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GODSMACK Officially Begins Recording New Album

GODSMACK has officially entered the studio to begin recording its sixth album for a late 2014 release. The group's frontman, Sully Erna, tweeted earlier today: "Pre-production is finally over! We've officially started recording the new album! And it is going to be one badass record! Just sayin'…" He added: "Off to the studio! Vocals start ...

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GODSMACK: 11 Songs Written For Next Studio Album

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna tweeted on February 5 that the band has made massive headway in the songwriting process for its next studio album, tentatively due later in the year. "This band is on FIRE lately!" Erna wrote. "Finished 11 songs in two weeks so far. 2014 watch the f%#k out!!! In a post on ...

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NIKKI SIXX Says 'RIP' To SULLY ERNA's Career

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx tweeted the following on Thursday, December 19: "RIP @SullyErna ....Oops I'm sorry, I meant your career." It is unclear if Sixx was referring to "Army Of The Damned", the film in which GODSMACK singer Sully Erna makes his feature film acting debut, which will be released on DVD on January ...

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CORRECTIONS HOUSE: 'Bullets And Graves' Video Released

"Bullets And Graves", the new Brian Sowell-directed video from CORRECTIONS HOUSEMike IX Williams (EYEHATEGOD), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Bruce Lamont (YAKUZA), Sanford Parker (MINSK) and their minister of propaganda, Seward Fairbury — can be seen below. The song comes off the band's "Last City Zero" debut, released late last month via Neurot Recordings, and ...

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GODSMACK Begins Writing New Material

The members of GODSMACK have regrouped in Florida to begin writing material for their next album, tentatively due in early 2014. GODSMACK took most of 2013 off. The band spent much of 2012 on the road, both with the Uproar festival tour and Mass Chaos trek, and frontman Sully Erna said that a break was ...

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Video Footage Of GODSMACK Drummer's Seattle Clinic

Video footage of GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin's August 20 drum clinic at Guitar Center in Seattle, Washington can be seen below. GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna revealed in a recent interview that the band is taking most of 2013 off, according to an interview Erna. The band spent much of 2012 on the road, both with ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Comments On Boston Marathon Bombings (Audio)

On Friday, April 19, Mistress Carrie of the Worcester/Boston, Massachusetts radio station WAAF conducted an interview with GODSMACK singer Sully Erna. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked to comment on the the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people Monday, Sully said: "When this was all going down, ...

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GODSMACK Singer Returning To Poker Tournaments

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GODSMACK singer Sully Erna is taking some time to revisit one of his favorite hobbies — playing poker. Erna told ESPN that after spending a few years away from the game, he's got the itch to start competing in tournaments again. Erna won nearly $18,000 in 2006 and $45,000 ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Announces Solo Tour Dates

Sully Erna, best known as vocalist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band GODSMACK, has announced six solo shows in the Northeast, kicking off at House of Blues in Atlantic City on March 22. The live shows will feature songs over the span of Erna's career, including those with GODSMACK and his solo debut, "Avalon". ...

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SULLY ERNA Says GODSMACK Will Take 2013 Off

ARTISTdirect.com editor-in-chief Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ARTISTdirect.com: Do you feel like the "Avalon" box set is the best gateway into and overview of your world? Sully: Yeah, I'm really happy with it. We all just stumbled onto ...

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SCORPIONS Singer's Mother Dies At 92

SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine's mother Erna died on October 25 at the age of 92. According to Bild.de, the "petite, elderly woman" suffered a stroke a few weeks ago. Klaus said, "She was a fighter. We were so hoping that she could be able to make it." In a message to the fans, ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Pulls Out Of 'Rock 'N' Roll Marathon'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has been forced to pull out of the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon after sustaining an unspecified injury. The event is scheduled to take place on November 11 in San Antonio, Texas. A post on GODSMACK's official web site reads as follows: "Unfortunately, because of an injury, Sully has chosen to back ...

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