WEEKEND UPDATE/BAD RELIGION

 

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Music throughout the weekend.  “I Mother Earth”, “Anthrax”, “Coheed and Cambria”, & “3 albums by The Watchmen”.

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!

 

Friday evening Kim went straight from work to our friends’ house to babysit the kids as our friends were at a wedding.  I was home with Brewster watching the Saskatchewan Roughrider game in Montreal on TV.  The game was called official & cut short in the 3rd quarter because of a bad storm.  Lightning, thunder, & rain.  First time that’s happened in the CFL.  Riders were ahead at the time, so the Riders won!

Saturday I already made my juice on Thursday, so I boiled my eggs.  Kim & I watched the end of Stephen Colbert, & a condensed baseball game to see one of the NY Yankees go crazy after being tossed out of the game for doing nothing in the dugout.  It was the player beside him on the bench that said “He’s @#$#% terrible” regarding the umpire’s strike zone.  Kim went to see the outdoor “Garth Brooks” concert at the football stadium with 3 other people.  I went to my parents with Brewster.  In retrospect Brewster & I should have stayed home.  He barked constantly because he was always on the wrong side of the backdoor & he has to wear a diaper when he’s inside since he’s almost 14 & started marking in whatever house another dog lives in.

Today Kim’s doing some laundry & Brewster & I might accompany her on a grocery trip?  Then Kim & I plan to relax & watch a movie.

 

Halestorm live virtual reality video!  Click & drag visual angle, during a live performance of the song “Black Vultures”

The first album by Alter Bridge, “One Day Remains”, turned 15 on Saturday, August 10th!

OK, Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide while in jail.  The media will have to speak about this.  While doing so, I hope they continue to talk about the mass shootings.  If they don’t, I’m sure nothing will change in regards to gun control.  Any politician that can, will sweep the shootings story under the rug.  So do we talk about a big shot that sexually harassed under age women & committed suicide while in jail, or the multiple people that were victims of the mass shootings?

 

BAD RELIGION

I have 6 of their albums.  I’m not a huge fan of punk but I do listen to a bit of it, these guys reach my heaviness limit for punk.  I had some “NOFX” & “Fidlar” as well, I just found that too heavy of punk music for me.  I’m much more tolerant of heavy metal music.  All of that being said, I know nothing about this group other than the oldest album I own of theirs was released in 1988.  Here we go, 1 song from each of the 6 albums I have….

 

1988   SUFFER

 

1989   NO CONTROL

 

1993   RECIPE FOR HATE

 

1994   STRANGER THAN FICTION

 

1995   ALL AGES

 

2002   PROCESS OF BELIEF

 

 

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WEEKEND UPDATE

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Quiet weekend here. We did see “The Jungle Book” the CGI was cool & well done. I saw the Disney cartoon & the story for me way back when was “Meh……………….OK, I guess”. I’m 36 now, same story the story did nothing for me this time. It’s pretty subjective in the end.

This all comes around to a discussion I had via email with one of the guys that did sound for our band before I was sick. The topic was Garth Brooks playing in Saskatoon later on in June. I turned down the opportunity to see him, Kim & friends of ours are going. Before you jump on me, hear me out. I know of about 3 Garth Brooks songs, & I don’t know all of the lyrics to any of them. I have nothing against him, I’ve heard he puts on a fantastic “show”, I could care less about lights, special effects, pyro, etc. What do you have if you take that or the CGI out of “The Jungle Book”? A story I’m not big on & music I don’t listen to since it’s not my thing. If you want to hear it or see it, that’s cool with me. I’ll stay home save the $70/ticket to Garth Brooks, not spend 2.5 hours in the car, stay home & watch the Toronto Blue Jays lose a game or watch a movie I like.

I’ve been to well over 300 concerts. 2 of them had light shows that impressed me. U2 in Calgary & Tool in Edmonton. Even if they didn’t have light shows I would have enjoyed them. Why? I got the ticket to hear some of my favourite music played live. I didn’t go there for any other reason, nor is that why I go to any show. “What are the special effects going to be like?” “I don’t know or care? That’s not why I bought the ticket”.

I saw U2 on the “Elevation” tour in 2000 or 2001. They came on stage with the arena lights on. No darkness or special effects show started. “Cool, 4 guys just playing music!!!” for all I care the arena lights could have stayed on for the entire show.

So the CGI in “The Jungle Book” is only cool for about 5 minutes if you don’t like the story. Any special effects at a concert, unless you heard about the effects or have seen whoever live before you don’t know what the “show” will be like.

All of that being said, I’m among the minority of people who would have that opinion by far! If that’s your thing, it’s cool with me.

Another Marvel character get’s there own Netflix series!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/netflix-orders-full-season-of-marvels-the-punisher-20160429

AWESOME!!! What Pearl Jam fan doesn’t like “Ten”?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pearl-jam-perform-ten-in-its-entirety-at-philadelphia-concert-20160429#ixzz47GunoC9I

Hahahahahaha! Stephen vs. Stefani

Brian Johnson (singer) leaves AC/DC due to hearing issue

I just saw a photo on Soungarden’s facebook page, the entire caption didn’t fit on the notification. All it said was “Chris & Kim….. I was all “Who took a picture of Kim & I without me knowing? How did Soundgarden get it?” Then I opened it & it was photo of the singer Chris Cornell & the leas guitar player Kim Thayil. Oops.

Paul Rudd & Jimmy Fallon relive their days in “Styx”

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-jimmy-fallon-paul-rudd-recreate-absurd-styx-music-video-20160430#ixzz47KYV9LkQ

Here’s the real video Jimmy played multiple times on his show everyday during the week. It was stuck in his head!

Don’t mess with Beyonce or she’ll write a number 1 album.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-charts-beyonces-lemonade-stirs-up-number-one-20160501#ixzz47R8ZAx1a

It’s been a weekend of me listening to the 3 albums I preordered from iTunes that showed up at 9:30 pm Thursday, well 2 of them. Then I saw that Ben Harper had released an album on April 8th and grabbed that as well. I couldn’t tell you which of the 3 are better, their all very different, & all very good! “Tremonti” – “Dust”, “Rob Zombie” – “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser”, & “Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals” – “Call it What it is”

I got the album “Dust” by Tremonti Thursday evening at 9:30 pm. It was number 1 in 5 or 6 European countrys already! It’s quite often I think I need to move to Europe just for the music scene over there?!? I could never live that far away from our families & friends!

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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

NOT QUITE RIGHT!

I fell asleep to “Crowded House” their self titled album after listening to a few songs by “Linkin Park” the album “Meteora”

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What a way to start a blog? The legendary artist Prince has passed at the age of 57. Yes, I’m a fan of his!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/04/r-i-p-prince-legendary-musician-has-died-at-the-age-of-57/

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/prince-dead-at-57-20160421

http://loudwire.com/rockers-react-prince-dead-at-57/

This week is backwards for me than normal weeks. I still get up early, but I don’t do my exercises? It still feels wrong to me. I get up & have my fruit & vegetable juice, a coffee, & fill my water bottle. Then I sit on the couch & watch what’s left of the previous nights baseball game. Blue Jays in :30 does nothing for me. I much prefer to watch the entire game.

I still have the TV show ‘Criminal Minds:Beyond Borders’ left to watch from last night, I’m not sure if I want to watch that show? We had 3 or 4 different Law & Order shows, 3 CSI shows, a failed Criminal Minds spinoff & now they’re trying another one. I’ve been a fan of the original Criminal Minds since the first episode. I don’t think I need to watch a spinoff?

Did everyone hear the big news in Saskatchewan today? Garth Brooks is coming to Saskatoon! I’ve seen an advertisement on Facebook at least 5 times today.

“Here we go you guys! You’ve heard the rumours for years, you’ve waited for DECADES and now… GARTH BROOKS IS COMING BACK TO SASKATOON!

Trisha Yearwood will be performing as well! Saturday, June 11th at Sasktel Centre! Tickets on sale Friday, April 29th at 10:00am. Also, we’ve got a TON of tickets to give away. So keep it locked on The Bull for your chance to win.

Actually… now that we think about it. Want our FIRST PAIR OF TICKETS? Like and Share this photo! We’ll pick a winner Friday morning!”

Not my thing at all, but I hear he puts on a very good show!
Song lyrics you’re proud to know

http://www.ocweekly.com/music/top-10-songs-youre-proud-to-know-line-for-line-7126793

My sister-in-common-laws “I’m Deerunk” song. “We should sing!!!!!!!” “No Rachel we should drink some water”

AC/DC news. Zakk Wylde formerly of Ozzy Osbourne shares his thoughts.

Guitar lesson from Megadeth?

The super group, Gone is Gone, made from members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age, & At the Drive In. Have released a new song. I’m still not sure if I’m sold on them? Mastodon & I don’t mix very well & I’ve never heard of ‘At The Drive In’. Oddly enough the metal fans I talk to adore Mastodon?? I must be missing something?

http://loudwire.com/supergroup-gone-is-gone-new-song-violescent-album-track-listing/

Kongos shared it again………

Update from Alter Bridge in the studio

“Alter Bridge update – All 14 songs are done with main guitar. Now comes acoustic guitar and solos. Mark has 11 solos to track.”

Alter Bridge want to release this 5th studio album in June before they begin their tour in early July! Now that’s ambitious! They’re hosting a listening party for fans in the Orlando, Florida area on June 6th I think they said! That’s really fast, promising all of these dates before the album is even finished? WOW!

Tool is sharing a few songs at the moment….

This has become a very ugly world we live in!! If you’re anywhere near Saskatoon please help find these kids!

http://ckom.com/article/747398/two-missing-11-year-old-girls-last-seen-saskatoon

New band started by 2 former members of Megadeth. Act of Defiance announce tour

http://loudwire.com/act-of-defiance-summer-2016-north-american-headlining-tour-dates/

This is as much as I know about Kesha. I hope this guy gets what’s coming to him? I don’t think she’d fabricate a story to take it this far? The song is just a reference point, I really know nothing about her.

http://www.nme.com/news/kesha/93132?utm_campaign=nme-daily-21st-apr-21-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Halestorm shared it…..

I love this album!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hmmmmm, this reminds me of something else years before?????????? The writers must have had writers block?

Perhaps the Bruno Mars Pandora radio skit?

Just a TON of Prince news today. “I can’t believe the news this year…” there must be a phenomenal super group of passed musicians from just this year. Not good at all. “Thursday bloody Thursday”

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“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