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Stranger Things Eddie Munson Fans

Stranger Things‘s Eddie Munson is apparently creating a big online interest in 1980s metal, with his favourite song Metallica’s Master of Puppets. Metallica were one of my favourite bands too, and I included them as one of my biggest poetry inspirations at the start of my first poetry collection.

Moreover, Eddie Munson fandom says he shares my 1965/66 birth time, dysfunctional childhood, height and hair colour! I can’t say I’ve watched any of it, and don’t get into series like that anymore. I’d probably watch it as a film, as I’ve watched many such movies such as Brightburn, The Endless and Freaks recently. Werewolf of Oz cites similar fiction I’d watched before starting writing, while XaW Files of course was inspired by X-Files.

1980s and early ’90s Metal music and lyrics provided the major soundtrack and framework for my early poetry and fantasy writing, while my late 1980s memoir cited Guns N’ Roses in the title, and had many recollections of heavy metal music and magazines I carried; while generally trying to travel light!

Hard to think it was 40 years ago, and to new fans must seem like the early 1940s did to me then.
The 1960s birth of rock seemed ancient to me, while the 1950s birth of rock n’ roll in black and white had next to no cultural relevance. 1940s music seemed just for movies and barely existed!!

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Scorpions Aerosmith Inspired Mirror Poem Argues New Media Limits Freedom of Speech

While I like Rammstein mainly for their melodies, as with most music, I also like their controversial topics pushing the boundaries of thought, and freedom of speech, like their compatriots The Scorpions before them. When I was a youth I found it interesting because it was new, now I like it because it keeps up the freedom of speech in music, and continues to make you think and ask questions.

While social media has a lot of good uses, I think it has impaired this, with everything taken at face value, and interpreted within the most basic usual first impressions promoted by political correctness: everything is racist, sexist, homophobic etc.

I don’t want to spoil the poem too much, so will let you read it, but will answer any questions in the comments. I’ll look forward to communicating with you… especially if you think I’m being homophobic or sexist; or transgender or gay!

Doctor of Philosophy, Explaining 3 Dimensionality

He’s a woman – she’s a man
Scorpions are transphobic, or tran
Dude looks like a lady
same Aerosmith double-dimensionality
social media reduces to one
choose your side, have some fun

new age of political correctness, conversation police will get us

finding word ghosts, you thought dead
what’s that joke you said
triple-dimensionality stripped bare
Latham guilty of talking hair
You rationalise, calling him woman
If he thinks – women all bad

 

Epic Landscape Photos Inspire New Version of Creation Myth

English: Myth of the creation of Japan Español...
English: Myth of the creation of Japan Español: Mito de la creación de Japón (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hi, it’s Tony Loboinson, ancient history and comedy expert at the Greenygrey. I was made a-were of the amazing photography on the emorfes site recently by Greenygrey and Baron, and think I have found some new insight into the Greenygrey creation myth from a recent post that celebrated the artistic photography of Michal Karcz.

The Greenygrey creation myth is of course only in the Greenygrey world;  emerging into the human world as an example of how little humanity actually knows about its origins, and how hundreds of cultures through the ages have had different versions of how humanity emerged into the modern world.

Previous Greenygrey creation myths have focused on air and forest, but this new finding opens up the possibility that it was air combined with hard rock and heavy metal that created Greenygrey. The photos, and descriptions they inspired, also correspond with many human cultures’ emphasis on the circular nature of life on Earth.

Greenygrey Air
Falls
to Hard Rock 

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 Rock Flows
Into
Earth

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Earth Emerges
into Opening

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Opening Wings,
Life returns
to
Greenygrey Air

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Motley Crue and Steel Panther Concerts in Sheffield

Hi, it’s Harry Silhouetteof-Wolfhowlingonthehill. One of our favourite rock bands, Mötley Crüe, played in the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena last night, and we were there! We also captured their first two songs, Wild Side and Saints of Los Angeles, and have uploaded the video on to our greenygrey3 YouTube channel. There should be more Motley Crue videos uploaded soon. Here’s the uploaded video with more description below:

Motley Crue rock onto the stage at the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on December 13th 2011, opening with Wild Side and Saints of Los Angeles. Quality of the video is not great, but it captures the excitement and singing along of the crowd and the frenzy of the Crue unleashed from near the front.

Steel Panther Opening Songs

They were supported by Spinal Tap style parody comedy rock band, Steel Panther, and we like that kind of humour here at the Greenygrey, so we also captured their arrival on stage on this video, with more description below:

Steel Panther’s intro (Into the Future), and first two songs – Supersonic Sex Machine and Tomorrow Night played with a fantastic mix of humour and talent at the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on December 13th, 2011, supporting Motley Crue and Def Leppard.