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GODSMACK Hopes To Embark On Special 20th-Anniversary Tour In 2019

iRock Radio conducted an interview with GODSMACK guitarist Tony Rombola and drummer Shannon Larkin at this year's Rock On The Range festival, which took place last month in Columbus, Ohio. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about GODSMACK's initial plans to celebrate the 20th-anniversary of the release of the band's debut album in ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA On 'When Legends Rise': 'We Really Feel This Is Probably The Best Record We've Written Since Our First Album'

Mindy Novotny of Milwaukee FM radio station 102.9 The Hog recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's new "When Legends Rise" studio album: Sully: "It's an expansion from what we've done ...

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GODSMACK Drummer Is 'Grateful' For Band's 20-Year Career

Jay Ramone of Rock 100.5 The KATT conducted an interview with GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin at this year's Rocklahoma festival, which was held earlier in the month in Pryor, Oklahoma. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the four-year gap between 2014's "1000hp" album and this ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Speaks Out Against Cell-Phone Use At Concerts: 'You Need To Allow Yourself To Enjoy The Moment'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has spoken out against cell-phone use at concerts, saying that there's "something really magical that happens when" you are not experiencing live performances through a "little four-inch screen." Erna made his comments while speaking to "The Eddie Trunk Podcast" about Yondr's technology, which has been employed by performers ranging ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Says Response To 'When Legends Rise' Album Is 'Exactly' What Band Hoped It Would Be

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna and drummer Shannon Larkin were recently interviewed by 95 WIIL ROCK's "Tom & Emily Morning Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked about the response to GODSMACK's latest album, "When Legends Rise", Sully said: "We're getting some really positive reactions so far. It's reacting ...

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THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE Feat. GODSMACK Members: 'The Shape Of Blues To Come' Album Due In June

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE will release its new album, "The Shape Of Blues To Come", on July 20 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Following 2016's self-titled debut, GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin (drums) and Tony Rombola (guitar) return with some more bone-shaking blues with Brian Carpenter (bass) and the shamanistic frontman Ray "Rafer John" Cerbone. Larkin discovered Cerbone ...

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LIKE A STORM To Release 'Catacombs' Album In June

New Zealand rock act LIKE A STORM will release its new album, "Catacombs", on June 22 via RED Music. The disc marks the first collection of new music from the band in three years since the release of "Awaken The Fire", which spawned the hit singles "Love The Way You Hate Me", "Become The Enemy", ...

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POWERFLO Feat. BIOHAZARD, CYPRESS HILL, Ex-FEAR FACTORY Members: 'The Grind' Video

POWERFLO — the band featuring BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — has released an animated video for its latest single, "The Grind". The song is taken from POWERFLO's self-titled debut album, which came out ...

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When Legends Rise - GODSMACK

GODSMACK has been slugging away for a couple of decades and with great success. The multi-platinum certified act is a household name. The safe bet for the four-time Grammy award nominated unit would have been to crank out another metallic bruiser. Instead, frontman Sully Erna sought to carve a new path and re-establish the band ...

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GODSMACK Drummer Says Band Wanted 'When Legends Rise' To Be More 'Mature' And 'Melodic' Than Previous Albums

GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin was recently interviewed by Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A couple of excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On new album "When Legends Rise": Shannon: "After we got off the '1000hp' [tour], we realized that this year was going to be our 20th anniversary. Every time ...

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GODSMACK: Making Of 'When Legends Rise' Album Part One (Video)

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of GODSMACK's new album, "When Legends Rise", can be seen below. Due on April 27, the disc is GODSMACK's seventh studio effort and follows up to 2014's "1000hp". It's also the band's first release through BMG after splitting with its longtime ...

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New Song Premiere: GODSMACK's 'When Legends Rise'

"When Legends Rise", the title track of GODSMACK's new album, can be streamed below. Due on April 27, the disc is GODSMACK's seventh studio effort and follows up to 2014's "1000hp". It's also the band's first release through BMG after splitting with its longtime home, Republic/Universal. Asked what inspired the songs on "When Legends Rise", ...

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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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PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, GODSMACK, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Set For This Year's MONTEBELLO ROCKFEST

PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, GODSMACK and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS are among the scheduled performers at the 2018 edition of the Montebello Rockfest, set to take place June 14-16 in Montebello, Quebec, Canada. Rockfest will celebrate its 13th anniversary with a back-to-roots edition featuring over 70 rock, metal, punk-rock, hardcore, and hip-hop acts. ...

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SHINEDOWN To Release 'Attention Attention' Album In May; 'Devil' Video Available

SHINEDOWN will release its sixth studio album, "Attention Attention", on May 4 via Atlantic Records. Lead single "Devil" is out now along with the accompanying video. Directed by Bill Yukich (Beyonce, Marilyn Manson, Wiz Khalifa), the visual for "Devil" is a dramatic and visceral introduction to "Attention Attention". "Attention Attention" is available for pre-order now ...

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