Godsmack kick off the new year with a new video, two iHeart Radio Award nominations and tour dates which will keep the multi-platinum hard rock titans on the road through mid-May. On the video front, the band have created a high-energy clip for the album’s title track,“When Legends Rise” which has been the #1 song at Rock Radio for four straight weeks. The video, mixes an electrifying live performance of the Boston quartet–Sully Erna [vocals, guitar],Tony Rombola [guitar], Robbie Merrill [bass], and Shannon Larkin [drums]–interspersed with thrilling highlights of pivotal moments in recent football history, concluding with a shot of the New England Patriots Super Bowl trophy.
“When Legends Rise” is the second #1 from the album. It follows last year’s #1″Bulletproof,” which was just nominated for “Rock Song of the Year” for the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards and was also the most-played song at rock radio in 2018. The band was also nominated for a second award for “Rock Artist of the Year.”
WHEN LEGENDS RISE marks the band’s seventh studio album and their first in four years. The critically acclaimed 11-song collection entered the Billboard Top 200 album chart in the top ten (#8), with four #1 placements on other charts: Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Music Albums, Top Independent Albums and Top Alternative Albums.
WHEN LEGENDS RISE is available on CD, LP and Digital; purchase or stream it here. The album finds the guys doubling down on their combination of tightly wound riffs, rhythmic fury, naked emotions and pushed-to-the-edge vocals, all fired up with melodic precision and tight song craft.
Next month, GODSMACK return to the road, first with 20 shows in Europe to be followed by a North American headlining tour with Volbeat. The European swing gets underway February 27 in London with Like A Storm confirmed as direct support for the six-week European trek.
GODSMACK will then return to the U.S. where they’ll headline a run of shows with special guests VOLBEAT, along with some co-headlining shows with them in Canada. Tickets for all the shows are on sale now.
GODSMACK’s European dates are as follows:DATE CITY VENUE
|Wed||2/27||London, UK||O2 Forum|
|Thu||2/28||Manchester, UK||O2 Ritz Manchester|
|Fri||3/1||Birmingham, UK||O2 Institute Birmingham|
|Mon||3/4||Milan, Italy||Magazzini Generali|
|Thu||3/7||Cologne, Germany||Live Music Hall|
|Fri||3/8||Munich, Germany||TonHalle Münche|
|Sun||3/10||Cologne, Germany||Live Music Hall|
|Mon||3/11||Amsterdam, Holland||The Melkweg|
|Sun||3/17||Oslo, Norway||Rockerfeller Music Hall|
|Thu||3/21||Copenhagen, Denmark||The Grey Hall|
|Sun||3/24||Berlin, Germany||Huxleys Neue Welt|
|Thu||3/28||Budapest, Hungary||Barba Negra Music Club|
|Sat||3/30||Sofia, Bulgaria||Arena Armeec|
|Sun||3/31||Bucharest, Romania||Arenele Romane|
GODSMACK and VOLBEAT’s North American dates are as follows:
|**Sat||4/13||Orlando, FL||Central Florida Fairgrounds|
|**Sun||4/14||Tampa, FL||Amalie Arena|
|Tue||4/16||Nashville, TN||Bridgestone Arena|
|Thu||4/18||Evansville, IN||Ford Center – Evansville|
|Fri||4/19||Grand Rapids, MI||Van Andel Arena|
|Sat||4/20||Milwaukee, WI||Fiserv Forum|
|Tue||4/23||Omaha, NE||Baxter Arena|
|Fri||4/26||Abbotsford, BC||Abbostford Centre|
|Sat||4/27||Penticton, BC||South Okanagan Event Centre|
|Mon||4/29||Medicine Hat, AB||Canalta Centre|
|Tue||4/30||Calgary, AB||Grey Eagle Resort & Casino – Grey Eagle Event Centre|
|Thu||5/2||Dawson Creek, BC||EnCana Events Centre|
|Fri||5/3||Edmonton, AB||Rogers Place|
|Sun||5/5||Saskatoon, SK||SaskTel Centre|
|Mon||5/6||Winnipeg, MB||Bell MTS Place|
|Thu||5/9||London, ON||Budweiser Gardens|
|Fri||5/10||Ottawa, ON||Canadian Tire Centre|
|Sat||5/11||Quebec, QC||Videotron Centre|
**Godsmack festival appearance