Maiden Cartoons. Which is exactly what it sounds like, at least if you, like me, prefer heavy riffs to Disney Princesses. Seriously though, these are clearly a labor of love and devotion for the animator. There are far too many to share, but here’s a little taste. If you have a whole afternoon (or two) […]Read more "One For the “Stuff I Didn’t Know About But Needed To” File"
Remember my Halloween Monster Music Video Countdown from a few years back? Well, I came across this beauty today and was 1) shocked I’d never come across it before given my predilection for metal and silly videos and 2) absolutely devastated that I hadn’t know about it to include it last go-round. Ghoulies and Blackie […]Read more "How Did I Miss This One?"
Thought it was time to re-institute this as a fun feature and you can never go wrong with a little Billy Idol. That and I needed something I could get up in a hurry as the piece I’m working up about Emerald City is threatening to get completely out of control and turn into an […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesdays: Billy Idol-White Wedding"
performance that I’ve ever seen by an OomPah band during Fest season. At least if beats the 5,872,006th rendition of Country Roads Take me Home. h/t Aloof Inc.Read more "Oddly, Not the Strangest"
And also Halloween-worthy. Calico Cooper really looks like her daddy, especially that profile. And it turns out she sings as well as she dances (not that she dances here, but I saw her performing onstage as her father’s lead dancer a number of years ago here in Richmond. Check it out!Read more "And Another Worthy Cover"
except perhaps that Halloween is coming and I opted out of doing another countdown this year, Powerwolf’s cover of “A Touch of Evil” is really pretty damned good. Nothing really can beat Rob Halford of course, but I did enjoy this when I ran across it this week. And the organ is a fabulous touch. […]Read more "Apropos of Nothing"
I’m just gonna leave this right here. Actual lyrics (not that it helps) I am he as you are he as you are me And we are all together See how they run like pigs from a gun See how they fly I’m crying Sitting on a cornflake Waiting for the van to come Corporation […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesdays – The Beatles: I am the Walrus"