The second post in an ongoing series featuring select songs that we shuffled through in our family travels… Amorphis – Into Hiding As I mentioned in a previous post, it took awhile for the 11 year old to come to the Dark Side when it came to the gruff vocals. She’s still not completely sold … More Notes From The iPod Vol. 2
One of the unwritten rules of reviewing albums, or really of most any ‘journalistic’ piece, is to not write in the first person. Over the last few years I’ve reviewed hundreds of albums for multiple sites and until this review I’ve never felt the need to break that proverbial fourth wall. But when sitting down … More Review: Kristian Harting – Summer Of Crush
We get a ton of catalogs mailed to the house, especially this time of year as the Holiday Season quickly approaches and manufacturers of all kinds desperately want you to buy their crap. About a month ago my 15 and 11 year old got bored one evening and decided to defame one of the clothing … More Corpse Paint Babies
I listen to a lot of music while I’m driving. A lot. I don’t listen to commercial radio at all. There is literally nothing on commercial radio that I would a) like to listen to or b) haven’t heard a million times already. I will occasionally pop onto one of the many college radio stations … More Notes From The iPod Vol. 1
There’s something almost primordial about a good riff, something that shakes the very core of our beings when the right notes hit the right timing. Some bands toy with the riff, use it as an accessory. It’s the fancy china hidden away and revealed for only special occasions. Other bands use the riff as the … More Review: Wizard Eye – Wizard Eye
The short answer to the above question is: of course! Do your kids listen to some (or all) of the music you love? Then why would it be out of the ordinary for children of a metalhead to not listen to at least some metal? Oh right, because it’s metal… Truth be told, my four … More Do Your Kids Listen To This Stuff?
Two days before I set out to finally launch this blog my two-year old son decided, in a fit of “Toddler Rage” over something probably, completely innocuous, to smash a metal water bottle into this laptop and almost…almost…rendered it the biggest, ugliest paperweight you’ve ever seen. This, more than anything I can think of right … More An Introduction