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101 Things to Be Grateful For MUSIC!!

I'm on a quest to list 101 things in music that I'm grateful for! It was actually easier than I thought to make the list. It's not in any particular order, just the order these things popped into my head! What musical things are you grateful for?

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#1 Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck in the Yardbirds
Needs no explanation!

#14 Ready, Steady, Go! 
The weekend starts here! jajaja One of the best music shows on TV!

#20 Pink Floyd at Live 8 Hyde Park 2005

#26 Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt by Edvard Grieg

#63 Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers duets
We've Got Tonight

WETA Workshop Fantasy Exhibition

Sometimes in the backwood wildes of Korea, something magical and wonderful happens.  This was one of those things. I and three companions made the KTX trek into Seoul, the 3rd largest city on the planet, to lay our eyes on WETA Workshop Fantasy Exhibition. It was, of course, the most amazing exhibit of sculpture, statues, paintings, and drawings I had seen in a long time. The exhibition featured artist Johnny Fraser-Allen and his upcoming projects The Gloaming Trilogy and The Wandering Woods. Both had me instantly hooked and longing to be transported to the magical lands both inhabit. The rest of the Weta Workshop Fantasy Exhibition had work from Max Patte, Javier Murcia, Jamie Beswarick, David Meng, Daniel Cockersell, Lee Cross, Andrew Baker, Kim Beaton, Greg Broadmore, Ryk Fortuna, Bill Hunt, Gary Hunt, David Meng, Greg Tozer and Brigitte Wuest. I was enthralled by Javier Murcia's work. It was a mixture of stillness and movement; unbridled restraint. If this wonderful collection…

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announces September Shows With Lorna Shore

9/16/2014 The Pyramid Scheme - Grand Rapids, MI
9/17/2014 Gabe's - Iowa City, IA
9/18/2014 Firebird - St. Louis, MO
9/19/2014 The Highdive - Champaign, IL
9/20/2014 Emerson Theatre - Indianapolis, IN

SUFFOKATE To Headline 'The Thrill of the Kill Tour' Vol 1 & Vol 2

The Thrill of the Kill Vol. 1
Suffokate, Dark Sermon, Reformers
9/6 Ringgold, GA - Cloud Springs Deli
9/7 Johnson City, TN - The Hideaway
9/8 Tampa, FL - Epic Problem
9/9 Orlando, FL - Bombshells
9/10 Spartanburg, SC - Groundzero
9/11 Fayetteville, NC - Drunk Horse Pub

Suffokate, Dark Sermon, Reformers, Colossus
9/12 Toledo, OH - Mainstreet Bar
9/13 Indianapolis, IN - Emerson Theater
9/14 Ford City, PA - Falcon Park
9/16 Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joe’s
9/17 Trenton, NJ - Championship Bar
9/18 Reading, PA - Reverb
9/19 New York, NY - Webster Hall

The Thrill of the Kill Vol. 2
Suffokate, Years Since The Storm, Mouth of the South, Adaliah
9/20 Providence, RI - DV8 Nightclub & Lounge
9/21 Windham, ME - Windham Veterans Center
9/22 Quebec City, QC - I'Agite'e
9/23 Montreal, QC - The Piranha Bar
9/24 Ottawa, ON - Babylon
9/25 Etobicoke, ON - Rockpile West
9/26 Hamtramck, MI - Paychecks Lounge
9/27 Barrington, IL - Penny Road Pub
9/28 Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
9/29 Burnvsville, M…

Metallica - Warsaw, Poland 11 July 2014 (photographs)

Metallica in Warsaw Poland on July 11, 2014

1. Battery
2. Master of Puppets
3. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
4. Ride the Lightning
5. The Unforgiven
6. The Memory Remains
7. Lords of Summer
8. Sad But True
9. Fade to Black
10. Orion
11. One
12. For Whom the Bell Tolls
13. Whiskey in the Jar
14. Nothing Else Matters
15. Enter Sandman
16. Creeping Death
17. The Call of Ktulu
18. Seek & Destroy