All hail the power of the sleevenote, especially when used to right wrongs and settle scores. Continue reading Liebling Home Ain’t Easy
A learned treatise on the necessity of employing a luxuriantly moustachioed drummer. Continue reading I Lost It All In The Popcorn Box!
In which our young hero discovers the truth of the old Welsh adage, Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Continue reading I Ain’t No Glamour Boy – I’M FIERCE!
Colin told me to like this LP, so I did. Continue reading Hey Man, I Am cool; I Am The Breeze
In which our young hero poses the old monolithic, or monoriffic question. Continue reading Gills, Gills, Gills!
Carrion birds feasting on the smeared remains of the dead? yikes! Continue reading The Goddess Shrugs Green
Our hero gets to satisfy 29 years worth of secret yearning in one go. Continue reading 29 Year Itch
A load of self-indulgent nonsense. Go read a proper post. Continue reading Frequency Issues
Tunes! Tunes!! Tunes!!! Continue reading Glitter Sweet Symphony
In which we discuss Biff Byford’s landing gear. Continue reading Rock And Prole
Time to drink until you’re unconcho Mr Gillan! Continue reading One Of Life’s Great Uglies!
Is it grindcore for grannies? Dubstep For dads? No, it’s Metal For Muthas II Continue reading Snuffling NWOBHM Truffles
In which our hero composes an entirely fictional opening to ensnare you in his rhetorical web. Continue reading Weed ‘Em And Reap
In which our hero’s enthusiasm for new music is tarnished by some crap photography. Continue reading State Of The One Eight
Socially unfulfilled dromedarys? it must be in the 1537. Continue reading I Wander’d Lonely As A Kamel
A startling tale of Cliff Richard, H.P Lovecraft and a throne of most unusual construction. Continue reading Fun Fun Fun Funeralopolis
A great man died today. Continue reading Malcolm Young: R.I.P
In which our young hero wastes yet another evening laughing at thrash metal videos on Youtube. Oh the humanity! Continue reading Why I Love Metal
In which a scabby one-eyed rabid junkyard dog licks his balls whilst contemplating life and the New World Order. Continue reading I’m In Love With This Malicious Intent
Transmaniacon Plays The Darkening Plain – a sci-fi prog proto-metal stomper about a future war. With added Shakespeare. Dig it! Continue reading What We Have Become
Take a look to the sky just before you die I know, deep down in my head thingy, that Metallica … Continue reading A Bolt Of Exciting Weather Phenomenon
Now I’m not one of those obsessed types of fellas who has to buy an LP wherever he goes, no … Continue reading 1537 Buys A Birthday Card
I hear a rock’n’roll guitar, screamin’ wild on the radio Well, I know what I like, know and it’s right … Continue reading Choo-Choo-Teutonic
My shit stinks like the breath of your mom Swing your stick boy, bring it on… (Shillelagh) Some things are … Continue reading Ordem e Progresso
Now honey please (now honey please) Now honey please (now honey please) Now honey please (now honey please) Now honey … Continue reading Now Honey Please (Now Honey Please)
Maybe I am just a suspicious dude, as John Lennon sang, but I cannot help thinking sometimes that some rockers … Continue reading Subliminal Drug Reference #1
… which was how Lemmy often used to introduce the opener of Bomber at gigs, ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’. … Continue reading Dead Men Smell Toe Nails
True rude story: a nameless friend of mine* had been doing a lot of driving and ‘parking’ with his girlfriend … Continue reading Taste The Band’s What?!!
My wife’s ticket to see Iron Maiden on 12 October 1986 at the Liverpool Empire was £6.50. My ticket to see Iron … Continue reading Iron Flation
I had stopped doing live reviews because I found that I was spending more time concentrating and trying to remember stuff … Continue reading Iron Maiden Live: Liverpool Arena, 20-05-17