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Adam R. Harrison

Adam R. Harrison has written 40 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: The Tea Party, The Standstills @ Kool Haus

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – Toronto-based hard rock band The Tea Party, who released their eighth album (their first new album in 10 years), The Ocean at the End, on September 8th, 2014 via Anthem Entertainment, which features a track that was written and composed by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, performed at Kool Haus in Toronto on November … Continue reading

Photos: Moist, Smashing Satellites @ The Danforth Music Hall

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – Reunited Vancouver-based alternative rock quintet Moist, who released their first new album since 1999’s Mercedes 5 and Dime called Glory Under Dangerous Skies on October 7th, 2014 via Universal, peformed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto on November 22nd with Toronto-based rock band Smashing Satellites, which features former My Darkest Days … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: Scott Weiland, Second Pass @ The Danforth Music Hall

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – The shades were on, scarf wrapped, jacket unzipped and the megaphone was on for the hard rock veteran, Scott Weiland. Backed by his new band, The Wildabouts, Weiland brought his “Purple At The Core” Tour to Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on July 19. Old-school rockers, Second Pass opened the evening. … Continue reading

The Happy Hulk: An Interview with Lou Ferrigno

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) –   “You won’t like me when I’m angry!” Or at least that’s the phrase we know to describe The Incredible Hulk character. But in reality, it’s difficult to imagine Lou Ferrigno, the man who played the original Hulk, angry – he’s like a big friendly giant. The Hulk himself discussed … Continue reading

Interview: From nWo to Magic Mike: An Interview with Kevin Nash

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – I t’s often hard to tell who an actor is when the cameras are turned off. How do you know what someone is like when they get paid to be someone else for a living? When it comes to the eccentric art of professional wrestling, it’s even more difficult. Pro … Continue reading

Photos: Avicii @ Rogers Centre

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – Swedish DJ Avicii, who released his debut album, True, on September 13th, 2013 via PRMD/Universal Island, which contains the hit singles “Wake Me Up”, and “Hey Brother”, performed at sold-out show at Rogers Centre in Toronto on May 17th.

Concert Review: Foster The People, St. Lucia @ Massey Hall

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – It felt like a coming of age on Tuesday night at Massey Hall when Foster the People performed their distinct brand of indie-pop alternative music in Toronto. The sold-out crowd danced on their feet  throughout the night, in awe of the Los Angeles-based trio and the amazing acoustics of the classic … Continue reading

Interview: Band of Skulls’ Emma Richardson on Bringing “Himalayan” to North America, and More!

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – It’s rare, but some musicians just seem to have a natural formula that’s consistent and fresh. That rarity can be found on any Band of Skulls album or live show. If you haven’t heard of this trio from Southampton, England yet, then its time you “throw your hands up, kick back your … Continue reading

Photos: Scott Stapp @ The Opera House

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – Creed frontman Scott Stapp, who released his second solo album, Proof of Life, on November 5th, 2013 via Wind-Up Records, which was produced by Howard Benson (Kelly Clarkson, My Chemical Romance) and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge (Deftones, Muse), and which spawned the single “Slow Suicide”, performed at The Opera House … Continue reading

Album Review: Foster The People – Supermodel

By: Adam Harrison (@AdamRHarrison) – It’s time to get those pumped up kicks out of the closet again in preparation for more groovy indie rock from Foster the People. The Los Angeles trio now brings us their second studio album, Supermodel. Filled with plenty more danceable tunes of their unique variety, they’ve got big kicks to fill following the huge success … Continue reading