29 Today

Today I turned 29 years old. Wow. Last night Horseman Holbach flew in from Berlin and we blew the foam off a few cold ones and eventually got submerged into a surprisingly fun bunch of people from The Courier Awards. No, not the font, the package delivery people. I...

Denied By Reign Completed

Well, at 2.48am, Denied By Reign, the debut Severed Fifth album, is finally complete and I am really proud of it. It has been by far my most ambitious project yet – eight songs, 39m 57s of music, 91 guitar riffs, 35 instrument tracks, 5.35GB of recorded audio...

No, Malmsteen. No!

Wow, Yngwie Malmsteen, notable guitar virtuoso, who I have been a fan of for years has just announced the cover for his new album Perpetual Flame: Oh dear. That is very bad indeed. Notable reaction from the album-buying public includes “Wow that’s...

The Jaunty Jackalope

I am really happy to see Mark’s announcement of the codename for the 9.04 version of Ubuntu – the Jaunty Jackalope. I am really excited for the new challenges and opportunities we will be facing with Jaunty. Ubuntu is stepping up to the plate in a number...