Korn Singer Felled By Blood Illness

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is suffering from a blood-related illness, forcing the band to cancel its European tour, Billboard reports.

Davis, 35, was hospitalized in London over the weekend with immune thrombocytopenic purpura, which, according to the National Institutes of Health’s Web site, affects the body’s ability to stop bleeding.

On the band’s Web site, Davis thanks fans for their messages during “some of the scariest days of my life.”

Korn Rocker Jonathan Davis Has Baby Pirate

BORN: Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, 34, and his wife, ex-porn star Deven Davis, 29, welcomed a baby boy last Friday and they have named him Pirate, the rocker reports on his blog. Actually, the child’s full name is Pirate Howsmon Davis. His dad says the new arrival is doing just fine. “I can’t describe how I’m feeling right now,” writers Davis, who also has a 9-year-old named Nathan from a 1999-2002 marriage.