Category Archives: Rants about Music

#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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Galaxonbury

Last weekend three acts I’d dearly love to see live were playing Glastonbury Festival: Vodun, The Lounge Kittens, and Babymetal… though there was never any chance of me actually attending the event, because I hate the outdoors, and “roughing it” … Continue reading

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PunkWatch: Queen Barb

I wasn’t aware of the Trolls musical movie franchise until the trailer for a forthcoming sequel started appearing on various news sites this week, touting the heavy metal tuneage and cameo voice-overs. According to the blurb, there are six different … Continue reading

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