Three Days Grace Members, Tour, Information, Facts

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Members of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace
Members of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace (Three Days Grace / Instagram)

Three Days Grace is an internationally-acclaimed Canadian rock band formed in 1997. The group is most well-known for their greatest hits I Hate Everything About You, Animal I Have Become, Never Too Late, I Am Machine, etc. Some of their popular albums One-X (2006), Life Starts Now (2009), and Transit of Venus (2012) have each reached the top 10 at the US Billboard 200 charts.

Members

  1. Matt Walst – Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar (2014-Present)
  2. Barry Stock – Lead Guitar (2003-Present)
  3. Brad Walst – Bass, Backing Vocals (1997-Present)
  4. Neil Sanderson – Drums, Keyboards, Backing Vocals (1997-Present)

Past Members

  1. Adam Gontier – Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar (1997-2013), Lead Guitar (1997-2003)

Origin

Norwood, Ontario, Canada

Genres

Alternative Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-Grunge, Nu metal (Early)

Labels

  • Jive Records
  • RCA Records

Formation Date

1997

Singing Portfolio

  • Three Days Grace, their self-titled debut album was released in 2003. Their single I Hate Everything About You became a breakout hit.
  • Their 2nd album One-X (2006) was certified ‘3x platinum’ in the United States. Both Animal I Have Become and Never Too Late reached #1 at the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks charts.
  • Outsider (2018), their 6th album featured many popular songs like Infra-Red, Right Left Wrong, The Mountain, etc. The latter earned the band ‘Rock Songwriters of the Year’ award at the SOCAN Awards in 2019.

Three Days Grace Facts

  1. Adam, Neil, and Brad were initially in a high school band called Groundswell from 1992 to 1995. They regrouped together as Three Days Grace in 1997.
  2. The band name ‘Three Days Grace’ was suggested by Brad and refers to the sense of urgency to change one’s life for the better.
  3. Adam wrote the songs Animal I Have Become, Pain, Never Too Late (from the album One-X) while recovering from OxyContin addiction in rehab.
  4. As of 2020, the band has 15 #1 singles on the Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart. In September 2018, they surpassed Van Halen‘s longstanding record of 13 chart-toppers with the release of Infra-Red from the album Outsider.
  5. Brad’s younger brother Matt Walst became the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band in 2014 after Gontier’s sudden departure in January 2013.
  6. Three Days Grace has toured with the likes of Breaking Benjamin, Flyleaf, Seether, Nickelback, Shinedown, etc.

Featured Image by Three Days Grace / Instagram

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