Aaron Lewis Working On New Staind Music And New Solo Acoustic Album

It looks like Staind have been working on new material as of late. Frontman Aaron Lewis confirmed the news during an appearance on Godsmack frontman Sully Erna‘s “Hometown Sessions.” On top of that, Lewis also revealed that he is working on a solo acoustic album.

Lewis said the following about Staind:

“I’m working on new Staind shit… We’re toying around with some creativity.”

He also added the following about the acoustic album:

“I’ve got a completely acoustic [album] — no coloration to it. It’s not gonna be country, it’s not gonna be anything except an acoustic guitar and vocals. That’s what’s next.”

“The last show that I played here in Nashville, just me acoustically, with no back-up band or anything. I was playing some of the songs off the country records, and I was playing some of the songs from Staind, but all just me and the acoustic guitar.

That simplifies everything — that takes away the country flavor, that takes away the rock flavor, that takes away everything and just leaves the skeletal structure.

And Scott Borchetta, the president of my record label, was so moved by that show, this next record he wants from me, which would have been a country record, he wants a totally acoustic record.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch Staind’s Aaron Lewis Perform An Acoustic Cover Of Skid Row’s “I Remember You”

During his February 20 show in Reading, PA, Staind’s Aaron Lewis performed an acoustic cover of Skid Row’s “I Remember You.” You can see fan-filmed footage of that below:

[via Blabbermouth]

Staind’s Aaron Lewis Cuts Oklahoma City Show Short After Telling Audience “Shut The Fuck Up Or I’m Done”

Aaron Lewis (Staind) ended up cutting his March 9 show at The Criterion in Oklahoma City, OK short after becoming angry with the audience for talking during his performance. The frontman was trying to play an acoustic version of Staind‘s “Intro” when he decided to storm offstage.

Lewis told the crowd the following:

“Listen, if you don’t shut the fuck up, you can’t even hear the guitar. So shut up. I’ve got three more fucking minutes — three. Can you please for once…?

Through the whole fucking evening, you guys have talked all fucking night. Shut the fuck up or I’m done.”

He later added:

“It’s so fucking ironic that this fucking song is a ‘thank you,’ and I can’t get you to shut the fuck up to hear it.”

Eventually, he started singing the opening verses, but the audience continued to talk resulting in him putting down his guitar and flicking his cup offstage before leaving. You can see footage of all that below.

This news comes after a similar situation occured during Lewis’ Pharr, TX show.

[via Blabbermouth]