Posts Categorized: Life

We’ll Never Be as Young as We Are Right Now (XIV)

Don’t let your dreams get all rusty Keep on using them as hard as you can The night is so much darker than it has any right to be Don’t let it all get away from you Don’t let it slip through your hands (and) Blessed are the lovers who’ll inherit the Earth Blessed are… Read more »

Bat Out of Hell Is 40

Yesterday it was exactly forty years ago that Bat Out of Hell, one of my all time favorite albums, was released. A day late, I still have a few thoughts I want to share. Bat came out three years before I was born. I am sure I have shared the story before, but I have… Read more »

First Lines: Nightmares in the Sky

Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques is an coffee table art book, with photographs of gargoyles by f-stop Fitzgerald and an introduction by Stephen King. It is a nicely done book, but the introduction wasn’t all that. Book read f-stop Fitzgerald and Stephen King — Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques First line… Read more »

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Paul O’Neill

Paul O’Neill, songwriter and producer for Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage, has died. And even through I have bitched a bit here and there about TSO swallowing up my first-ever favorite band, this blows. O’Neill helped make Savatage what they were (theatrical, symphonical, over-the-top-rock-opera-metal awesomeness), he co-wrote all music and wrote most of the words, and… Read more »