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Chapter VThis Massachusetts band may be nü-metal's least flamboyant: You won't find Staind wearing face paint or costumes, and you'll never hear Aaron Lewis...Chapter VRockThis Massachusetts band may be nü-metal's least flamboyant: You won't find Staind wearing face paint or costumes, and you'll never hear Aaron Lewis...2005-08-08
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Chapter V

Genre: Rock; Producer (group): Atlantic, Flip

This Massachusetts band may be nü-metal’s least flamboyant: You won’t find Staind wearing face paint or costumes, and you’ll never hear Aaron Lewis rap. Fortunately, their self-seriousness comes with a melodic tenderness that’s rare in the genre. In ”Schizophrenic Conversations,” a typically titled cut from their fifth CD, Chapter V, Lewis moans about being blown away by a storm over strummed acoustic guitars that actually work up a bit of a breeze.

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