Billboard (p.28) - "AMARYLLIS is the Florida band's tightest, most action-oriented effort yet. It wisely emphasizes Shinedown's muscular groove and sharp hook sense..."
Kerrang (Magazine) - p.52
"Shinedown's music is still peppered with class -- great hooks and Brent Smith's commanding vocals lift 'I'll Follow You' and 'Unity' from the realms of radio fodder into songs that will, for some, strike a light in the darkness."
Personnel: Brent Smith (vocals); Eric Bass (guitar, piano, background vocals); Rob Cavallo (guitar, keyboards); Zach Myers (guitar, background vocals); Dave Bassett, Tim Pierce (guitar); Jamie Muhoberac (piano, keyboards); Barry Kerch (drums, percussion); The West Los Angeles Children's Choir.
Audio Mixer: Chris Lord-Alge.
Recording information: Capitol Studios; Lightning Sound Studios; No Excuses Studio; Ocean Way Recording.
Photographer: James Minchin III.
Preceded by the emotionally charged first single "Bully," Amaryllis is the fourth studio album from Jacksonville, Florida-based post-grunge outfit Shinedown. The 12-track collection represents the first set of new material from the group since 2008's Sound of Madness.