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GODSMACK ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL DATES FOR “IV” TOUR

BAND NOMINATED FOR 4 BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - (Los Angeles, CA – September 25, 2006) Universal Republic rock band Godsmack have revealed details for the second leg of their 2006 North American tour. The trek is in support of the groups latest CD release Godsmack IV which recently debuted at the #1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Breaking Benjamin and HourCast are scheduled to open on all dates. The six week run wiill begin in Connecticut on October 19 and will end in early December. In addition, Godsmack has teamed with I Love All Access to offer special VIP ticketing packages including up-close seating, pre-show party, photo ops with the band and exclusive Godsmack gifts. Go to www.Godsmack.com for full details!

Godsmack have been delivering their mystifying high-impact rock show to enthused fans across the U.S. & Canada all Summer. “Our fans should expect the biggest Godsmack spectacle yet, explains singer Sully Erna. This show has virtually every visual and aural experience one can imagine. Expect the unexpected when we hit your town.” The Boston Globe raves; “The night’s most delightful moment came during the dueling drum solo. Shannon Larkin and Erna – behind a kit of his own – played a funky, intricate, and winning duet leaving the audience happily Smacked.” New York Newsday was equally impress and boasted, “Godsmack featured punchy, unshakable riffs and endearing showboating performances. The band works its audience in mysterious ways.”

With Godsmack IV quickly approaching platinum status the band has delivered their second #1 album debut of their career. The chart-topping debut came on the heels of the band’s soaring first single, “Speak.” “Speak” locked down the #1 spot for 12 straight weeks making it their fourth #1 at Active Rock radio. Godsmack is the only rock band to have scored 13 Top 10 hits in the format. The second single from Godsmack IV and currently in the Top 10 is the bluesy-rocker “Shine Down” Godsmack recently performed the new single on Last Call with Carson Daly & Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

In related news, Godsmack are celebrating their recent Boston Music Award nominations. The band is nominated for 4 awards including the coveted Album & Song of The Year as well as Outstanding Hard Rock Band & Outstanding Male Vocalist. Winners will be announced on September 27 in Boston.

Godmack’s releases include Godsmack (1998), Awake (2000), Faceless (2003), The Scorpion King soundtrack (2002), Otherside EP (2004), Godsmack IV (2006).


Here are the confirmed Godsmack/Breaking Benjamin/Hourcast tour dates:

DATE VENUE CITY
OCTOBER    
19 Mohegan Sun Casino Uncasville, CT
20 Glen Falls Civic Center Glen Falls, NY
21 Cumberland County Civic Portland, ME
23 War Memorial Oncenter Syracuse, NY
26 Wolstein Center Cleveland, OH
27 Louisville Gardens Louisville, KY
28 Roberts Stadium Evansville, IN
30 Deltaplex Grand Rapids, MI
31 Hara Arena Dayton, OH
NOVEMBER    
3 Alliant Energy Center Madison, WI
4 Roy Wilkins Aud St. Paul, MN
5 Mark of the Quad Moline, IL
6 Pershing Aud Lincoln, NE
9 Ford Theater @ E Center Salt Lake City, UT
11 Budweiser Events Center Loveland, CO
14 Anselmo Valencia Amp Tucson, AZ
15 Prescott Valley Convention Center Prescott, AZ
16 El Paso Coliseum El Paso, TX
18 Kay Yaeger Coliseum Wichita Falls, TX
19 Concrete Street Amp Corpus Christi, TX
21 TD Waterhouse Arena Orlando, FL
22 Pensacola Civic Center Pensacola, FL
24 Sundome Tampa, FL
25 WHDR Radio event Miami, FL
28 Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, VA
29 1st Mariner Arena Baltimore, MD
DECEMBER    
1 Bryce Jordan Center State College, PA
2 Peterson Events Center Pittsburgh, PA
5 Broome County Arena Binghamton, NY
7 Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester, NH

For more information on Godsmack please contact: Ken Phillips Publicity Group, Inc 323 845-9997 or kpgroup@yahoo.com and Serena Gallagher 212 841 8201 Serena.Gallagher@umusic.com