Hello Anyone, This is my first Blog & I’m not sure where to begin. I guess it’s about my personal adventure in record collecting & just random musings about music in General. As far back as I can remember (& that’s a long way) music has been & still is a huge part of my Life. I […]Read more "Hello Anyone!"
I spent last few days in Birmingham . I was mainly here with My good Lady Wife to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. We decided the best way to do this by going to Slayer’s farewell concert in the Arena because nothing says Romance like screaming your throat raw to Angel of Death. We did cultural […]Read more "A Pilgrimage, A Gig and some crateing"
Its 7.47 am on a Sunday morning , I’m on second industrial strength cup of tea & listening to latest opus by “Bong” & opus is the only word to describe Bong’s music. It’s called “We are, we were and we will have been” & it consists of two tracks one seventeen & one eighteen minutes. there’s no verses, […]Read more "How did I get Here? & where is here anyway?"
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Hello I haven’t wrote this blog in a long time, I do apologise but unfortunately I have been unable to manage my time effectively as We have had to move for the second time in a year. Long story short Our Landlord out of the blue, gave us two months notice as he wanted the […]Read more "That was fun!!! Let’s do it again next year but harder & heavier"
Morning, So Iron Maiden have smashed in to U.K. album charts at number 1, selling 60,000 copies in first day. Personally I can take or Leave Maiden. I am aware of their music & of course with such a legacy I know the classic songs. I actually don’t listen to or know albums. Having said that I have nothing but […]Read more "New Tunes from an Old Fiddle & March of the Metal Hipsters"
Morning, So I picked up new album by Kadavar yesterday. I’m just giving it first spin & the word that springs to mind is RIFFS!!!!! This could be one of best albums of year & a sure entry on my top ten list. Gene Simmons said rock is dead & mega successful promoter Harvey Goldsmith has said […]Read more "Standing in the Path of a storm, right were I need to be"
So I’m starting late today. I had to walk to post office to collect record. This is distance of about 2 1/2 miles round journey. It took about an hour. I didn’t mind, nice day, nice walk. but my left knee is grumbling & the right one is screaming like a very pissed off canary…. Must be […]Read more "constant ticking & Sore Knees"
Morning, So last night I heard new song by Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats called “Waiting for Blood”. It’s great. It’s out as a single on September 4th & I will definitely buy it. Singles have never meant much to me but I seem to be acquiring a few…..make that quite a few. Not in to […]Read more "45 Revolutions & the most Epic of Epic Quests"
You Can’t have everything. Where would you put it – Lemmy Everywhere – Me As I continue my adventure in Record Collecting keeping track of what I bought or what’s on order & where to put them when I finally get my greedy little hands on them. In other words the issues of storage & cataloguing. Firstly Storage becomes an issue […]Read more "Nothing exceeds like excess & other lessons unlearned"
Social Media is top heavy with touchy feely slogans that sound like advice Dr. Phil pulled out of his ass. In among the slushy “International hug a f**king sibling day” I spotted this “Art is what we use to decorate space, Music is what we use to decorate Time” Think of a time when you don’t […]Read more "Turn off the Radio, I wan’t to listen to Music"