Aaron Lewis Bio - Biography

Name Aaron Lewis
Height 5' 10
Naionality American
Date of Birth 13 April 1972
Place of Birth Springfield, Vermont, USA
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Aaron Lewis, (born April 13, 1972 in Rutland, Vermont, U.S.), is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the hard rock group Staind. Lewis grew up, largely, in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. Aaron Lewis was, before Staind, in a band known as J-CAT with Tori Sands, Chris Ballini, and Staind bandmate Jon Wysocki. An album surfaced on the Internet with 9 of J-CAT's performances at Club Infinity in Springfield, Massachusetts. The performances were recorded while Dysfunction was being recorded. Two of Staind's popular singles—"Outside" and "It's Been Awhile"—were both originally performed by J-CAT with somewhat different lyrics. 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 and Nyla Rae and Indie Shay. Aaron has two sisters Yvette and Rachel. He was also featured on a remix for the song "Crawling" on Linkin Park's album Reanimation (the remix is titled "Krwling" on the album), as well as Sevendust's album Animosity, in which he contributed vocals to the song "Follow" and on the songs "Bleed" and "Send In the Clowns" by the band "Cold." He's also featured on Jimmie's Chicken Shack's song "Falling Out," the only single off their 2004 album re.present On November 4, 2006, Aaron performed at his old high school in Longmeadow and gave all the proceeds to the music department to fund the department's expenses to buy new equipment and supplies. Aaron Lewis is currently in talks about working on a solo CD, that is expected to be much like his acoustic tour.

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