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I figure it’s close to the holidays, so 1-3 more blogs & my list of albums of the year should do it for 2016.  Yes, I already know what my New Year’s resolution is & I don’t make resolutions often.  I plan to add cardio to my exercise list.  Recumbent exercise bike or walking with my walker every Saturday morning.  I’ll need help & Kim has agreed to go with me.  We can walk in the parkade &  I’ll need help on & off the exercise bike.  Of course I’ll be doing that here.  No point in me spending money on a gym membership when I can do that here!

This pinched nerve thing can go away anytime.  It felt really as though it was “on the mend” during the week then on Saturday evening watching a movie with Kim, I had to ask her if she could move to the other couch so that I could lay down on my side.  At the moment it’s nearing 7:00 am on Sunday, December 11, 2016.  I’ve listen to 2.5 albums on my iPod while trying to get comfortable in bed, got up, shaved, had breakfast, poured a coffee, & now I’m here.  Waking up because of pain that early, not cool.

Tuesday evening, saw my chiropractor today & he’s confused as to why it hasn’t healed?  Another message therapy & another chiropractor appointment if needed.  4 weeks down the toilet exercise wise.

 

And all of the disbelievers will rant about how this is such a waste of time.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/al-gores-an-inconvenient-truth-sequel-to-open-sundance-w455052

 

Another new Pentatonix tune from their Christmas album.

 

I can’t wait for March!!!!!!!  I’ve never seen them live!

 

Ace Frehley, KISS, real or fake merchandise.  The movie is my little info regarding KISS.

http://loudwire.com/stump-the-ace-kiss-legend-ace-frehley-real-or-fake-kiss-products/

 

10 supergroups.  Look at that Chris Cornell of ‘Soundgarden’ has been a part of 2 supergroups!

 

Third Ion, for those times when you really want to concentrate on music or just think of nothing & enjoy the ride.

 

Top 10 progressive rock/metal bands

NO “TOM SAWYER”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Job well done but I just can’t get into rap music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-charts-hamilton-mixtape-shoots-up-to-number-one-w455100

 

10 best frontwomen in rock

 

Walk off the Earth Christmas movie

 

Kirk Hammett vs. Donald Trump (Kirk Hammett of Metallica)

 

Review of the latest Alter Bridge album “The Last Hero”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/584cb163e4b0171331051170?timestamp=1481549261686

 

Original lineup of Live touring next year.  That gives them 3-5 respectable albums of songs to choose from.

http://loudwire.com/live-confirm-reunion-singer-ed-kowalczyk/

 

30 things you should know about Pentatonix

https://www.buzzfeed.com/kristinharris/things-you-should-know-about-pentatonix?utm_term=.wd1BpxWJy#.fonnBVpxY

 

Vote for your favourite metal album of 2016.

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

 

Obama interviewed by ‘The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/obama-reveals-why-he-wont-vanish-during-trump-presidency-w455542

 

‘Stitched up Heart’ shared it…

 

I’ve been waiting to hear about a new album from Ed Sheeran!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/ed-sheeran-teases-new-music-return-social-media-1911605?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-13-dec-2016-13-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Canada tends to get the typical “Canadian” tour from most groups.  Montreal, Toronto, & Vancouver.  All are minimum a 2 or 3 day drive from Saskatchewan.  As much as I love live music, there’s no way I could justify sitting in a vehicle that long for a concert, & flying is too expensive!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/tom-petty-announces-only-2017-european-show-at-british-summer-time-hyde-park-1911596?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-13-dec-2016-13-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

www.loudwire.com 20 best rock songs of 2016.  Even before I’ve read it, I don’t agree with it, I’m sure you would choose differently also.

http://loudwire.com/20-best-rock-songs-2016/

 

Kanye West meets Donald Trump

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kanye-west-details-donald-trump-meeting-w455691

 

Hahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!  “Freaktender”

 

Photo book of AC/DCs recent tour coming in 2017

http://loudwire.com/ac-dc-rock-bust-world-tour-photo-book-2017/

 

Metal fan myths.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I don’t do drugs.  I also enjoy other music.  I don’t know every individual in the local metal group, the people I do know are pleasant & good to be around.  I don’t know anyone that’s a metal fan only.

 

Top 10 metal bands fronted by females.  Does “Halestorm” count as a metal band?

 

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I fell asleep to “The Police” greatest hits album followed by “Stitched Up Heart” the album “Never Alone”

I exercised to “Corrosion of Conformity” the album “Blind”

I did my squats in silence & had to rest to catch my breath.

 

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Weird/early baseball game today?

 

I was looking at “Suicide Squad” to purchase.  I’ve heard nothing but bad things about the movie.  I look on iTunes & it’s rated terribly, Amazon reviews are very positive 4/5 stars.  Batman vs. Superman was rated terribly also, after seeing it in the theater, I bought it ASAP on iTunes & I’ve likely watched the “Ultimate Edition” 6 or 7 times.  Remember, I had 2 weeks without a computer.  I watched movies & read a lot.

I guess I do reviews in a way, “Check it out” or “Stay away” from this thing.  I guess that’s my take on whatever the subject is.  So I encourage you to check out whatever you like either on this blog or from a friend.  I’m not always right about what you may or may not like.  Batman vs. Superman is hands down the best comic book movie I’ve seen.  That includes “300” & “300 Rise of an Empire” or at least as good, but that’s just my take on it.

 

Oh, happy day!  Yesterday immediately after I posted the blog, I checked iTunes.  Highly Suspect finally had the preorder for their new (2nd) album, “The Boy Who Died Wolf”  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

In Flames shared it….

 

Heard some of the outro music from the new Big Wreck album on Facebook.  Sounding REALLY good, looking forward to it.  Nice follow up to this album………….

 

Rule 1.  NEVER let a musician or musicians loose in a record or CD store!

Rule 2.  See rule number 1.

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-09-01/we-let-opeth-loose-in-a-record-store-and-here-s-what-happened

 

I tend to preorder most albums on iTunes.  I like this new Metallica song, but there is NO possibility of me preordering this.  Instrumental only.

http://loudwire.com/listen-metallica-hardwired-played-guitar-styles-pantera-megadeth-slayer-anthrax/

 

The movie “Aliens” is considered a Masterpiece?

I was 4 years old when this was released.  I’ve heard nothing but praise for this franchise.  I haven’t seen it & I really don’t care to.

 

This lawsuit could get ugly me thinks!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/beatles-companies-sued-over-shea-stadium-concert-footage-w439681

 

Liquor laws changing in Saskatchewan

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/saskatchewan/producers-cheers-new-rules-saskatchewan-wine-spirits-distilleries-1.3760378

 

Only problem for me is red wine.  I have yet to find a red wine I like.

http://www.simplemost.com/move-sangria-red-wine-mixed-cola-new-hot-cocktail/?utm_content=inf_16_3489_2&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=wildhair&tse_id=INF_12f17df076c511e6b4a837a70f1f52b1

 

At some point in the early ‘90s I figured that my favourite rap songs were the same music as my parents’ rock music.  I didn’t know what sampling was but I knew a few songs were really similar.

 

What Adam Driver/Kylo Ren has to say about “Star Wars : Episode VIII”

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/-star-wars-actor-adam-driver-compares-next-movie-t/417253?utm_campaign=nme-14th-september-14-09-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Another shooting at a Walmart in Brooklyn.  I have nothing to say other than wait a week, the odds are easily saying there will be a few more before the year is done.

http://www.fox9.com/news/205219458-story

 

New music video from Finger Eleven!

 

Video interview with Mark Tremonti from the Download festival.

http://www.guitaremag.com/article/mark-tremonti-au-dowload-festival/

 

New video from “The Agonist”…

Thank you Quebec for this metal group!

 

Looks as though “Battles” by In Flames is coming out for preorder on Monday, September 19th.

In Flames, Trivium, & Lamb of God are my favourite metal bands.  Along with 5 or 6 local metal acts!

 

Article with Stevie Nicks on “Fleetwood Mac’s” success & touring

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/stevie-nicks-on-secret-to-fleetwood-macs-longevity-w438642

 

Article regarding Donald Trump

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/in-trumps-america-only-women-take-care-of-babies-w439911

 

Opeth studio report…

 

New “KONGOS” video

 

What does “Tool” bassist, Justin Chancellor, have to say about the future album?

http://loudwire.com/justin-chancellor-new-tool-album-going-to-be-awesome-talks-side-project/

 

 

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I fell asleep to “The Agonist” the album “Eye of Providence” after all of “Into Eternity” the album “Buried in Oblivion” & 3 songs from “The New Meanies” the album “Three Seeds”. I woke up to pee (I think I’m turning into a pregnant woman) & then fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the album “X”

^^They’re Not around any more & didn’t get to much of a level of success. I think they released one album & I saw them the final time in 1999? I remember seeing them & going straight to the hospital to see my grandmother who was dying of breast cancer.

I exercised to “Radiohead” the albums “The Bends” & “OK Computer”

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Everything I do from now to whenever is me bombing around the house in a wheelchair! I get on the floor to exercise, play with Brewster, our 12.5 pound dog or get something with a long handle to reach whatever I dropped under the bed. Life could be a lot worse.

If I played the murder game Ellen Degeneres was talking about a few years ago, where you wink at people depending on what your card says. Everybody has to catch you winking since that’s how you murder someone. I’d win that game by a “landslide” or lose just as poorly. I’d say “I was winking under my eye patch?” or I guess I’d have to shout out “HEY, I WINKED AT YOU!” & I’d be caught instantly.

Yes, I try to listen to as much music as possible. On Monday I even listened to an Alter Bridge live blu-ray concert from Wembley Stadium after their 3rd album while doing stuff in the kitchen. When I was in high school I’d turn on some quiet music as I fell asleep. Once I had my bedroom in the basement & a 5 CD player I’d fill it, put it on random & shuffle as I fell asleep.

Now I listen to my iPod with different/more comfortable/better sounding ear buds by Senheizer. Yeah, it takes me a while to find the right music that will help me sleep. 4 or 5 different albums until I get the right one. Oddly, it’s usually a metal album?

And there was no joy at the Rogers Center in Toronto last night………………..again. The visiting Chicago White Sox won 10-1. R. A. Dickey & mostly his knuckle ball can’t retire fast enough. Dickey seems like a good guy & seems to fit nicely as a veteran player. The knuckle ball is a very rare pitch. Pretty much you hold the ball a certain way so it doesn’t spin, pitch towards the catcher & hope it’s a strike & it’s tough on any catcher. You need a different/bigger glove to catch it & only a few catchers can actually catch it. He leaves the field after 6 innings down 6-0, hands it off to the bull pen (relief pitchers) they give up 4 more runs, the Blue Jays hit one solo home run & call it a day?

I knew it would be a blood bath when it was 6-0 & before when I knew who the starting pitcher would be. Seems like a good guy, but I strongly dislike the knuckle ball in general!

Tomorrow night or Friday morning I’ll be getting 2 preordered albums from iTunes at midnight eastern time Thursday night, which is 10:00 pm in Saskatchewan. Tremonti’s album ‘Dust’ & a Rob Zombie album.

Older Rob Zombie song the 3 new ones are not appropriate.

Halestorm shared it. Singer Lzzy Hale singing with Lita Ford & her band on stage.

The Glorious Sons shared it…..

Pentatonix on Conan May 2nd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bush on tour with Chevelle!! I really like Chevelle, I like Bush but they’re sort of hit & miss for me. Of course I love their first album “Sixteen Stone”

http://loudwire.com/bush-summer-2016-u-s-tour-chevelle/

Opeth’s “Lamentations” album to be released on 3 vinyl albums July 22nd

“The live album, originally recorded at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on September 25, 2003 features ‘Damnation’ performed in full along with a selection of tracks from ‘Blackwater Park’ & ‘Deliverance’. “ “Lamentations” is a live album that was released as a double CD.

At least “Tegan & Sara” are doing something they enjoy. I like some of their stuff.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-tegan-and-sara-survive-awkward-video-shoot-in-boyfriend-clip-20160427

The previous album I bought & still enjoy. ^^This is available for preorder on iTunes to be fully released on June 3rd

Remember the former guitarist/singer that left Blink 182? Hear his side of the story.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-tom-delonges-ufo-obsession-blink-182-turmoil-20160427

“Unlock The Truth” video, never heard of them, I like this song though, his voice bothers me a bit.

http://loudwire.com/unlocking-the-truth-take-control-exclusive-video-premiere/

I agree there seems to be more & more females in rock music, it’s a nice change! There’s quite a few in this list I’ve never listened to?

http://loudwire.com/supreme-rock-goddesses/

AC/DC fans can get a refund on tickets for shows with Axl Rose fronting the band, if they choose not to attend.

http://www.nme.com/news/acdc/93244?utm_campaign=nme-daily-27th-apr-27-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Article with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

http://www.altpress.com/features/entry/artist_on_artist_cilvers_uliana_preotu_interviews_halestorms_lzzy_hale

A full Smashing Pumpkins reunion on the horizon?

http://loudwire.com/former-smashing-pumpkins-darcy-wretzky-consider-going-back-to-band/

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

HAPPY 30th ANNIVERSARY TO ‘BACK TO THE FUTURE’

I need to watch these movies again. All 3 are beside me on DVD, maybe this weekend if the Blue Jays lose this afternoon, which I hope they don’t or all of this hype has been for nothing. 1 lose in any of the next 3 games for them & the season is over for them & I.

Today’s workout was brought to you by “Pentatonix” & some “Into Eternity”

The 2 best things about being “Auntie” Kim & “Uncle” Chris, is that we get to teach kids bad habits such as using your sock to clean up a tiny spill of liquid. “Uncle” Chris gets the left over, slobbered on, cold Kraft Dinner/Mac & Cheese!

Yeah, odd/weird what’s with the water? That & the fact that I instantly thought of Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac are the 2 things I’ll remember from that show.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/10/florence-and-the-machine-performed-in-a-pool-of-water-on-ellen-watch/

Dave Lombardo (Slayer drummer) does a solo exclusively for www.loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/dave-lombardo-exclusive-drum-solo/

Barenaked Ladies talk about the new album “Silverball”. My first concert in 1992!

http://www.etcanada.com/top+stories/barenaked+ladies+talk+silverball+tour/video.html?v=548055619750&p=1&s=da#top+stories

Fall Out Boy shared it…This album was a bit underwhelming after “Save Rock n’ Roll” which is a really good pop album.

Finally, “Room 333” on www.youtube.com

I’m still not sold on “All That Remains”? I saw them live in Saskatoon opening for “In Flames” still not sure. I think it would be one of those things I’d buy & never listen to.

http://loudwire.com/all-that-remains-announce-tour-devour-the-day-audiotopsy-sons-of-texas/

Foo Fighters play a classic rock hit with a special guest drummer.

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-welcome-ratt-bobby-blotzer-love-ride-performance/

I liked her first album, so I hope this one measures up to fan expectations?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/adele-talks-make-up-album-25-in-emotional-open-letter-20151021

“The Glorious Sons” shared it….

From “Walk off the Earth”

NEW WOTE VIDEO!!

Follow a young girl named Ellie though a world of paper mache non-acceptance. Please share with the world.

For more background on the concept of this video, please read this note from our co-conspirator and director Ben Rispin:

“So, we made a video that encourages Trans youth to be themselves. We made it with with my dear friends in Walk Off The Earth this past summer. Today this video is public to everyone ( It was a Mashable exclusive until this morning).I had a flurry of announcements yesterday and I didn’t quite get to express just how proud I am of this project and everyone involved.
When one of my oldest buds Gianni Luminati Nicassio asked me to come up with treatment ideas for a song off their new record I was definitely flattered and over whelmed. WOTE’s videos are so well thought out, choreographed and well-rehearsed that I didn’t think I’d be able to produce / write / direct something worthy of what they do every day.
I got an advance copy of their album and started listening to the record over and over. A bunch of songs spoke to me but a song called “Alright” hit me like a ton of bricks. The message that the lyrics conveyed gave me goosebumps. I knew this song was really special.The song inspired an idea I pitched about possibly doing a kids show-themed video with bullies. The climax would see bullied kid literally exploding the bullies heads into confetti explosions in some sort of final number. Basically a lot of the visuals you’ll see in the video today. Gianni liked it and told me write it up. I immediately called my brother Cole, told him the opportunity and got him on scripting the idea and flushing out the story. Cole knocked it out of the park, the band approved and we got to work.
A couple weeks later I was out for drinks with Gianni and he mentioned Ellie. A transitioning girl that was a dancer that he’d like for the lead role of the video. He spoke of how she inspired him so much that he’d like the theme of the video to support trans youth. I was blown away by the idea. I was blown away that the band wouldn’t think twice about putting their names on the line for something they believe in. I know they’ve always been supportive of all communities, but they have a wide variety of fans from all walks of life ( basically the whole internet ) and would no doubt get trolled by haters. I didn’t bring this up. The cool thing about working with the WOTE crew is the band are visionaries and they’ve either weighed the consequences or just don’t care what they are. In this case, it was the ladder. This was important to the band and I couldn’t have been more impressed.

We called Cole with 11th hour script changes, made the adjustments and found an amazing location at Hamilton Theatre Inc. We didn’t have much budget for the crew at the theater, but they were more than accommodating. Paddy, Dustin, and everyone from the theater got on building sets, recruiting extras and fully committed to supporting this video in anyway they could. Awesome team, awesome people. With them, we were off to the races.
We enlisted the great The Butcher Shop to make our exploding heads and masks. Everything was coming together. When you’re dealing with a project like this it’s usually running around, freaking out and not really stopping and thinking about what’s going on but somehow we made it to our first day of shooting.
When I met Ellie on that first day of shooting is where everything got put into perspective for me. Ellie is the brave little girl who stars in this project. Never have I met someone like Ellie. Her soft spoken words, smile and genuine soul could warm the coldest of hearts. She’s quiet but clearly strong. The happy, approving nod she gives when she liked an idea filled everyone with confidence that we were making something special.
I haven’t had much experience with the transgender community. I haven’t. The first person I’d ever known to be publicly transgender was my friend Laura Jane Grace. Having read her story I saw how hard it was to grow up trans. How confusing that must have been for her. I can’t possibly know what it’s like, but the least we can all do is try to understand and support.
I guess what I’m getting at is I hope this project can help anyone be themselves at any age. I’d love to see a world where there aren’t 30 something back woods dudes like me scratching their heads when their friends announce they’re transgender. I’d love to see all communities embraced,accepted and treated equally And I’d really like to thank the WOTE crew for letting us be a part of this special, special video. Love you guys.”

How on earth did “Rammstein” get mentioned in the same sentence as “Black Sabbath” & “Iron Maiden”? Different strokes for different folks.

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-iron-maiden-rammstein-headline-2016-download-festival/

Songs I like, “Stone Sour” 5 albums, the first 3 on CD.

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Bye,

Chris