Smith performing with Shinedown in 2012
|Birth name||Brent Stephen Smith|
|Born||January 10, 1978|
|Origin||Knoxville, Tennessee, United States|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, musician|
In the early 1990s, Brent was in a band called "Blind Thought". Prior to fronting the rock band Shinedown, Brent was the lead singer in a band called "Dreve", which Atlantic Records had signed and sent to L.A., California to record with well-known producer Desmond Child. Shortly after returning home to Knoxville, TN, Atlantic dropped the band but retained Smith. He was soon given a developmental contract by Atlantic Records; Brent left to find other musicians to form a new band which would become Shinedown.
- Leave a Whisper (2003)
- Us and Them (2005)
- The Sound of Madness (2008)
- Amaryllis (2012)
- Threat to Survival (2015)
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