Staind live at the LEC in Laredo, Texas
Background information
OriginSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States
GenresAlternative metal, alternative rock, post-grunge, nu metal
Years active1994 (1994)–2013 (2013) (on hiatus)[1]
LabelsFlip, Elektra, Atlantic, Roadrunner
Aaron Lewis
Mike Mushok
Johnny April
Sal Giancarelli
Past members
Jon Wysocki
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Staind is an American rock band from Massachusetts, United States. The band was started in 1994. Its first album, Tormented was released in 1996. Staind's newest album, The Illusion of Progress was released on August 19, 2008. Some of its biggest hits have been Outside, It's Been Awhile, and So Far Away.

In 2013, They announced that they were going on hiatus but were not breaking up.[1]

Band members

  • Aaron Lewis - Vocals/Acoustic Guitar
  • Mike Mushok - Guitars
  • Jon Wysocki - Drums
  • Johnny April - Bass Guitar


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Aaron Lewis on Staind's Upcoming Hiatus: 'We're Not Breaking Up'". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-1-20. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)