Sully Erna Bio, Age, Family, Engaged, Book, Career, Songs, Net Worth

Sully Erna is the American vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the American heavy metal band Godsmack. He additionally plays harmonica, a percussionist and pianist, performing these on albums and at live shows. Erna was ranked 47th in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.

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Sully Erna Biography

Sully Erna is the American vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the American heavy metal band Godsmack. He additionally plays harmonica, a percussionist and pianist, performing these on albums and at live shows. Erna was ranked 47th in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.

Sully Erna Age | Sully Erna Birthday

Erna celebrates his birthday on the 7th of February every year. Born in 1968, he is 51 years old as of 2019.

Sully Erna Family | Sully Erna Father

Sully Erna was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the U.S. as Salvatore Paul Erna Jr. to parents, father Salvatore Erna and his mom Connie Erna. He also has a brother named Carlo and an older sister named Maria.

Sully Erna Nationality

He holds an American nationality.

Sully Erna Wedding | Sully Erna Married | Sully Erna Engaged | Sully Erna Daughter | Sully Erna Child

Speaking of his personal life, Erna is a married man. He wedded his better half  JoAnna Wortham, on 24 April 2014, in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple is also blessed with a daughter named Skylar Brooke Erna. But the age of their child is a little unclear.  Erna and Wortham are together for a long time and still living happily with no rumors of divorce.

Tony Rombola 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.

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Sully Erna Poker

Sully Erna took an interest in the 2006 World Series of Poker headliner where he showed up on the ESPN communicate of the occasion; it was referenced that he was the remainder of the big name passages. He completed in 713th out of 8,773 gaining him $17,730.

Erna likewise played in the 2007 World Series of Poker headliner. After the end of Tobey Maguire, Erna was the last VIP remaining. He put in 237th out of a field of 6,358, procuring $45,422. To supplement his setting at the World Series of Poker, he set second in a fundamental occasion at Bellagio’s 5 Diamond World Poker Classic, where he lost to J.C Tran however earned $307,325 as a comfort.

Sully likewise contended in the 2007 VH1 Celebrity Rock and Roll Tournament with Ace Frehley, Vinnie Paul, Scott Ian, and Dusty Hill. Erna took second, losing to Scott Ian of Anthrax.

Erna said he’s back and prepared to play the circuit with the shot to come back to 2013 summer’s World Series of Poker. “I’m making my rebound! I’ve considered the game. I’m getting the tingle to play poker once more,” Erna said during a meeting with Playbook.

Sully Erna When Legends Rise

When Legends Rise is the seventh studio album by Godsmack. The album, being released on April 27, 2018, it marks the band’s first album away from heavy metal into a more hard rock sound. “Bulletproof”, the album’s first single was released ahead of the album in February 2018.

Sully Erna Book

Erna discharged a journal entitled The Paths We Choose on his birthday, February 7, 2007. The book subtleties his battles during the initial 30 years of his life, up until the time Godsmack handled a record bargain.

“The book is fundamentally simply my life from the time I was conceived until Godsmack began,” Erna said. “I needed to expand in general understanding of attempting to arrive, and ideally that will rouse a few people that perhaps are still in the ghettos or attempting to uncover their way from underneath a gap. That is to say, we’re all human and we weren’t conceived, heroes.

So I believe there’s a fascinating story to recount the torment and battling. You know, being center classed and being brought up in insane neighborhoods. In the event that children can see that they’ll have the option to identify with anything they have a fantasy for.” The book sold 100,000 duplicates in its first month of discharge, and to date has transported 1,000,000 duplicates around the world.

Sully Erna Car Accident

Erna was very shaken up from the three-vehicle chain-response mishap in Methuen, Massachusetts he was engaged with when his vehicle and two others crashed at a crossing point. “He’s profoundly worried for the young lady who was harmed in this sad mishap,” said his administrator, Paul Geary, in reference to 25-year-old Chelmsford inhabitant Lindsay Taylor. “Sully’s appreciative he got out with a split lip and a few a throbbing painfulness, however, he’s damaged about the young lady,” as per April 17, 2007, Boston Herald.

Taylor was sitting in the secondary lounge of a dull blue Toyota Camry that slammed into the H3 driven by Erna. The accident happened on a dull night, around 7 p.m. on the incline driving from I-93 south to Route 213.

Taylor endured extreme, awful cerebrum damage and was in a state of insensibility after the accident. She endured enduring impacts, and would later sue. A settlement was come to in 2010.

Sully Erna Career

At 14, Dave Vose turned into his new teacher. He marked his first record bargain in 1993 with a band called Strip Mind. Their introduction collection What’s in Your Mouth sold less than 50,000 units. At that point, a portion of the band individuals (fundamentally the vocalist) and Erna didn’t get along, and he was booted out. They split up soon after.

In Godsmack shows he plays the bongos and an enormous drum set, organizing a drumming duel known as Batalla de los Tambores with drummer Shannon Larkin. This fight has turned into a staple of the band’s live show. He is additionally a harmonica player as present on the Godsmack melody “Sparkle Down.” In 2010, Sully discharged his first solo collection, Avalon.

The collection took seven years to finish and varied elaborately from Godsmack. Sully wrapped up his acoustic visit with one last show at The House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 28.

Erna has additionally worked with his neighborhood music scene. In April 2005, Sully took an interest in New Hampshire’s Battle of the Bands Competition. The champ (a band called Zion who hails from Salem) had the chance to record a demo at Sully’s California studio.

Erna told that doing his first solo shows were “amazingly nerve-wracking,” including, “My first show, I was outrageously apprehensive. Truly, I haven’t been that anxious since I was, I don’t have the foggiest idea, perhaps 10 years of age at an ability show or something.” Erma commenced his first solo acoustic trek on 1 May in Niagara Falls, New York and finished it off on May 31 in Las Vegas. The shows have joined Godsmack melodies with a couple of new firsts and spread going from The Beatles to Alice in Chains to the subject from Love Story.

With respect to he approached choosing the material utilized for his performance appear, Erna stated, “I needed to stick two or three firsts in and give them a shot in light of the fact that there were a few melodies that were done on the piano or the guitar that I composed that I don’t figure I would use on a GODSMACK record,” he said. “For instance, ‘Eyes of a Child’ and ‘Up to that point’.

It was an extraordinary chance to feature that and check whether I can hit home with the general population on those two pieces. Those tunes are the most enthusiastic bits of the night. One melody is about kids brought into the world with or kicking the bucket from AIDS and the other is about a tribute to the troops of the United States Armed Forces.”

Erna disclosed to The Pulse of Radio that playing some new material live is a decent route for him to test out melodies that probably won’t work for Godsmack. “We’re all performers and we like to compose music and not really shake constantly,” he said. “Along these lines, you know, on the off chance that I sit home and I’m composing on the piano and now and again simply cool tunes are composed that don’t really fit perhaps what you do with Godsmack, yet you don’t wanna record them.” Erna expressed at the time that he intended to deal with his first solo collection.

On March 4, 2009, detailed that Erna had finished work on his first solo collection, Avalon, discharged September 14, 2010. In spite of the fact that the single Sinner’s Prayer will be on radio stations and at a bargain wherever August 3, 2010. Erna depicted the collection as being “an altogether different sort of sounding record,” and “an immense takeoff from anything I’ve at any point done.”

The collection incorporates Lisa Guyer on vocals, Tim Theriault on guitars and vocals, Chris Decato on consoles, midi, and vocals, Chris Lester on acoustic guitars and bass, traditionally prepared Irina Chirkova of Bulgaria on Cello, Niall Gregory of Ireland Dead Can Dance on drums and percussion and David Stephanelli on drums and percussion.

After three days, posted a meeting with Erna in which he said that the record “ought to be out in the following two months.” In further portraying the collection’s sound, Erna said that “it’s extremely varied,” and “ancestral” with “a ton of hand drumming” and “lovely piano organizations.” He additionally expressed that he “worked with a percussion session for Dead Can Dance” and that the collection will highlight Lisa Guyer, who had performed backing vocals for the melody “Empty” on Godsmack’s past collection.

Erna’s presentation solo collection is titled Avalon, and it was discharged on September 14, 2010. As indicated by The Pulse of Radio, Sully Erna is arranging his introduction solo visit for at some point in mid-2011, potentially in spring. Erna discharged a live DVD, Avalon Live, in fall of 2012.

Sully Erna discharged a unique constrained release Avalon box set in November just as a DVD of the Sully Erna performing melodies from his presentation solo collection, Avalon, on December 16, 2011, at The Wilbur Theater in Boston, Massachusetts. The gathering incorporates the twofold circle Avalon Live, The Making of Avalon Live narrative, The Journey to Avalon narrative, and a DVD of bloopers and outtakes.

The container set additionally contains a couple of CDs – the first Avalon collection and the Avalon Live show recording. Different things that are a piece of the accumulation incorporate two CDs, a book, T-shirt, guitar pick, blurb, incense, and so forth., and a custom metal Sully Erna engraved metal box with a softened cowhide lining. Just 5,000 duplicates were accessible. A solitary circle standard and Blu-beam form of the show was discharged on December 18, 2012.

In a meeting with HardDrive, Sully Erna referenced that he will do another performance collection; in spite of the fact that, subtleties have not been uncovered at this point. On July 2016, it was declared that Sully Erna will discharge his second solo collection Hometown Life on September 30, 2016. The collection has since been discharged.

Sully Erna Discography | Sully Erna Songs

Meliah Rage

  • 1992: Unfinished Business

Strip Mind

  • 1993: What’s in Your Mouth


  • 1998: Godsmack
  • 2000: Awake
  • 2003: Faceless
  • 2004: The Other Side
  • 2006: IV
  • 2007: Good Times, Bad Times… Ten Years of Godsmack
  • 2010: The Oracle
  • 2012: Live and Inspired
  • 2014: 1000hp
  • 2018: When Legends Rise


  • 2010: Avalon
  • 2012: Avalon Live
  • 2016: Hometown Life


  1. 2001  – We Sold Our Souls for Rock ‘n Roll
    – Godsmack Live
  2. 2002  – Smack This!
  3. 2003  – Pauly Shore Is Dead
    – Headbangers Ball Sully Erna Episode
    – MTV Cribs
  4. 2004  – Changes
  5. 2006  – Gene Simmons Family Jewels
    – Get Thrashed
  6. 2007  – Good Times, Bad Times… Ten Years of Godsmack
    – Dirt
  7. 2009  – 2009 World Series of Poker
  8. 2011  – Sully Erna Presents: The Journey to Avalon
  9. 2013  – Army of The Damned
  10. 2016  – Bleed for This
  11. 2017  – Benzin (Bulgarian film)
  12. 2018  – The Manor

Sully Erna Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American native has a net worth of $16 million.

Sully Erna Height

He stands at a height of 1.68 m tall.

Sully Erna Quotes

  • “Be conscious of your decisions. More importantly, take responsibility for the consequences they bring. When struggling with your passions and goals, be patient and never bail out! You’ll eventually get your shot. Remember that only the strong will survive. Be willing to sacrifice things you love to achieve your dream. Expect disappointments, because they will happen over and over again. Just never forget that there is definitely a pot of gold at the end of that rainbow- it’s just a son of a bitch getting there!”
  • “I’m not the one who’s so far away
    When I feel the snake bite enter my veins.
    Never did I wanna be here again,
    And I don’t remember why I came.”
  • “Searching for nothing
    Wondering if I’ll change
    I’m trying everything
    But everything still stays the same
    I thought if I showed you I could fly
    Wouldn’t need anyone by my side
    I’m running backward
    With broken wings I know I’ll die”
  • “Avoiding problems doesn’t make them go away – you think it does, but it really doesn’t. They’re just postponed. Those problems just stay inside your subconscious and brew until your body gets to a point where it’s had enough and decides to release some of the stress itself. That’s what an anxiety attack is! It happens when you don’t know how to vent your frustration, fears, stress, sadness, madness, whatever it is that bothers you, the things you should be confronting and getting closure with. If you don’t confront these things and deal with them, your body does it for you.”


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