Album Review: Korn – ‘The Path Of Totality’

Not quite a car crash, but a near miss

What do you do when you’re 10 albums into your career, sliding down festival bills and trying to bury the tag of creators of a genre you now despise? If you’re [a]Korn[/a], you Google ‘2011 music’ and rope in a bunch of DJs for a ‘dubstep’ album, of course. The results of this LP, which is basically a string of hook-ups with the likes of dubstep betrayer Skrillex, are predictably patchy, but when it works, like on club stomper ‘Get Up!’, it really works. Much as there’s no getting away from the fact that this is basically one long remix, it’s much better than the car crash we all predicted it would be.

Tom Goodwyn