I, like many people remain disgusted, angry, and saddened in the aftermath of events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia this past Saturday that resulted in the death of 32yr old Heather Heyer who stood up for what she believed in and joined in to protest the Nazi party who decided to have themselves a rally … More Coping with Current Events
Since I recently decided to change the direction of my blog I figured it’s only appropriate to explain just what it’s going to focus on. What’s in a Name? Obviously, the most apparent change is the blog’s name, going from “Far Beyond Derby” to “Heavy Metal Therapy”. The concept of “Far…” was sharing my love … More Blog Update!!!
With the first half of 2017 in the books I figured I’d share my 10 favorite Metal albums that have been released so far this year. I’m not going to hype this up so lets just get to the headbanging delights that I’ve enjoyed listening to the past 6 months! Code Orange – “Forever” Hardcore … More My 10 Favorite Metal Albums of 2017 (So Far)
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to sit down and write anything. There’s been a lot going on so there’s no shortage of material to discuss. I figured it would be easier if I broke it down by the 3 topics on the site. THE METAL: This past weekend I went to watch … More Metal, Derby, & Injuries (Oh My!)
In light of Fear Factory announcing that they’ll be playing their record “Demanufacture” in its entirety when they go on tour with Soilwork this year (I’ll be seeing them in April) I’d like to share the custom playlist of their songs that I rock out to while putting in the work at the gym. This is only a … More Superset Playlist: Fear Factory
On August 8-9th 2015 I participated in the 4th annual Mohawk Vally Cup in Rome, NY, hosted by the Utica Quadfathers. I can’t emphasize enough how much fun I have playing in it and always seemed to find a away to participate in it every year even though my league wasn’t involved. In 2012-2013 I played … More Concussion City: Part 1
Textures has been around since 2001 and their sound has progressed nicely as they continue to release one solid album after another, and their latest album “Phenotype” is no exception. I’ve been listening to album non-stop this week and my love for it grows with each play through. One of the key tracks on the album that … More Song of the Week: Textures – “New Horizons”