Tales From The Jugular - Charity Bits and Pieces
Residents in the United States are still taking help for Hurricane Katrina and bands are
still helping out. Here's a great power/industrial band that until further notice, is
giving all proceeds from the sales of their CD "bLEEd" on CD Baby and iTunes to
the Red Cross' Disaster Relef Fund. Their lead singer ROCKS her ass off, so get ya an
awesome CD and help some people out.
Tell them Maximum Metal sent you and spread the faith.
For all you long-hairs, here's a note from our Dutch staffer Edwin van Hoof:
Being a journalist / photographer, and above all--a rocker, sometimes you receive odd
requests. This one struck me when my wife pointed it out to me after having read an
internet log from a little girl that was so full of joy about locks of love. But visiting
the website, I really thought instantly that this is an organisation we as rockers can
relate to and can contribute to.
This organisation is helped with that one thing that makes us stand out in society: OUR
HAIR! Locks of Love (www.locksoflove.org) is a not-for-profit organization that provides
hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under the age of 18 with medical hair
loss (kids that are undergoing chemo and treatment). These custom-fitted hair prosthetics
are provided free of charge or on a sliding scale to children whose families meet the
Locks of Love Board of Directors guidelines.
Donated hair is evaluated for its usefulness according to the following guidelines:
1. The donated hair must be at least 10 inches (preferably 12") in
2. It must be bundled in a pony tail or braid
3. It must be free of hair damaged by chemical processing
4. The hair must be clean and dry, placed in a plastic bag, and mailed
in a padded envelope to:
Locks of Love
2925 10th Avenue N., Suite 102
Lake Worth, FL 33461
Monetary donations to Locks of Love are tax deductible as well!
So, if you want to chop it all off like James Hetfield or Chris Cornell once did, send it
off to a good cause!
I got a kick of of this news report. If this ain't a stereotype come true, I don't know
what is. The names have been blanked to protect the innocent/guilty/stoned:
ROGERSVILLE, TN - When Rogersville police arrived at
________'s apartment Tuesday afternoon, officers say the air inside was filled with
marijuana smoke and the rock group AC/DC's song "Highway to Hell" was blaring on
his stereo. An RPD Officer knocked on ________'s door and asked him to turn his music
down. "He turned it down a little," the officer told the Times-News Thursday.
"Not much. Not enough to matter." ________ was "beyond stoned," the
officer said. After a brief tussle _______ was taken into custody and police allegedly
found four ounces of marijuana in the apartment along with two marijuana plants growing
under special lights in a closet.
Insert your favorite white trash name in the blanks for full effect.
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