"When is Shinedown going to be touring again, and also when is the new album going to be released, so I am hear (sic) to tell you we are entering the studio on August 15 to start recording the new album
"We never put time limits on the writing of songs nor the recording of them because we are quite frankly perfectionist and it takes time. With that being said, we have decided to not book any shows for the remainder of the year to concentrate all our attention on the making of the new record.
"Our goal is to be touring again by late February of next year 2012. We will most likely start in the U.K. and Europe