NOBODY LIKES MONDAYS!!!

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I disagree with most of what comes out of Lars Ulrich’s mouth. Wait a week & he’ll say the exact opposite. “I don’t like the idea of free music, like on Spotify” the next few days “I love Spotify!…….I have 9 iPods full of music”. WHAT?

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/former-megadeth-drummer-shawn-drover-lars-ulrich-was-100-percent-right/

40 eligible acts that should be in the Hall of Fame. Yes, No & WHAT?

http://loudwire.com/acts-who-deserve-to-be-in-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame/?fb30

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10 best grunge bands of all time

http://loudwire.com/best-grunge-bands/?fb30

100 metal facts you may not know

http://loudwire.com/100-metal-facts/?fb30

Taylor Swift video…

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-taylor-swifts-glamorous-retro-wildest-dreams-video-20150830

John Oliver

To the Saskatchewan Roughriders

New solo album coming from Ozzy. I thought he was retiring? I guess it was Black Sabbath were going to record one more album & call it a career.

http://loudwire.com/new-ozzy-osbourne-solo-album/

I caved in, I was going to wait for this album but ended up preordering it today on iTunes for release on Friday. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/the-book-of-souls/id1008725069

Why is this a B-Side to one of Foo Fighters weakest albums? They even say the album isn’t that good!

Yet this made it onto the album?

Are song lyrics getting a little too…………..elementary?

I’m pretty much done with ‘Slayer’ they’re starting to sound as though they’re rehashing the same song multiple times. Here’s their new single though.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/slayer-premieres-ferocious-new-song-cast-the-first-stone-listen/

OK everybody! Jump off of the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ bandwagon in the CFL & jump on the Toronto Blue Jays’ MLB bandwagon! Now is the time. Roughriders are 0W-9L, meanwhile in Toronto the Blue Jays are 74W-56L. That’s the extent of my sport watching. Oh & some playoff hockey if the Montreal Canadiens or Edmonton Oilers are involved. I’m not an old Toronto Maple Leafs fan holding on to the 1962 win. “….I never wish bad things, but I don’t wish them well……”

JAM IS WHAT YOU PUT ON TOAST!!!!

Guitar gear geeks, like myself, here’s a rig rundown with Mark & Willie of Lamb of God.

At the moment I have purchased 18 albums from iTunes from 2015. I’m waiting for 4 other albums to be released. I already know that at least 4 will make my top 10 of the year, maybe 6 will make the cut from what I have? 4 BIG albums yet to be released & any sleeper albums I haven’t heard whispers of. If Tool is releasing an album before the year is done, it will likely be in the top 10 as well as Ian Thornley’s solo album.

A day in the life of “Lamb of God” LANGUAGE!!!

Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour talks about Joey Jordison (Slipknot drummer)

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-corey-taylor-negative-one-rumors/ LANGUAGE, AGAIN!!!

David Bowie & Sponge Bob Square Pants together at last??????

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/david-bowie-to-write-music-for-spongebob-squarepants-musical/

Songs I like, “Paramore” 4 albums all on iTunes.

A live cover of Foo Fighters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

WEEKEND UPDATE

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Amy Schumer & Jennifer Lawrence dance on Billy Joel’s piano during “Uptown Girl”

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/amy-schumer-and-jennifer-lawrence-billy-joel-uptown-girl/

Stone Sour shared it…..

Big year for Guns n’ Roses in 2016. I just report the news, don’t shoot the messenger!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/2016-will-be-a-big-year-for-guns-n-roses/

I was 22 when I was a Disturbed fan. I was also 25 when I decided they weren’t all that great.

http://loudwire.com/david-draiman-disturbed-return-immortalized-state-of-rock/ LANGUAGE!!!!

Cover story by loudwire.com on the album “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic” by The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

http://diffuser.fm/cover-stories-red-hot-chili-peppers-blood-sugar-sex-magik/?fblw

I’d rather be “Under Pressure” than “Under the Bridge”

Ian Thornley questioning Queen’s “I want it all”

https://instagram.com/p/68jsuFzF-O/

Pentatonix shared it, & they make it look effortless

Top 50 hard rock/metal drummers

http://loudwire.com/top-hard-rock-metal-drummers-of-all-time/?fb30

THIS didn’t make the list?? But the guy who wanted him in the band did?

Upcoming Metal/hard rock releases. 3 that I know & am waiting for “Iron Maiden”, “Trivium”, & “Clutch”. Still waiting to hear a few release dates for “Tool”, “Megadeth”, “Stone Temple Pilots” & “Into Eternity”

http://loudwire.com/2015-hard-rock-metal-releases/

I’ll be on the couch probably watching the Blue Jays beat Detroit 86-2 then the Roughrider losing to Ottawa by 3-7 points.

Songs I like, “Pantera”

And we’ll finish up with a Ted Nugent cover

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

PEACE, LOVE, & UNDERSTANDING.

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On Wednesday evening I came in to write the Thursday no blog thing, I open my internet browser & already there was a youtube video of the shootings?!?!? Did I watch it? HELL NO! Remember dignity, respect, & mourning? Today’s society completely abandoned it. No I’m not perfect but whoever threw that video on youtube is way more screwed up than me.

Pearl Jam to record new album in 2016. I hope it’s better than “Lightning Bolt”, which isn’t terrible, but it sticks out like a sore thumb in their catalogue.

http://diffuser.fm/pearl-jam-plan-to-record-a-new-album-within-the-next-year/?fblw

10 songs about enemies. LANGUAGE!!! IN ALL OF THEM I ASSUME, EVEN THIS SONG ON THE LIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I do like Rage Against The Machine though!

http://loudwire.com/top-10-songs-about-enemies/

Tower Records documentary trailer. Film directed by Colin Hanks. Multiple famous musicians in it. 2 videos inside the link.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/watch-the-trailer-for-tower-records-documentary-all-things-must-pass/

A storms a brewin’ between Miley Cyrus & Nicki Minaj. I don’t listen or really pay any attention to them. Nicki Minaj seems to be mentioned in the media quite often? She’s either difficult to deal with or knows how to promote herself well? Any news in the press is good news!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/miley-cyrus-slams-nicki-minaj-over-vmas-snub-reaction-20150828

I played a TON of Madden football until the release of X-Box 360, I got the 360 for my birthday in January of 2008 & already received the latest Madden football for it as a Christmas gift in 2007. I don’t miss playing video games at all really! I would come home from an evening shift at work (4:00 pm-2:00 am) sit down & play a game of Madden 2007 on mute so as not to wake up Kim. My left hand is almost useless now.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/features/madden-and-me-how-footballs-biggest-video-game-took-over-my-life-20150828

Trivium is on tour with Tremonti. They have been for quite a while. This is me “dropping the mic”

14 years ago Slipknot released “Iowa”. I’m a very casual fan of Slipknot. A little to heavy for me.

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-iowa-anniversary/

Lamb of God shared it………………..

Lamb of God cause circle pit on live TV. I’ve never understood “circle pits” a bunch of people running in a circle? Yes I broke my nose in a mosh pit in ’99, but crowd surfing is fun. I was to large to be in a mosh pit, that’s likely 1 of the reasons my nose is a little crooked. There’s another video within this link. I listen to this album on a daily basis as well as the new Finger Eleven album, they’re both better to me each time I listen to them.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/lamb-of-god-literally-caused-a-circle-pit-to-break-out-on-live-tv/

I like both albums “a lot”!

Top 10 metal guitar solos by mojo.com

Friday’s Rock It Out Blog. LANGUAGE!!!!

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/rock-it-out-blog-free-speech-for-the-dumb-lyrics/

Songs I like, “P!nk” Greatest Hits…so far

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

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On Wednesday evening I came in to write the Thursday no blog thing, I open my internet browser & already there was a youtube video of the shootings?!?!? Did I watch it? HELL NO! Remember dignity, respect, & mourning? Today’s society completely abandoned it. No I’m not perfect but whoever threw that video on youtube is way more screwed up than me.

Pearl Jam to record new album in 2016. I hope it’s better than “Lightning Bolt”, which isn’t terrible, but it sticks out like a sore thumb in their catalogue.

http://diffuser.fm/pearl-jam-plan-to-record-a-new-album-within-the-next-year/?fblw

10 songs about enemies. LANGUAGE!!! IN ALL OF THEM I ASSUME, EVEN THIS SONG ON THE LIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I do like Rage Against The Machine though!

http://loudwire.com/top-10-songs-about-enemies/

Tower Records documentary trailer. Film directed by Colin Hanks. Multiple famous musicians in it. 2 videos inside the link.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/watch-the-trailer-for-tower-records-documentary-all-things-must-pass/

A storms a brewin’ between Miley Cyrus & Nicki Minaj. I don’t listen or really pay any attention to them. Nicki Minaj seems to be mentioned in the media quite often? She’s either difficult to deal with or knows how to promote herself well? Any news in the press is good news!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/miley-cyrus-slams-nicki-minaj-over-vmas-snub-reaction-20150828

I played a TON of Madden football until the release of X-Box 360, I got the 360 for my birthday in January of 2008 & already received the latest Madden football for it as a Christmas gift in 2007. I don’t miss playing video games at all really! I would come home from an evening shift at work (4:00 pm-2:00 am) sit down & play a game of Madden 2007 on mute so as not to wake up Kim. My left hand is almost useless now.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/features/madden-and-me-how-footballs-biggest-video-game-took-over-my-life-20150828

Trivium is on tour with Tremonti. They have been for quite a while. This is me “dropping the mic”

14 years ago Slipknot released “Iowa”. I’m a very casual fan of Slipknot. A little to heavy for me.

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-iowa-anniversary/

Lamb of God shared it………………..

Lamb of God cause circle pit on live TV. I’ve never understood “circle pits” a bunch of people running in a circle? Yes I broke my nose in a mosh pit in ’99, but crowd surfing is fun. I was to large to be in a mosh pit, that’s likely 1 of the reasons my nose is a little crooked. There’s another video within this link. I listen to this album on a daily basis as well as the new Finger Eleven album, they’re both better to me each time I listen to them.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/lamb-of-god-literally-caused-a-circle-pit-to-break-out-on-live-tv/

I like both albums “a lot”!

Top 10 metal guitar solos by mojo.com

Friday’s Rock It Out Blog. LANGUAGE!!!!

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/rock-it-out-blog-free-speech-for-the-dumb-lyrics/

Songs I like, “P!nk” Greatest Hits…so far

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

NOT THURSDAY

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I’ll say something I’ll regret about the shootings in the USA. I’m out, but I’ll be back on Friday. At some point your head must hurt if you keep banging it against a concrete wall?

Songs I like, “Ozzy Osbourne”

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

NO BIG ALBUMS OR ANY ALBUMS FOR ME THIS AUGUST

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I don’t do all of the workouts everyday. I pick 2 or 3 out & do them, 420 crunches, 20-30 minutes of yoga, 40 push ups, 40 leg lifts on my hands & knees or on my back, walking with my walker, up & down stairs, or the recumbent exercise bike.

“The Weeknd” & “Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats” were released, but only the first single from each album got me interested. I don’t buy just a song. Iron Maiden out on September 4th is what I’m waiting for.

Iron Maiden touring the globe in style for 2016. New album “Book of Souls” out September 4th

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-new-jumbo-jet-2016-world-tour/

Dave Grohl chugs a beer onstage with a 50 year old fan on his 50th birthday. MINIMAL LANGUAGE AT THE END!!!!

http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/87858?utm_campaign=nme-august-26-26-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

I don’t smoke anything or use drugs in any way. Fighting against legalizing it is a waste of time & also not the popular choice for politicians. Marijuana smokers won’t hurt anyone. Maybe it could help the economy? I don’t follow politics since nothing has effected me personally. People will use marijuana legally or illegally which would you prefer?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/poll-fighting-marijuana-legalization-is-bad-politics-20150826

AC/DC start their 2015 North American tour.

http://loudwire.com/acdc-opening-night-2015-north-american-tour/

^^Good thing someone caught that with their cell phone! SURPRISE IT SOUNDS TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!

25 rock acts with unique set-lists

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/the-25-best-rock-acts-with-unique-setlists/

I’m watching CNN this afternoon about the shooting. The news anchor asks “Why did this deranged person feel compelled to do this?” I have a different question “Why does he have a gun in the first place?” OH, right because it’s a right for every American to own a firearm. Those rights seem to be doing wonders in America. This happening on almost a weekly occasion. “Ah, there was another shooting in the USA! Oh well, I’m responsible with my firearm, nobody can take it away. Hey daughter/son let’s go to a movie, make sure to bring your gun then you’ll be safe”. At some point you would think any President would make a stand & do something about this. I expected something to happen a long time ago, but “Hey, what can you do? Crazy……….right?”. “Other Country’s are weird, they don’t have a gun on every citizen?”. You know what else we don’t have? Weekly public shootings!

DRILL THIS INTO YOUR HEAD USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I’m not saying Canada or any other country is superior to the USA. Living in Canada I don’t need to think about where my firearm is, if I should ware any type of armor when I leave my house, or if I’ll be attacked in any way. I’m also not saying that every USA citizen is a gun lover, gun owner or that they’re all irresponsible with their fire arms. I’m saying that this type of thing happens far to often in the so called “Greatest Country on Earth”. For me, this not just a matter of sadness. It’s a matter of sadness, helplessness, redundancy, & now anger. WHY?

Bruce Springsteen, David Letterman, & Bill Murray make video cameo.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/springsteen-letterman-bill-murray-cameo-in-darlene-loves-new-video-20150826

The music thing might not be enough for these two? Now they’re auditioning to be zombies in a future release.

http://loudwire.com/james-hetfield-m-shadows-audition-zombies-call-of-duty-black-ops-3/

Tremonti’s “Cauterize” album! If you like rock/metal GET IT!!!!!!

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/cauterize/id994986717

Songs I like, “Our Lady Peace” The first 4 albums are good, for me, there is a steady & steep downfall after the first album.

This where it gets sketchy for me, these were big hits in Canada though!

A fairly quiet music news day, actually the entire month of August has been unusually quiet.

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

UNWRITTEN RULES

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“…I did it again…” woke up thinking it was Saturday. Then came to the horrible realization that it’s only Tuesday/.

Poor Donna! This must be what Kim feels like some days….

Guess who’s been involved with this crap against multiple teams this year? Hint-(It’s not the Blue Jays) If the umpire hadn’t issued the warning in the first inning this wouldn’t have happened in the 8th inning! Unwritten rule in baseball, “You hit our guy, we hit your guy.” Then each team get’s a warning & nothing happens from then on. This is NOT an intentional hit, it hit his shin. Not his back, shoulder or hip. If a pitcher chooses to throw at someone, they make it count & deliver a clear message!

There are unwritten rules everywhere, not just in baseball. “Honey, do these pants make my butt look fat?” unwritten rule it’s always “No, you look FANTASTIC IN EVERYTHING” Kim has never asked me that & doesn’t need to ever. But if you answer incorrectly you’ll spend an eternity trying to dig yourself out of a hole that you may just end up making bigger & never get out of. This unwritten rule applies to anyone & everyone in a relationship. One of those rules no one will tell you directly how to answer, something you’ll hear in passing or find out the hard way. Good luck out there & “Keep your stick on the ice”-Red Green

Dave Grohl explains why Foo Fighters ‘Rickrolled’ the Baptist Church in Kansas

http://diffuser.fm/dave-grohl-explains-why-foo-fighters-rickrolled-westboro-baptist-church/

Alanis & Taylor team up to preform “You Oughta Know” live

http://www.nme.com/news/alanis-morissette/87821?utm_campaign=nme-august-25-25-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

One Direction NOT breaking up………………………they’re likely breaking up

http://www.nme.com/news/one-direction/87818?utm_campaign=nme-august-25-25-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

17 years ago “Godsmack” released their self titled album.

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-self-titled-album-anniversary/

Dave Grohl mocks new bands that play “..little 2 hour shows…” during the show I was at in Calgary

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/dave-grohl-mocks-new-bands-that-play-those-little-two-hour-concerts/

LANGUAGE!!! THIS WAS A TAME SHOW LANGUAGE WISE FOR HIM!!!

Motorhead cover The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/motorhead-cover-rolling-stones-sympathy-for-the-devil-listen/

Sound Cloud inside the link^^^^

Birch Hills’ CIBC will close January 22nd 2016. 5 minute drive from Kim’s home town

http://panow.com/article/529185/cibc-announces-withdrawal-date-birch-hills

I haven’t found a beer I don’t like at Rebellion! Help out the cats

http://www.reginacatrescue.com/blog/2015/8/drink-rebellion-support-rcr

It’s an album track but it’s among my favourite U2 songs

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/flashback-u2-soundcheck-super-rarity-acrobat-in-1992-20150825

Songs I like, “Opeth” I have 5 albums on CD. Walked into HMV, saw 4 albums in a box together for $40 then bought “Ghost Reveries” & others on iTunes & became an Opeth fan.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

THAT FELT LIKE A FAST WEEKEND…………….& I DON’T EVEN HAVE A JOB!

Riders lost……………….again. 0W-8L. I didn’t see any poorly played football, but that sure isn’t what the fans want to see as an outcome, not why I have season tickets? The Toronto Blue Jays on the other hand scored 36 runs over 3 days in Anaheim 9-3 Friday, 15-3 Saturday, & 12-5 on Sunday! They scored more points than the Saskatchewan Roughriders over the weekend??? I was certainly happy with the Blue Jays out come! CFL, I’ve lost “…..that loving feeling…” to watch EVERY game this year like I usually do. I only watch Rider games & can tell there’s a greater chance of them losing the game.  Yes, I “coach” the Saskatchewan Roughriders & the Toronto Blue Jays from my couch or in Mosaic Stadium.  Neither team listens to me, kind of like my wife?

It was going to take you back their anyways. I hear there’s a sequel coming!

That weekend seemed to fly by for me, I don’t know why? I didn’t do much, didn’t even go to the football game. It was windy & raining all day, cleared up by game time but we had already made our decision to not go.

Alanis Morissette discusses her problems with food binging, purging, starving, etc. Also announces a 4 CD 20th anniversary collector’s edition of “Jagged Little Pill”

http://www.nme.com/news/alanis-morissette/87793?utm_campaign=nme-august-24-24-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Iron Maiden dedicate new song to Robin Williams. Album release on iTunes September 4th.

http://www.nme.com/news/iron-maiden/87791?utm_campaign=nme-august-24-24-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

…And “Full House” is on Netflix.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/10-most-wtf-moments-from-the-unauthorized-full-house-story-20150824

Foo Fighters poster in 47 seconds

https://vimeo.com/136781924

John Oliver on LGBT discrimination. Race, religion, sexuality, etc. Wake up world! Does any of this matter, it’s 2015. Look at how far we’ve advanced as a society! A half inch forward! But everyone in the USA has the right to own a firearm & shoot someone when they feel threatened? If Hillary Clinton was black & gay, she wouldn’t even be a political figure!

David Gilmour covers The Beatles “Here, There, & Everywhere”

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/david-gilmour-covers-the-beatles-here-there-and-everywhere-listen/

I just really like Pentatonix. They make it look easy!

You can’t get these on their albums. From what I know they’re working on their 4th studio album, the future album is to be original music. They also have 2 Christmas albums out at the moment.

All I can say is it’s better than the material on their 1st album, I guess?

http://loudwire.com/the-winery-dogs-oblivion-exclusive-song-premiere/ Sound Cloud inside the link.

Rock It Out Blog from Monday/today

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/a-childrens-book-about-burning-man/

Songs I like, “One Bad Son” If you like Guns n’ Roses there’s a good chance you’ll like these guys.

I was never a big fan of Guns n’ Roses. Can’t say I listen to this very often, maybe once a year?

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

WEEKEND UPDATE

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www.amillionmilesawayblog.com

Give the site a moment to load all of the links. It takes a bit for my computer & it crashes on Kim’s cell.

Why is iTunes illegal in the U.K.? They made it illegal because of the burning software? We’ve always been able to trade vinyl, 8 tracks, cassettes, & CDs. We we’re also allowed to make mix tapes & mix CDs? Now that’s illegal? So Apple Music, “free” music that you basically rent, can flourish? Once you pay $5.99 for digital music, that you own, now you can’t share it or burn a copy legally in the U.K.? That’s just weird? I really don’t care how you get your music. If it’s through a streaming site, I don’t get it? You pay $9.99 a month for “free” music, if you want to hear a song you downloaded today on Apple Music, in 20 years you may have to continue paying $9.99 a month to hear it in 2035. All of that time you’ve paid $2397.60 to hear the same song from 20 years ago?

Should a contractor do the same? “I built that house 20 years ago. They should pay me monthly until it falls to the ground”. Would you buy the house under that law? I personally wouldn’t. I tend to think Apple should distribute the money made through iTunes & the purchase of iPods needs to be re-evaluated & distributed fairly. They got the idea right, just the disbursement of money is screwed up. We’ve all been able to own our music, but now that’s illegal in the UK?

Jimmy Fallon making cocktails. “What do you do with Apricot Brandy?”  If you’re Kayll Schaefer you catch up to Corey & I in 2002? Through a straw, whatever you’re friend left in the fridge! I don’t know how full the fridge was, but there was free Apricot Brandy in there! Doesn’t everybody get hammered on a Thursday when Friday is optional? Corey & I did.

Rock It Out Blog from Friday LANGUAGE!!!

Info on Deftones future release. I’m not a Deftones fan, never really have been.

http://loudwire.com/deftones-november-release-new-album/

10 best “Alice in Chains” songs. Mine would be “Would?” or “Them Bones”

http://loudwire.com/best-alice-in-chains-songs/?fb822

Slash & Axl Rose are friends again.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/axl-rose-and-slash-are-friends-again/

http://tv.aftonbladet.se/abtv/articles/87561?service=embedded&autoplay=false

Another reason for me to never touch a streaming music site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/spotify-ceo-apologizes-following-privacy-policy-furor-20150822#ixzz3jZbdIdiw

10 best thrash bands of all time. Another metal sub-genres I don’t acknowledge. It’s metal! You either like it or not. End of story!

http://loudwire.com/best-thrash-metal-bands/?fb822

Is Trivium “thrash” or not?……………wait……………….I don’t care.

So I wake up this morning screaming. I was dreaming. In my dream there was a rat coming at me & Brewster was with me. I was walking & Brewster was on his leash with me. I tried to kick the rat in my dream. I woke up & had kicked my wheelchair & woke up at 7:30 screaming in pain. Brewster was on me instantly to see if I was OK. He’s such a good dog. I fell back to sleep for a few minutes, then woke up for good at 8:00. I don’t have kids, but I don’t really sleep in. On the weekends I’m usually awake by 9:30 during the week I get up either when Kim leaves for work or I wake when she’s showering. Brewster is usually the last 1 in bed!

The Toronto Blue Jays scored half the points the Saskatchewan Roughriders did Saturday night. Blue Jays won their game 15-3 Riders lost 34-31. After 8 games the Roughriders have yet to win 0W-8L. Blue Jays will, at the very least, play a wild card game to get into the playoffs. Riders playoff hope? No, that’s a pipe dream.

Kim did it, we watched “Red Dragon”, the prequel to “Silence of the Lambs”. The movies aren’t as freaky as they were 12 or 13 years ago when I was alone house sitting for my grandparents. Big empty house after watching those movies, then going to bed? I ran up the stairs I was so scarred I’d see Anthony Hopkins behind me, trying to eat me!

20 years ago “Rancid” released “…And Out Come The Wolves”

http://diffuser.fm/rancid-out-come-the-wolves/?fblw

Foo Fighters retaliate against Kansas City Baptist Church picketers with Rick Astley’s ’80s hit “Never Gonna Give You Up”!

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-rick-roll-westboro-baptist-church-kansas-city/ because of this tour promo video in 2011. Maybe the picketers should protest outside any building with a public shower, YMCA/YWCA, etc.? Oh, snap the “C” stands for Christians!

Pink Floyd announces they’re done.

Songs I like, “Odds” 4 CDs.

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Chris

METAL FANS/BAND MEMBERS

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Metal fans get a bad reputation because of the music we like. Not every metal fan or band member is a flat out metal head though. The metal musicians and fans are some of the kindest people I’ve met. I’m in a wheelchair. When I go to The Exchange to see a local metal band play, TONS of people stop & say hello, shake my hand, chat for a bit, help me out if needed, hold open a door, etc. Nobody goes out of their way to be harmful to anyone. There’s a bad seed in every crowd so I don’t necessarily hang around those people. The people I know that play or listen to aggressive music won’t judge you on what you listen to for music. They know others can instantly judge them by their metal music. I’m not afraid to tell anyone what I listen to. Here’s a few examples of what I listen to….

It’s subjective. A song does not have an influence as to who you are! You like it because you like it, so why hide it? The only music fans I’ve met who don’t consider their music offensive are country music fans. It doesn’t bother me, I do enjoy a small sampling of country music here & there. It’s a lot like extremely heavy metal. Good for a bit, but not for more than one album a day. Slayer is as offensive as a Southern twang country artist to me! Kim was listening to “The Help” audio book on the way to who knows where, too much twang for me. I’m not trying to rattle anyone’s cage in particular, these are just off the top of my head examples……

I did it! I watched “Silence of the Lambs” with Kim. I put on my big boy pants, sucked it up & just asked Kim to hold me when I got scared. I haven’t watched that movie in over a decade. It’s not that freaky of a movie, but when they show Anthony Hopkins in a straight jacket & the brown muzzle/mask, I pee a little then curl up into the fetal position. Anything with Anthony Hopkins in it gives me the HEEBIE JEEBIES now! Blue Jays play a late game tonight. I’ll likely sit through a sequel, then watch the game?

I’ll tell you right off the bat, I DON’T VOTE OR FOLLOW POLITICS OR & here’s why. I get a kick out of watching greasy scum bags doing commercials to “help” their campaign by telling you the opposition can’t do this or that. Whoever’s commercial it is will promise you the moon though. I have 0 desire to sift through the nonsense & ballyhoo as to who I’d vote for. When politicians can honestly tell me how & what they can do then I’ll consider voting? Here’s 2 examples of what I’ve seen right out of the gate……

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/conservative-supporter-yells-reporters-memes-1.3196052

LANGUAGE!!!

Axl Rose loves the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles more than being on time for a concert! Hahahaha!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/axl-rose-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles/

Pets, furry cuddly pets!

Bahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

50 rock facts you might not know? Courtney Love was with “Faith No More” before they were famous?

http://diffuser.fm/50-rock-facts-you-may-not-know/#photogallery-1=22

Serj Tankian (System of a Down singer) turns 48 today! Happy Birthday! Now please get into the studio to record another SOAD album?

http://loudwire.com/rock-star-birthdays/#photogallery-1=146

One Direction video. This likely the first time I’ve heard their music, unless they’ve been on Jimmy Fallon, Ellen Degeneres, or Conan O’Brien.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/one-direction-go-to-space-camp-in-drag-me-down-video-20150821

Pentatonix are just AWESOME! New video from them!

Alter Bridge shares it, here it is…..

Alice in Chains’ “Facelift” was released 25 years ago today

http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-facelift-album-anniversary/

Finger Eleven tour dates. They have 2 dates in Saskatchewan! $45.00/ticket, WOW??????? I guess “One Thing made them huge??? That’s a lot of money to see a bar band??????

http://www.fingereleven.com/tour-dates/

Stone Temple Pilots are touring in the USA, no word of a full length album with Chester Benninton. They released a video in January saying they were 95% done recording the album, so where is it?

That’s a big statement from a guy who just released a disappointing album. LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.nme.com/news/muse/87736?utm_campaign=nme-august-21-21-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Really? Already announcing a sequel to “Straight Outta Compton”

http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/87739?utm_campaign=nme-august-21-21-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

LANGUAGE OF COURSE!!!!!!!!!!!

James Labrie (Dream Theater) did well for himself! This has to be fake?!

New “Duran Duran” song. Yes, they’re still alive?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/duran-duran-shares-moving-new-song-what-are-the-chances-listen/

Hard rock & metal stars from the ’80s, now & then.

http://loudwire.com/hard-rock-metal-stars-in-the-80s-then-and-now/

Maybe “Poison” was an inspiration for this song?

Songs I like, “Obadiah Parker” I only have two 5 song EPs of cover songs

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“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

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Remember what these # were before they were used to tag something? They were the “pound” button on the phone. They were also a sign for a number. Instead of doing this, no.4, you could do this, #4. Crap, I’m old.

I change up my exercise everyday. I need to do more cardio though! (said no one EVER). Stairs, walking, & the recumbent exercise bike. Today it was 40 leg lifts on my hands & knees, 40 for each leg. Then 30 minutes of yoga & I’m really sweaty & tired.

Kelly Clarkson sings Tinder info on Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-kelly-clarkson-sing-tinder-profiles-on-kimmel-20150819

What Pantera fan won’t forget Dimebag Darrel? I didn’t get into Pantera until right around the time he was shot & killed onstage. Today would’ve been his 49th birthday.

http://loudwire.com/remembering-dimebag-darrell-musicians-pay-tribute/?fb820

SOME LANGUAGE! F-BOMBS CENSORED! SHIT & ASSHOLE NOT CENSORED

Do you want to win a Fender Starcaster bass? Here’s your chance!

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/pages/royal-blood-sweepstakes

Royal Blood was AWESOME!

Cover of CCR’s “Lodi”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-shawn-colvins-yearning-cover-of-ccrs-lodi-20150820

Proof that Mumford & Sons were in a boy band. Hahahahahaha!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/proof-mumford-and-sons-used-to-be-in-a-boy-band-called-mumtown/

Fall Out Boy’s best zummer ever LANGUAGE!!!

Kid shreds on accordion

Kid group “The Mini Band” make original music video after multiple covers of Metallica & Guns n’ Roses. Group of young teens & pre-teens. They’re good, better than I ever was, but that’s not hard to accomplish

http://loudwire.com/kid-group-the-mini-band-original-track-metallica-invite/

Fair enough. I was in high school when Alanis Morrissette released this album 20 years ago.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/alanis-morissette-announces-20th-anniversary-reissue-of-jagged-little-pill/

Our Lady Peace’ #TBT in Chicago

Halestorm live!

Muppets cover N. W. A.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/the-muppets-cover-nwa-s-express-yourself-in-new-ma/385742?utm_campaign=nme-august-20-20-08-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Mom & my great aunt came over for a short visit & brought some tasty peaches, ready to eat now, so I had one, tasty!

Kid flips plane

http://airplane-reaction.thesocialcrat.com/video-he-flips-air-plane-upside-down-now-watch-his-4-year-olds-reaction/

Masterpiece review from the Rock It Out Blog. I know nothing about rap. I did check out N. W. A.’s “Straight Outta Compton” it’s good, but I’d never listen to it.

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/masterpiece-reviews-kanye-west-late-registration/

Beard guy, road stories “Walk off the Earth”

Disturbed album review. After their 2nd album, I didn’t bother to follow them, that was years ago, I wasn’t married yet.

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-immortalized-album-review/

Songs I like, “Oasis” THE ALBUM! “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory” Remember Noel Gallagher? He’s the guitar player. His bother Liam is the singer.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris