Korn have today revealed details of their twelfth studio album 'The Serenity Of Suffering', as well as releasing a brand new video for 'Rotting In Vain', the first single to be lifted from the release. Due for release on 21st October 2016, the disc marks their return to Roadrunner Records.
Hot on the heels of their festival-stealing set at this year's Download Festival, the Bakersfield quintet's new collection marks their return to Roadrunner Records, who previously released 2010’s 'Korn III – Remember Who You Are' and 2011’s 'The Path of Totality'. The new set is available for pre-order from today here, where 'Rotting In Vain' is available to grab immediately.
The video for 'Rotting In Vain' meanwhile, stars 'Sons of Anarchy' actor Tommy Flanagan, and was filmed by famed rock photographer & video director, Dean Karr. The clip can be viewed below.
Says front man, Jonathan Davis: "'Rotting in Vain’ was written about being in that black place, being in situations that I don’t like in life, be it relationships or feeling when you’re stuck and you’re just being abused or you don’t like where you’re at, and you just sit there and rot. It takes you years and years to figure out how to claw your way out. That’s where ‘Rotting in Vain’ came from. That’s the vibe that inspired the song.”
Produced by Nick Raskulinecz, whose previous credits include Foo Fighters, Deftones, and Black Star Riders, the album also features a special guest appearance from Corey Taylor of Slipknot. The sleeve artwork meanwhile, which can also be viewed below, was created by artist, Ron English.
Earlier this week, Korn kicked off their 'Return of the Dreads Tour' in Denver, Colorado. The co-headlining summer trek with Rob Zombie, features special guests, In This Moment and continues through until 3rd September. The band will then share co-headlining duties with Breaking Benjamin from 24th September, on the 'Nocturnal Underground' arena tour with special guests, Motionless In White.