5 Reasons Why I Hate Guitar Shops

Just like going to the Doctors or the Post Office, I hate going into guitar shops. As a veteran of the guitar for well over a decade now I should thrive in such an environment - shiny things hang from the walls that make me drool. Instead,…

REVIEW: Kasabian – 48:13

You discover a band. You see them on MTV2, well you used to. You like the video. You love the song. You love them! You have fallen in love. You obsess over everything they do. They sail down the golden mile effortlessly, producing album…

Why Slash is Badass

“And, as soon as I could put together the, you know, three or four notes that I made up, like, sort of a rock and roll lick, you know, like a Chuck Berry kind of thing, I was off and running.
Just completely taken over.” – Slash I…

Be Kind, Rewind (the VHS)

As the Millennium dawned, I started growing hair where it had not grown before. I was transforming, this was my rite of passage. As I grew, technology grew and the face of everything we knew was changing. For better or worse is a matter of…

Why Hannibal is the Best Show Ever

Walter White is dead. I haven’t seen all of The Wire yet, but I know Stringer Bell is dead. Nip/Tuck used to be good, so I don’t really know what happened at all. Californication hasn’t ended just yet. Tony Soprano ..well the lights went…

The 26 Rules of Life

Over a quarter of a century into this ride (I still feel I should have had a commemorative plaque or special edition DVD/Blu Ray/Netflix/whatever-the-future-holds re-release) and there have been lessons learned. You don’t need to be in your…