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Guns N’ Roses week – Use Your Illusion I

Guns N’ Roses week – Use Your Illusion I

We continue our look at Guns N’ Roses’ albums in #GnRWeek with Use Your Illusion I, released in 1991. I can remember there was so much hype and anticipation for the Use Your Illusion albums, and for me it totally lived up to the hype….

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GnR Week – Book – The Days of Guns N’ Roses

GnR Week – Book – The Days of Guns N’ Roses

The first Guns N’ Roses book I am reviewing for #GnRWeek is ‘Appetite for Destruction: Days of “Guns N’ Roses”‘ by Danny Sugerman. I first read this book when I was about 15 years old, when I was at the height of my fandom for…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – G N’ R Lies

Guns N’ Roses Week – G N’ R Lies

The second album we’re looking at for #GnRWeek is G N’ R Lies. I tend to think of Lies as an EP, and I think it technically is an EP but it is often referred to as their second album. It only had four new…

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GnR Week – Appetite for Destruction

GnR Week – Appetite for Destruction

Let’s kick off the album reviews in #GnRWeek with the big one. Appetite for Destruction. What a debut album. What an album, debut or not. It is officially the most successful debut album of all time and has broken loads of records. (They had of…

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Guns N’ Roses Timeline

Guns N’ Roses Timeline

#GnRWeek continues with this infographic timeline that I made. I’m very much a visual guy and sometimes I just need to draw a picture to get my head round a particular concept. After reading all the Guns N’ Roses biographies and books it struck me…

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Guns N’ Roses Week Begins

Guns N’ Roses Week Begins

If you asked me who my favourite band of all time was I would say Guns N’ Roses without hesitation. There were periods when I perhaps listened to The Rolling Stones more, or I would have said other bands were my hot band of the…

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Alien: Covenant – My Thoughts

Alien: Covenant – My Thoughts

HERE BE SPOILERS!!…(you have been warned) I saw Alien: Covenant this week and I thought it was great. But… it’s not without its issues. Prometheus was a film that was very unlike all the other Alien movies, and that threw a lot of people. I…

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Poker to Pokémon – The Evolution of Card Games

Poker to Pokémon – The Evolution of Card Games

It is hard to deny that card games and their many intriguing variations have been a classic way to while away dull hours now for a very long time. While it is hard to pinpoint the exact origins of just when the use of cards in…

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What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

The big news I’ve been waiting for is here. They have finally officially announced that they are making a Masters of the Universe movie! It is due to come out on December 18th, 2019. This has been hinted at for a while now but we’ve…

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The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

I’m a big supporter of Kickstarter. I’ve backed several projects on there. Mostly books but occasionally other things. The ZX Spectrum Next project which launched today is probably the one that I have been most excited about though. At the time of writing this blog…

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