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What to do in Oklahoma on March 21, 2013: Hear Shinedown, 3 Days Grace and P.O.D. at Chesapeake Energy Arena

by Brandy McDonnell Published: March 21, 2013

Shinedown, Three Days Grace, Matt Walst and P.O.D. Oklahoma City, OK

Today’s featured event:

Hear multiplatinum selling and award-winning recording artist Three Days Grace and multiplatinum rock band Shinedown at 7 tonight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno.

The co-headlining tour features P.O.D. as special guest on all dates, according to a news release.

Shinedown frontman Brent Smith said in the release, “Shinedown prides itself on always taking our live shows to the next level and giving our fans everything they want – honest, emotional, and incendiary performances. This tour is no exception. In fact, we’re raising the bar.”

Three Days Grace released their latest album “Transit of Venus” (RCA Records), which hit stores in October. In addition to debuting at No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, “Transit of Venus” debuted at No. 1 on the Hard Rock Music Chart and No. 4 on the Digital Albums Chart.

Three Days Grace embarked on new creative ground with “Transit of Venus,” recording for the first time with acclaimed producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Hollywood Undead, Bullet for My Valentine). The video for their No. 1 single “Chalk Outline,” was directed by acclaimed lensman Shane Drake.

Shinedown is 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 No. 4 upon its release and No. 1 on the Rock Album chart. The album features the hit singles “I’ll Follow You,” “Enemies,” “Bully” and “Unity.”

Over the course of the band’s career, Shinedown has scored 17 No. 1 singles (including their current streak of nine consecutive No. 1 rock radio hits). The band’s ascendancy over multi-format rock radio commenced with their platinum-certified 2003 debut “Leave a Whisper,” its gold-certified 2005 follow-up, “Us and Them,” and 2008’s platinum-certified “The Sound of Madness.” Shinedown’s numerous national television appearances include performances on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Today Show,” CBS’ “The Early Show,” among others.

P.O.D. (Payable on Death) is supporting of the band’s summer release, “Murdered Love” (Razor & Tie). The album saw the band reunited with long-time producer Howard Benson who also produced the band’s massive “Satellite” album along with hit albums for Kelly Clarkson, Theory Of A Deadman, Daughtry, and My Chemical Romance.

P.O.D. formed in 1992 has logged a remarkable array of achievements, including worldwide sales exceeding 10 million and a series of chart topping radio hits. With a 15-year career under the band’s belt, P.O.D. has released seven studio albums, received three Grammy Award nominations, contributed to numerous motion picture soundtracks, and toured the world over many times.

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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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