WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/CHROMEO ALBUM REVIEW

Short week, it’s summer, I should get out & enjoy the good weather while it’s here.

HAPPY CANADA DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I fell asleep to “Dead Sara” all of their stuff this is from the EP “Temporary Things Taking up Space” very political & full of LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I exercised to “MUSE” the album “Black Holes & Revelations”

 

4 day exercise total; 0 pushups, 400 crunches, 800 leg lifts, 480 tricep pushups, 400 squats, 160 back flexes.

I’m not sure why, but this 4 day week felt more like more of a 10 day week.  I woke up Monday & had no energy whatsoever.  That was par for the course each morning.  My sprained figure is feeling close to normal.  I avoided pushups to be safe though.  I didn’t want another setback.

Maybe I was just really looking forward to having 4 days off.  Kim & I are “a lot” alike that way.  We can be very focused on the task at hand & totally forget to stop & smell the “roses”.

I’ve been really tired all week.  I don’t like that, it just makes everything more difficult.  Imagine how hard throwing in my pushups will feel?  I’ll have to build them up again to 240/day.

 

Donnie goes on a twitter rant regarding late night talk show hosts & here is their hilarious reply!

https://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-colbert-fallon-react-to-trump-barbs-w522093

 

“Alice in Chains” dedicate the song “Nutshell” to Vinnie Paul.

http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-nutshell-vinnie-paul/

 

Yep, everybody’s laughing, because it is looking like Trump vs. The World.  There’s only 1 shithole, it’s the White House.

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

Trump’s not making America great for everyone.  He’s making it great for him & also making it very lonely.  Canada always helps the USA during a disaster, if I were Prime Minister of Canada that would stop ASAP.  “What Donnie?  You want our help?  You’ve made it clear you don’t need our help!”

 

New Paramore video from the album “After Laughter”

 

This is one of the reasons I avoid streaming music sites!  The other is that it’s more like paying rent other than a mortgage.  When you’re done paying a mortgage, you own that property.  You never stop paying rent, unless you decide to move to a house!  If you have children I get it, it’s cheaper you need money to raise kids.

http://loudwire.com/how-much-money-musicians-make-year/

 

I can almost guarantee that I’ll never see “MUSE” or “Nothing but Thieves” live.  “MUSE” is HUGE & “Nothing but Thieves” stay close to home in the U.K.

 

“OH MY GOODNESS!!!  THEY SOUND LIKE LED ZEPPELIN!  NO, NO, NO!”  Get over it internet peeps.

 

Noel Gallagher’s thoughts on streaming sites.

 

CHROMEO “HEAD OVER HEELS”

 

The most sugary pop I have ever heard!  I have their 2 most recent albums out of 5 studio albums.  They’re also a Canadian pop duo of 2 guys from Montreal.  If you’re going to do pop/dance music, you might as well go in deep feet first & make it really good, they do.  I’ve got the “White Women” album & this album was released on June 15th.  I’ll give you one single from the previous album, then a few from “Head Over Heels”.

Now the newest album!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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“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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Just what I’ve been listening to.  As I fall asleep & stretch.

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I really don’t care for a week of just stretching & not doing much for exercise.  I feel incredibly guilty.  I keep thinking “I should be exercising”.   Everything feels OK, but next week will be more of a buildup week, a week to gradually get up to my exercise goals.  My body can’t just “automatically” flip a switch & go all out.  I’d love for that to happen, but I’d end up in the same place I am now.  I really don’t need that to happen.

Some people tend to think my life is a cake walk, super easy, fantastic retirement.  That is so not the case!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  When I get up at 6:00 or 7:00 am, I get up & go ass much & as fast as I can.  Honestly, I’m more stressed now than I’ve ever been!  In the end it’s my fault, I always expect more/better from myself (self-inflicted stress).

LANGUAGE IN THE FIRST VIDEO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

In Flames shared it!  November 11th people!

 

Yep, lots of Chicago Cubs news, it has been 108 years I guess!

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/world-series-chicago-cubs-became-americas-team-w448366

 

The Agonist shared it…..

 

Being beside drummer, Danny Carey of Tool, during a drum solo would be AWESOME!!!  Lucky kid!  Video inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/young-tool-fan-invited-onstage-to-watch-danny-carey-drum-solo/

 

Yeah, I watched the CMAs/Country Music Awards.  I’m not much of a country music fan, I watched it so I could hang out with my wife.  How did a rock & metal fan marry a country music fan?  Good thing all of her other attributes shine brighter than her taste in music.  At least the Dixie Chicks performed & Zac Brown Band were nominated.

http://www.rollingstone.com/country/lists/cma-awards-2016-10-best-worst-and-most-wtf-moments-w448399/best-countrys-women-stage-a-tomato-takeover-w448405

This “Zac Brown Band” album “Jekyll & Hyde” is just as good as the “Lamb of God” album “VII: Sturm Und Drang” to me.

 

Conan & Ryan Reynolds scene from the “Notebook 2”

 

“Shit spackled freckle fart” quote from one of my now 3 favourite movies.  Here’s another hint.  “When WHAM! Earned the exclamation mark”

 

“Final piece of the puzzle”-Big Wreck.  Music from, what I assume, will be their near future release?!

https://www.instagram.com/bigwreckmusic/

 

Tony Iommi on the future of Black Sabbath

http://loudwire.com/tony-iommi-black-sabbath-future-no-touring-maybe-new-music/

 

Third Ion……………….LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I guess using foul language solidifies your life as a metal/rock musician.  I only swore on stage if it was a lyric in a cover song.  BECAUSE IT’S NOT NEEDED OTHER WISE.  In the end it’s the group/musicians show.  If I’m offended by the language used, whoever it is has my money, & I have every right to leave, or not attend or purchase a ticket.  That being said, if language mattered to me I’d never see Foo Fighters live.

 

She was in the “Larry Flint” movie.  I never saw it or heard any complaints about her performance.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/courtney-love-joins-lifetime-series-a-midsummers-nightmare-w448570

 

Kim has today off, E.D.O., she’s out getting groceries.  I’m stretching & taking care of the dishes among other stuff rocking out to “Iron Maiden” & “Barenaked Ladies”

 

I’ll catch you Sunday!!!

 

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“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

CONCERT ETIQUETTE/CELL PHONE USE 2015

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The difference between the Ed Sheeran concert & Foo Fighters concert? Foo Fighters fans are old enough to know how to use a cell phone at a concert. Nobody watched the concert through their cell phone. The 2 guys in front of my dad & I, stood up checked to see if it bothered my line of site, I told it was fine. They took about 2-4 pictures each & a video of their favourite song! That’s how to use a cell phone at a concert, it’s called CONCERT ETIQUETTE kids, learn it & follow it. There were so many cell phones at Ed Sheeran I went back by the exit doors to listen to the 2 last songs, no kids videoing the concert on their phones back there. Kim, security, & I. Much better!

New/old Rage Against the Machine concert/DVD

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/08/rage-against-the-machine-announce-live-at-finsbury-park-concert-film/

Now all of the homophobes can freak out at the sight of 2 straight men kissing

Grace Potter live on Conan I’d never heard of her, this was really good though, at least I thought it was good.

Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden singer) on his battle with cancer.

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-bruce-dickinson-cancer-battle-science-project/

Yeah, it’s radio. Do you have “satellite” radio? Same crap different pile, that’s just how I see it.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/how-beats-1-djs-like-josh-homme-and-pharrell-are-reinventing-radio-20150818

I heard their album “Naveed” & said “This group will be huge!!!!!”.  The people I was driving to high school were very opposed to my critique.  They did become very successful with their second album “Clumsy”.  Immediate decline for me.  When they released their 5th album “Gravity”, I was out/done.  The first 4 albums weren’t bad but the 5th was so not for me.

Jonny Depp & Gene Simmons play KISS classic for charity

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/see-johnny-depp-gene-simmons-play-kiss-classics-for-charity-20150818

I’m a little worried about the upcoming album by Trivium album. I have it preordered from iTunes, every time I listen to the first song released from it, I like it more. When I first heard it I was completely against preordering it. The second released song made me feel better,

Mark Tremonti on the possibility of a “Creed” reunion. Yes I played this in our first band, Sorry. No I haven’t heard it in a very long time.

http://loudwire.com/mark-tremonti-creed-reunion-doesnt-make-sense/

Mark Tremonti on Alter Bridge, “Cauterize” solo album & the future of Creed.

http://www.alternativenation.net/interview-mark-tremonti/

Checked out N. W. A.’s album “Straight Out of Compton” since there’s all of this hype about the movie. I like it, if I were to buy it, it’s probably not something I’d listen to very often.

Still really liking the new “Finger Eleven” album & the new “Lamb of God” album

Songs I like, “Norah Jones”

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“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

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

Bye,

Chris

ITUNES & STRESS

It’s not totally fixed, but we are closer than we were. At this point I think I should be receiving a paycheck in the mail courtesy of Apple. There has been quite a few households deleting iTunes Match. Meanwhile I’ve finished deleting & adding files that Apple screwed up with the launch of their new streaming service, Apple Music, on June 30th? They pretty much gave Match/iTunes users the middle finger, dropped the mic, & walked away.

Funny, Steve Jobs dies at a young age unfortunately, & Apple makes mistake after mistake, making users of their products angrier & angrier? I’m not angry, I’m confused. I have enough time on my hands to run in circles & see if things will work on try 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 or 50?

I’ve been a little stressed out lately. The iTunes problem is constantly on my mind, which of course some would call it a minor issue which is fine it’s a big deal for me.

The thing that worries me the most is Brewster. He turned 9 (human years) on January 31st. He’s whining, growling, panting, trying to hide, & sulking around here with his tail down. It’s as if he got 40 years older over night late last week? Kim took him to the vet yesterday. He’s back on anxiety pills & has been calm today. He always done those thing around kids & babies, when we have more than 2 people over or if there is a thunder storm. Now he’s like that all of the time, unless Kim is home. His pills must be doing the trick, he’s asleep in his dog bed.

Morrissey slams Ed Sheeran

http://www.nme.com/news/ed-sheeran/86840?utm_campaign=nme-july-13-13-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Foo Fighters will return to Europe in September to play canceled shows

http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/86839?utm_campaign=nme-july-13-13-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Yes, Chris Adler will be doing double duty on the Megadeth tour & the Lamb of God tour

http://loudwire.com/chris-adler-double-duty-megadeth-lamb-of-god-2015-u-k-tour/

All-Star cover of AC/DC’s “Highway to hell”

http://loudwire.com/the-answer-soulfly-korn-ffdp-acdc-highway-to-hell/

Jimmy Fallon explains hand injury.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/jimmy-fallon-details-gruesome-hand-injury-icu-stay-on-tonight-20150714

Paul McCartney’s backstage antics at the R n’ R Hall of Fame 2015

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-paul-mccartneys-backstage-antics-at-rock-hall-ceremony-20150714

Paul Rudd & Jimmy Fallon play “Drinko”

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-jimmy-fallon-paul-rudd-play-drinko-chug-tequila-gravy-cocktail-20150714

Birthday wish granted by Dave Grohl. Fan plays drums on “Big me” with Foo Fighters. LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dave-grohl-grants-birthday-wish-invites-fan-to-drum-with-foo-fighters-20150714

I loved playing this song on guitar hero, then I’d get to the fast/hard part

These turned out to be my favourite songs to play on that video game…

These are all on the expert setting. I played them on the medium & a few on the hard setting.

I watched this documentary yesterday, again. He was guilty until proven innocent. The band raised $200.000 for his bail. The Czech Republic took it, then said it wasn’t enough they wanted an additional $200.000. 2 years prior he was blame for the death of a fan at their show in 2010. The trial took place in 2012? LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-randy-blythe-first-gigs-after-release-from-czech-prison/

Megadeth shared it…..

Write your article & go away. If someone doesn’t want photos taken, put on your “BIG BOY” pants & get over it.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/newspaper-protests-foo-fighters/

Conan with big name musicians

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-boy-george-jack-black-doors-robby-krieger-on-conan-20150714

Lars Ulrich, Metallica drummer, continues to make me question what he’s thinking when he speaks publically? One week he’s totally against streaming music, the next week he’s all for it?

http://www.nme.com/news/metallica/86869?utm_campaign=nme-july-14-14-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Well he’s only had $0.50 for how long? Bankruptcy should be expected.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/50-cent-downplays-bankruptcy-filing-im-taking-precautions-20150714

Don’t blame me, I’m just the messenger. Disturbed are back.

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-first-show-since-hiatus-chicago/

Tom Petty’s thoughts about the confederate flag

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tom-petty-on-past-confederate-flag-use-it-was-downright-stupid-20150714

Who doesn’t like a tasty burrito on occasion? This is WAY over the top though?!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/to-unfoil-and-to-hold?utm_term=4ldqpia#.jjg9rX5pG

Spiderman must have been HIGH all day every day. He never stopped thinking about “Mary Jane”. Yet Tom Petty had his ‘Last Dance with Mary Jane” a long time ago?

John Oliver is right on point & usually quite hilarious

This is a really solid metal co-headliner tour, well the headliners at least.

https://www.facebook.com/Megadeth/photos/a.97672432329.99881.7709052329/10152843631312330/?type=1&theater

Zac Brown plays “Let it Be”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/see-zac-brown-bands-stripped-down-cover-of-let-it-be-20150714

New “Fantastic Four” movie on the way!

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/videos/see-fantastic-four-rise-to-power-in-epic-new-trailer-20150714

Corey Taylor, of Slipknot/Stone Sour, weighs in on confederate flag issue. LANGUAGE!!

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-stone-sour-corey-taylor-confederate-flag-debate/

I have the one-off “Mad Season” album with members of Pearl Jam & Soundgarden with Alice in Chains now deceased singer Layne Staley. I need to listen to it more often.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/mad-season-to-release-live-albums-of-reunion-concert-final-show-with-layne-staley/

Slash has added fall North American tour dates.

http://loudwire.com/slash-fall-2015-north-american-tour-the-hell-within-horror-film/

NUDITY!

Songs I like. “Lit” Little bit of LANGUAGE! I only own 1 CD.

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

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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

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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

SOCIAL MEDIA?

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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

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.

#lambofgodVII

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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?

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

THANK GROHL IT’S THURSDAY!!!!

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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

I won’t be online much, if at all, on Friday or Saturday! Family coming to town & Kim has an E.D.O.

Ryan Adams covers Bryan Adams
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-ryan-adams-redemptive-cover-of-summer-of-69-20150429

Halestorm channel their inner Pink Floyd
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-29/halestorm-channel-their-inner-pink-floyd

“Lamb of God” on instagram

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Finger Eleven has some tour dates set. No release date yet?!

Axl Rose is complaining as usual. That’s par for the course!
http://loudwire.com/axl-rose-reacts-indonesian-president-ignores-pleas-stop-executions/

Baltimore riots on CNN. The world just gets weirder & weirder…………….
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/cnn-and-baltimore-a-crossfire-with-100-percent-casualties-20150429

Connie Kaldor at The Exchange in Regina. Almost all of the Chemical Horizon, the band I was in until I got cancer, shows were at The Exchange. A couple of shows were at The Gaslight & The Distrikt. The Distrikt for me was pretty much the same for me as playing at Wembley Stadium for Dave Grohl. I saw so many great bands there! That was probably the most nerve racking experience for me on stage. A “Don’t screw this up” experience. There aren’t many places in Regina for original rock/metal bands to play. The Exchange, The Distrikt (which is no more), The Gaslight & occasionally The Riddel Center at the university. I guess we also played once at The Owl, the university bar, in a battle of the bands thing.
https://www.picatic.com/conniekaldorexchange

My Morning Jacket on Tuesday!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/my-morning-jacket-establish-philanthropy-foundation-20150429

“Big Wreck” asks “What is your favourite memory from a Big Wreck show?”
Too many good ones for me!

Muse on June 9th
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/drones/id973555620

Parahoy! With Paramore.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/paramore-to-set-sail-again-on-parahoy-festival-at-sea-in-2016-20150429

Duff McKagan (Velvet Revolver/Guns n’ Roses) to release solo EP with famous friends filling out the band.
http://loudwire.com/duff-mckagan-new-ep-jerry-cantrell-and-izzy-stradlin/

Timothy Wong in his Edmonton choir!!! We’ve been REALLY good friends since grade 9

Rock Stars being AWESOME rock stars shaming, kicking out moron fans WARNING!!!! LANGUAGE!! & LOTS OF IT!!!!!
http://loudwire.com/stone-temple-pilots-dean-deleo-ejects-audience-member-new-york-cit/

Chester Bennington (Linkin Park singer) on writing/singing with Stone Temple Pilots. I’m waiting for this album to be released this year also. I heard earlier this year they were close to being done recording the album.
http://loudwire.com/chester-bennington-writing-stone-temple-pilots-more-poetic/

Walk off the Earth cover “I Got You Babe”

I enjoy ‘Slayer’. I’d probably listen to more ‘Slayer’ if Kerry King guitar solo’s were in the right key of the rest of the group.
http://loudwire.com/slayer-kerry-king-wikipedia-fact-or-fiction-part-two/

I’ve never heard of “Tame Impala”? Probably because they’re new, put their music on the internet for pennies & don’t tour the entire world.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/04/tame-impalas-kevin-parker-for-me-the-value-of-music-is-the-value-you-extract-from-it/

New artist. I believe he was on The Ellen Degeneres Show earlier this week & I just watched him on last night Conan! Good voice with nothing but an acoustic guitar. I’d likely buy his album & rarely listen to it.

Article with Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/billie-joe-armstrong-talks-surreal-hall-of-fame-night-new-green-day-lp-20150430

Cool to see 3 young girls play an Ozzy song on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Much better guitar player than I was or will be.
http://loudwire.com/three-young-sisters-ozzy-osbourne-ellen/

Megadeth’s new album pre-order teaser
http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/megadeth

This is very cool on The Ellen Degeneres Show as well

^^REALLY CATCHY SONG FOR ME!!!

Seems as though U2 can’t catch a break?
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/04/russian-officials-say-u2s-new-album-is-gay-propaganda-threaten-lawsuit-against-apple/

Speaking of U2 here’s an article with Bono
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bono-it-feels-like-i-have-somebody-else-s-hand-20150430

Terrible version of “Vasoline” by Scott Weiland. Yeah the same guy that sang/wrote the song with Stone Temple Pilots. Is he drunk or high or both?
http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-bizarre-vasoline-texas/

I have an issue on the use of cell phones. When you see a “fail” video on youtube that’s fine, it’s hilarious. In a real life or death situation most people whip out their phone to get it on video? Who the heck stands there taking a video with a cell phone while someone might be dying? Maybe put the phone down & see if you can help? Remember, it’s a phone as well, not just a video camera.

A cover of Foo Fighters’ “Congregation” pretty good too!

A few rock bands I’ve never heard of, on a luxury cruise ship, with 3400 rock fans
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/features/2015-04-30/behind-the-scenes-on-the-monsters-of-rock-cruise

Alice Cooper interview/article
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-30/alice-cooper-could-revisit-blackout-material

Yes this was just weird. A regular season baseball game in Baltimore vs the Chicago White Sox, in a totally empty ball park, attendance 0, nobody! Wasn’t a safe place because of the rioting in Baltimore.
http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/the-empty-stadium-game-see-the-surreal-pictures-from-inside-camden-yards-20150429

Is this “The Beginning of the End”
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/freddie-gray-protests-extend-to-new-york-ferguson-20150430

Songs I like. “Eric Clapton”

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