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Internet Radio Show: The Rock Labyrinth

So I haven't posted in months or years because I never remember this is here and a useful method of disseminating information. So here's the information for you.

Every Monday night at 9pm eastern time, I am hosting a radio show called The Rock Labyrinth. It's 40+ years of prog, metal and alternative with a dose or two of rock thrown in for good measure.

What do I play? Judas Priest, Metallica, Rush, Dream Theater, Evanescence, Spock's Beard, Led Zeppelin, Bauhaus, The Psychedelic Furs, Iron Maiden, Shinedown, Love & Rockets, The Cure, Yes, Adelitas Way, Porcupine Tree, Siouxsie & The Banshees and many more bands than I can name here.

Tonight (February 25), like the last Monday of every month, is Theme Night. I play 3 hours of music where every song is tied together by one common theme. Tonight, I'll also be playing three separate themes within the main theme. You can win valuable prizes (like signed copies of my novels).

So if you wanna check the show out, come to www.shmusicmedia.com at 9pm and give a listen!


Peace,
Gary . . .
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Rock Labyrinth ... The Internet Radio Show

Hi all!

It's been too long since I've written anything here, namely because I completely forgot about LJ while I've been on Facebook. I hope everybody's doing all right after Sandy. I'm writing this as a reminder of my internet radio show, The Rock Labyrinth. It's on every Monday night at 9pm over at www.shmusicmedia.com. I'm playing the best prog, metal (old and new), punk and alternative/new wave, from Judas Priest to Disturbed, from Love & Rockets to Depeche Mode, from Bad Religion to The Misfits, from Big Big Train to Dream Theater and tons of other stuff, both old and new. There's also a few segments, like cover tunes, birthday salutes, the Vault (old songs from 35+ years ago) and Tunes From Beyond the Tomb (horror-themed songs) So if you're in the mood for some great tunes, head on over and check it out.

Another new segment's that starting this Monday, November 5th, is the Monday Night Wars, where each week I'll be pitting song against song in each genre and you, the listener, gets to vote on a weekly winner. That song will be played into the rotation and the band will get more airplay. The last Monday of the month will be the big match between the previous week's winners. What do you win? Music that you love played more often! I'll be giving out more details Monday night, so tune in to learn how the Wars are gonna work.

Hope to see ya there!


Peace,
Gary . . ..
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Rock Labyrinth ... The Internet Radio Show

Do you like classic heavy metal? Nu Metal? Prog? Punk? British new wave? Goth? Post-Goth? Then you'll be wanting to go to http://www.shmusicmedia.com on Monday night August 20th at 9pm to check out my new radio show, Rock Labyrinth. 3 hours of hard rock goodness featuring bands like Judas Priest, Depeche Mode, Alter Bridge, Metallica, Bauhaus, The Cure, Iron Maiden, Love & Rockets, The Misfits, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Queen, Rush, Spock's Beard, AC/DC, Dream Theater and so many more bands that I couldn't fit them all in. Just come by and check it out. You won't be disappointed. And if you are, I'll refund all the money you paid. Time, however, is a non-refundable commodity.

For the blog: http://www.therocklabyrinth.blogspot.com

Email Contact for comments and requests: rocklabyrinth@gmail.com

Hope to see ya all there!


Gary . . .
(and Mikey the Minotaur!)
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Hazard Yet Forward Anthology

I am proud to announce that my short story, Stay Here (originally printed in the GSHW anthology Dark Notes From New Jersey), has been reprinted in this awesome anthology. Here's the press release:

Seventy-six writers connected to the Seton Hill University Writing Popular Fiction program have created a multi-genre charity anthology entitled Hazard Yet Forward. All proceeds from this project will benefit Donna Munro, a 2004 graduate of the program. Munro, a teacher living in St. Louis, Missouri, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. An active member of the SHU WPF alumni committee, Munro helps organize the school’s annual writing conference, the In Your Write Mind Workshop.

To aid Munro and her family, faculty members, alumni, students and friends of the Writing Popular Fiction program quickly responded to compile this massive anthology. The book features flash fiction, short stories and even a full-length novella. In total, there are 75 works from various genres, which makes this anthology one that features something for everyone.

Genres represented in the book range from horror to romance to mystery – and everything in between. Some of the notable writers in the anthology are World Fantasy Award winner Nalo Hopkinson, Bram Stoker winners Michael A. Arnzen and Michael Knost, Bram Stoker nominee Lawrence C. Connolly, ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young Adults winner Jessica Warman, Rita finalist Dana Marton, Spur winner Meg Mims, Asimov’s Readers’ Award winner Timons Esaias and WV Arts and Humanities literary fellowships winner Geoffrey Cameron Fuller.

About Hazard Yet Forward, co-compiler Matt Duvall says, “It’s an unprecedented collection of stories from every genre imaginable.” This large volume is an electronic book for the popular Kindle platform and is available for purchase through Amazon starting August 7. It’s also reasonably priced. The book will be on sale for $9.99.

More information about the anthology can be found at http://hazardyetforward.wordpress.com. To learn about the unique and exciting Writing Popular Fiction program, please visit http://www.setonhill.edu/academics/fiction/. To buy the anthology, go here: http://www.amazon.com/Hazard-Yet-Forwar ... et+forward


Peace,
Gary . . .
Underdog

Jack Ketchum Speaks at the Garden State Horror Writers Meeting

Hi all,

If you live around the East Brunswick, NJ area or feel like taking a ride this Saturday (the 12th), the one and only Jack Ketchum will be speaking at the Garden State Horror Writers meeting at the East Brunswick Public Library. More info is here: http://www.gshw.net/

Jack's site: http://jackketchum.net/


Peace,
Gary . . .
Underdog

WEvery day I write the book(s)

Just some writing news while I'm waiting around for whatever to occur.

So, the series...Book One, Fallen Angel, is complete and with my agent. Book Two, Man of Miracles is slowly being written. That would be very slowly, as in I'm on page 93. There were cuts and pastes and more cuts and what-the-hell-was-I-thinking cuts (you know how that goes!). So I got rid of all the C&Ps and now it's pure and flowing organically. Just to remind y'all: Cosmic Gods are trying to come back to this realm and it's up to Dylan Carver and his friends to keep this from happening, while followers are trying to kill them. Unfortunately, one god has already gotten through and taken Dream, one of Dylan's friends, as his consort.

If that's not enough to keep me busy, I started another series (at least I hope it will be!). This one is based on my trip to China last year. I've created a city of nine rings based on architectural styles we saw as we traveled around Beijing, Nanjing, Huai'an, and Guangzhou. The time frame is based on ancient Chinese history, circa 1200-1400 AD. The main character, Henry, is a descendant of foreigners who came to the City years ago (they're called no-breeds by the citizens of the City), who is a very amateur detective who stumbles upon the (dead) body of a well dressed woman who is obviously from one of the more affluent rings. Her ghost demands he save her, but when he tries to, he's arrested for her murder. Intrigue, mystery, and cricket fighting ensues.

I've got numerous ideas for more stories set in the City, so once this ball gets rolling, look out!

And that's about it for me for now. Stay tuned!


Peace, alla y'all!
Gary . . .