Aaron Lewis From Staind Asks For A Nation’s Forgiveness For Botching The Lyrics To ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’



A weary nation can finally turn a new page today. Aaron Lewis — lead singer of late 90s Nu-Metal band Staind — has asked forgiveness for screwing up the lyrics to the National Anthem at the World Series last night. His issued the apology on his website:

All I can say is I’m sorry and ask for the Nation’s forgiveness. My nerves got the best of me and I am completely torn up about what happened. America is the greatest country in the world. The Star-Spangled Banner means so much to so many, including myself. I hope everyone can understand the intensity of the situation and my true intent of this performance. I hope that the Nation, Major League Baseball and the many fans of our national pastime can forgive me.

In case you missed the performance, you can watch it here. Now all the Staind superfans (we didn’t even know such a thing existed until last night) can chill the fuck out.

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