Godsmack was a band I didn’t think would be big on spectacle. They have a good heavy swagger and a blue-collar sensibility, so I figured their performance would be high energy and fun, but most likely stripped down. Wow. Big ‘nope’ there.
As the final day of the Download festival dawns, the sun begins to dry out wet tents and gives hope for a day without puddles and ponchos. With a list of at least 10 must-see bands today, we set a course for the arena..
Shannon Larkin is best known for being the drummer of the Godsmack. Prior to Godsmack, his previous bands were Amen, Candlebox, Ugly Kid Joe, and Souls at Zero. We were fortunate to catch up with Shannon at the Download Festival 2015.
I really thought that I wasn’t gonna like 1000hp, but once I turned that shit up louder I realized just how solid a record this is. And THAT’S why I never judge an album till at least three full listens.