The Grim-Moir's Dentro De Jenn

July 29, 2022


My music playing journey has been interesting, to say the least. Ken has tried for years and years to get me attached to an instrument and we have had many failed attempts. The first (yes, there are several) instrument he bought for me was an acou…

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Taking the Sevared Blog a littler farther, I asked Barrett’s Father, Barrett, to give us a little more insight about the wizard behind the Sevared Records label… Thank you for agreeing to a written chat. We always hear remarkable stori…

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July 22, 2022


I have mentioned Barrett (Sevared Records) a couple times throughout my writings; he is part of the journey so here goes nothin’… Aside from Kris Piper (Popper), Barrett was one of the first dudes I met ‘in the scene’. I …

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July 15, 2022

Comfortably Me

Regret in this context is realizing that I have done something I wish I had not and (maybe) having the insight to not do it again. Growth. Growth hurts sometimes. I am going to make myself vulnerable and share my biggest regret (to date, I am sure t…

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July 8, 2022


We met Ross Dolan at a Record Archive Metal Meltdown event a few years ago (pre-covid). For those not local to Western NY, The Record Archive is a great local record store that serves up a vast variety of craft brews in their backroom lounge. Meta…

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July 1, 2022

Grim Growing Pains

Some of you may remember when we announced (May 9, 2021, to be exact) that we were branching out and adding a record label to the Grim Dystopian brand. Here we sit, still no releases, but that is not because we did not try! It is extremely difficu…

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We were about two years into the podcast when Juan started planting the seed for Ken to join the band as the bassist. Ken had very recently made the change from guitar to bass in the hopes of rekindling his music playing passion, so the idea of swit…

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June 17, 2022


Strap in for one of the most entertaining rollercoaster rides you will ever be on…The Sulaco! These guys restored my faith in humanity; fun loving, easy going, hilarious, and completely genuine. All traits and characteristics that translate a…

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June 10, 2022


So, we have established a general format for a podcast. What the hell do we name it? What does our logo look like? What the hell are we even doing? Early on we decided we are doing the show more for us than for you – I mean no offense by that…

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June 8, 2022

Her Grim Beginning

I will take you back to the very, VERY beginning of my heavy metal journey that ultimately led to my love of metal and the creation of Grim Dystopian. When Ken and I started dating in October 2004, I innocently asked what kind of music he listens to…

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