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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
3:22 pm
Looking Forward to Christmas
My brother and his girlfriend will be around and I'm expecting some cds and books. I also bought other people cds, books and other items like winter wear. Hopefully it ends up being an enjoyable Christmas.
Friday, November 5th, 2010
2:52 pm
Started writing for www.triond.com
I found a way to write on a number of topics besides just music like novels, sports, movies, television and video games and get compensated according to the number of page views I get. Hopefully this leads to good things in the future.
Thursday, July 29th, 2010
2:01 pm
Great New Albums This Year
Immolation, Overkill, Nevermore and Ihsahn all have great stuff out. Iron Maiden has one coming in August. I'm also going back and listening to some Primordial and Behemoth. Great bands.
Tuesday, December 8th, 2009
5:36 pm
Getting music promos
Receiving promos of albums you choose is one of the best things about reviewing music and I hope to be able to do so for a long time to come.
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
2:25 pm
It's been an alright summer
So, the Stanley Cup Finals were quite enjoyable. I had fun watching both the basketball and hockey playoffs though the winners weren't perhaps the most wanted. I've also started reviewing albums for a couple of other websites though, so that makes www.ultimatemetal.com, www.avantgarde-metal.com, www.puregrainaudio.com, www.metalunderground.com, www.lotfp.com and www.metalholic.com which I've written for at the moment. Check my stuff out.
Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
10:19 pm
Great Classic Metal - Manilla Road
They deliver for those looking for a pure metal platter that delights and brings a melodic slant. All of this is topped off with an interestingly pitched vocalist for a band that's worthy going back to look at these days.
1:01 pm
Top 3 Videogame Series' of Recent Memory
1. Metal Gear Solid
2. Prince of Persia
3. Grand Theft Auto
1:00 pm
The Prince of Nothing series is another fantastic fantasy entry
With a load of different factions attempting to gain control of an overall Holy War, the clashing style of this series will be a key point to mkaing it great.
Wednesday, December 24th, 2008
4:03 pm
Recent things of note
I just watched the Lord of the Rings movie in its entirety and it was notably entertaining. I've been starting to write reviews for a new journalistic like blog Lamentations of the Fairy Princess, which could prove promising. Finally, my stay at the hospital of recently has been an interesting break.
Thursday, December 18th, 2008
6:51 pm
Favorite Books of All Time Updated
Here you go:

The Lord of the Rings series
A Tale of Two Cities
The Dark Tower series
The Stand
Swan Song
Bag of Bones
A Malazan Book of the Fallen series
Ender's Game series
The Rainbow
A Song of Fire and Ice series
Brave New World
The Invisible Man
The Wheel of Time series
For Whom the Bells Tolls
The Prince of Nothing series
Rainbow Six
The Hunt for Red October
Great Expectations
Oliver Twist
Interview with a Vampire
Women in Love
Salem's Lot
Red Storm Rising
From the Corner of His Eye
Needful Things
Patriot Games
The Green Mile
Life Expectancy
Boy's Life
The Queen of Bedlam
Lost Boy Lost Girl
Ghost Story
Jurassic Park*
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
7:54 pm
Metallica's Death Magnetic is...
...suprisingly not bad at all.
Thursday, September 11th, 2008
12:43 am
Top 150 Console Videogames of All Time
Top 150 Videogames of All Time Updated Yet Again

1. Metal Gear Solid (Sony Playstation)
2. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Sony Playstation)
3. Super Metroid (Super Nintendo)
4. Metal Gear Solid 4 (Sony Playstation 3)
5. Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64)
6. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)
7. Metal Gear Solid 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
8. Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past (Super Nintendo)
9. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Sony Playstation 2)
10. Super Mario Brothers 3 (Nintendo Entertainment System)
11. Grand Theft Auto 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
12. Tomb Raider (Sony Playstation)
13. Legend of Zelda (Nintendo Entertainment System)
14. Super Mario World (Super Nintendo)
15. Assasin's Creed 2 (Sony Playstation 3)
16. God of War (Sony Playstation 2)
17. Super Mario Brothers (Nintendo Entertainment System)
18. God of War 2 (Sony Playstation 2)
`9. Grand Theft Auto 4 (Sony Playstation 3)
20. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Sony Playstion 2)
21. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (Sony Playstation 2)
22. Red Dead Redemption (Sony Playstation 3)
23. God of War 3 (Sony Playstation 3)
24. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (Sony Playstation 3)
25. Resident Evil 4 (Sony Playstation 2)
26. Prince of Persia (Sony Playstation 3)
27. Final Fantasy XII (Sony Playstation 2)
28. Final Fantasy VI (Super Nintendo)
29. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Sony Playstation 3)
30. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Sony Playstation 2)
31. Gunstar Heroes (Sega Genesis)
32. Shining Force 2 (Sega Genesis)
33. Shadow of the Colossus (Sony Playstation 2)
34. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (Sony Playstation 3)
35. Metal Gear Solid 2 (Sony Playstation 2)
36. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (Sony Playstation)
37. NBA Street (Sony Playstation 2)
38. Okami (Sony Playstation 2)
39. NBA Street Volume 2 (Sony Playstation 2)
40. Chrono Trigger (Super Nintendo)
41. NBA Live 97 (Sega Genesis)
42. Sonic 2 (Sega Genesis)
43. NBA Street Volume 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
44. Resident Evil 2 (Sony Playstation)
45. NBA Live 95 (Sega Genesis)
46. Shining Force (Sega Genesis)
47. Tenchu (Sony Playstation)
48. NHL 94 (Sega Genesis)
49. Tomb Raider: Legend (Sony Playstation 2)
50. Batman: Arkham Asyulum (Sony Playstation 3)
51. NBA Live 2006 (Sony Playstation 2)
52. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater: Underground (Sony Playstation 2)
53. Coach K College Basketball (Sega Genesis)
54. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (Sony Playstation 2)
55. Super Castlevania 4 (Super Nintendo)
56. ICO (Sony Playstation 2)
57. Final Fantasy VII (Sony Playstation)
58. Devil May Cry 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
59. Super Street Fighter 2 (Super Nintendo)
60. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (Sony Playstation)
61. Devil May Cry 4 (Sony Playstation 3)
62. Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega Genesis)
63. Earthworm Jim (Sega Genesis)
64. Devil May Cry 4 (Sony Playstation 3)
65. Madden 2005 (Sony Playstation 2)
66. Gran Turismo (Sony Playstation)
67. Devil May Cry (Sony Playstation 2)
68. Final Fantasy Tactics (Sony Playstation)
69. Silent Hill (Sony Playstation)
70. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
71. Burnout 3: Takedown (Sony Playstation 2)
72. Wipeout XL (Sony Playstation)
73. SSX Tricky (Sony Playstation 2)
74. Silent Hill 2 (Playstation 2)
75. Guitar Hero 2 (Sony Playstation 2)
76. SSX 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
77. R-Type (Sega Master System)
78. Mike Tyson's Punchout (Nintendo Entertainment System)
79. Crash Bandicoot 2 (Sony Playstation)
80. Xenogears (Sony Playstation)
81. Driver (Sony Playstation)
82. Klonoa 2 (Sony Playstation 2)
83. Tomb Raider 2(Sony Playstation 2)
84. Shinobi 3 (Sega Genesis)
85. Street Fighter Alpha 3 (Sony Playstation)
86. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (Sony Playstation 2)
87. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (Sony Playstation 2)
88. NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (Sega Genesis)
89. Parappa the Rapper (Sony Playstation)
90. Contra 3: The Alien Wars (Super Nintendo)
91. Super Mario Kart (Super Nintendo)
92. Suikoden (Sony Playstation)
93. NFL Blitz (Sony Playstation)
94. Super Bomberman 2 (Super Nintendo)
95. Medal of Honor (Sony Playstation)
96. Thunder Force 3 (Sega Genesis)
97. Gran Turismo 3 (Sony Playstation 2)
98. Herzog Zwei (Sega Genesis)
99. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (Super Nintendo)
100. Vagrant Story (Sony Playstation)
101. Mega Man 2 (Nintendo Entertainment System)
102. Virtua Fighter 4 (Sony Playstation 2)
103. Tetris (Nintendo Gameboy)
104. Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse (Nintendo Entertainment System)
105. Twisted Metal: Black (Sony Playstation 2)
106. Sly Cooper and the Thievous Racoonous (Sony Playstation 2)
107. Colony Wars (Sony Playstation)
108. Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Nintendo Gameboy)
109. Phantasy Star IV (Sega Genesis)
110. Metroid (Nintendo Entertainment System)
111. Final Fantasy V (Super Nintendo)
112. Final Fantasy IV (Super Nintendo)
113. Resident Evil (Sony Playstation)
114. Jak and Daxter: The Precursor's Legacy (Sony Playstation 2)
115. Sonic 3 and Knuckles (Sega Genesis)
116. Castlevania (Nintendo Entertainment System)
117. Madden 96 (Sega Genesis)
118. Donkey Kong Country 2 (SNES)
119. Comix Zone (Sega Genesis)
120. College Hoops 2K7 (Sony Playstation 2)
121. Goldeneye 007 (Nintendo 64)
122. Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal (Sony Playstation 2)
123. Crash Bandicoot (Sony Playstation)
124. NHL 95 (Sega Genesis)
125. Syphon Filter (Sony Playstation)
126. Axelay (Super Nintendo)
127. The Lion King (Sega Genesis)
128. Ape Escape (Sony Playstation)
129. Super Street Fighter 2 (Sega Genesis)
130. NFL Gameday 97 (Sony Playstation)
131. Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (N64)
132. Dino Crisis (Sony Playstation)
133. Gears of War (XBOX 360)
134. Secret of Mana (SNES)
135. Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (Sony Playstation)
136. Lunar Silver Star Story Complete (Sega Genesis)
137. ESPN NBA 2K5 (Sony Playstation 2)
138. Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (Sony Playstation)
139. Super Mario Land (Nintendo Gameboy)
140. Rollcage: Stage 2 (Sony Playstation)
141. R Type: Final (Sony Playstation 2)
142. Street Fighter 2 Turbo (Super Nintendo)
143. Ninja Gaiden Sigma (Sony Playstation 3)
144. X-Men (Sega Genesis)
145. Metroid Prime (Gamecube)
146. Light Crusader (Sega Genesis)
147. Metroid (Nintendo Gameboy)
148. Tenchu 2 (Sony Playstation)
149. Kirby's Dreamland (Nintendo Gameboy)
150. Splinter Cell (Sony Playstation 2), Earthworm Jim 2 (Sega Genesis), Donkey Kong Country (Super Nintendo), NHL 2006 (Sony Playstation 2), R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 (Sony Playstation), Kirby's Pinball Land (Nintendo Gameboy), FIFA Soccer 2004 (Sony Playstation 2), Wipeout (Sony Playstation), World Soccer Winning Eleven 6 International (Sony Playstation 2), Ninja Gaiden 2 (NES), NHL 96 (Sega Genesis), Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition (Playstation 2), Need for Speed 3 Hot Pursuit (Sony Playstation 2), Castlevania (Nintendo Gameboy), Tenchu 3 (Sony Playstation 2), Little Big Planet (Playstation 3)
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
4:12 pm
Stephen King's Dark Tower series
So ya, I've been reading several series' and this one is interesting in a less war torn, kingdom heavy type way. Strong character development and some key reacurring ideas do make their way into the mix though.
Friday, August 29th, 2008
1:01 pm
I met a couple of really cool girls at my last residence location by the names of Cara and Aoife in particular, but also another person named Rosemary. All of these relations developed to a slight extent, however I was never able to establish strong connections with any of them. I wish I was able to do so more efficiently.
Friday, June 27th, 2008
5:30 pm
Top 5 Playstation 3 Games To Date
1. Metal Gear Solid 4
2. Prince of Persia
3. Grand Theft Auto 4
4. Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
5. Devil May Cry 4
Saturday, June 7th, 2008
3:49 pm
Addicted to Opeth's Watershed Album
It's proven to be their best work since perhaps even Still Life, I would say. I wonderfully varied work that is quite appropriate for the particular stage in their discography.
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008
12:14 am
Malazan Book of the Fallen
Excellent Fantasy series that's long and quite varied. Altogether, perhaps the most complete read of the type that I've read, but maybe doesn't have as many spectacular moments as the Lord of the Rings might, for example. Nonetheless the scope and war-driven mentality of the novels make them great fun.
Sunday, March 30th, 2008
4:19 pm
Addicted to Civilization 4
A fun strategy game for pc that will keep me occupied until I finally get the chance to play some console games again. It's a rewarding experience that surpasses much of what you'll find within the real-time strategy genre.
Tuesday, March 4th, 2008
9:29 am
Good PS3 and XBOX 360 games
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Devil May Cry 4 and Ninja Gaiden Sigma have captured my attention from the new generation on the PS3 and Gears of War from the XBOX360 of which I've played very little of overall. I see some small graphical improvements in terms of lighting effects, but not as big of a jump as there was from the PS1 to PS2 for example. Uncharted's combination of a bunch of tried and true styles into a complete package caught my attention, but there haven't been any major innovations thus far.
Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
7:58 pm
The suprisingly good quality of Half Life 2
After playing some generic first person shooters already, a nice dose of a spooky atmosphere, solid characters and a reasonable amount of variety made this one of the PC games that I'd say mostly lives up to the hype given it.
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