Shinedown’s new record “Planet Zero” has been a massive success reaching #1 on six different charts. Lead vocalist Brent Smith joined Matt Pinfield to talk about the new record for this episode of New & Approved.
“Planet Zero” was written during the pandemic while everyone on the planet was going through the same difficulties. Smith explains how the album examines how we can all move forward together. He also discusses a few of the album’s singles including the title track, “Symptom of Being Human,” and “Daylight” in great detail.
We also get to hear about Smith’s history as Matt asks the singer about how he developed his love for music. According to Smith, he felt destined at birth to perform and began taking music seriously around ten-years-old. He also reveals some of his greatest influences including early punk, Motown music, and the famous Seattle grunge bands. He currently possesses a “vast palate” of music and is frequently listening to grunge, singer/songwriters, and even early ’90s rap.
Be sure to take a listen to Shinedown’s latest album “Planet Zero.” Click here to check it out!