This Canadian-based band’s unique mix of rock, metal, and alternative has influenced the music world since 2003. Several of the band’s singles have made the trek up the Active Rock chart to #1, including “Break,” “World So Cold” and “The Good Life,” leading to one gold and two platinum albums.
Comprised of Neil Sanderson (drums, piano, backing vocals), Brad Walst (bass guitar) and Barry Stock (lead guitar), Three Days Grace has received a variety of awards from the music industry. With honors like a BMI Award for “Animal I’ve Become” and “Pain”, Song of the Year for “I Hate (Everything About You)” and Rock Artist of the Year in 2007, the band has made a name for themselves across the rock and alt-metal genres. Three Days Grace’s latest album Transit of Venus debuted at #5 on Billboard Chart in 2012. Keeping in sync with the band’s previous albums’ records on the Active Rock chart, the first single “Chalk Outline” stayed at #1 for 10 weeks, crediting it as the song that remained in the coveted spot for the most weeks during 2012.
Oklahoma-based Rock band Hinder was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, guitarist Joe “Blower” Garvey, and singer Austin Winkler. Their 2005 debut, Extreme Behavior, sold over three-million copies in the U.S., while its breakthrough single “Lips of an Angel” hit #1 on the Billboard Pop Chart. The record’s follow-up in 2008, Take it to the Limit, surpassed Gold status after debuting at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 80,000 copies sold first week. Meanwhile, their third effort, American Nightmare, dropped in 2010. Along the way, the band has shared the stage on national tours with everyone Mötley Crüe and Nickelback to Papa Roach and Saving Abel. The band was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2007.