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MAYHEM FESTIVAL: Godsmacks Goal: Prove It

July 11, 2011 by Dominique GS Web

 

By VANESSA FRANKO
The Press-Enterprise

"Although Massachusetts-based band Godsmack has sold upward of 7 million records in its career, the hard rock outfit is looking at its summer stint on the Mayhem Festival as a proving ground.

"For Godsmack, it's a chance for us to get up in front of a pretty different crowd than what we're used to. If you look at the bill -- Trivium, In Flames, Machine Head, Megadeth, Disturbed -- all of these bands are heavier than us. We're kind of the hard rock band on the tour. We definitely have the metal chug, chug aspect and all that," drummer Shannon Larkin said in a recent telephone interview."

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  1. Jean avatar

    On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 7:14 AM, Jean said:

    Was just up front in Tampa and man, Godsmack was intense. You guys never been better. Love the pit and Whatever put it over the top. Hitch-hiked to my first concert 40 years ago with just a dimebag of weed in my pocket and gotta say, this was the best show, best concert experience ever. An old lady thanks you.

  2. vidales713 avatar

    On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:43 PM, vidales713 said:

    you guys are gods man i was at the dallas show n i was lucky enough to catch sully's drum stick at the end of the drumm battle or the battle de loss tombores whatever its called. haha u guys put on the best live show i've ever seen.

  3. User avatar

    On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 2:29 PM, User said:

    I was wondering when Godsmack is coming back 2 Phx, AZ...u put on a kick-ass concert here in Oct 2010 and unfortunately had 2 miss the Mayhem Festival in July this year..was not so happy about that! Pleeease come back again this year!!! :) Can't get enuf of Godsmack!!

  4. User avatar

    On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 7:28 PM, User said:

    I went to the Mayhem Festival in Cincinatti just to see Godsmack only. Paid over face value for the tickets because hey, it's Godsmack. Anyway, was VERY disappointed/shocked that they were not the headliner. They were awesome, but wish they would have played more songs.

  5. cmcrmc avatar

    On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:08 PM, cmcrmc said:

    We want you to come back to Denver CO so we can see you at another venue. I saw you guys play with BUSH along time ago, and I love your new album The Oracle. We want you back. Love when Sully plays the guitar and then hits those drums, GODSMACK kicked ass! Megadeth and Disturbed sucked, I don't know if it was the heat, but GODSMACK was the best. I have seen Disturbed 3 other times and this time they just didn't cut it. Sully is one HOT man, I couldn't look away from the screen when I saw him and the Base Guitar and the drumer made the beat flow through your body, now thats a heavy metal band!

  6. cmcrmc avatar

    On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:00 PM, cmcrmc said:

    I didn't miss the Mayhem Fest and out of all 4 of the Headliners Godsmack ran Machinehead, Megadeth and Disturbed off the stage! They need to come back to Denver and be the main headliner like System of a Down was and play at Red Rocks again like when I saw them with Bush between 9 to 10 years ago.

  7. unstopable176 avatar

    On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 4:00 PM, unstopable176 said:

    I missed the tour this year due to work when they came to Seattle. I sure as hell won't miss the next time they come here. Did somebody say suprise tickets for the wife?? Hell yeah!! Rock on guys!

  8. User avatar

    On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 8:19 AM, User said:

    Can't wait to see Sully and the rest of Godsmack at the Mayhem Festival here in Tampa in August. Just wish Sully would add a meet and greet to this event though. Would be an AWESOME belated birthday gift for my fiance'!! LOL

  9. shelley68 avatar

    On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 1:55 PM, shelley68 said:

    I am soooooo there!!

  10. Shenandoah avatar

    On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Shenandoah said:

    I would only care to see Godsmack on the Mayhem Festival tour anyway.

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