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What do I want for Christmas?  The relief of feeling OK without having this sciatic nerve pain.  I’ve had more than enough of this thing.  I get up & sometimes it’s this excruciating pain, & other times it’s as though it’s not there at all.  Pick one or the other please & just go with it.  The Jekyll & Hyde thing is not cool.  Be consistent please.  At least let me know what it’s going to feel like when I stand up?


I prefer an album that’s around 50 minutes long.  Eps just leave me wanting more.

I do prefer the Tool EP MUCH more than their following full length album “Undertow”, I’m a rarity in this discussion though.


Walk off the Earth


Another award thing-a-me-jig.


Third Ion live


Consequence of Sound’s Top 25 movies.  My 3 movies of the year are below.



In my defense, I’m waiting for a handful of movies for Christmas.


Photos & video of Metallica show for charity


HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!  Holiday snack goes HORRIBLY wrong on TV.


Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr.  & Dave Grohl “While my guitar gently weeps” tribute to The Beatles.


I think it was 60 questions?  I had to guess on 3 of them but still managed to get 100%.  How many of these bands can you get right?,1482249401,7lpqg2 20 best rock albums of 2016


Pentatonix shared it….


Denzel Washington & Jimmy Fallon dramatically read greeting cards


Pearl Jam finally made it….

“We are excited to announce Pearl Jam will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! Thank you so much to our fans for making this possible.”


Pentatonix on America’s Got Talent Christmas special.


33 hard rock & metal acts that thinks should be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.


2016 was a season to forget.  As a Rider season ticket holder, I’d much rather have a winning season rather than a thank you email after a 4 or 5 win season & a ticket hike.  Just a ridiculous season in the CFL in general.  The championship game, the Grey Cup didn’t even sell out this year in Toronto’s new stadium.


Soundgarden shared it…….


If Opeth is playing 3 full albums that would be an extremely long show!


What inspired Megadeth’s “Holy Wars”


Nice grab Kyla!!!


Don’t you just laugh when someone tries to look cool, & it just doesn’t go anywhere near what you were expecting!

And that’s why I have NEVER attempted a “guitar spin”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  If it goes wrong I look like an idiot that can’t afford a new guitar!  Instead of just an idiot!


Walk off the Earth shared it….


These typical “North American” tours should just be called “American tour with a couple of Canadian speed bumps”

Sat/Jan-21 – Mobile, AL

Sun/Jan-22 – Atlanta, GA

Tue/Jan-24 – Detroit, MI

Wed/Jan-25 – Chicago, IL

Fri/Jan-27 – Sioux City, IA

Sat/Jan-28 – Kansas City, MO

Tue/Jan-31 – Buffalo, NY

Wed/Feb-01- Toronto, ON

Fri/Feb-03 – Montreal, QUE

Sat/Feb-04 – Philadelphia, PA

Tue/Feb-07 – Boston, MA

Thu/Feb-09 – New York, NY

Fri/Feb-10 – Silver Springs, MD

Sun/Feb-12 – Raleigh, NC

Tue/Feb-14 – Houston, TX

Thu/Feb-16 -Las Vegas, NV

Sat/Feb-18 – Tempe, AZ

Sun/Feb-19 – Los Angeles, CA

Mon/Feb-20 -San Francisco, CA

Wed/Feb-22 – Seattle, WA

This is from a musical act I shall not name.


There will be a release from Royal Blood next year!!!  Their Facebook wall says “2017.”  With this video.


“Silent Night” by Chewbacca!


Pentatonix shared it….


Rolling Stone reader’s poll.  Top 10 movies of the year.  Look at what made the list despite bad reviews from everything/everyone but people on


Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Paul McCartney, & the cast of the animated movie “Sing”


Sounds as though Donald Trump’s inauguration could be rather quiet?  I think he should call Ted Nugent, he’d be there in seconds so would Kid Rock!  They’re both Trump supporters.


Interview with Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge.

Myles is the guy in the audience.


Metallica’s 10 best riffs


November 1999 interview of Dave Grohl on Conan O’Brien.


New Nine Inch Nails tune.


I just saw that “Walk off the Earth” is playing on a cruise organized by “Sister Hazel”?????!!!!!!  I had no clue “Sister Hazel” was still active???!!!  I guess it’s mostly because that’s no longer my go to music style.




Why did this become a music blog?  “Because music is a BIG @#!$%^*&( DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


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Friday night we stayed in & popped in a DVD aka nothing too exciting. We’re getting old & tired. Saturday we had planned on hanging out in Sherry & James’ backyard, it was far too windy for that though. Sunday we went to my parents place for brunch with some of out of province Frasers were in town. We hung out there for a while then Mitch & Rachel came with us to see “Captain America : The Civil War” AWESOME movie, the action/fight scenes were too fast for Kim on the screen that large though. Then we rushed off to have supper at Brown’s Social House with some friends. Mitch & Rachel were off to visit with other friends.

Kim & I were tired Sunday evening. Kim & I don’t spend much time outside & she has a really red farmers burn. All of the time between brunch & the movie, roughly 3 hours, we hung out in my parents backyard. If there’s shade, I’m good, if I get too hot I head indoors to cool off.

Stone Sour/Slipknot vocalist weighs in on N.W.A. vs. Gene Simmons LANGUAGE!!

If you walk, talk & smell like someone who’s apposed to Muslims. This is what happens. I wasn’t there so I don’t know if it’s true or not?

Volbeat fans, this is for you.

Halestorm prank gone wrong

…And no one’s surprised

Soilwork drummer fills in for Megadeth while Lamb Of God tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman, Anthony Kiedis, speaks about his time in the hospital.


Alter Bridge studio update

“Tracking for ABV is done! Mixing starts soon!”

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, defends Nickleback. I’m not a fan of Nickleback. That being said, there’s no reason to dump on them. You don’t like them, change the radio station, don’t buy their albums, wait 3 ½ minutes in a restaurant/bar until something else comes on & just let them be. Your going to waste your time & energy hating a group or artist? Because you heard 4 minutes of something you don’t like?

I love that people who vote get to sit on their big thrown and complain about whatever they want. I didn’t vote. I voted in 1 election in my 36 years, so I’m not allowed to complain. That’s fine by me! Is complaining going to change Justin Trudeau’s status? Probably not. So why complain, especially if I’m around? I’m not about to fix it for you?

Dierks Bentley interviewed by Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett. Dierks Bentley was an ’80s metal head? I’m not surprised, quite a few of them switched to country music in the new century.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I can’t wait for November. When the TV isn’t flooded with the circus in the USA. Really? They haven’t decided yet?

All of the 1980s hair metal should stay in the 1980s, in my opinion.

Gee! I wonder what will be number 1 on this list?

This isn’t number 1 but it’s on the list.

20 years ago today on May 21, 1996, Soundgarden released “Down on the Upside”

Radio interview with Mark Tremonti


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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

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


Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres