Godsmack and Rob Zombie coming to the Arena on October 9th!



Godsmack and Rob Zombie will perform at the Floyd L Maines Veterans Memorial Arena on October 9, 2015 at 7:00pm. General

admission tickets go on sale Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10:00am. Tickets can be purchased at the Arena Box Office,

Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800 745 3000.


ABOUT GODSMACK: In February of 1995, after being behind the drums for more than 23 years, Sully Erna decided to start a new

band. It was only a matter of time before he realized he needed to take charge and step out from behind the kit to front the band

himself. One year and a couple of member changes later Godsmack was born. Sully Erna, Robbie Merrill and Tony Rombola hit the

studio and recorded their first CD titled All Wound Up. They did this over one weekend for a measly twenty six-hundred dollars. Over

the next two years, the band played throughout the Boston scene with drummer Joe Darco and began earning a strong reputation of

being a great live band. The noise they were making in the New England area created a snowball effect like no other.
 

In 2000, Godsmack released their second CD, Awake. This album's title track dominated rock radio and broke chart records

throughout 2000 and 2001. The CD's instrumental track "Vampires" earned the band its first Grammy nomination.

Godsmack toured Awake selling out arenas and outdoor venues nationwide.

In 2002, Sully was asked to A&R the soundtrack for the motion picture The Scorpion King, the third installment in the Mummy saga.

The song Godsmack wrote and performed lived up to its title: "I Stand Alone" became the #1 single at Rock Radio and the most

played Active Rock song in 2002 for 14 weeks straight.

After spending over four years on the road the band decided to take a break before heading back into the studio. It was during this

break that Shannon Larkin, a friend of Sully's for 15 years, formerly of Wrathchild America, AMEN and Ugly Kid Joe, was asked to

replace Tommy Stewart. The new line up headed to Miami to write and record the bands third CD. Faceless was released in April of

2003 and became the #1 selling record in America of that week

The band released Godsmack IV on April 25, 2006 and their latest album, The Oracle, hit the streets on May 4, 2010. For more

information, please visit www.godsmack.com
 

ABOUT ROB ZOMBIE: As a rock n' roll icon and filmmaker with a unique vision, Zombie has a reputation for stretching the

boundaries of both music and film. Already from Zombie in 2015 is a new concert album, Spookshow International Live, via Zodiac

Swan/T-Boy/UMe. Selected and sequenced by Zombie from shows recorded during last year’s touring around the world, the album is

a blistering set of 19 live performances. Zombie has achieved great solo artist success with several multi-platinum and gold albums.

Zombie has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide, and is the only artist to experience unprecedented success in both music

and film as the writer/director of six feature films. Zombie’s Halloween, released in 2007, earned the No. 1 spot at the box office in its

opening weekend. In 2013, Rob Zombie released his fifth solo album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendorfeaturing the hit “Dead

City Radio”. And last year, Zombie released his first concert film, The Zombie Horror Picture Show and his annual Great American

Nightmare ultimate Halloween events successfully scared and entertained scores of people in Scottsdale, Arizona and Villa Park,

Illinois. Rob Zombie is currently in production for his seventh feature film, 31, one of the year’s most anticipated horror movies, is

also working on his next studio album, to be released this year via Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe. For more information, please visit

www.robzombie.com

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