Why Would You Stop Doing Something You Love?

As I wrote about in chapter five of my book, I have been a musician since I was 13 years old when my mom bought me my first guitar. I’ll never forget it. It was an Ibanez RG270 and it was fantastic. Since then, I learned how to play the bass guitar and drums, andContinue reading “Why Would You Stop Doing Something You Love?”

How I Fell in Love with Heavy Metal

Most people who know me, know that I’ve loved heavy metal music for a long time. For the people who don’t know me, a quick check on my website shows that I’ve been in several heavy metal bands, started my own hardcore/punk/metal music project called Truth Assassin, and attend numerous heavy metal concerts per year.Continue reading “How I Fell in Love with Heavy Metal”

I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release

On August 24th, both the eBook and presale paperback versions of my book, Get After It: Seven Inspirational Stories to Find Your Inner Strength When It Matters Most, hit Amazon. I’m extremely excited that this project is completed and out for the world to see, and hopefully enjoy! To help spread the word about the presale, I’mContinue reading “I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release”

Saying goodbye to Slayer, a huge influence in my life

When I was 14, just a hair shy of 15, I somehow convinced my parents to let me take a day off of school in early June to go to Ozzfest, a large heavy metal festival put on by Ozzy Osbourne, with a few seniors from my high school. While I remember much of thatContinue reading “Saying goodbye to Slayer, a huge influence in my life”

New Truth Assassin Album Coming Soon

Over the last few months, I have been working on a new Truth Assassin album, as a follow up to the EP (“The Scourge”) and single (“117 Stars”) I released in January and March, respectively. The new full-length album, entitled “In the Shadow of Tyranny,” will include nine new songs and the pre-released but remasteredContinue reading “New Truth Assassin Album Coming Soon”

117 Stars – The New Song I Wrote about Trump’s Abhorrent Visit to the CIA

On the second day of his presidency, Donald Trump visited the CIA. I was away in Richmond, wanting nothing to do with the chaos of an inauguration weekend in Washington, DC. As I read the news about his first and second day in office, I was horrified to hear what happened when he visited theContinue reading “117 Stars – The New Song I Wrote about Trump’s Abhorrent Visit to the CIA”