SHINEDOWN has been compelled to postpone its live performance tonight (Saturday, Could 7) on the Thompson-Boling Area in Knoxville, Tennessee after the band’s lead singer Brent Smith got here down with “full-blown bronchitis.”
Smith introduced the present postponement in a video message to SHINEDOWN‘s followers in Knoxville earlier at this time. He mentioned: “I’ve full-blown bronchitis. I should not have singing voice. I’ve performed all the pieces in my energy within the final short while to determine a strategy to make the present occur; it is simply not gonna be attainable.
“I do know that you just’re upset,” he continued. “If anybody’s upset essentially the most, it is me. We’ll postpone the date. We’ll come again and we are going to make this up.
“This has nothing to do with the band. That is on me. I am human. However I simply don’t have any bodily means of doing the present tonight.
“I’ve nothing however love and respect for everyone,” Brent added. “It’s my hometown, so if anyone is heartbroken about this, it is me. However I can let you know that I’ve performed all the pieces in my energy to attempt to have the ability to work out a strategy to sing it tonight. It is simply not gonna be attainable.”
Again in 2019, Smith shared a video of his vocal warm-up routine from the street. Within the clip, which was shot inside the toilet of the band’s “warm-up room” throughout SHINEDOWN‘s North American headlining tour, Brent mentioned: “20 years of touring professionally, and other people at all times ask me what do I do with my voice so far as warming as much as exit and carry out. [It] is dependent upon how lengthy I am gonna be onstage. These reveals are an hour and a half lengthy, so I am not gonna spend 20 minutes warming up. So I actually simply do a few issues. I simply begin by loosening up all of the muscle tissue in my face — sure, you’ve gotten numerous muscle tissue in your face. So it seems to be foolish, it sounds foolish, but it surely’s very efficient, and you do not have to do it for very lengthy. You simply type of go up and down. And you’ll watch me do it. That is all I do.”
Again in 2015, Smith revealed that he developed vocal issues which contributed to a delay in recording the band’s fifth studio album, “Risk To Survival”. Smith defined that his throat was ailing after 21 months of touring for 2012’s “Amaryllis”, telling Full Metallic Jackie: “After we received off tour, I had three nodules on my left vocal twine. I needed to heal them. I used to be fortunate sufficient to take action naturally — I did not have surgical procedure, but it surely took two and a half months to get them the place they wanted to be.”
On high of the nodules, Smith developed one other sickness, explaining: “I received this factor known as thrush, which is often what infants will get. We’ve got fungus in our our bodies that is dormant and typically it’s going to unleash, and it unleashed on me. It went all the way in which right down to my esophagus, in order that was one other two months to heal from that. 4 months in all after we received off the street, then we began writing the document.”
SHINEDOWN not too long ago moved the discharge date of its new album, “Planet Zero”, to July 1 from the beforehand introduced April 22 resulting from delays in bodily manufacturing of vinyl and CDs.
🚨 ATTN SHINEDOWN KNOXVILLE 🚨
Tonight’s live performance in Knoxville has sadly been postponed resulting from a bronchitis prognosis. Please hearken to @thebrentsmith’s assertion for extra on this. 💜
We’re working diligently with the venue crew to reschedule, and we encourage you to maintain an eye fixed out on our socials and/or your electronic mail for extra data!
It was a tough choice, but it surely’s for the very best, and we promise we are going to make it as much as you, Knoxville. WE LOVE YOU!!!
Posted by Shinedown on Saturday, Could 7, 2022