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A Bard’s Eye View: Ode to the Metallica Chat 1

Ode to the Metallica Chat 2002-2006 Part I   This is an article I’ve been considering for a while.  This is a story about how I came to develop the musical tastes that I have today.  This is the building block that shaped by the people that I interacted with […]


A Bard’s Eye View: I’m in a Polyamorous Relationship with Music and Books

I’m in a Polyamorous Relationship with Music and Books As are many of the artists I listen to   This is probably (up to this point) going to be my favorite post ever on here.  As an avid reader, one of the first things that particularly interested me when discovering […]


A Bard’s Eye View: A Concert for the Ages

A Concert for the Ages Blind Guardian In my formative years of experiencing the side of European metal, Blind Guardian was one of my earliest discoveries.  In my days of the chatrooms, Blind Guardian was described as “Power metal, but for men” and also as the only power metal band […]


A Bard’s Eye View: I…Don’t (?) Have You Covered?

I…Don’t (?) Have You Covered? Songs that aren’t covers So last week we looked at some cover songs.  This week we’re doing the opposite.  Granted, every week is a week without covers, but this week I’m looking at songs that have the same title but simply aren’t covers.  You’ll catch […]


A Bard’s Eye View: A Trip to the Underworld

A Trip to the Underworld All transportation provided by Symphony X July 24, 2015, four years, one month, and one week exactly after the release of Iconoclast, Symphony X has followed up with their ninth studio album, Underworld.  Like Blind Guardian, Symphony X employs a very meticulous approach to songwriting, […]