Hardwired… to Heal!

img_0964It’s funny how a new album can make you feel one hundred percent fan again. Metallica’s Hardwired… to Self-Destruct has been on constant play since release and has had me going through their back-catalogue as well.

It’s come at the right time too. Feeling pretty sorry for myself after having a kidney stone removed at the beginning of the week. The pain of the stone has been somewhat eclipsed by the discomfort¬†of the procedure. The temptation, between bouts of sleep, has been to listen to something calm, if not maudlin and melancholy. But, I’ve gone with the aggression of my favourite band to give me enough energy to get through it.

The healing power of music and all that…