Archive for the Music Category

“Sometimes, the riff is so fucking good you want to hear it over and over again for fifty-two minutes.”

Posted in Music, Real Men, Ridiculous curiosity with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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Even the name of the band, ‘Sleep’, is redolent of one bong too many. Continue reading

Billy Joel – ‘She’s Always A Woman To Me.’

Posted in Music, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , on August 28, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

The singer/songwriter genre is the most esteemed category of ‘popular’ music. Continue reading

High on Fire

Posted in Music, Real Men with tags , , on July 18, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

The rumors are true…

 

 

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RIP Tommy Ramone

Posted in Music, Obituary, Real Men with tags , , on July 13, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

The last original member of The Ramones has left this mortal coil.

See ya later, Tommy.

http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/music/tommy-ramone-drummer-and-last-surviving-member-of-the-ramones-dies/story-e6frfn09-1226986691046

Glorious Chaos

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

“What I’ve always loved about heavy metal is that it’s rebel music.”

-Buzz Osborne,

The Melvins

 http://www.avclub.com/article/melvins-buzz-osborne-picks-songs-by-bands-that-wer-200741

I first saw High on Fire at the Soundwave festival in 2010. Continue reading

Rollins Band – ‘Weight’.

Posted in Journalism, Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 16, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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Some years ago, I was hunting around on iTunes and discovered, to my considerable astonishment, there was no review for The Rollins Band’s magnum opus, The End of Silence. Continue reading

‘…Like Clockwork’

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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“My whole life, I’ve always wanted to be un-hecklable, you know? …I remember staring into GBH [record] covers, Exploited covers, Black Flag covers and just thinking, ‘Go for it, man…’ You know, getting that feeling in your stomach when you leave a first date… I’m just looking for that. I hope I can give that to somebody, somewhere.”

–       Josh Homme, NME interview, Paris Continue reading

Jeff Hanneman – Obituary

Posted in Music, Real Men with tags , , on May 6, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

imagesJeff Hanneman’s obituary, as published in ‘The Guardian’. A suitably loquacious obit about the lion’s share of the creative brains that will drive Slayer into the pantheon of rock and roll greats.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/may/03/jeff-hanneman-slayer

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RIP JEFF HANNEMAN – 1964-2013

Posted in Music, Real Men, Slayer with tags , , , on May 3, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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Jeff Hanneman, guitarist of the magnificent, soaring, crushing, excoriating speed metal band Slayer, has died aged 49.

One of the high points of my kickboxing career was walking out to the song ‘Dissident Aggressor’ from South of Heaven.

I trained to it this morning.

Top Ten Songs

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

NME have celebrated their 60th birthday by compiling a list of the 100 greatest tracks of the magazine’s lifetime. Continue reading

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