Korn frontman Jonathan Davis reveals he’s working on a ‘country music project’

The singer is currently recording with country duo Big & Rich

Jonathan Davis, best known as the singer of nu-metal band Korn, is set to launch a new country music project.

The frontman, who dabbled in dubstep on Korn’s 2011 album ‘The Path Of Totality’, announced the news via his Instagram account, posting an image of himself working in the studio with country duo Big & Rich. The picture’s caption read: “Working with Big and Rich on a country music project #Bakersfieldsound”.

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Davis was born in Bakersfield, California, a city renowned for its pedal steel and honky-tonk music during the 1950s. See Davis’ Instagram post below.

https://instagram.com/p/3MzW77zWjD/

Korn’s most recent album was ‘The Paradigm Shift’ in 2013, their 11th studio effort. The band recently announced that they will perform their debut 1994 album ‘Korn’ in its entirety at a pair of UK shows this summer. Davis and co will appear at Manchester’s O2 Apollo venue on July 15 and London O2 Academy Brixton a day later.

Korn recently joined Slipknot on a joint tour of the UK, christened the ‘Prepare For Hell’ tour. The two bands joined forces in London to cover Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’, with superfan and Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea praising the “amazing” Manchester date.

Korn will play the following UK dates:

Manchester O2 Apollo (July 15)
London O2 Academy Brixton (16)

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