It is unfortunate timing that Rammstein Week came directly after Al Jourgenson Week. There was a point in my life where I could listen to loud and aggressive music all day every day for weeks on end, but that time seems to have passed me. I distinctly remember times in my twenties where I would […]Read More It Doesn’t Matter, One Size Fits All
I have lived long enough to see music take many formats in my life. When I was a child, I watched my parents buy vinyl albums and play them on Sundays while they worked around the house. I remember hearing about 8-tracks, though I wouldn’t actually see one until I was almost twenty years old. […]Read More Rammstein Week: A History of Illegal Music
I have a list of bands who I absolutely want to see before I or they are gone. Some I’ve missed out on. It’s near certain that I’ll never get to see Nirvana or David Bowie in concert at this point. Some I’ve seen, and been disappointed by. Nine Inch Nails would probably have been […]Read More Rammstein Week: The New York Trip
I went back and forth today on whether this post fit more into the “Regrets” category or into the “Former Friends” category. A lot of things weighed on me about it. In the end, it seemed more appropriate to call it a regret. Many of the “Former Friends” posts have been cathartic rants about people […]Read More Rammstein Week: Regrets in 3D!
Oh, goody, this is the week where the built in spellchecker has a fit! Maybe I should install some kind of German language filter ahead of time, because this week is going to be all about Rammstein. I guess I’m just going to have to live with a lot of squiggly red lines under all […]Read More #19 – Rammstein