Last week, Korn vocalist Jonathan Davis reported that guitarists James ‘Munky’ Shaffer and Brian ‘Head’ Welch had begun putting the first pieces in place for what will be their next album.
While revealing the info, Davis said that the pair had been “writing with different people for a while now,” which led many to believe that the band were experimenting with outside writers.
However, Davis has now clarified those comments at a launch event for his debut solo album Black Labyrinth.
He says (via The PRP): “Munky and Head have been working with a couple of different producers. I fucking hate the internet, man.
“I say, ‘Hey, the guys have been working with a couple of people,’ and they say, ‘Oh, now they’re using writers, and they suck.’ I fucking hate it!
“They’re working with two producers. We’re writing everything. And when I get done with this tour, I’m going to go back, I think, in July for a couple of days and start working with them.
“We’re just working on music. It’s just how it works. We’re still writing our own music. It’s all good.”
Davis, meanwhile, will kick off the European leg of his solo tour with a performance at Germany’s Rock Am Ring on June 1.
Jonathan Davis 2018 solo European tour dates
Jun 01: Nuremberg Rock Am Ring, Germany
Jun 02: Nurnberg Rock Im Park, Germany
Jun 04: Hamburg Gruenspan, Germany
Jun 06: Manchester Club Academy, UK
Jun 07: London O2 Academy Islington, UK
Jun 08: Download Festival, UK
Jun 10: Luxembourg Rockhal Club, Luxembourg
Jun 11: Pratten Z7, Switzerland
Jun 13: Prague Rocks 2018, Czech Republic
Jun 14: Nickelsdorf Nova Rock, Austria
Jun 16: Florence Firenze Rocks, Italy
Jun 20: Amsterdam Melkweg, Netherlands
Jun 21: Dessel Graspop Metal Meeting, Belgium
Jun 22: Clisson Hellfest, France