Korn Drop Heavy New Single, “Forgotten”

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Back in November, nu-metal legends Korn announced their new album Requiem with the release of its first single, “Start the Healing.” Some fans found the new track’s streamlined hard rock sound a little too easy overall. Now, the band have released a follow-up song, “Forgotten,” and for old-school Korn fans, this is more like it.

The obvious difference between “Forgotten” and “Start the Healing” is the drop which kicks this track off and the vocals on the chorus. Both songs see Korn going a little more melodic and sung rather than screamed, but with “Forgotten” we get that real pounding bounce riff and Jonathan Davis giving us a full-throated bellow on the refrain. It’s the opening track of Requiem, so it’s good to know that Korn are kicking things off with a bang on this one.

Check out “Forgotten” below:

Korn’s Requiem drops February 4th, 2022, and is available for preorder. Check out the cover art and tracklisting below:

1. Forgotten
2. Let the Dark Do the Rest
3. Start The Healing
4. Lost in the Grandeur
5. Disconnect
6. Hopeless and Beaten
7. Penance to Sorrow
8. My Confession
9. Worst Is On Its Way

And make sure to catch the band on their upcoming tour with Chevelle and Code Orange:

1/31 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Footprint Center^
2/1 – San Diego, Calif. @ Viejas Arena^
2/4 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Banc of California Stadium^
2/5 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Banc of California Stadium^
3/4 – Springfield, Mo. @ JQH Arena*
3/5 – Kansas City, Mo. @ T-Mobile Center*
3/7 – Fort Wayne, Ind. @ Allen County War Memorial Coliseum*
3/8 – Evansville, Ind. @ Ford Center*
3/10 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ University of Tennessee – Thompson-Boling Arena*
3/11 – Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum Complex*
3/13 – Huntington, W.V. @ Mountain Health Arena*
3/15 – Hershey, Pa. @ Giant Center*
3/16 – Providence, R.I. @ Dunkin Donuts Center*
3/19 – Manchester, N.H. @ SNHU Arena*
3/20 – Albany, N.Y. @ Times Union Center*
3/22 – Rochester, N.Y. @ Blue Cross Arena*
3/23 – Saginaw, Mich. @ Dow Event Center*
3/25 – Moline, Ill. @ TaxSlayer Center*
3/26 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Target Center*
3/28 – Des Moines, Iowa @ Wells Fargo Arena*
3/29 – Madison, Wis. @ The Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center*
3/31 – Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Paycom Center*
4/1 – Wichita, Kan. @ INTRUST Bank Arena*

^ = w/ System of a Down, Helmet, Russian Circles
* = w/ Chevelle and Code Orange


Words by Chris Krovatin