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Aaron Lewis, born April 13, 1972 in Rutland, Vermont, USA, is the lead vocalist of the hard rock/post-grunge group Staind . According to the Country Boy Songfacts, growing up in rural Vermont, Lewis spent summers with his World War II veteran grandfather hunting and fishing. “Country was the background music to my childhood,” said the singer. “My grandfather listened to Merle Haggard , Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr. and all of the greats. When Staind did our first tour with Kid Rock in 1999, I rode the bus with him on a couple occasions, and we bonded over this music. I haven’t been able to let go of it since then.”

Aaron Lewis was, before Staind, in an acoustic band known as JCAT

Lewis is renowned for his songwriting skills and has been nominated for 3 Grammys. His hobbies include fishing, golf and riding his mini dirt bike. He has worked in landscaping, cleaned hotel rooms, and played solo acoustic sets in bars around Atlanta. He is married to Vanessa Lewis and has three daughters, Zoe Jane, Nyla Rae and Indie Shay, as well as two sisters Yvette and Rachel.

He has been guest vocals for several songs by the band Cold and he also remixed Crawling for Linkin Park’s album Reanimation.


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  • ikd-sj

    |vicious circles| amazing ༼≖ɷ≖༽

    11 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Beatnik24

    Awful. The playing and singing is decent, but the lyrics and message is just plain awful. How do you go from Staind to embracing the redneck population and re-branding yourself as one?

    28 Feb 2013 Reply
  • LalaLand88

    That's love.

    1 Feb 2013 Reply
  • Chenzana

    great lyrics, great voice

    28 Jan 2013 Reply
  • JoeDefoe

    The Road is nice! :]

    18 Nov 2012 Reply
  • SynTecH-X

    Country Boy=Nickelback - "Rock Star" parody? :D

    15 Nov 2012 Reply
  • conker417

    lyrics are gold

    9 Jul 2012 Reply
  • brusasu

    great voice, poet!

    24 Apr 2012 Reply
  • LibertineLA

    Aaron the best!!!

    13 Jan 2012 Reply
  • kayleerockgrl

    Your voice is so similar to my other favorite band Signum A.D. both favorites really! ROCK!

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • springbokgirlie

    Love you Aaron xx

    22 Oct 2011 Reply
  • hsxeric

    Not a fan of country, but I at least understand it. however, this stuff of Aaron's is just plain cheesy.

    20 Oct 2011 Reply
  • WickedWillyMuse

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    28 Aug 2011 Reply
  • bufftbone

    Details of the new Staind album have been released. It appears besides the normal and deluxe editions of the album, there will be a die hard fan version which contains a vile of Aaron Lewis's tears he cried while singing the album in the studio. This extremely limited edition copy is limited to just 1,500,000 copies so make sure you get your preorder in with Best Buy.

    10 Aug 2011 Reply
  • JH26111986

    its wrong "Country Boy " and the album "Town Line" are from aaron lewis of staind the "Aaron Lewis" with the album "Gemini" and "Meander on a Smoky Tuesday" was an other artist the profil of "Aaron Lewis" was here please do it correctly on profils thanks have fun ....

    13 Jul 2011 Reply
  • angel_clipped

    I've always wanted more acoustic Aaron solo songs, but much as i love country, it doesn't suit him. The songs almost seem ruined when steel guitars etc pop in. just him, percussion and his acoustic guitar is all he needs.

    15 Jun 2011 Reply
  • LaLagoodnight

    I rarely drink from the bottle, but I'll smoke a little weed <3

    6 May 2011 Reply
  • jbrew387

    always love your music Aaron since break the cycle came out is Staind was my first concert i been too y'all was with Hinder Blackstone Cherry, Breaking Benjamin ,Three Days Grace in Raleigh NC i seen all y'all for 25 bucks. Cant wait till you come back to NC i will find a way to go see you

    2 Apr 2011 Reply
  • abourquin

    I've loved the song country boy since I first heard it. Just downloaded the rest of the album and gotta say I love it. Including all three versions of Country Boy. This album will get a lot of listens from me.

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Trotters

    Read my full review of Aaron Lewis's 'Town Line' here:

    26 Mar 2011 Reply
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