ALT 103.3 Indy’s Alternative announces MAY DAY 2019, featuring Shinedown, Yungblud and Badflower at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis on Monday, May 20, 2019.
ABOUT SHINEDOWN: Leading the charge for 21st century rock, multi-platinum, record-breaking band Shinedown – Brent Smith [vocals], Zach Myers [guitar], Eric Bass [bass, production], and Barry Kerch [drums] – has sold more than 10 million albums and 10 million singles worldwide, has 11 platinum and gold singles and four platinum and gold albums, 13 No. 1 active rock hits, and averages more than 4 million monthly listeners on Spotify as one of the most-listened-to rock bands on the platform with over 600 million streams, contributing to their more than 1 billion total overall streams to date. Every single released throughout the band’s career has hit Top 10 on the rock charts – an unparalleled feat. Shinedown once again uproot convention and deliver a personal, poignant, and powerful body of work that evolves from ruin to reclamation to revelation with their sixth full-length album, ATTENTION ATTENTION [Atlantic Records]. The album simultaneously hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock Albums Charts and debuted Top 5 on the Billboard 200. The story that unfolds as the album progresses is a poignant and enduring statement about humanity, touching on topics such as overcoming struggles, mental health, not being afraid to fail and the resolve of the human spirit. Shinedown remains as fearless as ever as they kick off what promises to be their biggest and boldest chapter yet.
ABOUT YUNGBLUD: Yungblud has injected an unruly vitality into the musical landscape, setting his social commentary to a guitar-fueled sound. With his powerful energy and unhinged charisma, Yungblud, otherwise known as Dominic Harrison, spent much of 2018 on the road, bringing his message of anti-conformity to a fast-growing and fired-up audience. Arriving in July 2018, his debut full-length album 21st Century Liability found Yungblud channeling his outrage into songs both confrontational and immediately infectious. Now at work on his sophomore album, Yungblud has begun drawing inspiration from the stories fans have shared with him on the road.
ABOUT BADFLOWER: With musical influences from The Beatles and Death Cab for Cutie to Queens of the Stone Age and Jack White, Badflower explores nearly every facet of rock ‘n’ roll. Since its formation in February of 2013, the band’s gritty, blues inspired guitar riffs, catchy vocals and rock star prowess have thrust them into the spotlight. Badflower has performed at landmark venues around the country, from the historic Sunset Strip venues in Los Angeles to the world-famous SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. With a visceral, brutally honest stage presence, the quartet (Josh Katz, vocals/rhythm guitar; Joey Morrow, lead guitar; Alex Espiritu, bass; and Tommy Senter, drums) effortlessly capture the attention of audiences of all sizes.