Korn is an American nu metal band formed in Bakersfield, California, in 1993. The band formed after the disbandment of of L.A.P.D. and the current line up includes Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and Ray Luzier. Their nu metal sound is considered a fusion genre and characterised by a traditional metal sound incorporating elements of Grunge and hip hop, supported by vocals that oscillate between harrowing screeches and soft melancholy. The band released two albums prior to 1996’s Follow the Leader, however it was with this album that the band gained a mainstream breakthrough, peaking at number one on the Billboard 200 in 1998. They soon followed this with 1999’s Issues which was equally successful. They have earnt six Grammy nominations over the years, two of which they have won for Freak on a Leash from Follow the Leader and Here to Stay from 2002’s The Untouchables. Korn have sold over 20 millions albums in the US alone and a total of 35 million albums worldwide marking them as one of the 90’s greats.