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January 31, 2004

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Korn on the ’Kok

Considered the pioneers of the “nu metal” sound from America, the five members of Korn are expected to blow the minds of Thai heavy rock disciples, who have waited for a long time to see their heroes play live in Thailand. And they are counting: in just six days – this Saturday – the much publicised concert “Korn Live in Bangkok” will come to Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani.

“Korn’s our favourite band. We never dared believe they would play in Bangkok,” says an excited and sweat-soaked axeman, Thanachai “Yod” Tantrakul of new Thai band Teething. “I once played 30 Korn numbers,” he adds.

Thanachai is not the only one who is trembling with emotion. So are the other members of Teething, an independent rock group, and hardcore fans of the hardcore Americans. To be fair, it isn’t just pent-up excitement that is causing the wet shirts and soggy locks: Teething has just completed an amazing, fast-paced set at the “Korn Live in Bangkok” press conference, to the cheers of the media and other contributing artists, including Big Ass, Zeal and Labanoon...

Posted by jsmooth995 at January 31, 2004 1:29 PM

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