Emerging from the cookie coma

Oh goodness is it really Monday morning? That must mean it's time to put an end to Gorgefest '09 (aka Christmas feast).

I stuffed my face on meats and sweets (but not sweetmeats), and took a much-needed hiatus from work and the blog.

But now I'm back in business (and ain't it grand). Where were we?

Well, in case you haven't been around for the past few days, you missed this article about Stout, one of Baltimore's hardest-rocking, longest-running hard-core bands ...

Stout formed in the mid-'90s, making them about 15 years old. That's ages and ages in band years. I talked to lead singer Thaddeus "Tad" Stamps, who told me the band got the name Stout because they used to drink a ton of Guinness. Niiiiiiiice.

Stout is signed to a British record label, and plans to tour Japan next year. 

"We just want to keep playing music and enjoying life," Stamps said.

Rock on, Stout. Rock on.

(Photo courtesy of the band)

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