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KORN - Talk About The Making Of 'See You On The Other Side'
KORN recently spoke to MTV.com about the group's upcoming album, "See You
on the Other Side", due on December 6 through a global partnership with
More than half of the band's new album was produced by the Matrix, the team
best known for its work with AVRIL LAVIGNE and HILARY DUFF.
"The first day I came in I heard this song, and it was so banging I couldn't
believe it," bassist Fieldy told MTV.com. " 'Cause you think, 'The Matrix,
they've done pop stuff,' but it was like the heaviest song I ever heard
in my life. I was like, 'Man, you guys can't do this! This isn't even in
your ballgame.' But I was just blown away."
"They were having a ball working with us 'cause we knew what we were doing,"
KORN singer Jonathan Davis said. "It was more me and Munky and Fieldy and
David going in a room and jamming out parts and stuff, and Scott
would take 'em home and come back with them arranged.
He brought stuff out of us that we'd never have thought of. And Lauren and me would work on vocals and lyrics, and it was a true
collaboration. It wasn't like, 'Here, here's your song. Play it.' None of
Parts of "See You on the Other Side" go in a dark, industrial direction,
while other tracks explore more straightforward rock.
"We wanted to make a concept album, and I think this is the closest thing
that we have done to that," guitarist Munky said. "It's a bit more progressive
and a lot more emotional. It's not so much anger, anger, anger, like on
previous KORN albums. It's got sadness and anger and darkness, and lyrically
it's kind of a perverted album."
Read more at MTV.com.