Sully Erna and Aaron Lewis, of Godsmack and Staind respectively, are teaming up for a special Drive-In performance, where the two will play side by side on stage for the first time ever for The American Drive-In Tour, kicking off in October. It’s one of the first 2020 drive-in live rock concert tours planned across multiple cities and promises a once-in-a-lifetime event for fans. Tickets go on sale starting this Tuesday, September 15 at noon local time.
In a new interview with Eddie Trunk, Sully Erna says that Godsmack has decided against scheduling any tour dates this year while the world is trying to fight and emerge victorious against the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As previously reported, Erna will launch a new twice-weekly Internet show, called “Hometown Sessions”, on Tuesday (April 14) at 6:00 p.m. via his YouTube channel. The band also just released a great music video for the song ‘Unforgettable, featuring young musicians. Over the weekend, Dr. Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel, special adviser to the director-general of the World Health Organization, told The New York Times that he doesn’t anticipate it to be safe to return to concerts, sporting events and other mass public gatherings for another 18 months. Continue reading
Rock supergroup Saint Asonia will drop a new album next month, Flawed Design, via Spinefarm Records on October 25th. The band has dropped a new stand-alone single ‘Beast’ and a new music video for their already released track, ‘The Hunted’, featuring Godsmack’s Sully Erna You can check out both below! Exclusive pre-order bundles are available here. Continue reading
A foggy, rainy night is a fairly apt setting for American post-Grunge outfit Godsmack, bringing adept support with them in the shape of Like A Storm. Hailing originally from New Zealand, Like A Storm have been forging a strong path for themselves over the last couple of years, providing an intriguing support act for this evening’s entertainment. A short train ride later, it’s time to get into the Ritz and wait for the bands. Continue reading
Sad news to announce as Godsmack has been forced to postpone their European tour just weeks away as guitarist Tony Rombola’s son Joe Fay has passed away suddenly at the age of 34. The band released a statement you can read below, but the family is asking fans to respect the Rombolla family’s privacy at this time so they can grieve. We send out condolences out to Joe’s family and friends, and the extended Godsmack family at this time. Continue reading
Godsmack is streaming a new single, the title track from their upcoming album, When Legends Rise, due out on April 27th from BMG. Hear it below. Continue reading
Members of multi-platinum selling rock group Staind, who have been on hiatus since 2012, reunited last night at Aaron Lewis’ charity benefit show. The show which also included Corey Taylor (Stone Sour/Slipknot) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) and had tributes to both recently deceased artists Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington. Continue reading