Godsmack discography

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Godsmack discography

From left to right: Robbie Merrill, Sully Erna, Criss Angel (not a band member), Shannon Larkin, Tony Rombola.
Releases
Studio albums 5
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 1
EPs 1
Singles 23
Video albums 3
Music videos 11
Guest appearances 2

Godsmack is an American Alternative Metal band founded in 1995 by singer Sully Erna and bassist Robbie Merrill. The band has released five studio albums, one EP, one compilation, three video albums, and twenty-three singles. Erna and Merrill recruited local friend and guitarist Lee Richards and drummer Tommy Stewart to complete the band's lineup.[1] In 1996, Tony Rombola replaced Richards, as the band's guitarist.[2] In 1998, Godsmack released their self-titled debut album, a remastered version of the All Wound Up demo.[3] The album was distributed by Universal/Republic Records and shipped five million copies in the United States. In 2001, the band contributed the track "Why" to the Any Given Sunday soundtrack. After two years of touring, the band released Awake. Although the album was a commercial success, it failed to match the sales of Godsmack.[4] In 2002, Stewart left the band due to personal differences, and was replaced by Shannon Larkin.[5]

The band's third album, Faceless (2003), debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200.[4] In 2004, Godsmack released an acoustic-based EP titled The Other Side. The EP debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.[6] The band contributed the track "Bring It On" to the Madden 2006 football game in 2005, this track is not featured on any known album or compilation. The band released its fourth studio album, IV, in 2006. IV was the band's second release to debut at number one, and has since been certified platinum.[4][6] After touring in support of IV for over a year, Godsmack released a greatest hits album called Good Times, Bad Times... Ten Years of Godsmack. The album included every Godsmack single (with the exception of "Bad Magick"), a cover of the Led Zeppelin song "Good Times Bad Times" and a DVD of the band's acoustic performance at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Their fifth studio album, titled The Oracle, was released on May 4, 2010. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200,[4] making Godsmack one of the bands that make three consecutive albums that debuted at #1 in the chart, a feat that also has been accomplished by Van Halen, U2, Metallica, Dave Matthews Band, Staind, System of a Down, Disturbed, and Linkin Park.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
AUT
[7]
CAN
[8]
GER
[9]
GRC
[10]
NLD
[11]
NZ
[12]
SWI
[13]
UK
[14]
1998 Godsmack 22
2000 Awake
  • Released: October 31, 2000
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD, DI
5 26 9 59 38
  • US: 2× Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[15]
2003 Faceless
  • Released: April 8, 2003
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD, DI
1 9 70 98 36 154
2006 IV
  • Released: April 25, 2006
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD, DI
1 65 4 56 100
2010 The Oracle
  • Released: May 4, 2010
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD, DI
1 2 72 11
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[4]
CAN
[8]
2012 Live & Inspired
  • Released: May 15, 2012
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD, DI
19 23

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[4]
2007 Good Times, Bad Times... Ten Years of Godsmack
  • Released: December 4, 2007
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: CD
35

Video albums[edit]

Year Album details Certifications
2001 Live
  • Released: July 9, 2001
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: DVD
2002 Smack This!
  • Released: April 9, 2002
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: DVD
2004 Changes
  • Released: October 14, 2004
  • Label: Universal, Republic
  • Formats: DVD
  • US: Platinum[6]
  • CAN: Platinum[15]

EPs[edit]

Year EP details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[4]
2004 The Other Side
  • Released: March 16, 2004
  • Label: Universal/Republic
  • Formats: CD, SACD
5

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[4]
US
Alt.

[4]
US
Main. Rock

[4]
US
Rock

[4]
CAN
Alt.

[16]
[17]
CAN
Rock

[18]
[19]
[20]
GER
[9]
NLD
[11]
1998 "Whatever"[A] 116 19 7 Godsmack
1999 "Keep Away" 31 5
"Voodoo"[B] 102 6 5
2000 "Bad Religion" 32 8
"Awake"[C] 103 12 1 × × Awake
"Greed"[D] 123 28 3 × ×
2001 "Bad Magick" 28 12 × ×
2002 "I Stand Alone"[E] 103 20 1 × × 96 70 The Scorpion King/Faceless
2003 "Straight Out of Line" 73 9 1 × × Faceless
"Serenity"[F] 113 10 7 × ×
"Re-Align" 28 3 × ×
2004 "Running Blind"[G] 123 14 3 × × The Other Side
"Touché" 33 7 × ×
2006 "Speak" 85 10 1 × × IV
"Shine Down" 31 4 × ×
"The Enemy" 4 × ×
2007 "Good Times Bad Times"[H]
(Led Zeppelin cover)
124 28 8 × × Good Times, Bad Times... Ten Years of Godsmack
2009 "Whiskey Hangover"[I] 102 20 1 7 23 20 The Oracle
2010 "Cryin' Like a Bitch" 74 25 1 7 26 16
"Love-Hate-Sex-Pain" 24 2 5
2011 "Saints and Sinners" 25 35
2012 "Rocky Mountain Way"
(Joe Walsh cover)
5 17 30 Live and Inspired
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director
1999 "Whatever" Michael Alperowitz
"Keep Away" Peter Christopherson
"Voodoo" Dean Karr
2000 "Awake" Troy Smith
2001 "Greed" Troy Smith & Sully Erna
2002 "I Stand Alone" The Brothers Strause
2003 "Straight Out of Line" Dean Karr
"Serenity" Sully Erna
2006 "Speak" Wayne Isham
2007 "Good Times Bad Times" Rocky Schenck
2010 "Cryin' Like a Bitch" Paul Harb
2012 "Rocky Mountain Way" Daniel Catullo
"Come Together" Ian Barrett

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1999 "Why" Any Given Sunday soundtrack
2000 "Sweet Leaf" Nativity in Black II

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scaggs, Austin (2003-05-06). "Sully Awakes". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  2. ^ Seaver, Morley. "MorleyView Interview with Shannon Larkin of Godsmack". MorleyView. Retrieved 2007-12-06. 
  3. ^ "Godsmack–Bio". Godsmack.com. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Peak chart positions in the United States:
  5. ^ Farinella, David John. "Shannon Larkin". Modern drummer.com. Retrieved 2007-11-10. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "RIAA Searchable database–Gold and Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  7. ^ "Discographie Godsmack" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  8. ^ a b "Godsmack Album & Song Chart History: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  9. ^ a b Peak chart positions in Germany:
  10. ^ "Discography Godsmack". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  11. ^ a b "Discografie Godsmack" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  12. ^ "Discography Godsmack". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  13. ^ "Discography Godsmack". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  14. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: Gina G - GZA". Zobbel. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  15. ^ a b c d "Gold Platinum Database: Godsmack". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
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