Out in the UK now, the 50th Anniversary Special on Deep Purple from the publishers of Uncut. Nice to see that the Purps are finally getting one of these. Now let us make it sell like crazy, just so that they will know…


More nostalgia from Airfix

Posted: September 23, 2018 in General, Hobby

The Vintage Classics line from Airfix is a success, and here we have the Russian T34 tank in 1/76. Good to see the classic artwork again.

Visit the Airfix store here.

Kiss announce final bow

Posted: September 21, 2018 in Classic Rock, General

Kiss have announced that they are to tour the world one final time and they hope to go out in style. The band performed “Detroit Rock City” at America´s Got Talent and then announced the news. There has been rumours about this, but now it is official. And so the endless “Do they mean it this time?” debate will begin, and with good reason. Still, age is a crucial point here and they are getting up there. No matter how you look at this the pioneers of Hard Rock and Metal will disappear one by one and it is already happening. We are witnessing the end of an era here.

Visit the official site here.

Nice Isabel Vollmer cover

Posted: September 21, 2018 in Magazines, General

German edition of Playboy (issue) 10 2018, or 555 from the beginning. Actress Isabel Vollmer on the cover.

Busy days. Having some fun organizing the old (and new) collection in my new place. On the left: Deep Purple family stuff (Tour Programmes, rare magazines etc). On the right: Reserved for Babymetal only.

The Vinyls are finally handled correctly, easy access being all important (see earlier post). Seen here are fairly new Vinyls. The older stuff is getting organized as we speak (great fun to look them over again). The Soundtracks are finding their way to the TV room.

Speaking of which… Here is a nice little corner that I just put in place. On the wall: Rainbow live, signed by Ronnie James Dio (recently showcased on this blog). Signed Callisto (Xena villain) photograph by actress Hudson Leick. Framed Babymetal “Megitsune” poster from Tower Records (Shinjuku, Japan – has also been highlighted earlier on this blog). Yesterday, at about midnight, I blasted some Judas Priest and Babymetal at high volume (testing the new TV in the process) and went outside to check what the neighbours might hear. Pretty much nothing. Good to know. I also have a nice 1960s Exhibition going. Got to have some fun.

(Thank you Kalle for all your help)

Commando 5159-5162

Posted: September 20, 2018 in Comics

Commando 5159-5162 is out today in the UK. See categories for a good deal should you want to subscribe.

Looks like this blog is the first to report on this. In the last couple of days Babymetal has added every single song from four albums to their official YouTube account on the Playlist page. Meaning you can now listen to every track from “Babymetal”, “Live At Budokan – Red Night”, “Metal Resistance” and “Live At Wembley”. Here then, is the perfect opportunity to get into Babymetal. Just pick the album of your choice and crank it up.

You will find the albums here.