Play.com Open DRM-free Music Store

Big, big kudos to play.com for opening their DRM free music store. I have not bought any music from them yet, but have bought bags of DVDs, games and albums from them. Great to see them getting in on the digital downloads game, and great to see DRM not used. All in...

Metal On Demand

You know what, I try to be good to you, faithful readers. Knowing that you all share a deep and meaningful love of metal (humor me, please), I know that you want easy access to some good music. So, if you look in the sidebar of jonobacon.org, you will now see a little...

Album Progress

Quick update on the album. I have had pretty limited time recently to work on the album with being away for a week at the sprint in London, and then hectic most evenings. I was also kicked down with a cold for a while – headaches and loud, roaring guitars...

Feast For The Senses

Behemoth fans This weekend, I experienced two feasts for the eyes and ears: Cloverfield – recently released, hyped-up Internet sensation Cloverfield, passed me by until I heard about it on TV a few nights back – I completely missed the so-called Internet...

Quickies

Some quickies for you: I bought a Dell M1330. Unfortunately I put in the order a week before the Ubuntu availability was announced, so I did not get an Ubuntu pre-installed one. Not that it mattered, I never even booted Vista – Gutsy was on there quicker than...

In Your Head vs. On Your Fingers

When I started work on my new album, I had an idea in my head about what it should sound like. I wanted to write something brutally heavy, very death metal inspired, and taking influence from Cannibal Corpse, Anata, Decapitated, Pantera and Fear Factory. What is...