“I play guitar because I like to make loud noises. And the guitar is the coolest way to make a loud noise.” Kim Thayil We’ll add to that thought bass, drums, vocals, keys, gongs, etc. Heavy music often requires volume cranked to 11, and we live in an age where we’re spoiled for bands ready […]Read more "Doom Charts – June 2022"
“It’s a Saturday night thing when you feel cool like a gangster or a rockstar… They call it a chippie, a small habit. It feels so good, you start doing it on Tuesdays… then Thursdays… then it’s got you. Every wise ass punk on the block says it won’t happen to them, but it does…” […]Read more "Doom Charts Peroration – May 2022"
“The doom lies in yourself, not in your name.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien (The Children of Húrin) It doesn’t matter where you wander, you always take you with you. Change your name, change your clothes, change your city. Broken, bent, torn, shattered, doomed… it all goes with you. Remember though, so do the smiles, laughter, those […]Read more "Doom Charts for September 2017"
“A new consciousness is developing which sees the earth as a single organism and recognizes that an organism at war with itself is doomed. We are one planet. One of the great revelations of the age of space exploration is the image of the earth finite and lonely, somehow vulnerable, bearing the entire human species […]Read more "Doom Charts for August 2017"