April 24, 2022

SHINEDOWN's ZACH MYERS 'Couldn't Care Less' About Not Being Nominated For A GRAMMY

In a new interview with Dave Doran from Rock 105 and 95.5 radio stations, SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers was asked how he feels about the fact that his band will be eligible for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in a few years. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Ah, I don’t care. It’s the same thing as the Grammys to me. To me, when [SHINEDOWN‘s third studio album, 2008’s] ‘The Sound Of Madness’ had six Number One songs on one record in the year that it came out, when that hasn’t been done since… I think Adele did it, and it really hasn’t been done since. It hadn’t been done in probably 15 years before that. And it didn’t get nominated for a Grammy. [So] I was like there’s not a physical way I could care less about this.

“I think people think I’m bluffing when I say this — I couldn’t care less [about winning a Grammy],” he continued. “And honestly, [if we won a Grammy] I’d give it to my parents. That thing would never go inside my house. I get a Grammy every night at nine o’clock when I walk onstage and there’s 10 thousand people there.”

SHINEDOWN has sold more than 10 million albums and 10 million singles worldwide, earned 14 platinum and gold singles, six platinum and gold albums, 17 No. 1 Active Rock hits, and amassed more than 4.5 billion total streams. They were recently named No. 1 on Billboard‘s Greatest Of All Time Mainstream Rock Artists chart after totaling 17 No. 1 singles on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart — the most in the history of the Billboard chart. Each of SHINEDOWN‘s 28 charting singles on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs Chart has reached the Top 5 — an unparalleled achievement — and they hold the record for most Top 5 singles ever on this chart.

Earlier this month, SHINEDOWN decided to move the release date of its new album, “Planet Zero”, to July 1 from the previously announced April 22. The high-concept, ultra-vivid, viscerally charged album was produced by SHINEDOWN‘s Eric Bass (who also helmed the band’s 2018 acclaimed album “Attention Attention”) and recorded at Bass‘s newly built Big Animal Studio in South Carolina.

Following this April and May run with special guests THE PRETTY RECKLESS and DIAMANTE, SHINEDOWN will head to Daytona Beach for Welcome To Rockville 2022 where they’ll headline Saturday, May 21 alongside GUNS N’ ROSES and RISE AGAINST. In June, SHINEDOWN will head overseas for a European run featuring festival appearances at Rock Im Park and Rock Am Ring in Germany, Download festival in the U.K. and Hellfest in France along with select shows with IRON MAIDEN. The band will then embark on a run of Canadian dates beginning in July with support from POP EVIL and AYRON JONES.

SHINEDOWN recently announced a new summer/fall 2022 U.S. tour in support of “Planet Zero”. The trek, with support from JELLY ROLL and John Harvie, will kick off on September 3 in Kansas City, Missouri and end on October 8 in Anaheim, California. SHINEDOWN will also perform at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California on October 9.


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