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Godsmack started small in 1995 with Sully Erna in the forefront leading the way and Robbie Merrill and Tony Rombola as team members of the band. The band recorded their first CD and went on to play at various venues all over Boston. Soon the band gained huge popularity amongst the streets of Boston with the trio recording various CDS and singles that started selling like hot cakes all over New England. Godsmack is currently comprised by members Sully Erna, Guitarist Robbie Merrill, Lead guitarist Tony Rambola and Shannon Larkin playing the drums.
Despite their success, it wasn't till 1998 that the band went on to sign with the Republic/Universal label. Then on, the band released five albums: the self-titled Godsmack, Awake, Faceless, Godsmack IV and The Oracle. The band also actively tours various festivals including Ozzfest, Woodstock and has had several of their own big arena tours. They have also toured with prominent artists like Black Sabbath and Metallica. They have a reputation for putting on great shows so if you buy a ticket you are in for a high-energy concert for sure.
Godsmack received a lot of appreciation for their music over the past couple of decades. Some of their popular hits being: "Keep Away," "Whatever," "Vampires," which even earned a Grammy Award Nomination. Other Grammy nominated singles include "I Stand Alone," which was nominated in two categories and "Straight Out of Line" nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance. And it wasn’t just nominations! The Metal rock band won the Billboard award and Rock artist of the year 2001. Godsmack has also been reining the music charts for years. Their albums Faceless, Godsmack IV and The Oracle were number one albums on Billboard 200 consecutively. They have also gained the title of having a record number of top ten singles by a rock artist. Godsmack had several of their albums and songs certified as platinum and gold over the years. Godsmack has also recorded a soundtrack for the motion picture The Scorpion King - I Stand Alone which was an roaring success. Sully Erna, the band member once stated that his musical style was influenced by Layne Staley of Alice in Chains, however the band has also had strong influences from Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Rush and even more recently White Zombie. One of the highest grossing artists in the United States, the band loved for its explosive live performances is still winning hearts of thousands of rock fans! Get your Godsmack tickets to experience this band live!
Massachusetts is pretty hardcore - it's practically the birthplace of American Hardcore music - and that's were Godsmack is from - these hard rockers don't need any help from the Gods to get their message across, just a stage! Pick up Godsmack tickets to see hits like Voo Doo performed live!
The Oracle (2010)