Korn Boycotts Use of BP Oil

by | Jun 9, 2010

Cool tidbit about Korn — they’re boycotting the use of BP oil while on tour this summer. 

The band will not be fueling any touring vehicles with BP products and is strongly encouraging other touring artists to do the same.

“The daily images are hard to watch,” says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis. “We need to do our part to let BP know there are consequences for causing something like this. We want to send a message to corporations like BP so that they will take more preventative measures in the future.  The more costly their punishment, the more money they will spend to make sure disasters like this don’t happen again. It’s plain and simple capitalism.”

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