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Staind Unleashes ”Cycle of Hurting,” First Single Off New album

Multi-platinum rock band Staind has dropped a new single, “Cycle of Hurting,” from their forthcoming album, ‘Confessions of the Fallen.’



Staind in 2023

Multi-platinum rock band Staind has dropped a new single, “Cycle of Hurting,” from their forthcoming album, Confessions of the Fallen. Staind has brought all the goodies to their fans; adding to the excitement, an animated video was produced to support their “Cycle of Hurting” single.

Staind’s highly anticipated new album, Confessions of the Fallen, the band’s first new studio album since 2011, will be released September 15, 2023, via Alchemy Recordings/BMG. Variants of the album, including limited-edition orange vinyl and other exclusive merch items, are available through album pre-order.

The 10 tracks featured on Confessions of the Fallen explore a variety of sonic niches. Debut single “Lowest In Me” (currently top 5 on the active rock chart), “Cycle of Hurting,” “Was Any of it Real?,” and “Hate Me Too” pummel forth with unrelenting fury, the electronics enhancing the frenetic attack from the players. Tracks such as “Out of Time,” “In This Condition,” and “The Fray” are marked by ebb-and-flow arrangements and sweeping dynamic changes, while “Here and Now” and the cautiously optimistic “Better Days” remind us that Staind is no stranger to the pretty – when appropriate, that is.

Lyrically, Confessions of the Fallen draws again from those dark, reflective places Lewis has always mined in Staind’s songs, and these 10 songs are as personal as he’s ever been. A legion of Staind fans will certainly find their better days in these new songs from the band and in a new round of touring that includes a co-headlining trek with good pals Godsmack this summer. Get Your tickets here. 

Staind ‘Confessions of the Fallen’ album artwork

Staind ‘Confessions of the Fallen’ album artwork

Staind and Godsmack 2023 Tour dates:

Tue Jul 18 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Thu Jul 20 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Fri Jul 21 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Sat Jul 22 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
Tue Jul 25 – Bangor, ME @ Maine Savings Amphitheater
Wed Jul 26 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Fri Jul 28 – Camden, NJ @ Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Sat Jul 29 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sun Jul 30 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Wed Aug 02 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Thu Aug 03 – Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
Sat Aug 05 – Pittsburgh, PA @ The Pavilion at Star Lake
Sun Aug 06 – Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
Tue Aug 08 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
Wed Aug 09 – Detroit, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatr
Thu Aug 10 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sat Aug 12 – Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Music Center
Sun Aug 13 – Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Thu Aug 24 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
Sat Aug 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Sun Aug 27 – San Diego, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Thu Aug 31 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater

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