1. Exclusive Video: 'Dimebag' Darrell Jokes Backstage About Godsmack's Sully Erna in Never-Before-Seen Clip

    December 08, 2014 4:13 PM EST Godsmack is one of many bands paying tribute to the memory of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott on the 10th anniversary of the legendary guitarist's death. The Boston group’s members were longtime associates of Dimebag’s, and that meant that they either shared a drink or a jam (or both) with…

  2. Godsmack Premieres Exclusive Behind the Scenes Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival Video Tour Diary

    September 11, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Also, drummer Shannon Larkin shares an exclusive tour diary entry The members of Godsmack are Ozzfest veterans, so they definitely know how to have a good time on tour. Billboard has some video evidence. Currently on the Rockstar Energy Uproar tour, Godsmack has been filming video diaries,…

  3. Godsmack Aiming for Sixth Top 10 Album on Billboard 200

    August 08, 2014 8:35 PM EDT Rock band Godsmack seems set to secure its sixth top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week with its new album 1000HP . Industry forecasters suggest the set, which was released on Aug. 5, could sell around 50,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Aug. 10. The Billboard 200'…

  4. Godsmack's Sully Erna Talks '1000hp,' Unveils Track List: Exclusive

    July 10, 2014 1:21 PM EDT The frontman says that the hard rock group is "stronger now than it's ever been" after some recent turmoil. Godsmack frontman Sully Erna acknowledges that between 2010's chart-topping "Oracle" and the upcoming "1000hp," due out Aug. 5 through…

  5. Chart Highlights: Brett Eldredge's 'Music' No. 1 On Country Airplay

    June 16, 2014 3:35 PM EDT The singer/songwriter scores his second leader. Plus, Godsmack and Rise Against roar back onto Rock Airplay Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our…

  6. Weekly Chart Notes: Bruno Mars, Rihanna, 'Halo'

    September 23, 2010 6:55 PM EDT MARS ATTACKS: After his arrest Sunday (Sept. 19) on suspicion of cocaine possession , Bruno Mars instead makes enviable headlines on the Billboard Hot 100 , where "Just the Way You Are" ascends 3-1 . The song is Mars' first No. 1 as a lead artist, following his turn as a…

  7. Godsmack, "The Oracle"

    May 21, 2010 3:23 PM EDT A pause has certainly refreshed the members of Godsmack , who've been on a recording hiatus since 2006's sonically adventurous "IV." But the New England headbangers have returned with a sinewy, muscular set that harks back to their 1998 debut. Despite its back-cover…

  8. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 11:00 AM EDT While Godsmack notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, Eminem snares the best sales week for a digital download song this year. Over on the Digital Songs chart, Eminem's new single "Not Afraid" debuts at No. 1 with 379,000 downloads according to Nielsen SoundScan --…

  9. Godsmack On Track For No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

    May 05, 2010 4:07 PM EDT Next week on the Billboard 200 watch for rock band Godsmack to possibly earn its third No. 1 album with its new release "The Oracle." Industry prognosticators think the set could sell in the range of 100,000 to 120,000 copies by week's end on Sunday, May 9. Godsmack has topped…

  10. Tommy Lee Crowdsourcing New Methods Of Mayhem Album

    November 19, 2009 11:57 AM EST Drummer Tommy Lee says that response to the public recording outreach for his upcoming Methods of Mayhem album, "Public Mayhem," has been "absolutely insane," with 1,000 or more submissions for each of the six tracks released so far. "My God, you would not believe…

  11. Crue Fest Extra: Vince Neil Speaks, Win A Motley Crue Bass

    August 21, 2009 11:32 AM EDT Mötley Crüe rolled out Crue Fest 2, the second installment of its annual touring festival, July 19 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. The Los Angeles rockers are celebrating the 20th anniversary of No. 1 album "Dr. Feelgood" by playing the entire record, which includes…

  12. Motley Crue / March 16, 2009 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    March 26, 2009 11:54 AM EDT Vince Neil is in fighting form. Mick Mars is looking good. Nikki Sixx is as grounded as his bass. And Tommy Lee is still the most lovable frat boy around. Welcome to Motley Crue circa 2009, a band whose personal and professional survival remains one of rock's most intriguing stories. The…

  13. Godsmack's Erna Plots 'Exotic' Solo Album

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST As his bandmates busy themselves with the side band Another Animal, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna is plotting his first solo album, which he hopes to begin recording in the spring. "It's gonna be nothi As his bandmates busy themselves with the side band Another Animal, Godsmack…

  14. Godsmack Celebrating 10th Birthday With Boxed Set

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A 10th anniversary box set and a side band will be rocking Godsmack's world later this year. The Boston headbangers are preparing a package that gathers together its four studio albums, the acoustic E A 10th anniversary box set and a side band will be rocking Godsmack's world later…

  15. Smack Attack

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Even though it seems Godsmack often flies under the radar compared with its hard rock brethren, the band holds the record for most songs in the top 10 of Billboard's Active Rock chart, besting such ac Even though it seems Godsmack often flies under the radar compared with its hard rock…

  16. Billboard Bits: Godsmack/Criss Angel, Tritt, World Party

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Godsmack/Criss Angel, Tritt, World Party Godsmack's Sully Erna and illusionist Criss Angel are working on a new trick. The two have taken the theme song from Angel's popular A&E series, "Mindfreak," and are reworking it for Angel's forthcoming Koch Records…

  17. Tunes On TV

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 13-19, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 13 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Gloria Estefan (also scheduled: Daryl Hannah). "Primetime Monday," ABC Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Buddy Jewell…

  18. Godsmack Going Soft On Acoustic Album

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock outfit Godsmack will turn the tables on its loud guitar sound with an acoustic album due Nov. 18 via Universal. Hard rock outfit Godsmack will turn the tables on its loud guitar sound with an acoustic album due Nov. 18 via Universal. The group is recording the set in Hawaii, with…

  19. Faceless

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It is apparently the season for hard-rock, as Godsmack joins a lengthening list of A-list bands returning to active duty. It is apparently the season for hard-rock, as Godsmack joins a lengthening list of A-list bands returning to active duty. Faceless shows the Sully Erna-fronted quartet in…

  20. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Godsmack 'Face' The Music Godsmack frontman Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and new drummer Shannon Larkin (who replaced Tommy Stewart early last year) are building on two previous multi-platinum albums with the release this week of "Faceless" …

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