Critical Acclaim: Top 5 Korn Albums

When Korn released the new video for their track Hater a few weeks ago, it got us all talking here at All Axess Towers. Exactly which Korn album would we describe as being the very best?

Everybody had different opinions of course. Some went for musical quality. Others plumped for the album that brought back their fondest memories. After many, many hours of discussion, we still hadn’t come to a unanimous decision as to which would even round out the top three or four, let alone the best one. So, we thought we’d try a little experiment and leave it to the professionals. We rounded up as many professional reviews of the band’s albums as we could, and averaged out their scores. The result was a little surprising, if we’re honest.

For reference, the albums considered were Korn, Life is Peachy, Follow the Leader, Issues, Untouchables, Take a Look in the Mirror, See You on the Other Side, Untitled, Korn III: Remember Who You Are, The Path of Totality, and The Paradigm Shift.

So, out of the 11 considered albums, which make the top five? Which would make YOUR top five? Hit the button below to see how they ranked.

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27 Comments

  1. The Path of Totallity is the worst of the worst. They gave them high rates because they were all trying to get the Dubstep into industry.

    • The Path of Totality was a mixed bag. When it works, it REALLY works. (Get Up!, Narcissistic Cannibal) and when it doesn’t it’s really bad! (My Wall, Illuminati) It was originally supposed to be a 5 song EP. 3 new songs and remixes of Oildale and Blind. Then they decided to make it a full album. You can pretty much tell which ones were thought up at the last minute. They’re very lazy.

  2. Really? Untouchables or Issues doesn’t even make the grade. Probably the two best blended albums in their discography. Heavy as elephants chasing biggest loser contestants. And has every element of sound from before and after that time period. Disappointing.

  3. Im sorry cant agree with these rankings – though Path of Totality had some really good songs, you can’t miss out on Untouchables, Issues and Take a Look in the MIrror. Even Untitled is a better album than Korn III! My top 5 would be 1. Take a Look in the Mirror, 2. Korn, 3. Untouchables, 4. Follow the Leader, 5. Untitled

  4. This list is horrible. Here’s the truth, from a fan since the beginning:
    1. Life Is Peachy (1996)
    2. Issues (1999)
    3. KoRn (1994)
    4. Untouchables (2002)
    5. Follow the Leader (1998)
    6. Take A Look in the Mirror (2003)
    7. Korn III: Remember Who You Are (2010)
    8. The Paradigm Shift (2013)
    9. The Path of Totality (2011)
    10. Untitled (2007)

  5. I’d say my top 5 would be:
    1. Issues
    2. Untouchables
    3. KoRn
    4. Follow the Leader
    5. Take a Look in the Mirror/See You on the Other Side

  6. #1.) Issues
    #2.) Untouchables
    #3.) The Paradigm Shift
    #4.) Korn III: Remember Who You Are
    #5.) Path of Totality
    #7.) Follow the Leader
    #8.) Korn
    #9.) Life is Peachy
    #10.) Untitled
    #11.) Take a Look in the Mirror

  7. Obviously it`s a subjective discussion. But We have to recognize that Korn didn´t find the way to their original sound. They have been exploring some new sounds individually so in the process to incorporate that sound to korn, just failed. So far Life Is peachy is the best album, away from the conventional music, something rarely seen.

  8. It’s funny to see how TALIM is in everyone’s top 5 (even mine which is 1-Korn 2-TALIM 3-Life is Peachy 4-Follow The Leader 5-not sure) but the guys in Korn dont seem to like it very much.

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