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Alison Toon
Zeroclient’s Omnia: a review

Nov 11, 2014
Zeroclient’s Omnia: a review

Zeroclient, Omnia release show, Sacramento 2014It's taken me far too long to get around to writing this review, and I apologise. Blame it on business trips to Vancouver and to Chicago, with very little time in-between. Though it's allowed me to listen ...

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Chic Little House
New Rug Pads from Rug Pad Corner & Giveaway

New Rug Pads from Rug Pad Corner & Giveaway

Over the weekend, we made a huge change in our living room and bedroom, replacing the cheapie rug pad in our living room and upgrading to Ultra Premium Rug pads. In our living room and bedroom we have Dhurrie rugs, which I love but have ...

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Foods for the Soul
NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Giveaway!

NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Giveaway!

A giveaway for a fancy single-serve coffee machine from NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto!     When I attended the BlogHer general conference in July, my blog friends and I wandered around the Expo hall every day, where countless brands had set up booths. We sampled Greek yogurt, soda, and gummy vitamins, but every single day,...

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Alison Toon
Beware of Darkness: Present Past Future, new song!

Nov 6, 2014
Beware of Darkness: Present Past Future, new song!

Beware of Darkness, Sacramento, April 2014New song from Beware of Darkness: check it out below!

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Alison Toon
Wayne Static… gone. Evil disco, RIP

Nov 1, 2014
Wayne Static… gone. Evil disco, RIP

Wayne Static, Sacramento, May 2014RIP Wayne Static, who passed away today at far-too-young an age.Twitter is full of messages from those who knew him. He was obviously a much-loved man and one who inspired many others. And he put on one heck of a show...

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Alison Toon
Black Label Society, at Aftershock (and this weekend, at Knotfest)… and a wall of Marshall amps

Oct 25, 2014
Black Label Society, at Aftershock (and this weekend, at Knotfest)… and a wall of Marshall amps

Black Label Society, Aftershock 2014Perhaps the band with the biggest stack of Marshalls on the planet, Black Label Society are taking their show to Knotfest this weekend. Lots of heavy metal and headbanging and a real, good, show. Go bezerk!!!John DeS...

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Alison Toon
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Oct 24, 2014
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Sacramento, October 2014I was kicking myself, earlier in the week, for almost missing last night's Catfish and the Bottlemen's show at the Assembly, Sacramento: this is their first USA tour, they have sellout dates lined up b...

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Alison Toon
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Oct 22, 2014
Bring Me The Horizon, Drown… watch all the way through!

Bring Me The Horizon have just released a video for their upcoming single, Drown (to be released December 7th). It's a little more mainstream than their last album Sempiternal: and Oliver Sykes is showing even more that he can sing, not just scream.The...

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Alison Toon
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Oct 21, 2014
In This Moment: I understand the appeal. But I still don’t get it. I do, but I don’t.

Maria Brink, In This Moment, Aftershock festival, SacramentoAn In This Moment show is an intensely-visual, over-the-top, Gaga-esque combination of metal mayhem meets S&M meets the stuff of your nightmares... or male dream-fantasy-gone-bad. When I s...

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Alison Toon
Soundtrack to a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning… Steve Rothery’s “The Ghosts of Pripyat”

Oct 19, 2014
Soundtrack to a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning… Steve Rothery’s “The Ghosts of Pripyat”

Steve Rothery, Cropredy festival, 2014Released in late September, Steve Rothery's album, The Ghosts of Pripyat, was my soundtrack for this sunny, calm and restful late-October morning. Some beautiful yet haunting guitar compositions, wonderfully execut...

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