Staind is an American alternative metal groupfrom Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Over the past nine years the band has had a number of successful singles spanning several albums, selling over 15 million albums worldwide. In November 2011, the band officially announced through their YouTube page that Sal Giancarelli had become their new drummer. The band was on tour that spring with Godsmack and Halestorm. The tour was called the MASSCHAOS tour. Staind hit the road with Shinedown, Godsmack and more as part of the Uproar Festival summer tour across North America.