Friday, December 30, 2011

a second song from the upcoming Lacuna Coil album!
The past has no power to stop you from being present now. Only your grievance about the past can do that. ~Eckhart Tolle

Thursday, December 29, 2011

a veteran gamer who has avoided MMOs for years, imagine my surprise when I cheered after creating my very own lightsaber in SWTOR last nite!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

freeze frame 26 seconds in to see Steven Wilson wearing a hat last seen in an early 80's music video!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Happy Birthday Frank Zappa! (he would have been 71 today)
gosh it's good to be geeky these days!!
with my new droid companion, I set off to further my Jedi training... and realized I am already addicted to Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Knock on the sky and listen to the sound. ~zen proverb

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

one of my favorites from their debut EP, now a bonus track on the U.S. version of their debut album. listen loud
best thing I saw today! do you think I could teach Archer or Sebastian to do this? probably not!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

some of the nicest rockers I have ever spent time CD in January!!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

just finished one of the most beautiful albums I have ever heard! Thank you, Steven Wilson, for the suggestion.
Carrie Fisher's plastic surgeon has done more to change my childhood memories than George Lucas' revisions have.

Monday, December 12, 2011

it is going to be a LONG winter...
is hoping it is as good as the first and better than the second. (I know, wishful thinking...)
walks around the block with Archer are MUCH faster when it's in the 20's! Just like Zombieland: cardio!!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Andromeda. super nice prog-rock guys from Sweden. a cut from their 2006 live DVD. (new stuff on the way...)

Friday, December 9, 2011

I do not play WOW but I am a fan of anything Blizzard does....including this:
awakened by a wood chipper and chainsaws this morning. Yay....not. But, at least it's Friday! Rock On

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Monday, December 5, 2011

been a fan of this Australian band for a few years. 2012 will be the year they break in the US!
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there. ~Robert M. Pirsig

Friday, December 2, 2011

chops aplenty in Dream Theater Live At Budokan. the new blu-ray is a worthy upgrade.
Chris Cornell has never sounded better than his new acoustic live CD. Here's a taste:

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Hey kids, get Everything That Rocks without leaving Facebook! My station added it's stream to our page:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Happy Birthday to my Mom, Sandra...the best Mother a guy could ever ask for! I love you!!

Monday, November 21, 2011

listened to the entire Citizen Steely Dan 1972-1980 this weekend...still sounds amazing!

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

I uploaded some of my past interviews... if you would like to stream or download, visit:
now that you have "cleansed your palate" with those terrible trailers, enjoy the softer side of Leprous!
don't forget the classic trilogy, 12 O'clock: 1, 2 and 3!
Blu-ray release? please please please! LMAO

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Peter Jackson posted a very cool new Hobbit video blog...shooting 5K 3D at 48fps!

Friday, November 4, 2011 is giving away the Aqualung 40th Anniversary Box Set (new mixes by Steven Wilson!)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Happy Birthday SW!!!
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell em, Certainly I can! -- and get busy and find out how to do it. ~Theodore Roosevelt

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Hey metal fans: I just found out I am interviewing a member of Obscura tomorrow. Do you have any questions for these technical masters?
in case you missed this last week, killer Prog-Metal from Norway:

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

more new, previously unreleased live Pink Floyd!! Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1974) from the new Wish You Were Here box set! Awesome!!
Epic epicness! Steven Wilson's first solo tour!!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

pretty stoked about today...ready to see how some creative design sessions turned out. It's gonna rock!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

acoustic solo version of a track from one of my favorite albums of last year.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Lots of goodies on The Crow soundtrack but this is one of my favorites:
On Blu-ray and Digital Copy today: The late great Brandon Lee's best performance!

Monday, October 17, 2011

hard to predict what pops up in radio station hallway conversations!
Woke up with this song in my head. Nice solo version:
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power. ~Lao Tzu
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power. ~Lao Tzu
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power. ~Lao Tzu

Sunday, October 16, 2011

You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing ~Alan Watt

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A/B comparison of Jethro Tull Locomotive Breath from Aqualung: new stereo mix (by Steven Wilson) destroys the 1996 remaster...breathtaking!
iOS 5 is running like a champ, I am loving the new features. Thank you Apple for continuing to make our lives a little easier!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Like I told my last wife, I said "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes." ~Jack Burton

Monday, October 10, 2011

first song when they opened for Opeth last week.
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." ~J. R. R. Tolkien

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Be responsible but never grow up! Life is serious enough, be a "kid" when you can. Take chances, explore, learn and above all, have fun!

Friday, October 7, 2011

just got seven tracks from the upcoming RUSH: Time Machine Tour - Live In Cleveland 2011 set...woohoo! Happy Friday!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

Grace For Drowning in 5.1. Chupacabra 2006 in the wine glasses. Steaks on the grill. It doesn't get much better!
Very cool. (Thank you Charlie Mathers!)

Sunday, October 2, 2011

After a killer night with Opeth and Katatonia, it's a margarita/bloody mary kind of day!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Butterbeer rocks!! Yum!!
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter today. The Swedish two-fer of Opeth and Katatonia tonight!! Could not be more psyched right now!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

new Steven Wilson, Mastodon plus the Pink Floyd remasters are all in stores today. Go have a musical day!

Monday, September 26, 2011

just interviewed Doug Bradley! (Pinhead from the Hellraiser movies) Hosting Ghost Hunts this weekend
Steven Wilson's second solo project, in US stores tomorrow:

Thursday, September 22, 2011

About 12 minutes in is the best use of lasers since Pink Floyd!!
last time I checked FB was free. I liked it better when complainers were bitching about the least we all pay for that mess.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

stream the new album for free! Atlanta's MASTODON is back!!
recommendations today were: Olay skin care, the German experimental metal band The Ocean and Susan Boyle. Amazon you really don't know me!

Monday, September 19, 2011

is downloading (legally, from the record label) FIFTY newly remastered songs from Pink Floyd, including all of Wish, Animals & DSOTM!!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

got to give Archer kudos for wanting to sleep in on a chilly morning, too. He has not asked to go out in almost 12 hours!

Friday, September 16, 2011

if you get an email with a link from, I did not send it. Do not click it. Only took 2 minutes to catch the hack. Sorry
new bassist for Obscura:
I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown. ~Jim Morrison

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." ~Arthur C Clarke

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

let the drooling begin:
received tracks from the upcoming Pink Floyd DSOTM Live At Wembley 1974 today and the quality is unreal! worth whatever it!

Friday, September 2, 2011

The first release from the new Opeth album "Heritage" has the band in full prog rock mode. dig it.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

"What your heart thinks is great, is great. The soul's emphasis is always right." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

heard the new Opeth today (3 weeks early!!) and all I can say is WOW! Check out Opeth record/CD shopping:

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

the new Mastodon track keeps some of the psychedelic flavor from their last album and adds sludge on top. enjoy:
oh, full new Red Hot Chili Peppers album a week early! Happy Monday!

Friday, August 19, 2011

doing my show this afternoon from the Charleston Riverfront for SportsFEST 3pm-6pm. Listen live at

Thursday, August 18, 2011

a new film in my favorite "guilty pleasure" series... I am IN! These vampires do NOT sparkle!!
just saw posted "We *will* be stocking the Steven Wilson-mixed Jethro Tull – Aqualung 40th..."! This could be epic!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

I will be "Grill Master" for the staff cookout today. How would you like your burgers and dogs done? [;-)

Friday, August 12, 2011

just getting ready for the weekend... [;-)
doing my afternoon show today live from the 16th Annual Huntington Ribfest!! BBQ = yum!! You can listen live at
Katatonia is coming to the US September - November!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

found this original version of "One". Best song ever inspired by a telephone busy signal. (really! look it up!)
really enjoyed Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. Kudos to Fox for rebooting a film series the right way: with a good, thought-provoking movie.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Thursday, August 4, 2011

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." ~Albert Einstein

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011

we watched Rango over the weekend, loved it!! (not really a kids movie, at all!)
Looking forward to what should be an interesting week. Let's rock!