Author Archive: Thomas Kliem

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Beastwars – Beastwars

Beastwars – Beastwars

by / May 16, 2011 / No Comments

Childbirth. It can be brutal but the end result can be very rewarding. Beastwars open their self-titled debut with ‘Damn The Sky’ and an almost excruciatingly heavy riff that only signals the start of their intentions. Plundering depths not often seen in the current New Zealand music climate, Beastwars almost seem an antithesis for the [...]

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Animal Of The Week: Nils Olav

Animal Of The Week: Nils Olav

by / April 4, 2011 / 1 Comment

Nils Olav is this week’s Animal of the Week. But who, or what, is Nils Olav, you might be asking? To answer that, I should use his full title: Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav of the Norwegian King’s Guard. In 1961 the King’s Guard visited Edinburgh and a member visited the zoo and became fascinated with [...]

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Pokémon Black/White

by / March 28, 2011 / No Comments

Nerds rejoice! Another Pokémon game has been released! Pokémon Black/White is the latest game in Nintendo’s mammoth Pokémon franchise. This is the fifth generation of games and the second (and assumedly last) on the Nintendo DS platform after the Diamond/Pearl games and the Gold/Silver remakes. Again Nintendo haven’t changed the formula much and the same [...]

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