Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 11:13 am
Three Days Grace & Shinedown coming to i wireless Center
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Press release submitted by i wireless Center
Three days Grace and Shinedown to co-headline arena tour with special guest P.O.D.
Friday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m.
i wireless Center
On Sale This Friday at 10 a.m.
Multi-platinum selling and award-winning recording artist THREE DAYS GRACE and multi-platinum rock band SHINEDOWN have just announced that they will be embarking on a co-headlining arena tour, kicking off on February 1 at the i wireless Center in Moline, IL. P.O.D. will be special guest on all dates. Reserved and general admission ($40.50 plus applicable fees) will be available at the i wireless Center Box Office, charge by phone at 800/745-3000 and online at
Comments Three Days Grace : "We can't wait to get back out on the road to play live for our fans; that's the best part of doing what we do."
SHINEDOWN frontman Brent Smith says: "Shinedown prides itself on always taking our live shows to the next level and giving our fans everything they want - honest, emotional, and incendiary performances. This tour is no exception. In fact, we're raising the bar."
THREE DAYS GRACE has just wrapped over a dozen sold out, intimate venue shows in celebration of their just released, Top 5 chart debuting album TRANSIT OF VENUS (RCA Records), which hit stores last month. In addition to debuting at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart,TRANSIT OF VENUS debuted at #1 on the Hard Rock Music Chart and #4 on the Digital Albums Chart. THREE DAYS GRACE embarks on new creative ground with TRANSIT OF VENUS, recording for the first time with acclaimed producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Hollywood Undead, Bullet for My Valentine). The video for their #1 single "Chalk Outline," was directed by acclaimed lensman Shane Drake - CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO ON VEVO! For more information visit, http://www.threedaysgrace.com, facebook.com/threedaysgrace, twitter @threedaysgrace. Press photos and more available at www.rcarecordspress.com
THREE DAYS GRACE is: Adam Gontier - Lead Vocals, Guitar; Brad Walst - Bass, Vocals; Neil Sanderson - Drums, Vocals, Keyboards, Programming; Barry Stock - Guitar.
SHINEDOWN is indisputably one of the most successful rock bands of the past 10 years, enjoying an unparalleled streak of hits. The band's current album "AMARYLLIS" entered the Billboard 200 at #4 upon its release (#1 on the Rock Album chart), and has already spawned back-to-back #1 singles with "Bully" and "Unity." Their current single "Enemies" is top 10 and climbing; the song's provocative companion music video can be viewed at http://youtu.be/OoHGZFyMCHU. Over the course of their illustrious career, SHINEDOWN has scored sixteen #1 singles (including their current streak of eight consecutive #1 rock radio hits). The band's unprecedented ascendancy over multi-format rock radio commenced with their RIAA platinum certified 2003 debut "LEAVE A WHISPER," its gold certified 2005 follow-up, "US AND THEM," and 2008's platinum certified "THE SOUND OF MADNESS." SHINEDOWN's numerous national television appearances include performances on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Today Show, CBS' The Early Show, among others. For more information, please visit www.shinedown.com or www.atlanticrecords.com. SHINEDOWN is: Brent Smith (vocals), Barry Kerch (drums), Zach Myers (guitars), and Eric Bass (bass).
P.O.D.(Payable on Death) joins the tour in support of their summer release, Murdered Love (Razor & Tie). The album sees the band reunited with long-time producer Howard Benson who also produced the band's massive Satellite album alongside hit albums for Kelly Clarkson, Theory Of A Deadman, Daughtry, and My Chemical Romance. P.O.D. 's first single off the album, "Lost In Forever" hit #1 at Active Rock Radio (#1 on BDS) and is theirfirst-ever number one single at the Active Rock format. The band'ssecond single, "Higher," impacted radio two weeks ago and is already charting at Active Rock. P.O.D.will hit the road in November and December with Daughtry and 3 Doors Down. P.O.D. formed in 1992 has logged a remarkable array of achievements, including worldwide sales exceeding 10 million and a series of chart topping radio hits. With a 15-year career under their belts, P.O.D. has released seven studio albums, received three Grammy Award nominations, contributed to numerous motion picture soundtracks, and toured the world over many times. http://www.payableondeath.com
THREE DAYS GRACE/SHINEDOWN
CO-HEADLINING ARENA TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUEST P.O.D
1 Moline, IL i wireless Center
2 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center
5 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
6 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
8 Nashville TN Bridgestone Arena
9 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Superstore
10 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Auditorium Coliseum
12 Saginaw, MI DOW Events Center
13 Battle Creek, MI Kellogg Arena
15 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen Co War Memorial
16 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
17 Reading, PA Sovereign Center
19 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
20 Lowell, MA Tsongas Center