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Shinedown

Since first emerging out of Jacksonville, Florida, as a somewhat indistinctive post-grunge proposition, Shinedown have dug deep into their Southern roots and hard rock influences to find their own style — to the tune of six million album sales ‘round the globe. Beginning with 2003’s ‘Leave a Whisper’ debut and continuing through ’05’s ‘Us and Them,’ Shinedown singer Brent Smith, guitarist Jasin Todd, bassist Brad Stewart and drummer Barry Kerch enjoyed a modicum of success as fans, if not critics, were gradually converted to the band’s cause. But it would take a major schism within the group’s ranks and the departure of both Todd and Stewart (whose roles would be filled by assorted session players), for Shinedown to undertake the creative risks required to stand out from their competition — namely via the breakthrough, number one single ‘Second Chance.’ Along with the group’s third album, 2008’s ‘The Sound of Madness,’ this took Shinedown’s career to another level, complete with the bigger sales, bigger tours, and bigger press coverage that naturally follows. Now completely comfortable with their modernized spin on traditional hard rock templates, and rounded out by guitarist Zach Myers and bassist Eric Bass, the quartet enjoyed continued success with 2012’s Gold-certified fourth album, ’Amaryllis.’

  • Selected Discography: ‘Us and Them’ (2005), ‘The Sound of Madness’ (2008), 'Amaryllis' (2012)
  • Related Artists: Staind, Puddle of Mud, Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm
  • Further Reading: 10 Best Shinedown Songs
 
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Shinedown Unveil High Energy ‘Cut the Cord’ Performance Video

How much energy can four guys create? Watch Shinedown's 'Cut the Cord' video here.

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Shinedown Unleash Aggressive New Song ‘Cut the Cord’

Shinedown are back! Get a listen to the new song 'Cut the Cord.'

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Shinedown Announce Summer U.S. Tour Dates + Confirm 2015 Album Release

Shinedown have announced dates for a 2015 summer tour and have confirmed that they’ll release a new album sometime this year.

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Nickelback, Avenged Sevenfold, Judas Priest + Shinedown Headline 2015 Rock Fest in Wisconsin

The lineup has been announced for the 22nd annual Rock Fest in Cadott, Wis. Headlining the July 16-19 event will be Nickelback, Avenged Sevenfold, Judas Priest and Shinedown.

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Brent Smith Reveals Timeline for New Shinedown Album + Single

Shinedown's Brent Smith took part in a Twitter Q&A and revealed a timeline for the band's next album and single release.

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Shinedown Go Gold With ‘Amaryllis’ as Band Works on New Album

Shinedown’s latest album ‘Amaryllis’ has gone gold, moving more than 500,000 units according to the RIAA.

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Shinedown Auctioning Signed Eric Bass Edition Bass Guitar + T-Shirt for DC Strong Charity

Shinedown are auctioning an autographed Eric Bass guitar and the bassist's t-shirt to raise funds for the DC Strong Childhood Cancer organization.

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Aaron Lewis Calls on Staind, Brent Smith and Zach Myers for 2014 Benefit

Aaron Lewis has called upon Staind and Shinedown's Brent Smith and Zach Myers to lead his 2014 Aaron Lewis & Friends concert to benefit his 'It Takes a Community' foundation.

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‘The Voice’ Contestant Ryan Whyte Maloney Covers Shinedown’s ‘Second Chance’

NBC's 'The Voice' has gotten past the Battle Rounds, which means that the remaining competitors now have a chance to shine on their own. And one of the musicians hoping to make a good impression on the coaches was Ryan Whyte Maloney, who decided to take on Shinedown's 'Second Chance' in hopes of advancing in the competition.

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Shinedown Dig Deeper Into ‘Amaryllis’ With ‘Through the Ghost’ Video

Shinedown are digging deeper into their 'Amaryllis' album, moving on to 'Through the Ghost' as their next featured track. The band just released a video for the song, which primarily stars frontman Brent Smith.

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