I've been busy, busy, busy. Not only have I got two more novels releasing over the next six or so months, but I've sold my "heart" book, Inkarna, which was inspired very much by a soundtrack consisting almost entirely of APHND and TON, to a premier horror/dark fantasy publisher in the States, and we're looking at an early May release. This is very exciting for me as it's a new publisher to work with and a step into more "literary" dark fantasy.
But I'd also like to share a…Continue
Posted on August 16, 2011 at 4:50pm — 3 Comments
Hah! Artslink took the piece after all, so the guest column I wrote about heavy music and my recent experiences watching Rammstein live in SA for the first time... with honourable mentions to my other favourites, past and present (including APHND) is live: http://www.artlink.co.za/news_article.htm?contentID=26681
So this appeared not only in the lifestyle section of a national newspaper here in…Continue
Posted on March 14, 2011 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments
My guest column about metal, past and present, the recent Rammstein show, and the fact that one is never too old unless the music becomes too loud, is appearing in the Sunday Independent this weekend.
And of course APHND and Seventh Void get honorary mentions for contemporary music that moves me...
I'll be submitting the piece to an arts and culture site on Monday and will post the link here once it goes live. That's if they like it enough. If not, I'll stick it on my…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2011 at 4:06pm — 8 Comments
Well, I can report now that I've been practicing my bass now for almost three weeks solid. I have a tentative band room arranged and have started putting out feelers for musos to jam with once my six-month isolation period is up (end-June). This is scary and cool... because I'm finally doing something for myself and not just talking about it anymore.
I have lost the feeling in my fingerpads of my left hand now that the skin is hardening. Kinda creepy but cool at the same…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2011 at 3:56am — 14 Comments