South of Heaven: Slayer, Megadeth @ AT&T Center, 9/25/10

On September 18th at 4:30pm, I was reading Kurt Cobain’s Journals in bed next to my mother as she took her last breath. She’d really been ‘gone’ for about a day and a half. But after a week and a half of barely leaving her side, listening to her breathing becoming more and more erratic […]

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HardRockChick Interviews Tarja Turunen

HardRockChick: Your voice could fit into several genres of music- why did you go with metal? Tarja Turunen: Today as a solo artist my music is not only heavy metal, but a kind of fusion of metal with contemporary classical music elements. I don’t either feel only being a heavy metal singer, because I am […]

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From Beyond: Sleep, Sub Oslo @ Mohawk, 9/10/10

I’ve always been fascinated with the concept of time. Not in a mathematical, scientific sense. Oh no, that would be far too cerebral for me. Just in terms of life and how we perceive it. Past, present, and future and the different ways we think about things when they lie behind or in front of […]

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I Am Ozzy > Mustaine

Humble beginnings. Family hardships. The kid that got picked on in class. Doubts. Music as a savior. Amazing luck. Front Man Syndrome. Sex-Drugs-Rock-n-Roll. Fame & Fortune. Kicked out of the band. Break ups. Rehab. Regret. Success. I’ve had a lot of time to read lately, and I’ve just finished a double header of rock bios. […]

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Hollow Body: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Stubb's BBQ, 9/3/10

Once upon a time, back in 2006, I was in the midst of a live music binge that would end up being the precipitating factor in starting this site. I think I went to 5 shows in a week, a bizarre mix of Bob Dylan, a Bridge School Benefit, She Wants Revenge, and Snoop Dogg. […]

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