I haven’t posted on this blog in quite a while (19 days to be exact). Editing my manuscript has taken up all of my ‘writing’ time and there’s not been a book review recently because I’m currently working my way… Read More ›
Book Review – Corpsepaint by David Peak
As soon as I heard about this book I knew I just had to read it. A Lovecraftian-esque supernatural horror novel about a black metal band? Shit, two of my favourite things in this fetid existence on a desolate planet… Read More ›
Top Ten Metal Releases in 2017
2017 has been a great year for metal. Many albums have nestled themselves angrily in my noise-loving eardrums and refused to let me forget them (sometimes by force- that’s good, by the way). I’ll end this pointless intro and just… Read More ›
Debut Novels and Debut Albums; Are They the Best You’re Ever Going to Get?
You know when you hear a band for the first time and something in their sound just wows you? I’m sure you do, it’s happened to all of us. How about when you find out that said band has actually… Read More ›
Is Being an Author Like Being a Musician?
I’m here again comparing the written word against the sounds made by musical instruments and the human voice. Successful authors have long careers spanning many years with many novels and articles published in much the same way as bands and… Read More ›
Remastering Classic Literature
In many of my blog writings I tend to, not always intentionally, compare aspects of books with those of movies and music. For me, these three mediums interweave themselves in most of my daily activities. I enjoy reading not only… Read More ›
My Best Metal Albums of 2016
So OK, I’m no music journalist and I’m not exactly poetic with my descriptions of music. Putting sounds into words isn’t a skill I possess. And it’s not like I’m even a true muso, with my finger on the musical… Read More ›