Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band, formed in Norwood, Ontario, Canada, in 1992, under the name Groundswell. After a breakup in 1995, the band reformed in 1997 under its current name and with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2003, Barry Stock was recruited as the band's lead guitarist. The band is based in Toronto and Atlanta. After signing to Jive Records, Three Days Grace have released three studio albums to date; Three_Days_Grace_(album) in 2003 and One-X_(Album) in 2006, both of which have been certified platinum and double platinum in the United States and Canada, respectively. In 2007, the band was declared number one rock artist of the year by Billboard and was the number four artist in airplay in Canada that same year. The band's third album, Life Starts Now, was released on September 22, 2009. Three Days Grace has sold over six million albums worldwide before the release of their third album. In 2012, the band's fourth album Transit of Venus was released. In January 2013, the band's lead singer, Adam Gontier, quit the band, citing health conditions. On January 16, 2013, it was reported that the band released details of Gontier's departure as being abrupt and unexplained. Three Days Grace kicked off their 2013 tour in Moline, IL along with Shinedown and P.O.D. with Matt Walst as touring lead singer; instead of Adam Gontier. Matt's role was announced as temporary, where now the band hints at him being the new permanent singer.
Brad Walst – bass guitar, backing vocals (1992-1995, 1997-present)
Neil Sanderson – drums, percussion, piano, backing vocals (1992-1995, 1997-present)
Barry Stock – lead guitar (2003-present)
Matt Walst – lead vocals (2013–present)
- Live members:
- Dani Rosenoer – piano, synthesizer, backing vocals (2012–present)