Press Release





Kicking Off July 22nd in Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center*



Critical Praise for Outsider’s First Single, “The Mountain”

“…seismic new single…”
Alt Press

“Workout warriors should be thrilled with this motivational new clip and cut.”


“Those cinematic sonic flourishes augment arena-ready riffs before summiting towards a seismic refrain…”


(Toronto, ON – March 9th, 2018) Three Days Grace, an internationally acclaimed and multi- platinum certified Canadian band with over a billion streams on Spotify, release their new album OUTSIDER  via RCA Records today. OUTSIDER is the sixth full-length album from the band and is their latest since 2015’s chart-topping album Human.

The music video for first single “The Mountain” which Alt Press called a “…seismic new single” has been streamed 7M times on YouTube alone, and the song is currently top 10 on the U.S. Billboard and Mediabase Rock charts. The song remained the #1 greatest gainer on the U.S. Active Rock Chart for the two weeks after its release, and is currently the #2 greatest gainer. “The Mountain” is Top 5 on Mediabase Active Rock in Canada. Taped at a UFC octagon, the music video for Outsider’s first single was directed by Sean Cartwright and features a cameo by UFC fighter Misha Cirkunov. Recently, Three Days Grace also debuted “I Am An Outsider,” the second track from their forthcoming album, along with the album’s tracklisting via Billboard, who say “I Am The Outsider” “…defines both the theme of Three Days Grace’s upcoming album OUTSIDER and the Canadian band’s lyrical outlook in general.” Read Billboard’s interview with drummer Neil Sanderson and listen to “I Am An Outsider” here.

Last week, the band debuted their lyric video for “Right Left Wrong,” the third track revealed from their forthcoming album via Revolver who call it a “propulsive new song.” Check out “Right Left Wrong” via Revolver here.

Three Days Grace will also be touring with Avenged Sevenfold and Prophets of Rage- tour kicks off July 22nd in Mansfield, MA at the Xfinity Center with A Budweiser Stage performance on August 4th in Toronto. The band will also perform at 3 Canadian summer festivals in Trois-Rivieres, London and Ottawa.

See tour dates below or CLICK HERE for more information.

“To me, Outsider represents the journey to find your place,” says bass player Brad Walst. “The world feels crazy at times. We try to get away from that every once in a while. We do our own thing, and we’re comfortable doing it. We have always looked forward—and not backwards. That’s an ongoing theme.” Preorder Outsider on all formats here:

Forging a new path forward is exactly what the musicians did in the fall of 2016. Instead of congregating in a downtown Toronto rehearsal space, the band which consists of Matt Walst [lead vocals], Barry Stock [lead guitar], Brad Walst [bass], and Neil Sanderson [drums, percussion, keyboards, programming], initially wrote in a converted garage behind Brad’s house located two hours from the city. “This is all about taking a step back from life’s madness without destroying yourself, cutting everyone off, or going crazy,” says Neil. “You get a break and find the space to create.” Eventually, the band retreated to Neil’s 90-acre farm to further hone ideas, and often sat around bonfires with acoustic guitars, tapping into the wild spirit surrounding them. As the songs took shape, the band headed to the Ontario’s remote Jukasa Studios, and called upon longtime friends and collaborators including producers Gavin Brown and Howard Benso, engineer Mike Plotnikoff and Chris Lord-Alge on mixing duties, for an album that speaks directly to their army of fans from around the globe.  “That production team hasn’t happened since One-X,” adds Neil. “We were lucky to get this group together. It made sense because we were in a similar headspace.”

As much as it upholds tradition, Outsider represents progression for Three Days Grace. Marking his second offering as part of the band, Matt showed “a new level of confidence and brought a ton of ideas, according to his brother Brad. Meanwhile, Neil expanded the signature electronic palette, integrating analog synths and standout programming with the help of Rhys Fulber [Fear Factory, Frontline Assembly]. He casually nodded to electronic influences as diverse as Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Lana Del Rey, and a surprising cult classic, the movie Lost Boys. First single “The Mountain” evinces that evolution. Those cinematic sonic flourishes augment arena-ready riffs before summiting towards a seismic refrain, “I’m still surviving, keep climbing, keep climbing the mountain.”

Given this undeniable unpredictability, Outsider feels right at home alongside a catalog of fan favorites from Three Days Grace. Since 2003, the band has staked a spot amongst the hard rock vanguard, breaking records, toppling charts, moving millions of units worldwide, and making history by holding the all-time record for “most U.S. #1 singles at Active Rock Radio ever” with 13. In 2015, Human marked the group’s second straight #1 slot on the U.S. Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums Chart as well as their fourth consecutive debut in Top 20 of the Top 200. It spawned two U.S. #1 singles “Painkiller” and “I Am Machine,” signaling their 13th overall and 5th consecutive number ones on the U.S. Active Rock Radio chart. Moreover, the four-piece consistently averaged a staggering 3.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify—remaining one of the most listened to rock bands in the world. In 2012, Transit of Venus soared to the Top 5 of the U.S. Top 200 and garnered a nod for “Best Rock Album of the Year” at the Canadian Juno Awards. The seminal One-X [2006] notched an RIAA triple-platinum certification as Three Days Grace [2003] was minted platinum and Life Starts Now went gold. To date, their veritable arsenal of number one includes “Chalk Outline,” “The High Road,” “Misery Loves My Company,” “World So Cold,” “Good Life,” “Break,” “Never Too Late,” “Animal I Have Become,” “Pain,” “Just Like You,” and “Home.”

Outsider Track Listing

01 Right Left Wrong

02 The Mountain

03 I Am An Outsider

04 Infra-Red

05 Nothing To Lose But You

06 Me Against You

07 Love Me Or Leave Me

08 Strange Days

09 Villain I’m Not

10 Chasing The First Time

11 The New Real

12 The Abyss

Three Days Grace Tour Dates
April 20- Tampa, FL- WXTB 98 – Rockfest
April 21- Orlando, FL – 101.1 WJRR – Earthday Birthday
April 22- Charleston, SC  WYBB 98 – Rockfest
May 18- Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range

June 29th- Festivoix – Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada

July 14th– Rock On The Range Music Festival – London, ON, Canada

July 15th-Ottawa Bluesfest – Ottawa, ON, Canada

July 22 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center*
July 25 – Wantagh, NY – Jones Beach Theater*
July 26 – Hartford, CT – The Xfinity Theater*
July 31 – Holmdel, NJ – P.N.C. Bank Arts Center*
Aug 01 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live*
Aug 03 – Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion*
Aug 04 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Aug 06 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center*
Aug 07 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre*
Aug 09 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage*
Aug 11 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
Aug 12 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center*
Aug 16 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion*
Aug 17 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena*
Aug 19 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater*
Aug 21 – Chula Vista, CA – Mattress Firm Amphiteatre*
Aug 22 – Inglewood, CA – The Forum*
Aug 28 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre*
Aug 30 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center*
Sept 01 – Dallas, TX – Starplex, Pavilion*
Sept 02 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*

*With Avenged Sevenfold +  Prophets of Rage plus very special guests

BUY/STREAM Single “The Mountain”:  

BUY/STREAM track “I Am An Outsider”:

BUY/STREAM track “ Right Left Wrong:”


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