Keith Barney

Hardcore punk, Guitarist

1979 –


Who is Keith Barney?

Keith Barney is best known as the original singer of Throwdown and the guitarist of Eighteen Visions. Hailing from Laguna Niguel, CA, he began his career as a musician by playing guitar in Adamantium. While a member of Adamantium, he formed Throwdown, and played guitar for Death By Stereo recording one album with them - If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die. Upon his departure from Adamantium and Death By Stereo, he joined Eighteen Visions and switched from vocals to guitar in Throwdown. He left the band in 2004 to focus on Eighteen Visions, who broke up in 2007. Since then, Barney has formed the bands Rain and Never Enough with Trevor Friedrich, and joined Love Thyne for their final line-up before they broke up.

On October 16, 2008, it was announced that Barney had started a new band with other 18 Visions alumni called Monument to Thieves. Barney played guitar in the band at formation, but now has moved on to vocals.

Barney went to graphic design school and now has his own company, making websites, logos and artwork for bands.

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Feb 1, 1979
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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