My email address: pellaz1 -at- comcast -dot- net.
Right-click here and download my 30-minute guest deejay appearance as the "Ultimate Sinner" on Sirius/XM satellite radio's channel Ozzy's Boneyard channel!
Right-click here and download my 47-minute guest deejay "Listener Domination" appearance on Sirius/XM satellite radio's Liquid Metal channel!
|Roadtrips up to Blue Hole Ocoee swimming hole at Ocoee Whitewater Center, near Ducktown, TN||Alternating weeks during the summer, usually on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; see link to the left for my schedule||The annual tradition dating back to c. 1994 continues, with roughly biweekly, two-day trips up to this most-excellent swimming hole in the Tennessee mountains. Fresh mountain water that's usually clear and reasonably warm, underwater tunnels you can swim through...it's a great place for a summertime escape. (But don't go on weekends, when TVA flows the river high for rafting and kayaking.)|
|Trips to Six Flags Over Georgia and Whitewater Park||Throughout 2017, in-season (March-December)||
I have a Combo Gold season pass for all Six Flags parks, as well as free parking and a season dining pass, so this is a good
way to have some fun, get out of the house and get some exercise, and get wet during the long, hot summer!
If you're interested in coming along or meeting up, whether on your own pass or as a guest of mine (there are some freebie days and discounts available), contact me!
|Dragon*Con 2017, downtown Atlanta||Labor Day Weekend, 2017||31 years of DragonCon, and I've been there from before the very beginning. I'll be staying at the Sheraton with its glorious pool.|
|ProgPower USA XVIII, Center Stage Atlanta||September 2017||Following immediately after DragonCon again this year, this is the best indoor metal fest in the U.S. I've attended every one so far, and have sponsored bands' appearances at ProgPower since ProgPower USA III.|
|Cruise to the Western Caribbean||October, 2017||Less than $100/day including all fees and taxes and on Carnival's newest ship! Can't wait! Should be awesome!|
|Fourth annual trip to Atlantis, Paradise Island Bahamas (staying at nearby Comfort Suites)||mid-November, 2017||
The hotel room -- a suite -- is actually paid for two guests (and up to two more at $40 each), so if you're
interested in meeting up there and staying in the room, contact me for the exact dates via email or Facebook.
The airfare is by far the biggest expense here, but if you can find a cheap option (maybe Southwest) or cash in
miles or points....
Guests at the Comfort Suites enjoy full access to all of Atlantis and its Aquaventure Water Park; the only exceptions are the Cove and Reef Towers' luxury facilities, the Mandala Spa, and Dolphin Cay.
|70,000 Tons of Metal cruise 2018, aboard Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas||Early February, 2018||
After four years of watching, waiting and wishing, I went on this cruise in Jan. 2015....and it was pretty awesome so
I went again in 2016 and 2017, and now I'm going again!
60 bands, 4 stages, 5 days and 4 nights with a stop at one of my favorite ports in the world, Grand Turk, on one of the larger cruise ships afloat. It's expensive -- compared to a "regular" cruise, anyway -- but it's a lot of fun!
|Updated||Past happenings, news, and updated pages|
|August 8, 2017||
Blue Hole Ocoee page updated to reflect cancellation of current trip.
Added pics from all visits through July 26th!
The page now has an easier, dedicated URL: www.blueholeocoee.com !
All pics and vids from all years are now indexed here!
A direct index to all of my annual "diaries" or recaps is located here!
|August 14, 2017||Reading list updated!|
|August 12, 2017||WREK 91.1 FM WREKage radio broadcast playlists updated. !|
|February 10, 2017||70,000 Tons of Metal Photo Albums posted:
|November 17, 2016||Pics posted from snuba excursion during trip to the Bahamas, Nov. 14th 2016|
|November 17, 2016||I took two videos during the snuba excursion I took during my trip to the Bahamas: here's Part 1 and Part 2.|
|October 18, 2016||Pics posted from cruise on Carnival Conquest, Oct 9th-15th|
|September 25, 2016||Pics posted from SlaughterQue 2016 at the Masquerade|
|Feb. 11th, 2016||70,000 Tons of Metal cruise pics posted!
They're on my Facebook profile, public, in three parts. Enjoy!
|November 26th, 2015|| I hosted Listener Domination on Sirius XM satellite radio's Liquid Metal channel, 5 songs of my choosing, and I chose some long ones!
Here is an edited video I took of the segment, and you can right-click and download here for the mp3 sent to me by Sirius XM of my appearance.
It's about 47 minutes long and includes songs from Dimmu Borgir, Keep of Kalessin, Fear Factory, Opeth, and an epic 16-minute instrumental masterpiece from the band Equilibrium. :)
|November 17th, 2015||Pics from 11/2015 Bahamas trip posted!.
Snuba video is posted here.
|April 28th, 2015||I just received a "true" mp3 copy of my appearance on Sirius/XM satellite radio from the people at Ozzy's Boneyard. Here it is! (Right-click, download and play.)|
|April 2nd, 2015||I was featured as a guest deejay (the "Ultimate Sinner") on Sirius XM satellite radio's channel 38, Ozzy's Boneyard,
after sending in 5 of my fave songs and being selected as the winner. :)
I recorded an edited video of the first airing (of three total) and it is posted on YouTube here.
Right-click here and download the official mp3 from Sirius/XM.
The five bands were Billy Thorpe, Rush, Blue Oyster Cult, Queensryche and Iron Maiden.
|February 3rd, 2015||Photos from 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise added. Click here for a two-page format, or click here for a single-page format.|
|November 18th, 2014|| Videos from my trip to Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas are now posted in
this playlist on YouTube!
|November 14th, 2014|| Part 2 of my pics from Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas is now posted
|November 13th, 2014|| Part 1 of my pics from Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas is now posted
|October 20th, 2014||Pics uploaded from Oct. 2014 cruise aboard Carnival Freedom!|
|September 22, 2014||CD list updated!|
|September 22, 2014||DVD and Blu-Ray list updated!|
|November 11th, 2013||
R.I.P. Squeakers the Cat, c. 2006-2013. I will always miss you, and so will your brother.
|October 22nd, 2013||Pics uploaded from recent cruise aboard Carnival Victory!|
|October 26th, 2012||
Pics from our 7-day cruise on Carnival Liberty are now posted
here (phone camera),
here and here. The last two galleries were taken with my Pentax Optio W30 underwater digital camera.
Videos are in this playlist.
I posted my review of the cruise (in stages) in this thread on CruiseCritic.com.
|December 13th, 2011||SeismicRadio page updated, sadly for the last time. The Realserver is now out of action forever, so this is the end of SeismicRadio as we've known it.|
|April 26th, 2011||Autobiographical info updated!|
|November 5th, 2010||Pics from my first-ever cruise, aboard Royal Caribbean International's Majesty of the Seas from October 25-29, are now posted on my Facebook profile. Click here!|
At the old WREK-FM studios, deejaying at WREKage
Mickey Mouse, Mike Miller of Godhead and me :)
At ProgPower USA III in Atlanta, with Devin Townsend, who I co-sponsored for the event
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