It’s now been 4 years since we lost local guitarist and supremely awesome dude, Rob Rupert. Last year, I made the decision that I’ll be posting another edition of “Extra Bleu Cheese” every year on (or around) the anniversary of his tragic death, which occurred on June 1, 2013. For each edition, I’ll be telling … More Extra Bleu Cheese: The Legacy of Rob Rupert Continues…
*Written by Greg DiPasquale Right now it’s about 7:30 pm on Sunday March 12, 2017. I’m sitting here listening to “This Is Your Life” by Dio. Like lots of Dio songs, the lyrics are quite reflective about the human experience and the magic that exists in everyday life. Today, the world is a little less … More A Fighting Spirit Never Dies
I met Tony back in the summer of ’01. It was Courtney’s backyard birthday show. It was the first Phaetasm show, and it might’ve been the first SOA show too (or something resembling SOA). Right off the bat, I knew I liked Tony because he was blunt and steadfast. He didn’t care what anyone thought … More Tony Lorenzo (1986-2017)
Yesterday, Darkapathy announced that Dennis has chosen to leave the band on good terms, and while I’m glad things didn’t end with bad blood, I can’t help but write this piece out of respect (then I swear, I’ll drop it). Dennis is easily one of my favorite people in the scene and without a doubt, my … More A Tribute to Dennis Glinski (No, he’s not dead, you idiots.)
A tribute and some testimonials to the one and only Matt Swistak AKA “The Party”.
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*Written by Brian Pattison and Don of the Dead *Edited by Mike Marlinski *Introduction by Mike Marlinski It’s been almost a year since the passing of Jim Konya. Since then, Brian Pattison’s tribute article for Jim continues to be the most viewed article in our blog’s short history, with over 3,500 views and climbing. That … More Interview: Don of the Dead (Nunslaughter)
*Written by Mike Deitzman *I don’t know who took all these pictures. Find the post and tag yourselves. The greatest day of my life was marrying my wife. There’s no need to go into more detail, for obvious personal reasons. That’s the greatest day ever for me. The 2nd greatest day of my life happened … More For Dale: The Aftermath