Jibbies & Loond – Episode 003 – Roadtrips to Austin, Pt. 1

In this episode, Jibbies & Loond pile into the Metal Cruiser and head down the highway to Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Tex., for a metal feast featuring Motorhead, Clutch, and Valient Thorr. Along the way they share some choice music recommendations for your next roadie and discuss the potential seismic effects of heavy metal. Then … Continue reading Jibbies & Loond – Episode 003 – Roadtrips to Austin, Pt. 1

The Jibbies & Loond Show – A Heavy Metal Webcast: Episode 000 – The Pilot

Hello folks. Aamir and I have started a podcast covering what we love most: HEAVY METAL. The debut episode is attached below. There're a few small technical issues, but that's part of why we did it with just the two of us the first time around. We also wanted to use the first episode to … Continue reading The Jibbies & Loond Show – A Heavy Metal Webcast: Episode 000 – The Pilot

Friday LinkFrogging – 1/28/11

If you build it, they will come. It worked out just fine in 'Field of Dreams' and it seems to be going well as a potential philosophy around here. I only say potential because so far we haven't spent much time philosophizing about what the hell we're up to here at GG HQ. But that's … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 1/28/11

New Michael Monroe single – ’78’

  \'78\' - Michael Monroe Pulled from the forthcoming Jack Douglas-produced album 'Sensory Overdrive,' recorded last fall in L.A. Michael Monroe - vox/sax, Sami Yaffa - bass, Steve Conte - gtr, Ginger - gtr, Karl Rockfist - drums The band is on tour in Finland March 2011 and the UK in April. US dates TBA (hopefully).

The Thunders Conundrum…

….is an affliction that doesn’t seem to be suffered by many, but I’ve got it bad. It goes a little something like this. Given Johnny Thunders’ fame and reputed influence on so much of the music I love, I’m pretty much obliged to address his role at some point or another. But how exactly to … Continue reading The Thunders Conundrum…

RIP Ronnie James Dio

I think I’m still in denial. Ronnie James Dio was going to live forever. Hell, it seemed like he already had. I first became aware of him when he took over for Ozzy in Sabbath and cannot possibly count the number of times I played both ‘Heaven and Hell’ and ‘Mob Rules.’ I love me … Continue reading RIP Ronnie James Dio