Best Korn Album

Jason-Scott

The Top Ten

1 Korn

Honestly in my opinion it's one of the few Korn albums I can just listen to all day. (Also life is peachy is a close second as well. ) Everything about this album is different, raw, and heavy. I'm going to be honest, not all tracks in this album is prefect. But the tracks like predictable, blind, clown and helmet in the bush make the entire album a classic.

This is Korn... I'm a fan only of the first 3 albums.. And I don't know who or what these new Korn fans are but they have nothing to do with us... The style of music they played after Follow the Leader was only done to make MONEY!... Now I would have done the same thing. Jonathan Davis is a GOD... And I'm sure Korn themselves HATE that new style...

This drew the line; there is a before and an after in the history of metal music.

The album that started it all, greatest band of all time! All their albums are great

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2 Follow the Leader

This album can't be faulted, not their best album though. Their first two and issues are my personal favourites but this one and untitled fill up my top five. The way these song flow into each other especially it's on and freak on a leash, so tasty, the amount of times I've listened to these first two tracks... Next few tracks are solid but it steps up a level once pretty starts and the level doesn't drop. Seed being a stand out track, needs to be listened by more korn fans, should be regarded as one of their best songs ever in my opinion. Although reclaim my place is just something else, another solid song that has so much energy in it. Reclaim my place is perfect for the mosh pit. Great album but not korns best effort.

As my close second or third favorite album ( these choices are tough), this album deserves credit for introducing Korn to the majority of us. Freak on a Leash was the first Korn song I heard. I didn't even know it was Korn and I was into it. Great album including other songs like Dead Bodies Everywhere, Got the Life, Seed, Its On, BBK Children of the Korn, All in the Family, its definitely a great album.

So accessible and the bass! The bass is just incredible. Has some of the best songs. None of the electronic influences that the latter albums are ruined with

This album was great when it came out but today is average at most; it had hits which were making impression, today its hard to come back and listen to him - dubbelvla

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3 Issues

This album contains some of KoRn's most atmospheric and smooth songs of all times. I like to compare this album to Marilyn Manson's Mechanical Animals. Where it's so different from its predecessor but absolutely brilliant at the same time. I love this album, everything from the chilling starting track "Dead" to its singles "Falling Away From Me" and "Make Me Bad" (which are, in my opinion, some of KoRns best songs of all time.) There's something about this album that just works for how unique it is. Favourite tracks are; Dead, Falling Away From Me, Wake Up, Make Me Bad, Wish You Could Be Me, Beg for Me and Trash.

Their most atmospheric album to date. Every song here is solid and the breakdowns give me a massively nostalgic feeling. The album converts the feelings of depression and sadness into sound perfectly. Even excluding the vocals, something about these tracks feel creepy and emotional.

This is the only Korn album in which ALL songs are solid. Although the songs are very catchy/straightforward and the album sinks in you form the beginning, you don't get tired of listening to it time after time. Memorable vocals, melodies, chorus, riffs and production. An incredible metal album.

I would argue that Untouchables also has all solid songs (Except Beat it Upright, of course). But Follow the Leader should definitely not be so high up, the first half of the album is so clearly better.

This is their darkest and heaviest stuff. It's truly Korn at its most intense. It's just before the point where they've fully matured and grown up, so they've still maintained their initial edge, but also late enough into their career where they were able to refine their craft. - marmalade_skies

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4 Untouchables

Thus album was good, but I out just one step below the first four, and 1 above everything after take a look in the mirror. Here to Stay in my opinion kind if makes this album, I do like songs such as bottled up inside, thoughtless, beat it upright, embrace, but when I compare all if those songs to songs like Clown, Mr Rogers, Daddy, Dirty, Blind, Fake, Kill You, Freak in a leash, dead bodies everywhere, trash, somebody someone, I can keep going, I feel like here to stay is the only one that is as good as (some) of those. Just feel like they got away from Korn after Issues in my OP.

This Album Stands Alone Not Just For Korn But The Music Industry The Atmosphere Of The Music & Instrumentals Are Unique And Amazing Beyond Words.

And With The Most Influential And Meaningful With Incredibly Well Constructed & Written Songs.

Trully An Album You Have To Listen To Before You Die.

This album has the best KoRn song in KoRn history. HERE TO STAY is by far the best song I have ever heard. It is amazing! It has an amazing riff. Actually all of the riffs are amazing!

Amazing. Just amazing. One of my favorite album of all time. Fantastic album. Heavy as all hell, all the songs are near-perfect, special mention to Hollow Life. Simply a near-perfect album

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5 Life Is Peachy

Good God, Mr. Rogers, A*S itch, Chi, Twist, kill you, Swallow and much more great songs on this album. Why is it rated 5th... This is much better then untouchables and issues for sure.. If I made my own list it would be Life is peachy, Korn then follow the leader. Sure follow the leader is a good album. But life is peachy and korn is helping me get through high school. And follow the leader is good but korn is trying to make it "prefect" and I like the style and trashiness on the first 2 albums.

This album is absolutely amazing. The self titled album is pretty good too. After this album it just becomes crap. Davis starts whining on every vocal after this album, and they try to "perfect" their sound. If they kept playing to the style of this album I would never have searched for other genres. Actually, I just needed to get past age 16 to discover real metal.

I always thought the self titled album was my favourite, it's certainly the one I've listened to, however, after recently giving this more of a chance I can say I definitely underestimated this album! Twist is an awesome way to start an album, chi is an incredible song, I love porno creep (David is inane) and good god, mr Rogers is awesome and I love the cover of wicked with chino Moreno. Overall a great listen!

My absolute favorite, for ever. Every song is so good! I live Twist, Good God, Chi & A.D.I.D.A.S!

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6 Take a Look In the Mirror

I have all the korn albums except anything after this album might buy paradigm shift, but seriously I have been a korn fan since I was 8 years old I am 26 now and I can tell you the true order its Take a look in the Mirror, Issues, Follow the leader, the self titled Korn, Untouchables, Life is Peachy, and all the other albums without head is a total disgrace. I might buy paradigm shift maybe.

I'll never understand why this isn't considered in the top 3 best albums. Outside of the original Korn and Follow the Leader, this is their best combination of raw power and great chorus/riffs.

Jonathon Davis vocals on this album are better than any previous album. Do you want to know what deep depression feels like? Listen to track 4, Here it comes again.

Forever KoRn

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7 See You on the Other Side

My first KoRn album alongside their
"Untitled". I heard this when I was kid, with my first song being "Coming Undone". I loved it from the first time I heard it. I gradually sought out
KoRn, and having heard all their albums, this is the best. The only close follow ups are "Untitled" and "Take A Look In The Mirror". I just think the gritty electronics being smashed with KoRn's signature sound, along with experimental, catchy songs, makes this album all in all the nose enjoyable.

Korn took things to the next level with this album while still sounding undeniably Korn, the Manson and NIN style industrial and gothic feels to this album are ungodly, personally my favourite album ever

I like the old ones too but this album was the first I've ever heard of Korn back in 2005 and what still amazes me besides the well played songs is the production of this album. It's well produced and "Big" you can hear it.

One of the worst Korn albums, first without leading guitarist Head, produced by Britney Spears producer, sounds like pop industrial music - dubbelvla

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8 The Paradigm Shift

Korn really got back on track with this album. I like it very much because it still has the dubstep elements but at the same time it kind of returns back to their old sound. Though they have released so many albums they have managed to reinvent themselves - and that's not something many bands can or have patience to do...

This album is very melodic though its not the best it definitely think its in the top 5 especially with songs like what we do, punishment time, and lullaby for a sadist

Best album since Untouchables!

Mixed dance, funk and metal; vocal parts by Davis are poor on this album (they were recorded separetally from rest of the music) and its one of the worst Korn albums - dubbelvla

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9 Korn III: Remember Who You Are

Definitely not their best album, but still very underrated! They tried to sound like the first two albums, but didn't really make it, which is not bad at all. It kind of has the spirit of the first two albums, but yet a fresh and different sound. The music is shaped really interesting. The catchy riffs, that mostly head contributed, are missing. But that's also what makes this album special and diverse. I'm more of an ''old-school korn fan'', but still this album succeeds to impress me. If you really like korn, give it a chance, guys!

Korn returning to their roots with nu metal producer Ross Robinson; one of their best albums, vocals are very good and percussion by new drummer is also significant - dubbelvla

Great Underated album
With Fear Is A Place To Live - guizpom

Paradigm shift might be but still not much better than path to totalit y.. i n fact ps only got 2-4 good songs! GET UP IS COOL NC IS OKAY

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10 Serenity of Suffering

This in my opinion is their number one album. Because what they've been saying is true. It's mad and hysterical like old Korn especially on songs like Everything Falls Apart. It's emotional on songs like when you're not there and the Hating. It's atmospheric on Different World. They have their old sound mixed with their maturity as musicians, and John's screams have never ever been better. They rate this album themselves as top two or three of their career. I believe it is number 1.

I personally think that this and Paradigm Shift are up there with their highest-rated albums. It is, however, quite difficult to compare them, as although there are similarities their older and newer works are quite different, because of the technical changes, stylistic changes in the genre and the stylistic choices of the band.

The album isn't even out yet, but I listened to the first two singles and really enjoyed them, it really took me back to the old school days before the post-untouchables era. Also Corey Taylor from slipknot is featured on one of the songs, so I have a good feeling this is gonna be great. Johnathan, don't let us down!

After some lackluster albums, they truly came back with this dime. A return to their old sound. Untouchables is probably the album that sounds the most similar to this album.

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The Contenders

11 Untitled

This album passed people by which is a shame, it's so close to being a five star album. It's just not as good as the first four albums, makes it their fifth best album in my opinion. Every song is sublime, apart from do what they say and that one isn't even that bad of a song. Starting over starts off the album with a brooding and energetic chorus, kiss is a beautiful and dark slow number, killing is just off the chain with some right dirty riff from the off and overture and obituary finishes the album sounding like something ripped out of the 80's. Just a great album, deserves more praise

A new spin on all of KoRn's library. Deserves a much higher place than ninth, I'd even say second, only to See You on the Other Side. The Intro packs a punch, and Starting Over, Love & Luxury, Hold On, and I Will Protect You are all essential KoRn songs, in my opinion. I feel they tried very hard to bring a new style into their normally expected way of presenting music, and along with select few I seem to be alone on seeing it's brilliance.

Numerous songs on here I absolutely love. Evolution and Hold On are just as hardcore as they are catchy. Kiss is, perhaps, their best song of all time. - marmalade_skies

That's their worst album, only 3 band members, music is "invisible" - dubbelvla

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12 The Path Of Totality

Not their best work, but there is some great songs on the album. Like Narcissistic Cannibal, Get Up!, Burn the Obedient, etc. And I do think Johnathan's voice works great with the dub step. I don't even like dub step, but I enjoyed this album.

I love this band it is mazing! I believe this band will take Korn farther in the future. They have been great sense the beginning no question about that I believe there still running strong and they always will no matter what. I still need to go to one of their concerts. ;(

Oh come on! It's not their best, but it sure isn't their worst! The Path of Totality may just be the first album ever in yet another new genre of music sparked once again by KoRn. My top 5 are:
1) KoRn
2) The Path Of Totality (Yes, really)
3) KoRn I
4) Life is Peachy
5) The rest are pretty much tied except for Issues and Untitled.

I usually like EDM music, but I find this album rather generic and bland. - marmalade_skies

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13 Korn Greatest Hits Vol. 1
14 The Essential Korn

Good colection of hits from first 6 albums - dubbelvla

I have and it has the greatest hits. nothing more to say... 1000% and beyond

15 Live & Rare
16 MTV Unplugged

Okay, if my 50 year old mother likes this album, it must be good.

17 Neidermayer's Mind

Blind sounds so much better on this album KORN is one of my favourite albums and blind is an amazing song but the guitar riffs for that song on this album are awesome

They sound so cool and creepy on this demo. I love it!

Why isn't this one the list?

18 Chopped & Screwed
19 Good God - Ep V 1 Comment
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