Category Archives: Rants about Music

A Spoonful Of Metal

Last month, as a treat for their fans (and music-lovers everywhere) Babymetal kindly posted two of their Tokyo Dome stadium shows (from September 2016) on YouTube for all to see, for free! Due to my own stupidity/tardiness, I managed to … Continue reading

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Rock ‘N’ Rule!

I’d fast-tracked my viewing of Trolls (2016) and Trolls Holiday (2017) in anticipation of (possibly) going to see Trolls World Tour at the cinema… but then everything got shut down, and my tentative plans were dashed. Still, Universal went ahead … Continue reading

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#Ad (Infinitum)

Melissa Bonny, the lead-singer/founder of up-and-coming symphonic-metal band Ad Infinitum, posted an Instagram video t’other day kindly asking fans of her new band (Ad Infinitum) to spread the word about them (Ad Infinitum) far and wide, in order to attract … Continue reading

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A Voodoo To-do…

Vodun, the UK’s foremost Afro-Metal-Soul-Psych band, are serving up a shedload of shiny newness for 2020… with an energetic new video for “Rituals” (the penultimate track from their storming Ascend album), featuring their new drummer Lorena Cachito (aka “Sobo”), and a slew of … Continue reading

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Barb-ed Eggs

The shops have already started stocking their shelves for Easter, and I was excited to see that Kinder has teamed up with DreamWorks to include a line of (self-assembly) Trolls World Tour toys in their eggs, including a couple figures … Continue reading

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Hallowuh!?

It’s apparently been out for a couple years now, but I’ve only just become aware of an incongruous 3-disc compilation of “Halloween Songs”, some of which seem to have been picked purely on the basis of their titles alone, rather … Continue reading

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Sad Kitty

Tragically The Lounge Kittens have announced that they are splitting up, at the end of their current (farewell) tour. To quote the official announcement: “Despite your unwavering support and generosity, we have struggled to keep TLK financially viable over the … Continue reading

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