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Godsmack And Shinedown Announce Co-Headlining Summer 2018

Since it’s lunchtime, let’s send you all out for a nice breather with another tour announcement. This one lines out the co-headlining run being plotted by Godsmack and Shinedown and their special guests Like A Storm and Red Sun Rising.

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The Press Release:
This summer, rock fans across the country should prepare to be rocked hard when the GODSMACK/SHINEDOWN co-headlining summer tour hits more than 30 cities. Produced by Live Nation, the six-week outdoor amphitheater tour kicks off July 22 and make stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Atlanta, New York and many more before wrapping September 2. These dates come as both multi-platinum groups are set to release new albums: Godsmack’s WHEN LEGENDS RISE (April 27 via BMG) and Shinedown’s ATTENTION ATTENTION (May 4 via Atlantic Records). Tickets are available to the general public starting Friday, March 23 at LiveNation.com. Select dates of the summer tour will also be part of the popular Live Nation Ticket to Rock program. The Ticket to Rock bundle offers fans a low-cost way to see many of their favorite rock artists live in their area all summer long.

“We really believe this could be a great moment in our band’s career and we plan on running on the road until at least fall of 2019,” Sully Erna of Godsmack says. “We love the guys in Shinedown and we all go way back. There is a very strong mutual respect between our camps and we feel that this tour is going to be a must see!” Adds the singer, songwriter and guitarist: “We’re preparing ourselves to be on the top of our game!”

“It’s all about impact, and making a statement,” says Brent Smith, Shinedown’s lead singer. “We are creating a show for the fans that is powerful, passionate, and sonically inspiring. The audience has given us a platform to be ourselves, and create something spectacular. That being said SHINEDOWN, and GODSMACK will most certainly NOT let them down. This will be the Rock & Roll event of the year. In other words “IT’S ABOUT TO GET HEAVY!!!”
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“Pure Evil” (Single) by Like A Storm

Artist: Like A Storm
Title: “Pure Evil” (Single)
Label: Century Media Records
Release Date: 11/7/2016
Genre: Alternative Hard Rock
Rating: 4/5

I’ve been catching the band Like A Storm for a few years now and think that I have caught them in concert about five times over the course of just as many years. That being said I think I can safely say that with each and every go-round the band impresses me more and more up on the stage with their brand of sonic assault. For the unschooled in the name, the band consists of three brothers from New Zealand with Chris, Matt and Kent Brooks on bass, guitars and vocals. The brothers are completed by Zach Wood on drums and together they have offered up a smoldering new single called “Pure Evil”.
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