WEEKEND UPDATE/MUSE

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

 

My in-laws were in town for the weekend, & I was doing some stuff offline on the computer.  I needed a little break from the computer, didn’t feel long enough though!

Kim’s parents & aunt got here about 3:00 pm or so on Friday coffee for the afternoon & pizza for supper.  The day ended with me staying up way too late, trying to clear the DVR.  We’re behind since I was at a concert on Tuesday & Kim’s taking a photography course once a week from 7:00-10:00 pm.

Saturday Kim & Sherry took their mom to a craft show & then grocery shopping.  That night, Kim cooked ham, hash brown casserole, & carrots.  Dairy Queen for dessert.  Later on was a showing of the movie “Wonder”.

This morning we went to Sherry & James’ for Brunch & a “goodbye” to the 3 headed north.

Nobody sang anything.  This has just been in my head!  They should be home very soon.

We came home Kim’s tending to the laundry, I’ve made my juice & cooked my fish for the week.  Once the dishwasher is done I’ll empty it & Kim will hard boil some eggs for the week.  Pretty tame weekend.  Nice to have Kim’s parents down, we haven’t seen them this year until today.

We still haven’t been to there house since 2007, we’ll likely drive up on a weekend this summer & likely out to the lake a few weekends.

 

MUSE

 

6 studio albums, 2 live albums, & a few singles.  They have said that their plans for 2018 is to release a full album & a few singles.  I really got into them in 2006.  I was at a band rehearsal at Todd Bryanton’s house.  He had “Muse” playing as we set up our gear.  I heard it & asked “Is this some new Radiohead I’ve missed?”  He told me it was Muse’s album “Absolution”, their 3rd studio album.

I believe they’re from England.  The comparison to early Radiohead is valid, just don’t tell any member of the Muse super trio (Shhhhh).  I was hooked instantly.  They’ve sort of lost my attention with 2 of their releases though.  They’re both good albums, but they could be better.  Their last 2 singles are great though. “Dig Down” & “Thought Contagion”.  I hope this leads to a great album in the near future.  Here’s a song from each album followed by the two standalone singles…

Now the 2 singles I own.

An article with Patton Oswalt.  Life, legend, & how a serial killer could be brought to justice.  His wife was murdered.

https://www.rollingstone.com/patton-oswalt-michelle-mcnamara-golden-state-killer-w519636

 

I’m not much of a fan of “Godsmack”, here’s a review of their new album though.

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-when-legends-rise-album-review/

 

10 drummer stunts

http://loudwire.com/10-amazing-drum-stunts/

 

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

20 year old asks Dave Grohl to adopt him.

 

New “Lamb of God/Burn the Priest” song

 

10 albums that led to grunge.  I’d have to agree.

http://loudwire.com/albums-led-grunge/

 

Rolling Stone (short) article with Dave Grohl regarding Donald Trump.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dave-grohl-trump-seems-like-a-massive-jerk-w519663

 

Lot’s of tasty food this weekend, not what I need when I’m trying to get slimmer for bikini season!

 

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Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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WEEKEND UPDATE/2002 QOTSA & FF

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I fell asleep to “The Beatles” the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” followed by “Metallica” the album “Hardwired………..to Self-Destruct”

 

Friday ended with me drinking alone & watching the Toronto Blue Jays vs. the Cleveland Indians.  Both had the same win-loss record starting the game which the Blue Jays won 8-4.  The Jays are now 9W-5L.

Saturday we woke up before 8:00 am.  I rolled over & asked Kim what time it was, too early.  Grabbed my iPod Classic, which I’ve almost decided will not be replaced when it dies, then we went back to sleep & I put my iPod back on.  Saturday evening was my dad & brother’s birthday supper at my parent’s place.  Supper, brownies for Mitch, & a Chocolate Extreme Blizzard cake from Dairy Queen for dad.  Good times that went a bit longer than expected.  By 10:00 pm we were all a bit tired & cleared out fast.

The Blue Jay game Saturday in Cleveland was rained out.  Today’s is supposed to be rained out as well.  3 players are currently injured so collectively that’s $54,000,000 worth of players sitting on the bench & the short stop might have a career ending injury.  His contract runs out at the end of the 2020 season.  Teams have insurance incase this type of thing happens.

Typical Sunday for us, getting ready for the week ahead, laundry, groceries, make a vegetable juice, bake some fish, hard boil some eggs, etc.  I’ve got the “American Country Music Awards” recording for Kim.  How on earth did I get stuck with a country music fan?  Country & music don’t even belong in the same sentence most of the time.  Oh wait she HAWT, smart, funny, she loves me, etc.  I do like the Dixie Chicks though.

I don’t play my music when she’s home & she usually does the same.  I find it funny that country “music” has to have it’s own award show, because it doesn’t fit in with the cool kids.  Hahahahahaha!

 

Before I get into this I should say that “Live’s” albums “Throwing Copper” & “The Distance to Here” are legendary albums for me.

The first band I was in while in University played most of “Lightning Crashes” once in rehearsal, but none of us knew the bridge of the song.  We stopped at the bridge & just never bothered to learn it or play it again, we should have.

 

2002

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE & FOO FIGHTERS

I got into “Queens of the Stone Age” when they released their 3rd album “Songs for the Deaf” in 2002 with Dave Grohl on drums for all of the songs & a short tour afterwards.  I was already into Foo Fighters, so to see Dave on drums in a “Queens” video was big for me.  I bought the album ASAP.  I listened to it a LOT & soon bought the previous 2 albums, I was hooked.  I was in SIAST but the “Queens” stuff was in a low tuning.  I learned some of it, but it was just a hassle to switch tunings on my guitar for “Queens” stuff & regular tuning for rehearsal.  Foo Fighters released their 4th album on Kim’s birthday that year in October.  Not their best album but also not their worst, but I’m biased when it comes to Foo Fighters……….

Dave Grohl played drums on this album & Elton John played piano on at least a few songs!

 

 

Godsmack is still around?  I didn’t even know?  I was never a fan though anyways.

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-when-legends-rise-title-track/

 

Top 10 Tool songs according to Watchmojo.com.  I wouldn’t put them in any category, especially metal.

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!         Any Tool fan that enjoys marijuana, doesn’t need to bring any to a Tool show, the rest of the audience will get you high on second hand smoke & the crowd also doubles as a fog machine for the band.

 

I think this guy is over a decade younger than me.  Although he says this ranking of “Muse” albums are just his opinion.

For me it would be “Showbiz”, “The Resistance”, “Drones”, “The 2nd Law”, “Origin of Symmetry”, “Absolution”, & finally “Black Holes & Revelations”.  I guess our opinions aren’t that far off after all.

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

This is me during my day, followed by music info because I want the music info as well.  If you don’t want to read it, don’t feel as though you have to, it won’t hurt my feelings.  You can read the cancer stuff, the pop culture stuff or not read it at all, it’s totally your choice & whatever you choose is just fine by me.  So don’t feel pressured to read this.

 

What did we do this weekend?  NOTHING AT ALL!  I don’t like sitting at home on a Friday or Saturday night but nobody we talked to wanted to play.  My mind says I’m 25 my body is more realistic at 36!  I did go to the Saskatchewan Roughrider game with my dad on Sunday.  I don’t have a handicap seat.  My father pushes my chair up 2 ramps, I go up 10 or 12 steps & our seats are right in front of us, seats 1 & 2.  Next year, in the new stadium should be even better.  About 2 steps from the main level.  The first level is built into the ground, & we’re in the top row seats 1, 2, & 3.  My mother can’t get to where our seats are at the moment so she has sold her ticket to the people beside us but has kept it in her name.  They’ve chosen to sit closer to field level in the new stadium.  Our seats should be easier for my mother to get to, so she’ll be with us!

 

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Nikki Sixx’ advice to his younger self.  Former bassist & founder of Motley Crew & now bassist of Sixx AM.

http://loudwire.com/nikki-sixx-advice-younger-self-try-not-snort-colombia/

 

Clutch vocalist, Neil Fallon, shares his top 10 influential albums

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-09-15/10-albums-that-changed-my-life-clutch-neil-fallon-black-sabbath-king-crimson-public-enemy

 

Don’t get me wrong!  I enjoy other stuff also Harry Connick jr., Norah Jones, Nat King Cole, Classical music in general, etc.  It’s very subjective.  A good song is a good song.  My habits just lean towards the rock & metal side of things.

Foo Fighters with Norah Jones

I do like one Metallica album.  The one with the SFSO

 

The song from “Temple of the Dog” that you haven’t heard.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-lost-temple-of-the-dog-song-angel-of-fire-w440313

http://vevo.ly/RrxUcm

 

Monday “In Flames” will be releasing a video, tour & hopefully a preorder date?

 

I like Neil Young’s music but he has become a crusty old man & I’m getting crusty too.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-protests-dakota-pipeline-with-indian-givers-w440373

It’s 2016, I don’t think a protest song works anymore.  If it was a country song billions of people would hear it.

 

21 years ago Guns n’ Roses released the 2 “Use Your Illusion” albums

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-use-your-illusion-i-ii-album-anniversary/

 

Metallica albums ranked worst to first

http://loudwire.com/metallica-albums-ranked/?fb17

 

New drummer for “In Flames”

Yeah, we’ll put it on http://www.youtube.com but don’t share it/promote it?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxglQezGoX0&feature=youtu.be

 

Finger Eleven shared their new video…..

 

How cars are changing now in the digital age.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/car-stereos-new-golden-age-see-latest-high-powered-models-w440217

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers albums ranked

https://www.facebook.com/LoudWire/?notif_t=notify_me_page&notif_id=1474020081460338

I’m not a huge fan of them.  I own 4 CDs “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic” which I never listen to, “By The Way”, “Californication”, those 2 I listen to occasionally, & the double album “Stadium Arcadium”  I listened to it once or twice & it’s been in hiding ever since I bought it.

LANGUAGE!!!!   Yes, I’ve sang this.  Not my style at all!  I prefer listening to this!

 

I’ll take “The Pretty Reckless” just for the song.  Full album out on October 21st.  The song by “Kaleo” is pretty good, I’ve just never heard of them before, sounds really good though.

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-vs-kaleo-cage-match/

Kaleo has 4 or 5 albums, EPs, & singles available.  Similar to Jack Johnson, just slightly heavier?  Gritty?  Nowhere near hard rock or metal.

 

Godsmack news.

http://loudwire.com/sully-erna-turn-it-up-song-with-father-godsmack-update/

“It’s on www.youtube.com but how dare you embed the link to promote it!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixM2dKALvCg

 

Yes, I have “The Agonist” on preorder as well, I forgot to mention that before?  Here’s a review of the new album.

http://www.metal-discovery.com/CD/cd_review_theagonist_five.htm

 

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

Bye,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

 

 

Facebook is really slowing down, I don’t know how long I’ll keep this blog going for 2015?

 

50 awful metal album covers

http://loudwire.com/awful-metal-album-covers/?fb03

Hahaha! These are terrible! Most of them I’ve never heard of. I have 2 from iTunes, “Black Sabbath” & “Iron Maiden”

 

Review of the new Justin Bieber album. I’m not sure about it yet?

 

Is your favourite vocalist on the list? For me it will always be Myles Kennedy & he’s not on the list! If I had to pick from this small sample, it would be Randy Blythe from Lamb of God.

http://loudwire.com/best-vocalist-2015-5th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

Albums I’m looking forward to in 2016. I only know of 2 releases, Megadeth on January 22nd (already preordered) & of course Tool. Not sure when Into Eternity will be released, I’m assuming next year? “The League of One”, a local band, has an album release on Saturday, December 5th. I just heard the new Tremonti album will be released early next year! More cash to be spent next year!

Live review/interview! http://www.fullmetalrock.com/TremoLisbon.html

 

Classic Richard Pryor albums released digitally for the first time!

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/classic-richard-pryor-lps-released-digitally-for-first-time-20151128#ixzz3snszimkl

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!

 

I’ve never been a fan of Motley Crue or Godsmack. Maybe they should keep their feud quiet & actually speak to each other. OH MY! TALK TO SOMEONE? THAT WOULD BE INCREDIBLE! IS IT THE EARLY ’90s AGAIN??????????????????

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-sully-erna-calls-motley-crue-nikki-sixx-old-fat-washed-up-has-been/

 

Ed Sheeran is AWESOME!

 

HOLY CRAP!!!! 3,000,000 copies in a week!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/adeles-25-sells-over-three-million-copies-in-first-week-20151129#ixzz3stGmpDTY

 

Pearl Jam” covers “U2” live?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-pearl-jam-cover-u2s-a-sort-of-homecoming-at-colombia-concert-20151129#ixzz3stmGmvSc

 

I don’t get it, I may have posted it too? Why would you post something on social media about threatening to commit suicide?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/sinead-oconnor-threatens-suicide-in-dire-facebook-post-20151129#ixzz3suWXXwWK

 

Christmas tree time now. Saturday evening we went to Corey & Jolene’s place for supper & a Christmas movie with their daughter Hannah. Good times, & great people!

 

I forgot to take my pills last night. I was in bed by 10:00 pm & woke up around 10:30 am. Should have taken my pills! I was awake for 3 or 4 hours in the middle of the night. I took my pills & all was well. Finally fell asleep!

 

I was watching Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown, as I usually do 5 days a week for the first hour of 3 hours. On Friday’s & Monday’s the first hour is for people to call in & ask questions or comment on any topic, from any major North American sport. November 26th and 80% of the phone calls were still about the Blue Jays. Bob said something I had never thought of. Everybody is speculating as to whether free agent pitcher David Price will sign with the Jays since he was traded to them at the trade deadline at the end of July. He’ll likely be signing the last contract of his career, looking for something like $33-$35 million a year for 6-7 year. As Bob said in reply, “If David Price had finished the season with, his former team, The Detroit Tigers, nobody would be talking about THE elite pitcher in the game signing with the Jays”. Bob 1 other Jays fans 0. He also added “Why not take that money, cut it in half & sign 2 decent starting pitchers, instead of the current super star”! Brilliant!

After watching the Blue Jays playoff run last season, I learned something. Good pitching & good defense will usually win against a monster offense that averages 5.5 runs/game. If their pitching staff can have an Earned Run Average, E.R.A., of 4.70 or less they’ll likely win more games than they lose.

 

Songs I like, “Van Halen” I’m not a huge fan of them, but I have nothing against them. In the end, I’m good either way. I could do with a Greatest Hits album.

 

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

CONDO LIFE

Today’s workout was brought to you by “Chevelle”. 7 albums on shuffle!

 

I didn’t even know “Chevelle” existed until last year when I borrowed a large collection from James last year!

 

Living in a condo has it’s pros & cons. “I’ve got 4 walls around me” a roof over my head, one of 2 washrooms that work (plumber coming this week to fix a leaky pipe). Nice comfortable bed, nice office area, nice paint, laminate floors, everything is great. The only two issues I have are we payed a butt load of money (thanks to our parents for helping us out), but it’s the condo board’s rules? We paid for our suite, what happens in here should be our rules? The other minor issue is the lazysusan cupboard. The cabinet makers measured wrong. It’s fine except the bottom hinge on that stationary cupboard falls apart. We took possession in December 2013. We have a 5 year warranty on the building. The hinge broke again the other night. Why do we have to continue fixing their mistake? I say our warranty is running out, we should have them fix their mistake before the warranty runs out? We don’t need to be rude about it, just tell them “Hey, this hinge keeps falling apart, please make it a functional cupboard”.

 

Beer & Alcohol DEFINITELY make you fat. Isn’t alcohol in general full of sugar? You sit down to have a beer or glass of wine at the end of the day, maybe you have 1 & it turns into 2? That’s a TON of extra calories. I don’t touch alcohol until Friday & Saturday, & I don’t drink to get hammered. I drink for the taste. After 2 drinks each Friday & Saturday I usually call it quits, on the odd occasion I’ll max out at 4 one night. I exercise Monday through Friday. Guess what? I may have lost 45lbs but I still have a beer belly. It’s getting smaller but it’s still there!

http://www.shortlist.com/food-drink/does-beer-make-you-fat-and-other-booze-myths-busted#gallery-1

 

I’d be shocked as well if the leader of my country gave me a shout out too!

http://loudwire.com/korn-jonathan-davis-shocked-president-obama-shout-out/

 

Nice try but that’s not what a Storm trooper looks like Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park rapper).

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-mike-shinoda-designs-stormtrooper-art-awakens-exhibit-auction/

 

10 rock related charities

http://loudwire.com/rock-related-charities/

 

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

I’ve never joined a fantasy sports league. I did help out my sister-in-law with an office hockey pool, since neither her or her husband watch hockey. I just watch the highlights on TSN. I was a part of a facebook page where you’d just pick the winning team of 4 CFL games a weekend. That’s as close as I ever got to a fantasy league.

 

I guess we can add “The Deftones” to the list of bands that have canceled the rest of their tour due to the attack in Paris.

http://loudwire.com/deftones-cancel-european-tour-dates-paris-terrorist-attacks/

 

Sully Erna (singer of Godsmack) calls out ISIS members with a lot of LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!! We’re all tired of this type of thing happening!

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-sully-erna-calls-out-motherf-ers-in-isis-im-tired-of-this-s-t/

 

Article about “Finger Eleven”

http://theargus.ca/ac/2015/finger-eleven-turns-it-up-to-eleven/

 

I guess it’s getting to be that time of year

 

If Scott Weiland wants to return to the “Stone Temple Pilots” that would be great. I think he’d have to kick the drugs & alcohol first before the other 3 members would let him back?

http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-potential-stone-temple-pilots-reunion-it-would-be-cool-in-future/

I need to listen to “Stone Temple Pilots” more often!

 

More security by USA concert promoters added.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/11/us-concert-promoters-implement-new-security-measures-in-wake-of-paris-terror-attacks/

 

Songs I like, “Tonic” 3 iTunes albums.

 

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Chris

GO BLUE JAYS!

Today’s workout was brought to you by the letter “I”, as in “In Flames” on shuffle!

Do or die tonight for the Toronto Blue Jays. 9 wins to win the World Series. 1 game between Texas vs. Toronto series is tied at 2-2. I hope the home plate umpire remembers that the plate is 18” wide & not 22” wide tonight?! Here’s hoping Kansas City beats Houston. Houston has a TON of free swingers, when they get a hold of a pitch, there’s a good chance it could leave the yard.

Covers of California classics at tribute concert.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-beck-fiona-apple-cover-california-classics-at-tribute-concert-20151013

www.loudwire.com Karaoke?

http://loudwire.com/amaranthe-a-whole-new-world-aladdin-loudwire-karaoke/

Big month for me music wise, 3 albums on the 2nd, 2 albums this Friday on the 16th, & Ian Fletcher Thornley’s solo album o the 30th!

Tremonti interview. Long interview 20+ minutes, I’ll watch it later.

Sarah Silverman & Stephen Colbert tell kid jokes.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-sarah-silverman-stephen-colbert-recite-kids-bad-jokes-20151014

In The Exchange Thursday evening! October 15th . “The Glorious Sons” too bad it’s not a Friday.

http://www.much.com/music/musicvideo/726099/the-glorious-sons-the-contender/

Live review of Tremonti & Trivium

http://metalassault.com/gig_reviews/2015/10/13/tremonti-headlines-the-roxy/

I don’t have much in terms of vinyl records. Now that Kim & I are in a condo we don’t have any room for it. I think we donated it to who knows where. Yes groups still release vinyl. From what my father tells me record players sell more often than CD players. We had roughly 20-30 albums on vinyl. There was about 4 that I listened too rarely; Led Zeppelin II, Tool “Lateralus”, Foo Fighters “One by One”, U2 “The Joshua Tree”, & Def Leppard “Hysteria”

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/10/five-reasons-you-love-your-vinyl/

Rolling Stone readers poll on David Bowie

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/readers-poll-the-10-best-david-bowie-deep-cuts-20151014

New “Godsmack” song?

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-free-song-inside-yourself/

Songs I like, “Smashing Pumpkins” I passed a lot of stuff that I like but only have one album of or that I don’t listen to very often “Skillet”, “Skull Fist”, “Slash”, “Slayer”, “Slipknot”, “Sloan”, & “The Smalls”

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Bye,

Chris

FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & EMAIL

All of these “social media” sites require one thing, email! You join a social media site & TONS of people totally forget that they have an email. I always check both, why? Because not everyone has a facebook, twitter, instagram, etc. account. Everybody on these sites has an email account! How often does anyone send you an email via one of these sites? I do because some people are a touch stubborn & refuse to use their email. What did you do before the invention of www.myspace.com? You used email probably. I get it, it’s a personal choice. Just remember that not everyone likes these sites. I use facebook mostly for these blogs & a handful of people who have problems with their email account.

This music blog was for those who like similar music as I, & those who don’t want to be on a social media site. If it wasn’t for this blog, I’d be long gone from facebook!

Last night’s baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays 78W-59L & the Boston Red Sox 65W-72L prior to the game was a nail biter for me. Tied 1-1 into the 10th inning. Then the Toronto Blue Jay bats woke up & everything bounced Toronto’s way to win 5-1 in the end. I was nervous, I may have peed a bit on the couch. (Shh! Don’t tell Kim?)

I know baseball’s not for everyone, I get it. This has been an exciting time for the Blue Jays though! First time the fans have seen meaningful baseball in September since the early ’90s!

Today’s workout was brought to you by Dream Theater’s ‘Images & Words’ album!

Godsmack’s tour for 2015. I’ve never really listened to them other than seeing the “Voodoo” video on Much Music. I didn’t care much for that song so I never paid attention to them.

http://loudwire.com/godsmack-fall-2015-tour-though-mid-november/

If Bruno Mars does the half time show at the Super Bowl, I might watch it? Last time I watched was because Prince did the half time show in the rain. I guess I did watch last year when it was Bruno Mars & the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/nfl-wants-bruno-mars-to-headline-the-super-bowl-halftime-show-again/

20 most anticipated fall albums

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/the-25-most-anticipated-albums-of-fall-2015/

I don’t think there is anything on that list that I’m anxious to hear ever?

Remember the ’90s when Edgefest would tour Canada? That was AWESOME! Despite me breaking my nose in the mosh pit. During Big Wreck’s set & this particular song.

http://www.ticketmaster.com/1033-the-edge-presents-edgefest-2015-buffalo-new-york-09-12-2015/event/00004EE7A4F351BA

Motorhead is back on stage after canceling dates for Lemmy’s lung infection.

http://loudwire.com/motorhead-lemmy-kilmister-comes-roaring-back-st-louis/

I had never seen Keith Urban play bass? Can we put him among Geddy Lee (Rush bass/lead vocal) & Les Claypool (Primus bass/lead vocal) now?

Is AC/DC calling it a career?

http://www.nme.com/news/acdc/88179?utm_campaign=nme-september-9-09-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Haim, Gerrard Way, & Pearl Jam songs to be added to “Guitar Hero Live”

http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/88181?utm_campaign=nme-september-9-09-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

How to anger Spider-man fans. Either way is fine with me, but it’s not how the original Spider-man comics were written. That’s what will cause the anger of die hard Spider-man fans. He quit Spider-man, so why does he have a say in what happens in future Spider-man movies?

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/andrew-garfield-wants-spider-man-to-be-portrayed-a/387476?utm_campaign=nme-september-9-09-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Yes, any concert should be safe, fun & captivating for concert goers

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/rock-n-roll-is-for-everyone-the-fight-for-safe-and-inclusive-shows/ Nope, never heard music by ‘Speedy Ortiz’

Preview of Keith Richards’ Netflix documentary.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-keith-richards-talk-guitar-music-heroes-in-netflix-doc-trailer-20150909

Foo Fighters pay tribute to Nirvana & The Vaselines. LANGUAGE!!! 2 videos inside the link.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/foo-fighters-mollys-lips/

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Songs I like. “The Philosopher Kings” Canadian R & B group from the ’90s. Yes, I own 2 of their 1st CDs. Looked up the 3rd on iTunes, & I didn’t like it.

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Bye,


Chris