It's been awhile since we've heard from Staind, but for fans waiting patiently to hear the band’s follow-up to 2008’s ‘The Illusion of Progress,’ the wait is over. Staind’s much-anticipated self-titled seventh album doesn’t hit stores until Tuesday (Sept. 13), but the jock-rock lovers over at ESPN.com somehow got their hands on the disc a bit early and currently are streaming it in its entirety online.
Staind have unleashed the video for 'Not Again,' a heavy-as-hell song from their upcoming self-titled album, due Sept. 13. There's no plot footage spliced into this clip. Honestly, any extraneous narrative would prove unnecessary, since the visual of the band performing in a gray, post-apocalyptic, utterly decaying landscape more than suits the tone and mood of the crunchy, bottom-heavy, neck-snapping song.
Over the weekend, Staind’s Aaron Lewis hosted his second annual ‘It Takes a Community’ two-night benefit concert in Northampton, Massachusetts. The shows were a call to arms to his brothers in rock to band together to help a worthy cause – reviving school systems and rural communities in the New England area.
Staind's 1999 major label debut was titled 'Dysfunction' and judging from singer Aaron Lewis' comments about the recording of the band's upcoming self-titled effort, the process was fraught with plenty of that type of drama. The way Lewis tells it, recording 'Staind' was, well, dysfunctional!