Donnie Hardin is a professional freelance journalist with a great appreciation for the arts in general, but most notably in music. Donnie has been a musician since the tender age of eight-years-old, when he was given a guitar for Christmas. Having performed and worked with some of the finest rock and metal acts in the world, Donnie, influenced by Gonzo Journalism pioneer and literary great, Hunter S. Thompson, he pursued another life-long dream, as a journalist himself.