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GODSMACK's 'When Legends Rise' Album Will Include 'Dream On'/'November Rain'-Style Ballad, Says SULLY ERNA

GODSMACK vocalist Sully Erna recently spoke with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's forthcoming seventh album, "When Legends Rise": Sully: "Dude, it's really strong, man. I think people are going to love ...

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SULLY ERNA Says 'When Legends Rise' Could Turn Out To Be GODSMACK's 'Biggest Record' Since Debut Album

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna was recently interviewed for "The Bangover" show on TotalRock Radio. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how GODSMACK's upcoming album, "When Legends Rise", compares to the band's previous efforts: Sully: "Well, there's some pretty big differences. ...

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Watch GODSMACK's 'Bulletproof' Video

GODSMACK's music video for the song "Bulletproof" can be seen below. The clip was filmed on February 7 at a studio in Los Angeles, California with the band's longtime visual collaborator Troy Smith. The satirical clip, which documents GODSMACK's quest to make a new video, features cameos from country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and former ...

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GODSMACK Teases New Music

GODSMACK has released a short video teaser for its upcoming album, tentatively due out this spring. The band's follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" will arrive to coincide with the 20th anniversary of GODSMACK's debut LP. The group's seventh studio disc was produced by Erik Ron, who has previously worked with PANIC! AT THE DISCO and SAOSIN. ...

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GODSMACK Gets Help From SEBASTIAN BACH, BILLY RAY CYRUS For New Video

GODSMACK filmed a video for the band's new single on Thursday, February 7 at a Los Angeles-area studio. The clip, which is being directed by the band's longtime visual collaborator Troy Smith, features television host and personality Chris Jacobs ("Overhaulin'") playing a fireman and cameo appearances by former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach and country ...

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GODSMACK Is 'Almost Done' Recording New Album; Teaser Clip Available

GODSMACK is "almost done" recording its follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" album. The group's seventh studio disc is being produced by Erik Ron (PANIC! AT THE DISCO, SAOSIN) and will arrive in 2018 to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of GODSMACK's debut album. Earlier today, GODSMACK's official Twitter account was updated with a video from the ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida's biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Corey Taylor says: "STONE SOUR ...

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Watch GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of GODSMACK singer Sully Erna's entire September 28 solo performance at Izvestiya Hall in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. Erna's second solo album, "Hometown Life", was released in September 2016 via BMG. For "Hometown Life", Sully worked with the same musicians from 2010's "Avalon" with the exception of percussionist Niall Gregory. ...

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GODSMACK Taps Producer ERIK RON For New Studio Album

GODSMACK has tapped Erik Ron (PANIC! AT THE DISCO, SAOSIN) to produce the band's follow-up to 2014's "1000hp" album. The group's seventh studio disc will arrive in 2018 to coincide with GODSMACK's twentieth anniversary. GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna spoke about the band's next LP during an interview with Metal-Heads.de conducted before his September ...

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GODSMACK Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON, CHRIS CORNELL With LINKIN PARK, TEMPLE OF THE DOG Covers (Video)

GODSMACK paid tribute to Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell last night (Wednesday, August 9) during the band's appearance at Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvana by performing cover versions of songs originally written and recorded by the LINKIN PARK and SOUNDGARDEN singers, both of whom died by suicide within months of each other. GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna ...

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STAIND And GODSMACK Members Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL, CHESTER BENNINGTON At 'Aaron Lewis And Friends' Concert (Video)

STAIND members Aaron Lewis and Mike Mushok were joined on stage by GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna at last night's (Friday, August 4) Aaron Lewis And Friends benefit concert at Pines Theater at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts to pay tribute to SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell and LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington, both of whom died ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA Raises Awareness About Opioid Crisis In America With 'Different Kind Of Tears' Video

GODSMACK singer Sully Erna has partnered with the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and Recovery Centers Of America to raise awareness about the growing opioid crisis in America. Sully and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation have teamed up to create a brand new video featuring the song "Different Kind Of Tears", the first single off Erna's ...

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GODSMACK Is Hoping To Release New Single In January

GODSMACK is hoping to release a new single in the first few weeks of 2018 before following it up with a full-length album by early spring. Speaking to Nivens of the 98.9 The Rock radio station at yesterday's (Saturday, June 3) Rockfest at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna stated about the ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Singer CHRIS CORNELL Dead At 52

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell died Wednesday night, his representative has confirmed. The representative, Brian Bumbery, called Cornell's passing "sudden and unexpected." He added in a statement: "His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. ...

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GODSMACK Begins Writing Seventh Album To Mark 20th Anniversary

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GODSMACK has begun writing its seventh studio album, with frontman Sully Erna posting a photo of a guitar and amp on Instagram and noting, "Let the writing begin...#godsmack7 #20thanniversary #2018." The new album will follow up 2014's "1000hp" and, as Erna noted, will commemorate the band making it to ...

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