A Razor Cuts Deep

A Razor Cuts Deep

A few bits of Razorfist, who's been on a roll lately.First, on the impeachment kerfluffle.Then, on Beto's slip of the mask...And a bit more on guns, including why militias matter, and a reminder that the orgasms the left has over the very prospect of a "right wing" terrorist goes back a looong way. Aside from the ones mentioned here, Ruby Ridge, Waco, etc., there's also the Atlanta Olympic bombing.Do not forget the salivating glee when the media still thought the DC sniper might be an angry white man.Then, the Razor reminds us that yes, the…

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Sabaton and the WW1 Memorial

Sabaton and the WW1 Memorial

Sabaton was in Atlanta Sunday night as the third show of their tour for The Great War. What a show.Hammerfall opened, and did a great job as well, with a large percentage of the crowd also being fans. It was also a nice touch to play the orchestral arrangements from the Soundtrack to the Great War during the setup after Hammerfall's set. Joakim handed off his sunglasses near the end, this time to a seven year old girl with huge ear covers sitting on her parents shoulders. The mosh pit wasn't huge, and when "Swedish Pagans" came on, sat…

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Impressions of Europe - Eidfjord

Impressions of Europe - Eidfjord

In some odd ways, the small town of Eidfjord is the most, and least touristy place we visited. With a wide, relatively flat valley and water supply, it's apparently a major supplier of apples and cherries. The town is so small that there is no rental office, and maybe a couple small shops and restaurants. Yet, you'll see leaflets posted at the tiny visitors center where people are renting out their private vehicles for a day or half-day. There's also tiny museum dedicated to a master violin maker, no pictures allowed, who's proprietor spends much of his time as a…

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Future Cop

Future Cop

First, a correction. The other favorite Cars album I was thinking of the other day was actually Heartbeat City, which had the song "Hello Again" on it.So, the Didact posts on Technometal a couple days back, featuring songs I hadn't heard by a band that I like, Dance with the Dead, but hadn't bothered to follow since discovering them in conjunction with retro-wave. I also had not realized they'd done a Scandroid remix.OK, my bad. Put the newer albums in the playlist ASAP. Nevertheless, in a very 80's/90's, mecha, synth driven way, I was reminded of an…

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Getting a Fixx

Getting a Fixx

This post was inspired in part by the passing of Ric Ocasek, of the Cars.I absolutlely loved their first album, and it is still my favorite despite being introduced to the band via the album Hello Again, my other favorite. While there are good songs on Shake it Up, Candy-O, etc., none of them gelled for me. What really stuck out for me for the Cars was the not just the way they used rhythm, but the way in which they managed to sound simultaneously spare and yet full. There is one other band, or more accurately album, that…

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