Out of the small town of Bakersfield, California, in the early nineties, came a
minds. It genuinely terrified them. The voice, talking in low-tuned rhythmic tones, spoke
grew fearful, and attempted to end its spread by censoring and denouncing. Little did
disturbingly present reminder of its own existence, and of its legions of followers… Led
revolutionized today?s music.
Through Korn?s lyrics, we hear their lives and what they have gone through. A
reason why many people like Korn is because their lives can relate to many people?s
that they aren?t afraid to say. Which also makes people like them too, because it helps to
know that somebody that big went through these things and made it through. And not
only made it through but also made it big. Which is good to know because you can look
at them and how they set their dreams and than look at your dreams and go for them.
Another thing that helps people around here is that they?re local. They came from the
same places as we do and they made it in this world. It just shows that it doesn?t matter
where you come from, it matters if you want it and want to go through the trouble to
work for it. That and you can be proud that you can say that somebody that famous
comes from around the same place you do. Especially if you like them.
controversial things. I think that people like Korn?s music for many reasons. I think some
like it because it?s just what other people like it or just because it?s rock and you can?t
really like modern rock without liking Korn. which is sad because Korn is such and awesome
band. and that it?s sad to not truly appreciate a band and just like them because it?s the
cool thing to do. Also fan?s like Korn?s music because of their lyrics. People like that lyrics
because of the way they flow and some people like them because of their maturity or
volgerness. Which is sad because you should like any music for that reason. The audience
also like the music?s meanings. Not just the lyrics meanings because music does not just
relate to someone but have no one maybe you can relate to the music, or if you?re sad you
could listen to a uplifting song or you might want to listen to sad music to relate.
The fans are also attracted to their sound. This pioneering sound that came from
Bakersfield in 1996 was different from everyone else. They were the first of their kind,
the hard heavy sound of Fieldy, Head, David, Munky, and Johnathan. But not only was
the sound of the music pioneering but the voice behind the mic was too, it was a strange
sound with growling, moans, and singing. A new sound, a awesome pioneering sound and
the fans were ready. Another reason the fans liked the sound was because they were
different from anything they had ever heard. Maybe some of them had heard the sound
in the garage next door, but the public, the fans hadn?t heard it but when it came, at first
a whisper but than a scream. They were ready. Weather it was the new guitar drifts of
Munky and Head, or it was the bass of Fieldy, the drum drifts done by David, or if it was
the voice of Johnathan. It was definitely different, and they liked it. The sound was liked
hurtful, it was emotional, it was everything many people had been looking for and when
it hit it was a boom. People dropped the old sound they clung on to and they went to Korn.
For those fans that have ever seen Korn in concert either by them actually being
there. Pretty much everyone would agree. Their awesome performance stuns those people
and leaves them in a state of awe. With the mosh pits, the bright lights, the crazy
people, and with the loud music, it?s something that many never forget and go to
experience it again. Also people enjoy their performances by the emotion of everyone, not
just the members of Korn but all the fans too. It?s the state of excitement during the
heavy songs, the state of sadness during the sad songs and the state of anger in the angry
songs. Everyone feels the same thing, everyone feels all apart of it. Another reason for
many would be the energy. The energy of the band as they?re head banging, or playing
slow to a sad song. The energy of the ground as they are mosh pitting, or as they are
singing every word to the slow songs, or as they are head banging in unison. It?s all that
energy focused to the same place to all those people that captures them, the fans.
Many people like Korn for all these reasons and more, that is why they?re so
popular. Because they are so popular and they produce good music, awesome sound, great
performances and had different lives, that makes them the best modern rock band today
and maybe forever.