In 1994, Korn were just another bunch of loud up-and-comers hard at work at their debut album — but once that record was completed and released, they revealed themselves to metal game-changers on the highest level. The band later compiled a slew of behind-the-scenes footage from the Korn sessions for a standalone video, 1997's Who Then Now?. In one of the doc's defining moments, Davis takes to the booth to record vocals for several tracks, including Korn closer "Daddy"; the other two songs, "Proud" and "Kill You," were released in 1996, on the band's sophomore album, Life Is Peachy. The footage provides a window into the process and all-too-real pain that led to Davis' unparalleled, intense vocal performances, which would come to define not only his band, but nu-metal as a whole. Check out his harrowing session in all its anguishing glory above.
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