Staind

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Tags: rock alternative rock alternative hard rock metal seen live nu metal alternative metal post-grunge Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

The line-up of this US alternative metal act, comprising Aaron Lewis (13 April 1972, Springfield, Vermont, USA; vocals), Mike Mushok (b. 10 April 1970, Manhasset, New York, USA; guitar), Johnny April (b. 27 March 1965, Enfield, Connecticut, USA; bass) and Jon Wysocki (b. 17 January, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA; drums), came together in February 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts. The following year, having established themselves as a leading live draw, the band recorded and distributed their debut, Tormented. The album went on to sell over 4, 000 copies by word of mouth, and also gained them a high-profile support slot for Limp Bizkit’s Connecticut show in October 1997. An initial misunderstanding about Tormented’s satanic cover art almost saw them coming to blows with Fred Durst, but Limp Bizkit’s lead vocalist was impressed enough to invite the band to record demos for his production company. A contract with Flip Records ensued in early 1998, and...

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