The Gentle Storm – Update 1

I share the same feelings with Arjen Lucassen regarding Anneke Van Giersbergen’s voice. Here’s the first update for their new project The Gentle Storm.

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My “Wish You Were Here” Cover Remake

Recently I visited Los Angeles with my wife, and we took a tour of the Warner Bros studios.

This was the outcome…

Warner Bros.

Our tour guide didn’t even know the cover for Pink Floyd’s album was taken at their studios, but she was super helpful finding the exact spot. When I showed her the legendary cover on my phone, she immediately said I know exactly where this is! And she took us there and also took the shot. Awesomeness.

And here’s another with the fire for full effect. Luckily I didn’t have to burn myself.
Wish You Were Here cover remake

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Tony Iommi is Battling Cancer

Tony Iommi

Black Sabbath’s guitarist Tony Iommi revealed about his Cancer in his interview with Mirror magazine yesterday. Tony had starting working on the latest Black Sabbath album 13 when he was diagnosed with lymphoma in January 2012.

Apparently when Iommi gathered his bandmates around to tell them the bad news, Ozzy said “Oh yeah, didn’t so and so die from that?”, jokingly I am assuming.

In the interview mr. Iommi says:

When the doctors told me I had cancer I thought, ‘That’s it then.’ Cancer was death as far as I was concerned. I found a painful lump in my groin while I was in New York promoting my book. I thought it was my prostate acting up again, but Ozzy told me I should get it checked out.

The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist is unsure how much longer he will live.

I Could Be Here Another 10 Years or Just One Year

I wish mr. Iommi all the best, and hope he can win this battle.

Read the full interview on the Mirror.

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Happy New Year

Some parts of the planet have already celebrated the new year. I wish you all extreme happiness, full of exciting and beautiful music in 2015. Signing out of 2014 from Ragged Point, California. You guys have breathtaking views along the Pacific shore.

Ragged Point, California

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This Sucks

I hurt my thumb and wrist with a wrong movement. That means no more guitar for a while. But hey! I can still take pictures and post it on Instagram.
I just seriously hope it’s not carpal tunnel syndrome.

And no… the chord wasn’t that complicated.

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This sucks

Hurt my wrist..

P.S. I totally did all this with my left hand.

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