New York, NY – [January 26, 2022] – Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown have launched their lead single “Planet Zero,” the title observe from their newly introduced seventh studio album out April 22 on Atlantic Data. Planet Zero serves up an incisive take a look at the problems at hand: cancel tradition run rampant, the corrosive results of social media on psychological well being and society, and the more and more poisonous division amongst these of differing ideologies. That includes Shinedown’s explosive but artfully crafted sound and pressing lyrics, single “Planet Zero” rings the alarm on a dystopian warning of the damaging penalties to return when all of it goes too far, and we start to lose our respect for these with differing opinions and our compassion for each other.
Says singer Brent Smith, “If we shut one another down and permit ourselves to be divided by the knowledge we eat and the best way we speak to one another, we lose our humanity. Once you look outdoors of your telephone, you’ll see there are such a lot of individuals doing good issues and attempting to deal with one another. However we’re beginning to see elements of society slip into an unknown. Planet Zero was written for all of us. The very fact is that we’re all right here on this planet it doesn’t matter what, so it’s time to truly transfer ahead along with empathy, perseverance and energy. With that mentioned….welcome to PLANET ZERO.”
Over the past 20 years, Shinedown have cemented their standing as one of the vital important and forward-thinking powerhouses in fashionable rock. Their most bold and masterfully realized work up to now, Planet Zero is a high-concept, ultra-vivid, viscerally charged saga. A crucial but optimistic take a look at the fractures and frays of a society that has undergone many challenges in the previous few years, the album is a component social commentary and half in-depth exploration of the human psyche. Produced by Shinedown’s Eric Bass (who additionally produced the band’s 2018 acclaimed album ATTENTION ATTENTION,) and recorded at Bass’ newly constructed Large Animal Studio in South Carolina, Planet Zero matches its immersive world-building and takedown of authoritarianism with a intentionally unvarnished sound, and the album is spliced with interludes that includes Cyren, an insidious and unsettling robotic character that seems all through the Planet Zero journey. Whereas a uncooked ferocity fuels a lot of Planet Zero on tracks like “The Saints of Violence and Innuendo,” “No Sleep Tonight,” and “America Burning,” there’s additionally hope, triumph, and reminders that all of us want each other on songs like “Daylight,” “Dysfunctional You,” and “A Symptom of Being Human.” In spite of everything, it’s the band’s impassioned striving for unity that has lengthy been on the coronary heart of their artistic output and deeply knowledgeable the making of Planet Zero. Not solely a driving pressure for his or her songwriting, their humanitarian outlook led Shinedown to be one of many first artists to fundraise for non-profit humanitarian assist group Direct Aid within the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, elevating greater than $400,000 with their “Atlas Falls” aid effort. Full Planet Zero tracklist is under.
Shinedown can be hitting the street in assist of Planet Zero with their greatest stage present but, propelled by the plain energy of entrance man Brent Smith’s voice. Shinedown kicks off the primary leg of their U.S. tour with the Shinedown Dwell In Live performance Tour tonight in San Francisco at The Warfield, earlier than heading to Los Angeles for a present at The Wiltern on January 28th. Quick-rising rock artist and one to look at, Ayron Jones, opens for Shinedown on this run by means of early February. Starting April 1, Shinedown will take their The Revolution’s Dwell Tour to extra cities all throughout the U.S. in April and Could, with particular company The Fairly Reckless and DIAMANTE. Later in Could, Shinedown will head to Daytona Seaside for Welcome To Rockville 2022 the place they’ll headline Saturday, Could 21 alongside Weapons N’ Roses and Rise In opposition to. In June, Shinedown will head abroad for a UK and European run that includes pageant appearances at Rock im Park and Rock am Ring in Germany, Obtain Competition within the UK, and HellFest in France together with choose exhibits with Iron Maiden. The band will then embark on a run of Canadian dates starting in July with assist from Pop Evil and Ayron Jones. Full routing under. For tickets and all present particulars, please go to www.shinedown.com.
Planet Zero follows Shinedown’s 2018 acclaimed album ATTENTION ATTENTION, which was licensed RIAA Gold. The band not too long ago introduced the LP to life in a riveting function movie. A visible counterpart to the album’s narrative a couple of psychological well being journey and the resolve of the human spirit, the ATTENTION ATTENTION movie weaves collectively the album’s 14 songs right into a provocative and thought-provoking cinematic story that illuminates yet one more dimension of Shinedown’s limitless creativity. PRESS HERE to look at the trailer. The movie, directed by Invoice Yukich (Beyoncé, Metallica, Wiz Khalifa) is out there for viewing on digital and cable VOD within the U.S. and Canada by way of iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, Comcast, Dish Community, Verizon Fios, and Mediacom, and can be accessible for buy on Blu-ray and DVD – PRESS HERE to buy and watch. It is going to quickly be accessible in different worldwide territories.
Multi-platinum, record-breaking band Shinedown – Brent Smith [vocals], Zach Myers [guitar], Eric Bass [bass, production], and Barry Kerch [drums] – have achieved astronomical success with their flamable but artfully crafted sound and penetrating lyrics whereas embodying the sort of artistic dynamism that defies expectation and transcends boundaries. They have been not too long ago named #1 on Billboard’s Biggest Of All Time Mainstream Rock Artists Chart, after notching the most ever #1s within the 40-year historical past of the Mainstream Rock Songs Chart with a string of consecutive #1 hit singles “Atlas Falls,” “ATTENTION ATTENTION,” “GET UP,” “MONSTERS,” and “DEVIL.“ With 10 million albums offered worldwide, 14 platinum and gold singles, over 4.5 billion world streams, platinum or gold certification for all their albums, 17 #1 Energetic Rock hits, all 27 profession singles reaching the High 5 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart, and numerous sold-out enviornment excursions, Shinedown have additionally develop into an important cultural pressure as evidenced by their main media acclaim and participation within the prestigious 92Y Talks sequence. The band’s final studio album, 2018’s acclaimed ATTENTION ATTENTION , debuted within the High 5 on the Billboard 200 and concurrently hit #1 on Billboard’s Different, High Rock and Exhausting Rock Albums Charts. Shinedown continues to engender diehard love from tens of millions of worldwide followers with their high-octane stay exhibits and has racked up numerous sold-out enviornment excursions and pageant headlining units.