Godsmack & Staind - July 30, 2023

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godsmack23Get your wallet chains out and tribal tattoos on display, because Godsmack and Staind are hitting the road with a stop at Jones Beach on Sun, July 30 - tix:

Considering Godsmack has made it well known they're just going to spend the rest of their career touring, I'm sure we'll be seeing plenty more of these announcements.

“Really looking forward to running on tour this summer with our old pals in Staind. For sure every night will be packed with great music and A LOT of fun memories! Don’t miss it,” said Godsmack.. “We’re really looking forward to being out with Sully and the guys this summer,” says Staind's Aaron Lewis. “The first time we shared the stage with Godsmack was the 1998 Warped Tour and here we are 25 years later still going strong,” adds Staind guitarist Mike Mushok. “We’re stoked to be sharing the stage with our old friends this summer.”

For Staind, it the continuation of a 2019 reunion for the band after taking a lengthy hiatus. They're also expected to drop their first new album in over a decade this year.. Meanwhile, Godsmack are promoting their newly released Lighting Up the Sky album, which the band has been openly discussing being their last album of original material.

With over 20 years of chart-topping success, GODSMACK have cemented themselves as 21st-century hard rock titans. To date, they’ve accomplished a staggering 11 #1 singles at mainstream rock radio and have achieved 20 Top 10 hits at the format (the most of any act since February 1999). Additionally, they’ve enjoyed four Grammy nominations and were named Billboard Music Award’s Rock Artist of the Year in 2001. Selling over 20 million records worldwide, the band has released eight studio albums; Godsmack (1998), Awake (2000), Faceless (2003), IV (2006), The Oracle (2010), 1000hp (2014), When Legends Rise (2018), and Lighting Up the Sky (2023). GODSMACK is Sully Erna (vocals, guitar), Tony Rombola (guitar), Robbie Merrill (bass), and Shannon Larkin (drums).

STAIND is comprised of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Aaron Lewis, lead guitarist Mike Mushok, bassist and backing vocalist Johnny April, and drummer Sal Giancarelli. The band was formed in 1995 in their hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. Over the course of their career, the band has released seven studio albums and eight Top 10 singles, selling over 15 million albums worldwide.?</span><span class="ContentPasted0"> Break The Cycle, released in 2001 and RIAA certified 5x platinum, featured the smash single, “It’s Been Awhile,” one of the most played songs in modern rock radio history, spending 20 weeks at Number 1. In 2019 after a five-year hiatus, STAIND reunited for some unforgettable festival performances, and a hometown reunion show at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, CT that was recorded for the live album, Live: It’s Been Awhile. New music coming soon.

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