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Concert Review – Black Sabbath at Paris-Bercy 9 Dec 2013 – The Oz Still Rocks

  Sometimes you think, man, will these dinosaurs of rock just give it up? I mean, the Stones like 153th tour, c’mon! Well, believe it or not but the reunited Geezer-Iommi-Ozzy plus the masterful Brad Wilk on drums rocked our … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Metallica Through the Never – Soon-to-be-classic Concert Film

I know that it had its detractors and that the promotion has been a little over the top by the Four Horsemen themselves. But, I was really entertained. The concert footage was awesome – I loved the camera angles, the … Continue reading

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Musings about a Heretical Comparison: The Beatles vs Metallica

            It occurred to me that as unlikely as it seems at first glance, there are some parallels to be drawn between the Fab 4 and the rulers of metal. Perhaps the most obvious is … Continue reading

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Music: Battle of Thrash – Comparing Anthrax, Metallica, Megadeath, and Slayer

I won’t belabor the point tonight because I have episodes of Californication and House of Lies to watch 🙂 I did want to make a few quick observations about thrash though. A few weeks back, I posted about anger and … Continue reading

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Music Review: Metallica’s “Beyond Magnetic” EP

I talked about St Anger and touched on Death Magnetic some time back, but never got around to reviewing the follow-up EP to it, Beyond Magnetic. The EP starts off on Hate Train, a straight-forward metal anthem to the darkness within … Continue reading

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Music: Great anti-war songs

Machine Gun from Jimi Hendrix came up on my iPod the other day, and it reminded me of some of my favorite anti-war songs. The guitar stoccato of Machine Gun and the haunting lyrics put Jimi’s anti-war anthem near the … Continue reading

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Metal memories Part 2

Growing up, I pretended to be a muscle-bound metalhead rather than the puny nerd that I really was and during that period, I discovered Metallica with Master of Puppets. A buddy and I would do bench presses with Battery cranked … Continue reading

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