HAPPY 4TH OF JULY TO THE AMERICANS/OUR NEIGHBOURS TO THE SOUTH

And happy “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens”. I wish I was joking, but I’m not. It should be on whatever science fiction channel you have on July 31st?

I fell asleep to“Pentatonix” their self titled debut album of original material. They have 3 previous shorter albums of cover songs.

I exercised to “Bad Religion” about 20 of 22 songs from the album “All Ages”, then about 5 songs from the album “Under the Table & Dreaming” by the “Dave Matthews Band”, then 2 songs from “Dire Straits” the album “Love Over Gold”

I procrastinated a bit by listening to “Foo Fighters” album “Sonic Highways”

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Remember most of this is just about me bombing around in a wheelchair, currently t the age of 36, I had stage 4 brain cancer at the age of 28 & I’ve been in a wheelchair since Tuesday, February 5th 2008, & I listen to a pile of music & I have played baseball from the age of 4-17 then I quit because my arm said I had to! Stupid arm!

I know there are people out there that have a much larger music collection than I do. I backed up my iTunes files the other day & I currently own 1180 albums on my iTunes + roughly 300/600 CDs I have yet to put on iTunes.

The majority of info on here is mostly stuff I’m interested in, there’s a lot more info out there that I’m not necessarily interested in. I urge you to look for info you’re interested in &/or let me know what you’d like to see here more & if there’s an artist or group I should know about? Feedback is always welcome!

The rest of our Sunday consisted with butternut squash soup for supper, along with Kim & I watching recorded “Shark Week” shows on our PVR. I think we have 2 or 3 to go still?

Upcoming bands we need to know about? I think I’ve shared this before as well? Sorry if I have?

http://loudwire.com/10-up-and-coming-bands-you-need-to-hear-in-2016/

Yep, I’m pretty sure I’ve seen this before & there wasn’t anything that “caught my eye” or ears

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best Dave Grohl drumming moments 1985-2015

Dave Grohl released the album “Foo Fighters” 21 years ago today in 1995. He recorded the album by himself on every song, one portion of a guitar part was recorded by someone else.

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-self-titled-album-anniversary/

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/foo-fighters-19951005 Both articles are quite interesting!

Easily my favourite song on this album!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Below……

I hope this “Alter Bridge” recently signing with a new record company, “Napalm Records”, doesn’t delay the already recorded 5th studio album?

Ah, well played Soundgarden…..

Third Ion song stream inside the link

http://bravewords.com/exclusives/audios/player

Health or job. Which would you pick? It would be a no brainer for me, HEALTH! Melissa McCarthy!

http://www.eonline-news.com/ca/melissa-mccarthy/3/special.php?voluumdata=BASE64dmlkLi4wMDAwMDAwMi1mZjliLTQ1MGQtODAwMC0wMDAwMDAwMDAwMDBfX3ZwaWQuLjFmZmUxMDAwLTQyMTEtMTFlNi04MzNiLWFjYTFiYzMzMWMwZl9fY2FpZC4uMDg2OThhMTMtYzhiZi00ZWRhLThlNGYtYjBjYWEzMzYxMDU5X19ydC4uUl9fbGlkLi44ODA1YmU2NS05ZjJiLTQ0NDQtYWFjZS0zZDNjYTRjNmRjYTBfX29pZDEuLjRjMzYwNTAzLWViOWQtNGI1MC04YjA2LThkZTM2YjMwMjhkYl9fb2lkMi4uMGVmOGQ0Y2ItNjBhNS00NTMwLTk3OTUtNTczODUyYjQ5Yjg0X19yZC4uZGlzcXVzYWRzXC5cY29tX19haWQuLl9fYWIuLl9fc2lkLi4

Oh my” That’s a long link!

Todd Bryanton on drums! The 2nd drummer in our band “Chemical Horizon” & the 1st drummer of “Room 333” when I got sick. Very talented guy!

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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

 

 

I’M A ROYAL TREAT TO HAVE AS A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER

Yes, pun intended. I’m a DQ royal treat as a friend or family member!

I called Kim at work yesterday since I made my lunch of cheese, chicken, sun dried tomatoes, & hot sauce in a wrap. I told her we were almost out of grated cheese, then we chatted about other stuff. I called her back immediately to remind her that the phone call was “All about dat cheese, ’bout dat cheese, no chicken. All about dat cheese, ’bout dat cheese, no chicken, etc.” I’m a delight to live with! See Rachel Gianoli you’re not the only one when we get paired up for Crokinole. Rachel’s “All about dat post, ’bout dat post, no 20. etc.”

OK Apple, iTunes that’s enough! I wanted something done my way, so I did it. All of our iTunes files are perfect on our 2 computers, my iPod, Kim’s iPhone, & iPad. The problem is now Apple’s or iTunes problem. I bought the recently released “Silverball” album by Barenaked Ladies on iTunes, it works fine on every device but our TV/home stereo. Our TV doesn’t even recognize that we own it? I go into Barenaked Ladies & I see 9 or 10 albums in alphabetical order, at the end I see “Rock Spectacle” then “Stunt”? “Silverball” should be in between those albums. SURPRISE! It’s not there! I pre-ordered “Highly Suspect’s” debut album & got 5 songs with my pre-order. 3/5 songs I received are grayed out on the TV. I can get 2 of them to work on our TV. Are those the only songs that will work on our TV when the album is released on Friday? All of this ballyhoo started with the launch of Apple Music Radio on Tuesday, June 30th which I hear is also not so great. There is no way I’ll pay $9.99/month for a crappy radio station subscription. We have a hot deal for Serious XM at the moment for under $10/month we get it. When that sale is done, so is our subscription to Serious XM. I’ve done all I can on my end, now Apple has the ball in their court.

Why is everything a competition now? 10 best Pearl Jam songs. I can’t even pick my top 4 ALBUMS, forget 1 best song?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/readers-poll-the-10-best-pearl-jam-deep-cuts-20150715

Does this mean “Staind” is done?

http://loudwire.com/aaron-lewis-no-staind-for-a-while/

I don’t know much about “Staind” they’re not a group I’m invested in.

Big Wreck shares it on Facebook, here it is…..

Stephen Colbert debate about Pluto

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-stephen-colbert-and-neil-degrasse-tysons-pluto-debate-20150715

Tool’s “Sober” by kids. Better than I could ever do. Maynard has a really GREAT voice!

http://loudwire.com/kids-amazing-cover-tool-sober/

Lars Ulrich just confuses me. Remember he was the guy that filed a lawsuit against Napster.

http://loudwire.com/metallica-lars-ulrich-music-streaming-debate/

The only Metallica album I like.

Yes, I complain about the heat but this is way over the edge! LOTS OF LANGUAGE!!!! IF THEY WERE TO CENSOR THE LANGUAGE, THIS WOULD BE 90% BEEEEEEEEP!

^^Do I need to have a chat with Moses?

“Gorillaz” are coming back, Damon Albarn is back & it sounds as though “Blur” is or has made a “come back”? I wasn’t a fan in the ’90s & I likely won’t be a fan now. All of these include Damon Albarn on lead vocals.

http://www.nme.com/news/gorillaz/86912?utm_campaign=nme-july-16-16-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

More & more artists coming out against streaming music sites, name drop, Neil Young!

http://www.nme.com/news/neil-young/86913?utm_campaign=nme-july-16-16-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

“Suicide Squad” & “Batman vs. Superman” cast pose for photo together

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/-suicide-squad-and-batman-v-superman-casts-assembl/383266?utm_campaign=nme-july-16-16-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Iron Maiden beer!!!!????? AWESOME!!!!! Guess what I fell asleep to, listening to my iPod last night?

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-introduce-supercharged-trooper-666-beer/

Remember the interview with Hanson & their beer “Mmm Hop”

^^You’re welcome!!! That just happened & now it’s stuck in your head!

There are way to many sub genres for metal music. Power, speed, thrash, black, death, nu, etc. For me I hate putting sub genres labels on music. There’s good or bad music. Metal, Rock, Country, Rap, R & B, & Pop. It’s either good or bad to each individual & will differ to each person. Example “Slayer” I need & have one album. After 90% of that album has played, for me personally it get’s old & repetitive. I have what is likely their most successful album “Reign in Blood” not “Raining Men”.

Queens of the Stone Age albums ranked worst to first. I’d have to agree with the worst choice. Their favourite I would have to make my 2nd favourite my favourite would be “…like Clockwork” Dave Grohl played drums in the studio on both of those albums.

http://diffuser.fm/worst-to-first-every-queens-of-the-stone-age-album-ranked/

I love this album! Elton John played on it as well! Very slow melodic piano only songs to this song (about as heavy as they get on this album).

There is currently no way I can get on the bandwagon for “Gorillaz”

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/gorillaz-to-record-new-album-in-september-for-planned-2016-release/

If a fan is acting like a moron & ruining the concert for others and security isn’t taking care of the problem, I think if whoever is onstage sees the fan doing it, has every right to kick them out.

http://loudwire.com/glenn-danzig-headlock/

Why is Myles Kennedy or Alter Bridge not a household name. Myles has an incredible voice! You don’t need to like him but you should at least know who he is.

Backing vocals on this tune below….

His former band that opened for The Watchmen & headliner Big Wreck back in the day, ’99 or 2000?

Alter Bridge’s first single off of their 1st of 4 albums. Song was all over the radio in Regina radio in 2004.

In his free time, when he’s not singing for Slash or Alter Bridge, he’s been working on a solo album the last 4 years! Alter Bridge’s 1st single off of their 4th album. Myles is currently on tour with Slash.

I’m not a fan of “3 Doors Down”, but this is right on point. Treat other concertgoers with respect. I broke my nose at a festival in ’99 in a mosh pit. My nose was pouring blood. Everybody immediately cleared a path for me to security at the front of the stage/guard rail where I was told where the First Aid tent was. I was missing part of Big Wreck’s set! That’s proper concert etiquette. LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!

http://loudwire.com/3-doors-down-brad-arnold-kicks-out-concertgoer/

Chad Smith, Red Hot Chili Pepper drummer & Will Ferrell look a like, crashes Foo Fighters show in New York.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/rhcps-chad-smith-crashed-foo-fighters-gig-in-new-york-city-watch/

LANGUAGE BELOW!!! More links inside the link above.

I couldn’t care less about Motley Crue’s music, their book “The Dirt” is a REALLY good read! I couldn’t put it down, I finished reading it in 2 days & I’m a slow reader!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/nikki-sixx-plots-post-motley-crue-life-with-sixxam-albums-tour-20150716

Linkin Park’s heroes

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-praise-metallica-paul-mccartney-rick-rubin/?trackback=tsmclipCheckout

I never heard the soundtrack to “Fault in our Stars” but it was a good movie.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/paper-towns-soundtrack-music_559e8745e4b05b1d028fc10a?ncid=dynaldusaolp00000250

We’ve got Melissa McCarthey & now Amy Schumer AWESOME!!!!

HORNY & SCARRED? NAKED & AFRAID?

Jimmy gets a SIC BURN from Amy Schumer on the Tonight Show!

Is LeBron James funny? YES!

OK, Jack White stated late last year that he “can’t afford to tour”, 50 Cent filled for bankruptcy on Monday, yet nobody has changed a thing……WHY? Jack White sold the most vinyl albums in North America last year out of 8 million sold in total! I don’t know the price of a vinyl album? I think I’ve bought one in my 35+ years. I blame digital music at a low if not free price. I love the idea of iTunes. I was sitting on my butt in front of the computer last night, & I thought “Hey, I should check out this album on iTunes”. I did, I liked it & bought it after a preview. Within 3 minutes I thought of an album previewed it & bought it for $6.99. Didn’t leave the house to go to a store & buy it over the course of 45 minutes. My only problem with digital music is, where does the money go?

Remember the ’80s & ’90s? Why did those groups rise to fame & live in mansions while today’s artists are just getting by & don’t get to have that type of lifestyle? I want to own the music I listen to & I do own it through iTunes. There needs to be a change in the dispersal of the money. Apple could survive on $0.50/download, artists management/label could survive on $1.00/download & the artist could get $0-$9/ per album download or $0-$1.00 per song download. But then people would have to pay for music “OH, SNAP!! I CANT AFFORD THAT!”! Really I bought CDs for the average price of $25.00 per CD. Roughly 600 of them. Paying for a product won’t kill you, you just may have to slow done on your music purchases?

I took a TON of stuff for granted, walking, living in a first world country, having clean water & food at my disposal. Most of us never think about those things, me included. It’s just a case of “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” I’m not complaining, I’m alive, I live with my best friend and a cute dog, I have 4 walls around me & clean water. As long as I have those essentials, I can’t complain!

Emmy nominations for Foo Fighters doc & Kurt Cobain bio pic.

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-series-kurt-cobain-documentary-2015-emmy-nominations/

Mark Morton, Lamb of God guitar player, article on the songwriting process. Album out next Friday!

http://www.songwritersonprocess.com/blog/2014/09/04/mark-morton-lamb-of-god

My brother will be interested in this. He has a thing for Jasmin in the cartoon version. I’m all about “The Little Mermaid”

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/disney-plans-live-action-aladdin-prequel-genies-20150716

Sounds like the “Tidal” streaming music service seems to be doing great…………….NOT!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/cash-money-sues-tidal-over-lil-waynes-fwa-album-20150716

Songs I like. “Lionize” only the album “Jetpack Soundtrack”. Last I checked they had 4 albums on iTunes. They all sounded quite different to me, but this is “the one……” I bought.

LANGUAGE!!!

I like both of these movie series except “Star Wars Episode 1” with WAY too much Jar Jar Binks!

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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