Archive for April, 2010

Floating Through Life?

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Ever get that feeling that you’re just blowing with the wind, not in charge of your own destiny? Being reactive instead of proactive? Well, I know the feeling. But ya gotta remember that even when you allow yourself to be carried like that – it’s still a choice and you’re in control of it. Yes, […]

The Future Starts Here

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Been burning the candle at more ends than a candle has been known to have, lately. Dunno why, I guess I knew this day was going to come, and soon, as it always does. Ladles and Jellyspoons it’s Gingers bi-annual fitness freakout. This day builds for around 6 months within which I find new levels […]

Bloggo Numero Uno

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Howdy folks – welcome to my first blog on the Michael Monroe site! From what I understand, a blog is supposed to let the world see my personality, my thoughts spilled out out onto the page to reveal my true nature. Oh, but this cannot be done in one entry my dear readers. You’ll just have […]

A great run

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Since coming back home, after our latest gig in London, I must say it’s been a great run.  I just totally love this band! Sure, it’s been nice to have a little breather at home for a while too, but I simply enjoy working with these people so much that I’m already itching to get […]


Friday, April 23rd, 2010

What is this thing that keeps me getting on a bus and travelin around the world constantly…sleep debrived, hungover and ill fed. My first trip in a proper bus(well, not quite…) was w Pelle Miljoona Oy in January-80 in Finland, it was a 200 kilometer trip, the bus was an old commuter bus that had […]

Create a promotional campaign for the NYC show

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Attention all Michael Monroe fans. We want YOU to help us promote Michael’s upcoming show in New York City on May 9th at Highline Ballroom! What we want is for you to create a promotional campaign for the show and send us links to your work at competition (at) and we’ll pick the best […]

NYC press release

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

LEGENDARY ROCKER MICHAEL MONROE RETURNS TO U.S. FOR NEW YORK CITY APPEARANCE MAY 9 AT HIGHLINE BALLROOM One of Finland’s greatest musical exports, legendary rocker MICHAEL MONROE returns to the U.S. for a special New York City show on Sunday, May 9 at Highline Ballroom. Prior to the Highline show, Michael Monroe and his bandmates […]

Tired, fatigued, tuckered out & pooped.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Man I’m beat. Like, ‘weights behind the eyeballs’, ‘little dark shadowy people hiding behind furniture’, ‘accidentally speaking in languages I never learned’ tired. Like, you know when you could just shut your eyes and fall asleep straight away? You get in the bath and suddenly you’re waking up and the water’s cold. You open up […]

Review of the London gig

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Another great review.

NYC and UK

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Michael Monroe has been confirmed to play in New York City at Highline Ballroom on May 9th and in UK in Download Festival 2010 on June 12th. Tickets for the NYC show available at More information about Download Festival at