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First Impressions – Soilwork – The Living Infinite

  And so continues a segment, in which I will listen to an album for the first time and give my impressions of said album as I go through.  I will provide background information, a track by track review and … Continue reading

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2013 MLB Preview and Predictions

  In what is guaranteed to prove itself a useless, yet entertaining exercise, I am going to cap off baseball week with my end of season predictions.  I know about as much as the next asshole about what will happen … Continue reading

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Ben Folds and the Steps to Non-Metal Music Obsession

Want to hear a secret? Beneath the façade of a jean jacket and a scowl, every metalhead has a deep love of a band or artist they have no business liking.  While, as a whole, metalheads are a closed off, … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Coheed and Cambria – The Aftermath Descension

And so continues a segment, in which I will listen to an album for the first time and give my impressions of said album as I go through.  I will provide background information, a track by track review and then … Continue reading

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First Impressions – Coheed and Cambria – The Aftermath Ascension

, This is my review of the first of the two “Aftermath” albums by Coheed and Cambria.  Look for the second installement on Monday. Background – Coheed and Cambria are one of my favorite bands.  They are essentially my generation’s … Continue reading

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Dream Theater and the Dark Side of Musical Obsession

Obsession is a dangerous beast.  I am too much of a macho shithead to ever visit a shrink, though if I did, I know they would tell me I have some issues.  You see, I have an obsession.  That obsession … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Insight into the Phases of Deployed Desperation

    There are many feelings you discover upon spending a year in Afghanistan.  There’s the depression that can only be felt when you’re forcibly separated from your loved ones.  There’s the sadness in seeing a country ripped apart by … Continue reading

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