Dear Ugly

Got your letter in today; it came in and I shut down.

Pick up, unfold… before dropping ever so gently to the ground.

I must say, I was the most surprised to hear from you.

1a

It’s been a rough decade.

The front line is everywhere.

Bearded lady’s and dwarf strong men once again roam free in the sunlight. I might have spotted a mermaid or two as well… in my travels. One can never be too sure, you know?

3a

Almost time to make some tracks, and I guess we should be thankful for what time is left, right?

2a

But just before I go, here’s something just for you. Remember, it’s all about your time and your life. It’s not really about me anymore.

 

Rock on ugly!

-Blabpipe

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Nirvana

…the mac daddy of grunge.

 

Seriously, who doesn’t like that song? I remember when it hit, and it was everywhere.

 

 

Rock on Kurt! You were awesome!

-Blabpipe

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Chevelle

…another really cool, somewhat underground band that still releases some awesome, very rocking songs. Here’s my fav:

Jars

 

Been following these guys for a while, and they have a lot of awesome melodic songs.

I Get It

 

As you can tell, Blabpipe rolls with the heavy melodic rock. One last vid, a bit more recent:

Face To The Floor

 

-Blabpipe

 

 

Rock on people!

Don’t forget to check Blabpipe out on Spotify!

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Puddle Of Mudd

Another really cool band that loves to rock out. Hard to pick a favorite, but this one is awesome…

Spin You Around

 

Another classic… (13 yrs ago, sheesh – came out in 2001)

Blurry

 

And just a few more (can you tell I dig em?):

Stoned

 

Famous

 

 

Alright, the list goes on and on – but this is enough for now.

Rock on POM!

-Blabpipe

 

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Seether

- Words as Weapons :

 

I think this is their best song yet. The lyrics are good and it has a solid melody – which makes it worthwhile.

 

“Words As Weapons”

All I really want is something beautiful to sayKeep me locked up in your broken mind
I keep searching, never been able
To find a light behind your dead eyes
Not anything at allYou keep living in your own lie
Ever deceitful and ever unfaithful
Keep me guessing, keep me terrified
Take everything from my world

Say, “Can you help me?” right before the fall
Take what you can and leave me to the wolves

Keep me dumb, keep me paralyzed
Why try swimming? I’m drowning in fable
You’re not that saint that you externalize
You’re not anything at all

(All I really want is something beautiful to say)

It’s all so playful when you demonize
To spit out the hateful, you’re willing and able
Your words are weapons of the terrified
You’re nothing in my world

Say, “Can you help me?” right before the fall
Take what you can and leave me to the wolves

All I really want is something beautiful to say
Keep me guessing, keep me terrified
All I really want is something beautiful to say
You keep living in your own lie

All I really want is something beautiful to say
To never fade away
I wanna live forever

All I really want is something beautiful to say
To never fade away
I wanna live forever

You keep living in your own lie
Keep me guessing, keep me terrified

All I really want is something beautiful to say

Say, “Can you help me?” right before the fall?
Take what you can and leave me to the wolves

All I really want is something beautiful to say
Words are weapons of the terrified
All I really want is something beautiful to say
Keep me guessing, keep me terrified

All I really want is something beautiful to say
To never fade away
I wanna live forever

All I really want is something beautiful to say
To never fade away
I wanna live forever

 

Rock on Seether!

-Blabpipe

 

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Voyeur

…and why it’s fun to rock out.

 

The chess theme is no accident. I used to play tournament chess. Yep, I’m a chess geek – or at least I used to be one. That chess board was from an old friend.. and I thought the shots were pretty cool. Voyeur is from our debut album – Blabpipe.

 

BP CD 1

 

Been a while since I just sat back and checked out some of the earlier (nice way of saying older) Blabpipe videos. Voyeur was an earlier (there it is again) song, from the early rock years and it was a fun video to craft.

 

ghost

 

So far, we’ve done all of our own music/videos/art; wonder how many bands can say the same? I’d be willing to bet that at this point, record labels won’t allow pop artists to do anything on their own albums (especially where the music is concerned). You can tell because the credits for the songs (who wrote them) always names some unknown person.

 

 

Ah well, it is what it is.

 

RightNowStill

 

 

Rock  on!

-Blabpipe

 

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Big Mamou Rocks

… I actually found a real catfish poboy in New England! What are the odds?

Streetcar

 

In Springfield, MA (of all places) just off the interstate, there’s a great New Orleans style restaurant called Chef Wayne’s Big Mamou. Awesome food, and I must say that I’m now a bit homesick after listening to some cool New Orleans jazz/blues while eating my catfish poboy.

‘Yep, the secret’s out; apparently the guitarist/singer for Blabpipe is originally from the south, but now rocking out in the north.’

Anyway, the food at this place was so great – I felt the need to share.

 

Streetcar2

 

Also, it’s funny that the auto-correct keeps trying to change the word ‘poboy‘. Wonder if that happens in the south? Lot’s more artwork inside the place, but I was only able to snap a few shots from outside. Next time.

Now back to some music:

 

 

Rock it!

-Blabpipe

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