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Godsmack’s Sully Erna Announces Dates for 2013 Solo East Coast Tour

Mary Ouellette, Godsmack may be taking some time off , but that doesn’t mean that Sully Erna is slowing down any. The vocalist has just announced six new East Coast solo shows where he’ll continue to promote his ‘Avalon’ solo album. The trek launches March 22 at Atlantic City’s House of Blues and the performances are expected to not only include material from Erna’s solo album, but also tracks from throughout his career. The singer, who was inspired by ’90s world fusion band Dead Can Dance, recruited the band’s percussionist, Niall Gregory, to join his solo outfit. The group also features Erna’s friend and past Godsmack guest vocalist Lisa Guyer. Erna has shown his fondness for the solo effort, continuing to promote it while balancing his Godsmack schedule and going so far as to issue a limited edition five-DVD box set that includes a full live performance of the album. In addition to the wealth of extras associated with the box set, there were also five “golden tickets” that were spread amongst the limited edition releases. Each of the tickets provided the owner to join Erna on a luxury trip to either Napa, Boston, New York, Las Vegas or Catalina Island (aka Avalon). Fans can also enter to win other Erna prizes without having to purchase the box set by visiting the singer’s ‘Avalon’ website here . Check out the full list of Erna’s tour dates below. Tickets for the trek may be purchased here. Sully Erna 2013 East Coast Tour: 3/22 — Atlantic City, N.J. — House of Blues 3/23 — Huntington, N.Y. — The Paramount 3/24 — Uncasville, Ct. — Mohegan Sun 4/5 — Hampton Beach, N.H. — Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom 4/6 — Verona, N.Y. — Turning Stone Resort Casino 4/13 — Niagara Falls, N.Y. — Niagara Casino and Hotel [button href=”” title=”Next: Godsmack – Top 21st Century Hard Rock Songs” align=”center”]

Daily Reload: Guns N’ Roses, Black Sabbath + More

Theo Wargo, Getty Images – Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose opens up about his rocky past with Slash and Duff McKagan and shares his thoughts on the original lineup reuniting. [ Loudwire ] – Black Sabbath have made enough progress on their new album to announce a 2013 release and book an Australian tour. [ Loudwire ] – Soundgarden have trotted out another new track called ‘Non-State Actor’ ahead of their ‘King Animal’ album release. [ Loudwire ] – Mark Tremonti reveals his plan to keep Wolfgang Van Halen as part of his solo group for the future, and it’s good news for Van Halen fans. [ Loudwire ] – A treasured piece of Nirvana ‘s video history will be part of an upcoming auction. [ Loudwire ] – Metallica ‘s Kirk Hammett reveals one of his favorite guitar solos. [ Ultimate Metallica ] – Veteran metallers 3 Inches of Blood have revealed dates for their headlining West Coast trek. [ Rock Music Report ] – Footage of Led Zeppelin performing the song ‘Kashmir’ from their ‘Celebration Day’ film has surfaced online. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Count Sammy Hagar among those affected by Hurricane Sandy, as his Atlantic City bar was left trashed by the storm. [ Ultimate Classic Rock ] – Congrats to Jack White , who received the James Joyce Award from the University College Dublin. [ ]

Amy Lee of Evanescence Talks Lyrical Inspiration, Stage Clothes + Using Her Hair as a Prop

Evanescence will wrap up their headlining run on the 2012 Carnival of Madness tour tonight (Sept. 2) in Buffalo, N.Y. In an interview conducted at the Atlantic City, N.J. stop earlier in the run, Amy Lee and the band talk about the influence of relationships on their writing, working together as a cohesive unit, stage clothes and even pigtails. When asked about writing largely about relationships through her lyrics, Lee

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