EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL

I fell asleep to “Tremonti” the album “Dust”, the new “Rob Zombie”, then part of “Tremonti” again. They both hit my iTunes at 9:30 pm!

I exercised to ”Stevie Wonder” Greatest Hits album at least 5 of them are from the album “Songs in the Key of Life”

Exercise total for the week; 40 push ups, 120 leg lifts, 120 squats, 6000 crunches.

All of those exercises make a HUUUUUUUGE difference when I go walking with my walker & Kim.

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Like I said, surviving, surviving stage 4 brain cancer doesn’t come with a “How to…” guide, so hold my beer & watch this! Epic or Fail……………we’ll see!

No plans set in stone for the weekend. Just a few balls in the air. Looks to be quite tame though. We’re getting old so that’s not a bad thing. Last night we were just sitting watching TV & out of the blue, Brewster grabs my forearm & decides he wants to “wrestle”. I try to put on my slippers to get on the floor. He just wouldn’t stop. He’s up on the couch still attacking my arm, while I’m trying to grab my shoes. He’s funny, he did that twice last night. Quiet 1 second & then full on “Let’s wrestle..NOW!” I’m the wrestle/play person, Kim’s the curl up & cuddle person. If she’s at work, he occasionally curls up with me. Little guy makes laugh hysterically!

A new face coming to a TV near you!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/michelle-obama-to-appear-on-the-voice-ncis-20160428

Things are getting heated between Motorhead & Black Stone Cherry

http://loudwire.com/motorhead-call-out-black-stone-cherry-cocaine-story/

Selfies, WHY? I don’t have a cell phone. If I did it would stay home & be used as a home PHONE! If I go out of town I’d bring it with me for emergency PHONE calls. I don’t enjoy photos of myself, so what gives me the right to take a photo of you? If I have to get a cell, I’ll use it for nothing more than a phone.

If you say so???

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-new-artists-you-need-to-know-april-2016-20160429

Nope, no I don’t

I’ve got the new Rob Zombie album & after 2 listens, I quite enjoy it! Less danceable than his previous solo work!

http://loudwire.com/rob-zombie-the-electric-warlock-acid-witch-satanic-orgy-celebration-dispenser-album-review/

A 26 minute documentary by the Rock It Out Blog & Consequence of Sound. About Superman!

I guess Iron Maiden had a rough night in China?

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-bruce-dickinson-chinese-censorship-we-dont-give-shit/

Muse covering Prince in the studio

How did Wolfgang Van Halen save the day for Tremonti?

I hope you have the new album by Kongos preordered? You get a 2nd song with your preorder!

I’m not a fan of his demeanor either.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/n-w-as-mc-ren-on-kiss-gene-simmons-them-dudes-is-a-joke-20160429

Ian Thornley with guitar on instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEyodhezF4y/

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I’M A MORNING PERSON

I fell asleep to multiple albums by “Foo Fighters” first “Sonic Highways” second the self titled debut album “Foo Fighters” & finally about ½ of “The Colour & The Shape”

I exercised to “Dream Theater” the album “The Astonishing”

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Today was another early morning after a long night got to bed around midnight, listened to roughly 2 ½ albums on my iPod. Woke up just before 6:00 am to pee, I was up I figured I might as well stay up & get going? Turned on the stereo & started putting dishes away that I took care of for Kim after supper, did the dishwasher that was full & ran last night & washed a few by hand since I made a breakfast juice last night & needed the pitcher for it. I’ve turned into a morning person Kim wakes me up during the week either before she gets ready for work or as she’s leaving for work. I like to get my workout/breakfast smoothie done ASAP so I can get this done & relax for the rest of the day ( around 2:00 pm or a bit later) is when I hit the couch & watch the late night talk shows I’ve recorded from the previous night. As soon as Kim gets home we watch “The Ellen Degeneres Show” together. I watch Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien & Netflix if there’s time for it before she gets home. I keep busy with my workout, Brewster, & this blog before I get to relax! Weekends I occasionally sleep in past 9:30 am. I listened to the newest “Anthrax” album “For All Kings” at a reasonable volume, not 11!

Just when I thought Major League Baseball umpires had hit the bottom, they prove me wrong & keep digging. I think any fan, player or manager watching the Chicago White Sox playing the Toronto Blue Jays last night would have been absolutely disgusted with the very inconsistent strike zone. When the back catchers, hitters, pitchers, live spectators, TV spectators, and managers from both teams question you as to why the same pitch was a strike or ball 3 pitches ago is now the opposite, wouldn’t an umpire begin to think that he might be off a bit. Then you go & throw a manager out of the game for asking a question to a different umpire? The Blue Jays would have lost anyways but it shouldn’t have been 4-0, I’ll say 3-0 at the worst, the fourth run was laughable, & who knows what the other miscalls would have been? The entire game was a joke at best. Keep “..digging your hole..” umpires, I guess you haven’t hit rock bottom yet?

As much as I like Foo Fighters I’ve only seen them 4 times, that’s the same amount that I’ve seen Trivium? I like Trivium but they’re not Foo Fighters! I try to never miss a Big Wreck show in town. When I went to see them in ’99-2002 they were here about 3 or 4 times a year & I saw them each & everytime. Even when I was in the hospital, Kim & I would take Para Transit or our wheelchair van to see ‘Thornley’ in town a few times, the lead singer’s band while Big Wreck had broken up for a decade.

Halestorm’s Facebook site has turned me on to other artists I likely wouldn’t know about. They recommended ‘Highly Suspect’, who was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album for their debut album “Mr. Asylum”. I can’t think of another rock group who has been a Grammy nominee for their debut album? That’s impressive for a rock band, especially now that rock music isn’t ‘cool’ right now.

EXPLICIT CONTENT!!!!!!!!!!

Tremonti’s “Dust” album reviewed track by track

http://whatculture.com/music/tremonti-dust-review-10-phenomenal-tracks-reviewed-ranked

New Blink 182

http://loudwire.com/blink-182-new-song-bored-to-death-album-title-release-date/

Hahahahaha! Darth Trump

Ben Harper is FANTASTIC! Video inside the link!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-ben-harper-rehearse-poignant-new-songs-with-innocent-criminals-20160427

^^That’s just a small sample of what he’s done!

This was really good! Retired L.A. Lakers basketball player Kobe Bryant on The Ellen Degeneres Show.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/videos/watch-kobe-bryants-seriously-sweaty-ellen-prank-20160427

Video inside the link.

The show “Repeat After Me” was really funny as well, I thought anyways! Especially when I heard “Girlfriend, you are tight like a pickle jar”

I almost peed a little when I saw this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pro GMO. Article.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/can-i-get-that-with-extra-gmo-1461710531

If you were born in 1979 on, you don’t know a world without GMOs, other than food you’ve grown yourself or at an organic grocery store.

I know there’s many people opposed to this my opinion on this, but it’s my opinion only. I’m not speaking for anyone else. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Tour announcement from Blink 182 with 3 other groups

http://loudwire.com/blink-182-a-day-to-remember-all-american-rejects-all-time-low-2016-tour/

In Flames’ “Reroute to Remain” album now on Spotify!

Paul Simon hitting the road with his new album. New song inside the link!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-paul-simon-sing-about-baseball-legend-on-cool-papa-bell-20160428

Halestorm’s self titled debut album is 7 years old today

“Whatever doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger”

“……….A wounded man shall say to his assailant. If I live I will kill you, if I die you are forgiven …….”

Works for cancer patients or anybody with a natural terminal disease, other than that I don’t think I’d go by that quote.

New “July Talk” streaming here

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/04/canadian-rockers-july-talk-give-disco-a-deadly-edge-in-new-song-push-pull-listen/ No release date to be found? I’ve got their breakthrough album, with the song below. I really like it, but I don’t listen to it as much as I thought I would

These 2 were in opposing bands in the ’90s & were mortal enemies back then. I never listened to “Blur” or “Gorillaz”. Oasis was FANTASTIC though!

http://www.nme.com/news/noel-gallagher/93264?utm_campaign=nme-daily-28th-apr-28-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Prescription drugs found by Prince’s body.

http://www.nme.com/news/prince/93268?utm_campaign=nme-daily-28th-apr-28-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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I fell asleep to “The Agonist” the album “Eye of Providence” after all of “Into Eternity” the album “Buried in Oblivion” & 3 songs from “The New Meanies” the album “Three Seeds”. I woke up to pee (I think I’m turning into a pregnant woman) & then fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the album “X”

^^They’re Not around any more & didn’t get to much of a level of success. I think they released one album & I saw them the final time in 1999? I remember seeing them & going straight to the hospital to see my grandmother who was dying of breast cancer.

I exercised to “Radiohead” the albums “The Bends” & “OK Computer”

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Everything I do from now to whenever is me bombing around the house in a wheelchair! I get on the floor to exercise, play with Brewster, our 12.5 pound dog or get something with a long handle to reach whatever I dropped under the bed. Life could be a lot worse.

If I played the murder game Ellen Degeneres was talking about a few years ago, where you wink at people depending on what your card says. Everybody has to catch you winking since that’s how you murder someone. I’d win that game by a “landslide” or lose just as poorly. I’d say “I was winking under my eye patch?” or I guess I’d have to shout out “HEY, I WINKED AT YOU!” & I’d be caught instantly.

Yes, I try to listen to as much music as possible. On Monday I even listened to an Alter Bridge live blu-ray concert from Wembley Stadium after their 3rd album while doing stuff in the kitchen. When I was in high school I’d turn on some quiet music as I fell asleep. Once I had my bedroom in the basement & a 5 CD player I’d fill it, put it on random & shuffle as I fell asleep.

Now I listen to my iPod with different/more comfortable/better sounding ear buds by Senheizer. Yeah, it takes me a while to find the right music that will help me sleep. 4 or 5 different albums until I get the right one. Oddly, it’s usually a metal album?

And there was no joy at the Rogers Center in Toronto last night………………..again. The visiting Chicago White Sox won 10-1. R. A. Dickey & mostly his knuckle ball can’t retire fast enough. Dickey seems like a good guy & seems to fit nicely as a veteran player. The knuckle ball is a very rare pitch. Pretty much you hold the ball a certain way so it doesn’t spin, pitch towards the catcher & hope it’s a strike & it’s tough on any catcher. You need a different/bigger glove to catch it & only a few catchers can actually catch it. He leaves the field after 6 innings down 6-0, hands it off to the bull pen (relief pitchers) they give up 4 more runs, the Blue Jays hit one solo home run & call it a day?

I knew it would be a blood bath when it was 6-0 & before when I knew who the starting pitcher would be. Seems like a good guy, but I strongly dislike the knuckle ball in general!

Tomorrow night or Friday morning I’ll be getting 2 preordered albums from iTunes at midnight eastern time Thursday night, which is 10:00 pm in Saskatchewan. Tremonti’s album ‘Dust’ & a Rob Zombie album.

Older Rob Zombie song the 3 new ones are not appropriate.

Halestorm shared it. Singer Lzzy Hale singing with Lita Ford & her band on stage.

The Glorious Sons shared it…..

Pentatonix on Conan May 2nd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bush on tour with Chevelle!! I really like Chevelle, I like Bush but they’re sort of hit & miss for me. Of course I love their first album “Sixteen Stone”

http://loudwire.com/bush-summer-2016-u-s-tour-chevelle/

Opeth’s “Lamentations” album to be released on 3 vinyl albums July 22nd

“The live album, originally recorded at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on September 25, 2003 features ‘Damnation’ performed in full along with a selection of tracks from ‘Blackwater Park’ & ‘Deliverance’. “ “Lamentations” is a live album that was released as a double CD.

At least “Tegan & Sara” are doing something they enjoy. I like some of their stuff.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-tegan-and-sara-survive-awkward-video-shoot-in-boyfriend-clip-20160427

The previous album I bought & still enjoy. ^^This is available for preorder on iTunes to be fully released on June 3rd

Remember the former guitarist/singer that left Blink 182? Hear his side of the story.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-tom-delonges-ufo-obsession-blink-182-turmoil-20160427

“Unlock The Truth” video, never heard of them, I like this song though, his voice bothers me a bit.

http://loudwire.com/unlocking-the-truth-take-control-exclusive-video-premiere/

I agree there seems to be more & more females in rock music, it’s a nice change! There’s quite a few in this list I’ve never listened to?

http://loudwire.com/supreme-rock-goddesses/

AC/DC fans can get a refund on tickets for shows with Axl Rose fronting the band, if they choose not to attend.

http://www.nme.com/news/acdc/93244?utm_campaign=nme-daily-27th-apr-27-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Article with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

http://www.altpress.com/features/entry/artist_on_artist_cilvers_uliana_preotu_interviews_halestorms_lzzy_hale

A full Smashing Pumpkins reunion on the horizon?

http://loudwire.com/former-smashing-pumpkins-darcy-wretzky-consider-going-back-to-band/

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LIVING CANCER FREE

I fell asleep to “Puscifer” the album “Money Shot” after 3 or 4 attempts at other albums including “Prince” the album “Purple Rain” & “Pantera” the album “Vulgar Display of Power”

EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THE SONG BELOW!!! Prince never allowed any audio in his youtube videos. Here’s Foo Fighters covering “Darling Nikki” as a B-Side for single from “The Colour & The Shape” released in 1997.

I exercised to “Dream Theater” the first 3 songs on the album “The Astonishing”

Followed by “Lynyrd Skynyrd” a double album “The Essential” on shuffle

Rydell I remember this from your wedding. I think you were dancing with the mothers?

I have to put this. It was a hilarious episode of the 4 season series “My Name is Earl”

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So now I’m living cancer free which is awesome! Those 4 & ½ years look smaller & smaller as time progress’. Can’t remember them nor do I really want to. Now I pay far more attention to my health. I eat much better than I did before. Sure I splurge like most people about 2 or 3 times a month or on the odd occasion we go out, which isn’t very often. The rest of the time I drink a mixture of fruit & vegetables I toss in a blender & have that for breakfast usually other than once a month that we go out for brunch. Lunch is usually a chicken wrap with a bit of grated cheese & Frank’s Red Hot. Supper is a wild card, usually chicken with Quinoa & wild rice in some form with some type of vegetables or a salad from Pita Pit or something along those lines. I eat less sugar filled stuff than I did before. Even my snacks are grapes, carrots or rice/pita crackers & hummus. 2 or 3 liters of water or a glass of cranberry juice to change it up a bit. If we go out, it depends on my mood, a salad or the tastiest thing on the menu. I exercise Monday-Friday for a little over an hour & I think we’ll be walking Saturdays & Sundays in our parkade with my walker & Kim holds me to make sure I don’t fall! I wish you all could meet her, she’s beyond AWESOME!

There’s no manual for surviving, surviving stage 4 brain cancer. I was told to exercise, especially my core muscles. So I spend roughly 1 ½ hours every morning exercising. My abdominal muscles are incredible, unfortunately they’re covered by a layer of fat. My mom suggested I try doing some squats! I’ve added that into my exercises. I have many exercises I can do here at home on the floor & stairs, walking & using the exercise bike in the condo’s “gym” aka a exercise bike & a treadmill.

Toronto Blue Jays baseball Monday evening, so you know where I was……………on the couch………….watching them lose 7-5 when they were winning 5-1???

Megadeth shared it……

Good for you & you’re filthy mouth.

http://loudwire.com/l-a-guns-phil-lewis-controversy-more-princes-less-rappers-commentary/

Keep doing what you’re doing North Carolina. Your law just makes everyone avoid you more & more……………………& more!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/nick-jonas-demi-lovato-cancel-north-carolina-shows-to-protest-hb2-20160425#ixzz46t6DPxSM

Mood Booster! Sorry, it’s a day late?

Axl Rose spoke & now it’s on the internet, SURPRISE! Video inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-axl-rose-acdc-prince-coachella-paparazzi-los-angeles-airport/

Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) & Joan Jett on stage for a medley

http://loudwire.com/billie-joe-armstrong-joan-jett-rock-geezer-premiere-tribeca-film-festival/

Beyonce getting closer to the rock genres?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/how-beyonces-lemonade-reclaims-rocks-black-female-legacy-20160426

Mark Tremonti’s 5 essential guitar albums

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-04-26/mark-tremonti-s-5-essential-guitar-albums

I had to sorry, LANGUAGE!

Order “Opeth” beer here

http://honestbrew.co.uk/opeth/

More ‘Prince’ covers Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) & Liz Phair (’90s rocker)

http://www.nme.com/news/prince/93227?utm_campaign=nme-daily-26th-apr-26-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter Songs are inside the link! I knew the name didn’t know any of her music. Here’s a random www.youtube.com song

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THE CFL & BACK TO THE EXERCISING GRIND

I fell asleep to “Live” the album “Throwing Copper” after the majority of “Eve 6” the album “Horrorscope”

LANGUAGE!!!

I found a clean version. The language is censored.

I exercised to “Coldplay” the latest album “A Head Full of Dreams” followed by a lot of silence.

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I hit my exercise goal today, but only did 2 types of exercise. I figured I should ease into it, instead of wrecking myself for another week on the couch. I was fine last week, I just felt guilty & bored as my exercise mat sat there & judged me “from a distance”. Why do I know that song? Right, mom likes it! Bad mommy, NO!

When did the Saskatchewan Roughriders become an overpriced professional sporting event? I’ve been going to the only professional football game in the province since my grandfather could hold me on his lap. For the 2017 season we’ll have a new stadium, my parents & I get season tickets, 1 exhibition game, 9 regular season games, & you pay for a home playoff game which carries over if there’s not one. Right now we are paying $7 extra for each game. Even if we move to a worse spot, we pay more than we do now. New stadium so of course prices would go up. If they’re going up that much they’d better win more than 3 games in 2017! I can watch them lose at home on TV. One season & there’s a 98% chance I’ll stay at home, unless it’s an incredible season or new stadium. A roughly $30/game extra.

The 4 BIG singles from each 4 “Alter Bridge” albums available now as they finish recording their 5th studio album. 4 songs in order.

So this first one was just the popular one on iTunes. The single is the next one below it.

Myles Kennedy (singer) sang backing vocals on this Big Wreck song. Unfortunately he’s buried in the mix?

Myles Kennedy was the lead singer in a group called “The Mayfield Four”. I saw them many, many years ago opening for “Big Wreck”, with “The Watchmen” sandwiched in between. Great show!

SWEET!!!!!! Sega Genesis free games online?? I knew this day would come, I didn’t think it would come so soon!? Hello late ’90s & early 2000s, I missed you! If only my left hand worked properly?

http://www.unilad.co.uk/gaming/sega-releasing-megadrive-games-online-for-free-heres-how-to-play/

Pentatonix are on tour NOW!!!

http://www.pollstar.com/resultsArtist.aspx?ID=268573&SearchBy=pentatonix

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver censored LANGUAGE!!!!

16 years ago “Papa Roach” released the album “Infest”. I didn’t like the song when it came out. The rest of our band in University loved it, I refused to sing it! I think I was telling a story or something, totally unrelated from the subject of the song?

http://loudwire.com/papa-roach-infest-anniversary/

Censored LANGUAGE!!!

A concert to battle M.S. With Ken Tizzard & Daniel Greaves both solo I assume, from The Watchmen

http://www.ticketbreak.com/event_details/10844

I liked some of the ‘Destiny’s Child’ stuff, never bought any of it. Beyonce’s solo stuff I don’t enjoy.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/beyonce-lemonade-20160425

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Do you need some Opeth swag?

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/opeth-the-perpetual-journey

Prince passed away last week. The news is still everywhere, & I think the world is doing individual tributes to him. Rightfully so, I love Prince! I’ve got 12 of his albums, which really isn’t much from his catalogue. Here’s Corey Taylor, singer of Slipknot & Stone Sour, performing “Purple Rain”

I was wishing the Prince news would eliminate the Guns n’ Roses news?

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-out-ta-get-me-used-to-love-her-coachella-add-four-dates/

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The countdown is on “Tremonti” the 3rd studio album “Dust” will be released on Friday!! Foo Fighters are on hiatus or as they call it “I hate us”. Big Wreck is writing from what I know? I have to fill my time until they both release something? “Tremonti” & “Alter Bridge” this year would be fantastic with all of the other stuff I have!

As for the www.wikipedia.com mention yesterday. The site no longer says “Anyone can edit”! It’s good for anything other than musicians info. Which sadly is what I mainly use it for 3 or 4 times a year.

A review of the upcoming Tremonti album ‘Dust’ & other info on the album.

http://www.fullmetalrock.com/DUST.html

Beyonce’s album was exclusively on TIDAL but not anymore. Makes sense, not everyone is on TIDAL, I still purchase music from iTunes or maybe a CD or 2 a year?

http://www.nme.com/news/beyonce/93195?utm_campaign=nme-daily-25th-apr-25-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Looking forward to the Kongos release as well on June 10th

Bruce Springsteen covers Price’s “Purple Rain” as a tribute to the artist. Song inside the link!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-bruce-springsteens-poignant-cover-of-princes-purple-rain-20160424

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

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE & CANCER

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I was going to leave this until Monday, but I’d likely forget it. I beat cancer, my body did, & Kim told my parents “He’s not going to die”. I did nothing but sleep 23 hours a day for the majority of 2008. So I beat cancer, does that make me a hero, an idiot, a jerk, a $%^*^%$@!&? Not to me, I’m me! Don’t be like me, “Be Yourself”. Call me whatever you want. I did the least amount required to live. Kim, family & a TON of friends helped me beat cancer. Remember I’m none of those things listed above, I beat cancer, but I had to get cancer first in order to beat it! I never expect/want anyone to do the same as me. I don’t have time for cancer, & you likely have less time for it. Everybody has a job, kids, a hobby or a spouse. Most people have at least one of those things! Nobody sits around & does nothing all day everyday. Even me. I workout like mad because I have to & I want to be more independent. Do I expect everyone else to do the same amount of exercising I do? Good grief no! I have a day everyday to work on me. Nobody else has that kind of time on their hands! Call me whatever you want, I’m going to stick with my birth name, Christopher!

Friday & Saturday we did nothing. Kim wasn’t feeling good on Saturday, which seems to be going around at the moment. She feels fine other than her stomach is a little uneasy. I’ve been watching the Blue Jays all weekend. Friday was a “Murphy’s Law” day. Chris Colabello tested positive for steroids an hour or two before game time so he’s suspended for 80 games with no pay. Saturday was the complete opposite, a win for the Jays 9-3 that’s the type of offense Blue Jay fans have come to expect. They won 6-3 on Sunday which puts them in 2nd place in their division behind The Baltimore Orioles who are 11W-6L while the Jays are 10W-10L, but I think the offense is coming around for the Blue Jays finally?

We didn’t leave the house all weekend, I wanted to see “Batman vs. Superman” as a matinee, but that didn’t happen Kim just wanted to stay home & do nothing, so I watched Blue Jay baseball all weekend, some Netflix, & now a rental on iTunes.

Halestorm shared it……

New video from ‘Gojira’. I’ve heard the name many times but I’ve never actually heard their music.

http://loudwire.com/gojira-video-stranded/

Nope, not for me. I’ll take Simon & Garfunkel’s original version any day

http://www.newslinq.com/the-sound-of-silence-cover/

The other reason I personally don’t trust www.wikipedia.com Why is there always a celebrity playing this fact or fiction game?

Reason number 1

Any John/Jane Doe can put their own definition of whatever on there? So anyone can write a dictionary?

Metallica news LANGUAGE!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/metallica-revisit-home-1980s-proclamation-mayor/

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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

GRUNGE

I fell asleep to “Lacuna Coil” the album “Comalies” after 1 or 2 songs on 3 different albums, 1 of them was ‘Rage Against The Machine’ the album “Evil Empire” & about ½ of “Wide Mouth Mason” the album “Stew”

This should be the clean version below, just beware there could be some LANGUAGE????

As for an exercise total, it was a week off so only 2200 crunches & 60 squats.

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Now it’s too late to say “It’s early but….” when speaking about the Toronto Blue Jays. Last year they acquired 5 players at the end of July & won the division. 2 of them played everyday, 1 played every 5 days & 2 were relief pitchers out of the bullpen that played maybe twice a week. 1 of the 5 is still a Blue Jay. He didn’t do much last year with the bat & it’s the same this year. 2 of the 4 that left did well last year. 2 players shouldn’t dictate what a team of 25 players can do. The current roster is arguably better than last year. The pitching is better, the batters are the same, with 1/9 being different, & the defense on paper is better. 8W-9L after 17 games, something is wrong? If they want to play meaningful baseball in September, these games are just as meaningful now.

To be honest, I hated grunge music when it became the BIG thing in 1991. I was 11 years old at the time. Rock, grunge, & metal was not the music that surrounded me. Now & since the late ’90s that’s pretty much all of my listening music with a dash of pop & jazz! When Nirvana came out with ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ I avoided it, but it was everywhere!

Not my favourite song on what will likely be or already is THE album of the ’90s, but still good. I really like the song ‘Breed’ from that album

Now I have all of the “Alice in Chains”, “Soundgarden”, “Pearl Jam”, “Stone Temple Pilots”, etc. albums, & metal albums. “Trivium” or “Lamb of God” would have to be near the top of my favourite metal groups.

Prince performs Foo Fighters at the Super Bowl!

http://loudwire.com/flashback-prince-unforgettable-super-bowl-performance/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NN3gsSf-Ys

Highly Suspect shared it………….again…………….LANGUAGE!!!!!

Police get goofy with a Drake cover.

Drake’s tune

Calgary or Edmonton, always AWESOME!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/katangus/edmonton-sucks#.fxV1Ep7q2

24 years ago Thursday ‘Beastie Boys’ released the album “Check Your Head”

http://loudwire.com/beastie-boys-check-your-head-anniversary/

Did I mention that “The Age of Electric” are playing in The Exchange Friday, May 27th. Time for my high school crush phase!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I feel old!!

……………& the Prince tributes keep on rollin’, as expected……….

http://loudwire.com/chris-cornell-pearl-jam-pay-musical-tributes-prince/

Yes, Prince wrote & recorded this, Sinead O’Connor covered it.

Foo Fighters covered Prince for a B-Side of a single on “The Colour & The Shape” album EXPLICIT LYRICS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yep, I’ve got this preordered. Release date on iTunes Friday, May 29th

http://loudwire.com/lacuna-coil-delirium-exclusive-song-premiere/

I guess AC/DC held some auditions for a singer? I don’t know if Axl Rose had to audition? It’s likely inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/another-tribute-band-singer-auditioned-acdc/

Opeth has their own brand of beer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder plays the ‘Batman’ theme with his 7 year old daughter.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-eddie-vedder-and-daughter-cover-batman-theme-20160422

Mark Tremonti article/interview

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/interviews/mark_tremonti_talks_to_ug_i_may_not_be_the_biggest_country_music_fan_but_their_players_are_insanely_talented.html?no_takeover

“One Week” people!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who does Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine admire? I love the newest Megadeth album!! Also the newest Anthrax & Dream Theater! Good stuff coming out as far as rock & metal go, it’s just not at the front of the music scene right now.

http://loudwire.com/dave-mustaine-musicians-he-admires/

I’d post all of the Prince news but this would be at least 10 pages long. I’m already at 4!

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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 “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres