In March, Korn guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch opened up about his relationship to religion on Robb Flynn’s show. No fucking regrets Podcast. Now Head is clarifying his position on Christianity in a new YouTube video titled “Am I Still a Christian?” You can watch the full video below.
Although he credits Christianity with saving him from drug addiction and alcoholism, Head told Flynn he originally went “too far” with his religious preaching, adding that he “was obsessed with it, just like I was obsessed with drugs.”
In the new video, Head responded to negative comments he received after appearing on the podcast. He suggested that some of his comments have been taken out of context by some, especially the Christian news media. “A lot of this media took it and listened to it and thought I was giving it up,” Head says (as transcribed by Blabbermouth).
âWhen I first became a Christian, I first came out of methamphetamine and had an extremely powerful encounter where God revealed Himself to me,â Head explains. “And so those two sides of the coin – getting off the meth and a potent encounter – I didn’t know how to react and I just went out and I was overzealous, I was hateful with my faith, and it got me. took a while That’s all I was trying to say in this video, in this podcast with Robb Flynn. “
He added that his manager had encouraged him to face the situation as many people were starting to believe that he had given up on his faith.
âBut that stuff doesn’t touch me at all anymore,â Head says. âIt’s just, like, whatever. People can twist your words however they want. I have an amazing relationship with God and I know where it is. So I’m very confident about it, so I don’t. don’t really have to worry about a temporary controversy. “
Brian âHeadâ Welch: âAm I still a Christian? “
This isn’t the first time Head has tried to set the record straight. He took to social media on March 19 to clarify some of the comments he made. Speaking about how he “went too far” with religion, he detailed some regrets regarding decisions regarding his daughter, finances, relationships with her family, as well as her membership in a group he has. described as “resembling a cult”.