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Korn's 20th Anniversary, Whole-Debut-Album Tour by the Numbers

We tallied up all the figures that comprise one of the year's biggest metal events

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The Prelude

This October, Korn are celebrating the LP that started it all. Here's our statistical breakdown of the tour, as determined at the New York City date.

Release date of Korn's self-titled debut album: 10/11/94
Making this not actually the 20th anniversary but the: 21st
Copies sold: 10 million+
Runtime: 65:51
Tracks: 12
Length of final song, "Daddy," with extended Jonathan Davis meltdown outro followed by silence and secret skit: 17 minutes, 31 seconds
Scheduled 2015 tour dates performing album in full: 21
Range of dates: 10/1/15 - 10/30/15
Total Korn albums: 11 
Years since last full-length: 2 (2013's The Paradigm Shift)

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The Band

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Korn perform during The Korn 20th Anniversary Tour  at Irving Plaza on October 5, 2015 in New York
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Original members remaining: 4 out of 5
Years without original drummer David Silveria: 9 
Years since conscripting Ray Luzier as permanent drummer: 6
Members who primarily go by nicknames: 3 (Munky, Head, Fieldy)
Korn's combined age: 224
44-year-olds: 1 (Jonathan Davis)
45-year-olds: 4 (everyone else)

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The Scene Onstage

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Korn perform during The Korn 20th Anniversary Tour  at Irving Plaza on October 5, 2015 in New York
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Bagpipe cameos: 1
Korn members with dreadlocks: 4
Medium-tall electric candles, Bed Bath & Beyond–style, atop amps: 25+
Strings on all guitars: 7
Guitars with glow in the dark frets: 1
Members who misted faces with spray bottles between songs: 2 (Fieldy, Munky)
Monster Energy–brand athletic wristbands worn by singer Jonathan Davis: 2
Pairs of capris worn: 1 (we won't blow your cover, man)

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The Show

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Korn perform during The Korn 20th Anniversary Tour  at Irving Plaza on October 5, 2015 in New York
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Guitar picks thrown into crowd: 30+
Length: Roughly 85 minutes
Breaks, no less than one minute long, per song: 1
Eric Clapton songs noodles on bass between songs: 1 ("Layla")
Albums represented in encore: 5
Years represented in encore in order of performance: 
1999 (Issues' "Falling Away from Me"
2002 (Untouchables' "Here to Stay")
2005 (See You on the Other Side's "Coming Undone")
2003 Take a Look in the Mirror ("Did My Time")
1998 (Follow the Leader's "Freak on a Leash")

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The Atmosphere

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 05: Jonathan Davis performs during The Korn 20th Anniversary Tour at Irving Plaza on October 5, 2015 i
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Crowd capacity at sold-out New York City tour stop at Irving Plaza: 1,025
Difficulty level, scale of 1-10, re: getting to the front of the crowd: 3.8
Attendees seen sexting with girlfriends: 1 ("Do it. It'll be erotic and hot." "That's hot to me." "You are fucking hot." "You literally make me so hot just thinking about you. You turn me on so much.")
Shirt price outside venue after show: "10 bucks! Teeeennn bucks! Shirts, only 10 bucks! 10 dollar shirts, people!"

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