Shinedown EP releasing soon
2014-01-26 by Jack Knapman | 15 Comments

Brent Smith and Zach Myers, the lead vocalist and guitarist for Shinedown respectively, have finally begun the process of releasing their long-delayed EP, "The Covers: Acoustic", by a uploading each individual song per day on their official YouTube channel, before compiling all the tracks into said EP for commercial release.

The conception and announcement of the album dates back almost a year ago when Smith announced on his Twitter feed that he and Myers would be recording an EP containing a varied assortment of acoustic covers, ranging from Metallica to Adelle, as voted by their followers. Since then, the project's release date has undergone a number of delays until now, due to licensing issues with artists, most notably Bon Jovi, who refused to allow the two to cover the track "Wanted Dead or Alive".

'The Covers: Acoustic' is set for commercial release on January 28th, by which point all tracks will be available on YouTube.

Listen to Smith and Myers covering the first track off the album, "London Calling" by The Clash, here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1KtEqMoQ0o

The album will be available for purchase this Tuesday on iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/wa/album/acoustic-sessions-ep/id797363243?ls=1&iqTagFallback=youtube.com

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Kalopsia
January 26th 2014

926 Comments


"ranging from Metallica to Adelle"


their fans voted on this? Shinedown fans are just as bad as this band


"... Bon Jovi, who refused to allow the two to cover the track "Wanted Dead or Alive""


good move Bon Jovi

Nomos
January 26th 2014

808 Comments


Terrible band

Ending
January 26th 2014

1889 Comments


"good move Bon Jovi"

lol'd

TheGreatQ
January 26th 2014

1274 Comments


I thought they broke up and that DVD was their farewell thing

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TheSpirit
January 26th 2014

17182 Comments


"Shinedown ep releasing soon"


....

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Alondite
January 26th 2014

157 Comments


...and nobody cared

SnakeDelilah
January 26th 2014

5413 Comments


band sucks

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TheSmashBro
January 26th 2014

256 Comments


The songs released have been pretty good. Brent's voice is incredible.

dmp3131
January 27th 2014

550 Comments


Wow sputcomments are the best

Shinedowns covers are amazing tho, cant wait for this

thisisivy
January 27th 2014

112 Comments


*cringe*

StolenIdentity
January 27th 2014

227 Comments


Aren't these guys just another Nickelback?

sapient
January 27th 2014

1849 Comments


Sound of Madness had it's moments, although they completely blew away any ground they were gaining when they released Amaryllis

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Prince1993
January 27th 2014

536 Comments


oh c'mon they are alright

Froot
January 27th 2014

396 Comments


tbh Brent covering Otis Redding makes me wet

dmp3131
January 27th 2014

550 Comments


That Soul Asylum cover was amazing



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