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    Indeed! A Facebook friend is a huge collector and...

    Indeed! A Facebook friend is a huge collector and has all his 7" singles, etc. - very interesting to see.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0lik_w2jR0&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0lik_w2jR0&list=PL8a8cutYP7fqPzAwdqcT1UdqSl8c9_G-B
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    R.I.P. Gordon Haskell

    https://www.dgmlive.com/news/Gordon%20Haskell%20RIP

    I only just recently listened to his delightful album It Is And It Isn't... always loved that one, hard to find nowadays. R.I.P.
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    Yeah, but YT is just a way to check it out for...

    Yeah, but YT is just a way to check it out for me, I never go back and listen that way, it's just not for me. It sounds like shit and is full of ads. Nowadays, if they can go to the trouble of...
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    [QUOTE=TheH;1002467]"TERTIUM NON DATUR" will be a...

    [QUOTE=TheH;1002467]"TERTIUM NON DATUR" will be a Vinyl only release/QUOTE]

    Cool. Too bad I'll never hear it.
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    Pretty disappointing ending IMO. It had a lot of...

    Pretty disappointing ending IMO. It had a lot of promise, but never quite got there. The second to last episode was excellent, the last episode was lousy. And I cringed every time Jamie called Dani...
  7. Yes, Tropical Moon Romance is the title.

    Yes, Tropical Moon Romance is the title.
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    Vivisection! Cried Every Newborn While Steaks...

    Vivisection! Cried Every Newborn While Steaks Sizzled
    Trebek In Quebec
    Take The Horsemen And Ride North Or Just Watch TV: The Agony Of Choice Chronicles Vol. IX
    Come Back, Come Back, Sweet Vic...
  9. The fifth CD is 63 minutes long, and 10 of the 27...

    The fifth CD is 63 minutes long, and 10 of the 27 tracks are under two minutes in length (some just barely). The rest are in the 2 to 4 and a half minute range, but there's some lovely material as...
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    I stopped listening to the radio many years ago,...

    I stopped listening to the radio many years ago, but I'd wager most rock radio still plays those big Van Hagar hits. Stuff like Right Now and Finish What Ya Started were massive in their day.
  11. Well, that was... unexpected. I noticed he...

    Well, that was... unexpected. I noticed he recites some of the lyrics from Children Of Light in there as well.
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    We are five episodes in and it's quite...

    We are five episodes in and it's quite intriguing. Less scares than I had hoped for, but the story is pretty cool so far. My wife is creeped out by Flora but I think she's absolutely adorable. :D
  13. Thread: Univers Zero

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    For the young 'uns, it's definitely a bit too...

    For the young 'uns, it's definitely a bit too scary sounding, you do want them to have fun, not nightmares. But it would certainly make for a terrifically sinister vibe for the slightly older kids.
  14. Okay, so this may not be the 'worst ever', but...

    Okay, so this may not be the 'worst ever', but it's definitely closer to that end of the spectrum than the other. My favourite thing about obvious lip-synch videos is the way the singers often showed...
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    Oh yes indeedy. That and the Morte Macabre album...

    Oh yes indeedy. That and the Morte Macabre album are my go-to Halloween albums, along with my Goblin boxed set.
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    Miles Davis - The Complete Birth Of The Cool

    Miles Davis - The Complete Birth Of The Cool
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    What a D. B.

    What a D. B.
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    Douchebags unite!

    Douchebags unite!
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    2014, the ten year anniversary edition with bonus...

    2014, the ten year anniversary edition with bonus track. Great stuff, but don't tell Bill I said that, he'll get a swelled ego like the guys in Yes.
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    Yep, I'm right there with you guys. Bill summed...

    Yep, I'm right there with you guys. Bill summed up my feelings exactly.

    I like vinyl, but I stopped collecting it many years ago and I made the decision not to resume collecting it when it began...
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    +20000.

    +20000.
  22. Not as much as I cringe at Stephen Stills at...

    Not as much as I cringe at Stephen Stills at (coincidentally) the 2:39-2:42 part of this video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABfsIInfXgU
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    We finished The Tudors, going to miss it now...

    We finished The Tudors, going to miss it now after four seasons. I wish they had continued on and explored the reigns of Edward, Mary and Elizabeth.

    Went back a bit and revisited two classic TV...
  24. True, not to mention a prog fan sneering at the...

    True, not to mention a prog fan sneering at the excess. But then, Emerson with his wall of wires and Squire with his triple-neck somehow didn't come across so cartoonish. But I'm glad Nitro existed,...
  25. I cried tears of hilarity the first time I saw...

    I cried tears of hilarity the first time I saw this video, around the 2:13 mark or so. When that ridiculous guitar appears, as though being handed down to him by the gods... I was practically choking...
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    R.I.P. EVH Grew up listening to him.

    R.I.P. EVH

    Grew up listening to him.
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    I've been using the Sony NWZ-A17 for years now...

    I've been using the Sony NWZ-A17 for years now and it has been excellent. Hi-res audio files on a 64 gig memory with additional SD card slot. I've got weeks' worth of listening on there and the sound...
  28. ^^^ That Kiss video is pretty horrid, but with...

    ^^^ That Kiss video is pretty horrid, but with Vinnie Vincent, could it be anything but? And what the hell is going on, anyway, where are they supposed to be? Some bizarre post-apocalyptic society...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpMbL7oiX5U
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    The thing with bringing Portnoy back is: how do...

    The thing with bringing Portnoy back is: how do you fire Mangini for no good reason? I don't care much for the music they've made in the last ten years, but he's a hell of a player, and unless...
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    My review is now live. :cool ...

    My review is now live. :cool

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/the-flower-kings-islands-insideout/
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    Steve doesn't come to PE much anymore, but he's...

    Steve doesn't come to PE much anymore, but he's as busy as ever with Velvet Thunder and with his other writing and editing. He's written the authorized biography of Gordon Giltrap and numerous other...
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    Thanks man, it was fun to re-read after a year. I...

    Thanks man, it was fun to re-read after a year. I tend to forget most of them pretty quickly. I did review Sorceress as well, but that was for the print magazine.
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    I'll never, ever tire of watching Bruford...

    I'll never, ever tire of watching Bruford interviews, I just love the guy.
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    I did, actually! Not one of my better reviews,...

    I did, actually! Not one of my better reviews, but...

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/opeth-in-cauda-venenum-nuclear-blast/
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    Very strong album. I wanted badly to review it at...

    Very strong album. I wanted badly to review it at the time it was released, but I was dismayed when one of our other guys had already jumped on it. I had a lot to say about it! :p
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    I've always loved Heritage. It's probably the...

    I've always loved Heritage. It's probably the most divisive album they've made, and still gets a lot of negativity thrown at it, but I land squarely on the side of those who really dig that sound. I...
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    In a mood since I recently watched the...

    In a mood since I recently watched the documentary Sound Of A Revolution.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILEE6H4F7Jk
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    One of the best series I've ever seen. Love the...

    One of the best series I've ever seen. Love the story and acting, I rank it up there with shows like Six Feet Under and Breaking Bad.
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    Oh, and two new British series on Masterpiece...

    Oh, and two new British series on Masterpiece starting very soon, both look excellent, and I'll be watching as always:

    Flesh And Blood - Lives of three siblings are disrupted when their recently...
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    Season 4 of Fargo begins tonight with the first...

    Season 4 of Fargo begins tonight with the first two episodes on FX. I have the DVR set! :cool
  42. :cool I still get a laugh when the guy...

    :cool



    I still get a laugh when the guy says "What are you doing on this side of the water?" and Andy says "Of course, I don't realize I'm on any side of any water..." :lol
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    He's very good. He turns in some fine...

    He's very good. He turns in some fine performances on this new album as well as the previous one. More on that when it's 'review time'! :cool
  44. Thread: Wobbler

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    Thank you Bill, I appreciate it! Excerpts from...

    Thank you Bill, I appreciate it!

    Excerpts from the album now up. See if you can resist listening...

    https://vimeo.com/455137690
  45. Yep, agreed. Lots of nice pieces worth hearing...

    Yep, agreed. Lots of nice pieces worth hearing across all three discs.
  46. Thread: Wobbler

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    You're all too kind here. Cheques are in the mail!

    You're all too kind here. Cheques are in the mail!
  47. Thread: NP

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    Jordsjų - Nattfiolen

    Jordsjų - Nattfiolen
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    It is. That and the new LogoS are both on my top...

    It is. That and the new LogoS are both on my top 10 of the year list so far.
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    I canceled my box set pre-order and went with the...

    I canceled my box set pre-order and went with the '81 Highlights disc instead. The more I thought about it, the more I just can't justify another bloated space-waster. I do want all that music, but I...
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    Hard to imagine Rainbow Rising ever falling out...

    Hard to imagine Rainbow Rising ever falling out of favour, no matter how old you get and how your tastes may have changed.
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    Here's a nice little writeup/tribute from Steve...

    Here's a nice little writeup/tribute from Steve Pilkington:

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/lee-kerslake-1947-2020-passing-of-an-umble-wizard/
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    R.I.P. ...

    R.I.P.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkuZ_X2z9Wk
  53. Thread: Wobbler

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    Thank you friends, your kind words are so...

    Thank you friends, your kind words are so appreciated. Lars sent me a message saying the review was 'a joy to read', which made my day.

    There should be a couple of purchase links at the bottom,...
  54. Thread: Wobbler

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    Much appreciated input, thanks for that! Truth be...

    Much appreciated input, thanks for that! Truth be told, it's difficult for me to tell if there's an evolution in the lyrics, as I've rarely paid much attention to them on any of their albums. Perhaps...
  55. Thread: Wobbler

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    My review of the new Wobbler is now up. :cool I...

    My review of the new Wobbler is now up. :cool I hope you guys like it!

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/wobbler-dwellers-of-the-deep-karisma/
  56. There are over 100 library releases featuring...

    There are over 100 library releases featuring Ant's compositions. Even the most rabid die-hard collectors don't have them all. The tracks can often be 30 second snippets and the like, so they aren't...
  57. My review of the new album is now up! :cool ...

    My review of the new album is now up! :cool

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/simon-collins-becoming-human-frontiers/
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    65 years old! He really belts it out.

    65 years old! He really belts it out.
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    Thanks friends! I'm glad you enjoyed it. That was...

    Thanks friends! I'm glad you enjoyed it. That was the third time I've interviewed Arjen and it's always fun. Probably more laughing than with anyone else I can think of. I honestly feel like I end up...
  60. Lanzetti's vocals always remind me of Jello...

    Lanzetti's vocals always remind me of Jello Biafra's, which I know is a strange comparison, but that's what comes to mind for some reason when I listen. I'm likely alone in that. :p
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