Three Days Grace, Shinedown coming to i wireless


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 2:10 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
The multiplatinum selling rock bands Three Days Grace and Shinedown will kick off a new national tour Feb. 1 at the i wireless Center, Moline, with special guestP.O.D.

Tickets ($40.50 plusapplicable fees) will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the i wireless Center box office, (800) 745-3000 and ticketmaster.com.

"Shinedown prides itself on always taking our live shows to thenext level and giving our fans everything they want – honest, emotional, and incendiary performances," Shinedown frontman Brent Smith said in a release. "Thistour is no exception. In fact, we're raising the bar."

Three Days Grace released its latest album, "Transit of Venus," last month, and it debuted at No. 5on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, and at the top of theHard Rock Music Chart. The band recorded forthe first time with acclaimed producer DonGilmore (Linkin Park, Hollywood Undead, Bullet for My Valentine).For more information, visit threedaysgrace.com or facebook.com/threedaysgrace.

Shinedown's currentalbum, "Amaryllis," entered the Billboard 200 at No. 4 uponits release, and it already has spawned back-to-back No. 1 singles with "Bully"and "Unity," giving Shinedown 16 No. 1s in its career so far. The band's current single "Enemies" is in the Top 10, and its videocan be viewed at http://youtube.com/OoHGZFyMCHU.For more information, visit shinedown.com.

P.O.D. (Payable on Death) joins the tour in support of its summer release, "Murdered Love."P.O.D. has released seven studio albums,received three Grammy nominations, contributed to numerous movie soundtracks, andtoured the world many times. For more information, visit payableondeath.com.





















 



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