before you post ass-wipe

woooow dude you are seriously butthurt

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 29th 2011

10585 Comments


I quite honestly though the whole dubstep thing was a joke when they announced it a few months ago. Well holy shit.

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drasticaction74
August 29th 2011

1721 Comments


hahahaha what a bunch of assholes

DeadStarShine
August 29th 2011

774 Comments


question: will this be any better than their two/three previous releases?

CrackwhoreBatshit
August 29th 2011

95 Comments


OH FUCK YES

theashesfromautumn01
August 29th 2011

1031 Comments


still cant believe these guys are doing the theme for the new silent hill game. but then again its not konami making it so of course the developers are going to try to make it appeal to a younger audience even though i havent even heard of these guys since their "come undone" song

Tyrael
August 29th 2011

20742 Comments


Noisia...

fucking stoked

Transcend
August 29th 2011

361 Comments


AOTY, I think.

sleepyhead
August 29th 2011

593 Comments


it's actually KoЯn mothafuckas! proper badass name

Wizard
August 29th 2011

19248 Comments


Didn't Tombs already use that album title this year?

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gotsthedewsdood
August 29th 2011

596 Comments


can't believe this was my favorite band when i was in middle school.
strange how we grow up.

Ovrot
August 29th 2011

10468 Comments


KoRn's debut still rules.

This will weird at best.

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Pharoh
August 29th 2011

3326 Comments


This is what happens when A band runs out of ideas

HallucinogeNick
August 29th 2011

755 Comments


It's like every awful aspect of music from the past decade and a half are reaching their inevitable conclusions. Hope the breakdowns are siiiiiiiiick

I'm glad that they've combined two of the worst genres together. This will be a masterpiece.

[2]

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
August 29th 2011

10012 Comments


"I'm glad that they've combined two of the worst genres together. This will be a masterpiece."

Sigh...

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MasBarHigeuoris21
August 29th 2011

1537 Comments


Will not be as good as Tombs - Path of Totality [2]

Tombs Path of Totality was not really that good but I doubt that Korn's new album will be half of what Tombs Path of Totality is. Tombs Winter Hours is better.


LTDA
August 29th 2011

281 Comments


this band needs to fucking die


x1,000,000


FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

9033 Comments


I'd rather listen to Richard Simmons fuck a bronco

MasBarHigeuoris21
August 30th 2011

1537 Comments


Lol

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 30th 2011

30904 Comments


Curiosity will force me to listen to this

SwayzeFaced
August 30th 2011

349 Comments


gold cobra eat your heart out.

Tyrael
August 30th 2011

20742 Comments


Curiosity will force me to listen to this


m/

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

6369 Comments


Will surely be album of the decade

People just don't "get it"

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Tyrael
August 30th 2011

20742 Comments


No no The Dev will not get it and then 90% of sputnik's population will bandwagon after him cause they see him as the god of dubstep

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

7026 Comments


Yeah I mean I'm absolutely going to listen to this unfortunately.

muehlum
August 30th 2011

2 Comments


dubstep and nu metal...? GENIUS !!!

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21591 Comments


I'm not sure which is the worse album name. This or "The Age of Hell"

Ommushwo
August 30th 2011

112 Comments


The question is : are we going to listen to it as a dubstep or metal album?

I kinda feel sorry for Ray Luzier (drummer), will he still be necessary now that they're doing dubstep?

DoubtGin
August 30th 2011

6748 Comments


WHY NOISIA WHY

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 30th 2011

30904 Comments


No no The Dev will not get it and then 90% of sputnik's population will bandwagon after him cause they see him as the god of dubstep


What the hell are you on about?


Ire
August 30th 2011

41749 Comments


lol dumb comment

Mothership
August 30th 2011

19 Comments


hmm no thanks

Veldin
August 30th 2011

1071 Comments


datsik

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 30th 2011

30904 Comments


Just gonna up my post count by typing artist names

rasputin
August 30th 2011

14520 Comments


dubstep is the new nu-metal

MO
August 30th 2011

18267 Comments


not expecting anything good but will listen nonetheless

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Carnifex
August 30th 2011

1918 Comments


dubstep is the new nu-metal [2]

SethPutnam
August 30th 2011

10 Comments


I listened to "Get Up" on YouTube and it was actually a lot better than I thought it would be. Not good, but not horrible either.

cratos76
September 1st 2011

85 Comments


lets not just say 'it sucks" because someone said "it sucked"...and dont be biased..i thought it was a pretty cool track...

TrstN01
September 1st 2011

800 Comments


This will either be genius or a train wreck. Only time will tell.

Eulogize
September 1st 2011

2968 Comments


"i herd this band is bad, can anyone confirm"

Negative.

bornmanh
September 2nd 2011

64 Comments


I wish JD would just give it a rest already. Who cares about a washed out band and their dead genre!

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

30904 Comments


Well that would account for why they're now trying out something new.....

bloc
September 5th 2011

34679 Comments


Will be their best album

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fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2011

21591 Comments


inb4bloc5sit

bloc
September 5th 2011

34679 Comments


LOL damn you're sharp

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 5th 2011

21591 Comments


that would have sounded better if I'd said it before you'd commented..

iFghtffyrdmns
September 5th 2011

7047 Comments


THE PATH
2
TOTALITY



brute.

TTF4eva
September 5th 2011

4 Comments


Nu-metal.....and dubstep??

eleventhsun
October 4th 2011

1475 Comments


Korn can always find new ways to take a shit on the heavy metal genre.

Anything to dumb that shit down as much as possible.

That being said, track is better than some of that shit they're doing on Sumerian records or whatever.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

6369 Comments


Get Up is hilarious

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2011

30904 Comments


I think the dubstep that has come over to the US, and certain producers-- who I can't even be bothered naming-- have definitely hit upon a sort of frat-boy market where there's this macho-ism being reflected in the sounds and the way the music makes you feel. And to me, that is a million miles away from where dubstep started. It's a million miles away from the ethos of it. It's been influenced so much by electro and rave, into who can make the dirtiest, filthiest bass sound, almost like a pissing competition, and that's not really necessary.
-- James Blake

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

6369 Comments


On the other hand that makes him come off as an elitist prick...

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2011

30904 Comments


Not really, seeing as how it's true

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

6369 Comments


He's true about the how-it-started bit, but the ethos of dubstep is open to interpretation, I think.

I mean, I also agree with him as I'm not the biggest fan of brostep (cough), but coming from Blake, it could come off as he's being kind of bitter about the fact his kind of dubstep isn't as popular as the womp womp kind of stuff...

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2011

30904 Comments


I really fail to see how that comment could be intepreted as him being bitter about the fact that that style of dubstep is more poppular than the stuff he's putting out

but the ethos of dubstep is open to interpretation, I think.


Not at all. It started out as one thing and has now become something else. It was always inevitable but that doesn't mean anyone has to be happy about it


clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
October 5th 2011

6369 Comments


Maybe I read too much between the lines...

Not at all. It started out as one thing and has now become something else. It was always inevitable but that doesn't mean anyone has to be happy about it


Change means open to interpretation, otherwise it wouldn't change at all

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 5th 2011

30904 Comments


I really fail to see how that ties into "the ethos of dubstep" but you're aware that there is such a thing as good change and bad change right?



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