When did shinedown start?

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Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed by singer Brent Smith in 2001 after the dissolution of Dreve, his previous band.

Why did Shinedown break up?

They decided to officially release it this past March to raise money for Direct Relief, which is supplying personal protective equipment to healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, Smith says he and his band mates are "beyond humbled" by the success of "Atlas Falls."

How did Shinedown get their name?

Kerch: “The name came from an old painting that was in our old bass players house. And when we were looking for names for the band our singer said 'Hey man, that would look really cool if you had a light shining down on that painting. ' Then it got shortened and became Shinedown.”

Did Shinedown lead singer died?

Brent Smith, lead singer of Shinedown, was found dead last night of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

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Is Brent Smith still sober?

Attention Attention is the first album that he was fully sober for, throughout both the writing and recording process as well as touring. ... The band released Threat to Survival in 2015, and Smith attributes his self-destructive behaviors as the inspiration for the name of the album. He has been clean since March of 2016.

Is Shinedown religious?

And while Smith and Myers knock back suggestions that Shinedown are a 'Christian band', their religious beliefs and the idea of family play a central role in what they do. Theirs isn't a world of groupies and promiscuity. ... These days, he's based in California while his son lives in Florida (where the band were formed).

Does Shinedown cuss?

Cursing is nothing new in rock n' roll, but for Shinedown it is. ... He doesn't cuss just to cuss; he doesn't want to put it in songs just to put it in songs. That's why you haven't heard it on Shinedown records.

Why does Shinedown play simple man?

In fact, if Ronnie Van Zant were alive today, Shinedown guitarist Jasin Todd's 3-year-old daughter would call him Gramps. ... Now that Shinedown are making a roar at rock radio with their single "45," the group hopes to pay tribute to the Van Zant family by releasing the Skynyrd song "Simple Man" as the next single.

How popular is Shinedown?

Shinedown has the most number one singles on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts out of any band, with 16, and all of their released singles have reached the top 5 on the chart.

What are Shinedown number 1 hits?

Recent hits “Atlas Falls,” “ATTENTION ATTENTION,” “GET UP,” “MONSTERS“ and “DEVIL” bring their total to 17 No. 1s on the Mediabase Active Rock Chart and 16 No. 1s on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs Chart, breaking the record for the most No. 1s ever in the history of the Billboard chart.

Who writes Shinedown songs?

With over 6 million albums sold worldwide, Shinedown lead vocalist and principle songwriter, Brent Smith knows a thing or two about the key to being a successful artist.

How many #1 songs does Shinedown have?

Shinedown now boasts six No. 1s in a row, dating to four-week leader "How Did You Love" in March 2017. Concurrently, "Atlas Falls" bullets at its No. 11 high on the all-rock-format, audience-based Rock Airplay chart, with 3.8 million audience impressions, up 7%, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

Who is the mother of Brent Smith's son?

Brent has a son, Lyric Santana Smith, with his ex-fiancé, Ashley Smith Marshall. For years, Smith struggled with both drug and alcohol addiction and weight management.

What music genre is skillet?

But such is the story of Skillet, the Christian rock band featuring three Kenosha-based members: frontman John Cooper on vocals and bass, wife (and Kenosha) native Korey on guitar and synthesizers, and Jen Ledger on drums and vocals.

Where do the members of Shinedown live?

Being from Jacksonville is part of who we are,” said Kerch, the only current member of Shinedown who still lives here. Kerch spoke to the Times-Union the day after Shinedown wrapped up its tour in North Dakota. Shinedown doesn't have the typical struggling band beginnings as many other bands starting out.

Does shinedown believe in God?

Brent Smith; everyone in the band has got a different opinion about religion. Its a topic that we don't shy away from but we don't bring up a lot. I believe in God because… there has to be a God.

Is shinedown making another album?

Brent Smith: Shinedown Plan to Release New Album Later in 2021. Shinedown have really taken advantage of their downtime throughout the pandemic, and are planning to release a new album later this year. Frontman Brent Smith expects that it'll come out sometime after the summer.

Who did the remake of Simple Man?

Chris Stapleton, aka everyone's new favorite country musician, covered Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man with Kings of Leon this past week, and oh my goodness what a cover it was.