NEWFOUND HEROES

Around the age of twelve my Dad used to take me to the seaside town of Torquay every Saturday to go shopping. It was one of those weekends when I came across two very special music related DVD’s at the now deceased Virgin Megastore that changed my life forever: “A Film About Jimi Hendrix” documentary [...]

THE CIRCUS IS COMING TO TOWN

Artwork 'La Belote' by Nini Gollong You saw the light when you lost your soulBlind to the heavens you were on a rollBut suddenly your world went darkThe only thing left, a question mark It happened then as it happens nowThe Crescent Moon fights the Holy CowFace to face a death wish farceThe chances of [...]

AFTER THE STORM

Art by Lucid Dream Photography I’m carrying the burden of your sanityHoping you won’t take it the wrong wayComing in last is better than firstThey say that every loser has their day The beast rests deep inside the forestThe darkest places summon up no fearRays of hope they cannot penetrateA canopy of words no one [...]

HUNTING ALONE

Surreal Art by HolgaJen HUNTING ALONE It’s only the endIt’s where you descendWhen you can’t be bothered to speakIt’s a lazy old streetAnd the people you meetAre either just boring or freak 'What made you this way?'That’s all they can sayBut you don't want to hear anymoreYou’re out on your ownTimed out and aloneAnd you’re [...]

WEARING GOLD LEAF

Artwork by Brad Kunkle WEARING GOLD LEAF I played the guitarYou held the gunYou answered the questionsI answered none Some days you played coolCrowds you'd just hateYou smiled in the mirrorThanking good fortune's fate Counting your blessingsWearing gold leafFrom a roof top terraceYou fired your gun; wounded the chief Last time I saw youYou’d swapped [...]

AN EMPTY HALL

This spoof mag cover from about ten years ago was found in a pile of old stuff. I’d almost forgotten it, and my long hair and glasses back then when making music was just that - making music. AN EMPTY HALL I never saw the crossroads on last year’s mapShould I take the left turn [...]