The name of lead singer of Canada’s heavy metal band Broken Social Scene (BSS) has been the subject of much speculation after the band announced its new name in June 2017.
In early 2018, the band’s official website changed the name to ‘Korn’.
In June 2017, Broken Social is a British rock band formed by vocalist and guitarist Matthew Mercer and bassist Matt Riddell in 2010.
The band has released three albums, the second of which was the self-titled album.
In January 2018, BSB released its sixth studio album, The World Is Mine.
The band’s new name was revealed on Twitter by frontman Josh Homme, who also used the word ‘kraken’.
The name ‘KORN’ was first used by the British music group Black Sabbath in 1982.
“It’s a really cool name for a band and we’re very proud of it.
It’s a word that we feel really connected to,” Homme said in a statement.
‘Korn’ is the second-most-popular English word for ‘lead singer’ among UK Twitter users in 2018, according to data from Google Trends.
Korn is the name of a fictional character in the 1980s television series The Sopranos, played by Michael Imperioli, played as a ‘lead’ singer in a British band called ‘Krieg’.
KORN Krieg is the band name of an American band from the 1970s.
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STILL ANOTHER BAND?
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