Geoff Harkness

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  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Unlike Nebraska, Bruce Springsteen's 1982 unplugged masterpiece, the Boss' latest is a big-production acoustic venture, larded with atmospheric keyboards, earnest mandolins, and all the accouterments money can buy. To his credit, Springsteen has c...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    "Everybody thinks we're assholes," Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh says. "We're Canadian; it's impossible." Phoning from one of the asshole capitals of Los Angeles, the Bel Age Hotel near Sunset Strip, Baksh and his band are taking a breather from an ...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    It's not easy being a Kiss fan, even a reformed one. I haven't been able to stomach the self-proclaimed "hottest band in the world" for years. I still cringe every time it hawks another overpriced trinket or embarks on its annual farewell tour. It...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Alien Ant Farm found fame the old-fashioned way: It latched onto a novelty tune and rammed it up America's ass. But the SoCal quintet's follow-up single, "Movies," showed that it had a dribble of substance, albeit of the sub-Linkin Park variety. T...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    As a teenager, Da Brat made her name by freestyling at a Kris Kross concert, where she turned heads with a hard-hitting flow and an undeniable spunk. Scooped up and molded into a B-grade celebrity by Hotlanta hitmaker Jermaine Dupri, Brat (born Sh...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Heavily influenced by Judas Priest, Saxon helped found the new wave of British metal that triggered Metallica and countless other headbangers. Undoubtedly, the group's knee-slapping song titles ("Dragon's Lair," "Princess of the Night") and lineup...