Previous Quotes of the Month
"...I've never wanted to be anyone else because frankly most people don't impress me that much. I'm a leader man, I don't follow. My way of living is harder, but it's true."
- Jon Schaffer / Brave Words and Bloody Knuckles #108
Music should be a collective magic and hysteria.
- Pierre Boulez
Great minds talk about Ideas
Average minds talk about Events
Small minds talk about People
- What the Bleep Do We Know by William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente
If mankind could just wipe away politicians the world would be almost perfect.
- Lorenzo Deho (Italy's Time Machine) in Metal Crusade #7
It doesn’t matter how slow you go, so long as you don’t stop.
"Wagner's music is better than it sounds."
- Bill Nye
"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive."
"The fact is, reality itself is quackery, so it shouldn’t matter what quackery you believe in cause all quackeries are quacked."
We have a rule that there must be more people in the audience than on stage, or we don't play live. One cold and stormy night we got on stage at some shitty club and only three people showed up, so we had to get rid of the guitar player.
Bobbie Wright of Brocus Helm - Den of Iniquity #3
People need to be able to waste time, make time, lose time and buy time.
Terry Pratchet - Thief of Time
"We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true."
- Robert Wilensky
"Nothing wrong with my brain that a good bolt of lightning won't sort out."
- Terry Pratchet The 5th Elephant
Long before a thermonuclear war can come about, we have had to lay waste to our own sanity. We begin with the children. It is imperative to catch them in time. Without the most thorough and rapid brainwashing their dirty minds would see through our dirty tricks. Children are not yet fools, but we shall turn them into imbeciles like ourselves, with high I.Q.'s if possible.
R.D. Laing, The Politics of Experience as quoted in The Spectrum of Consciousness by Ken Wilber.
"I hate it here. That's why I keep coming back."
"Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion."
"The light show is the show. The music is just the background for the lights."
Frank Beard - ZZ Top
"....taxes are for people not smart enough to start their own countries."
"I can't go to work today because I've got post traumatic concert disorder."
"In the court music of ancient China, orchestras of over a thousand players were assembled to produce a sound loud enough to be heard in Heaven. Today we do something similar at rock concerts, perhaps more in the spirit of communing with Hell."
- Robert Jourdan
The Legendary Kingdoms Concert Review Home Page
Doro - Sunday May 30th 2008 at Station 4 in St. Paul.
Schizopathic - Sunday April 20th, 2008 at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis.
Metal Church - Monday January 15th at Station 4 with Meliah Rage, Seventh Calling and a couple of other bands we missed.
Wes House benefit - Sunday November 12th, 2006 at the Northstar Bar.
Kamelot and Epica with Aesma Daeva - Monday October 2nd, 2006 at Station 4 in St. Paul. Visideon and Mirror Black also played but I got there late so there are no pictures of these bands.
Rock Solid - Saturday September 16th, 2006. Featuring Schizopathic, Unatural, and Bakkus.
Alice Cooper - June 30, 2006 Taste of Minnesota at Harriet Island in St. Paul.
Schizopathic - Saturday June 24, 2006 at the House of Rock Eau Claire WI.
Gamma Ray with Avian, Cellador, Miles Beyond, and Mirror Black at the Rock in Maplewood Saturday May 12th 2006.
Schizopathic - May 11, 2006 at the Lab in St. Paul.
Overkill - Feb. 27, 2006 at Star Central in Columbia Heights. My Birthday!
Sonata Artica - Tuesday Jan. 31 2006 at Star Central in Columbia Heights. Photo review by Ace Warloch.
Concert Roundup featuring: Reapers Ball, Ripper, Stratovarius, and Anthrax.
Iced Earth - Oct 31 2001 Shawns Bases Loaded Wausua WI Opening for MEGADETH - Review by Nate Dressel
Iced Earth - April 8th 2002 Emerson Theatre Indianapolis IN with IN FLAMES and JAG PANZER - Review by Lisa Rosner