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Shannon Larkin Biography
Shannon Larkin (born on April 24, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.) is a musician best known as the drummer for rock band Godsmack. He replaced the previous drummer Tommy Stewart in June 2002. Before he joined Godsmack, his previous bands were Amen, Candlebox, Ugly Kid Joe, and Souls at Zero (formerly Wrathchild America). He played drums for Godsmack for their albums Faceless, IV their EP The Other Side, The Oracle, 1000hp and their latest album When Legends Rise.Shannon Larkin
Shannon Larkin Age
Shannon celebrates his birthday on the 24th of April every year. Born in 1967, he is 52 years old as of 2019.
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Shannon Larkin Godsmack
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. Members of the band include; founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin. The band since its formation has released seven studio albums, one EP (The Other Side), four DVDs, one compilation album (Good Times, Bad Times… Ten Years of Godsmack), and one live album (Live & Inspired).
Godsmack has had three consecutive number-one albums (Faceless, IV, and The Oracle) on the Billboard 200. It also has 25 top ten rock radio hits; 18 songs in the top five. When Legends Rise (the band’s 7th album) was released on the 27th of April last year, 2018.
Since its commencement, Godsmack has toured on Ozzfest on more than one occasion and has toured with many other large tours and festivals, including supporting its albums with its own arena tours. Mayor Marty Walsh ones declared August 6 as “Godsmack Day” in the city of Boston, because of the band’s sixth studio album, 1000hp. This was as an honor to the band’s success.
Shannon Larkin Behind The Player
Behind The Player: Shannon Larkin is an Interactive Music Video including Godsmack drummer Shannon Larkin. Discharged on November 1, 2008, by IMV, the DVD highlights Shannon giving top to bottom drum exercises for how to play “Voodoo” and “Straight Out of Line” by Godsmack and a close in the background take a gander at his life as an expert artist, including uncommon photographs and video.
The DVD likewise incorporates Shannon sticking the two tracks with Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill, just as different reward material. IMV gives $.25 from the clearance of each Behind the Player DVD to Little Kids Rock, an association that gets instruments in the hands of oppressed children.
Shannon Larkin Tattoos
Shannon has been inked by specialists everywhere throughout the world. Notwithstanding a full sleeve to his left side arm and tattoos on his correct arm, Shannon has Amen inked over his knuckles and a hand tearing into the skin on his stomach.
Shannon Larkin Candlebox
Candlebox is an American musical crew from Seattle, Washington. Since its development in 1990, the gathering has discharged six studio collections, which have accomplished multi-platinum and gold accreditation, just as various graphing singles, an accumulation, and a CD+DVD.
Candlebox was the main effective follow up on Maverick Records, which proceeded to sign Alanis Morissette, Deftones, and The Prodigy. They found prompt accomplishment with the arrival of their self-titled introduction collection in July 1993. It included the band’s greatest hit melodies, “A long ways Behind” and “You”, and was guaranteed platinum by the RIAA multiple times.
Their next two collections, Lucy and Happy Pills, likewise sold well. After issues with Maverick, Candlebox separated in 2000 after a supposed endeavor to be liberated from their agreement. The band rejoined in 2006, and after two years, they discharged their fourth collection Into the Sun, trailed by a broad visit. Their most recent collection, Disappearing in Airports was discharged April 22, 2016.
The band has visited or played chosen appears with so many groups as Living Color, The Flaming Lips, Our Lady Peace, Rush, Henry Rollins, Aerosmith, Godsmack, Metallica, Radiohead, The Offspring, Sponge, Seaweed, Hinder, Suicidal Tendencies and Danzig. They were additionally a highlighted band on the principle organize at Woodstock ’94 and made recurrent live exhibitions on Late Show with David Letterman.
Shannon Larkin Career
Larkin has been playing drums since the age of ten. He shaped Wrathchild America in 1978, recording two collections for Atlantic Records before being dropped by the mark. The gathering disbanded and later changed as Souls at Zero, marking with Energy Records and discharging an eponymous introduction collection that was generally welcomed by faultfinders. He proceeded to record two collections with Ugly Kid Joe and two more with Amen.
Larkin joined Godsmack in 2003, supplanting withdrawing drummer Tommy Stewart. He has since shown up on their collections Faceless, IV, The Other Side, The Oracle, 1000hp, When Legends Rise.
His various side ventures have included no-nonsense punk and whip metal band Kiddie Porn with individual Wrathchild guitarist Jay Abbene and bassist John “Tumor” Fahnestock; MF Pitbulls with individuals from Snot; and The Apocalypse Blues Revue with Tony Rombola.
He has shown up as a session performer on such collections as Strait Up by Snot and Glenn Tipton’s Baptizm of Fire. Larkin has played for Vanilla Ice, Glassjaw, and Stone Sour. He was included on the Behind The Player arrangement.
Shannon Larkin Equipment
- Oak Custom Drums
- 24″x18″ Bass Drum
- 10×8″ Tom
- 12″x9″ Tom
- 13″x10″ Tom
- 16″x16″ Floor Tom
- 18″x16″ Floor Tom
- 14″x6″ Snare
- Toca Percussion
- 14″6″ Timbale
- Yamaha Electronic Drums
- Yamaha Drum Pad
- DDrum Percussion
- 20″ and 22″ Deccabons
- Yamaha Hardware
- 800 Series
- Flying Dragon pedals
- Sabian Cymbals
- 13″ Paragon Hi-Hat
- 14″ Paragon Hi-Hat
- 8″ Paragon Splash
- 10″ Paragon Splash (x2)
- 16″ AA Medium Crash
- 19″ AA Rock Crash
- 20″ Vault Crash
- 19″ AA Holy China
- 21″ AA Holy China
- 22″ Hand Hammered Power Bell Ride
- 12″ Ice Bell
- Vic Firth drumsticks
- “American Rock Classic” Sticks
Shannon Larkin Discography
- Climbin’ the Walls (1989)
- 3-D (1991)
Souls at Zero
- Souls at Zero (1993)
- Six-T-Six EP (1994)
Ugly Kid Joe
- Menace to Sobriety (1995)
- Motel California (1996)
- The Very Best of Ugly Kid Joe: As Ugly as It Gets (1998)
- Stairway to Hell (2012)
- Uglier Than They Used ta Be (2015)
- Amen (1999)
- We Have Come for Your Parents (2001)
- Death Before Musick (2004)
- Happy Pills (1998)
- Strait Up (1999)
- Faceless (2003)
- The Other Side (2004)
- IV (2006)
- Good Times, Bad Times…. 10 Years of Godsmack (2007)
- The Oracle (2010)
- 1000hp (2014)
- When Legends Rise (2018)
- Another Animal (2007)
As Session Musician
- 30/30-150 by Stone Sour
- Hard to Swallow by Vanilla Ice
- Worship and Tribute by Glassjaw
- Massive Grooves… by Poundhound (aka Doug Pinnick of King’s X) 1998
The Apocalypse Blues Revue
- The Apocalypse Blues Revue (2016)
- The Shape of Blues to Come (2018)
Shannon Larkin Net Worth
He has a net worth of $13 million.