SPORTS THEN MUSIC & POP CULTURE STUFF

I fell asleep to “In Flames” the album “Siren Charms” first I listen to most of an 18 song “Greatest Hits” by “INXS”

I woke up early & listened to “The Northern Pikes” the album “Snow in June”

I exercised to ”Our Lady Peace” 9 albums on shuffle, 8 of them are on CD!

No, not baseball, but I do try to watch as many Blue Jays games as possible. Not much of football either. NHL is what this short paragraph will be about.

If I want to watch a fight, as a Canadian I can watch boxing, UFC, MMA, or NHL. If I want to watch hockey, I’m lucky if there’s a European game on whatever network. I’ve been to 1 NHL exhibition/preseason game. When did people cheer the loudest? When a fight would occur. Sure they cheered for a goal, all 3 or 4 of them. The crowd made it very apparent that they came to see two guys, on ice, try to beat the snot out of each other. Nobody seemed to care about the score, that’s why I don’t watch this thing called “hockey”. A broken bone will heal, the score of a hockey game will never change. This suspension of a mere 20 games was upheld by the NHL Wednesday afternoon. I still say “Goodbye…………………FOREVER!!!! You cross checked an official you moron!”

NFL vs. CFL, apples & oranges. CFL “Longer, Wider, Faster” I had a T-Shirt back in the day that said that about the CFL. Playing field in the CFL 110 yards long by 65 yards wide, end zones are 20 yards deep. NFL playing field is 100 yards long by 53.5 yards wide, end zone are 10 yards. An NFL game is scheduled for a minimum of 4 hours, a CFL game is scheduled for 3 hours. Both leagues can use the same ball. CFL footballs are normally larger around. 3 downs in Canada, not 4 like the NFL. CFL goal posts are at the end zone line, NFL goal posts are even with the back of the end zone.

I’ve never gotten into NFL though many Canadians are. The CFL has become rather boring, could be because the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders have been terrible the last 2 seasons.

Cancer wise, nothing new. Right now my body is trying to be more of a normal/healthy body. Kind of like going through a different type of puberty? The first puberty was great, let’s do something like that again!………………..NOT! That or I’m just getting old?

I couldn’t even name a song by “Kesha”. I have seen her interviewed a few times on “Conan”, but that’s it.

Awesome, I liked the 5 song EP “Stone Temple Pilots” released with “Chester Bennington” of “Linkin Park”

http://loudwire.com/stone-temple-pilots-reunite-chester-bennington-one-off-benefit/

I’d enter this contest, but I’m really turned off by the “singer” for “Children of Bodom” who are opening as the 2nd of 3 bands in total. I like these 2 songs but that’s it.

Sing or do death metal growls? Don’t do both at the same time, it’s not all that & a bag of chips. Figure it out & “call me maybe”

“Big Wreck” shared it! This album instantly reminds me of “Dire Straits”

Is this more proof that Kanye West has a large ego? LANGUAGE!!!! Inside the link. In the www.youtube.com video below I would have just said “NO!” for the reaction!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/audio-leaks-of-kanye-wests-backstage-snl-meltdown/

Movie sequels you may not have known were coming in 2016? “Angels & Demons” & “The DaVinci Code” were released in the wrong order of the books & paled in comparison to the books!

Win tickets to see “Pearl Jam”. I’ve seen them twice, I’m good but they’re really good live!!!!

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/artists/pearl-jam/

Ah, “Slayer” for me the prescription reads “Take 1 album a day only”.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/slayer-release-teaser-clip-for-you-against-you-video.html

Want to collect vinyl albums aka records?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/win-a-year-subscription-to-vinyl-me-please-plus-their-2015-record-collection/

There’s still a 99% chance I wont listen to a reissue of any band. Especially “Metallica”

http://loudwire.com/metallica-reissuing-kill-em-all-ride-the-lightning/

I’m a big fan of music documentarys or just documentarys in general!

http://loudwire.com/dee-snider-we-are-twisted-fing-sister-documentary/

Stephen Colbert mocks failed Presidential candidates

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-stephen-colbert-mock-failed-candidates-chris-christie-carly-fiorina-20160218

Who with Geddy Lee of “Rush”? Song inside the link! Catchy tune!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-wintersleeps-soaring-song-with-rushs-geddy-lee-20160218

Geddy Lee also played bass on this song by “I Mother Earth”

“Chris Stapleton” skit on Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-chris-stapleton-turn-horrible-words-into-beautiful-music-20160218

42 years ago “Kiss” released their debut album.

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

Sorry, I don’t know much about Kiss, & their debut album isn’t on iTunes. I couldn’t tell you what’s on that album.

I saw a photo on Facebook, Dave Grohl will be performing on the Oscars. Sunday, February 28th!!!!!!!!

Metallica announce details for the deluxe re-issues of “Kill ’em All” & “Ride the Lightning”

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/metallica-announce-details-of-deluxe-kill-em-all-ride-the-lightning-reissues.html TONS OF BONUS STUFF FOR FANS!!!

Carpool karaoke with Sia.

SORRY STUFF TO DO AROUND THE HOUSE!!!

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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 “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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