Who?

I’m Bob Mayo. Not the Bob Mayo who played with Peter Frampton.
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I was in a heavy metal band called Wargasm from 1985 to 1995. We released 3 albums and 1 ep (all of which are now out-of-print), had a video on MTv, toured Europe 3 times and select parts of the US twice, and had a great time doing it. I’m the guy on the right, below.
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https://wargasmboston.bandcamp.com/
I wrote 50 songs between June of ’06 to June of ’07. I chose the best 25 and recorded 2 albums under the fictitous band name Robot Monster Army. I played most of the guitars and bass, and several good friends supplied the drums, vocals, and additional guitars. Both albums are available on iTunes; here’s a link to the Bandcamp page:

https://robot-monster-army.bandcamp.com/

Since Robot Monster Army isn’t a real band, here’s a picture of some robots and monsters.
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Basically everything that I was into when I was 12 is just as important to me now as it was then: I’m a silver age Marvel Comics nerd; I’m a huge fan of the Toho Godzilla flicks; I like the James Bond novels better than the movies; I’m a hardcore Bruins fan. I grew up in suburban Boston, where I now reside with my wife and son. I’ve been called an opinionated bastard, and worse.

I like music and I like to write. I hope you like reading what I write about music. It’s as simple as that.

13 thoughts on “Who?

  1. So , hey man , I must admit I’m always the wiser for having read yer stuff … It’s great entertainment too though …. And it ALWAYS Leaves me w/ less faith in people , more jaded , kinda numb and … so I’m gonna read the first three years of motorhead now… L8ah

    • WOW!
      Bob, it’s an honor to hear from you and I’m so very gratified that you enjoyed my piece. I want you to know how much I’ve enjoyed your work through the decades and KEEPING FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT!!
      -Bob Mayo

  2. I bought and read ‘For Fact’s Sake’, and I highly recommend it to any fan of rock. Great article here including those same facts Bob Daisley put into print. It’s such a shame these masterful albums are mired in Sharon’s bullshit, and the true artists aren’t credited for their work. Clearly their blood, sweat, and tears went into the albums, why the hell not give them proper credit?! Yes, I do know the answer to that..greed. It’s sickening. Childish. She has more money than her children’s children can spend. Set the record straight, Sharon! Thanks Bob Mayo for keeping the truth before our eyes.

  3. Great stuff! Read them all, I must have more! Why aren’t you writing for some international mag!? Thx a lot – r.

    • You have to have a premium account for that stuff. I don’t have one, and probably never will. I HATE the way they list my entries by month and not by title… But thank you for letting me know you’re reading and I’m glad you enjoy it!!

  4. Hi Bob,
    just stumbled over your site and I must say that I enjoyed each and every column you wrote , even if I disagree here and there but I guess that´s normal when Hard Rock / Metal nerds discuss the details of the details. …
    Exquisite taste coupled with excellent research and a good sense of humor.
    Hope you carry on!
    Best regards from Germany
    Torsten

  5. hi mate, I really enjoy your blog, it actually inspired me in part to start my own zine and I would love to send you a copy of the first issue and here any feedback you might have – send me a message with your address 🙂

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