BACK TO THE GRIND………………..SORT OF.

I fell asleep to “The Tea Party” the album “The Edges of Twilight”

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” the double album “In Your Honor”/”In Your Honour”

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Yes, Monday was a day off here. I had some friends over from out of town/province in the afternoon. Was good to have most of us from University together, just lacking a few people.

My back is just an annoying pain today, nothing serious. I stretched it out & did a minimal amount of exercise. Just dialed things back a bit until I’m all better. Can’t jump in with both feet after two weeks being sidelined on the couch with a bad back.

Trade deadline for baseball was yesterday. Blue Jays ended up with 3 different pitchers, not bad, but not what I would have liked to see. I was hoping Jose Bautista, R.A. Dickey & Josh Thole would be gone. They’re not & fair enough I don’t run the team, I’m nothing more than an intense fan. If the club house is in good spirit, good enough for me. If it ain’t broke, don’t “fix” it.

After last night’s 14 inning loss 2-1 the Blue Jays are tied with the Boston Red Sox for 2nd place in their division 1 game behind the Baltimore Orioles.

Maynard James Keenan, Tool singer, has added more dates to his book tour. That tells me, no new Tool album until next year at the earliest. I’m at a point, as a Tool fan, where I just don’t care. If they really wanted to, they could have recorded an album & released it once the lawsuit over the album art was over. They didn’t think ahead is all I can say, & whenever it’s released it had better be REALLY GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/maynard-james-keenan-book-tour-upcoming-memoir/

So “Green Day” is releasing a new single on August 11th. Will it be any good? Once they released the album “American Idiot” I didn’t really care about their music. I was disappointed with the singles. When I think of Green Day this is nowhere in my thoughts. Fair enough though. I don’t have to like what they release, they do. If they don’t like it, why would they be doing it?

http://loudwire.com/green-day-new-single-bang-bang-august/

Are we saying “Goodbye” to AC/DC?

http://loudwire.com/acdc-angus-young-on-brother-malcolm-axl-rose-cliff-williams-retirement/

“We are currently hard at work putting the final touches on the album, which has unfortunately forced us to push back the start of our tour and miss some previously announced festival dates. We’re sorry to miss these shows, but we will be announcing touring plans soon… “ – The Pretty Reckless

So there is an album!!! AWESOME! I thought it might just be a single?

“This new album is almost done? Personally I’ve worked harder on these songs than anything I have ever put my mental energies into.. It has leveled me and I sincerely hope it does the same to you. We started writing it months ago in LA, and organized the best grains of sand from ALL of the grains of sand that we’ve collected over the past year during our travels around the country and the world. After we sorted out our findings in LA we flew the sand over to Colombia and spent 4 weeks collecting air, energy and knowledge that we would use to weld our sand into a giant boulder. We took our new fusion boulder back to Brooklyn and spent the summer breaking it back into tiny grains of sand that have a different color and new spiritual presence so that we could build a beautiful castle and then finally we photographed it from every angle so that it could last forever even after the tide washed it away. And pretty soon you’ll be able to listen to those photos of that castle made from that boulder that was made from all the sand we’ve collected from around the world once we have it framed. I can see the finish line. You should start preparing. Recommending plywood for your windows and plenty of extra batteries and candles. Goodbye Mister Asylum.” – Highly Suspect

I really liked their debut album. Can they make an album without language in 7 of 10 songs?

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

I had stage 4 brain cancer, I survived I’m fine. I didn’t really know I had cancer until I was cured aka I don’t remember much of 2008 at all. Living with ALS would likely terrify me. If you’ve got even $5.00 to spare this guy could use it….

https://www.gofundme.com/saving-strength

OK? Why? Screw up the evidence the first go around?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/serial-maryland-ag-appeals-adnan-syed-retrial-w432186

Being Canadian, I obviously can’t vote in this 3 ring circus side show of a campaign. It’s been entertaining & somewhat worrisome from a distance, but the hits just keep on coming

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/gold-star-mom-to-trump-stop-running-for-president-w432102

The more I listen to “Dream Theater” the more I like them.

http://loudwire.com/dream-theater-add-u-s-dates-the-astonishing-live-2016-tour/

Clutch video. I really like these guys, I’m glad Corey turned me onto them! It seems like Corey & I just saw them in Saskatoon opening for Lamb of God?

http://loudwire.com/clutch-a-quick-death-in-texas-video/

Alter Bridge shared it…

Is gender flipping the new thing for reboots? My question is; Are movie writers getting less creative? “Ah, we’ll rehash this one! People will eat it up!” I saw that movie 32 years ago, got anything new?

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/features/gender-flipping-movies-the-new-gritty-reboot-w432125

Opeth is available for preorder on iTunes lead single with preorder, full album release September 30th

It just hit me there’s a TON of good stuff coming this year music wise. I’ve already grabbed 15 albums this year one is a live album & doesn’t count. Another one is Scream, the band Dave Grohl was in before he joined Nirvana! I checked & I know have 3 on preorder & 2 without a release date or preorder available.

All of that & photos of Royal Blood in the studio on their Facebook site!

LANGUAGE!!!!

Big Wreck also had photos on Facebook of them in the studio!!!!

As for Green Day, we’ll see? Good thing Foo Fighters are on hiatus & Tool is taking their sweet time. I see myself binge listening to their albums?

Consequence of Sound celebrates 25 years of the film “Silence of the Lambs”. I still have problems watching anything with Anthony Hopkins in it. Brr! Right down my spine!

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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

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