WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/ CLASSIC ROCK BANDS FOR MY GENERATION

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5 day exercise total; 400 pushups, 300 tricep pushups, 100 back flexes, 390 squats, 600 leg lifts, 300 crunches.

Tuesdays & Thursdays I do pushups & tricep lifts.  The other 3 “days of the week” are everything else.

I fell asleep to “Muse” the new album “Simulation Theory”.  I got it last night.

I exercised to “Chromeo” the album “Head Over Heels”

 

I woke up, got everything ready for my exercises, and then realized I really felt sick to my stomach.  It was 6:00 am.  I went back to bed to sleep some more.  I got up at 9:30 & felt much better.  Straight to my exercises, followed by some breakfast.  All is well!

After 5 days of not leaving the house or not having people here, I get bored.  I get cabin fever & not only want but NEED to get out of here!

My body is getting tired.  I’m looking forward to December.  I’ll do crunches, pushups, & squats.  From the 21st-26th, I will do nothing but relax.  On the 27th I’ll do the pushups, crunches, & squats until the end of the year.

I had my consultation with my surgeon regarding my back surgery.  Haven’t heard anything yet.  I’m supposed to have another MRI soon, on my back.  It feels fine & I assume nothing will be done, since the MRI will show nothing wrong at the moment?

I do usually end up watching WAY too much CNN though.  For me it’s like watching a terrible car accident.  If Kim is home, I don’t watch CNN.  “Why are you screaming at the TV?”  “Because this is RIDICULOUS!”

I turn it to our recorded “Ellen Degeneres” show from that day, usually the second she gets home.

 

New Muse is released today!!!!!!!!!  I’ve got 4 other ones (Into Eternity, hopefully at a home town show.  Chevelle, Opeth live & maybe Tenacious D) to purchase after Christmas I’m told.  We’re saving the cash for Christmas gifts.

 

A movie based on “Breaking Bad” that would be AWESOME!!!!!!

https://www.rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/breaking-bad-vince-gilligan-breaking-bad-movie-752929/?fbclid=IwAR2f6bekWj4RJgHbmAG4-wIHyfYbCdieML84PxwGZ4lh2V1VBQoMy-2HuUM

 

OH HAPPY DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  New Alter Bridge is being written, & assembling in April!

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/alter-bridge-has-begun-writing-material-for-follow-up-to-the-last-hero/?fbclid=IwAR1uEqvpnrpQzkz9rWD40lCsNjTlcBBmUaevE0TFvoFZcfaMyP4zErAkA3c

 

In other news, a musician cut their hair.  WOW slow news day loudwire?????????

http://loudwire.com/coheed-and-cambria-frontman-claudio-sanchez-hair-haircut/?fbclid=IwAR0WFUxDYD-Sp-W4VlZ9y8fuPaFGKcJiABE9R8RCDrq0ZCUXe-dp62C3bV8

 

Just when you think he’s gone too far he does this….

 

At every wedding I attend, I request the song “Ace of Spades”.  It is never played despite my request?

http://loudwire.com/motorhead-ace-of-spades-anniversary/?fbclid=IwAR0-On2ad0xHQamqw2KhbTQ-y7WND3F0pgyW8KqWvgEhFIN7ZLsPjzKZyCw

 

People really need to get over this!

 

America you’re doing it wrong!  Stop these ridiculous mass shootings (2nd amendment).  Activate the 25th amendment to get the president who shall not be named out of the White House!  Mr. Mueller get your investigation wrapped up ASAP or just let the Democrats punt him out the door!

I think the majority of gun owners are cowards.  You want a gun?  You can all have a single shot hunting rifle.  If the other person doesn’t have an automatic or semi-automatic weapon, why do you need one?  I’m running low on hopes & prayers.  Figure it out already!

Well I have a somewhat busy weekend ahead.  Saskatchewan Roughriders have a home playoff game on Sunday.  I’ll be there freezing my tushy off.  Kim’s not a fan of any type of football, last I heard she had some work to do for another company on the side?  As for Saturday, I’m not sure what’s happening?

 

CLASSIC ROCK BANDS FOR MY GENERATION

I don’t know how long this will be?  If it gets lengthy, I’ll have a part 3.  This will be older bands & current bands.  Reminder, this is music I have, some of it I couldn’t care less if I ever hear it again.

 

The Rolling Stones

 

Aerosmith

 

Black Sabbath

 

Guns n’ Roses

 

Nirvana

 

Soundgarden

 

Foo Fighters

 

Rush

 

Metallica

 

Beastie Boys

Likely a part 3 to this story.

So, MLB, Major League Baseball, wants to speed up the pace of play to attract a younger audience.  Great!  I’m all for it!  How will they attract a younger audience if younger people aren’t watching it already?  Isn’t the younger generation watching TV on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Crackle, etc?  How is the MLB going to advertise on these streaming sites?  People of many generations already know if they want to watch baseball or not.  If a game takes 3 hours or 2 ½ hours, how will that entice a younger fan base that’s already tuned out?

I don’t watch NFL football because it takes 4 hours for a game.  I don’t even like it when a CFL game goes into overtime.  How will the NFL market the game to me?  I’ve already tuned out.  Just because I see an advertisement doesn’t mean I’ll watch a game?

 

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“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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WHAT CAUSES ME STRESS/DEAD SARA

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I fell asleep to “Trivium” the album “Ascendancy”

I exercised to “The Struts” the album “Young & Dangerous”

The Struts are getting a TON of playing time here as well!

 

Kim had a hair appointment after work on Monday.  Our vehicle wouldn’t start.  My dad took her to her appointment, picked her up after, boosted the vehicle, she took it in to the dealership Tuesday morning.  It’s a 2014 Santa Fe.  I think this is the first time we’ve had any problem with it?

She was going to come home between work & her hair appointment, but no go on that.  I was fine, made myself some soup.  I think that’s the first time I’ve used the stove top without Kim around.  I’ve used the oven many times on my own.

Streaming music stress’ me out WAY TOO MUCH.  I’ll be fine, I know.  Everybody’s using it & it has a place.  I would prefer the option to stream or download music.  Make an album of 10 or more songs $0 – $15 & the price decided by the musicians.

I don’t like that Apple Music & Spotify pay musicians a fraction of $0.01.  That doesn’t seem fair & if any streaming goes bankrupt, kiss your music from that site goodbye.

Where does it fit appropriately?  Do you have kid(s)?  Great, go for it!  A child won’t be listening to “Baby Beluga” forever.

My in-laws live in a small hamlet.  They have Wi-Fi but no internet.  They can stream anything but not download it.  If they want music, a streaming site is their only option.

We don’t have kids, so I use iTunes & Kim uses Apple Music.

We pay $27.99 a year for iTunes Match which means we can stream my downloads on Kim’s cell phone.  If iTunes goes down, I’ll use the old iPhone sitting in a drawer here.  The number won’t be activated, it will be used as an iPod only.  I can’t afford a record player or start a vinyl collection.

My iPod classic works fine for downloaded music.  Unfortunately it won’t work for streaming music.  I got it in late 2011 or early 2012.  Before I was out of the Wascana Rehabilitation Center.

The way I see it, Apple would be doomed either way in deleting either service.  Apple Music users would have to join another streaming site & those that use iTunes are hooped.

I can find multiple links confirming this & one link denying this.  There are bands already not putting their stuff on iTunes, just streaming sites?

https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2018/04/06/apple-shutting-itunes-music-downloads/

https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/03/30/fake-news-apple-isnt-killing-itunes-music-downloads

Please remember this only my opinion.  You’re always entitled to your own!

 

“…And Justice for All” why did, drummer Lars Ulrich, approve this terrible mix with no bass?

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

http://loudwire.com/metallica-lars-ulrich-and-justice-for-all-production-about-balance/?fbclid=IwAR17OinVdSs35evLlFZyZY124HYrlN1Qd85mxkfligXNEFlnEexRqRyXoHI

Let’s play “Where’s Waldo?” but we’ll call it “Where’s the bass?”  Clearly Metallica’s not “All about that bass” at least not on this album.

 

I must see “Bohemian Rhapsody” soon!!!  I hope she has a cameo!!!  Hahaha!!!!

 

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!  Triumph the insult comic dog in Texas at the polls!

 

DEAD SARA   (I can’t stop listening to this group!!!!!!!!!!!)

I know I did a quick review of them, but not a thorough one.  They are based out of L.A., with 4 members.  They formed in 2003.  2 females & 2 males.  I believe the 2 guys are the rhythm section, drums & bass.  The lead singer, Emily Strong, also plays guitar.  Siouxie Medley is the other guitarist.

I was so glad I found out about this band.  When I went to iTunes it said others had also bought Nirvana & The Pretty Reckless.  Then they’d be right up my alley!  It’s hard for me to not listen to them.  They have 2 full length albums, a single which is a cover of Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box”, & 2 EPs.

I’m guessing if they started their career during the ‘grunge’ explosion in the 1990s, they’d possibly be VERY popular?

 

2008   THE AIRPORT SESSIONS EP

 

2012   DEAD SARA

 

2013   HEART SHAPED BOX COVER/SINGLE

 

2015   PLEASURE TO MEET YOU

 

2018   TEMPORARY THINGS TAKING UP SPACE EP

 

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE/JACK JOHNSON

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Music from this weekend!  “Dead Sara”, “Big Wreck”, “Foo Fighters”, more “Dead Sara”, “A Perfect Circle”, & “Nothing But Thieves”.

STRONG LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Friday was regularly quiet, that’s getting old, but everyone is tired on Fridays.  I get to cram 8 hours of energy in 1 – 1 ½ hours in the morning & plant myself on the couch until I feel like showering in the afternoon.  Most people have to spread their energy out over 8 hours or more. I get to use it all right away, then rest.  I’d like to do something on Friday night, but I understand why others don’t want to do anything.

Saturday was, wake up at 7:00 am, go back to bed & sleep until 11:00 am.  Kim went grocery shopping with her sister, I made my weekly vegetable juice & took care of some dirty dishes while she was out.

For supper, Kim picked up some steak to BBQ to go with the sweet potato fries.  So Kim, steak, beer, & football for a Saturday night, pretty sweet deal here!  B.C. lost to Calgary which means the Saskatchewan Roughriders have a home playoff game next weekend against arch rivals the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.  Whenever Winnipeg is in town, it’s always a fun game!

Today is hard boiling some eggs, baking some fish & such, getting ready for the week ahead.

 

Dream Theater, Big Wreck, In Flames, Megadeth, Lamb of God, Alter Bridge & Tool (which I’ll believe when I see it) have all started the writing &/or recording process for release’s next year!

http://loudwire.com/dream-theater-announce-new-album-2019-tour-teaser-clip/?fbclid=IwAR2KEqzclA4GLGIlF8ZaLJCdUJh4yEgZUWDyy2PtrhTGN4GSTGI2jtrZG5k

 

You will NEVER hear this song by Tool live!  Rumor is Maynard James Keenan couldn’t speak for 3 weeks after recording the vocals?

 

JACK JOHNSON

7 studio albums in total.  I own 6 of them on CD.  He’s from Hawaii & does a lot of surfing.  He would film himself & his friends surfing.  I think he put his music on the videos & then started releasing his music to the masses?  Don’t quote me on that last comment.  The 3rd album has the song for our first dance at our wedding, we had a hard time finding a song we agreed on.  I seem to prefer his first album though?  Anyways, here are a few songs from his first album….

 

2001   BRUSHFIRE FAIRYTALES

 

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Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

STREAMING VS. DOWNLOADING/ BARSTOOL PROPHETS

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Dear CFL officials,

The first 3 quarters of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats @ the Saskatchewan Roughriders was quite possibly in my top 3 terrible football games I’ve ever seen in my 38 years of life that I can remember seeing.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

A season ticket holder.

 

Music throughout the week.  A lot of “Devin Townsend”, “Dead Sara”, “Big Wreck”, & “Tremonti”

 

There was no exercising going on this week.  My wife told me on Tuesday that she had Wednesday off, so I decided I had the week off.  Fair enough my finger is 98% better, a few extra days of doing the bare minimum won’t hurt it.  Being your own boss definitely has it’s benefits!

I leave Regina for a few days & it seemed as though everything flipped on me?!  Best Buy has stopped selling CDs, Trump is still President, the Toronto Blue Jays made a trade, & nobody wants to OWN music??!!?!

I hear a LOT of whispers that CDs & downloading music will soon be a thing of the past?  Downloading should stick around.  I wouldn’t think downloading an album or streaming an album wouldn’t cost Apple extra money, but I really don’t know?  I’m waiting for an announcement from Apple/iTunes regarding this.

I’ve heard that vinyl will still be around though?  Is it really cost effective to do away with CD production & still release vinyl?  I have no clue?

If that’s all that is available in the future, vinyl & streaming, I plan to use both.  I’ll stream stuff on my iPod, I’ll also purchase vinyl every 3 or 4 months of the stuff I want to own.  That’s my opinion, I’m not speaking for anyone else or saying that it’s wrong.

This streaming crap drives me crazy, in a VERY bad way.  What the heck Apple?  iTunes isn’t available just for me.  I have the option to purchase my music or stream/rent it like a magazine subscription.  I’d like to have that option in the future.  Nobody these days seems to care if Apple Music shuts down & leaves them with nothing?

I find the entire thing as ridiculous as Trump being President.  “We’re going to give you streaming music only & royally piss off musicians that make all of our product” – internet.  I want the option, it can’t be a waste of money on Apple’s side of things?  “Stupid is as stupid does” – Forrest Gump.

If this is where the music industry is headed, I’m glad that I wasn’t talented enough to be in a professional band, where I work for pennies when someone streams my music!  At this point, EVERYONE should work for free if musicians have to!

I’m not a fan of Apple’s music software, but downloading from iTunes is very convenient, when it works properly!  Kim & I have hacked away at problems that occur & “so far so good”

Lots of people like having the option to stream or purchase music.  I don’t understand the cost benefit of doing away with both CDs & legal downloading?

This is just a very disappointing moment for the music industry.  The guy that created Napster needs a hard smack upside the head.  I hate to agree with anything Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, says but he was right for how he took a stand against Napster.  I’ll see you soon vinyl!  This entire idea I find to be very pathetic & stupid!  A vinyl album costs a minimum of $20 each.

 

You can’t take vinyl albums to listen to in your vehicle but I guess you can take streaming music with you.  I can also take my iPod full of iTunes purchases in the vehicle too.  I just want the option.  Purchasing vinyl albums will severely cut down on me purchasing music.

 

John Oliver has a bit on his show that asks this question.

I’d like to know this.  How are mass shootings still a thing?

 

July 4th 1995 Dave Grohl released the first Foo Fighters album on which he recorded all of the instruments & vocals with the exception of one guitar part.

 

BARSTOOL PROPHETS

 

4 guys from Cornwall, Ontario.  They released 2 major albums.  I have the first one on CD & the other one is only available on www.amazon.ca for $70.  I own the album “Crank” the 2nd one is called “Last of the Big Game Hunters”.  I’d get the 2nd one but I’m not paying $70 for a CD!?!?  “Crank” was released in 1995 & “Last of the Big Game Hunters” was released in 1997.  I was under age to see them live in 1997 when they played in Regina, so I’ve never seen them live.

From what I can tell on their website, they just tour Ontario, Canada.  I would think that if they’re still active they’d put their 2nd album on iTunes & Streaming sites.  I’ve only seen the video for the song “Little Death” back in the day when Much Music actually played music videos 24 hours a day.  That song was enough to make me get the CD.  Luckily the rest of the album is great.  Check out their website here https://www.barstoolprophets.ca/

It’s a 12 song album, so that should be enough for you to get the idea.

 

I agree with most of this.  I think Trivium should be thrown in the mix & Lamb of God should be higher up.  I like Slayer, but I find them over rated.

http://loudwire.com/best-american-metal-bands/

 

Rock & Metal’s greatest vocal intros LANGUAGE!!  On the “Papa Roach” intro.

http://loudwire.com/15-greatest-vocal-intros-of-all-time/

 

Trivium’s Matt Heafy covering Toto’s Africa

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

HOLIDAY/SCIATIC NERVE UPDATE

 

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3 Chiropractor appointments & 1 massage therapy session on my lower back, right butt cheek, & right leg.  The 3rd trip to my Chiropractor really helped!!  Only problem was the muscles would tighten up overnight.  I’d like to do some mild exercise but it hurts even when I transfer to my wheelchair.  Friday will be all stretching.  Actually, I’ll just continue to stretch until it’s gone.  “Right now” it’s just annoying.  I’ll stand up, have a brief pain & try not to do much.  It only hurts when I move.  Sitting or laying down on my left side or on my back, I’m fine.  Seems like my body just gave up on me.  I’ve decided to take it easy for the month.

I’ve never really been to a massage therapist.  My cousin is a massage therapist though, out of province though.  I was getting up to put my shirt on & ended up breaking the massage table.  I felt like an idiot, snapped the face hole right off.  She said it wasn’t a big deal.  She’ll get a new table from amazon.  Of course we’re going to pay the $20 for it, I just felt so bad.  Lesson learned “Do not put any weight on that part of the table”!

Without doing any exercise it gets EXTREMELY boring for me.  It makes for a very long day.

This just got me riled up!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/foo-fighters-give-update-new-album-1880469?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-29-nov-29-11-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

This is sad news for In Flames fans.  I just watched their live DVD on Tuesday.  At least nobody died nor is the band breaking up.

http://loudwire.com/in-flames-bassist-peter-iwers-exit-band/

 

I know that ‘Paramore’ are done recording their 5th album.  ‘Royal Blood’ are in the studio at the moment, & ‘Big Wreck’ is available for preorder for a full release on February 3rd.

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

 

This is the best way to show everyone the difference between the NFL & the CFL.

 

Seth Myers on Donald Trump

All of that being said, I’ve been wrong about Trump as well.  He’ll never be impeached!

 

Live review of Alter Bridge

http://www.buzzmag.co.uk/uncategorized/alter-bridge-live-review/

 

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

 

Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger” at 25 years old.  My favourite Soundgarden album!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/soundgardens-badmotorfinger-at-25-kim-thayil-looks-back-w449590

 

Quite subjective, a few are on my list though.

http://loudwire.com/vote-best-rock-album-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

My brother’s a big fan of Finger Eleven, naturally I got into Finger Eleven & he got into Foo Fighters.  I usually put on the most recent release from Finger Eleven, “Five Crooked Lines” lately I tend to listen to their first album, Tip, or the album they made when they were called “The Rainbow Butt Monkeys”

Yes, we covered this song.  I love this song!!!!!

 

I saw these 2 groups 1 on Conan, & 1 on Jimmy Fallon.  I’m pretty sure I don’t need them but figured you might like to be in on the ground level?

 

YAY, Alter Bridge are doing the typical Canadian tour…….fart noise!  Toronto & Montreal.  I need to move.  That ain’t happening!

 

Long article with Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/lamb-of-gods-randy-blythe-my-trip-to-standing-rock-w453120

 

OK, why?  For fun I guess.  Who’s your favourite guitarist?

http://loudwire.com/vote-best-guitarist-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

Favourite female rock singer anyone?

http://loudwire.com/vote-rock-goddess-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

Halestorm is working on their 3rd EP of cover songs.  Here’s 1 song.  EP release date is January 6th.  I believe the first 2 Eps contain 6 songs each.

http://loudwire.com/halestorm-details-reanimate-3-0-covers-ep/

 

Keith Urban rocking some Dire Straits in 1997

 

 

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

SPORTS THEN MUSIC & POP CULTURE STUFF

I fell asleep to “In Flames” the album “Siren Charms” first I listen to most of an 18 song “Greatest Hits” by “INXS”

I woke up early & listened to “The Northern Pikes” the album “Snow in June”

I exercised to ”Our Lady Peace” 9 albums on shuffle, 8 of them are on CD!

No, not baseball, but I do try to watch as many Blue Jays games as possible. Not much of football either. NHL is what this short paragraph will be about.

If I want to watch a fight, as a Canadian I can watch boxing, UFC, MMA, or NHL. If I want to watch hockey, I’m lucky if there’s a European game on whatever network. I’ve been to 1 NHL exhibition/preseason game. When did people cheer the loudest? When a fight would occur. Sure they cheered for a goal, all 3 or 4 of them. The crowd made it very apparent that they came to see two guys, on ice, try to beat the snot out of each other. Nobody seemed to care about the score, that’s why I don’t watch this thing called “hockey”. A broken bone will heal, the score of a hockey game will never change. This suspension of a mere 20 games was upheld by the NHL Wednesday afternoon. I still say “Goodbye…………………FOREVER!!!! You cross checked an official you moron!”

NFL vs. CFL, apples & oranges. CFL “Longer, Wider, Faster” I had a T-Shirt back in the day that said that about the CFL. Playing field in the CFL 110 yards long by 65 yards wide, end zones are 20 yards deep. NFL playing field is 100 yards long by 53.5 yards wide, end zone are 10 yards. An NFL game is scheduled for a minimum of 4 hours, a CFL game is scheduled for 3 hours. Both leagues can use the same ball. CFL footballs are normally larger around. 3 downs in Canada, not 4 like the NFL. CFL goal posts are at the end zone line, NFL goal posts are even with the back of the end zone.

I’ve never gotten into NFL though many Canadians are. The CFL has become rather boring, could be because the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders have been terrible the last 2 seasons.

Cancer wise, nothing new. Right now my body is trying to be more of a normal/healthy body. Kind of like going through a different type of puberty? The first puberty was great, let’s do something like that again!………………..NOT! That or I’m just getting old?

I couldn’t even name a song by “Kesha”. I have seen her interviewed a few times on “Conan”, but that’s it.

Awesome, I liked the 5 song EP “Stone Temple Pilots” released with “Chester Bennington” of “Linkin Park”

http://loudwire.com/stone-temple-pilots-reunite-chester-bennington-one-off-benefit/

I’d enter this contest, but I’m really turned off by the “singer” for “Children of Bodom” who are opening as the 2nd of 3 bands in total. I like these 2 songs but that’s it.

Sing or do death metal growls? Don’t do both at the same time, it’s not all that & a bag of chips. Figure it out & “call me maybe”

“Big Wreck” shared it! This album instantly reminds me of “Dire Straits”

Is this more proof that Kanye West has a large ego? LANGUAGE!!!! Inside the link. In the www.youtube.com video below I would have just said “NO!” for the reaction!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/audio-leaks-of-kanye-wests-backstage-snl-meltdown/

Movie sequels you may not have known were coming in 2016? “Angels & Demons” & “The DaVinci Code” were released in the wrong order of the books & paled in comparison to the books!

Win tickets to see “Pearl Jam”. I’ve seen them twice, I’m good but they’re really good live!!!!

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/artists/pearl-jam/

Ah, “Slayer” for me the prescription reads “Take 1 album a day only”.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/slayer-release-teaser-clip-for-you-against-you-video.html

Want to collect vinyl albums aka records?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/win-a-year-subscription-to-vinyl-me-please-plus-their-2015-record-collection/

There’s still a 99% chance I wont listen to a reissue of any band. Especially “Metallica”

http://loudwire.com/metallica-reissuing-kill-em-all-ride-the-lightning/

I’m a big fan of music documentarys or just documentarys in general!

http://loudwire.com/dee-snider-we-are-twisted-fing-sister-documentary/

Stephen Colbert mocks failed Presidential candidates

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-stephen-colbert-mock-failed-candidates-chris-christie-carly-fiorina-20160218

Who with Geddy Lee of “Rush”? Song inside the link! Catchy tune!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-wintersleeps-soaring-song-with-rushs-geddy-lee-20160218

Geddy Lee also played bass on this song by “I Mother Earth”

“Chris Stapleton” skit on Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-chris-stapleton-turn-horrible-words-into-beautiful-music-20160218

42 years ago “Kiss” released their debut album.

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

Sorry, I don’t know much about Kiss, & their debut album isn’t on iTunes. I couldn’t tell you what’s on that album.

I saw a photo on Facebook, Dave Grohl will be performing on the Oscars. Sunday, February 28th!!!!!!!!

Metallica announce details for the deluxe re-issues of “Kill ’em All” & “Ride the Lightning”

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/metallica-announce-details-of-deluxe-kill-em-all-ride-the-lightning-reissues.html TONS OF BONUS STUFF FOR FANS!!!

Carpool karaoke with Sia.

SORRY STUFF TO DO AROUND THE HOUSE!!!

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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,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

CFL, MUSIC, CONDO

Sunday, November 3rd

 

First off thank you to the CFL referees for being another team to play against for every team every weekend. It was like you’d tell yourselves “We haven’t thrown a flag since we just turned our heads and pretended we didn’t see the last penalty.  Anybody feel like making up a penalty on this play?”. Seriously if this is the kind of refereeing in the Grey Cup, you’ll be able to determine the outcome of the playoffs and the Grey Cup. FYI it’s not pre season football, learn the rules of the game or have every play reviewed by the command center in Toronto!  These games do matter, get it right!

 

This has been the worst season I’ve ever seen by the refs, by far and I’ve been watching for a couple of decades at least.  Every team has had phantom penalties and penalties that were missed.

 

The Tragically Hip, among the most popular rock bands in Canada.  I only have 4 of their albums they have released since 1983, the ’80s were a mess for everyone.  I don’t hate their music and I don’t love their music, it”s just OK for me. Mainly because I just don’t get what Gord Downie is trying to do with his voice?  It sounds like he’s trying to sing cleanly, bur it’s not working out that way.  It’s not bad but I think he could do better. I guess I like them more than I thought, I’ll learn something about The Hip too.  Here’s two sides of him!

This song is one not to my liking, just because of his voice.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_RSJ6xuHbE

 

I like these songs though!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE2joQsWXJg

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhpezwGtDEg

 

Both of the following links are around 20 minutes long!

 

Foo Fighters making of the “Breakout” video.  NOT FOR KIDS!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKx_5Zb7dLk

 

Foo Fighters making of “The One” video only available as a B-Side or on the Orange County movie.  NOT FOR KIDS EITHER!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5FH1W74ivE

 

Our Condo is still not ready.  October 3rd my butt!  Tuesday we should get a call for us to see it and where we want the island positioned!  I’d rather have the call with our possession date though.  Oh well……………I’ll wait………….if I have to………………I guess!

 

“There’s always someone else having a worse day than you or I”

 

“Don’t judge anyone until you’ve been in their shoes”

 

“Just because today is a terrible day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life.  You’ve just got to get their”  Today has not been a terrible day.  Kim found it on pintrest.com.  I just wanted to add it to the blog!

 

Bye,

“Hubby Boo Boo” aka “Butthead” aka Christopher

 

chrisg.fraser@gmail.com or Chris G. Fraser on facebook