Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. Before Korn was formed, three of the original members of the band were associated with the band L.A.P.D. After releasing two albums, L.A.P.D. broke up. They were also briefly known as Creep, recording a demo with a singer named Corey until Shaffer, Arvizu, and Silveria enlisted Brian Welch and Jonathan Davis to form the band that went on to become Korn. Genres - Nu metal, alternative metal. Associated acts - L.A.P.D., Sexart, Jonathan Davis and the SFA, Fear and the Nervous System, Fieldy's Dreams, JDevil.