357/365 Top 100 by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA My favourite music magazine, Metal Hammer, have been doing a ‘Top 100 Albums of the Year’ thing for a while now. These things are always contentious as they’re drawn from the mixed preferences of the mag’s writers, but there’s always a tonne of great bands…… Continue reading 357/365 Top 100
“134/365 Rock chick” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby enjoys trying out a variety of looks, with a specialisation in princesses but occasional dalliances with more alternate appearances. Here she is rocking the biker chick look, topped off with a bit of purple lippy (not that you can tell).
“105/365 ROCK” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has quite diverse tastes in music. She prefers the likes of Little Mix to Thrash Metal, but there are times when she enjoys a burst of Motorhead on Planet Rock Radio. It’s taken a bit of coaching, but here she is throwing the horns, like…… Continue reading 105/365 ROCK \m/
AI: Thanks, Assholes. This afternoon I would like to send a special thank you out to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield, Meryl Dorey, Age of Autism and anyone else who encourages parents not to vaccinate their children. It’s just so great what you guys are doing. You’re so warm and fuzzy with your adorable plea to…… Continue reading Links for July 26th
I’ve been listening to all sorts of random stuff on my iPhone and iTunes recently (I love to shuffle – fnarr!) and this track has been growing on me like a fungus: a hard rockin’ fungus. I’ve not heard of Viking Skull before hearing this. I think the track was on one of those free…… Continue reading Viking Skull – Blackened Sunrise
YouTube vs PRS: whoever wins, it’s bad news for musicians – You’ve got to hand it to Google: when it threw its toys out of the pram over its dispute with PRS For Music, it immediately won the PR war. On blogs, boards and Twitter the consensus is: hurrah for Google! It’s sticking it to…… Continue reading Bookmarks for March 5th through March 10th
Technology designed to ‘attack’ us | Platform – Open University – In a talk at The Open University on Thursday 26 February, Canadian activist, blogger and science fiction author Cory Doctorow stated that technology needs to stop enslaving us and instead start working for us. In his talk, which was hosted by the Centre for…… Continue reading Bookmarks for March 2nd through March 4th
I’m currently listening to my music collection on shuffle mode and a rather amusing cover of the theme from Cheers just came on. It’s rather good too, as performed by The Wildhearts. It’s excellent accompaniment to the sound of me shredding old statements. Hell, The Wildhearts are great accompaniment to all sorts of shredding!
I don’t know why but I’m starting to find certain Power Metal bands to be rather entertaining. I’ve always kinda liked Manowar – not because of the loincloths or due to some homoerotic fantasism – but because they rock with a big grin on their faces. It’s pure cheese but fabulous all the same -…… Continue reading Heeding The Call
I’ve got quite an eclectic mix of musical tastes but my most listened-to music often uses that most iconic of instruments – the guitar. I just love those hefty, gritty chords ripped out by some talented axeman. My collection includes a lot of rock and metal. There’s a real pot pourri of genres – everything…… Continue reading The kicking of shins