Korn’s iconic frontman, Jonathan Davis has announced his debut solo album, Black Labyrinth, that has apparently been in the making for 10 years now.

This comes after the nu-metal pioneer revealed last December that his solo album was in the works, revealing it’s lead single ‘What It Is’.

The album, that deals with themes of social media, denial and alienation, is slated for a release on the  25th May. “There’s a level of enlightenment I want to achieve,” he says in a new statement.

“With all of the bullshit going, everyone is stuck on their fucking cell phones. This takes us way out of that. No matter how hard you try to fight bad things in your life, life will be what it is. It’s up to you to accept that, combat it, and move forward, or it’s up to you to be in denial.

“Then, it becomes a thorn in your side until you finally deal with it. This is it. Just deal with it.”

He’s also revealed an official album teaser to give you a taste of what styles you can expect from the album – from the sound of it, fans can expect a departure from Korn’s signature nu-metal stylings to more modern metal and industrial soundscapes.

Check it out below:

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Korn are playing the inaugural Download Festival in Melbourne this weekend, headlining alongside Limp Bizkit and Prophets Of Rage.

Download Festival Australia 2018

Saturday, March 24
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (Lic. / All Ages)
Tickets on sale now