WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL

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I fell asleep to “Foo Fighters” a concert in Montreal from 2000 that I recorded on cassette since it was on the radio.  “Melissa Auf Der Maur” her album “Auf Der Maur”, “Metallica” the recent album “Hardwired……to Self-Destruct”, “Paramore” the album “After Laughter”

I exercised to “Halestorm” the album “Into the Wild Life”

I just couldn’t fall asleep last night, but I was awake & exercising by 6:10 am, had breakfast, shaved, showered, & done editing this

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, dress 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.

Wednesday was 5 years of me being released from the WRC.  No more therapy for this guy.  It was sort of bitter sweet for me, I met some really cool people, but I likely won’t see them in person again.  People I’d see almost daily for 3.5 years.  It’s like when I passed out at work, another big change.  I did make it back to visit my former co-workers though, once.

As I’ve stated before, I don’t consider myself as physically disabled.  Sure there are many things I can’t do, many that I can, & some that I haven’t figured out yet.  If I need help with something, there is always someone willing to help.  Until I say I can’t do something, let me struggle until I figure it out, or until I ask for help.  Don’t be afraid to let me “…sink so I can swim…”  The further away I get from Tuesday February 5th 2008 & Thursday July 26th 2012 they become a distant memory that changed things a little bit.  I could continue to have a chip on my shoulder or much better, forget about it & move on.  I’ll easily choose the latter.

 

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

 

These are the 5 songs from the Foo Fighters’ album “Concrete & Gold” out on September 15th

The following are live songs.  They likely include LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would think any hard core Foo Fighters fan, such as myself, will be fine with the album & won’t hesitate when it’s released!

 

Carpool Karaoke

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-usher-teach-james-corden-to-dance-on-carpool-karaoke-w494193

 

Would you like a Stone Temple Pilots bundle of vinyl, CDs, & a T-Shirt?

http://stonetemplepilots.com/

 

My super smart brother converted some old cassettes to iTunes files for me.  The high school Chamber Choir cassette that we went to Newfoundland had recorded a cassette of songs.  A Foo Fighters concert I recorded from the radio in 2000, & he tried to convert a cassette by Johnny Amore from my high school days.

 

If people are so terrified, they can avoid this tasty treat.  I’m not worried, bring on the Ben & Jerry’s!

https://medium.com/@kevinfolta/ben-and-scarys-or-bogus-news-scoop-8f27979082b5

 

What does Trump have to do to be impeached?  There can’t be much left?  Where there’s smoke, there’s probably fire.  There’s so much smoke at the moment, I can’t believe I haven’t died of smoke inhalation here in Canada?????????????!!!!!

REALLY?!  I MEAN REALLY?!!!!!!!!!!????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I could easily do an entire post about Donald Trump going back on his own previous statements.  I don’t need to though.  Everybody has made up their mind on him, & I’m not going to waste my time or energy on him.  I think ALL of us should consider ourselves as Global Citizens & get rid of these dividing walls!  I’m not surprised by anything Trump does at this point, but I’m always extremely disappointed that he does whatever he wants.

 

Cool version of Aerosmith/Run DMC’s ‘Walk this way’

 

Alter Bridge shared it……

 

Pentatonix shared it & I’ll add another one from the same EP that I’m not sure about.

 

How Foo Fighters’ went about recording the new album “Concrete & Gold”.  To be released September 15th, 2017.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/dave-grohl-on-how-foo-fighters-made-new-lp-with-pop-producer-w494257

 

Every person has a different opinion & I respectfully disagree with the comparison to Disturbed & Five Finger Death Punch.

I’m not in my early 20s anymore.  I have 2 Disturbed albums in the closet behind me.  My brother saw Five Finger Death Punch before cancer, B.C., he burnt copies for me.  I have no clue where they are, & I’m more than happy about that.  They were cool for a week when I was 26 or 27.

Those 2 bands among many others are why I don’t listen to Regina’s “rock” radio station.  I do love Trivium though, they’re too heavy for the “rock” radio station.

 

Hahahaha!!!!

 

My weekend starts now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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With all of the hype about “Prophets of Rage” I got somewhat nostalgic & fell asleep to “Rage Against The Machine” their self titled album.

I exercised to first “Dream Theater” the album “Black Clouds & Silver Linings”

Did my squats to half of this one song, didn’t feel right. I changed it to “Genesis” their double album of greatest hits. Yes, I’m Christian, do I believe in televangelists? Good grief no! I couldn’t find the actual video. I found the intro for you!

I surpassed my goals for exercising today. Yesterday I achieved them. Monday I didn’t, but Tuesday it was “…a whole new world…”

I’ve never had the mind set of ‘Just get it done’. I do know though. No point in putting something off if you’re going to do it eventually?

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I started watching “The Ranch” on Netflix yesterday. I’ve currently watched the first 4 episodes. I like it, it’s funny to me. Danny Masterson & Ashton Kutcher, better known as Hyde & Kelso from That 70s Show, play brothers mid 30 year old brothers who help out their father with his range………..then hilarity “follows”! LANGUAGE!!! IN THE TRAILER!!!! It got bad reviews but I checked it out regardless. That’s why a review from me is only “It’s good or terrible”. Whatever is on here whether I like it or not is for you to check out & see if you like it? I want to know what you’re into as well. Maybe I’ll like it, maybe I wont? It’s all pretty subjective. I don’t follow Canadian politics or vote. If you do that’s fine by me. For me, it’s boring & a waste of my time, if it’s interesting to you, that’s great! I watch a lot of the current campaign in the USA. It’s all that’s on sometimes & Trump has made it a circus, so it’s entertaining at times. I just want to be entertained. My age may be 36, but I have the mindset of a teen.

Tuesday’s Gerber & Gerber episode courtesy the Consequence of Sound

Look at that, another review of the Tremonti album.

http://www.metalmasterkingdom.com/album-reviews-2016/tremonti-dust-album-review

Zach De La Rocha’s, Rage Against The Machine vocalist, reaction to the announcement from “Prophets of Rage”

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-reportedly-proceed-zack-de-la-rocha-blessing/

Those Virginian’s know their metal aka “Lamb of God”

http://www.ocweekly.com/music/lamb-of-gods-randy-blythe-looks-to-the-past-to-write-his-own-future-7219845

Why did “Alice Through The Looking Glass” flop at the box office? Could it be that Jonny Depp & Tim Burton together are becoming more than predictable & repetitive with each movie they do together? That’s my theory.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/where-did-alice-through-the-looking-glass-go-wrong-20160531

June 3rd, 10th, & 17th I’ll be getting a new album each of those days! “Tegan & Sara”, “Kongos, & “Stitched Up Heart”! June looks like a very good month to me!

A little bit of Finger Eleven’s album “Five Crooked Lines” over lunch!!!!

I thought the show was called “America’s Got Talent”? It’s funny but it will get old fast, I think? Unless he changes the act on a regular basis.

New movies & TV shows coming this month on streaming services. Great we don’t have “hulu” in our streaming services?

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/10-best-movies-and-tv-shows-to-stream-in-june-20160601

The best rock songs of 2016 so far according to Loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/best-rock-songs-2016-so-far/

Prophets of Rage played their first live show last night. Here’s a bit of the show. LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/prophets-of-rage-set-defiant-tone-at-explosive-l-a-debut-20160601?page=2

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“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL (4 DAYS)

I fell asleep to first “Auf Der Maur” the entire 12 song self titled album (You may know here as the bass player from ‘Hole’, then ‘Smashing Pumpkins’). Then I fell asleep during “Lamb of God” the album “VII Sturm Und Drang”

Woke up to pee, that’s getting annoying, came back to bed a put on “Linkin Park” the album “Meteora”

I exercised to ”Into Eternity” all 5 albums on shuffle!

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4 days of exercise & I just felt lazy this week, still did a work out everyday, just not as much. I did hit a high point today, ever since Kevin Hart said what he did for exercise on ellen, I figured there’s no reason I can’t do the same……………………….I did 1000 crunches today! If he can do 1000 sit ups a day, I can do 1000 crunches in a day did it hurt? Yes! But did I achieve my goal, today I did! My abs are in very good shape, it’s the 1 ½ inch of fat over top that’s the problem.

Here’s the 4 day total 120 squats, 160 push ups, 80 leg lifts, 1600 crunches.

Spring training ends on Saturday 1 game tonight in Montreal & another tomorrow both are Toronto vs. Boston. The Jays fly to Tampa Bay for the season opener on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays for 4 games. With the offense Toronto has for however long, I expect a minimum of 6 runs/game with a handful of stinkers on occasion & I don’t think 100W-62L is out of the question this year. I can see them trading Edwin Encarnacion at the end of July if they think they can sign José Bautista. Edwin maybe 4 years younger but he swings a bat mostly where as José plays a position & hits home runs. Edwin has back issues from standing on the turf at the Rogers Center/Sky Dome.

Thursday’s episode of Netflix & Chill courtesy of Consequence of Sound!

FYI Season 2 of “Daredevil” is on Netflix only & “The Punisher” character is introduced in the 2nd season. I didn’t see either of these movies so many years ago.

Yep, this song was only available on The Punisher movie’s soundtrack. LANGUAGE!!!!!

21 embarrassments in rock music in the last 30 years. Metallica’s album “St. Anger” ticked off a TON of they’re hardcore fans, if it’s not on this list, it should be. Zero production & zero guitar solos.

http://diffuser.fm/embarrassing-rock-moments/?fblw

It didn’t make the list, this was the lead single or at least one of the singles

Lamb of God tour dates from April 30th-June 11th

http://lamb-of-god.com/tourdates/

Alter Bridge has now started recording guitar tracks for their 5th studio album, photo & caption on Facebook! YAY!

I’m going to watch Batman vs. Superman “………I don’t care what the “critics” say…………”. I’ll decide for myself if it’s good or bad!

Weezer has a new album out today called “The White Album”. I like Weezer, but I’m not a huge fan, I’m a casual fan.

I like the singles really the rest of each album doesn’t do it for me. I went through iTunes & made a Greatest Hits album of their singles from their previous releases.

According to Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, the mocumentary “This is Spinal Tap” is a horror story. I never understand what he says publically?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lars-ulrich-this-is-spinal-tap-is-a-horror-film-20160401

When Kim’s not home my music is turned up to 11!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Movies & TV shows that are happening this month.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/10-best-movies-and-tv-shows-to-stream-in-april-20160401

Video inside the link.

The rumours are true, Guns n’ Roses, kick off their reunion tour tonight in L.A. followed by 20 more dates. Axl should be there roughly 2 hours into the show, if history will repeat itself?

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-confirm-performance-los-angeles-april-1/

Tour dates are listed here……………

http://www.pollstar.com/resultsArtist.aspx?ID=51552&SearchBy=guns%20n%20roses

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-2016-north-american-tour-dates-venues/

He didn’t win American Idol I think he reached number 4? I was really looking forward to his album release, but it just wasn’t for me. Zakk Wylde, Ozzy guitarist, appeared with him on American Idol.

http://loudwire.com/james-durbin-smackdown-exclusive-video-premiere/

I’m assuming this is his 2nd or 3rd album? He was on the show a few years ago, when country music singer Scotty McCreery won.

Alter Bridge news from the studio!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

“Just spoke to Mark and AB now has 3 songs done on guitars. It appears that they are finishing a song a day.” – Michael Tremonti

9 songs you didn’t know Katy Perry wrote

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/9-great-songs-you-didnt-know-katy-perry-wrote-20160401

Yeah, I was into “Avenged Sevenfold” for a few days.

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-share-clip-new-music/

As much as I don’t like the music of whatever band or artist, remember they’ve worked hard to get where they are & they’re doing what they want to do for a living!!!!

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

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

OFFENSIVE MUSIC

Kim threw out her back yesterday? She took some Tylenol when she came home yesterday. She’s home today since she can’t really move. She’s in bed at the moment.

Yes, I grabbed the new “Lamb of God” album last night to listen to while going to sleep. I fell asleep too fast only heard half of the album. I’ll let you know that the firs 5 songs are REALLY good for fans of “As the Palaces Burn”, “Ashes of the Wake”, & “Sacrament”, as for the rest of the album I’ll tell you more next week.

The music I listen to can be very offensive to others, & I get that. That’s why I don’t force my music to be played here on the stereo when Kim is home unless it’s something we both like or if it’s “….my birthday…..”

Rap music is my Kryptonite If it’s not “Beastie Boys” I’m out! Yes I like Bicardi rum!

For me most country music & rap music aren’t for me, slightly offensive. I don’t go to football games for the music. I say just play country music & 75% of the crowd will love it. Yes, more country music, I can tolerate it, it won’t make my ears bleed……………..much.

I forgot, I fell on Thursday doing my yoga. Not the first time & likely not the last.

Can we talk about wussy baseball players for a second? Good, thank you! There was a day game in Oakland yesterday. Blue Jays SS (Short Stop) had a ball thrown from the outfield. It bounced twice. Once on the ground, & once on the base runners back into Jose Reyes’ teeth, he left the game. Why?How many times have I blocked a ground ball with my chest, have a ball hit my head while at bat with a batting helmet on, etc. Just suck it up & maybe EARN the multi million dollar pay check to play a game? I’ve taken a baseball to the mouth before, no blood, stay in the game. I’ve left a game twice with an injury. Stretched tendons in my knee after colliding with a 1B player, & running flat out into foul ground to catch a pop up then two steps later running into a chain link fence, bending the top about a foot while getting a bruise, winded, & possibly some cracked ribs? If you’re being paid millions of dollars to play a game, suck it up & get on the playing surface Especially baseball, a baseball won’t hurt you unless you let it! Play the ball, don’t let the ball play you. I’m pretty sure one of my coaches said that.

Mumford & Sons music video

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mumford-sons-saddle-up-in-rousing-ditmas-video-20150723

Halestorm atop mainstream rock

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/6641749/halestorm-ties-record-mainstream-rock-songs

Teenage Time Killers’ album lineup!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/dave-grohl-pat-smear-nick-oliveri-supergroup-teenage-time-killers-stream-debut-album-listen/

Out Friday, July 31st

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/greatest-hits-vol.-1/id987153266

The link says it all. Not a big deal to me,since I’m not that into them.

http://loudwire.com/who-should-be-avenged-sevenfold-next-drummer/

25 year anniversary of Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell” album. LANGUAGE!!! One F-Bomb

http://loudwire.com/panteras-cowboys-from-hell-musicians-celebrate-25th-anniversary/

Jimmy Fallon’s Madison Square Garden experience with U2

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/fallon-explains-hilarious-u2-stage-cameo-it-almost-didnt-happen-20150724

New Prince album announced!! How did I become a fan of Prince? I couldn’t tell you?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/prince-announces-the-hit-run-album/

Paramore’s Hayley Williams gets an award. I’m old, I knew 2 groups out of 6, & only her name.

Hulk Hogan fired by WWE. I haven’t watched any type of wrestling in decades. I did practice with the wrestling team early on in high school though.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/hulk-hogan-fired-by-wwe-over-racial-tirade-20150724

Why would he want to play the roll of almost every Star Wars fan’s most unliked character?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/michael-jackson-wanted-to-play-jar-jar-binks-in-star-wars-20150724

Disturbed are still kickin’ around

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-lyric-video-immortalized-title-track/

Bono launches his own brand on sunglasses

http://www.nme.com/news/u2/87111?utm_campaign=nme-july-24-24-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Neil Young thinks he can change the world by taking on Monsanto

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/monsanto-fires-back-at-neil-young-over-new-documentary-20150724

I guess his “free world” doesn’t allow him to grow any of his food? I’m pro GMO, I’m cool if you aren’t ONLY IF you grow you grow your fruit & vegetables in your garden, if not, you do a scientific study & prove that 60% are wrong.

Watch the results from the audience after the debate , 32% pro, 30% against & 38% undecided before the debate, between scientists. After the debate 60% pro, 31% against, 9% undecided. I don’t vote, so I can’t complain, until you’re growing your food in your garden the way you want, what gives you the right to complain? It’s hard to argue with 1000s of scientific studies that result in favour of using GMOs. I guess the scientists keep getting it wrong?

Layne Staley, Alice in Chains, was offered the singing duties for “Audioslave” before he passed away from a heroin over dose. Chris Cornell, Soundgarden, got the job.

http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-layne-staley-audioslave/

How “The Yardbirds” revolutionized rock.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/how-the-yardbirds-revolutionized-rock-live-on-the-bbc-20150724

Wolf Gang Van Halen article/interview about studio work with Mark Tremonti

http://www.bassguitarmagazine.com/interviews/studio-talk-wolfgang-van-halen/

Weezer spoof Tinder in new video

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-weezer-explore-tinder-like-app-in-goofy-go-away-video-20150724

Stream the new “Finger Eleven” album

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/premiere-album-stream-finger-eleven-five-crooked-lines

Coheed & Cambria’s house renters turn home in to an illegal grow op

http://loudwire.com/coheed-and-cambria-frontman-renters-turned-house-into-an-illegal-pot-farm/

Radiohead did different stuff no one really thought of with guitar. Somebody else will pop up & possibly do something different too?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/billy-corgan-says-radiohead-is-the-last-band-that-really-did-anything-new-with-the-guitar/

New Janet Jackson video

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-janet-jackson-burn-midnight-oil-in-no-sleeep-video-20150724

Five Finger Death Punch? Not for me thanks.

http://loudwire.com/five-finger-death-punch-sept-4-release-got-your-six-new-song-hell-to-pay/

LANGUAGE!!!

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Songs I like. “Melissa Auf Der Maur” the red headed bass player for Hole then The Smashing Pumpkins. She released 2 solo albums, one of them you will not find.

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“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris

MELISSA AUF DER MAUR

Thursday, May 29th 2014

 

Bass player for Hole, Smashing Pumpkins, Black Sabbath tribute band and finally 2 albums under the name AUF DER MAUR. Lead singer and bass player. Yep, she’s from Montreal, Quebec, a Canadian who’s done very well! I wasn’t a fan of “Hole” and I was a very casual fan of “Smashing Pumpkins”. The second Mitch and I saw this video on Much Music I had this immediate reaction “I NEED THIS……NOW!” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4LObO91WTA

 

This is from the same album https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOhCGJ9IKRk From the album “Auf Der Maur” released in 2004.

 

These following songs are from the albun “Out of Our Minds” released in 2010

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie1fZCY8iKY

 

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

 

I got the opportunity to see her live. The show was opener “Limblifter”, “Auf Der Maur” and headliner “Matthew Good” in the now gone bar The Distrikt. It was fairly empty for “Limblifter” but steadily filled up like most concerts do.

 

Complaining won’t solve anything. If you want something done your way, just do it yourself!”

 

“Don’t try to please everyone, it CAN’T happen”

 

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bully http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1682181/?ref_=nv_sr_2

Bye,

“Hubby Boo Boo” aka “Butthead” aka Christopher

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