Nerd Metal Fridays: Iron Maiden

OK, OK, hold the outrage! Yeah, I know. You’re all going, “But Jane, Maiden is too cool to be nerd metal. They’ve been around forever, they’ve influenced practically everybody in rock, and they’re as metal as fuck!” Look, I’m not arguing that Bruce Dickinson et al aren’t cool, and they are definitely influential, one of […]

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In Memorium

In remembrance of all my brothers and sisters who never came home. Enjoy a blessed and joyful Memorial Day with your families and friends, but spare just a moment to remember the ones who died to keep our loved ones safe and free.

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Series One Teaser | kosmos

Check this out.   A new six part, Kickstarter-funded SF webseries with Doctor Who’s Davros himself, Terry Molloy. The story itself appears to be nothing new, research-scientist-must-enter-his-wife’s-dreams-to-save-her, the catch is all in the presentation. To unlock each episode, a minimum number of independent viewers must watch the previous one. So far only the trailer is available […]

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Nerd Metal Fridays: Lordi

I’d planned to hold off on these guys for a while, but 1) it’s been a totally crap week and I need to write about something that really makes me happy and 2) the Eurovision finals are this weekend, so it only seems appropriate to go ahead and feature these guys, as that was the […]

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Nerd Metal Fridays – DragonForce

I like these guys way more than they probably deserve. It’s the combination of old-school speed metal virtuosity, soaring melody, clean vocals, and really, really beautiful men (I’m looking at you, Herman Li) that just plain makes me happy whenever I listen to these London-based fantasy rockers (OK, mostly it’s the beautiful men, I’m married, […]

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