Staind is an American rock band that was formed in 1994 in Springfield, Massachusetts. For 17 years, the band consisted of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Aaron Lewis, lead guitarist Mike Mushok, bassist Johnny April, and drummer Jon Wysocki. The band has had five chart-topping singles and sold over 15 million records worldwide.
Puddle of Mudd
Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band from Kansas City, Missouri. To date the band has sold over seven million albums, and have had a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles in the United States. Their major-label debut Come Clean has sold over five million copies.
Ringside is an indie rock band from Hollywood, California, originally formed in Los Angeles. They specialize in fusing indie rock with electronic beats. The band consists of Scott Thomas, (vocals, guitar, and keyboard), Kirk Hellie (guitarist), Sandy Chila (live drums), Max Allyn (live keys), and actor Balthazar Getty, who doubles as a beatmaker and producer.
She Wants Revenge
She Wants Revenge is an American musical duo, based in San Fernando Valley, California. The group’s debut album She Wants Revenge was released in early 2006, with three singles to follow (“These Things,” a video featuring Shirley Manson from Garbage, “Out of Control,” and “Tear You Apart” for which the video was directed by Joaquin Phoenix). The band has sold more than 300,000 records in the US.
Ferras Alqaisi, known professionally as Ferras, is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter. Ferras caught the ear of Fred Durst, who wanted to sign him to his burgeoning label. Ultimately, though, Ferras enrolled for classes at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. While there, Durst facilitated an audition for Ferras with Capitol Records, which led to a recording deal. Ferras’ debut album, Aliens & Rainbows, dropped in 2008.