11-11-11 Black Sabbath Reunion Announced!!!! \m/(>.<)\m/

November 11th, 2011 On this day at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, California a press conference announced a 2012 reunion of the original line-up of the legendary British heavy metal band Black Sabbath (Ozzy Osbourne – vocals, Toni Iommi – lead guitar and only continuous band member, Geezer Butler – bass and Bill Ward – drums)! The venue was…

Judas Priest Epitaph – Farewell to the Metal Gods! \m/(>.<)\m/

October 29th, 2011 The Judas Priest “Epitaph” farewell world tour (said to be their last major world tour) triumphantly stormed into Seattle tonight. There was a long queue waiting for the doors of the WaMu Theatre (theatre isnt really an appropriate name, it is effectively a giant concrete room under the Century Link Football Stadium with a capacity for 7000…

Purple Hazed Rock N’ Roll – Hendrix Lives On

A rock and rolled themed week for me in Seattle, not just the birthplace of Grunge music but also of a guitar god, the one and only Jimi Hendrix! Perhaps one of the greatest electric guitarists of all time? Born James Marshall Hendrix in Seattle on November 27th, 1942, he went on to play guitar down south,…