Korn Touring For Cheap On Family Values
After a five-year hiatus, Korn has revived its Family Values tour for a summer run that will feature Deftones, Stone Stour, Flyleaf and Japanese upstarts Dir En Gray.After a five-year hiatus, Korn has revived its Family Values tour for a summer run that will feature Deftones, Stone Stour, Flyleaf and Japanese upstarts Dir En Gray. The trek will begin July 27 in Virginia Beach, Va., and will also feature a second stage with bands to be announced. Lawn tickets will be sold for $9.99 at all stops on the tour.
Korn will be out behind its 2005 Virgin debut, "See You on the Other Side," which has sold 825,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Latest single is No. 12 this week on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart.
"When Family Values first started it felt like music was fresh and exciting," says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis. "We want to recreate that same feeling for our fans, and offer them a full day of fun and some great music."
As previously reported, the Deftones' long-in-the-works new album is due in September. Dir En Gray's American debut, "Withering to Debut," will arrive May 16 via Warcon.
Here are the cities for the Family Values tour:
Alpine Valley, Wis.
Kansas City, Mo.
San Bernardino, CA;
Virginia Beach, Va.
West Palm Beach, Fla.