Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1992. The current band line up includes four members: Jonathan Davis, James 'Munky' Shaffer, Reginald 'Fieldy' Arvizu and Ray Luzier. Korn was originally formed by three of the members of the band L.A.P.D.. The band released their first demo album Neidermeyer's Mind, in 1993. Their debut album Korn, was released in October 1994. The band began recording Life Is Peachy in April 1996, and released it in October 1996. Follow the Leader is recognized as Korn's mainstream breakthrough, peaking at number one on the Billboard 200 in August 1998, along with the following album Issues, in November 1999. The band released Untouchables in June 2002, and released Take a Look in the Mirror in November 2003. Their first compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1, was released in October 2004, concluding Korn's contract with Epic and Immortal Records.
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