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KORN ARE PROUD TO PRESENT KORN LIVE: THE ENCOUNTER

A Concert for Korn III – Remember Who You Are
Landmark Performance Inside a Crop Circle
Broadcast and Online Premiere on Sunday, July 11th

New York, NY:  Korn is once again reinventing itself and doing something completely innovative, nine albums and two decades into its incredible career. The band will perform for an hour and twenty minutes inside the mysterious crop circle that was recently revealed in the final installment of a viral web campaign. The band worked closely with longtime UK-based circle makers, circlemakers.org, on the shadowy design which features a series of intricate circles, one of which includes the iconic Korn logo, and stretches over 920 feet long and 350 feet wide.  The concert event, which is a first for a rock band, takes inspiration from the eerie atmosphere of Pink Floyd’s legendary “Live at Pompei.” The concert will make its North American broadcast premiere on HDNet on Sunday, July 11 at 8 PM ET and will have a worldwide online premiere on Monday, July 12 via MySpace in countries all over the world.

The setting and the mood took us into a totally new direction musically. We took the opportunity to stretch out and experiment with the performance. I don’t think we’ll ever be the same,” said Jonathan Davis. 

I felt like we were on some new frontier musically for Korn”, said James “Munky” Shaffer. “This is definitely going to add a new dimension to our live shows.

Over the last month, web watchers were exposed to mysterious, unexplainable footage shot from a wheat field near Korn’s native Bakersfield, California. The viral series lead many to wonder what was going on and what exactly Korn had in store for their loyal fans.  Well, the time has come to find out what is really going on with these ominous “signs.” The band will perform several songs from Korn III – Remember Who You Are, their new album which is due out July 13. Korn will also dip into their beloved catalog and play numerous classics and fan favorites, which certainly ups the event’s “must see” status.

We spent a lot of time fooling around in the wheat fields and corn fields surrounding Bako when we were kids, and it gets pretty spooky out there at night. That’s where we got the inspiration for the whole thing, so we decided to have some fun with the viral videos,” Davis also said.

Beginning this weekend, July 10, Korn will head back on the road as one of the co-headliners for the third annual Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The band performed last week on Jimmy Kimmel Live’s outdoor stage, playing two new songs from Korn III as well as four fan favorites.

Be sure and tune into the “Krop” circle broadcast – you will not be disappointed.

 

Check the clips out here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrJAdQCJJB0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sFb9RhKy1M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJCa40gVe4w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_x3PSozSM0

TOUR DATES:

07.10.2010 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater Mayhem Festival
07.11.2010 Mountain View, CA Shorline Amphitheatre Mayhem Festival
07.13.2010 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheater Mayhem Festival
07.14.2010 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre Mayhem Festival
07.16.2010 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Pavilion Mayhem Festival
07.17.2010 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion Mayhem Festival
07.18.2010 Denver, CO Comfort Dental Mayhem Festival
07.20.2010 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Mayhem Festival
07.21.2010 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center Mayhem Festival
07.23.2010 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center Mayhem Festival
07.24.2010 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre Mayhem Festival
07.25.2010 Montreal, QC Parc Jean Drapeau Mayhem/Heavy MTL Festival
07.27.2010 Boston, MA Comcast Center Mayhem Festival
07.28.2010 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center Mayhem Festival
07.30.2010 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre Mayhem Festival
07.31.2010 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center Mayhem Festival

08.01.2010 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood Mayhem Festival
08.03.2010 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek Mayhem Festival    
08.04.2010 Virginia Beach, VA Virginia Beach Amphitheater Mayhem Festival
08.06.2010 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre Mayhem Festival
08.07.2010 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion Mayhem Festival
08.08.2010 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Life Mayhem Festival
08.10.2010 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre Mayhem Festival
08.11.2010 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheater Mayhem Festival
08.13.2010 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center Mayhem Festival
08.14.2010 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheatre Mayhem Festival
08.27.2010 Katowice, Poland Metal Hammer Festival 2010     
08.28.2010 Krab?ice (quarter Rovné pod ?ípem), Czech Republic ?ÍPFEST     
08.29.2010 Tirgu Mures, Romania Peninsula Festival     

09.18.2010 London, UK O2 Arena Ozzfest    
09.19.2010 Amsterdam, Netherlands HMH EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ
09.20.2010 Paris, France Bercy SPECIAL GUEST TO OZZY OSBOURNE    
09.22.2010 Milan, Italy Palasharp SPECIAL GUEST TO OZZY OSBOURNE    
09.23.2010 Winterthur, Switzerland Eishalle Deutweg EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
09.24.2010 Munich, Germany Zenith EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
09.26.2010 Vienna, Austria Gasometer EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.01.2010 Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.02.2010 Manheim, Germany Rosengarten EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.03.2010 Cologne, Germany Palladium EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.05.2010 Leipzig, Germany Haus-Auensee EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.06.2010 Berlin, Germany C-Halle EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.08.2010 Southampton, UK Guildhall EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.09.2010 Wolverhampton, UK Wolves Civic Hall EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.10.2010 Manchester, UK Apollo EUROPE BALLROOM BLITZ    
10.16.2010 Tokyo, Japan Loud Park Festival

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