Korn Members Comment On The Passing Of Their Former Touring Guitarist Shane Gibson


Korn guitarists James “Munky” Shaffer and Brian “Head” Welch has released the following statements regarding the untimely passing of their former touring guitarist Shane Gibson earlier this week. Gibson passed away yesterday morning as a result of complications from a blood clotting disorder. He was 35 years old.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Shane Gibson‘s friends, fans and family following the passing of our dear friend. Shane Gibson was Korn‘s touring guitarist from 2007 to 2010 and a member of Jonathan Davis‘ solo band, The SFA’s. He will be greatly missed.

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“I’ve never had the pleasure of meeting Shane, but I’m honored he was able to fill my spot after I left Korn. He was an amazing guitarist. Hopefully we can jam together in the next life. RIP brother.” – Brian “Head” Welch

Shane Gibson, you were an amazing guitar player and an amazing person. Your kindness and talent will be missed. I’m very fortunate to have known you.” – James “Munky” Shaffer