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Album Review

With their second album, the addition of A.J. Dunning to the mix gives them a more aggressive guitar sound. At the same time, they show a more adventurous side, exploring a broad definition of pop music from delicate love songs and 3/4 ballads to edgy, bitter rockers, even taking on the occassional Latin rhythm — each song takes on a different character, but all are tied together by pop smarts, clever songwriting, and lush four-part harmonies.


Formed: 1992 in Lansing, MI

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Primarily known for their post-grunge blockbuster hit "The Freshmen," the Verve Pipe formed in 1992 in Lansing, Michigan, where frontman Brian Vander Ark pieced his group together from the ashes of two local bands. He and his brother, bassist Brad Vander Ark, had previously played in Johnny with an Eye, while drummer Donny Brown and guitarist Brian Stout were veterans of Water 4 the Pool. Both bands had been local favorites throughout Michigan, which helped the newly formed Verve Pipe become a local...
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