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Sebastyne

A rock fan. A thinker. A psychic empath and a channel, a Tarot reader. The lover of men, kings, and gods. An eternal romance analyser. A polyandrist. A romantic pervert. (A psycho-spiritual life coach.)

Extreme (Nuno Bettencourt) – South Park Festival Tampere, FIN, 5th June 2015

Nuno Bettencourt, Gary Cherone, Pat Badger and Kevin Figueiredo

The last time I saw Extreme play was on November 18th, 1992 in Helsinki, Finland. A stadium show with the original line-up of Nuno Bettencourt, Gary Cherone, Pat Badger and Paul Geary, who was now replaced by Kevin “K-Fig” Figueiredo. It was the first major rock concert I ever went to, and I had no […]

Praising Paul Geary, the silent noise of insane drums

When he was still in the band, nobody noticed him. I didn’t notice him. Some great drummers who understood what drums were about noticed and pointed him out, but as the drummer is the guy who hangs out with musicians, he went virtually unnoticed. He was sitting behind a basic drum kit, wore his hair […]

Rolling Stone covers Extreme (Nuno Bettencourt) with bombastic writing

I Cannot Deal. I simply cannot deal. Who HIRED this guy?! Who ever hired him should be fired! I fucking looove Extreme, Nuno Bettencourt in particular, as everyone who has ever known me is well aware of (and if you aren’t aware of it, you’re no real friend) and here I was thinking to myself, […]

Dreams of Nuno Bettencourt and Steven Tyler coming true

Adding Joe Perry and Johnny Depp into the mix would not be bad.

About a year ago, I wanted Nuno Bettencourt to stop touring with Rihanna. (Nothing against the girl, just that I missed my rock dude Nuno.) Then, I wanted Nuno to join forces with Aerosmith. OK. 2/3 of the way there. I’ve got Steven Tyler in, but I’m still to hear a good mashup between Extreme […]

Embarrassing confessions about my rock fandom

I am a bit of a snob when it comes to my rock n’ roll. As soon as I hear something I don’t like, I turn my nose up at the entire band. (Then again, I did forgive Aerosmith for Angel and Lightning Strikes, and Extreme for… Ehrm… The entire III Sides… *cough*) I am […]

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I said

1 of the downsides of being talented is that most people would rather pull out their fingernails than encourage you.

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