IS MY MENTALITY ATTACHED TO MY CANCER?/BILLY JOEL

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I fell asleep to “Trivium” the album “The Sin & the Sentence”

I exercised to “The Struts” both albums on shuffle.  If you enjoy “Queen”, I highly recommend them, their not as operatic, but slightly more pop instead.

Well, it was back to the grind on Monday.  No sinus cold to hold me back this week.  I’ve decided each Tuesday or Thursday will be yoga & stretching, the other day will be pushups & tricep lifts.  I need to stretch more, & I think the yoga, walking w/ my walker, squats, & leg lifts could all be beneficial to walking w/ my walker on my own.

As for my mental side of things, I don’t want it to be tied to my cancer but it is.  That’s no excuse for how I acted to people on the original link to this blog in 2011 & 2012, or when I blew up on an innocent victim last week.  The stress & frustration are more self-inflicted.  I always think to myself “This is my fault.  I should do more!  I should get better, faster!  Why am I not walking on my own yet?”

As for me being stubborn, that’s genetic through my mother’s side of the family.  I got that stubbornness & multiplied it by infinity.  Everybody else on that side of the family managed to deal with it properly though.  I feel like all through elementary & high school I bent over backwards, to make others comfortable & it doesn’t seem like anyone will bend for me at all, on the flip side of that no one should have to.  I know that’s not true, it’s “In my head”.

People might think I’m a victim or a hero………………….I’m neither of those things, I’m alive.  To those who say I’m “playing” the role of a victim.  I’m alive & I’m thankful for that.  I hope this makes sense, I’m a hero physically if that’s what you want to call me but I’m a victim mentally.  Everybody has the right to call me whatever they like.  “I’m just a little bit caught in the middle.”  I’m a victim mentally & I project it on others unintentionally without even knowing what I said.  I’m a victim, then I make others a victim.  More than enough of that.  I’m truly sorry & I don’t want to attack/hurt/victimize anyone from last week on.

 

I fell in love with Big Wreck when I turned 19 legal age to be in a bar. That was my first time seeing them. I’m 39 now & I haven’t missed a Big Wreck show in Regina, Saskatchewan ever.  I’ve seen them live at least 12-15 times. They instantly became one of my favourite bands, & still are!  Please help their 2nd guitarist, Brian Doherty, beat cancer by donating to this go fund me site please?

https://www.gofundme.com/brian-doherty-cancer-care-fund?fbclid=IwAR379Q2mDgpmwzvWiDd4XRczFo7qQ3VQw2eWZ8xOj6f9yS2qltyaUCIje88

Billy Idol & Bryan Adams tour, American dates only.  I could do with just Bryan Adams, but Billy Idol should be a good show too.  No, I can’t go.  If it’s not here, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Calgary, or Edmonton, I’m out.  Depending on how many other show’s I’ve been to or have tickets to, our money tree is usually bare.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bryan-adams-billy-idol-us-tour-828546/?fbclid=IwAR3XCO_FdUEOoQqqjbX-FpvXbxXAXObw1JeeQp6D12iNpY9B3ZLxG9sR0XE

I’m the man baby here & I’m HIGH maintenance, I’m not even the eye candy here it’s Kim!  In order it’s Kim, Brewster, then me.  Kim’s HAWT, Brewster is furry & cute, & I’m just incredibly sweaty every day!

Remember “Woodstock 1994”?  That was a mess, probably a good thing the 50th anniversary of Woodstock was cancelled.

https://loudwire.com/woodstock-50th-anniversary-festival-canceled/?fbclid=IwAR1LuALPceBA9vedxczNWnxlUy6bHTd8v6UEezF9jTFBWIerav_L-mUqeQw

OK, why?

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/woodstock-50-organizers-committed-not-cancelled-828953/?fbclid=IwAR3IVx-H3x59HXbHeS2Nm_xbodyHg9IoeejQYdtFF45nkWPhBxrEhjrNG8E

LANGUAGE, IT’S LIVE MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank goodness!  I can deal with roughly 6 of the groups listed.  The rest aren’t for me or I haven’t checked them out yet.

https://loudwire.com/heavy-metal-fastest-growing-genre/

14 years ago “Lamb of God” released one of my favourite albums “Ashes of the Wake”.  Why are they releasing a 15 year anniversary version on Friday?

https://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-ashes-of-the-wake-anniversary/?fbclid=IwAR3uhtACd6QklxnlHU172JlZvZxvwZmBRQUsaiEcqrGVJ3LIPHalKZZlz2g

 

BILLY JOEL

He’s been around for as long as I can remember.  Seems so recently that “We didn’t start the fire” was just released, but I was in elementary school, 1989.  I remember going to a sitters place for lunch & after school, she had a son a few years older than me at the same school.  When that song was released, it was all he’d play.  We also listened to a lot of “The B52s” & “Fine Young Cannibals”.

Weirdest time I heard Billy Joel played was 4 of us heading to Saskatoon in my brother’s car to see a metal band, “Trivium”.  We all knew the words & sang along to Billy Joel’s “Greatest Hits” on the drive there.  I only have his double album of Greatest Hits, & the album “River of Dreams”…

 

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Chris

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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

Why is EVERYTHING on Social Media? Everyone has an email but not everyone uses it for Facebook, twitter, instagram, etc. I’m on Facebook & email. Apparently that’s not enough? One of the bands I used to “follow” on Facebook said “Hey, join our twitter page”, why? I’m following you on facebook, is there more info on twitter that you’re not sharing on facebook? How about every web site join whatever social media site & just share links to whatever is on their web site? This blog isn’t touching any type of social media site. Why? BECAUSE NOT EVERYBODY IN THE WORLD IS ON A SOCIAL MEDIA SITE! I use my email to talk with friends who have working email address’, a few people don’t have that? I don’t plan to be on facebook in forever, if I do, it will only be because of the information on facebook. Facebook is very time consuming for me. I like to get up while Kim is getting ready for work, pour myself some fruit & vegetable juice, a coffee & some water. I come in here, start my blog post, exercise, have lunch, finish up my blog post around, then hit the couch to watch something Kim doesn’t care to watch or something on Netflix. Facebook fills my day at the moment. One notification down then 2 or 3 more pop up “in the meantime”.

Sequel to “Mallrats” will be “MallBrats” yes, I’m a big Kevin Smith fan!!!
http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/kevin-smith-reveals-his-mallrats-sequel-is-titled-/378196?utm_campaign=nme-may-12-12-05-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Courtney Love is in some trouble………….again.
http://loudwire.com/courtney-love-psychiatrist-48000/

More “Guitar Hero Live” news
http://loudwire.com/system-of-a-down-pantera-green-day-guitar-hero-live-play-list/

I guess Billy, sorry, will.i.am Corgan doesn’t like the big wigs running the music industry.
http://diffuser.fm/billy-corgan-music-industry-run-by-feckless-idiots/?fblw

Don’t hold your breath for the new Metallica album, it’s coming but it might take a while.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-13/metallica-album-still-nowhere-in-sight

Lzzy Hale of Halestorm remembers Ronnie James Dio.
http://loudwire.com/remembering-dio-lzzy-hale/

Creed singer Scott Stapp has reasons for meltdown & has been diagnosed with Bipolar disorder.
http://loudwire.com/creed-scott-stapp-bipolar-disorder/

Foo Fighters play surprise show under alias “Chevy Metal” at California county fair. Set list of cover songs included in the link.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/foo-fighters-as-alter-ego-chevy-metal-play-surprise-concert-at-california-country-fair/ Set list includes this song….

(Pearl Jam’s) Eddie Vedder continues Chicago Cubs tradition of singing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” during 7th inning stretch.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-eddie-vedder-sing-take-me-out-to-the-ball-game-at-wrigley-20150513

Billy Idol releases video for “Save Me Now”. I didn’t know he was still around, I like his music but I don’t own any of it, even this song sounds pretty good!
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-13/billy-idol-releases-save-me-now-clip

Concert review of “Tremonti” in NY. Album won’t be out until June 9th yet they’ve already done roughly 20 tour dates? Making money before the release when they won’t make money?
http://www.localbozo.com/2015/05/tremonti-owns-both-stage-and-spotlight-at-highline-ballroom/

Conan & Jean-Claude Van Damme watch & recreate “Kickboxer” dancing seen from 1999 movie.
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-conan-van-damme-recreate-dorky-kickboxer-dance-20150513

Super Group “Metal Allegiance” sign deal for debut album
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-13/metal-allegiance-sign-deal-for-debut

Pretty cool interview with Foo Fighters WARNING!!! LANGUAGE!!!!

Too much miss than hit for me although seeing Opeth & Trivium together would blow my mind
http://bloodstock.seetickets.com/event/bloodstock-2015/catton-park/809956

Mark Tremonti is already talking about the 2nd album they recorded while in the studio, yet the first one isn’t publically released yet?
http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/mark-tremonti-says-forthcoming-dust-album-is-definitely-not-the-b-sides-of-cauterize/

Great way to give away a daughter at her wedding. FUNNY!

http://addloud.com/ Probably an easier way to find this group?

New/3rd song from the upcoming “Walk off the Earth” album to be released on June 16th

Big month for me music wise in June. Barenaked Ladies, Tremonti, Muse, & Walk off the Earth!

“Into Eternity” & “Third Ion” should release their album this summer I’m guessing? Both bands are from Regina. I assume both albums will be available on iTunes? “Into Eternity” has their last 4/5 albums & a couple of singles on there. Their 1st album is not on there though.

Review of the new “Faith No More” album
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/album-review-faith-no-more-sol-invictus/

This was their HUGE hit back in the day.

Some well deserved Stevie Wonder praise!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/the-timeless-world-of-wonder-19860410?page=2

Daily “Lamb of God” photo from the studio.

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I seem to know more & more people that get a cancer diagnoses on a weekly basis, just not cool in the least! If you don’t know them, then no need to worry. Not my story to tell.

Songs I like. “Freak Kitchen” I heard them, I liked some of there stuff, I bought 2 albums from iTunes, 2 days later it got old………………..fast! For me anyways, see what you think?

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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,

“Butthead” aka Chris