Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has revealed that Staind guitarist Mike Mushok has jumped aboard his new musical project, Newsted. The bassist himself posted a video on YouTube introducing Mushok to the world as a new member of Newsted, adding that the group's new formation is "gonna come out and kick your ass!"
When conditions deteriorate at shows, sometimes it can be a bit of a free-for-all, and that’s what happened in Little Rock, Ark., this past Saturday (Aug. 18) at Edgefest VIII, when several fans took advantage of the rain-soaked ground from earlier in the day and started tossing mud clumps at the acts playing onstage.
Staind vocalist Aaron Lewis will host a charity golf tournament in Bernardson, Mass., on Saturday, Aug. 11. The inaugural Aaron Lewis Invitational Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Crumpin-Fox Golf Club. Lewis and his wife Vanessa started the It Takes a Community Foundation, and proceeds from this tournament will benefit the R.H. Conwell Community Education Center in Worthington, Mas
Even though Staind's career has spanned 17 years, they have never released an official live disc. That all changed on July 10th when 'Live From Mohegan' was released. The exciting part is - a DVD/Blu-Ray is due out on August 14th! The video contains footage from their headlining show back in November of 2011 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
Aaron Lewis has taken time away from Staind in the past, but the fact that the group is calling their upcoming break a “hiatus” initially raised a few eyebrows, especially given that they finished their last album with longtime drummer Jon Wysocki leaving the band.
It’s hard to believe that throughout their 17-year career together, Staind have never released an official live disc, but all that changes this summer when ‘Live From Mohegan Sun’ makes its debut in several formats. The CD version will be available on July 10 followed by the DVD/Blu-ray out on Aug. 14.
If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the tour dates and locations of the third annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, today’s the day! Loudwire has the exclusive early look at the dates for the 30-show run in August and September, so check them out below to find out when the massive rock extravaganza will be hitting your ‘hood.