EXERCISE?

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I fell asleep to “Queens of the Stone Age” the album “….like clockwork”.  Guess who played drums on this album?  The name rhymes with Rave Roll?

I exercised to “A. D.D.” the album “Core” then “Alice in Chains” their Greatest Hits” the songs before singer, Layne Staley, died from a heroin overdose.

I remember Chris Messer telling me that the band I was with in university, should play “Man in the Box” my voice hadn’t completely changed from being a bass singer in high school yet.  The song was pretty difficult for me.

 

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I exercise daily because I have to if I want to walk again.  I miss it when I’m supposed to be relaxing.  The part I really like about it is my rotation of T-Shirts that fit has grown!  Seems as though each week I can add another shirt into the mix.  This week started off with the addition of 3 T-Shirts.  That’s my wardrobe, concert T-Shirts & mostly shorts.

I really don’t like the heat!  Our windows face south so it’s always warm in here.  Even if the blinds are closed, even in the winter, it can get up to 89F or 28C.  Far too warm for me!  In the summer I can turn on the air conditioner to keep it at 22C.  In the winter I’m hooped?  I don’t even turn on the heat.  I did last winter & it kicked in 3 times, the rest of the winter it was really “hot in herre” even when I left the door open.  The heat from the sun kept it at a more than balmy 89F, 31C.  If we were going out I’d keep my shorts & T-Shirt on & bring my jacket with me.  I don’t wear my winter jacket much, usually a bunny hug/hoodie.  If you’re from Saskatchewan you know what a bunny hug is, if you’re anywhere else & say that, people look at you like you’re absolutely crazy!  That or on occasion in other Canadian provinces someone will say “So, you’re from Saskatchewan I assume?”

 

Alter Bridge behind the song “Poison in Your Veins”

 

50 disturbing songs people love

http://loudwire.com/disturbing-songs-that-people-love/

 

Consequence of Sound review “Deepwater Horizon”

 

Steven Avery, Making a Murderer, is engaged.

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/making-a-murderer-subject-steven-avery-gets-engaged-w442409

 

“10,000 Days” was most recent album released by Tool.  Here are some funny ways that fans are looking at this dry spell.

http://loudwire.com/funniest-new-tool-album-memes/

 

Sharon Osbourne discussing her marriage with Ozzy Osbourne on “Conan”

http://loudwire.com/sharon-osbourne-she-and-ozzy-worked-out-marital-issues/

 

I guess you can stream the new “Opeth” album already.  Release is tomorrow.  If you plan on streaming it today, you should tell your boss you’ll see them on Monday?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-opeths-progressive-lovelorn-new-album-sorceress-w442549

 

Benedict Cumberbatch sings with Pink Floyd singer David Gilmour.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-gilmour-benedict-cumberbatch-sing-comfortably-numb-w442606

 

“The Pretty Reckless” made a video for the song “Take me Down”

http://vevo.ly/ED3Oaf

 

Check out this acoustic show in Regina!

“Dear friends, as you know I play very few shows, in an attempt to remedy this I’m playing a show this weekend (Saturday) at the cathedral social hall (formerly the freehouse) with my homies Mitch Fraser and J.D. Lemire. Shows starts at 9 and there is no cover so if you’re feeling like an outing and some live local music come on by! We’ll be playing some of my own music and some acoustic renditions of room333 songs.”

 

 

Hahahahaha!  Donald Trump!  He won’t EVER live this down

 

“Korn” with Corey Taylor of “Slipknot”

http://loudwire.com/korn-a-different-world-slipknot-corey-taylor/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAmszB9UE_4

“It’s on www.youtube.com but don’t you dare promote it!”  OK, I’m not a fan of “Korn” anyways.

 

Paul Simon on Austin City Limits.  I love the album “Graceland”!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/preview-paul-simons-joyous-debut-acl-performance-w441997

 

Chocolate mint stout available at Rebellion this afternoon!  “HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY”

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

EXERCISE TOTAL FOR THE WEEK

I fell asleep to “Anthrax” the new album “For all Kings” released at midnight Eastern time, I listened to it once, started it again & fell asleep about mid-way through it.

I exercised to “The 1975” the other album I had preordered from iTunes. Guess who was the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon last night? The 1975 playing this tune from the new album “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware”

The exercise total for the week is – 150 squats, 200 push ups, 2200 crunches, 180 leg lifts, & a five minutes a day of just stretching. We didn’t go walking this week that’s why the squats are high, since we knew we had a busy week.

As for Bautista signing with the Jays, if it was going to happen, I think it would have been done by now? No love lost here, we still have Donaldson, Tulowitzki, Colabello & Martin. I think Encarnacion & Bautista are a lost cause. I’m guessing the general manager and the President are both talking to other teams to see what they can get in return if a trade happens or they’ll keep the 2 until the trade deadline & see where the team in the standings? If they go or not the Jays still have a really good team!

Iggy Pop’s collaboration with Josh Homme

Photo of “Chevelle” hard at work recording the new album!

Rob Zombie releases new single. The title has an F-Bomb in it, as well throughout the song. If this offends you please don’t watch the video? LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes, have this album preordered on iTunes.

http://loudwire.com/rob-zombie-well-everybodys-f-ing-in-a-ufo-lyric-video/

Lyric video for the “Anthrax” single from the album “For All Kings”

http://loudwire.com/anthrax-breathing-lightning-lyric-video/

https://www.yahoo.com/music/anthrax-breathing-lightning-lyric-video-203409498.html?format=embed

I guess Finger Eleven are listening to Pink Floyd today..

Mean tweets read by celebrities on Jimmy Kimmel.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-seth-rogen-clooney-emily-blunt-read-mean-tweets-on-kimmel-20160226 The LANGUAGE is censored!

Johnny Cash’ 11 best cover songs. I’m not much of a Johnny Cash fan.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/johnny-cashs-11-coolest-cover-songs-20140912/rusty-cage-soundgarden-20140912 He ruined this song, I’ll always take the original if Johnny Cash is involved.

Corey Taylor, of Slipknot, clears the mud on the future of the band.

http://www.nme.com/news/slipknot/91848?utm_campaign=nme-daily-26th-feb-26-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Oh, John Oliver! Last Week Tonight with John Oliver! LANGUAGE!!!!!

A review of the latest, 2nd, release from “The 1975”

http://www.nme.com/reviews/the-1975/16401?utm_campaign=nme-daily-26th-feb-26-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

More John Oliver, LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

An article about women dealing daily with terrible situations. Aren’t women allowed the same respect as men? Not yet, but WOO we are so advanced as a society………………….NOT!

https://medium.com/@mshannabrooks/why-women-smile-at-men-who-sexually-harass-us-cf4eeb90ed30#.usltdf8v5

Ian Fletcher Thornley of Big Wreck on instagram!!!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BCQZdBvTF7v/

His solo album

Big Wreck

Thornley’s band while Big Wreck was on hiatus for a decade called “Thornley”

Deep Purple member angry with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. That’s fine barf your anger out on social media sites while I listen to the only song I know from Deep Purple.

http://loudwire.com/joe-lynn-turner-deep-purple-rock-hall-of-fame-mess-shameful-situation/

Tune inside the link from A.D.D.

https://soundcloud.com/addloud/not-my-way

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

AMERICAN IDOL/EXERCISE TOTAL

I fell asleep to “Foo Fighters” the debut “Self Titled” album

I exercised to “A. D. D.” the only album “Core” & changed it to “Alter Bridge” the album “ABIII”

I only listened to half of this album, just a portion of my workout.

Exercise total over 4 days. 90 squats, 200 push ups, 1260 crunches & 30 minutes of yoga.

American Idol confuses me & I’m 36. It’s not that the contestants are much younger & more talented than I’ll ever be. I’ve decided to just watch it & not even try to avoid it. Final season, I might as well? Somebody hit a BIG note, that’s exactly what the judges want to hear. Last year I remember the same judges saying “Hit a big note but know when to not use it” paraphrasing that. I’m 36 years old & that confuses me, how do you think a 14 year old would respond to that?

Yes, I have Dave Grohl’s autograph from a touring one day Canadian festival that stopped in almost every province in the summer of 2000, & yes, I almost peed with joy & excitement when I got it! It’s in a frame here with a poster that drummer Taylor Hawkins signed at a show in Saskatoon about a month after I had been diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. I have 4 of the 5 Foo Fighters autograph’s. Guitarist Pat Smear is the only one I don’t have.

Well that would be a first. I know David Bowie has worked with Dave Grohl a few times. I’ve heard one song they did together.

http://www.nme.com/news/david-bowie/91633?utm_campaign=nme-daily-18-feb-18-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine on former band Metallica.

http://loudwire.com/megadeth-dave-mustaine-on-metallica-no-beef-those-dudes/

It’s from Revolver, you know it’s going to be heavy……but will it be any good?

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/entombed-a-d-premiere-video-for-the-winner-has-lost.html

From www.youtube.com/consequenceofsound

The music instantly reminded me of “The Rolling Stones” in a good way, but we already have ”The Stones”. The guys voice is good but he’s no Mick Jagger!

I guess Marilyn Manson has his place……………..WAY OVER there. David Bowie cover inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/hear-marilyn-manson-shooter-jennings-david-bowie-cat-people/

This is good, it’s original, I’ve never heard metal music like this! Check it out, it can’t hurt to at least listen to it! To me it’s like metal light, but still good at the same time. Regina based band!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/third-ion-new-album-biolith-nearly-complete–2#/

The search for a new singer continues for “Stone Temple Pilots”. I hope they find one VERY SOON!

http://www.guitarworld.com/artists-artist-news-interviews-news/stone-temple-pilots-dean-deleo-talks-online-singer-search/28710

13 disturbing songs that people. Mine is below. LANGUAGE IN A COUPLE SONGS IN THE LINK

http://loudwire.com/13-disturbing-songs-people-love-watch/

10 best hard rock albums of ’96. Again, mine is below.

http://loudwire.com/best-hard-rock-albums-1996/?fb2

No, it was just a really STUPID move. Leave “Coldplay” alone!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bring-me-the-horizon-destroying-coldplays-nme-table-wasnt-protest-20160219

“Tremonti” single “Dust” from the upcoming album of the same name will be released on Monday, February 29th. The album that was recorded at the same time as “Cauterize”

Can’t get into/enjoy the music from “Killswitch Engage”

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/killswitch-engage-premiere-new-song-and-music-video-cut-me-loose.html

Is “Kanye West” trying to get out of the hole he’s been digging since he became famous & opened his mouth?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kanye-west-i-want-the-best-for-taylor-swift-20160219

“Finger Eleven” shared this link

“A week ago, while we were digging our way out of North Ontario tundra, a legendary voice was celebrating a Birthday. We missed it, but it’s never too late.

And in tribute we instantly and automatically think of this clip.

Happy Belated Birthday, Michael McDonald”

 

Joey & Chandler’s hilarious moments on FRIENDS

http://uproxx.com/tv/joey-chandler-best-friends-moments/8/

Don’t forget Sunday’s tribute to director James Burrows on NBC. Featuring cast members from “Wings”, Cheers”, “Will & Grace”, “FRIENDS”, “The Big Bang Theory”, etc.

 

Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” covered in 20 different styles.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/theres-something-weird-about-this-cover-of-justin-biebers-sorry-sung-in-20-different-styles?utm_campaign=nme-daily-19th-feb-19-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

On the ’90s classic album by “Oasis” ‘What’s the Story (Morning)Glory’

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/the-full-story-behind-oasis-dont-look-back-in-anger?utm_campaign=nme-daily-19th-feb-19-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Interview with 2016 winners of “God like Genius” award “Coldplay”! Yes, I like “Coldplay” in reasonably sized doses.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/coldplay-exclusive-interview-with-nmes-2016-godlike-geniuses-0?utm_campaign=nme-daily-19th-feb-19-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

VERY slow day for music news on facebook. I’m calling it in for the rest of the day. Catch you Sunday!!!!

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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

RE-ISSUES

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I get that the music industry isn’t to great these days. I’m guessing that’s one of the 2 reasons so many groups are throwing re-issues of older albums since they can’t afford studio time. The 2nd reason is likely because music is now bought & sold digitally. My question is why buy an album you already have that will sound a bit different than the version you already own? I bought 1 remastered album a while back, Foo Fighters “The Colour & The Shape” not because they’re my go to band, or that it would sound different. Because it came with 7 B-Sides aka extra songs that I didn’t have at the time! I got this again & these 2/7 B-Sides I didn’t have……

A 3 night concert? What are they gonna do with the other ½ of their songs???????

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/phish-announce-three-night-concert-vacation-in-mexico/

I’m not a Phish fan, but I’ve heard they’re live shows are quite long full of musical improvisation.

If you want it, here’s 2nd part of “Disturbed’s” David Draiman Wikipedia fact or fiction. LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

John Campbell (Lamb of God bassist) answers Playboy questionnaire. Short clip little LANGUAGE!!

Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones should shut his yap, he’s entitled to his opinion, but there’s no need to rip other bands apart in the public eye.

http://www.nme.com/news/keith-richards/88051?utm_campaign=nme-3-sep-2015-03-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Blink 182 hit the studio with new member Matt Skiba

http://www.nme.com/news/blink-182/88053?utm_campaign=nme-3-sep-2015-03-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Justin Bieber on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. More videos inside link, including a drum battle between Bieber & Quest love

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-bieber-explain-vma-tears-perform-what-do-you-mean-on-fallon-20150903

One of the many reasons I don’t want to have a cell phone. If your not with me somewhere it’s for a reason. Send me an email & I’ll respond when I have time & I’m unoccupied.

http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/study-finds-majority-of-canadian-cell-phone-owners-suffer-from-nomophobia-1.1101692#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=0wzteJb

Ethiopian students learn english from “Pearl Jam’s” Even Flow. Now I know what the words are too!

Black Sabbath announce final world tour

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/black-sabbath-announce-final-world-tour/

A. D. D. shared it….

Our Lady Peace shared a live track

Current Guns n’ Roses bassist Tommy Stinson has no idea what’s happening in 2016

http://loudwire.com/bassist-tommy-stinson-guns-n-roses-future-no-idea/

Lzzy Hale (Halestorm) online diary

http://lzzyhaleofficial.tumblr.com/

I don’t know what “Queens of the Stone Age” are up to? Their fb page says ‘LA Keep Your Eyes Peeled’

Eve 6 shared it. I quite enjoy Eve 6

I’m not a fan of Nicki Sixx, Motley Crue or cell phones. I do like what Nicki Sixx has to say about cell phones at concerts. LIVE IN THE MOMENT! If you’re recording it to watch it later at home, you just paid $35+ for a terrible video. Watch the actual concert with your eyes & buy the concert DVD later. Both will sound/look better than anything you get on your phone.

http://loudwire.com/motley-crue-nikki-sixx-not-happy-fans-selfies-miami-concert/

This is the album for me right now. Not metal, rock, rap, acoustic, pop, or country, etc. I guess it’s the new pop/rock stuff. Just music I’m really enjoying on a daily basis

Songs I like, “Pearl Jam” This could be long with their catalogue. I have 17 of their albums, most on CD. I’ve seen them twice, I’m good!

I don’t listen to Pearl Jam enough!

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

THROW BACK THURSDAY? #TBT?

Toronto Blue Jays GM pulled off the unthinkable trade this morning for David Price, among the top 2-4 starting pitchers in the game. The only problem is he’ll be a free agent at the end of the season in September or October if they make it to the playoffs? NOBODY saw that coming!

Yes the Blue Jays won with their “new” short stop! 8 runs for the Blue Jays new short stop, Troy Tulowitzki, who spent almost 10 years in Colorado, finished the game with a 2 run home run & 2 doubles for a total of 4 RBIs & 2 runs scored. Do I expect this for every game? Not at all. His defense is also superior to Jose Reyes. He drove in 4 runs & scored 2 or 3 including his home run? Welcome to the Blue Jays, I hope the GM has another “ninja like trade” in the works for a pitcher. Nobody saw this trade coming so it’s been called “ninja”/”league of shadows” trade, despite this being talked about in the off season & during the month of May again. I think Tulowitzki just shut up all of the GM haters. Jose Bautista was right though when he spoke to the media saying “It’s a good baseball move, but not one we really needed”. They were all thinking a trade would mean a big name pitcher would be coming to Toronto. The trade deadline is tomorrow. I won’t be close to even opening this door. Friday you’re on your own. I’ll be on the couch watching the activity in MLB.

All of this is great but ay 51W-51L it seems too late with 60 games left in the season? 2 or 3 guys have a lot of pressure on them to carry the Jays to the playoffs, especially with 13 games against the New York Yankees

Now that so many sporting events have adopted the challenge flag, it needs to be changed somewhat. Make the on field officials responsible for their mistakes. Don’t let them hide behind “Oh, the guy in whatever city called it after the review”. No. Have the head official at the game & the challenging coach watch the video together. If the coach isn’t satisfied with the result & begins to argue, toss him from the game. Make the officials at the game take responsibility for the call. Be it CFL, NFL, MLB, NHL or the NBA. I only watch Blue Jays baseball & as much CFL as possible, & a very minimal amount of NHL. I don’t know if the NBA has a challenge rule?

Another Halestorm contest entry with a solo for the song “Mayhem”

The Gaslight Anthem announce hiatus after 4 or 5 albums? They remind of Gin Blossoms.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/the-gaslight-anthem-announce-hiatus/

Dr. Dre to release new album

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dr-dre-to-release-new-album-as-straight-outta-compton-soundtrack-20150729

I don’t listen to rap, so be WARNED!!!!

Tour dates for A. D. D.

http://www.axs.com/a-d-d-announces-new-tour-dates-62230

What a new Trivium video & an album release date of October 2nd!!??

http://loudwire.com/trivium-silence-in-the-snow-video/

This day just gets better & better!

19 years ago Sublime released their self titled album

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

LANGUAGE!!!

2 members of “Walk off the Earth”

10 best Disturbed songs, but I’m not 23 anymore? LANGUAGE!!!!

http://loudwire.com/best-disturbed-songs/

Audio from the upcoming “Iron Maiden” album to be released on October 2nd

http://loudwire.com/hear-iron-maiden-the-book-of-souls-album-teaser/

1000 Foo Fighters fans play “Learn to Fly” asking for a Foo Fighters show in northern Italy!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/1000-diehard-fans-campaign-for-foo-fighters/

Like them or hate them it’s beyond AWESOME!!!

Does anyone even care about Axl & Friends aka “Guns n’ Roses” anymore

http://loudwire.com/bumblefoot-guns-n-roses-status-enough-clues-out-there/

Too funny not to share….

New Finger Eleven out tomorrow.

Songs I like. “Mr. Big” The only ’80s hair metal band I like. Only one CD for #TBT!

Yes their “Power Ballad”. I assume my parents bought the CD for me?  Based on this tune, then quickly realized there were much better songs on the album. I was young 10-12 I’m guessing.

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

SORRY FOLKS, I HAVE 0 ENERGY THIS WEEK

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I don’t own a cell phone & still don’t plan to unless it’s free, like music is now, which is terribly disappointing to me. The Blue Jays are having a better year compared to the music industry. 8 game winning streak as of this afternoon. Can they keep it going? I hope so?
https://www.google.ca/?gfe_rd=cr&ei=Rc53VIzBC8yV8Qe3lYHIDg#q=mlb+standings
3 games in Boston starting Friday.

Foo Fighters confirm 2nd season of ‘Sonic Highways’

Sorry, but why? Who really wants to hear this? If you like it’s OK with me, there it is for you.

A. D. D. store. If you’re interested? I thought I’d listen to them more often?
http://addloud.com/store/

Hey the new “Finger Eleven” is ready for pre-order on iTunes. Release date is July 31st & you get this tune with a pre-order. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/five-crooked-lines/id999975916

They lost me on their 4th album but I stuck with them. This will be their 6th studio album & the first album of their’s I’ll get on iTunes. Everything else I have bought on CD. This single sounds promising to me anyways. I didn’t hate the last 2 albums but they didn’t sound like “Finger Eleven” material.

“Lamb of God” is set for pre-order on iTunes as well! Release set for July 24th with 2 songs available now when pre-ordered. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/vii-sturm-und-drang-deluxe/id1000708954

Which version do you prefer? I’ll stick with “The Boss” & Muse!



I got the Muse & the Tremonti album yesterday, both are really good for me, check them out if you like!
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/cauterize/id994986717
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/drones/id973555620

Interview/article with Mark Tremonti, good dude.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-ragogna/cauterize-chatting-with-m_b_7540286.html

Non-sense Karaoke with Jimmy Fallon, Molly Shannon & Denis Leary

New season of ‘Orange is the new black’ on Netflix Friday!!
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/natasha-lyonne-on-oitnb-ive-become-even-dirtier-20150610

Barenaked Ladies preparing for tour.

Neil Young previews new album
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-previews-new-album-with-wolf-moon-video-20150610

Nothing like beating the music industry when it’s down Apple!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/jimmy-iovine-eddy-cue-talk-filling-the-hole-with-apple-music-20150608
I’m glad any band I was in never made it big for this reason alone! They “…pay the labels millions of dollars…”. Great! How much of that goes to the people making the actual product? I’ll just shake my head for now.

Great does that mean ‘The Simpsons’ will end after 27 seasons next year? I stopped watching after the 3rd season. Personally this means nothing to me.
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/homer-and-marge-legally-separate-on-new-simpsons-season-20150610

I love the feel & weight of my Les Paul knock off it’s very heavy so it didn’t move much if I was. It’s my go to electric guitar.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-the-all-star-les-paul-100th-anniversary-celebration-20150610
I have that, an Epiphone Explorer, a Fender Telecaster, signed by Ian Thornley of Big Wreck, & an acoustic Takamine guitar. At the moment, can’t play a lick of guitar, very frustrating after 2 minutes.

I got the Fender when I was in the hospital. From a friend who has a sister who’s cousin’s cousin knows a guy who knows a guy who knows Ian Thornley.

Meat? LANGUAGE IN THE YOUTUBE LINK!! Hilarious though!

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/06/08/how_people_rationale_eating_meat.html?wpsrc=rollingstone

I haven’ bothered to watch the entire first ‘Jurassic Park’ movie, not my thing. Here’s an article on ‘Jurassic World’
http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/reviews/jurassic-world-20150610

Pentatonix gave this parody a thumbs up!

Songs I like. “Into Eternity”

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or http://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

I HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT………………………IT’S FRIDAY!

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Metallica on charity drive for flood victims in Texas.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-05/metallica-in-charity-drive-texas-floods-x-games

I’ve just recently became aware of this group, here’s a purchase sale on their website
http://addloud.com/product/cd-4-pack/

Top 10 Rob Zombie songs. Don’t judge a book by it’s cover, he’s quite intelligent & a fantastic interview.
http://loudwire.com/best-rob-zombie-songs/

He truly is a modern day Alice Cooper, a highly intelligent shock rocker. I’ve seen Alice Cooper live in Regina in 2004 as well as Rob Zombie opening for Ozzy in 2007 in Saskatoon.

^^A guy who doesn’t take his lifestyle for granted!

Alex Lifeson of Rush hopes to play new shows after what has been called their “final tour”
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-05/rush-alex-lifeson-more-shows-after-final-tour

I like Rush very talented. I like their stuff post 1985. Sounds like a better mix on the recordings to me a lot like Primus, very talented but I can’t stand Les Claypool’s voice (the singer/bass player).

Muse ‘Drones’ album track by track. This could possibly be my album of the year? This, Lamb of God or Barenaked Ladies?
http://www.teamrock.com/features/2015-06-04/muse-your-track-by-track-guide-to-drones

Part 9 of Barenaked Ladies in the studio. The making of ‘Silverball’ LANGUAGE AT THE START!!

Song below.

I don’t care who’s doing what with anything related to ‘Star Wars’ just don’t screw it up. No more Jar jar Binks either.
http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/josh-trank-on-why-he-left-star-wars-spinoff-20150605

I’d have to agree with Kevin Smith (actor/director/writer/editor) Episode III Revenge of the Sith & Episode V The Empire Strikes Back are the most dark & best movies of the ‘Star Wars’ franchise. For me anyways. Yes I have the 6 movies on DVD, before blu-ray were the in thing, with one bonus DVD of bonus material. This is me nerding out.

I like ‘Florence & The Machine’ I just don’t own any of their music! It’s music I’d buy & never listen to.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/florence-and-the-machine-expand-2015-tour-with-u-s-fall-dates-20150605

‘My Morning Jacket’ on Conan!
http://pitchfork.com/news/59838-my-morning-jacket-perform-believe-nobody-knows-on-conan/

Can McCallum hit a goal post like our Saskatchewan Roughrider kicker Milo can? Do we get bonus points for that? We should & we’d be in the Grey Cup!!!!!
http://blogs.theprovince.com/2015/06/04/lions-ask-mccallum-to-retire/

Big Wreck is Canada’s Soundgarden. Weird guitar tunings, weird time signatures and both could easily pull off a cover from the other group. Yes, I like both groups.

Scott Stapp (Creed singer) is angry about Alter Bridge. Mark Tremonti (guitarist) says he’s busy with Alter Bridge & his solo project.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-05/stapp-angered-by-alter-bridge-says-tremonti

Dave Grohl’s everyday routine on Ellen.

Very cool mash up! Guns n’ Roses & Foo Fighters. ‘Sweet Times o’ Mine’

All of this much ado about nothing over Caitlyn Jenner (formerly known as Bruce Jenner). Can I ask how this directly affects you or your lifestyle? “Oh, it changed my opinion of him/her so much”. OK, how? Didn’t change me at all & now he/she is comfortable as transgender. I would think it only affects the family members and her/him? Media backlash? Who cares, don’t read it. A bold & brave move by a person in the public eye.

Weird but cool at the same time. Guy plays & sings “Yesterday” by The Beatles while having brain surgery.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/watch-this-guy-get-brain-surgery-while-playing-the-beatles-yesterday-on-guitar/

Corey Taylor of ‘Slipknot’ recalls near death experience
http://loudwire.com/slipknot-corey-taylor-near-death-experience-led-to-sobriety/

Rock It Out Blog today
http://consequenceofsound.net/video/rock-it-out-blog-will-netflix-and-soundcloud-suffer-from-ads/

Songs I like! “Incubus” I own 2 CDs from way back when. They have quite a few on iTunes, their new one sounds OK. I don’t listen to them much.




https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/make-yourself/id187454164
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/morning-view/id207331088
New one is a 4 song EP. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/trust-fall-side-a-ep/id963223745

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or http://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,

“Butthead” aka Chris

NU METAL?

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Rock It Out Blog from Monday

Why Megadeth’s “Killing is my Business…………..And Business is Good” is an important album
http://metalhammer.teamrock.com/features/2015-06-01/why-killing-is-my-business-is-one-of-metal-s-most-important-debuts

I really hope the new Megadeth album is released this year?

Big Wreck shared it……

What is “nu metal”? Is it a sub genre of groups people don’t know where other bands should fit? There are a TON of bands labeled as nu metal, but none of them have anything in common sound wise? Here’s 4 bands labeled as nu metal…

Do any of these sound remotely similar? Not to me. Am I missing something? Why are these groups all labeled as ‘nu metal’? For me it’s more of a “….I don’t know what hole these square pegs fit in?….”

Slipknot tease summer tour
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/slipknot-tease-dangerous-summer-tour-its-scary-20150601

Paul McCartney gave up marijuana for his grandchildren
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-01/paul-mccartney-gave-up-marijuana-for-grandkids

Interview/article with A. D. D. guitarist
http://puregrainaudio.com/interviews/interview-with-add-guitarist-dave-adams-on-his-gibson-les-paul

In Flames share it, so here it is…

These 2 albums won’t disappoint Barenaked Ladies fans!!! Yes, I got the new album (Silverball) last night!

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/silverball/id984854144

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/grinning-streak-deluxe-edition/id641837061

I’ve never thought of (Megadeth singer) MegaDave Mustaine as a bad guy?
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-02/megadeth-rust-in-peace-reunion-failure

The new ‘Florence & The Machine’ album is out, it’s sounds good. Something I’d buy but never listen too. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/how-big-how-blue-how-beautiful/id965931771

Ed Sheeran plays metal songs on the Tonight show with Jimmy Fallon!

This is what he played at the end of the show.

The more Ed Sheeran I hear, the more I like him. When I heard his first album, I thought it was some of the most unique music I had ever heard!

“One week” from today on iTunes “Cauterize” by Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge. “Drones” by Muse!
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/interviews/interviews/mark_tremonti_this_is_my_third_time_starting_a_band_and_i_like_being_the_underdog.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

I was all hyped up about seeing “Halestorm” in Moose Jaw, then realized they were opening for “Three Days Grace”. I’m not a fan of “Three Days Grace”

I’m on the fence about this show, it’s a Tuesday in November & I don’t like going out during the week. We’ll see how much tickets are I guess. Moose Jaw is much closer than Saskatoon the next day!

USA headline dates for ‘Royal Blood’
http://royalbloodband.com/news/us-headline-dates-septemberoctober-2015

Muse article about the song ‘Reapers’ from the upcoming album. Song inside link.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/muse-rage-against-reapers-and-the-handlers-on-new-songs-20150602

Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) details solo album.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/chris-cornell-details-new-solo-album-higher-truth-plus-extensive-us-tour/

The Gallagher brothers together as members of “Oasis” were arguing constantly in the ’90s. Kept themselves in the news with a new argument almost every other day. Here’s what Noel Gallagher has to say to “One Direction”
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/noel-gallagher-talks-one-direction-oasis-brawls-on-james-corden-20150602

I’d love to see “Limblifter” at The Exchange, but it’s a Wednesday?

Jack White’s label “Third Man Records” is moving to Detroit!
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/jack-whites-third-man-records-expands-to-detroit/

REALLY? Mariah Carey joins dating site to share a new song?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/mariah-carey-joins-match-debuts-infinity-video-on-dating-site-20150602

A lot of music for me yet to come out this year. Muse, Tremonti, Walk off the Earth, Lamb of God, Finger Eleven, Stone Temple Pilots, Tool, Megadeth, Into Eternity & maybe other surprises like the new Zac Brown Band which is really good!

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/jekyll-+-hyde/id974196236

Songs I like! “I Mother Earth” I REALLY like them! Based in Ontario, Canada. 2 songs from each (four) albums & a few singles they are releasing now. I can almost hear my mother screaming at my brother & I washing dishes after supper while listening to these guys, “TURN THAT CRAP DOWN!!!” Hahahahahaha!

Singles…

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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,

“Butthead” aka Chris

WEEKEND UPDATE/ALWAYS VISIT THE SITE PLEASE?

I’m Catching a cold. I’ll catch you when it’s gone, just a bad sinus thing. No voice, sore throat & a stuffed up nose. Until then I’ll be on the couch!

OK, I’m at 51 or 52 subscribers now you do the work please? If I see this 100 times that’s fine, please spread the word?

ALWAYS come to the site, you might be missing something in the email? There are multiple youtube links on every blog. I use “Google Chrome” on my desktop PC. “Safari” works on my mother mac laptop as a browser if you come to the site. Facebook links & youtube links do not work or even appear on my mother’s email, but she can see EVERYTHING when she comes to the site itself.

I can’t see who comes to the site but I can see how many times a country views the site. From now on I recommend you come to the site. Consider the emails as a facebook notification that there’s a new post.

If you’d like to comment that would be great. Have your email account open or comment on my facebook page, publically please. Not through a PM or email thank you!

REALLY?

Do yourself a favour & get the “Jekyll + Hyde” album by Zac Brown Band! I’m not much of a country music fan, but most of this album is all over the place.
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/jekyll-+-hyde/id974196236

I’d quietly ask the flight attendant if my child has a bomb, if the response is “No” I’d ask what the BABY is doing wrong. “You don’t like it, you show me how to do it then. I’ll gladly accept my refund when you take back to where the oh so dangerous child & I boarded the plane”.

Part 8 of Barenaked Ladies recording the upcoming album “Silverball”, to be released on June 2nd.

New Muse song, this WILL be a really good album I think!

Loud, hard, rock A. D. D. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/core/id962899987

Rock It Out Blog from Friday.

This is funny. Metal covers of songs from different genres.
http://loudwire.com/metal-covers-scatman-poker-face-shake-it-off-more/

Classic rock’s tracks of the week
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/features/2015-05-29/classic-rock-s-tracks-of-the-week-28

http://www.loudwire.com top 10 Rage Against The Machine songs ,WARNING!! LANGUAGE!!! This is the first top however many songs with that is quite accurate for me. Tough one that I wouldn’t be able to narrow down to 10 but maybe 20?
http://loudwire.com/best-rage-against-the-machine-songs/?fb51

Top 10 Foo Fighters’ songs? Some yes, some no. When a certain group is your favourite group a top 10 is difficult & either way people a going to have a totally different view. Could I do a top 3 albums by Foo Fighters? Even that would be difficult for me!
http://loudwire.com/best-foo-fighters-songs/?fb002 My favourites are original B-Sides.

2016 Eligible “Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame” inductees.
http://diffuser.fm/artists-eligible-for-2016-induction-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame/?fblw#photogallery-1=1

Songs I like. “Home Free” Country acapella group

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog or http://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,

“Butthead” aka Chris

WEEKEND UPDATE

IT’S A MUSIC BLOG SO ANYONE THAT LIKES IT CAN SUBSCRIBE! PASS THE LINK ON & HELP GROW THE SUBSCRIBER AMOUNT PLEASE?

Give the site a minute or 2 to load all of the links & everything should be fine.

Hard rock fans, buy this “Red Dragon” album by Room 333, which is compared to “La Gargola” by Chevelle! https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/red-dragon/id917967693

One more year of me biting my tongue for 10-15 minutes & then leaving the living room while Kim watches the rest of “American Idol”. Without Harry Connick Jr. the show would have ended before he signed on, just my opinion. I think he’s funny, gives constructive criticism, & knows what he’s talking about. The premiss of the show just got old. I randomly watch the show. My 2 picks didn’t make it to the top 4. When Kim told me they were gone, I just stopped watching. Kim & I have pretty much stopped watching “reality” contest shows. She watches “Dancing with the Stars” & some “American Idol”. I’ll watch HGTV stuff every now & then, Mike Holmes stuff, Decked Out & Timber Kings. The odd Food Network shows too if something’s on while I’m flipping through the guide.

I really like Pentatonix & Home Free! Both are acapella groups. Yes I also like the 1st “Pitch Perfect” movie.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/pentatonix-can-a-cappellas-superstars-finally-break-pops-ceiling-20150514

Pitch Perfect 2 trailer, saw it on Friday evening. Both are really good/hilarious full of good tunes.

Lamb of God studio photo.
https://instagram.com/p/2rLJBUgFaS/

OK, what about “Starship”? There city was “…built on rock n’ roll…”.
http://loudwire.com/top-songs-about-rock-cities/

In Flames acoustic!!

Oh, Muse…

Stream the new “Lamb of God” track
http://www.lambofgodvii.com/#

Friday’s Rock It Out Blog

Muse to debut new video on Monday!!
http://www.nme.com/news/muse/85431?utm_campaign=nme-may-15-15-05-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&elqTrackId=46f4eb23473f461fb1f0099ae84e42ad&elq=266a60f199c74fb1a61367571bc78d5f&elqCampaignId=10593&elqaid=17968&elqat=1

Yep, Tremonti, Muse, Walk off the Earth & Barenaked Ladies are pre-ordered for June releases on iTunes. I already have Smashing Pumpkins, an I Mother Earth single, My Morning Jacket, Zac Brown Band, A.D.D., Halestorm, The Agonist & Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Now waiting for Finger Eleven, Lamb of God, Third Ion, Into Eternity, Tool, & whatever else will jump up & surprise me!

In Flames “My Sweet Shadow” 8 bit cover (old video game music style)

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine had thoughts of a different drummer but chose Chris Adler since it wasn’t an obvious choice.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-15/megadeth-chose-adler-to-excite-fans

28 years ago May 15th Motley Crue released “Girls, Girls,Girls”
http://loudwire.com/motley-crue-release-girls-girls-girls-anniversary/

News & song from new The Darkness.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-16/the-darkness-go-hammer-and-tongs

Ozzy Osbournes albums ranked worst to first
http://ultimateclassicrock.com/ozzy-osbourne-albums-ranked/?fblw

Classic Rock’s tracks of the week
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/features/2015-05-15/classic-rock-s-tracks-of-the-week-26

Janet Jackson promises new album & world tour for 2015. The only song by her that I REALLY liked! I added this & 2 other songs to a Micheal Jackson greatest hits album.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/janet-jackson-promises-new-album-new-world-tour-in-2015-20150516#ixzz3aJabqr2M

How did vinyl make a comeback? Well it never completely went away in the first place! I have a few recent albums on vinyl.
http://diffuser.fm/how-did-vinyl-make-its-comeback/?fblw

The 6th Extreme album will be recorded this year.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-17/extreme-6th-album-this-year-gary-cherone

Mr. Nine Inch Nails/Trent Reznor turns 50 today, May 17th
http://loudwire.com/nine-inch-nails-trent-reznor-50/

Rockers at Ronnie James Dio’s bowling fundraiser
http://loudwire.com/rockers-roll-and-remember-at-ronnie-james-dio-bowling-fundraiser/

Metallica’s James Hetfield & his daughter play Adele’s “Crazy for you”
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-james-hetfield-and-his-daughter-perform-adeles-crazy-for-you-20150517#ixzz3aPZsV2BV

will.i.am Corgan is in the news……………….again.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/billy-corgan-perfectly-sums-up-the-music-industry-in-less-than-five-minutes/

Loud Wire’s 10 best Nine Inch Nails songs
http://loudwire.com/best-nine-inch-nails-songs/?fb50

Alex Rodriguez does NOT belong in the Hall of Fame! How many home runs were hit while he was on steroids? Nobody knows but A-Roid himself. If fans had a say on this matter there would even be a few NY Yankee fans that would agree he doesn’t belong among the great players in there.
http://www.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2015-05-14/jorge-posada-alex-rodriguez-hof-ped-comments-apology

Songs I like. “Genesis” this could also be long & self indulgent! All of this is from a double album of greatest hits on iTunes!

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog or http://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,

“Butthead” aka Chris