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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States (1995 – present)

Staind is an band formed on November 24, 1995 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. After meeting through friends and covering pop hits of the day in smalltime clubs for a year and a half, Staind self-released their debut album, Tormented, in November 1996, citing influences in brutal latin thrash metal. Until recently, the album was difficult to obtain, as only four thousand copies were originally sold. Since then, the band’s official website has released the album to meet the demand from fans.

During this time, Staind played a show with Limp Bizkit. When Fred Durst saw the controversial cover of the group’s self produced album; tormented, he tried to have the band kicked off the bill, but when he saw the band’s live show, he changed his tone and befriended them. Durst later sang harmonies on the live version of Outside, which was recorded at a Family Values Tour concert in Biloxi, MS, in late October 1999. Durst went on to be one of the executive producers for Dysfunction and Break the Cycle. He also directed a few videos for the band later on, including It’s Been Awhile.


The band’s big break came in October 1997 after Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst witnessed the band open up for them at a Hartford, Connecticut show, eventually signed them to his Flip record label, and co-produced their 1999 breakthrough Dysfunction with Terry Date.


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  • Satan1st

    Великолепная группа

    4 Oct 4:48am Reply
  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Staind

    28 Sep 12:39pm Reply
  • sangremuerto

    Fucking love this band

    15 Sep 4:23pm Reply
  • Strjke

    Потрясающий голос, особенно на живых выступлениях, просто заслушиваешься. Великолепная группа, лов ит

    11 Sep 12:23am Reply
  • Sqvoll91

    Nocioni, аналогично )

    29 Aug 11:38am Reply
  • Nocioni

    Неплохо так их творчеством проникся в последние месяц-два. Раньше вообще никак не вкатывали.

    20 Aug 2:15pm Reply
  • mattimek

    + Eyes Wide Open +

    12 Aug 11:56am Reply
  • ellemy18

    круті хлопці

    30 Jul 12:38pm Reply
  • Pam-param-pam

    Отличная группа!

    23 Jul 1:17pm Reply
  • Dmxjd

    Shit this group sooo^^ awsm,guys dont give a fuck you're the best

    21 Jul 5:22am Reply

    For You

    16 Jul 7:48pm Reply
  • HKA47

    Layne > all

    14 Jul 12:24pm Reply
  • kornthelife

    This band with KoRn and Cold helped me a lot in the past. I love all the albums except for the last, self-titled album, that's not the same.

    1 Jun 10:08am Reply
  • JacobyDakota

    Became boring with the last album. No downs and ups. Boring track-speed. Call it "hard", call it "heavy", i call it boring.

    8 May 4:11pm Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    I have bipolar 2 and am LGBT as well...I think it's good that there's music like this to help people like me through middle/high school. Lithium helps, as does music like this when I need it.

    18 Apr 3:56am Reply
  • Dark_Deamon

    Suffer <3

    10 Mar 1:13am Reply
  • My_Sharona

    This band stopped me from committing suicide years ago ♥

    29 Jan 7:36am Reply
  • M4theeus

    Tangled Up In You has one of the most beautiful lyrics i've ever seen, just amazing.

    7 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Fantria

    glad to hear that @sanity_theorist ....too many damn kids dying lately

    4 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Actually, they helped me when I was suicidal.

    10 Nov 2013 Reply
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