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A Fantastic Debut Album/CD By Shinedown - A Modern Day 21th Century Jacksonville, Florida, Hard Rock Band!!!!!!!!!!!
on March 7, 2012
This band originated around the year 2001, down in Jacksonville, Florida, the hometown of Southern Rock Greats, such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, and many others. On this CD they do a tribute song to Lynyrd Skynyrd, "Simple Man", which is a Skynyrd Classic. This band is similiar to another modern day Southern Rock band, 3 Doors Down, from Escatawpa, Mississippi. 3 Doors Down also recorded a Skynyrd Tribute Song, "That Smell", which is a Skynyrd Classic.
This Shinedown album/CD contains some great hard rocking music. Their music is more mainstream hard rock than Skynyrd's form of Southern Rock. I would say that Shinedown and the music on this album/CD is more like the contemporary rock you hear on contemporary rock radio stations, with bands like "Nickel Back", "3 Doors Down", "Evanescence", and etc. This is definitely some great hard rock music.
Currently Shinedown is touring with Evanescence, and I have purchased tickets for their show at the CenturyLink Center, in Bossier City, Louisiana, for May 1, 2012. I'm really looking forward to seeing this band perform live.