WEEKEND UPDATE

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Lazy, lazy weekend. I watched the 3 game series between The Boston Red Sox and The Toronto Blue Jays, 2W-1L isn’t bad at all. Sort of figured that was going to happen just looking at who the Starting pitcher would be for each game? Stayed up too late last night watching the Kurt Cobain documentary “Montage of Heck”. Got up too early since Hannah and Jolene were picking up Kim this morning for Kim to see Hanna’s gymnastics & Hannah wanted to see Brewster & I. I think I’ll have a nap shortly.

Chad Smith, drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, & Jack Johnson

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-chad-smith-jack-johnson-cover-sly-stone-with-kids-20160527

Improvised a bit, Ian Fletcher Thornley & guests live.

Lacuna Coil album review.

http://loudwire.com/lacuna-coil-delirium-album-review/

Another Podcast interview with Mark Tremonti

http://zpnetwork.com/mark-tremonti/

Metallica fans, here’s an update on the new album from Lars Ulrich

http://loudwire.com/lars-ulrich-new-metallica-album-done-summer/

Billy Joel supports Donald Trump? I think he was joking, since he played at a fundraiser for current President Barack Obama?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/billy-joel-donald-trumps-campaign-very-entertaining-20160528#ixzz49z3PVHTE

25 years ago “The Smashing Pumpkins” released “Gish”,

16 years ago “Iron Maiden” released “Brave New World”

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I’m really sick of this campaign…………………like last year by the beginning of November.

Loudwire list.

http://loudwire.com/top-100-hard-rock-metal-albums-21st-century/

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EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL

I fell asleep to “The Watchmen” first I listened to the entire album “Silent Radar” then put on the album “In the Trees”. First a track from “In the Trees”

I’m a BIG fan of The Watchmen, originally out of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Now they tour once in a while, no new music from them since the early to mid 2000s & are now in Ontario.

I exercised to “Corrosion of Conformity” 7 albums on shuffle.

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Exercise total for the week; 6000 crunches, 1200 crunches 5 days a week, 40 each day, only 4 days this week 160 leg lifts, & 110 squats, 30 one day then 40 today & yesterday. Monday I only did my crunches.

At first I hated exercising. Now if I miss a day, which hasn’t happened other than the week I took a break from it, I feel like I’ve “wasted the day”. That entire week seemed like a waste to me. I felt guilty that I was sitting on my butt reading on my Kindle or watching TV. That’s what weekends are for.

I’m OK with Mondays, it’s Thursdays that get me. A Thursday is not hump day or Friday. I always think “DAG NAM IT! It’s only Thursday, one more day to go!”

This week has been totally backwards for me. I started off feeling tired & lazy. As the week went on, I seemed to get more energy with every passing day. Which means I had the energy to increase the number of squats I do, only 10 more but it felt like a step in the right direction!

Pre-ordered “Chevelle” last night & got this tune with the pre-order

More thoughts from Mark Tremonti.

http://bravewords.com/features/tremonti-people-who-think-theyre-the-best-die-just-like-the-rest

Kongos shared it, I have it on pre-order………

Be safe Regina

http://leaderpost.com/storyline/be-on-alert-a-man-in-a-car-has-been-approaching-teen-girls-in-south-regina

That’s a lot of metal all at once!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/black-sabbath-slipknot-headline-ozzfest-knotfest-weekend-20160512

Halestorm announcement

“SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Our RSD 2016 release, “Into The Wild Live: Chicago” is now available to download and stream!”

A different opinion/review on the new Radiohead album

Netflix & Chill courtesy of “Consequence of Sound”.

This is a link to their www.youtube.com channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/RockItOutBlog

It’s coming back, just different segments. I do miss the Friday group discussion though, it got tanked?

Alter Bridge update from the studio

“11 songs down. 3 to go. Tracking with Elvis and Jeff.” This is Myles doing the vocals! “I want it now”! With the lack of Tool & Foo Fighters on hiatus, take Tremonti & Alter Bridge!

At least Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne are civil in this appearance

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/osbournes-talk-ozzfest-return-ozzys-retirement-20160513

Just for my mother! I’d play this on my guitar all of the time & she got tired of it & Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” that I’d play also. Both sans solo.

Then I’d just play random Foo Fighters’ songs

U2 in Paris after the attacks

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-u2-evoke-resilience-after-paris-attacks-in-concert-film-trailer-20160513

I’ll be a U2, Barenaked Ladies, & Foo Fighters fan forever.

U2 was my first favourite group, Barenaked Ladies were my first concert, & Foo Fighters took over my first favourite band roll in High School. 1992 I saw Barenaked Ladies for my first concert at the age of 12.

Drake on Jimmy Fallon before tomorrow’s SNL

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-drake-talk-mini-drake-meme-play-faceketball-on-fallon-20160513

Pentatonix shared a remix of “Can’t Sleep Love”

Ian Fletcher Thornley playing Big Wreck’s “Control” live

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BASEBALL TODAY AT 9:00 AM? SORRY ABOUT YESTERDAY’S POST? IT’S DIRECTLY BELOW THIS ONE!

I fell asleep to “Billy Joel” Greatest Hits! You know, when your crew walks in & you break into song?

I exercised to “Anthrax” the new album “For All Kings”

I went to post the weekend update yesterday & everything was against me. Technology is supposed to make things easier isn’t it? When it doesn’t work lots of people are upset don’t they? If you drop or lose your cell phone, you have a mini temper tantrum because you’ve scheduled your life in it?

I don’t have a cell phone, personal choice. If I ever go somewhere by myself, which likely wont happen, then I’ll need a cell phone.

Yesterday, Kim & Brewster were at the front door waiting for me since we were going to my parents for my dad’s birthday supper. So they’re waiting to go & I said “I’ll just be a second I’m posting a blog.” No problem! I click on “Publish” & after 2 minutes it said “Error, could not publish post”. I’ve never seen that before, so I tried again, published within 30 seconds. I go to facebook to see if it transferred. Nope, facebook had an issue as well. Didn’t transfer & I was unable to share the link on my personal timeline. So now that my website screwed up & facebook did at the same time while I’m trying to rush out the door, it was just a “Murphy’s law” moment.

In the end, it was fine. Going through that can be a mini crisis for some, I figure “Meh, it happens, tomorrow’s a new day”. I think all of us, me included rely on technology a bit too much.

I stayed up too late watching TV, so this should be short, I’ll need to rest or nap a bit. Got up early to exercise & watch the game from Boston. They started early because today is the Boston marathon.

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Tool shared it & no it’s not a release date. Maynard doing weird crap on stage! WARNING!!!

Highly Suspect shared it…………….again…………………LANGUAGE?

Highly Suspect & Royal Blood would be at the top of my list for favourite new band. That’s as much of a review you’ll get from me! LANGUAGE, THAT I NEVER HEAR?????????????????

Ian Fletcher Thornley live……

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

This would probably 2nd go to Pearl Jam album, just because of the 2 songs below. I really like the “Yield” album though, that is easily the Pearl Jam album for me!

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-vs-album-in-full-south-carolina-concert/

10 awful songs by 10 fantastic bands

http://loudwire.com/awful-songs-by-amazing-bands/

I’m a Canadian whose passport expired & I have yet to get a new one aka I’ve never been to any American music festival.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/coachella-2016-weekend-ones-biggest-guest-appearances-20160418

I’m getting anxious already for the new Kongos album!

Article with guitarist/singer Mark Tremonti

http://myglobalmind.com/2016/04/17/interview-mark-tremonti-guitars-vocals-tremonti-alter-bridge/

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DAY LIGHT SAVINGS TIME

I fell asleep to “Soundgarden” the album “Badmotorfinger” after most of “In Flames” album “Soundtrack to your Escape” then the first album of the double album of “The Beatles” album “The White” album

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” the album “There is Nothing Left to Lose”

The 3rd album containing the first mistake they made, in my opinion. Most Foo Fighters fans love this song & sing along to it. I think last year was the first time I’ve seen them not play since the release of this album in November of ’99.

^^That’s Dave Grohl’s mother that flips him the middle finger at the beginning. He had to teach her how to do it, from what I heard at the time.

Here’s the deal. If I have to shave my face, the top of my head will be bald also, if not the beard comes back. My hair is down to ¼ or ½ inch, being completely bald isn’t that far away! Those are now the rules, shaving sucks or blows, whatever is worse!

Well it is no longer “ancient times”. Saskatchewan residents do not change their clocks. Why? Because we don’t need to! If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time#History

I’m still trying to be “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”

“What do you mean when my mind it says yes but my body screams NO”! My muscles are incredibly sore still, & getting worse everyday!

European dates for Tremonti

https://fret12.com/activity/tremonti-tour-2016

Album out Friday, April 29th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah, a book will come down the fans waiting for new Tool material

http://loudwire.com/maynard-james-keenan-official-memoir-title-release-date/

New Deftones video

http://loudwire.com/deftones-prayers-triangles-music-video/

How can you rank art? Everyone will likely have a different opinion?

http://loudwire.com/pantera-albums-ranked/

Hahahahahaha! Nice find Kendra!

Article with Ian Fletcher Thornley

http://www.musicradar.com/tuition/guitars/ian-thornley-my-top-13-tips-for-guitarists-636396

Royal Blood shared it……EXPLICIT CONTENT SO IT TELLS ME!!!!

Movie trailer shared by Finger Eleven….

Who’s playing the ‘Coachella’ festival this year?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/coachella-2016-25-must-see-acts-20160413

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd finished his tour last night

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-gilmour-ends-tour-with-stunning-pink-floyd-hits-soaring-solos-20160413

Muse video on instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BEJOsE_HXR7/?taken-by=muse

Pentatonix kick off their tour in Florida.

http://ptxofficial.com/tour

Amy Schumer discusses “plus size” label by Glamour Magazine on Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/amy-schumer-talks-plus-size-glamour-beef-on-fallon-20160413

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SURPRISE!!!!! I KNOW. I SAID I WOULDN’T BUT I DID.

I fell asleep to “U2” the album “Pop”

I exercised to “Coldplay” the latest album “A Head Full of Dreams” Then some “Eve 6” all 4 albums on shuffle.

So the Blue Jays start the season with a bang wining their first 2 games & go on to lose the next 4. Marco Estrada, the starting pitcher out of nowhere, won on Sunday, The Blue Jays are now 3W-4L. Last April they had a poor start to the season as well. I’ll give them 10-12 games or the month of April before I hit the panic button.

I was sitting around just doing nothing, & it felt wrong, so I worked out & decided to come in here & write a blog. I don’t enjoy working out but it’s a weekday it felt like I should be doing something.

My muscles are still a little tender, not going to stop me though! The addition of my squat exercise is making a huge difference, you can even see muscle in my quads/front of my thighs. Kim & I were watching TV Sunday night & I said to her “Hey, you can even see & feel muscle here! Check it out!” When we go walking, which we need to do more often, all of these exercises seem to help. I gotta say it’s nice to see some improvement finally. I can be patient with others, but not myself! The only problem is still my belly. I have an 8 pack but it’s covered up by a keg. I just need to do more cardio! Hopefully sooner than later!!!!! I didn’t have much alcohol this weekend either. 4 drinks & one was a hot rum tottie for my throat, that doesn’t count in my mind?

I’ve had cancer & I’m fine. My aunt has cancer & I don’t have a clue as to what I should say? I beat cancer, but I had a different type of cancer, 2 completely different scenarios. Her cancer & my cancer are not the same & won’t be treated the same at all. So what do I know about her cancer? Nothing! I say “…just keep swimming…” & enjoy everyday! Don’t worry about tomorrow, it hasn’t happened yet. My aunt is just doing her thing & being awesome at it! She likely has as much or more love & support as I did. AWESOME!!! Keep it up aunt Diane!!!!!!!!

Megadeth was in Canada, I believe they also chose Moose Jaw over Saskatoon or Regina? Smaller venue, it must sound fantastic, Regina’s arena sounds terrible, even Ed Sheeran alone had his sound distorting?

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver CENSORED LANGUAGE!!!

Suicide Squad new trailer (Batman villains)

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/suicide-squad-trailer-boasts-joker-batman-laughs-20160411

Hollywood Vampires 18 date tour (Alice Cooper, Jonny Depp & Joe Perry of Aerosmith)

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hollywood-vampires-detail-18-date-north-american-summer-tour-20160411

Tremonti European tour.

https://fret12.com/activity/tremonti-tour-2016

Great album to chill out to…..

The Pretty Reckless are in the mixing stage for their album, according to a photo on Facebook. EXPLICIT CONTENT!!!!!!!!!!!!

33 years ago Dave Mustaine (Megadeth singer/guitarist/creator) was fired from Metallica.

http://loudwire.com/dave-mustaine-fired-from-metallica-anniversary/

Gene Simmons vs. N.W.A.’s induction to the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame

http://loudwire.com/gene-simmons-responds-nwa-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame/

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!^^

Pentatonix tour

http://ptxofficial.com/tour

Ian Fletcher Thornley shared it…………………..

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SO FAR SO GOOD FOR THE JAYS 2W-0L

I tried to fall asleep to “Finger Eleven” the album “Five Crooked Lines”

Listened to probably half of that & it just didn’t feel right. I put on “Dream Theater” their self titled album that was released in the summer of 2008 while I was in the hospital.

I exercised to “The 1975” the album “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it”

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Perfect season so far for the Toronto Blue Jays. 4 home runs in 2 games. 3 Monday & 1 Sunday. Troy Tulowitzki, MVP Josh Donaldson, 2 run home run from LF Micheal Saunders & 1 from the highly unlikely back catcher Josh Thole (his 9th career home run). Time for another young guy who throws around 95MPH to start the game tonight. I hope he does well!

No thank you, the rest of the solo album is really good. Don’t mess with a classic you released in 1997 on Big Wreck’s debut album. I may be on my way to being a grumpy old man set in my ways, but I’ll always prefer the original version.

New studio album from The Rolling Stones! They could just tour if they wanted to. It’s not like they have a limited catalogue of songs to play.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ronnie-wood-confirms-rolling-stones-working-on-new-album-20160404

I’ll never forget the first time I saw “My Morning Jacket”. 2003 opening for Foo Fighters in Edmonton on tour for this album!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/my-morning-jacket-to-reissue-it-still-moves-unveil-unreleased-songs-20160404

I find the albums quite mellow, yet seeing them live is the complete opposite.

Not much of a surprise since Tim Burton directed the first Beetle Juice.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/johnny-depp-could-replace-michael-keaton-in-beetle/403875?utm_campaign=nme-5-may-2016-05-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

How do you not know who Mark Hammil/Luke Skywalker is when he’s in a movie of the Star Wars franchise that the company is making?

http://www.nme.com/blogs/the-movies-blog/disney-dont-know-who-mark-hamill-is?utm_campaign=nme-5-may-2016-05-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Good progress on the upcoming Chevelle album!

“. . .7 tracks down. . . only a few left to go. . . . .”

Layne Stayley, former singer of Alice in Chains, died of a heroin overdose 14 years ago today.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-in-chains-through-the-looking-glass-19921126

Yes, the band is still making music, it’s more the guitar player, Jerry Cantrell, & friends. They perform & record under the name Alice in Chains.

What ISIS really wants? It was written 1400 years ago so why now all of a sudden?

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/03/what-isis-really-wants/384980/?utm_source=rsfb

I can hear my dog dreaming in the living room. Quiet dog barks! He’s hilarious, catches my attention all of the time when flopping around on the floor & we’re watching TV.

Jimmy Fallon lip sync battle with Melissa McCarthey!

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OUR LAST DAY OFF/SORRY ABOUT YESTERDAYS BLOG!???!???

 

I fell asleep to “Judas Priest” the album “British Steel”

Last day of holidays, I really don’t feel like doing any exercise. Who knows, never say never.

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Friday night & Saturday afternoon are the last 2 spring training games for the Toronto Blue Jays in Montreal. Sunday, April 3rd they play Tampa Bay in Tampa as their first regular season game!!! I’ll see Kim again in the fall once the season’s wrapped up! Well I guess until all of the seasons finish I’ll be watching “Blue Jays in :30” the games highlights in 30 minutes. I hate watching those, but it’s better than nothing.

Kanye West is at it again.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-kanye-wests-spiritual-ultralight-prayer-20160327#ixzz448fDbwAM

Dave Mustaine interview with FOX media

The Batman vs. Superman soundtrack is available digitally on Apple Music or CD & Vinyl on www.amazon.com & www.amazon.ca

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on Donald Drumpf LANGUAGE IS CENSORED!!!

AC/DC & Guns n’ Roses fans might pee a bit if this happens

http://loudwire.com/axl-rose-spotted-same-studio-acdc-members/

Deftones announce 2016 tour

http://loudwire.com/deftones-2016-u-s-tour-dates-refused/

Ian Fletcher Thornley performing the song “Secrets” live.

Kongos are done their new/3rd album!!!!

We’re very excited to announce that our new album, Egomaniac, comes out June 10th! The first single, Take It From Me, will be available on all digital platforms on April 15th. Pre-orders for Egomaniac also start on April 15th.

All of this slamming Ben Affleck, yet Batman vs. Superman is the number 1 movie in the world? Ben Affleck says thank you for your money, walks away & drops the mic!

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!! Notice that he’s not an official movie reviewer, but a fan?

Now a word from another random fan on facebook about the movie.

Screw the critics ..Fans loved it”

Any review on anything should be taken with a grain of salt. Make up your own mind about it. Do you want to follow the crowd, or march to the beat of your own drum? That’s exactly why the majority of this blog is me saying “Hey, I like this, maybe check it out if you like?”

This may be a good way to look at things. I don’t like sub genres. Metal is metal, rock is rock, pop is pop, country is country, EDM is EDM, etc. It’s either good or bad, whatever type of music it is. “You like Lamb of God? You must like everything metal”. Nope, but nice try!

http://www.antimusic.com/news/16/March/28Halestorms_Hale_Says_Metal_And_Rock_Can_No_Longer_Be_Pigeonholed.shtml

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