So I'm Valedictorian...

I was elected valedictorian. SWEET.

Basically, I was wondering what you guys thought about your valedictorian (if you have had one yet) and what you like to see in such a speech.



My band's album just came out :D

Progressive metal; if you're into bands like Porcupine Tree, Opeth, Katatonia, Agalloch, Between the Buried and Me, etc., then you may enjoy us. The album is eight songs totalling about an hour of music.

Any support is appreciated.

Thanks for listening :)


My band's song is coming to Rock Band in 3 days!! Chart video!

Yeah, my band Gatling's song "Absolute" is coming to the Rock Band Network! The song will be available through the marketplace in 3 days, and officially published to the in-game store on Thursday, 3/1. I'm so stoked!! If any of you have the game, check it out. Even if you don't have the game, check out the chart via the link above!

What do you guys think?

And that's my blog post.

P.S. If you could give us a like on Facebook I'd really appreciate it!


Do you still play PS2, XBOX, or Gamecube games?

I play my PS2 games on my PS3 all the time, but I'm wondering if any of you guys do the same. It's also great that you can PS2 games for dirt cheap now at Gamestop/EB Games... I just got Red Faction II for $4.99!! 
So anyway, going back to my original question: do you guys still play PS2, XBOX, or Gamecube games, or have you "moved on" from that generation?


Your Ideal Guitar Hero & Rock Band Setlist?

I made this a while ago, and just updated it a bit. I think this setlist has a great balance of old ad new, and of various genres. This is my ideal Guitar Hero setlist. Post yours, and comment on mine!

Tier One

Live And Let Die - Wings

So Lonely - The Police

Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash

What I Got - Sublime

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

The Man Who Sold The World - Nirvana

Just Tonight - Jimmy Eat World

Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes

One Of These Nights - The Eagles 

Tier Two

We Are All On Drugs - Weezer

Shock Me - Kiss

Walking Contradiction - Green Day

Ashes to Ashes - Faith No More

Light My Fire - The Doors

Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Up Around The - Creedence Clearwater Revival

She's The Blade - Sugarcult

The Longest Line - NOFX

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones 

Tier Three

Nightrain - Guns N' Roses

Centerfold - The J. Geils Band

Wild Thing - X

Fast And Loose - Motorhead

River Below - Billy Talent

Wish - Nine Inch Nails

American Death - Senses Fail

Know Your Enemy - Rage Against The Machine

Takin' Care Of Business - Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Automatic - Lagwagon 

Tier Four

Black Dog - Led Zeppelin  

New World Man - Rush

Plug In Baby - Muse

Substitution - Silversun Pickups

No One Like You - Scorpions

Time To Go - Dropkick Murphys

Beyond The Realms Of Death - Judas Preist

The Hell Song - Sum 41

Layla - Derek and the Dominoes

Animal - Peral Jam

Tier Five

Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top

Redeemed - Blue Oyster Cult

She's Famous Now - Reel Big Fish

Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley

All That's Left - Thrice

All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix

A Speculative Fiction - Propaghandi

Again - Alice In Chains

Refusal - Strike Anywhere

Outshined - Soundgarden 

Tier Six

Dirty Love - Frank Zappa

Floods - Pantera

Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath

Like The Angel - Rise Against

Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

Rock Bottom - UFO

Psycho - System Of A Down

Paranoid Android - Radiohead

Serenity Painted Death - Opeth

Bleeding Mascara - Atreyu 

Tier Seven

End Of The World - The Living End

Suburban Me - In Flames

Superterrorizer - Black Label Society

Honey Bee - Stevie Ray Vaughn

Under A Glass Moon - Dream Theater

Child In Time - Deep Purple

Crystal Skull - Mastodon

Solitude - Authority Zero

8th Commandment - Sonata Arctica

Now I Lay Thee Down - Machine Head 

Tier Eight

Kirisute Gomen - Trivium

Selkies: The Endless Obsession - Between the Buried and Me

Outworld - Outworld

Sea Of Lies - Symphony X

Blindfolds Aside - Protest The Hero

Machine Gunn Eddie - Nitro

Among The Living - Anthrax

Head Crusher - Megadeth

Damage, Inc. - Metallica

Angel Of Death - Slayer


Bonus Songs

Wonderboy - Tenacious D

Parlez-vous Freezepop? - Freezepop

Mexico - That Handsome Devil

Common People - William Shatner

Dark Horse - Converge

No One Needs To Know - Ozma

Murmaider - Dethklok

Buy American Machines - Emanuel

Goodbye Sober Day - Mr. Bungle

The Face Of My Innocence - Arsis

Slaves Shall Serve - Behemoth

Nottingham Lace - Buckethead

Nihilanth - Gatling

Technical Difficulties - Racer X

Dark Matter - Rusty Cooley


The Blog of a Sick Kid

Well, I'm sick today and I was yesterday too. I played Modern Warfare 2 with my brother for a while yesterday. I'm starting to like it more (although TF2 is still the best online first-person shooter game). Also, I really want it to be tomorrow... am I the only one who wants to know what happens on Survivor? This has been the best season in a while for me. Here are my predictions:
6th: Brett
5th: Shambo
4th: Jaison
3rd: Mick
2nd: Natalie
1st: Russell
I think Foa Foa will stick together... well I hope so anyway. Brett is just boring, although he apparently has been playing an amazing social game. Dhambo is simply the last Galu, and while she won't get any jury votes, I think Foa Foa will stick together because that will look better to the jury. Then I think Jaison will taken out because the other three will see him as the biggest threat (aside from Russell, but he'll somehow avoid elimination). I don't really know what else to say here... I'll start using this blog more often from now on I guess.

Well I have to go to the bathroom.

Games I Want (Recommend Me Some Too!)

Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3 or 360)
Left 4 Dead 2 (360)
Red Faction: Guerrila (PS3 or 360)
Beatles Rock Band  (360)
Katamari Forever (PS3)
Killzone 2 (PS3)
Brutal Legend (360)
Guitar Hero: Van Halen (360)
Good list? Any other recommendations? I own a Wii, XBOX360, and PS3.