Yearly Archives: 2015


Under My Skin Podcast #72

Under My Skin Podcast #72 by Pyra Draculea on Mixcloud This week: Stryper claims to be bigger rebels than their fellow 80s rockers; Nikki Sixx needs attention; rumors now say the Guns N Roses reunion isn’t happening til 2017; Ronnie Wood’s gonna be a dad again, his grandkids looking forward to new baby uncle or […]

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Tattoo cover-up #1, phase 1

Originally published on my other blog, blahblahblah.pyradraculea.com So, I have 3 old, stupid pin up boy tattoos on my upper arms. I’ve told the story on Under My Skin a few times before; long story short: used to do a lot of fetish art, never thought I’d get sick of it or embarrassed by the […]


Mind of maQLu Radio – December 3, 2015

This is an aural stream of consciousness transmission, the soundtrack to your transmutation. Today’s magic word(s): Crossed Wires. Mind of maQLu Radio – December 3, 2015 by Maqlu on Mixcloud Playlist: Skold vs. KMFDM – Love Is Like (Skold vs. KMFDM, 2009) Reverend Horton Heat – Hello Mrs. Darkness (Space Heater, 1998) Leonard Cohen – […]

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Under My Skin Podcast #71

This week: Slash plays the national anthem with some band geeks; Richard Fortus gets along great with the guy who signs his paycheques; Kiss turn their own damn noise down with an acoustic set; the Pope releases a prog rock album, sorta; Compressorhead needs a robo-singer, T-Pain need not apply; David Lee Roth’s surprise reunion […]


Mind of maQLu Radio – November 26, 2015

This is an aural stream of consciousness transmission, the soundtrack to your transmutation. Today’s magic word(s): Fuck the SJWs. Mind of maQLu Radio – November 26, 2015 by Maqlu on Mixcloud Playlist: The Pursuit of Happiness – Consciousness Raising as a Social Tool (Love Junk, 1988) Pigface – I Hate You in Real Life Too […]

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Under My Skin Podcast #70

Under My Skin Podcast #70 by Pyra Draculea on Mixcloud This week, Dave Mustaine is looking to sell his house to “the right buyer” (real estate speak for “full price or f— off!”), 1969 Velvet Underground concerts get released, the Foo Fighters have a free EP that they didn’t even force you to download, Foreigner […]


OMG! Izzy Vinyl!

Originally published on my other blog, blahblahblah.pyradraculea.com Looky looky what just arrived from Amazon 10 minutes ago!     Limited edition vinyl rerelease of Izzy Stradlin’s 117° – #000079 to be exact.    Can’t help but notice that numbering system allows for up to 999999 copies in this limited edition, which is realistically way more than […]

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Mind of maQLu Radio – November 19, 2015

Mind of maQLu Radio – November 19, 2015 by Maqlu on Mixcloud Playlist: The Clash – Safe European Home (Give ‘Em Enough Rope, 1978) Pigface – Blow You Away [GTFAFM] (Easy Listening for Difficult Fuckheads, 2003) Megadeth – Peace Sells (Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?, 1986) Boyd Rice and Friends – Total War (Baptism By […]


Under My Skin Podcast #69

Lots of ranting about the Paris atrocities and media malpractise as the journalists insist this has nothing to do with Islam and the French edition of the Huffington Post even suggests climate change is to blame. Also: U2 decides Paris has suffered enough and cancels their show, Marilyn Manson isn’t so brave against non-Christian zealots, […]

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Under My Skin Podcast #68

Under My Skin Podcast #68 by Pyra Draculea on Mixcloud This week: the Rolling Stones are polishing up their walkers for some new tour dates in 2016; whatsisface from Linkin Park is no longer in the Stone Temple Pilots; Richard Fortus’ NYC condo is up for rent; and a special Guns N Roses Christmas t-shirt. […]

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Junkies.

Originally published on my other blog, blahblahblah.pyradraculea.com I like chocolate I don’t like tea I like the junkies And the junkies get fucking obsessed with me Goddamn. When I was in the music biz a few years back, I had a running joke with my best friend: any time a guy went out of his […]


Return to (Fake) Radio

Originally published on my other blog, blahblahblah.pyradraculea.com No inclination to go to bed at 1:40 in the morning, also no inclination to do intensive work like writing… realized I could just do next week’s episode of Mind of maQLu Radio. The old familiar… well, the NIN line would be “sting” but that ain’t it. Anyway, […]

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More rumblings

Originally published on my other blog, blahblahblah.pyradraculea.com Somewhere out of the Abyss the thought bubbled up into my head that the only way to heal certain old wounds is to rip them open again. Kinda like if a bone is broken and not reset correctly the surgeon must break it again and pin it back […]