Album review: Theory of a Deadman, Gasoline (2005)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 7, 2005 By Steve Newton Sometimes you can get an impression of just how lame a record is by simply reading the song titles. If the artist or band under review can't even think of titles that haven't been used before, it's a sign of trouble. On Gasoline, … Continue reading Album review: Theory of a Deadman, Gasoline (2005)

Album review: Nickelback, The Long Road (2003)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 18, 2003 By Steve Newton The Long Road, the highly anticipated follow-up to Nickelback’s hugely successful Silver Side Up, wasn’t worth getting excited about. It starts off okay with the riotous “Flat on the Floor”, but by the second tune, “Do This Anymore”, it’s clear the Alberta-raised, Vancouver-based … Continue reading Album review: Nickelback, The Long Road (2003)

Even Ted Nugent wants to get backstage to meet Nickelback as Silver Side Up storms the charts

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 6, 2001 By Steve Newton If you want to know how well Nickelback lead vocalist, guitarist, and lyricist Chad Kroeger’s musical career is going, you only need look as far as the 27-year-old rocker’s Langley home. He just put in a hot tub. And had the pool enlarged. … Continue reading Even Ted Nugent wants to get backstage to meet Nickelback as Silver Side Up storms the charts