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KORN’s JONATHAN DAVIS: “It Seems Like Music Has Moved On To A Place Where It Doesn’t Matter About Talent”

Korn singer Jonathan Davis and Evanescence vocalist Amy Lee discuss today's musical talent.

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KORN singer Jonathan Davis questions today’s music industry

KORN and EVANESCENCE kicked off their co-headlining North American tour with Jonathan Davis and Amy Lee sitting down with Interview magazine. During the talk, the two touch on the new generation of artists within the music industry.

KORN‘s Jonathan Davis says: “I’m totally into talent. It seems like music has moved on to a place where it doesn’t matter about talent. It’s about how talented the engineer is at faking everything.”

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee adds: “And it has become so much about personalities too, right? I feel like that’s like the new generation. It’s more about a personality than the actual song. I’ve seen their Instagram but like, what is their music? What does that mean to you? But I don’t want to be the old person complaining.”

Davis pipes in: “I know. I am old now.” But as Lee summarizes, “We’re purists. We’re allowed to say it.”

During the opening night of the current tour, Lee joined KORN on stage for a rendition of the song “Freak on a Leash,” which you can check out below.

KORN and EVANESCENCE 2022 tour dates:

Tue Aug 16 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena

Thu Aug 18 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sat Aug 20 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sun Aug 21 – Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre

Tue Aug 23 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center

Wed Aug 24 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center

Fri Aug 26 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center

Sat Aug 27 – Camden, NJ – Waterfront Music Pavilion

Sun Aug 28 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Wed Aug 31 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion

Thu Sep 01 – Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Sun Sep 04 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Tue Sep 06 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion

Fri Sep 09 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre

Sat Sep 10 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center

Tue Sep 13 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena

Thu Sep 15 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre

Fri Sep 16 – Ridgefield, WA – RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater