Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville Florida, formed in 2002 and founded by members Brent Smith (vocals), Brad Stewart (bass), Jasin Todd (guitar), and Barry Kerch (drums). A few line-up changes followed, and the band's current line-up consists of Smith and Kerch, the band's only two remaining original members, with guitarist Zach Myers and bassist and pianist Eric Bass. Since Shinedown's inception, they have released four albums _ Leave a Whisper (2003), Us and Them (2005), The Sound of Madness (2008), and Amaryllis (2012) _ and a total of 14 singles. They have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Leave a Whisper was the band's debut album, released in July 2003. It featured successful tracks such as "Fly from the Inside", "Burning Bright", the emotionally-charged "45" and the popular cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic "Simple Man".
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