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)

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

Creed’s Mark Tremonti says My Own Prison is about trying to find hope

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 9, 1998 By Steve Newton When Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti called from Toronto on Canada Day, his band was 90 minutes away from taking the stage at Edgefest, the touring rock show that visits UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium on Saturday (July 11). The fast-rising Florida quartet is on a … Continue reading Creed’s Mark Tremonti says My Own Prison is about trying to find hope