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Arena announces winter concert with Shinedown, Three Days Grace

Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:29 AM

HUNTINGTON — Fresh off of a double-shot of rock this week from Daughtry and 3 Doors Down, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena is announcing another visit by multi-platinum-selling rockers.

 Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7 for a Saturday, Feb. 9 concert featuring rockers Three Days Grace and Shinedown, which just announced they will be embarking on a co-headlining arena tour, kicking off on Feb. 1 at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill.

 P.O.D. will be special guest on all dates. 

 Tickets are  $40.50 GA Floor / $40.50 & $25 reserved (plus applicable fees) and will be on sale at The Big Sandy Superstore Arena Box Office & All Ticketmaster Locations, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-5000.

Armed with their latest hit, “Chalk Outline,” Three Days Grace just wrapped up over a dozen sold out, intimate venue shows in celebration of their just released, Top 5 chart debuting album , “Transit of Venus,” which debuted at #1 on the Hard Rock Music Chart and #4 on the Digital Albums Chart.

Shinedown  is indisputably one of the most successful rock bands of the past 10 years, enjoying an unparalleled streak of hits.  The band’s current album “Amaryllis,” entered the Billboard 200 at #4 upon its release (#1 on the Rock Album chart), and has already spawned back-to-back #1 singles with “Bully” and “Unity.”

 Their current single “Enemies” is top 10 and climbing; the song’s provocative companion music video can be viewed at http://youtu.be/OoHGZFyMCHU. 

Over the course of their illustrious career, SHINEDOWN has scored s16 No. 1 singles (including their current streak of eight consecutive #1 rock radio hits). 

P.O.D. (Payable on Death), which has sold more than 10 million albums since it formed in 1992, joins the tour in support of their summer release, “Murdered Love” (Razor & Tie). 

The album sees the band reunited with long-time producer Howard Benson who also produced the band’s massive Satellite album alongside hit albums for Kelly Clarkson, Theory Of A Deadman, Daughtry, and My Chemical Romance.

P.O.D. ‘s first single off the album, “Lost In Forever” hit #1 at Active Rock Radio (#1 on BDS) and is their first-ever number one single at the Active Rock format.  The band’s second single, “Higher,” impacted radio two weeks ago and is already charting at Active Rock. 

 Go online at www.bigsandyarena.com for more info.