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Korn: MTV Unplugged

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MTV Unplugged

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Katy Perry
genre:
POP

We gave it a B-

While many of their ’90s contemporaries have become but nü-metal memories — Fred Durst, où es tu? — Korn are still proving their n?-mettle. To tide us over until their eighth studio album, Korn offer their MTV Unplugged. Singles ”Freak on a Leash” and ”Blind” are softened in their acoustic incarnations, though frontman Jonathan Davis still sounds like the Cookie Monster on a Toll House binge. And a cover of Radiohead’s ”Creep” and a duet with Cure frontman Robert Smith come off, alas, like unpopped kernels.