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I am an avid Mac-user, nerd, musician, freelancer, and gamer. Ask me about my collection of M:TG cards!I've also got a horrible habit of needing the absolute newest technological wonder, whether it's stable or not. If they made a home-version of the LHC, I'd have 2.Additionally, I've been playing music for the better part of 14 years. I'm self-taught on piano, guitar, trumpet, trombone, sax, clarinet, bass, drums and other percussion, and around 10 other instruments. I also spend quite a bit of time dabbling in synthesizers, sequencers, and samplers. I'm also founder of Quotelicious where I collect and share the quotes I love.

Who Are Mumford & Sons?

Four piece folk rockers Mumford & Sons are currently riding the crest of a musical wave, where are they from and are they here...

Best Ten Hard Rock/Nu Metal Songs of 2009

A lot of hard rock bands had singles on the charts in 2009. Which ten were the best?2009 saw the release of lots of...

Best Ten Hard Rock/Nu Metal Songs of 2010

A lot of hard rock bands had awesome singles on the charts in 2010, but which ten were the best?Hard rock/nu metal fans were...

The Most Anticipated Heavy Metal Albums of 2011

2011 already looks to be a promising year for heavy metal music, with a large number of leading metal bands slated to release new...

The Best Black Metal Album of 2010

CELESTE have forged a powerful gem, capable of penetrating the soul of even the most seasoned black metal fan. It is exquisite, it is...

What We Can Learn From Heavy Metal And Alternative Music

Alternative music isn't always about headbanging and screaming into a microphone. Some can enagage listeners with deep thought provoking topics.When Reverend Rachel Mann, Church...

Top 100 Metal Albums of All Time

The finale of the top 100 metal albums of all time countdown, complete with a brief description of every single album on the list. After...

Top 10 Death Metal Songs, Bands

A discussion of commercial and independent death metal continues, choosing and illustrating some of the finest metal musicians to be found within the genre. While...

10 Greatest Hair Metal Songs

My personal choices for the ten songs that best represent the hair metal genre. Indeed, it’s easy enough to make fun of so-called hair metal, but...

Learning To Play Lead Guitar-The Old School Way

Learning to play lead guitar the old school way is fun and easy. You will however need a record player and a reel-to-reel tape...

Music Education: Everything You Need to Know

So, you want to become a musician. Or else, your kid wants to become one. Either way, you probably have lots of questions regarding...

Benefits of Listening to Music While Studying

Listening to music makes any activity better. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a gym session, a walk in the park, or a trip to...

Your Ultimate Study Music Playlist

Listening to music while studying is useful for maintaining focus and boosting your productivity. It helps to finish homework, stimulates your brain while cramming...