Thursday night in Edmonton was a night to remember as the legendary heavy rock band from Boston, Godsmack, took the stage at Rogers Place. With their new record release, Lighting Up The Sky and celebrating 25 years in the industry, the energy was palpable, and the crowd was ready for a night of pure rock ‘n’ roll. Led by the charismatic frontman, Sully Erna, Godsmack delivered a performance that was nothing short of explosive. From the moment they stepped on stage, the band unleashed a torrent of heavy riffs and thunderous drums, captivating the audience from the very first note.
The atmosphere at Rogers Place was electric; Godsmack’s signature heavy sound resonated through the venue, captivating the audience from the get-go. Erna’s commanding presence on stage was nothing short of mesmerizing. Between a few moments of banter and a shot of tequila, Erna shared his sentiments with the Edmonton audience, expressing his utmost gratitude to those gathered on the floor below. “We fucking love it here! Thank you for being one of the best places to play on tour,” Erna says as he shares the last sip of tequila from his cup with someone in the front row.
Godsmack’s latest release has been making waves in the rock world, and the band made sure to showcase their new tracks during the performance. Fans were treated to a powerful mix of old favourites, like “1000HP,” “Awake,” and “Voodoo,” along with fresh hits from the new release, creating an unforgettable experience for everyone in attendance, along with the coveted drum battle between Erna and drummer Shannon Larkin, which kept the audience on their toes and clapping along to every beat.
Whether you’re a die-hard fan or new to the world of heavy rock, Godsmack’s performance at Rogers Place was an experience not to be missed. Their fiery passion and unwavering commitment to their music make them one of the most influential bands of our time. As the night came to a close, the audience was left buzzing with excitement. Godsmack had once again proven why they are one of the most influential rock bands of our time. Their performance was a testament to their unwavering dedication to their craft and their ability to ignite a fire within their fans.