Aaron Lewis

Aaron Lewis
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Lewis performing in 2012
Background information
Born (1972-04-13) April 13, 1972 (age 47)
Rutland City, Vermont, U.S.
OriginLongmeadow, Massachusetts, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
Instruments
Years active1990–present
Labels
Associated acts

Aaron Lewis (born April 13, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter and musician who is best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and founding member of the alternative metal band Staind, with whom he released seven studio albums. Since 2010, he also purses a successful solo career in country music with his debut EP Town Line, which was released on March 1, 2011 on Stroudavarious Records. Lewis' first full-length solo release, The Road, was released by Blaster Records on November 13, 2012.[1] Lewis released his second studio album Sinner on September 16, 2016. His third studio album State I'm In was released on April 12, 2019.

In 2006, Lewis was ranked at number 49 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.[2]

Early life

Lewis was born in Vermont to hippie parents living in a log cabin. When his parents split up, he moved with his father to Springfield, Massachusetts, where he attended high school.[3]

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