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4 day exercise total;  00 leg lifts, 00 crunches, 00 squats, 00 back flexes, 0 pushups, 200 curls (10 pounds), 00 tricep extensions (7 pounds), 50 shoulder raises (7 pounds).  Stretching & TONS of yoga.

I fell asleep to “Of Monsters & Men” the album “Fever Dream”



Not the greatest of weeks.  Our dream house was sold officially as of Tuesday evening.  I got the link update Wednesday morning.  I spent Monday evening & Tuesday evening worrying about it & stayed up to late.  Felt better as Thursday went on.  There was a viewing of our place Thursday, which is great, but if anyone makes an offer, where do we go?  Regina’s not a big city & something accessible for me seems to be a rarity at best.  We took the viewing time to see another house (just the neighbourhood & the outside) in an area that’s nice, but so far away from every other part of the city!

I’ve been trying to educate myself for the federal election on Monday.  The more I dig, the more I realize why I haven’t voted in 21 years.  I watched the federal debate twice which was oh so uninformative.  It was pretty much me & the candidates at a bar for an evening at the end it felt like “Well, we’re the last 2 people here, I guess you’re it”.  I’m sorry but 6 candidates to choose from & not one of them has EARNED my vote.  I’ll vote since I said I will, but I’d much rather continue to exercise my right not to vote!  MAYBE I’ll vote again………….in 21 years.  Waste of my time & energy.  “Let’s promise the moon to everyone, then pretend we never said that”.  I don’t know of an elected politician that has followed through on what became empty promises.  Somebody please prove me wrong after this election?

Kim’s teeth are done & she’s happy with them.  Now the bill.  Then Brewster’s tests & medication.  Then Christmas gifts to purchase.

So I’ve spent this week stressing HARD about all of this, mostly finding a wheelchair accessible house, which seems hopeless.

I haven’t felt like eating or working out this week so far.  What am I looking forward to this week?  Watching the Rider game on TV tonight that’s in B.C. Other than that “I’m broken” for now.

I may be down now, but Monday is the start of a new week!

How I’m feeling as of Thursday night & even more so Friday morning.  Instead of stepping back & looking at a big picture of overwhelming stuff, I took a step closer.  I saw one thing at a time.  I can chip away at things one by one & clear up all of this one thing at a time.

The election will be over on Monday, after that we can focus on Brewster’s health.  While doing that we’ll look for a house.  Through all of this I’ll get back into my smaller routine of exercising daily.  There will be interruptions but that’s life.  Ideally we’d be moving into our new house by mid-November, but it’s been purchased, we can’t change that, just move on & keep doing our thing.


If you’re of age & not easily offended I hope you’ve seen “Deadpool”, if not you’re WAY too late!  Since the 3rd Deadpool could be in the beginning stages!?

Sell out or don’t, as long as you’re happy with where you are & how you got there & didn’t forget the people that helped you get there, be happy but humble!




My last 2 album purchases before Christmas are released today.  “Alter Bridge” & “Jimmy Eat World”.  I know I’ll be listening to a TON of “Alter Bridge”, “TOOL”, “Big Wreck”, “In Flames”, “Billie Eilish”, etc. for the rest of the year!  There was a TON of great music that was released this year & it’s only mid-October!


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P.S. I had to pick up a prescription this morning for my bladder infection, that’s why this is a bit late.  Back from the doctor, no bladder infection I have to “retrain” my bladder.  I needed some refills on other medications too.


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Friday was quite tame as usual.  Part 4 of “The Ranch” was on Netflix.  I think we ended on episode 3 & Kim fell asleep on the couch, she’s quite tired come Friday & it seems to get warmer in here as the day goes on.  All I did was exercise in the morning, shower, load the dishwasher, run it, do some hand wash dishes & empty the dishwasher.  I feel like I just rolled a marathon.  How did I get so sweaty?

I wonder how they’ll deal with Danny Masterson (Rooster from The Ranch or Hyde from That 70s show) being accused of rape.  This is the most recent news I’ve heard regarding this.

Saturday we were up late & had some friends over.  We watched “Office Christmas Party” then “Deadpool”.  Even after roughly 20 of seeing it, it never gets old for me!

Sunday.  Kim has more Christmas stuff to tend to.  She went out this morning to get a new cell phone.  Her iPhone fell out of her purse while in the parking garage & the glass broke.  I slept in, I showered while she was out, then we watched “Tanked”.  I miss having a fish tank, we were really good at killing fish.  We tried everything, perfect heat, no heat, proper PH balance, distilled filtered water, fresh filtered water, 1 fish added at a time, 5 fish added at a time, etc.  Nothing worked, we’d have 3 fish die a week!  I was baffled!

Now I’m off to watch SNL with Foo Fighters as the musical guest, then get ready for the week, as usual



James Corden crosswalk musical



New In Flames video for their cover of Depeche Mode’s “No Good”


I just thought this was a very good interview/speech with Simon Sinek!


Tool news.  I personally don’t & won’t believe anything I hear about a new album until it is actually released.  Why?  I have no reason to believe them.  They do this far too often!



I’ve never been a Kiss fan & even less of a Gene Simmons fan.



Pitchers Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, & Roberto Osuna should be untouchable.  All 3 are excellent, young, all have a bright future & are under contract for a few years.  In my opinion don’t trade them, if the Blue Jays do, they had better get something REALLY good in return.  Stroman & Sanchez are potential Cy Young award winners & Osuna is almost a guarantee to get 3 out in the 9th inning.  They’re all in their early 20s.  Unless they’re getting a superstar in return, no reason to trade them.



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Friday ended with us watching our recorded shows on our DVR.  Saturday I slept in while Kim started cleaning since Brewster & I were still sleeping.  When Kim cleans, it’s always best to stay out of the way.  On top of that she went grocery shopping!  Then we cleared off the DVR & watched the Demi Lovato documentary on www.youtube.com REALLY good, I recommend it, it’s called “Simply Complicated” phenomenal voice too!

Full movie here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWTlL_w8cRA  or below.


Sunday I went to my parents’ place to watch the Saskatchewan Roughriders play the Ottawa Redblacks.  Roughriders crossed over to the eastern division & we won!!!!!!!!!!  Next week we play the Toronto Argonauts.  We also watched the Edmonton Eskimos beat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the western division.  They play the Calgary Stampeders next week.  I cheer for 3 teams the Riders, anyone against Calgary, & anyone playing against B.C.  Yes, that’s how I’m gonna be.

Today is more getting ready for the week, & Kim will go to the gym.







The woman that gave the finger to Trump’s motorcade received 465,000+ job offers after being fired for her actions.

6 HUGE science fiction movies in one year, & a “Despicable Me” movie!!!!!!!

Yes, at the moment I’m all for comic book movies, & I’ve always enjoyed cartoon movies & Star Wars.  These last two have been my favourite movies of all time along with “Deadpool”, which is difficult to find an appropriate trailer of.

The trailer is rated R




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I fell asleep to “Metallica” the new album “Hardwired”, got up to pee & listened to “Soundgarden” the album “Badmotorfinger”

I did a lot of stretching to “Anthrax” on shuffle

Let’s get one thing straight here.  I’m the man-baby of this house!  Not this man baby…

I’m not necessarily trying to lose weight, when I’m rid of this nerve problem, I’ll lower my exercise somewhat.  Maybe to 6500 crunches, 500 squats, 500 leg lifts, & 500 pushups a week, and some walking or exercise bike on Saturdays.  We are walking in our suite, with this pinched nerve on Saturdays, just to move the muscle a bit.  I don’t walk a huge amount, my foot starts to tingle and then I sit down.  Energy wise I could go much further, but my tingly foot prevents me, that’s why we’re walking in our suite.  I say we because Kim comes with me to make sure I don’t fall & crack my head open.

Despite me not really exercising over the holidays I’ve managed to lose more weight.  I have the time to exercise, & my diet stayed fairly consistent.  Sure there was alcohol, cookies, chocolate, gingerbread, etc.  Instead of devouring all of it, I had it in moderation.

My breakfast & lunch are quite healthy.  A hardboiled egg & a glass of blended fruit & vegetables for breakfast, sometimes multi grain Cheerios with skim milk.  Lunch is usually some fish, then vegetables or rice crackers & hummus for a snack in the afternoon.  Supper usually involves wild rice & quinoa with some type of meat or a stir fry of some type.  I don’t need to pay someone to tell me what to eat, I’m lucky that way.  I understand if other people do though.  I’ve never been so focused on anything before.  The weight loss is a byproduct from my exercise and diet to be able to walk, be more independent & more able bodied.


Sorry I need to get some Toronto Blue Jays stuff off of my chest.  Mostly, IS ANYBODY DOING ANYTHING THIS OFF SEASON??????  Every team seems to be sitting on their hands.  Spring training starts in mid-February, 2 weeks & a few days.  There was a PILE of sluggers on the free agent market, & there still is a few.  The Blue Jays went into the off season trying to get younger, more left handed, & faster.  Everybody involved from Edwin Encarnacion, his agent, & the Blue Jays’ GM screwed up royally and Edwin ended up in Cleveland for less money.  Edwin left to see if he could get more than the Blue Jays had offered $80,000,000 over 4 years.  The GM signed a 33 year old switch hitting designated hitter for $33,000,000 over 3 years bargain, right?  Sort of!  If I see that guy putting on any kind of glove other than a batting glove on, I’ll be yelling at my TV loud enough they’ll hear me in Toronto.  This off season is very close to being over & they need to fill in some holes yet.  They’re getting a good backup catcher, who will be 32 in May & he’s a switch hitter.  Now they need, 2 left handed relief pitchers, a left fielder & I’d like to see 1 more outfielder or first baseman.  That’s a lot to do in a limited amount of time!  The link below is one of the sites I get my Blue Jays info from, that site & other sports talk shows.



That’s a tough choice for me.  Both “The Agonist” & “Stitched up Heart” are really good!



25 worst albums by legendary bands.  Even hard core Metallica fans would say this is not a good album.  No solos or production at all.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



A tiny bit of info/reaction from Mark Hammill/Luke Skywalker regarding Star Wars Episode VIII.



I guess “Deadpool” didn’t get an Oscar nomination?  I’m guessing it’s because the movie is an action, comedy, comic book, & R-Rated film?




10 greatest Metallica riffs



New “Walk off the Earth” video


Interview with “Clutch”, their sound engineer on tour.


Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.  Voting episode from last year.


Mike Myers guest on Jimmy Fallon.




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After this post, no more Trump talk, this might become shorter?

I wish most people had a second chance at life like I do.  My dad always told me “You can do anything you put your mind to”.  Very true.  I screwed up my second chance.  I was focusing on the incredibly small flaws in other’s instead of focusing on how to make myself better, my head just wasn’t focused on what it should have been on.  Sometimes I’m shocked by what I’ve done, usually something positive, this last time in 2012 HOLY COW NO!

I watched most of the inauguration festivities yesterday.  The entire time it felt like I was watching a funeral instead of a celebration.  The Trump said his speech & regurgitated/summed up his campaign speeches by throwing pretty much every current politician under the bus in order to make him look better when he fixes what he has broken.  Assuming he can actually fix what he’s done.  During his speech it was raining/God was crying!

I’m not a political person at all but I was this election.  We as Canadians now share a border with a country that is ruled by a terrorist.  I’ll give him 6 months & see what has changed for the better?

Trump isn’t President yet.  I was watching the inauguration coverage on CNN or “fake news” as Trump calls it.  The entire thing was just a nightmare I had, right?

I’m doing the same with the new head honchos for the Toronto Blue Jays.  This is their first off season to put the team together aka make their mark on the team for the 2017 season.  Everybody else, from what I can tell, most fans have up on them and called them stupid on National TV or radio.  At least give them some time before you judge them.

Trump on the other hand has already given us his view point on many things.  He gets 6 months to start acting like a leader, then I’ll judge him (& it will be an uphill battle in many people’s eyes).

Saturday we cleaned & Kim was doing laundry.  We had supper & a movie at my parent’s house.  My parent’s dog got her first haircut, all 3 pounds of her, she’s so small & isn’t afraid of anything!  Goose is hilarious, she doesn’t sound like a real dog when she growls she sounds more like a hungry gremlin.

Sunday I really slept in.  Kim woke me up close to 12:00 pm.  Kim made breakfast, eggs, bacon, tater tots, & coffee for us!  That was pleasant surprise.  I asked her “What did I do?”  She replied “You’re you.”  She’s so kind/loving/smart/funny/smoking HAWT/HOTT.

Brewster stayed in bed a little bit after I left the bedroom.  All of the playing with Goose last night must have tired him out.

The rest of the day looks like more cleaning, laundry, & just getting ready for the week.  Shortly after I posted on the blog Friday, we got a call & I’ll be in for some therapy on my leg this week!



Obama’s out going speech.  How do you go from Obama to the new guy?


No more Trump news until it changes stuff here in Canada, & it will eventually.


Myles Kennedy on the “Alter Bridge” song ‘Blackbird’

What he says about music meaning something to someone is exactly how hard core music buffs & musicians want everyone to feel about a piece of music.  Full disclosure, I was never the best song writer.  I was good enough to get by.  I made a point of not mentioning what a certain song was about on purpose.  It can mean whatever you need to feel at a certain time.

I was watching the “fake news”/CNN coverage of the inauguration & a song popped into my head, it’s metal but listen to the lyrics, in the chorus!


What good came out of Friday?  A 4th/new song off of the new Big Wreck album “Grace Street”

That’s 4 songs from a 13 song album with  preorder on iTunes.


What’s this?  It’s not on either album, unless it’s part of a (Deluxe Version)?  More investigating ASAP.  Ah, older song NOT on iTunes.


Ah, B.C. aka Before Cancer


LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I’ve heard but a few so I’ll go with Machine Head.


Dave Grohl chats about Emmy nominations


Deadpool was nominated for an Academy Award for best makeup

SEVERE LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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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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I fell asleep to “A Perfect Circle” 2 albums & 3 songs from their covers album, followed by “Royal Blood”

Woke up in pain thinking it was early turned “Foo Fighters” the album “Sonic Highways”


Just trying to get the muscles to loosen.  I’ve never been so anxious for a Monday/phone call from a doctor.

Light exercise weekly total 260 leg lifts & 260 calf raises.

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By 2011 I was flat out depressed.  I was crying 20 times a day, I wanted to kill myself since I didn’t think I had anything to offer.  We’d go home for supper & I would ask Kim for a knife.  I was in a rough spot at the time.  I was being selfish, not thinking about anybody else.  I didn’t even want to talk to my doctor about it or anyone for that matter.  Kim wrote him a note that I dictated to her.  I felt like a BIG letdown to everyone.  My doctor actually apologized to me saying “I should have seen this coming” I told him that I was trying to keep it quiet.  I had been down in the dumps before, but nowhere near that much. I was first scheduled to see a psychologist but she couldn’t be there, she had left on maternity leave.  Instead I spoke with a social worker for two weeks.  Then I saw a psychiatrist once a week & now I’m on happy pills!

Bell, a satellite, phone & internet company are currently running a campaign for people struggling with depression.  Someone would like to talk or listen to you.  That’s what brought this on. I’m good now of course.  I was unable to find the phone number, but you can reach them on social media or on their website.  http://letstalk.bell.ca/en/

I encourage any & all people that are dealing with any type of mental illness to talk to someone & not hide it from others.  The longer you bottle it up, the worse it can get.  Talk to a friend, family member, or a complete stranger.  Whoever, just get that weight off your back & feel that sense of relief.  You’re not alone, 1/5 people deal with a mental illness.  Lots of people know how to deal with it.  Heck if you’re reading this & want to talk to me, don’t be afraid, I can shut up & listen even though I may not have the answers for you.  Please talk to someone, it’s not as hard as you think.

No I probably wasn’t in the same place you’re in, but I was in your neighborhood.  Send a personal message to this Facebook timeline if you want to keep it private or like I said just talk with someone, please?


U2 flashback to 1989!!!



Big Wreck shared it…


Deadpool for Oscar nomination QUESTIONABLE VISUALS!!!!


Interview with Dave Grohl via 1997.


Stitched up Heart are touring America in 2017!



Alter Bridge guitarist, Mark Tremonti, interview/article on the election & more



“The Day the Music Died” plane crash survivor, dead at the age of 85.



Foo Fighters interview from 2010, in their headquarters



Holy crap!  Muse is in the studio already!



Audio interview with Alter Bridge front man, Myles Kennedy.  LANGUAGE!!



Watched Conan from last night.  Found a new band “Judah & the Lion”.  Their album is downloading right now from March of 2016 it’s titled “Folk Hop n’ Roll”.  Good tunes & the album title is very appropriate!


I also preordered the new Ed Sheeran album, release on March 3rd


I now have 2 preorders Big Wreck in February & Ed Sheeran in March.

Another Big Wreck tune out on January 20th for anyone who preorders the album!


Pierce Brosnan apparently yelled at James Corden during a U2 concert.



Nintendo’s new “Switch” console news



Pentatonix 10 best performances





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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 http://www.loudwire.com 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?



www.loudwire.com 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 www.loudwire.com 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 www.amazon.ca



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.




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

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All of this is from the past week.  I started writing this on Friday all of the information on this post, is a week of music info on Facebook.

My nerve is much better after 2 visits to the Chiropractor.  More stretching & one more visit should do the trick.  On my side overnight the doctor recommended a pillow between my knees, WAY better.  When the pain is completely gone, I’ll cut WAY back on my exercises until January.  So this is nothing more than an update.  A poor way to end a good year of exercising.  Good time to slow down though.


Who knew “Staind” had more than 2 albums?  I thought they had 1, & I’m not joking.



Green Day with James Corden



Rock Star look-a-likes



New movie “Fences” with Denzel Washington



Van Halen albums ranked.  I borrowed all of them from a friend of mine, I ended up making my own greatest hits though.



If retired life without a driving license is me sitting on the couch, I’ll do whatever I can to go back to work or get a license!  HOLY BORING!  I think I’m done with Netflix……………..I think I’ve watched it all.  I’m pretty sure I’ve seen “Deadpool” & “Batman vs. Superman” too many times!  Next……..”Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens” for the 10th time!  I listened to a PILE of music also while trying to get comfy on the couch.  Listening to whatever I had purchased this year & I’ve been working on my albums of 2016 since near the end of October.

This is the clean trailer & it still contains LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It’s a lot like an action movie that was handed to Kevin Smith to write the dialogue.  HILARIOUS!  I guess the script was written & re-written over the course of a decade!


Anybody watching the fantastic new show “This Is Us”?  Did you catch the Thanksgiving episode, with Paul Simon’s “Graceland” album?


Article with Lamb of God regarding their new EP entitled “The Duke”, a fan who lost his battle with Leukemia.



Review of “Who You Selling For?” by The Pretty Reckless.



Sure, I also think Big Wreck should be as noticed as Soundgarden.  Fridays should be a part of a 3 day weekend, every weekend!  “You can’t always get what you want”


Guess who wrote & directed this video?  Long time Soundgarden fan & friend Dave Grohl!


Here’s www.loudwire.com best albums of 2016 so far.  Are they expecting more releases to come this year?  I’m not.





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Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


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I’ll tell you exactly what that was.  Ryan Reynolds please take the microphone.  Substitute the word “cancer” for “election”

I fell asleep to “Lamb of God” the album “Sturm Und Drang”

I exercised to “Genesis” their Greatest Hits.

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To say I’m disappointed with the outcome of the election is not even close to how I feel.  I can’t change it or fix it.  This was a slam dunk for Hillary.  WWIII, it’s coming.  I’m more scared now than I’ve ever been.  Trump has been accused of sexual assault.  So has Bill Cosby.  I’d take Bill Cosby over Trump.  At least Bill Cosby gave us something, stand-up comedy, The Cosby Show, Kids say the Darndessed Things, &, Jell-O Pudding commercials.  What has Trump given you?  The Apprentice & a book.  I was nervous before, & now I’m terrified!  America just elected a terrorist as President.  Enjoy your 4 years of a worse George Bush Jr.!  I’ll be in my bomb shelter, see you in 4 years!  Even Stephen Colbert is close being speechless.


“I can’t believe the news today….”

I went out last night for a beer tasting.  I come home, try to relax, turn on the TV to see what I’d hoped to see, & drop my jaw that Trump is leading?  I changed the channel to see if anyone else is reporting the same stuff or if this was a mistake?  It wasn’t.  Watched some Netflix, Kim went to bed, I watched more election coverage, felt myself getting angry & went to bed.


I was watching TV after I posted my blog.  I was in the kitchen & heard an ad for “Tropical Orange Juice”.  I thought the ad was for “Trumpical Orange Juice” oh, did I have a good chuckle!  No wonder his complexion is orange!


Would you like the members of “In Flames” to hold your hand while listening to the new album on Friday?  Here’s a track by track guide.



“Big Wreck” Facebook page

“More new music coming soon” YAAAAAY!!!!


I love “The Big Bang Theory” but I’m not sure if this spin-off would work, why mess with the chemistry?  Remember when “FRIENDS” ended & the very short spin-off called “Joey” that didn’t end well?



With all of the material available it, could have been worse than it was for Taylor Swift.






I should have waited longer yesterday for this.  “Church Lady”/Dana Carvey’s take on the election.


I really like the first “Highly Suspect” album “Mister Asylum”.  Looking forward to the 2nd album which I have on pre-order on iTunes for November 18thLANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Rolling Stone article about the 45th President



Rockers react to the election outcome.  LANGUAGE in an article though.  Mike Portnoy, former drummer of Dream Theater, nails it.  “9/11 & 11/9 two most important days”



You’ll notice that “Kid Rock” used Metallica’s music to the song “Sad but True”.  LANGUAGE!!!!


Exclusive web video from In Flames




I’m so glad I beat cancer so I could watch Donald Trump make a mockery of the USAs democracy!




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,


“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


I fell asleep to “Stitched Up Heart” the debut album/only album “Never Alone”, then “Stone Sour” about 1/3 of the album “Audio Secrecy” then the entire album “Come What(ever) May”

I exercised to “Bob Geldof” ½ of the album “Deep in the Heart of Nowhere”, then “U2” the entire album “Rattle & Hum”

8:07am & I’m done my workout that started at 6:30 am! I’m really tired, better than yesterday, but pretty tired!

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Weekly total; 7500 crunches, 700 leg lifts, 310 push ups, 260 squats. Squats were the exercise that I had to slowly increase throughout the week.

80 squats, 1500 crunches, 140 leg lifts & 60 push ups everyday, 5 days a week. Got there with the Thursday exercises. Took longer than usual but I got there Thursday & Friday.

I should be careful! I tend to smack the back of my head while doing my crunches, that yoga mat I’ve been using for the last 3 months is very thin compared to the puzzle pieces I was using before! I’ve had a brain injury before & I survived, I’ll be OK, & more cautious!

The further away from December 31st, 2008, when I was declared cancer free by the doctors, the entire thing seems very insignificant. Sure, I’m in a wheelchair & somethings are difficult or impossible to do, I either have to figure out how to do it. Or just not think about it since it’s not something any physically disabled person can do. Here’s an example- I really liked hiking in Banff in 2000 or 2001 with Rob. Until/if I can walk, I don’t need to think about that. I need to focus on my exercises so I can eventually think about going hiking. At this point, I can do more things, than I can’t or at least it’s pretty even.

KONGOS track tales

Are “Guns n’ Roses” really considered as a “Hard Rock” band? When did that happen? I missed the memo?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/skrillex-talks-polarizing-guns-n-roses-opening-gig-w433878 LANGUAGE!!!!!!!

If an opening act had anything to do with Rage Against The Machine, I’d be very satisfied.

This summer the kids are alright!


“Prophets of Rage” play surprise show outside of a California prison


I should probably clarify “The Tragically Hip” news. They’re not playing in Regina. The restaurant/bar will be airing the final show on CBC. I believe the show itself will be broadcast throughout Canada on CBC. It will be their final show as the singer, Gord Downie, has terminal brain cancer. Sad way to end a career.

I guess if I’m going to call “Batman vs. Superman” one of the best comic book I should add 2 others to that list. “Deadpool” & “Captain America:The Civil War”. All 3 are very different movies. “Batman vs. Superman” is very dark, Batman drops a couple of F-Bombs in the Ultimate Edition, he’s that angry. “Deadpool” is quite raunchy. Imagine if Kevin Smith wrote an action movie, I think that describes it best. “Captain America:The Civil War” is probably the best Avengers movie thus far. Better off NOT FOR KIDS! LANGUAGE POSSIBLY OR OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE!!!!!

5 things learned from the “Rogue One”, Star Wars spinoff, trailer


Metallica released “The Black” album 25 years ago. We played 2 songs from this album at Beerfest in 2002. I called it old Metallica then some jerk tried to fight me because it wasn’t old Metallica? It was 11 years old at the time?


www.loudwire.com now has a Podcast with former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde for the first Podcast.


New Black Sabbath book out this fall.


I don’t know much about “Mudvayne” but there will never be a true “Pantera” reunion since Dimebag Darrell was shot on stage in 2004


Sorry, I’m tired & I can hear the couch calling me. Catch you on Sunday!

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres