UNIVERSITY & SIAST/SOUNDGARDEN & PANTERA

 

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I fell asleep to “The Damned Things” the album “Ironiclast”

I exercised to “INXS’” Greatest Hits

Yes, I was in both.  I started University in September of 1998.  I took a year of Engineering, 2nd semester (January of 1999) was for me try & pass the classes I failed terribly, that didn’t happen for me though.  I really had no clue as to what I wanted to do.  I took one more semester starting in September of 1999.  I took random classes to see if something peaked my interest.  Nothing!

I worked at the Delta hotel from 1996 I think all the way through to the first 4 or 5 months of 2001.  My boss at the Delta was very accommodating with my schedule for school.  When I dropped out of university I worked full time, mostly at 5:00 or 6:00 am.  In the summer of 2001 I got a job at The Staples call center.  I had already been accepted to start SIAST in September of 2001.  I worked full time for that summer, then dropped my working hours to part time hours, I think I dropped them to 10 or 15 hours a week?  I know at one point, once I was in SIAST, they wanted part time workers to work a minimum of 20 hours a week.  I couldn’t do that so I quit to focus on school.  Corey McDonald started SIAST in December of 2001.

We bonded very fast for our mutual passion for chicken wings, beer, & guitar/music.  He really got me into heavier music.  I think once he started SIAST there were 5 guys in my class of 30 or so?  Kim was in that class & Corey’s wife Jolene was in that class as well.  Corey & Jolene started dating in late February of 2002.  Kim & I started dating about a week into April of 2002.  I got my first guitar for my birthday in January of 2001.  I was already singing with Dave, Rob, & Rydell in our band in University.

 

SOUNDGARDEN & PANTERA

University, SIAST, & later on in high school were my years to discover the music I liked & wanted to hear.  Even now, I’m discovering new bands.  Being in a band was always a great way to discover other bands from different places!  Like the group “Flatlined” from Ontario.  Nobody would have a clue who they were other than friends & fans of the last group I was in with my brother.  They were touring Canada & when they came to Regina we’d always play a show with them!

Unfortunately they have parted ways.  They were great though & there’s a good chance that whoever is reading this, 95% of you have never heard of them.

I had a CD holder that held 40 discs, wherever I went, it came with me.  Corey noticed I had “Superunknown” by his favourite band “Soundgarden” & “Pantera’s” Greatest Hits album.  He had 5 or 6 Pantera CDs he lent me & also lent me “Badmotorfinger” by Soundgarden.  I rushed out after listening to each CD once to buy my own copy of these albums.  I really liked them!

“Badmotorfinger” is my go to album when I listen to Soundgarden.  I listen to the 3 after this album just haven’t bothered to listen to the 2 before it.  I even own 1 of them on CD.  Here are the 3 CDs & 1 iTunes album I listen to & own by Soundgarden.

 

NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME PANTERA!

 

Pantera’s guitar player was shot & killed in 2004, on stage in a club after Pantera had broken up.  His brother was the drummer for Pantera & the group “Hell Yeah” that he was playing with at the time.  I think that’s the name of the group?

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

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

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

 

2 Releases on Friday, “Tesseract”–“Sonder” & “A Perfect Circle”-“Eat the Elephant”

WOW, just saw this.  That’s quite radio friendly for “A Perfect Circle”.  The other 3 songs I’ve heard aren’t.

“Tremonti” too.  WHAT THE HECK???????????????????

Megadeth albums ranked by Loud Wire

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

My top 3 are easily 3. Dystopia   2. Rust in Peace   1. Endgame

 

Sad, I watched a fair amount of “Night Court” growing up.  It was one of my dad’s favourite sitcoms!

https://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/harry-anderson-night-court-actor-dead-at-65-w519223

 

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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 “Trivium” the album “In Waves”, followed by “Alter Bridge” the album “Live at the 02 Arena”

I exercised to “Our Lady Peace” the album “Naveed” from 1995

 

400 crunches, 400 pushups, 400 leg lifts, 160 back flexes,  80 triceps pushups, 20 minutes of planking.

Turns out that Kim has Friday off, so this is another 4 day week for me.  My day always begins the same way, exercise, breakfast, shower, & then my “retired” life starts unless there’s stuff to do around the house.  Depending on how much energy I have, I get to the couch between 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  My voice is better but not great.  Some people can’t understand me.  If you see me in person just ask me to repeat myself.  I’d rather have you ask me what I said rather than nod your head & smile.  I’ll be patient, you’re not the first person that’s had problems understanding me.  It is a great way to get rid of telemarketers though!  They get so frustrated that they hang up on me!

 

THAT’S ALL FOR THE CANCER TALK FOR NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Even “INXS” had some issues releasing an album.  Just goes to show that you’ll likely hear “No” more often than “Yes”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/inxs-kick-10-things-you-didnt-know-w509052

 

Remember that the new “Trivium” album “The Sin & the Sentence” will be released at midnight tonight!

The making of Trivium’s “The Sin & the Sentence” all 4 episodes!

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

Sorry, Trivium is the only metal album I’m purchasing this year, unless another group I like drops a surprise album.

 

STONE SOUR

Stone Sour includes the vocalist/front man/singer of the metal group ‘Slipknot’.  Stone Sour is more of a “hard rock” band with metal tendencies.  This is their 6th full length studio album after 2 Eps & a Slipknot release.  Here’s a single from the first 5 albums, in order.

I don’t listen to them often.  Great band, but I have to shift gears quite a bit between songs.  Extremely varied songs on each album.  I like albums to be that way, but these guys take the cake.  Rock, metal, slow ballad, hard rock, etc.

I thought this latest album would make me a HUGE fan of theirs.  I am more of a fan, but this album didn’t push me over the edge like I expected it to.  Still a good album though!

LANGUAGE IN BOTH BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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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

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

 

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I fell asleep to “Foo Fighters” the album “Concrete & Gold” yes I got it last night, I’m really not sure about this album.

I exercised to “INXS” their “Greatest Hits” & as most times silence after the album is done.

500 crunches, 500 leg lifts, 500 pushups, 200 back flexes, & 25 minutes of planking.  I check Brewster’s food & water dishes, then exercise, eat, then shower & make myself look respectable.  I know what you’re thinking “Does he just wake looking that bad?”  No, I wake up far worse. It takes quite a while to polish this turd.

All of this exercising does make a noticeable difference when I practice walking!  Not only that but I’ve dropped 46 pounds, slowly.  I eat better now & I drink around 2.5 liters of water.  I no longer crave sugar either!  Friday & Saturday are the only evenings I drink alcohol, usually 2 or 3 drinks each night or more if it’s a special occasion.  Then when Sunday comes I don’t touch any alcohol until Friday!  This not only makes me feel better & more alert, it helps out our bank account.  There’s even been a few weekends that I just don’t feel like drinking alcohol.

5 days a week I eat the same thing for breakfast & lunch, supper is commonly healthy as well.

I may weigh less than I ever have but all of my fat went straight to my belly aka a lot of my T-Shirts still don’t fit.  “I’ll have to do cardio more often”-said no one ever!

 

THAT’S ALL FOR THE CANCER TALK FOR NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in bio-pic film.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/watch-rami-malek-as-freddie-mercury-playing-queens-live-aid-w502573

 

Don’t forget Foo Fighters’ album “Concrete & Gold” is out now for all to enjoy!  I’m a HUGE Foo Fighters fan. Was I listening to The Beach Boys or FF last night? Initial awesome songs & some miss’. I like The Beach Boys, in small doses. Foo Fighters had a plethora of harmonies on that album though. I listened to it twice last night, I’ll have to sit down & give it a good listen.

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

Dave Grohl audio/video interview with Lars Ulrich of Metallica

 

“Prophets of Rage” is also out today!  I like “Rage Against The Machine”, but I’ll wait to hear it all before I buy “Prophets of Rage”.

 

There’s also a (Deluxe) (Remastered) version of Radiohead’s album “OK Computer” with 11 bonus songs.  Their 2nd & 3rd album for me, are absolute necessities!  As for this remastered bonus version, I’d buy a few songs but I’m good with the Radiohead albums I own on CD.  There’s a band who’s first 3 albums are really good!  I was so excited for the release of their 4th album “Kid A” which turned out to be a HUGE disappointment for me.  They kept a lot of fans & likely lost a lot of fans but gained a lot as well.

2nd album

3rd album

The first Radiohead album is good, it’s more of a “grunge” album though.

 

Wait, wait, wait!  “Steel Panther” waited 2 decades for hair metal to be all but gone, then released their first album?

http://loudwire.com/top-metal-bands-first-album-21st-century/#photogallery-1=1

First album 2011?  REALLY!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who the heck listens to this?  Oh right, Rydell!  Great guy, but how did we ever play in the same band?

 

A phone for $1000?  Will it call or receive phone calls?  That’s all I need.  $15 at Walmart for a land line phone, I’m good with that!

I will never understand the adoration most Alter Bridge fans have for the album & song “Blackbird”.  It’s subjective like all art is I guess.

http://whatculture.com/music/alter-bridge-ranking-all-5-studio-albums

 

Halestorm is in the studio recording their 4th album, according to a photo on Facebook!  YAY!

 

New Big Wreck video

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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I fell asleep to “Alice Cooper” the album “Paranormal”, “Diemonds” the album “Never Wanna Die”, & finally “INXS” their “Greatest Hits”

Yeah, bonus live tracks at the end of this album.

 

I exercised to “Royal Blood” the album “How did we get so dark?”

 

Exercise total this week; 500 crunches, 500 leg lifts, 300 pushups, 200 back flexes, & 25 minutes of planking!  Every day starts with me exercising, no shower, dressed in workout attire, & no breakfast.  Once I finish my exercises, then I allow myself to have breakfast, shower, put on clean clothes, & usually in this room to work on the next blog.  Yep, I hit my goal every day this week.

I do get quiet exhausted after my 60 pushups.  I leave them for the end since I’m useless after them.  I roll on to my side or back since it’s easier to breathe!  I start my exercises on my back, crunches & leg lifts, once I roll on to my stomach & do ½ of my back flexes, I’m breathing pretty heavy already!  I end up doing some of my planking for a bit.  Once the back flexes & planking is done, then I’ll do a set of 20-30 pushups, then fish with 2 sets of 20 or a set of 30.

After I shower, I check to see if my balance has improved with my hands hovering by my transfer pole.  Some days are really good, & most days are bad.  When it’s a bad day I’ll try a few more times.  That’s the reason for the wheelchair & exercising!  I need to start walking with my walker at least once a week, if not 3 times a week.  When I do, I can tell that my exercising makes a HUGE improvement each time!  That being said, I’ve still have a long road ahead of me.

 

THAT’S ALL FOR THE CANCER TALK FOR NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Chris Martin of “Coldplay” covers “Linkin Park” in tribute to Chester Bennington

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-coldplays-chris-martin-cover-linkin-parks-crawling-w495462

 

I’m just easing my way into the world of “Slipknot”.  So far I have no complaints!

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

 

The Agonist shared it……………..

 

Article with “Live” front man Ed Kowalczyk

https://www.alternativenation.net/ed-kowalczyk-live-road-to-mental-jewelry-25-years-later/

 

Paul McCartney played drums on the Foo Fighters’ album!!!

https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/08/paul-mccartney-plays-drums-on-foo-fighters-new-album/

 

Most anticipated hard rock albums for 2017

http://loudwire.com/paul-mccartney-guests-foo-fighters-concrete-and-gold-pop-star-cameo-still-mystery/#photogallery-1=1

 

Odd, Gene Simmons is white & complains as much, if not more, than most people I know?

 

Alice Cooper I missed in July is downloading at the moment “Paranormal”

 

Looooong article of 10 things we didn’t know about “Def Leppard’s” album ‘Hysteria’!  The 10 things are highlighted followed by long descriptions, that’s all you really need to see, unless you’d like to read more.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/def-leppards-hysteria-10-things-you-didnt-know-w495277

 

Tentative album release date in the fall for “Trivium”

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/trivium-and-arch-enemy-to-join-forces-for-north-american-tour-blabbermouth-net-presale-available/

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I looked at my iPod today.  The “Paramore” album “After Laughter” & the “Alter Bridge” album “The Last Hero” are burning it up at over 90+ plays each!  “Big Wreck’s” album “Grace Street” is a close 2nd at 70+.

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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NO, I DO NOT FOLLOW CANADIAN POLITICS AT ALL! As a person with a physical disability, what the Republican Presidential nominee did by mocking people with disabilities does not anger me or the fact that I am physically disabled. I don’t really think of myself as disabled & I’m sure that many others who are mentally or physically disabled don’t think of it either. What that disrespectful mocking did was exactly what this election is about. He separated people more instead of bringing people together. He made it clear, there’s him, 400 feet of crap, upper class, middle class, lower class, 400 feet of crap & everyone else. My legs work, just not for a long period of time. I’ll take a stand for those who can’t, literally & figuratively. It’s disrespectful & does not warrant any gain for ANYONE! I feel bad for Americans, in that some of them support Donald Trump. Remember, he mocked EVERYONE that has a disability! That includes any member of the military who has fought for the country & that anyone can vote in an election.

A broken bone or whatever will heal. A vote for Hillary will never be taken away! I may be Canadian but #ImWithHer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My back is still wonky I tried doing 20 push ups on Monday & my back yelled at me to stop! Sitting around watching movies, TV, & Netflix or reading gets really boring for me………………….fast! Stupid back! I want to do something! This is nonsense, I’m bored!!!! I tried some frozen corn on my back but it didn’t work & we don’t have frozen peas? Do peas work better?

90 hard rock & metal albums of the 1990s

http://loudwire.com/top-hard-rock-metal-albums-1990s/

New Alter Bridge song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://blog.siriusxm.com/2016/07/25/alter-bridge-premieres-new-song-show-me-a-leader-exclusively-on-octane/

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/listen-to-new-alter-bridge-song-show-me-a-leader/

Album release October 7th.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

.more John Oliver

In Flames is going on tour in the UK………………….but they’re opening for Disturbed & headliner Avenged Sevenfold.

Opeth studio update on the future album “Sorceress”

From this list & my personal list, I have nothing music wise coming out for me?

http://loudwire.com/vote-most-anticipated-release-august-2016/

So I guess Sharon & Ozzy are all good now

http://loudwire.com/ozzy-osbourne-claims-marriage-sharon-osbourne-back-on-track/

Sorry but it’s not really “breaking news” if a mass shooting happens every 4 or 5 days. It’s sad & just regular news at this point.

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/two-dead-14-injured-in-fort-myers-nightclub-shooting-w430664

The Agonist shared it….

Yay, another really good A Capella group. 7th Avenue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If there is ever a show near us with Pentatonix or 7th Avenue in the lineup, I’d pee a bit & buy a ticket ASAP! I’d try to get my priorities straight but I don’t think my bladder could wait?

This is great! I have another solution for this problem. If you’re a civilian & not hunting, why do you need a gun? If you pull a gun out while the police are present, what do you think they’ll do? If you don’t carry a gun, the police have no reason to protect themselves with a gun? Imagine how simple that would be?

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/michael-jordan-speaks-out-against-police-shootings-w430808

10 classic albums reviewed by Rolling Stone magazine.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-classic-albums-rolling-stone-originally-panned-w429731/weezer-pinkerton-1996-w429756

What did Radiohead singer, Thom Yorke, ever do to this “Christian” group?

http://www.nme.com/news/radiohead/95229?utm_campaign=nme-daily-25th-jul-25-07-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

I haven’t been a fan of Radiohead since the release of their 4th album “Kid A”, but I wouldn’t be calling Thom Yorke all of these names!

If & when you are intoxicated, here are a few songs I recommend you sing.

Do a mash up of the next 2 songs

I have become (Comfortably Numb) to this world”

If your name is Rachel Gianoli you sing this……….

Please don’t sing this song if I’m within eye sight?

You’ll wake up the next day & someone will tell you “Hey you sang that Chewbakah song last night” you don’t want to know that. You’ll get angry along with your hangover. Right there you have the makings of a bad day! Drink responsibly………………..YOU’RE WELCOME!!!

Disturbed make friends with police officers.

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-honored-mansfield-police-department/ LANGUAGE IN THE VIDEO INSIDE THE LINK!!!!!!! When Disturbed comes on the radio, which I rarely listen to, I turn the radio off.

I’ll take the original any day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

33 years ago Metallica released their debut album “Kill ’em All”

http://loudwire.com/metallica-kill-em-all-anniversary/

36 years ago AC/DC released “Back in Black” after the death of original singer Bon Scott

http://loudwire.com/acdc-back-in-black-anniversary/

Lamb of God shared it…..

There’s been a lot of “Chevelle” & “Candlebox” being played in this house lately!!!

Jimmy Kimmel in couples counseling with Matt Damon. Hilarious!D

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-matt-damon-jimmy-kimmel-return-to-couples-counseling-w430927

Done, preordered on iTunes!

http://loudwire.com/alter-bridge-the-last-hero-album-show-me-a-leader-lyric-video/

The Agonist have a new song & there are preorders available for a physical copy, nothing on iTunes yet.

I’ll preorder the rest of the album when possible!

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EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL

I fell asleep to “Kongos” the album “Egomaniac” yes, I got it last night at 10:00 pm

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” 60 B-Sides on shuffle.

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Exercise total for the week ;7500 crunches, 600 leg lifts, 300 squats, & 250 push ups.

I prefer to get up by at least 7:30 am & get stuff done. Kim “…woke me up before…” she left for work at 7. I slept in until 8:30 and instantly felt like I was chasing the day already. I’ll have to ask her if she could wake me up when she gets in the shower & then when she leaves if I’m still in bed.

It’s pretty nice not being in a band, at the same time, I do miss it! It’s nice in that I don’t have to be on, I wasn’t really before. Alcohol before a show was a BIG no, no for me. It screwed up my throat. I would have a beer after the show. If we were headlining a show, I’d get to have a beer at 2:30 am. After hauling my gear from the venue. It was a fantastic hobby though!

Now I can relax & watch someone else do that, have whatever to eat or drink, & not worry about messing up the lyrics.

My body feels old, but my mind disagrees. I may be 36, but I have the mindset of an early 20 year old. I have never liked taking things too seriously. If you can’t laugh at yourself, stop laughing at someone else?

When “In Flames” released their album “Siren Charms” there was a lot of backlash from their die hard fans. Complaining that the band had gone soft & shouldn’t be labeled as a metal band anymore! How about the fans do it instead? Or go back to the earlier albums that they like? Being in a band for me was about making the music I liked. None of us did it for anyone else, at least I didn’t! If you don’t like doing what you’re doing, you’re doing it for a loved one or you’re doing the wrong thing?

New song from “Chvrches” featuring Hayley Williams from “Paramore”

Thursday’s Gerber & Gerber movie review

June 28th available on DVD & Blu-ray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

New Red Hot Chili Peppers tune.

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-we-turn-red/

I only listen to 2 of their albums. I own 3 but they just aren’t a group I listen to much. I own “Californication”, “By The Way” & “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic”, I didn’t even bother putting this last one on my iTunes.

The first band I was in, in University, covered this song. This is the album that was released 17 years ago, that made me feel so old.

The new Kongos album is the second iTunes purchase I’ve made since Kim signed up for Apple Music. Both purchases on iTunes since that time have songs that don’t work? Could anyone at Apple please fix this, I can’t or else I would. They launched Apple Music & our iTunes Match screwed up royally, so we canceled it. Now we have an Apple Music account, & iTunes is messed up again. This “back & forth” game with Apple seems to be a losing effort? I might just revert to buying CDs?

Who was ‘Spirit’ other than the band suing Led Zeppelin for plagiarism on “Stairway to Heaven”? Why are they suing now? Their song was released in 1969 or 1970? I think someone needs/wants money?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/who-were-spirit-the-band-from-led-zeppelins-stairway-trial-20160610

Barack Obama on Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/president-obama-presidency-is-not-reality-tv-20160610

Madonna was also on The Tonight Show

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-madonna-perform-classic-borderline-on-fallon-20160610

If Pearl Jam plays anywhere you know it should be a fantastic show for any fan of their’s. I’ve only seen them twice so I’m good, I do have there albums though which are awesome!

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-secret-show-jack-white-third-man-records-store/

Anybody remember “Rainbow Butt Monkeys” before they got a new drummer & changed their name to “Finger Eleven”?

Clutch shared this song/video by The Clutchlings

Another interview with Mark Tremonti

I like the 1975 quite a bit. I still think INXS light, yes I do enjoy INXS as well

http://www.nme.com/news/the-1975/94123?utm_campaign=nme-daily-10th-jun-10-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

LANGUAGE!

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STREAMING MUSIC SITES

I fell asleep to “Megadeth” new album “Dystopia” then I put on “Trivium” the album “Vengeance Falls”

I exercised to”Anthrax” all on shuffle.

New “Anthrax” album on Friday with this tune as the first of two singles that are out.

It’s on Facebook if you prefer.

https://www.facebook.com/A-Million-Miles-Away-Blog-1597618270456002/?ref=hl

I looked into streaming music sites a bit. If you stop paying the fee or unsubscribe from it, your music goes away also, that’s the reason as to why I don’t care much for streaming music. I pay more but I own the music. The bulk of my music comes from iTunes, although I do purchase the odd CD about once or twice a year. Unless you purchase a CD at a concert, the artist(s) makes pennies on a sale. Buy a ticket to the concert, buy a CD, or buy some merchandise while you’re there. That’s how musicians make money. It’s likely not enough for bands that started their career in the 2010s.

30 years ago Monday, “Ozzy” released “The Ultimate Sin”

http://loudwire.com/ozzy-osbourne-the-ultimate-sin-anniversary/

“Lamb of God” shared it……………….

“Of Mice & Men” announce the release of “The Full Circle Story” documentary. I’ve heard their name many times, but not their music?

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/of-mice-men-announce-release-of-the-full-circle-story-documentary.html This is just a random song I found on youtube.

Unless this concert was $20.00 & across the street, I’d go for “Alter Bridge” & then leave. I have 2 “Disturbed” CDs & never listen to them. I’m not in my early 20s anymore.

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-breaking-benjamin-2016-tour/?fb2

Perhaps a new “Trivium” shirt? Oh, nope! I got one at the show on February 12th.

http://store.trivium.org/

25 unforgettable speeches at the Academy Awards

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/pictures/25-most-unforgettable-oscar-speeches-of-the-past-25-years-20140224

“Lamb of God” & “Anthrax” together? That would be an incredible show for me!!!!

http://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/lamb-of-god-and-anthrax-the-palladium-6602515

Probably not the best way to force the Toronto Blue Jays’ brass. Video inside. What a way to start the first day of spring training. Only mandatory for pitchers & catchers, but Bautista decided to bring up his contract publically on the first day.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/bautista-contract-situation-really-about-blue-jays-future-direction/

Great distraction for the season……………thanks………………………José!!!

Vocals isolated for “Lynyrd Skynyrd’s” ‘Simple Man’

I just can’t get into “Mastodon” I’ve tried, but no success. Their latest release is decent.

http://loudwire.com/mastodon-open-ember-city-rehearsal-studio-atlanta/

Loudwire’s 10 best metal albums of 1986

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-1986/?fb23

This is on the list, but it’s not number 1.

“Finger Eleven” shared this…

Mark Tremonti reveals details & album release date for his solo album “Dust”

http://loudwire.com/tremonti-dust-new-album/

Live review of “Halestorm” in Paris

http://crypticrock.com/halestorm-unforgettable-at-le-trianon-paris-france-2-13-16-w-wilson/

I think I’ve heard 1 or 2 of her songs? I totally agree with her stance for rape victims

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/demi-lovato-speaks-out-on-behalf-of-rape-victims-20160223

Nirvana drum chronology in 5 minutes

No “Incesticide” though…….

“Romania’s Got Talent”

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/contestant-performs-suicide-silence-song-on-romanias-got-talent.html

Eddie Vedder returns/preforms at former high school. Video inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/eddie-vedder-high-school-pearl-jam-universal-distribution/

“Throw the Fight” premiere new song/video. Never heard of them?

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/throw-the-fight-premiere-new-song-drown-with-me.html

Is Slash working on a new “Guns n’ Roses” album?

http://www.nme.com/news/guns-n-roses/91761?utm_campaign=nme-daily-23rd-feb-23-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Donald Trump mash up with “Game of Thrones”

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/this-parody-video-combines-your-favourite-things-game-of-thrones-and-taking-the-piss-out-of-donald-t?utm_campaign=nme-daily-23rd-feb-23-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Also another release on Friday!!!! This song reminds me of “INXS”.

Photos of “Anthrax” live

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/photos-anthrax-live-in-los-angeles.html

How “Halestorm” made a career out of music.

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