Brian “Head” Welch Joins Babymetal Onstage in Idaho

                KORN guitarist Brian “Head” Welch joined BABYMETAL on stage — his face painted in the same white-and-black makeup as the Japanese act’s backing band — on June 25 at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho. Official video footage from KORN, as well as a couple of fan-filmed clips, of the collaboration can be seen below. BABYMETAL was one of the support acts on KORN‘s “The Serenity Of Summer” tour, also featuring STONE SOUR, YELAWOLF and ISLANDER. KORN‘s latest album, “The Serenity... Read The Rest →

Korn honored for nearly 25 years of blowing our minds

Stone Sour/Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor didn’t mince any words explaining why Korn were deserving of the Vanguard award at last night’s Alternative Press Music Awards show. Read more: Take a look at the rest of our 2017 APMAs coverage In their first AP cover story (AP 110, September 1997), frontman Jonathan Davis casually admitted, “Everything about this band is heavy.” Davis never assumed any kind of tough-guy stance. While his band—guitarists James “Munky” Shaffer, Brian “Head” Welch, Reggie “Fieldy” Arvizu and drummer Ray Luzier—flexed some serious sonic muscle, Davis sang, barked,... Read The Rest →

Brian “Head” Welch Returns With New Book “With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes On My Way Back to Korn”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 18, 2016) – Musician and New York Times bestselling author BRIAN ‘HEAD’ WELCH made headlines in 2005 when he abandoned heavy metal super-group KORN after a very personal spiritual encounter he had at his home in California. With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes On My Way Back To Korn—due out May 17, 2016 from Nelson Books—is the guitarist’s account of the brutal, eye-opening eight years he spent as a single Dad after leaving KORN, leading up to his controversial decision to rejoin the band in 2013 and reconcile with the tribe of people he once considered family in the metal music scene. Written... Read The Rest →

Brian “Head” Welch Upcoming Book Featured in Loudwire

The upcoming release of Brian “Head” Welch’s fourth book, With My Eyes Wide Open, was recently covered by rock news outlet Loudwire. See what they had to say below! Korn guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch is a prolific writer in both in music and in literature. After leaving the band in 2005 with a newfound devotion to religion, he abandoned his drug use and got clean. With the split came some mud-slinging between him and frontman Jonathan Davis, but they reconciled their differences when Welch made guest appearances with the band in 2012 and 2013 before officially rejoining... Read The Rest →

New Debut-Inspired Korn Album Coming Together Quickly

Brian “Head” Welch was featured in an interview recently on Jack Antonio’s Do You Know Jack podcast show. Per, Brian had this to say about the writing process for Korn’s upcoming album: “‘We started writing a few weeks ago and we have a bunch of ideas. It’s really coming out quickly.’ He adds: ‘It’s pretty danged heavy – we’re really pleased with what’s going on. We’re five guys in the band. We want everyone to be happy with the album. We want everybody to be smiling at the end of the process.’... Read The Rest →


Brian “Head” Welch has entered the studio with Jason Rauch to start work on a new Love and Death record. Stay on the look out for more updates on the new album coming soon! Share → Tweet

KORN’s BRIAN ‘HEAD’ WELCH Says He ‘Hates’ Religion, Has Found Satisfaction In ‘Relationship Through Christ’

Matt Pinfield of Fanpass conducted an interview with KORN guitarist Brian “Head” Welch at this year’s Welcome To Rockville festival, which was held April 26-27 at Metro Park in Jacksonville, Florida. You can now watch the chat below. Welch, a former drug addict and reformed Christian, spoke about what it’s like touring with KORN since rejoining the band in early 2013, eight years after first leaving the band. “I like to get high on something, and when I asked the Lord to come and make his home inside of me,... Read The Rest →

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