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  • FEBRUARY 28, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 28, 2005

    hello all – hope you’ve had a good weekend! i’ve had a pretty cool weekend…it started off watching an awesome movie about Ray Charles 你們有沒有看過這個電影﹕Ray – 如果沒有呢﹐ 你們一定有看﹗﹗﹗ 是關於一個音樂的legend叫Ray Charles. 這部電影有說他的歷史。。。非常非常感動。。。你們有記得他是一個黑人在美國的四十至六十年代長大。。。非常有種族歧視。。。他還是盲的。。。一個人怎麼可以有那麼多困難﹗﹗還有別的困難- 可是我想自己去看這部電影才知道…then i spent the freezing cold weekend with my girlfriend walking around this fine town of ours – and guess what i located!!?!?!?!? i guess this will only get you excited if you know what it is – on our recent Southeast Asian tour we ALL fell in love with Malaysian tea (馬來西亞的拉茶。。。非常好喝﹗﹗﹗)called Tea Tarik…and on saturday I found a Malaysian restaurant in Wan Chai that has it!!! AND ITS SOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD!!! i’m telling you dude – if you’ve never had Tea Tarik before – then you HAVE to try it out…so good…in chinese its called “lai cha” – the pulled type…also – on saturday morning a loyal reader of our website from Canada reminded me about what used to be his favorite about our website – news about HK. he told me that he missed all of this because he lives away from here and could count on our site to get some HK news information…OKAY – to him and to everyone ELSE that misses that type of info on our site here’s my terrible excuse…my excuse is, since i’ve been working in a school and teaching guitar outside of school – i barely have time during the day to watch the news OR to read a newspaper. this is a TERRIBLE excuse because everyone SHOULD find time to find out whats going on. i could read online – but SCMP.com charges you money to view their online newspaper which is SO stupid!!! anyway…i’m really sorry – and there are days where i feel so disconnected with Hong Kong too because i just don’t know whats going on outside my job and my band…okay okay – some big stuff that happened last week – the BIGGEST news is that research was completed by a local university that found out that the ACTUAL cost to the Hong Kong government from smoking is 5 billion Hong Kong dollars a year!!! CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT!!! that is how much of an impact smoking has on HK!!! this new research was conducted quite thoroughly and will convince the government to be a more active in trying to rid the city of smoking or  AT LEAST start to take tougher actions on trying to deter young kids from getting into smoking. last night – on TV i noticed that there was an anti-smoking campaign going on in Central where some kids were jamming. so this HAS been a BIG deal in HK – they’ve found out that the second hand smoke causes even MORE damage to the non-smoker then they previously assumed. so it sucks for us non-smokers…even just smelling it, causes harmful effects on our bodies. also – there has been talk about the next Chief Executive of Hong Kong – Henry Tsang has been the biggest vote from HK’s elite, then over the weekend Stanley Ho stood by Rita Fan as another possible select to the post of Chief Executive. that’d be cool if HK had a female Chief Executive!!! okay – also – it was revealed yesterday in the newspaper that HK has started its OWN tsunami warning system!!! woohoo!!!what they’re planning is to be able to announce to the public and shut down MTR’s, tunnels, etc. and get people above 15 meters high within 2 hours of the warning! ISN’T THAT CRAZY!!! oh my gosh…they predict that any Tsunami Warning will only give the government up to 2 hours to try to get as many people to safety. they did say that research has proven there’s only a chance of a tsunami hit to HK once every 200 years…but they aren’t going to take any risks…okay – i think that’s enough HK news! i’m so sorry that i haven’t been able to do this recently!!! i will try to correct this as much as i can…

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  • FEBRUARY 26, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 26, 2005

    okay…so i fixed my PC as you can read in my message below…but my internet connection is super slow…no clue why – i’ll call the bastards at netvigator and find out what the deal is…anyway – i watched Ray last night with my girlfriend. SO GOOD!!! damn – his life, people who live through the 1950′s-60′s and who are actually around our time – totally blows me away…i don’t know how to explain that – but watching his movie last night and seeing all the stuff that he went through to get to where he is (was) and then realize that he ONLY passed recently…is SO unreal…its such a weird feeling to know that this legendary human being was around while i was alive…its the same thing as when Audrey Hepburn died in the early 90′s while i was in university – i can’t believe i was alive while she was still here…weird – makes you think what legends are around presently that people are going to be talking about years from now (just off the top of my head: Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton…dude – Dimebag Darrell)…

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  • FEBRUARY 25, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 25, 2005

    OH MY GOD!!! my computer has been screwed up for the past few days and i finally just said to hell with it and formatted the whole damn thing!!! so finally…i’ve gotten it all set up and am allowed to get back on-line so i can update all you fine people with fun stuff that has been going on in my pathetic life! hahahahaha…okay – so first things first, good news for those who care, the 2 or 3 of you – i got a phone call the same day that my PC got fucked…the phone call was from HSBC saying that my wallet was found and was at the Sheung Wan police station right now!!! WOOHOO!!! but the annoying part is that i got this phone call the same day that i received my new credit cards, just applied for my new ID card, and got my new EPS card…then – later that night i went home SUPER happy that my wallet was recovered (all the money is gone) to find my PC totally crash on me…you can ask my girlfriend – if i can’t get online to update this website and check the stuff i need to check, i am NOT a pleasant person!!! hahahaha…also – it started off cold this week – then got insanely hot yesterday (ming and i were in t-shirts and shorts yesterday!) and then now its cold again…this weather is crazy…the newspaper yesterday said that the government actually spends up to 6 billion dollars a year because of smoking!!! THATS NUTS!!! okay…i’m SO enjoying being back online!!! woohoo…Bong is recording bass for the song Children tonight!!! so i’m going to go watch Ray with my girlfriend and then go up to the studio to check him out…YEAH for being back online!!!!

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  • FEBRUARY 23, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 23, 2005

    word…like i don’t need to mention to those of us who live in HK – but for outsiders, its FREEZING HERE!!! so cold…today’s the fourth day in a row that it has stayed freezing…its supposed to warm up by this weekend i think…hopefully that is the case…i’m going to watch Ray this week!!! can’t wait!!! that looks SOOOOOOOO good…also Aviator and The INcredibles…gotta see ALL these badass movies!!! word…

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  • FEBRUARY 22, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 22, 2005

    ming and alex brought up the idea of not playing old songs starting our next show…i think if you’ve been playing in a band long enough, you’ll understand why we do NOT want to be playing old songs – those songs were written SO LONG ago and definitely do not represent the current state of KLC…lyrically – YES – nothing has changed their…musically – we don’t sound anything like those songs…SUCKS!!! but we know – our shows are not necessarily just for us…most of you need that one outlet to get rid of any negative emotions you’re dealing with within your own lives – i know i’m like that when we play live…its not necessarily just the song, or the topic of the song, but its the jumping around, screaming, dancing, that helps me deal with all the things that are going on in my life…playing shows is therapy to me – and i’m sure for a lot of you, going to shows and being part of the show by dancing, screaming, singing, moshing, etc…helps you relax in your own lives…ANYWAY – we realized that we can’t NOT play old songs – we’ll probably be playing old songs until we’re old and grey (which for a few us is in the next couple years! hahahaha…just kidding…)…

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  • FEBRUARY 21, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 21, 2005

    word…nice relaxing sunday – went out to the newly opened Subway sandwich shop in wan chai yesterday…the sandwiches are SOOOOOOOOO good…but ridiculously over-priced. i paid $52 for a “meal” – which is a sandwich, chips and a drink…now if i went to a 茶餐廳 that would’ve been enough for a meal for 2 people! but i have a feeling the owners of Subway aren’t looking at attracting the typical patrons of a 茶餐廳which doesn’t quite make sense – because its not like Subway in the States is something you take your girlfriend out for a romantic dinner man! hahahaha…its like a better version of McDonalds – so shouldn’t the prices be around the same as McDonalds or AT LEAST Oliver’s Super Sandwiches? makes sense to me…back to work today! woohoo! still haven’t seen The Incredibles yet – and that’s like committing a grave sin in the eyes of the kids that i work with! :-) i’ve watched the Evergreen Terrace DVD for like the 4th time just now – these guys in the band are like the first of the metalcore bands that i’ve watched on DVD that do NOT look like they think they’re gods…its awesome – they look like such humble kids that love playing hardcore…makes me want to support them more and more!!! they’re awesome – can’t wait to hear what the new stuff is going to sound like…there’s one song on the DVD that sounds totally brand new…sounds badass!!! go to www.purevolume.com/comebackkid and check out another new song that they uploaded from the new album! can’t wait to get the new record – i have to admit that this second song doesn’t sound very good actually…doesn’t grab me like their other stuff. but i’m sure the rest of the album will NOT disappoint!!!

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  • FEBRUARY 20, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 20, 2005

    WORD!!! ming finished drums in a dramatic 3 hours only!!! we were all psyched about that…i think he was the MOST excited about getting it done so fast. after getting it done the first thing he did to celebrate was…to go to a video arcade and get on his favorite game! hahahaha…what a clown! then we all partied andy’s place watching the Evergreen Terrace video…then we kicked some ass at 小胖羊 – (that’s the wrong “fei” character – i can’t find the right one on my NJStar program) which has quickly become one of my favorite restaurants in HK…its now 2am and i’m updating this biyatch right here…we have some photos up on our Myspace page and a quick sentence from ming himself! click  HERE!!! to check it out…can’t wait for you guys to hear this version of Children!!! we’ll be playing it at our next show for sure…okay – i’m out – so sleepy can’t even begin to tell you…

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  • FEBRUARY 19, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 19, 2005

    yo yo…its back to being cold in HK!!! woohoo!!! this is my favorite time of the year…when its so frickin’ cold that you don’t want to get out of bed in the morning and could, if possible, sleep for the rest of your life…but what fun would that be? you wouldn’t get to see amazing little children grow up and become whatever their heart desires – you wouldn’t get to see the future of a city that you love – you wouldn’t get to see the future of what YOU could become…sleeping for me, is a necessity, but not something i long for…what am i talking about in this message?! i have no idea…i just felt like getting online and typing whatever comes streaming out of my fingertips…we start recording drums today!!! super super excited…ming’s been working on getting the drums down as close to perfect as he can…bong has learned the two new songs and is no longer in heart attack mode! :-) these two dudes rule…alright – wish him luck! peace…

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  • FEBRUARY 17, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 17, 2005

    yo…we went on a school trip yesterday to the peak 山頂。。。and it was TOTALLY foggy! couldn’t see anything!!! hahahaha…poor kids went up to look at the harbor and Hong Kong’s buildings – but instead, we got up to the top and they saw NOTHING…they were each given some paper to draw what they saw – a few of the smart ones didn’t draw anything and i asked them why, they said, “we didn’t see anything!” hahahaha…smart asses! word…i’m out…watching American Idol on TV – i’m bored…Bong says another one of our good friends picked up the Evergreen Terrace DVD while they were in japan!!! we HAVE to get it!!! we want to see it SOOOO bad…finally got the new Dillinger Escape Plan – wow – it is SOOOO different from their previous stuff…i haven’t fully gotten into yet – for the time being i like “calculating infinity” MUCH more…the new singer is awesome but, the music on calculating seemed so much newer…the singing vocals on the new record sound good…but the music – need to listen to it a few more times to be able to be a bit more objective.

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  • FEBRUARY 16, 2005

    Posted by Riz Hardcore on February 16, 2005

    yeah – i’m PISSED…two nights ago after a late night band practice, i took a taxi home and i was carrying a bunch of crap – i had my guitar, was reading a magazine, had my CD player listening to Hamartia, and my backpack…and in the chaos of getting my wallet out to pay for the cab, i must’ve dropped the damn thing in the cab! but i didn’t realize until much later that night. i went home put all my crap down on the floor then watched TV, updated the website and fell asleep. then later on at about 2am i woke up because i had a guitar riff in my mind – so i went to grab my guitar. i put all my guitar picks in my wallet so i went to reach for my wallet and i couldn’t find it. i was like WHAT? then i looked around my room (remember this is 2am!!!) and still couldn’t find the damn thing. so i put all my clothes on and frickin’ went downstairs to see if i left it somewhere outside on the street. of course i didn’t think i was going to be able to find it…but i still HAD to check just in case. nope – so my stupid wallet was gone with all my credit cards, my HKID card, my driver’s license and a bunch of VERY personal and sentimental things that meant a lot to me. losing my wallet proved to myself how LITTLE i give a shit about money. i had a few hundred dollars in the wallet but THAT was NOT what i cared about! whoever took my wallet can KEEP the money!!! i just want all the stuff in there back!!! some of the stuff in my wallet i’ve had for OVER 10 years!!! some of the stuff is from when i was in college in the US and every time i look through all that stuff it brings back the deepest of memories…i have a little drawing that one of the cutest kids in my school made for me last year – and i promised him that i’d keep it in my wallet until he was 18 and when/if he ever visited me, i’d show it to him!!! GONE! SO – yesterday i had to call my bank to cancel my credit cards, i have to apply for a new HKID card this saturday and replace my driver’s license too…then i had to go to the police station to file a report just in case. SUCKS!!! i’m pissed…GIVE ME MY WALLET BACK!!! peace…oh – our brother Bong is back from Japan after watching a few awesome bands! go to our myspace page and look in our BLOG section to find out a bit about his trip…

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