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Did he?

This is important. Did Jesus ever build a hotrod and if so what colour was it?

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Ricochet…

‘It’s always funny until someone gets hurt and then it’s just hilarious’? Is it always so? Well, try spending over a year expanding your music video library until you reach your desired target then try to put the brakes on … Continue reading

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Super groups/super bands, ever wondered what they are?

There are different types of bands. The regular band that will keep its name but the line-ups may change to varying degrees. Fusion bands where two or more may join together and super groups/super bands, which is a conglomeration of … Continue reading

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Why don’t you just become a machine? After all… .

The last revelation before the enforced hiatus in the music video expansion is this track by the Chicago-based outfit ‘Harm’s Way’. The way they end this track must be commended, great vid also.

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Local yes -born out of ‘a spirit of rebellion’.

Chess has been my main hobby throughout much of my life. Even at 16 I wore Metallica and Slayer T-shirts to the local chess club, often attracting attention by older club members. Just before I stopped playing in international tournaments, … Continue reading

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The broth of metal evolution…

Having too many cooks isn’t always a bad thing, especially when they come up with a strong contender for the greatest ‘cover song’ ever recorded… Back in the hallowed antiquity of 2015, a Metal Allegiance of singers and musicians formed … Continue reading

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If it weren’t for the minor discrepancy that there is no final piece to the jigsaw, I could assert with some confidence that: the final piece to the jigsaw has been found!

When I started listening to heavy metal again, after a break of about a decade, I noticed that much of what I liked in my youth could be found on youtube. I began to create my own video library, which … Continue reading

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A critique or two of Iron Maiden…

Iron Maiden, England’s most successful heavy metal band, have a DVD entitled ‘The Early Days’, which is an ‘account’ of their history. Much of it can be found on youtube: Their The account of their rise to fame is uncritical … Continue reading

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They won’t stop dying…

Last week the singer Warrel Dane from Sanctuary died. Sanctuary were a very typical thrash band: full of energy early on but when that dissipated there was nothing much left. Their first album was very hard to get hold of, … Continue reading

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We miss him in more ways than one…

Apart from being such a great guitarist, singer and song-writer, Kurt Kobain often spoke his mind too. It’s often the case that record labels and companies won’t allow musicians to do that, particularly when they own the artist being referred … Continue reading

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