Month: February 2023
Finding the Brutal Truth at Exit-13
Contrary to the ignorant, grindcore is not all just a “bunch of noise”. It can be musical and entertaining with messages of alarm and messages of new awareness. In September of 1992, American grindcore act Brutal Truth released what is arguably one of the greatest records of the genre. With solid veteran musicianship, and contributions […]
What bores me?
What bores you? Not much really… I’m easily amused.
For Jim Nunn
At the beginning of the month, I widely shared among colleagues an interview from 1991 with Civil Rights and Journalism pioneer Dr. Carrie Best. She’s interviewed here outside her house in my hometown of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. It’s been announced that interviewer Jim Nunn passed away. He was one of the first television newscasters […]
Repurposing Purposes. Black Sabbath’s “Cross Purposes”.
In 1994 Black Sabbath had become my favourite band to listen to. My tape collection was building up with the older albums. Some were special-order that I had to wait on. Columbia House did not carry many of the classic records beyond the first few Ozzy Osbourne records. When Cross Purposes was released, it was […]
Dann After Dark – Offside, The Harold Ballard Story.
Finally getting around to watching Offside: The Harold Ballard Story. I’m grateful to CBC Gem for having this documentary hosted on their servers. I wish I could comment significantly in depth on the various points in the story. But it would ultimately end up giving away most of this story which are worth watching. Overall […]
Dann After Dark – For Lanny Poffo.
He was one of the greatest performers in professional wrestling. I would argue also one of the greatest entertainers. He spent some time in Atlanta Canada along with his brother Randy (Savage). Absolutely brilliant talent who really helped to also expose the problems with the modern side of the business today. He believed in athleticism […]