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My DVD wallet: Comfort movies for an extended trip.

As many of you may know, I have just returned from a month-long trip to Boston to do research for my dissertation project, Ten Years of Winter. If you read my … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Spending the Summer of Riesling in Alsace

Originally posted on ROCKIN RED BLOG:
The last time I participated in #Winechat was in May when we were exploring the wonderful wines of Cairdean Estate. (Click here for review)…

September 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Some of my work is being adapted…into a heavy metal concept album! Meet Rekator.

In the above video, you will see my friend Karl from Germany (he featured rather prominently in my recent Wacken 2014 diary) introducing and promo-ing his new music project, which … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Metal for Friday: Monster Magnet, “Space Lord” [video, 2 versions].

I was never a huge Monster Magnet fan, but I admit there’s a soft spot in my heart for their most popular album, Powertrip, which came out in 1998. The heavy, … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Where The Wind Withers Memory”: A photo farewell to Wacken Open Air.

This post is about a heavy metal festival, Wacken Open Air (read my diary of the 2014 festival here), but the music to this particular post is a Beach Boys … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Last Wacken, Chapter VI: All Good Things…

This is Part VI, and the final chapter, of my Wacken Open Air 2014 diary. The first installment is here, Chapter II is here, Chapter III is here, Chapter IV is here, and … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Last Wacken, Chapter V: Megadeth, Avantasia, and (almost) the End of an Era.

This is Part V of my Wacken Open Air 2014 diary. The first installment is here, Chapter II is here, Chapter III is here, and Chapter IV is here. SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Last Wacken, Chapter IV: Lemmy Lives, Slayer Rocks, and We Receive a Startling Proposition.

This is Part IV of my Wacken Open Air 2014 diary. The first installment is here, Chapter II is here, and Chapter III is here. FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014.  6:38 AM. … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Last Wacken, Chapter III: Dusty Sunset and a Stairway to Heaven.

This is Part III of my Wacken Open Air 2014 diary. Chapter I is here, Chapter II is here. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014.  7:00 AM. It’s hard to sleep very late … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Metal for Friday: Avantasia “Reach Out For The Light.” [video]

I’m back from Wacken Open Air, and so many of the great songs I heard there are still ringing in my head. This is one of them. “Reach Out For … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment
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