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Shinedown continues push behind "Amaryllis"

Florida rockers Shinedown have added more dates to their extensive tour of the U.S. in continued support of their March effort, "Amaryllis." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Florida rockers Shinedown have added more dates to their extensive tour of the U.S. in continued support of their March effort, "Amaryllis."

The four-piece rock outfit kicked off the second leg of the road trip earlier this week and continue with a performance tonight (7/31) in Casper, WY. The two-month trek crisscrosses the nation, working its way to the East Coast by late August and returning to the western U.S. in mid-September. Thirty-three stops remain before the Sept. 30 conclusion in Albuquerque, NM.

Tickets for the outing, including late fall international shows, are available now via the band's website.

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Shinedown released "Amaryllis," the band's fourth studio effort, in March. The outfit worked with producer Rob Cavallo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance) on the set, which follows the 2008 Cavallo-produced album "The Sound of Madness." The spring album debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and peaked at the top of the magazine's Alternative Albums, Hard Rock Albums and Rock Albums charts.

In a recent interview with SoundSpike, Shinedown multi-instrumentalist Eric Bass explained how the group seems to be hitting a wider demographic these days.

"I guess our approach to songwriting is a little different," Bass said. "We like to write universal songs -- not for any particular purpose. It's what we want to do. We want to reach people. I think, lyrically, the songs are reaching more people, reaching a wider audience. We're growing up. We're getting older. The songs are maturing as well."

 tour dates and tickets

July 2012
31 - Casper, WY - Casper Events Center

August 2012
2 - Bismarck, ND - Bismarck Civic Center
3 - Sioux Falls, SD - Sioux Empire Fair
4 - Sturgis, SD - Buffalo Chip
17 - Bonner Springs, KS - Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
18 - Little Rock, AR - Arkansas State Fairgrounds
19 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
21 - Grand Rapids, MI - Rock the Rapids
22 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
24 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
25 - Syracuse, NY - NY State Fairgrounds
26 - Mansfield, MA - Comcast Center
28 - Scranton, PA - Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
29 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
31 - Burgettstown, PA - First Niagara Pavilion

September 2012
1 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
2 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
5 - Simpsonville, SC - Charter Amphitheater at Heritage Park
7 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
8 - Noblesville, IN - Klipsch Music Center
9 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
11 - Raleigh, NC - Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
12 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
13 - Tampa, FL - 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheater
15 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
16 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion
18 - Englewood, CO - Comfort Dental Amphitheater
19 - Salt Lake City, UT - Usana Amphitheatre
21 - Post Falls, ID - Greyhound Park and Events Center
22 - Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheatre
23 - Ridgefield, WA - Sleep Country Amphitheater
25 - Nampa, ID - Idaho Center Amphitheater
29 - Phoenix, AZ - Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
30 - Albuquerque, NM - Hard Rock Casino Presents: The Pavilion

October 2012
14 - Prague, Czech Republic - Lucerna Music Bar
15 - Hamburg, Germany - Markethalle
17 - Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof
18 - Warsaw, Poland - Proxima
20 - Cologne, Germany - Ewerk
21 - Frankfurt, Germany - Gibson
22 - Tilburg, Netherlands - O13
24 - Hampshire, United Kingdom - Southampton Guildhall
25 - Exeter, United Kingdom - Exeter University Great Hall
27 - London, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Brixton
28 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Birmingham
29 - Manchester, United Kingdom - O2 Apollo Manchester
31 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom - HMV Picture House

November 2012
1 - Sheffield, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Sheffield
2 - Cardiff, United Kingdom - Cardiff University Great Hall
4 - Norwich, United Kingdom - University of East Anglia

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