General on-sale begins Friday
Live Nation Press Release
Godsmack and Staind announced a 25-city coheadlining 2023 tour, produced by Live Nation. The tour kicks off on July 18 in St. Louis and includes a stop at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on Sunday, Aug. 6.
Godsmack shared, “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!”
Tickets go on sale starting at 10 a.m. Friday, March 31, at www.ticketmaster.com.
“We’re really looking forward to being out with Sully and the guys this summer,” Staind lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Aaron Lewis said.
“The first time we shared the stage with Godsmack was the 1998 Warped Tour, and here we are 25 years later still going strong,” Staind guitarist Mike Mushok added. “We’re stoked to be sharing the stage with our old friends this summer.”
A press release stated, “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 No. 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 more than 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).
Staind is comprised of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Lewis, lead guitarist Mushok, bassist and backing vocalist Johnny April, and drummer Sal Giancarelli.
The band was formed in 1995 in its hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. Over the course of its career, the band has released seven studio albums and eight Top 10 singles, selling over 15 million albums worldwide. ”Break The Cycle,” released in 2001 and RIAA-Certified five-times-Platinum, featured the smash single, “It’s Been Awhile,” one of the most played songs in modern rock radio history, spending 20 weeks at No. 1.
A press release stated, “In 2019, after a five-year hiatus, Staind reunited for some unforgettable festival performances, and a hometown reunion show at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, that was recorded for the live album, ‘Live: It’s Been Awhile.’ ”
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