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LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 15: Singer Brent Smith (L) and guitarist Zach Myers of the band Shinedown perform during the Carnival of Madness tour at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on September 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The spring and summer are about to get heavy for Shinedown.

The band will be releasing their sixth studio album Attention Attention on May 4, with pre-sale options available right now through multiple digital outlets and special vinyl and merchandise bundles up for grabs at

To pass the time until their LPs release, Shinedown dropped its first single “DEVIL” along with a killer video.


Of course, no new album would be complete without some tour dates, and this summer will find Shinedown hitting the road with Godsmack beginning July 22 in Clarkston, Mich.  A complete list of tour dates are below.

Shinedown/Godsmack – 2018 Tour Dates

July 22 – Clarkston, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 27 – Chicago, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 28 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 2 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 4 – Irvine, Calif. @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
Aug. 6 – Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 11 – Houston, Texas @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Aug. 16 – Dallas, Texas @ Starplex Pavillion
Aug. 19 – Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 24 – Hartford, Ct. @ XFINITY Theatre
Aug. 25 – Boston, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
Aug. 26 – Camden, N.J. @ BB&T Pavilion
Aug. 28 – Burgettstown, Pa. @ KeyBank Pavilion
Sept. 1 – Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sept. 2 – Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger who once did a presentation in a college public speaking course about why The Rolling Stones were better than The Beatles.  (She received an A.)

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.