WEEKEND UPDATE/CLASSIC BANDS PART 1

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Music from this weekend!  “Greta Van Fleet”, “Nothing But Thieves”, “Live”, “A Perfect Circle”, “Coheed and Cambria”, & “Halestorm”

 

Really quiet here.  I realized on Friday I had some other TV shows recorded on our PVR.  I watched them & one episode of “Making a Murderer” before Kim got home.  She had many TV shows to watch on the PVR, of course we watched “The Elle Degeneres Show” first, as usual.

Saturday I moved from our bed to our couch & kitchen.  Cereal, yogurt & rum, TV (not all at the same time) later on.  Then 4 episodes of “Making a Murderer”.  Kim is sort of watching it too.

Today, Kim got up & went for coffee with Jolene.  The 4 of us met each other in SIAST.  Corey & Jolene were engaged a week or 2 before us & married roughly 4 months after us.  Really good people, great friends, & awesome parents to our “niece” & “nephew”.

Went over to our friends’ place this afternoon, Chris & Laurie’s for an afternoon visit, also really good people, friends, & they also have 2 cool kids.

Now it’s get ready for the week time.

 

Review of “Greta Van Fleet” & “The Struts”.  The Struts’ 2nd album is not actually out until October 26th.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/review-greta-van-fleet-and-the-struts-revel-in-the-reliable-power-of-classic-rock-744694/?fbclid=IwAR2d0fAsBkSXiD6DMsjBNZxp7WFJMQ82unrTIHr-srjMV0Gl3MTVWlCIt84

 

No Blink 182 reunion happening.

http://loudwire.com/travis-barker-cleared-return-blink-182-tom-delonge-no-reunion/?fbclid=IwAR1buhg05jStev7Ar4VxXFdCuGN6h7JGeqs3f37K8C8joqjMFdS_XYhK-B0

 

How 20 bands got their name.

https://www.kerrang.com/features/20-of-our-favorite-band-name-origins/?fbclid=IwAR0HrsF35sR1C9Q3VT_6KYd9nhvvPgsrU1NFb4fM3aPX2TpuOJooSgo-LH0

 

CLASSIC BANDS   PART 1

These are the masterpieces.  Great bands that I like from before my time!

“Queen”

 

“Led Zeppelin”

That’s why ‘Physical Graffiti’ is my favourite LZ album

 

“The Beatles”

I saw ‘Our Lady Peace’ cover this, & now ‘The White’ album is my favourite ‘Beatles’ album!

 

“Stevie Wonder”

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is easily my favourite Stevie Wonder album.  I should just add this song to it…

 

“The Police”

 

“Pink Floyd”

 

“The Jackson 5”

 

“Alice Cooper”

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/ COHEED & CAMBRIA

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5 day exercise total; 400 pushups, 300 tricep pushups, 300 back flexes, 360 squats, 600 leg lifts, 300 crunches.

I fell asleep to “The Trews” the album “House of Ill Fame”

I exercised to “Dead Sara” the self-titled debut album

This was intended to be earlier.  I got up at 7:30, the power was out from 8:00 to 9:50.  Brewster was freaking out, he has bad anxiety, we have small doses of valium for him, I didn’t want to give it to him.  Instead I spent all of that time with him on my lap, while I had breakfast & got as much ready as I could for my exercise & shower.  Even when the power came back on he was still freaking out.  We had about an hour where he’d freak out at the front closet, or approach it & I would clap my hands to make him stay out of that area, he hates loud noises so that’s what the clapping was for.

I’ve done my exercises, time to shower & have lunch soon.

I’ve decided pushups & triceps will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays, everything else will be Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays.

When I meet someone new, I get quiet after telling them I had brain cancer.  That’s always the first thing I tell people when I meet them.

I don’t want cancer to define me, & I’ve got no problem answering any questions they may have.  I’m just not a fan of telling my story over & over.  As much as I don’t want cancer to define me, it will always be a portion of what defines me.  I figure, there is no hiding my wheelchair or iPatch.  Might as well get that part out in the open & forget about it.

Other things that define aren’t visible, other than I wear shorts year round.  “Aren’t you cold?” is something I often hear in the winter.  If I was cold I wouldn’t be wearing shorts & a hoodie with my tuque & gloves.  I’m usually over heated, so shorts it is, who needs pants?  Pants are only for special occasions!

Other than shorts, an iPatch, & a wheelchair, there’s a TON more to me.  I do tend to shy away from large group gatherings because there are 2 things I don’t want to say to people.  “Hey, read my blog” & I don’t want to barf out why I’m in a wheelchair, with an iPatch, & why my speech is hard to understand.

The previous blog should have been titled TECHNOLOGY/BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN.

Well I’ll be glued to Netflix watching the 2nd season of “Making a Murderer”, as long as they don’t push it back to air this time.

And the plot thickens some more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/making-a-murderer-what-happened-since-season-one-744249/?fbclid=IwAR0azhaksvTGM35LFqkkVtKgKbhaUTsdMC4k-aYIVbQkRLtBN9Zqd5ypsg0

 

Remember what happened last time Foo Fighters took a break?  Dave got bored, they recorded an album, released it, & started touring after 1 year “off”

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-plan-break-before-recording-new-album/?fbclid=IwAR3g_36uA74XKI3MuDKKLvOaxuZ1bYIvWzs-ABDtTYJbFBSA3Uk2p0WqUdc

 

Anybody watching “Orange is the new Black” on Netflix?  I gave up after a few episodes of the 3rd season.

https://www.rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/watch-orange-is-the-new-black-cast-announce-end-of-series-season-7-739439/?fbclid=IwAR26leLJCVpzxf8B9NEuTiGSs8Q6CVN2mjc4rVqasa1_PZl6sE5P_T7w8PY

How many covers do we need of the song “Shout” I have this original version by “Tears for Fears” on my iPod, but no other ones, don’t need the rest.

OK, I’m biased I REALLY LIKE Big Wreck!

http://loudwire.com/versus-me-shout-exclusive-video-premiere/?fbclid=IwAR2lu9s-OV1YYGBynNaEsLyyXOFLbvfg4tkxkNFNDCZSVpPUm2KJxMkYG4o

Is the original lineup of Blink 182 reuniting?

http://loudwire.com/blink-182-travis-barker-tom-delonge-where-are-you-reunion/?fbclid=IwAR2sJkBEgvodkZAry4LHBKNYQqJ8LU0nNzUAtnYiMfE79tVPJWLf3W4YNrQ

“…a voice inside my yyyyyeeeeaaaadddd”

A balmy +28 Celcius inside here Wednesday & a balmy +26 Celcius in here on Thursday.

Two albums released today “Greta Van Fleet” & a 4 song EP from “Nothing but Thieves”

 

COHEED & CAMBRIA

8 studio albums & a few live albums.  I have 5 studio albums.  I only really listen to 2 of them.  My friend Elka turned me on to them.  They’re a progressive rock band.  The singer’s voice is quite high, so I’m sure they won’t be for everyone.  I got the albums only in digital form.  They recently released “The Unheavenly Creatures”.  It’s on my iPod on repeat since it’s release on October 5th to the 14th.  Here’s a few tracks from “The Color Before the Sun” & “The Unheavenly Creatures”……

 

2015            THE COLOR BEFORE THE SUN

LANGUAGE ON THE TWO FOLLOWING LINKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

2018    THE UNHEAVENLY CREATURES

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

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

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4 day exercise total; 400 pushups, 300 tricep pushups, 200 back flexes, 240 squats, 400 leg lifts, 200 crunches.

I fell asleep to “Coheed & Cambria” the album “The Unheavenly Creatures”

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” the album “Wasting Light”

 

 

The thing I forget to do is stretch before my exercises.  I’ll start doing my exercise, then stop everything & stretch.  That’s a regular part of my routine, unfortunately walking isn’t.  If I had kept up with my walking, using a walker on my own wouldn’t be out of the question right now, I think?

Once I’m done my exercises on Fridays, my work week is over.  I work 1 ½ hour ASAP.  I’ll do some stuff around the house, I’ll make sure Brewster’s bowls are full, have my breakfast, shower, then hit the couch, sometimes with a coffee or usually with a full liter of water.

Fridays & Saturdays or special occasions are the only evenings I have alcohol.  2 or 3 on each evening.  The sugar in the alcohol usually makes me get up quite early.  The last time I had a hangover would have been before I got sick, 2007 or early in January of 2008.

 

What kind of world is this???  I don’t care if you’re a democrat, republican, white, black, brown, gay, transgender, straight, male, female, etc.  Are you a respectful human?  If so the USA could use your help in the White House.  Things are getting spooky south of us.

We certainly don’t need more guns in the world, but if you own a 3D printer & look on the dark web, I hear you can create one.  At this point the USA needs to ban semi-automatic guns & now 3D printers.  Thanks technology for creating printable guns, drones & robots or sex robots that I hear you can set to kill you, etc.  Anybody else think technology has gone too far now?

 

Well, Making a Murderer, wasn’t on Netflix last Friday.  I hear it’s coming on Friday, October 19th, according to Netflix.

https://www.rollingstone.com/tv/tv-news/making-a-murderer-steven-avery-netflix-season-two-trailer-735074/

 

So Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath is amazed that Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is still alive.  Goes to show that just because you listen/play metal music doesn’t mean you’re an addict.  Hahahahaha!  Metallica & Dave Mustaine of Megadeth & Lamb of God are all sober too.

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-tony-iommi-amazed-kieth-richards-still-alive/

Guess who’s playing drums & singing?  I’ll give you a hint, it rhymes with rave roll!  Good luck finding this album.  I bought it on CD the day it came out, it’s now out of print & not on any digital music service.

 

Ah, crap!  Just when you think “Lethal Weapon” is in the clear this happens!

 

New video from “Halestorm”

 

Reminder for November 2nd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

This is beyond weird.  How does a rap group take home “Best pop/rock duo”?

What does Corey Taylor (vocalist for Slipknot & Stone Sour) think about the music industry, regarding rock & metal music?

 

800,000,000 iTunes users vs. 50,000,000 Apple Music users.  That calms me down a bit.

https://www.google.ca/search?ei=8Hy_W4LSA6u-0PEPjt6JsAk&q=number+of+iTunes+music+users&oq=number+of+iTunes+music+users&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i22i29i30k1l3.58051.89711.0.91963.28.27.0.1.1.0.215.3462.0j26j1.27.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.28.3463…0j0i67k1j0i131k1j0i131i67k1j0i22i30k1.0.JhbT0xuOMQQ

 

“Live” has a 5 song EP out today called “Local 717”.  All of the original members back together, & it sounds much better, more like the album “Secret Samadhi”

 

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

I only own one greatest hits album of theirs on CD, which are now packed up in boxes.  If it’s an older band I’m good with only a greatest hits album.  I do own all of the “Led Zeppelin”, “The Beatles”, “Pink Floyd”, “Rush”, “The Beastie Boys”, and more.  Anyways here are a few songs….

 

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/BECK

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Weekly exercise total; 400 pushups, 300 tricep pushups, 225 back flexes, 360 squats, 600 leg lifts, 300 crunches.

I fell asleep to “Tremonti” the album “A Dying Machine”

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” the album “Concrete & Gold”

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Justin Timberlake is singing the “La La La La” part

 

I feel really good after I finish my exercise each day.  Especially when I tally up the total for the week, always remember though that I have the time to do this amount of exercise & yes I built up to those numbers.  I didn’t just wake up one day & go “Let’s see if I can do 200 pushups today?”  I started doing 10 pushups on my knees.  That was very challenging for me at the time.

Went to a consult with a surgeon regarding a bulging disc in my back the same surgeon that did my 3 brain surgeries.  I gave him a big hug, he saved my life.  Anyways another MRI & we’ll talk to him once he had it & looked over it.

This is my job, get better, be more independent, etc.  Sitting around watching TV or listening to music is great but it gets EXTREMELY boring after a few days.

I always complete my exercise before posting any of this, there are a few days that I’ll have breakfast first.  Usually it’s exercise, post a blog, & eat.  There are days I will wake up quite hungry though.

 

The Soundgarden song “Jesus Christ Pose” was released as a single on October 3rd 1991.  From the album “Badmotorfinger”

 

Went to our friends’ place for supper & birthday cake our “niece” turned 5 years old on Wednesday.  Sweet, “Criminal Minds” made its season debut on Wednesday.  “Making a Murderer” is back on Netflix today.  Kim hasn’t watched any of it, I know what I’ll be doing today!

 

Stormy Daniels got to tour with Pantera?????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/stormy-daniels-touring-with-pantera-vinnie-paul-death/

 

“The Unheavenly Creatures” by “Coheed & Cambria” is out today!  I’m a casual fan of this group.  I could see how his voice would prevent album streams & downloads though.

 

Kids react to “Disturbed”.  It’ll be OK kids, I stopped listening to them after their 2nd album.  I stopped listening to them in 2004 or earlier?

 

BECK

He’s from the 1990s.  He released 3 albums, then disappeared.  He has since resurfaced recently, with 2 new albums I believe.  I was never really a huge fan of his.  He did sort of tap into grunge fans with the BIG hit “Loser” from what I believe was his first album or at least his first BIG album.  I only have his first 2 albums.  The second one has 3 or 4 songs I really like.  I’ll give the hit from his first album & a few I like from his 2nd album “Odelay” that I like….

 

1994   MELLOW GOLD

I’m don’t know why but this video/song were around every corner when they were released?

 

1996   ODELAY

 

 

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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

EXERCISE?

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I fell asleep to “Queens of the Stone Age” the album “….like clockwork”.  Guess who played drums on this album?  The name rhymes with Rave Roll?

I exercised to “A. D.D.” the album “Core” then “Alice in Chains” their Greatest Hits” the songs before singer, Layne Staley, died from a heroin overdose.

I remember Chris Messer telling me that the band I was with in university, should play “Man in the Box” my voice hadn’t completely changed from being a bass singer in high school yet.  The song was pretty difficult for me.

 

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I exercise daily because I have to if I want to walk again.  I miss it when I’m supposed to be relaxing.  The part I really like about it is my rotation of T-Shirts that fit has grown!  Seems as though each week I can add another shirt into the mix.  This week started off with the addition of 3 T-Shirts.  That’s my wardrobe, concert T-Shirts & mostly shorts.

I really don’t like the heat!  Our windows face south so it’s always warm in here.  Even if the blinds are closed, even in the winter, it can get up to 89F or 28C.  Far too warm for me!  In the summer I can turn on the air conditioner to keep it at 22C.  In the winter I’m hooped?  I don’t even turn on the heat.  I did last winter & it kicked in 3 times, the rest of the winter it was really “hot in herre” even when I left the door open.  The heat from the sun kept it at a more than balmy 89F, 31C.  If we were going out I’d keep my shorts & T-Shirt on & bring my jacket with me.  I don’t wear my winter jacket much, usually a bunny hug/hoodie.  If you’re from Saskatchewan you know what a bunny hug is, if you’re anywhere else & say that, people look at you like you’re absolutely crazy!  That or on occasion in other Canadian provinces someone will say “So, you’re from Saskatchewan I assume?”

 

Alter Bridge behind the song “Poison in Your Veins”

 

50 disturbing songs people love

http://loudwire.com/disturbing-songs-that-people-love/

 

Consequence of Sound review “Deepwater Horizon”

 

Steven Avery, Making a Murderer, is engaged.

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/making-a-murderer-subject-steven-avery-gets-engaged-w442409

 

“10,000 Days” was most recent album released by Tool.  Here are some funny ways that fans are looking at this dry spell.

http://loudwire.com/funniest-new-tool-album-memes/

 

Sharon Osbourne discussing her marriage with Ozzy Osbourne on “Conan”

http://loudwire.com/sharon-osbourne-she-and-ozzy-worked-out-marital-issues/

 

I guess you can stream the new “Opeth” album already.  Release is tomorrow.  If you plan on streaming it today, you should tell your boss you’ll see them on Monday?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-opeths-progressive-lovelorn-new-album-sorceress-w442549

 

Benedict Cumberbatch sings with Pink Floyd singer David Gilmour.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-gilmour-benedict-cumberbatch-sing-comfortably-numb-w442606

 

“The Pretty Reckless” made a video for the song “Take me Down”

http://vevo.ly/ED3Oaf

 

Check out this acoustic show in Regina!

“Dear friends, as you know I play very few shows, in an attempt to remedy this I’m playing a show this weekend (Saturday) at the cathedral social hall (formerly the freehouse) with my homies Mitch Fraser and J.D. Lemire. Shows starts at 9 and there is no cover so if you’re feeling like an outing and some live local music come on by! We’ll be playing some of my own music and some acoustic renditions of room333 songs.”

 

 

Hahahahaha!  Donald Trump!  He won’t EVER live this down

 

“Korn” with Corey Taylor of “Slipknot”

http://loudwire.com/korn-a-different-world-slipknot-corey-taylor/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAmszB9UE_4

“It’s on www.youtube.com but don’t you dare promote it!”  OK, I’m not a fan of “Korn” anyways.

 

Paul Simon on Austin City Limits.  I love the album “Graceland”!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/preview-paul-simons-joyous-debut-acl-performance-w441997

 

Chocolate mint stout available at Rebellion this afternoon!  “HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY”

 

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Why did this become a music blog?  “Because music is a BIG @#!$%^*&( DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“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

IT SURE FEELS LIKE FRIDAY, YET IT’S NOT……………..OH DE PLUF!

 

I fell asleep to “Dream Theater” the self-titled album from 2013.  They have released 2 since then & a pile more before that.

 

I exercised to “Counting Crows” the album “Recovering the Satellites”

This is the album with “Mr. Jones”.  I bought these two & 3 other ones that did nothing for me, except the live album I own

I was feeling nostalgic the other day & played these 2 albums on my iPod

 

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Pearl Jam’s “Backspacer” was released 7 years ago.  Most casual fans had mixed emotions, I’m a casual fan of Pearl Jam it was VERY radio friendly & VERY calm.  I like this album, they’ve released other albums that are very calm & don’t work for me.  I have all of their albums on CD, the most recent one from iTunes & I really like their music, I just forget there’s more than the album “V.S.” & “Yield”

 

Big Wreck shared it……

 

I missed a bit of this, interesting though.  Seems like documentary makers are trying to cash in on the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” might as well strike while it’s hot!

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.  I like superhero movies, but I can see that there are fewer options for those that don’t like them.

 

Kerry King of “Slayer” weighs in on ”Anthrax” collaboration with “Public Enemy”.  Personally I would like Kerry King to learn how to do a guitar solo in key?  I’ve never been able to play a lightning fast guitar solo & I’m not well versed on the key of a song, but I know when something is out of tune.

http://loudwire.com/slayer-kerry-king-no-fan-anthrax-bring-the-noise-collaboration-public-enemy/

 

You knew something would occur after the documentary of “The Case of: JonBenet Ramsey”

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/jonbenet-ramseys-brother-threatens-lawsuit-against-cbs-w441365

 

“The Pretty Reckless” vs. “Highly Suspect” I’m good either way, both come out later this year & yes I have them preordered on iTunes

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-vs-highly-suspect-cage-match/?trackback=twitter_mobile_top

 

100 greatest TV shows of all time?  REALLY?  Everyone will have a different list?

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/lists/100-greatest-tv-shows-of-all-time-w439520/roots-w439576

 

Just watched a live Q & A with In Flames on Facebook!  New album out November, 11th 2016.  No preorder yet.

 

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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

WEEKEND UPDATE

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Friday, we went to see the movie “Sausage Party” it was good, I enjoyed it. The first R rated CGI/cartoon movie made. I liked it but I don’t need to see it again, once is enough for me. NOT FOR KIDS, LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, watched the Blue Jays win, 4-2, in the afternoon on TV at home. Watched the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders lose……………………again 19-10. I can’t have any fluid since the washrooms are nowhere close to us, the sun is beating down on us the entire time, Kim pays close to $700 a year so I can be there to watch them lose. Since winning the Championship in 2013 the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders have a win-loss record of 14W-29L. It’s a bit financially straining on us now, a $300 increase for next year in the new stadium I think will be a one year thing hopefully in a handicap seat. 12 stairs up & 12 stairs down is not easy for me. Dad & I get there an hour before the game to watch the warm up & not slow down others as they get to the stadium, & we wait about 30 minutes after the game so we don’t slow anyone down on the way out.

Today it’s laundry, groceries & Blue Jay baseball is done for the weekend. The Blue Jays scored 9 runs in a win today, the Riders scored 10 points in a loss yesterday.

Kevin Smith & his 17 year old daughter, Harley Quinn, loved “Suicide Squad”. I love Kevin Smith movies so from him & the fact he’s comic fan who named his daughter after a Batman villain. I’ll Just purchase the blu-ray! I’d show you the video of his review but it’s not appropriate unless you’re a fan of his. Apparently there will be a follow up, stand alone, Harley Quinn movie.

Rogue One article

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-trailer-the-eight-big-talking-points?utm_campaign=nme-daily-12th-aug-12-08-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Nothing like squeezing blood from a stone. Most people really don’t care about reissue or remastered albums.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pantera-ready-great-southern-trendkill-reissue-w434241

Alice Cooper’s take on everything in one article!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-cooper-on-zombie-trump-hillary-demented-election-w434186

Alex Rodriguez’ last day, Friday, as an MLB player! Article regarding him. He used steroids, got caught, used them again, lied, got caught & continued to lie about it. His statistics would easily put him in the Hall of Fame, but he cheated & will likely never be on the ballot. I think Ty Cobb is in it, but he was accused of murder. They need to reevaluate who’s in there? I have no sympathy for athletes that cheat! He’s currently, has been for quite some time now, the most hated player in the game! Once he got to NY, he’s been known to keep a distance from teammates. On Thursday all of a sudden he has had nothing but praise from teammates & other players?

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/kobe-to-a-rod-what-happened-to-athletes-just-retiring-w434232

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/alex-rodriguez-what-fans-got-really-right-and-wrong-w434173

Clear as mud? I will forever speak of him as A-Roid not A-Rod!

The Agonist shared it……

Video interview with singer, Myles Kennedy, of Alter Bridge. He decided to become a singer since he couldn’t find one? If you ask me, he’s my favourite singer!

Audio interview with Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge/Tremonti & formerly of Creed

I don’t know, some of them sure, others you’d have to be a hard core fan of the artists?

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/features/top_25_bands_with_flawless_discographies.html?no_takeover

Apparently Dave Grohl was so inspired by this tune, he had to share it…..

What Metallica’s “Black” album meant/means to other musicians?

http://loudwire.com/metallica-black-album-turns-25-rockers-reflect/

I think anyone who watched “Making a Murderer” saw this coming, or at least had hope this was coming?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/making-a-murderer-subject-brendan-dasseys-conviction-overturned-w434318

In Flames shared it, & I can’t wait for this DVD & CD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I thought it felt time for some original “Stone Sour” material? I didn’t bother getting the 2 cover song EPs.

http://teamrock.com/news/2016-08-13/corey-taylor-stone-sour-s-new-material-will-eat-people

A little bit of ying yang from them.

Former Metallica bassist, Jason Newsted, reflects on Metallica’s “Black” album

http://loudwire.com/jason-newsted-metallica-black-album-floodgates-opened/

Alter Bridge shared it. From ABIII………………

Iron Maiden albums ranked by Loudwire…

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-albums-ranked/

Of course “Number of the Beast” is no. 1! “Run to the Hills” is a metal fans anthem.

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres