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Staind Guitarist Chats About Latest Album, Playing Live and Name Changes

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Staind released their latest album, a self-titled masterpiece, back in September of this year. The making of the album was an arduous and well documented process, but now that it’s out the band can sit back and enjoy the fruits of their labor.

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Members of Alice in Chains, Staind, Tool + More Tell Halloween Tales

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Larry Busacca, Getty Images

"Rock star" is a common Halloween costume for kids and grown-up kids alike, but what do real rock-stars-in-the-making dress up as? Rock stars, of course! At least that was the case for Alice in Chains drummer Sean Kinney, who says that most years of his childhood he spent the last day of October dressed up as Peter Criss from Kiss.

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Zakk Wylde Crowned ESPN’s ‘Baseball Tonight’ Theme Song Winner

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

The shredding riffs that Black Label Society guitarist Zakk Wylde laid down for ESPN’s 'Baseball Tonight’ theme song contest has earned the axe-man the winning trophy!

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Staind’s Mike Mushok on the Difficulties of Recording Latest Album

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Staind's Mike Mushok Dishes on Tough Recording Process

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Ex-Staind Drummer Finally Addresses Departure From Band

John Wysocki
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A lot has been said by Staind about their new album -- how the hard-hitting disc is a return to form, about the tense atmosphere within the band during recording sessions, how that tension lead to the departure of longtime drummer Jon Wysocki once they finished -- but Wysocki himself has yet to comment on the split. That is, until now.

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Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach + More Tear Up Epicenter Festival

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Photo by Alex Rauch

The 2011 Epicenter Festival went off without a hitch on Saturday, Sept. 24, with bands such as Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach and Puddle of Mudd entertaining the Irvine, Calif., crowd. The all-day lineup of nu-metal and hard rock bands filled two stages, including the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, which holds a capacity of 16,000 people. Los Angeles radio station KROQ was there to document the Festival, posting exclusive pictures and coverage of the event.

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Staind, Dream Theater, Devil Wears Prada Score Top 10 Billboard 200 Debuts

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Staind sold 47,000 copies of their self-titled seventh album to debut at No. 5 on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart. Staind's last album, 2008's 'The Illusion of Progress,' moved just more than 90,000 copies in its opening week to land at No. 3 on the tally.

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2011 Epicenter Rock Festival Unveils Set Times

Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

On Saturday, Sept. 24, Southern California’s Epicenter Rock Festival is set to invade the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif., with a sonic boom that is sure to leave an aftershock from coast to coast.

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Aaron Lewis: Staind Couldn’t See How Good New Album Was While Recording

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Aaron Lewis does not hide the fact that Staind nearly crumbled during the recording of their self-titled release, which dropped on Tuesday. Frontman Aaron Lewis chatted about the album before the band's New York City benefit show last night for the families of the first responders of the 9/11 terror attacks whom Lewis described as heroes who headed into "the belly of the beast and didn't make it out." The singer did not deny that he and guitarist Mike Mushok were in a bad, bad place.

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Staind NYC Charity Concert Streaming Live

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Staind are performing an album-release concert for charity tonight (Sept. 15) and you can watch the show right here. The concert, which takes place at 9PM ET at the Best Buy Theater in New York City, will benefit families of 9/11 victims in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the tragic events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001.

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