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The Verve Pipe Learns From its Mistakes

The Verve Pipe got its start in Lansing, Michigan in the early 1990s. Led by singer-guitarist Brian Vander Ark, the group got its first big break when RCA signed the band to a multi-album deal. The Verve Pipe’s first RCA album, Villains, went platinum (one million units sold) and spawned four Top 40 hits on

My Holiday Gift to You: The Verve Pipe

For those of you who observe and/or celebrate the holiday, Merry Christmas! Here’s my gift to you. Oftentimes when I do an interview, worthwhile content doesn’t find its way into the finished story. Space considerations often dictate that; other times, we go off on a tangent that – while very interesting – doesn’t fit neatly