• Bored, so lets do this stupid questionnaire!

    25. Apr. 2011, 0:10

    [01.] Real Name - Robert
    [02.] Like It? - Eh, its like any other name
    [03.] Single or Taken? - Single
    [04.] Zodiac Sign - Aquarius
    [05.] Male or Female? - Male
    [06.] Infant School? was fun
    [07.] Junior School? - same as infant
    [08.] Senior School I fucking hated it
    [10.] Hair Color? - Ginger
    [11.] Eye Color brown
    [12.] Hair Length - was at emo length but i got a haircut so its short again
    [13.] Current Worry? 2nd year exams and getting a girlfriend
    [14.] Weight around 7-8 stone. Im a lightweight
    [15.] Are You A Health Freak? - fuck no
    [16.] Height 5ft 6in
    [17.] Do You Have A Crush On Someone? - Did, but shes taken so im not doing anything about it
    [18.] Do You Like Yourself? - in general, not really, have my good points but im generally a failure at life for the most part.
    [19.] Any Piercings? - nah
    [20.] Any Tattoos? - nope, but i might want to get one at some point
    [21.] Righty or Lefty? - Right

    [22.] First Surgery? aged 2. I managed to slit the corner of my eye
    [23.] First Piercings? - read 19
    [24.] First Best Friend(s)? - Alex
    [25.] First Award? player of the year at my football club
    [26.] First Sport? - Football
    [27.] First Pet? my mum doesnt like animals otherwise i would have a cat
    [28.] First Vacation? Portugal
    [29.] First Teacher? Mrs Jackson
    [30.] First Crush? a girl named Amie in year 4
    [31.] First big birthday? my 18th

    ***THIS OR THAT***
    [32.] Orange or Apple Juice? - Orange
    [33.] Rock or Rap? - Rock
    [34.] Country or Screamo? - Screamo
    [35.] N'Sync or Backstreet Boys? - are you serious?
    [36.] Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera? - Between the buried and me
    [37.] Night or Day? - Night
    [38.] Sun or Moon? - Moon
    [39.] TV or Internet? - Internet
    [40.] PlayStation or Xbox? - both
    [41.] Kiss or Hug? Hug
    [42.] Iguana or Turtle? - Turtle
    [43.] Spider or Bee? - spider
    [44.] Fall or spring? - Fall
    [45.] Limewire or iTunes? Itunes
    [46.] Chocolate or Vanilla? - Chocolate
    [47.] Soccer or Baseball? - Footie
    [48.] Hot or Cold? - Cold

    [49.] Eating? - nothing
    [50.] Drinking? lemon juice
    [51.] I'm about to? hit myself for answering this list
    [52.] Listening to? the sound of absolute silence
    [53.] Plans for today? buy a new wallet, some clothes and then hopefully see my friend after
    [54.] Waiting for? - the morning

    [55.] Want Kids? - Possibly
    [56.] When? - when im a few years older
    [57.] Marriage? - yes
    [58.] When? - the time is right
    [59.] Where Do You Want To Live? anywhere but London
    [60.] How Many Kids? - no idea
    [61.] Any Name on the Mind? - you think id know?
    [62.] What Did You Want To Be When You Were Little? - football player
    [63.] What Do You Think You'll Really Be Doing? - A History teacher with a failed social/love life
    [64.] Something You Would Never Try? - pedophilia
    [65.] When Do You Want to Die? - before i start going really insane.

    [66.] Lips or Eyes? Eyes
    [67.] Nice stomach or nice arms? - stomach
    [68.] Hugging or Kissing? - Hugging
    [69.] Shorter or Taller? - Shorter
    [70.] Tan Skinned or Light? - doesn't matter
    [71.] Romantic or Spontaneous? - spontaneous
    [72.] Dark or Light Hair? - doesnt matter, but im a sucker for redheads
    [73.] Muscular or Normal? Normal
    [74.] Hook-Up or Relationship? - Relationship
    [75.] Similar To You or Different? both, its good to have similiarities and differences, keeps things interesting
    [76.] Trouble maker or hesitant? - somewhere in between

    ***HAVE YOU EVER? ***
    [77.] Kissed A Stranger? - Yes
    [78.] Drank Bubbles? accidently
    [79.] Lost Glasses/ Contacts? - don't need either
    [80.] Climbed Up A Tree? - Yeah
    [81.] Broken Someone's Heart? - twice
    [82.] Had your heart broken? - yep :/
    [83.] Ran away from home? - for a few hours
    [84.] Been Arrested? No
    [85.] Liked A Friend As More Than A Friend? - more than once.

    [86.] Yourself? - nope
    [87.] Miracles? nope
    [88.] Love at First Sight never say never
    [89.] Santa Claus? - I did when i was 8
    [90.] Kissing On the First Date? - depends
    [92.] God? is a construct by the human mind designed for control.

    [93.] Is There Someone You Want To Be With Right Now? - Yeah but shes taken
    [94.] Do You Like Someone? read 17

    [95.] Received/Sent Text Message Dad
    [96.] Received Call - Pieter
    [97.] Call Made? - Mum
    [98.] Comment on Facebook? - Craig
    [99.] Missed Call? - Dad
    [100.] Person You Hung out with? - Steve

    This was all done for Sif/MorgueRobber so be happy!
  • Top 10 albums of 2010

    24. Dez. 2010, 18:57

    Wow 2010 has gone bloody fast! This year has been an interesting year in music to say the least with a few surprises and a few let downs too as well as some fantastic albums. So without further ado, this is my top 10 albums of 2010:

    10. The Tallest Man on Earth - The Wild Hunt

    9. An Autumn for Crippled Children - Lost

    8. Lis Er Stille - The Collibro

    7. Immolation - Majesty and Decay

    6. Amia Venera Landscape - The Long Procession (best debut album this year, colossal. For fans of Post Metal (Rosetta, Isis), Progressive (Between the Buried and Me) and Metalcore/Post Hardcore (Misery Signals, Underoath).

    5. Orbs - Asleep next to Science (this would be 2. but technically this was written in 2009 and should been released then, didnt come out till 2010 and is in my 2009 best albums, but its so good i have to put it in).

    4. Atheist - Jupiter (come back of this year)

    3. Alcest - Écailles de Lune (biggest surprise of this year by far)

    2. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Option Paralysis

    1. The National - High Violet

    Biggest Disappointments:

    Rosetta - A Determinism of Morality

    Agalloch - Marrow of the Spirit (might surprise some people but whilst this is a great album it doesnt live up to their others, maybe i expected too much)

    Dark Tranquillity - We are the Void (huge disappointment, feels very watered down)

    After the Burial - In Dreams (wasted the potential they showed with rareform)

    Songs of the Year:

    Amia Venera Landscape - Empire (absolute monster of a track, must listen to it)

    The National - Afraid of Everyone (beautiful Melancholic song, anyone who likes Indie must listen)

    Dillinger Escape Plan - Widower (not the usual DEP track, beautiful song, shows DEP's softer and elegant side, highlight of an amazing album).

    Atheist - Faux King Christ (absolutely mindblowing technical track)

    Immolation - Majesty and Decay (title track to this is brutal)

    Agalloch - Black Lake Nidstang (by far the best song ive heard all year, quite a bit different from other Agalloch tracks, some parts are heartbreaking and contain some of the best acoustic work, build up and vocals Agalloch has ever done, i wouldnt be surprised if this song ended up on a best songs of the decade list).

    Most overhyped band/album:

    Periphery - There has been a lot of overhyped albums this year that didnt quite hit the mark for me but possibly the most hyped new debut album out this year was Periphery's self titled debut which was supposed to be a progressive metal monster. However whilst this album was good, this was not anywhere near as good as it was supposed to be. The best way to describe this album is a more melodic version of meshuggah and whilst Periphery are certaintly not a meshuggah clone and add some interesting stuff in the mix, the pure hype surrounding this album and its actual quality (my opinion ofc) makes this the most overrated album this year.

    Favourite Discovery this year: The National - This has definitely been my band of this year, probably the only new band ive been listening to on a constant. Thanks to my friend Craig aka Progmaster85 for getting me into them :P

    2011, what im looking forward to:

    The Decemberists (new album already out, its superb)

    Between the Buried and Me



    Suis La Lune

    Rage against the machine (u heard right, new album 2011 :O )

    Woods of Desolation

    Panopticon (has already leaked, gonna listen soon)


    Incantation (?)

    Dream Theater (?)

    Until next year....