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Korn To Take Issues On Road In Early 2000

Metal band to tour U.S. in winter and spring before moving on to Europe.

Prolific and popular metal band Korn will tour the United States and

Europe beginning early next year.

The outing kicks off on Feb. 19 in Miami, hitting U.S. stops into April.

Korn then move on to Italy, France, Germany and other European countries

through June, according to an itinerary on the band's official website

(www.korn.com) and confirmed by the group's publicist.

Korn's fourth album, Issues, debuted at #1 on the Billboard

200 albums chart last week, selling almost 575,000 copies in its first six days in stores. The disc, which includes the single "Falling Away From Me" (RealAudio excerpt), will drop to #5 on this week's chart, to be published Thursday (Dec. 2). It was released little more than a year after 1998's Follow the Leader.

"It seems like a lot of bands are making albums every five years, instead

of every year," singer Jonathan Davis said last month. "We want to keep

getting the music out to our fans."

Korn tour dates:

Feb. 19; Miami, Fla.; American Airlines Arena

Feb. 21; New Orleans, La.; New Orleans Arena

Feb. 23; Dallas, Texas; Reunion Arena

Feb. 24; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Myriad

Feb. 26; Salt Lake City, Utah; E Center

Feb. 28; Phoenix, Ariz.; America West Arena

Feb. 29; Anaheim, Calif.; The Pond

March 1; TBA

March 3; Oakland, Calif.; Oakland Coliseum

March 6; Seattle, Wash.; Key Arena

March 7; Portland, Ore.; Rose Garden Arena

March 10; Fargo, N.D.; Fargo Dome

March 11; Madison, Wis.; Dane County Arena

March 13; Moline, Ill.; Mark of the Quad

March 14; Minneapolis, Minn.; Target Center

March 16–17; Chicago, Ill.; Allstate Arena

March 19; TBA

March 20; Fort Wayne, Ind.; Fort Wayne Coliseum

March 23; Dayton, Ohio; Nutter Center

March 24; Buffalo, N.Y.; Marine Midland Arena

March 25; Toronto, Ontario; TBA

March 27; Baltimore, Md.; Baltimore Arena

March 28; Hartford, Conn.; Civic Center

March 30; Worcester, Mass.; Centrum

April 1; East Rutherford, N.J.; Continental Airlines Arena

April 3; Auburn Hills, Mich.; Palace of Auburn Hills

April 7; Philadelphia, Pa.; First Union Center

April 8; Nassau, N.Y.; Coliseum

April 11; Greensboro, N.C.; Greensboro Coliseum

April 13; Atlanta, Ga.; Phillips Arena

April 14; Charlotte, N.C.; Coliseum

April 15; Nashville, Tenn.; Gaylord Entertainment Center

April 17; Little Rock, Ark.; Barton Coliseum

April 18; St. Louis, Mo.; Kiel Center

April 19; Kansas City, Mo.; Kemper Arena

May 12; Milan, Italy; Filaforum

May 13; Lyon, France; Palais de Sport

May 15; Stuttgart, Germany; Böblingen Sporthalle

May 16; Paris, France; Bercy

May 17; Rennes, France; La Liberté

May 19; London, England; Wembley Arena

May 20; Manchester, England; Apollo

May 22; Rotterdam, Holland; Ahoy Halle

May 24; Brussels, Belgium; Forest National

May 26; Toulouse, France; Zenith

May 27; Marseilles, France; Dome

May 29; Madrid, Spain; La Cubierta

May 30; Lisbon, Portugal; Atlantico Pavilion

June 2; Düsseldorf, Germany; Philipshalle

June 3; Eindhoven, Holland; Dynamo Festival

June 5; Hamburg, Germany; Stadtpark

June 6; Berlin, Germany; Arena

June 8; Katowice, Poland; Spodek

June 10–11; Germany; Rock Am Ring/Rock Im Park Festival

June 12; Holland; Pinkpop Festival