Maria Erna, the sister of GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna, proposed to her boyfriend on stage during the band's September 28 concert at the Rock Vegas festival at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Video footage of the proposal can be seen below.After the show, Sully tweeted, "Congrats to my crazy sister Maria and her new fiancé! 'She' proposed to him on my stage last night in front of Vegas! Hahaha! She nuts!" GODSMACK kicked off the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour with SHINEDOWN, STAIND and others on August 17 in Bonner Springs, Kansas, with Sully Erna starting his first major tour since canceling a European run several weeks ago over throat issues.
Also on the Uproar bill were ADELITAS WAY, P.O.D., DEUCE, REDLIGHT KING and others. GODSMACK will also be one of the headliners on the ShipRocked 2012 cruise this year, taking off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida in late November for five days. GODSMACK's first-ever live album, "Live & Inspired", sold around 16,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 19 on The Billboard 200 chart.