Song:Never Too Late
The Canadian band Three Days Grace had their biggest hit with Never Too Late in 2006. They have had some success in the US but are bigger in Canada. Three Days Grace are from Norwood, ON which is near Peterborough. They were called Groundswell when they first formed in 1992. Groundswell released one album and then two guys left and the remaining three guys moved to Toronto and renamed themselves Three Days Grace. The members are lead singer Adam Gontier, bassist Brad Walst and drummer Neil Sanderson. They got together with producer Gavin Brown who has worked with several Canadian bands including Billy Talent. He put a demo together and Three Days Grace signed with Jive Records. Their 2003 debut CD Three Days Grace did very well. The single I Hate Everything About You got a lot of airplay. The CD was certified Platinum in the US and Canada. Guitarist Barry Stock joined Three Days Grace in 2003. It was around this time that Adam Gontier became addicted to OxyContin. After the band finished touring, Gontier checked into the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. He wrote a lot of songs while in rehab. So the 2006 CD One-X has a lot of songs about the pain of addiction including Never Too Late. The song reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is their biggest hit to date. The CD did very well and it's available as a budget CD. It was certified Platinum and Three Days Grace was named Billboard's 2007 number one rock artist of the year. The band has faded a bit since then. Their latest CD Transit Of Venus was released Oct. 2012. Adam Gontier left Three Days Grace January 2013 and has plans to record a solo CD. He was replaced by Brad Walst's brother Matt Walst of My Darkest Days. Though he has been touring with them, he is not a permanent replacement. Three Days Grace has been recording new music and a CD should be released early 2014. Here's the video for Never Too Late by Three Days Grace. The girl in the video is played by Matreya Fedor. She stars in the YTV sitcom Mr. Young. The woman is played by Adam Gontier's wife Naomi Brewer.