EXERCISE TOTAL & A BIT OF REBUTTAL

A 4 day week for me.  150 triceps pushups (I was messing with the numbers this week), 400 crunches, 400 leg lifts, 400 pushups, & 160 back flexes.  Starting Monday, December 4th I’m going to take it down a bit until January 2nd.  Triceps, leg lifts, & pushups.  Crunches & back flexes will come back into the fold on January 2nd.

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I fell asleep to “Neil Young” a greatest hits album, followed by “Prince” the album “1999”

 

When I was released from therapy, I felt a sense of entitlement, “Yay I beat cancer.  Look at me!!!!”  I didn’t realize it then, but I already got the greatest thing ever, a second chance at life & make it better.  Instead I acted terribly, even before I was released & all of my therapy session were done.  Luckily everyone stuck around despite my behavior, since they know that’s nowhere close to what I was like before cancer.  THANK YOU!!!!

In one of the more recent postings I said something like “Hope for the best.  Prepare for the worst.”  You can only do that in certain circumstances.  You can’t spend your entire life looking over your shoulder looking for something bad to happen.  Unless you know something bad is coming just enjoy what you have & look forward to whatever good the future has for you!

 

On Jimmy Kimmel, multiple celebrities sing an original holiday song.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-bono-diddy-bryan-cranston-sing-were-going-to-hell-on-kimmel-w512802

 

Slash sold his house for $8,700,000 to a rap artist.

http://loudwire.com/slash-sells-beverly-hills-mansion-big-sean-8-7-million/

 

The grumpy old baseball analyst for the Toronto Blue Jays, Gregg Zaun, has been fired for inappropriate conduct towards female co-workers.  He had it coming.  If anyone told him he was wrong, he’d get angry & share his displeasure on air.  I never made it anywhere close to any type of professional team, maybe that’s why I disagreed with 99% of what he’d say?

https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/newsalert-greg-zaun-fired-sportsnet-235650945.html

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/sportsnet-terminates-zaun-allegations-inappropriate-behaviour/

 

Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé duet.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-ed-sheeran-beyonce-duet-on-perfect-remix-w513013

 

Taylor Swift’s new album will be added to streaming services soon if you want it.  All I’ve heard is the single, & that was enough for me.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/taylor-swifts-reputation-headed-to-streaming-services-w513014

 

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I fell asleep to “Neil Young” his “Greatest Hits”

I exercised to “Tremonti” the album “Dust”

 

500 leg lifts, 200 pushups, planking, yoga, & 100 back flexes this past week.

That’s 100 leg lifts, 40 pushups, 20 back flexes, planking, & yoga 5 days a week.  First thing I do when I leave the bedroom, then breakfast & a shower.

On Thursday the planking & yoga did not happen.  I wasn’t able to have a nap on Wednesday when I woke up at 4:00 am tossed & turned until 5:00 am then got up.  I was over tired.  I slept in on Thursday, woke up & stayed in bed until 10:00 am.  I was very tired still & just said no to the planking & yoga.

As much as I don’t consider myself as physically handicapped, I’m reminded that I am physically handicapped every day.  “Wait, I have to get into my wheelchair to do anything” is my first thought every day.  I’m lucky though.  I can stand as long as I can hold onto something & put away dishes in the upper cupboards, I can go to the washroom as long as there is a handicap stall, my voice is getting better, it’s not great but it has definitely improved.  I do practice my guitar once a day for about ½ an hour.  I’ll likely never drive again, no biggie!  I don’t want cancer to define me even though it will be a part of my life, likely, until I die many years down the road.

The best part about having had cancer is that I don’t fear death like I used to.  I don’t welcome it, but I don’t fear it.  Now I’m “Satisfied” with my exercise, for a bit anyways.

 

Thursday evening at the moment.  To say I’m in a bad mood would be a HUGE understatement.  We lived in our first house built in 1955, new mid-efficiency furnace.  The pilot light went out once.  We moved to this condo on December 18th 2013.  Brand new place, we were one of the first 6 suites to move in.  The hallway is always cold!  Our suite is another story, we’re calling, again, for the A/C to be fixed.  It was +35 Celcius today, it’s 7:10 pm & it’s +26 degrees Celcius in here.  This will be the 7th time we’ve had to call about the A/C for our suite.  If you’re cold in the winter, come on over it’s probably beach weather here.

(+26 Celcius = 78.8 Fahrenheit, +35 Celcius = 96 Fahrenheit)

I can’t turn on the A/C in the winter & I’m not allowed to put tinfoil on the windows.  It has to be +15 Celcius outside for me to turn on the A/C. When it’s almost +30 Celcius inside, I don’t care what the temperature is outside.  Yes, we face south and get the sun all day every day.  I loathe the heat.  Why am I sweating at this time of day sitting on the couch watching TV?  This is likely the 7th time we’ve called in 4 years.  That’s likely an under estimated guess.

Well look at that, Kim woke me up before she left for work & had the A/C on.  The plumber came to look at it anyways & will come back next week to check on it.

 

If you’re here strictly for the cancer news, that’s all I have for you today.

 

Let me get this straight, & I’m not defending Kathy Griffin in any way.  She posts a photo of Donald Trump’s severed head & we all know it’s fake.  Trump says “She should be ashamed”, true, that was in very poor taste.  HBO airs a TV series, Game of Thrones, full of rape & multiple severed heads of kings.  Sure HBO tells you it’s full of R-Rated stuff, so they’re OK.  Did any political debate have a warning if Trump was involved in the debates last year?  I didn’t watch them all, but the ones I watched had no warnings?  Would anybody want to have their kid looking up to the current president as an idol?  For me they’re both wrong for what they’ve done.  It’s out there now.

I’m assuming the link below will not work by the time I post this.  All I can say about the situation is, Trump blurted things out on the campaign debates.  Kathy Griffin had time to think about what she was doing, it was pre-meditated.

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/kathy-griffin-apologizes-for-graphic-anti-trump-photo-shoot-w485108

 

I hear racism is very common in sports between fans & athletes still.  WHY?

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/lebron-james-home-hit-with-racist-graffiti-w485083

 

18 years ago on May 31st In Flames released the album ‘Colony’!  I didn’t get into them until I saw them live in Saskatoon 11 years ago, yes I’ve got all of their albums & DVDs now.

 

Members of ‘Sevendust’, ‘Alter Bridge’, & ‘Tremonti’ gather to create the band ‘Projected’.  I guess they have some albums out on iTunes one from 2011 & 2012, as well as a single from 2011 & 2014.

 

Don’t most people of my generation miss Chris Cornell?  My favourite album from them is easily “Badmotorfinger”.  Thanks Corey McDonald!

 

‘Tool’ play “Eulogy” live for the first time in 16 years.  Is that when the last album was released?………………………………………………………………………..OH, that was in 2006.

http://loudwire.com/tool-perform-eulogy-first-time-16-years-maynard-james-keenan-message-to-snowflakes/

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

 

HOLY COW!!!!!!!!!  NEW FOO FIGHTERS SONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Video directed by Dave Grohl

 

Every born child deserves a chance to live a full life!!!!!!!

https://www.gofundme.com/3v3o5ew

 

Jeff Ament, Pearl Jam bassist, can say this since Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam singer & songwriter, is from California!

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-jeff-ament-chris-cornell-greatest-songwriter-seattle/

 

The Blue Jays were thinking about trying to get this guy in the offseason.  Like the Baltimore Orioles fans don’t want/like José Bautista, I don’t want/like Bryce Harper & to get him would cost WAY TOO MUCH!  Like $30,000,000 a year too much!

Revenge for something that happened 2.5 years ago!  Good grief!  GET OVER IT!!!!!!!!!! 

 

It’s a very short description behind each song on this Beatles album known as Sgt. Pepper’s

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/the-beatles-sgt-peppers-the-story-behind-every-song-w485196

 

Long article with the director of “Wonder Woman”

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/features/wonder-woman-director-we-need-a-new-kind-of-hero-w485183

http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/ex42pgCD-necgKPaX

 

New song from the upcoming Stone Sour album out on June 30th

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

 

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I fell asleep to “Diemonds” the third album “Never Wanna Die”, then “The Damned Things”

I exercised/stretched to “Big Wreck” the album “In loving memory of”

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Remember that old mantra we learned as kids “Sticks & stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”  Totally wrong!  A broken bone will heal in time, when you speak to someone you have to pay attention as to what you’re saying to someone new, or what might really offend a family member or friend.  “The pen is mightier than the sword!”  Still not true but much closer to reality.  A person might take words poorly, intended or not intended.  If it just comes out by mistake, you’re hooped, better start apologizing ASAP.  Hopefully the individual can let go of what was said.  Fortunately, I have great friends & family, who have forgiven me for things I said in 2011 & 2012.

 

Pantera was very tight as a band!

http://loudwire.com/philip-anselmo-pantera-still-tightest-band-ive-ever-played-with/

 

Flashback Neil Young & REM play “Ambulance Blues” together in 1998

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-neil-young-rem-play-ambulance-blues-in-1998-w462700

 

Oh, the wall is real.  He signed off on it being built on Wednesday.

 

The best metal album of every year since 1970.

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-album-each-year-since-1970/

 

Apple is suing an individual for using their music from one of Apple’s commercials?  Does that sound incredibly hypocritical to anyone else?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/apple-sued-over-sample-from-jamie-xx-song-used-in-iphone-ad-w462881

 

Wait for at least a month of Big Wreck talk after February 3rd.  New album is released that day & that may last for quite a while.  Probably March 3rd when the new Ed Sheeran is released.

 

Ed Sheeran announces UK tour dates

http://www.nme.com/news/music/ed-sheeran-announces-uk-and-ireland-tour-dates-1960430?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-26-jan-26-01-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Is “Aerosmith” done?

http://www.nme.com/news/music/aerosmith-final-tour-band-split-new-album-interview-1959845?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-26-jan-26-01-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

A reissue of the “Singles” soundtrack with “grunge” era rarities.  Oddly enough I’ve never seen this movie, rental on iTunes I guess.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/singles-soundtrack-reissue-to-contain-grunge-era-rarities-w462468

 

Royal Blood covers The Police’s Roxanne

 

Mastodon fans!!

http://loudwire.com/mastodon-new-song-snippet/

http://eos360.mastodonrocks.com/

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 

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WEEKEND UPDATE

This is me during my day, followed by music info because I want the music info as well.  If you don’t want to read it, don’t feel as though you have to, it won’t hurt my feelings.  You can read the cancer stuff, the pop culture stuff or not read it at all, it’s totally your choice & whatever you choose is just fine by me.  So don’t feel pressured to read this.

 

What did we do this weekend?  NOTHING AT ALL!  I don’t like sitting at home on a Friday or Saturday night but nobody we talked to wanted to play.  My mind says I’m 25 my body is more realistic at 36!  I did go to the Saskatchewan Roughrider game with my dad on Sunday.  I don’t have a handicap seat.  My father pushes my chair up 2 ramps, I go up 10 or 12 steps & our seats are right in front of us, seats 1 & 2.  Next year, in the new stadium should be even better.  About 2 steps from the main level.  The first level is built into the ground, & we’re in the top row seats 1, 2, & 3.  My mother can’t get to where our seats are at the moment so she has sold her ticket to the people beside us but has kept it in her name.  They’ve chosen to sit closer to field level in the new stadium.  Our seats should be easier for my mother to get to, so she’ll be with us!

 

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Nikki Sixx’ advice to his younger self.  Former bassist & founder of Motley Crew & now bassist of Sixx AM.

http://loudwire.com/nikki-sixx-advice-younger-self-try-not-snort-colombia/

 

Clutch vocalist, Neil Fallon, shares his top 10 influential albums

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-09-15/10-albums-that-changed-my-life-clutch-neil-fallon-black-sabbath-king-crimson-public-enemy

 

Don’t get me wrong!  I enjoy other stuff also Harry Connick jr., Norah Jones, Nat King Cole, Classical music in general, etc.  It’s very subjective.  A good song is a good song.  My habits just lean towards the rock & metal side of things.

Foo Fighters with Norah Jones

I do like one Metallica album.  The one with the SFSO

 

The song from “Temple of the Dog” that you haven’t heard.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-lost-temple-of-the-dog-song-angel-of-fire-w440313

http://vevo.ly/RrxUcm

 

Monday “In Flames” will be releasing a video, tour & hopefully a preorder date?

 

I like Neil Young’s music but he has become a crusty old man & I’m getting crusty too.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-protests-dakota-pipeline-with-indian-givers-w440373

It’s 2016, I don’t think a protest song works anymore.  If it was a country song billions of people would hear it.

 

21 years ago Guns n’ Roses released the 2 “Use Your Illusion” albums

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-use-your-illusion-i-ii-album-anniversary/

 

Metallica albums ranked worst to first

http://loudwire.com/metallica-albums-ranked/?fb17

 

New drummer for “In Flames”

Yeah, we’ll put it on http://www.youtube.com but don’t share it/promote it?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxglQezGoX0&feature=youtu.be

 

Finger Eleven shared their new video…..

 

How cars are changing now in the digital age.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/car-stereos-new-golden-age-see-latest-high-powered-models-w440217

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers albums ranked

https://www.facebook.com/LoudWire/?notif_t=notify_me_page&notif_id=1474020081460338

I’m not a huge fan of them.  I own 4 CDs “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic” which I never listen to, “By The Way”, “Californication”, those 2 I listen to occasionally, & the double album “Stadium Arcadium”  I listened to it once or twice & it’s been in hiding ever since I bought it.

LANGUAGE!!!!   Yes, I’ve sang this.  Not my style at all!  I prefer listening to this!

 

I’ll take “The Pretty Reckless” just for the song.  Full album out on October 21st.  The song by “Kaleo” is pretty good, I’ve just never heard of them before, sounds really good though.

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-vs-kaleo-cage-match/

Kaleo has 4 or 5 albums, EPs, & singles available.  Similar to Jack Johnson, just slightly heavier?  Gritty?  Nowhere near hard rock or metal.

 

Godsmack news.

http://loudwire.com/sully-erna-turn-it-up-song-with-father-godsmack-update/

“It’s on www.youtube.com but how dare you embed the link to promote it!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixM2dKALvCg

 

Yes, I have “The Agonist” on preorder as well, I forgot to mention that before?  Here’s a review of the new album.

http://www.metal-discovery.com/CD/cd_review_theagonist_five.htm

 

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ALMOST GOT TO MY DAILY TOTAL TODAY/BREWSTER ENTERTAINS ME.

I fell asleep to “Oasis” the album “Definitely Maybe” woke up to pee at 4:00 am, crawled back into bed & listened to “Oasis” the album “Be Here Now”

Emptied the dishwasher & made breakfast to “Candlebox” the album “Disappearing in Airports” then put on “Coldplay” the album “A Head Full of Dreams”

I exercised to “Trivium” all albums on shuffle other than “The Crusade”, just the instrumental song “The Crusade”.

They’ve got 6 other full length studio albums I like & own. 4 actual CDs & 2 from iTunes. I own the CD “The Crusade” but I’m not a fan of that album.

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I was close to getting through my regular daily exercise. I should get there by Thursday or Friday?

Our dog, Brewster, is hilarious! All 12 ½ pounds of him make me laugh out loud anytime I see him doing something odd! Late last week or maybe on the weekend I could tell he was dreaming. We were in bed, Brewster sleeps with us, I had my noise canceling ear buds in yet I could hear him? He was asleep but he was barking at almost full volume for a minute. Usually it’s 10-20 seconds of quiet barking. Whatever he was dreaming about he wanted it bad! He didn’t even wake up when I was busting my gut out loud.

The next day he was sleeping in his dog bed, barking. Just his normal dream bark, but I laughed. I always think he’s dreaming about squirrels. “I’m gonna get you squirrel” at least that’s what I like to think when flopped out on his side barking & twitching his legs!

I love it when he tries to “fix” his bed. All curled up in a circle in his dog bed, then you hear & see him barking & twitching all 4 legs to get it as perfect as he can. For the first time yesterday I saw him pushing his bed with his head across the living room. I chuckled out loud again! He’s my main source of entertainment!

AWESOME! Another Canadian band going on tour & skipping right passed Saskatchewan & Manitoba! Sad! A typical Canadian tour is Montreal, Toronto, & Vancouver (some times Calgary & Edmonton). I’ll go to Calgary or Edmonton if it’s someone I really want to see, the other locations are a 2 day drive. Montreal is even further. Will I be seeing this tour? No! If they were coming to Regina I would. Saskatoon is 2.5 hours away but I’ve made that drive too many times since 1996 to see I Mother Earth. It’s a really long/boring drive. It certainly doesn’t feel like 2.5 hours, more like 8 hours!

http://loudwire.com/sum-41-reveal-dates-fall-2016-dont-call-it-a-sum-back-tour/

Big Wreck shared it…..

Movie inconsistencies

http://stars.topix.com/slideshow/17467?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=17467&utm_term=SH0OSJHT6V9L5FV7

Trivium shared it…..

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

Twisted Sister singer, Dee Snider, is a grandfather

http://loudwire.com/dee-snider-granddaughter-born-los-angeles-freeway/

What does guitarist, Brian May, from Queen think of Foo Fighters?

LIVE, LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GMOs from a farmer’s mouth. BOOM DROP THE MIC! There has been thousands of scientific studies, & farmers, most of them I assume use GMO seeds. As for taste, that’s pretty subjective. I like seafood, Kim doesn’t. I don’t like potatoes, Kim does.

http://findourcommonground.com/food-facts/gmo-foods/

Do what you want. I’m trusting science & a farmer, not Neil Young or a healthy 14 year old. The last www.youtube.com link is long if you like skip to 1 hour & 36 minutes for the results of the debate if you like. If you’re growing your own food are you sure the seeds aren’t already modified? I’ve heard, I’m not positive on this, that none GMO seeds aren’t easily available to the general public? Like I said this is what I will do. You don’t have to do the same. Do what you feel is best for you.

Opeth has another studio report. Dream Theater songs are long, but Opeth’s songs can be even longer! You really do have to set aside a free hour to listen to an Opeth album & it’s not tap your feet music!

Announcement from The Pretty Reckless. “Our new album, Who You Selling For, is available October 21.

Headlining Tour starts October 20. Ticket info at http://theprettyreckless.com/

A news article with American tour dates.

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-new-album-title-release-date-fall-2016-tour-dates/

 

Zakk Wylde recalls Ozzy’s vocal coach!

http://loudwire.com/zakk-wylde-ozzy-osbourne-singing-coach-loudwire-podcast-preview/

 

Musical hat trick. Musicians in 3 successful bands.

http://loudwire.com/10-rockers-who-pulled-off-a-hat-trick/

Yes that’s John Paul Jones on bass, Led Zeppelin, Dave Grohl on drums, Foo Fighters, & Josh Homme singer & guitarist from Queens of the Stone Age!

 

New video from Lamb of God & an article. I didn’t know guitarist Mark Morton had lost a child”

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/lamb-of-god-embers-morton-essay

http://vevo.ly/efurSj

 

I didn’t know chimeras were a real thing? I thought it was just the name of a metal group?

http://www.wired.com/2016/08/new-nih-rules-let-grow-pigoons-cant-breed-em?mbid=psocial_rs

The band is too heavy for me. I don’t listen to them.

 

I’ve been there, it happens & I would just repeat what melody goes with the music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/bob-dylan-sings-blowin-in-the-wind-with-u2-bono-w433441

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BLACK, WHITE, & THE FORGOTTEN COLOUR!

I fell asleep to “Pearl Jam” the album “Pearl Jam” released in 2006.  iTunes says 2003 but I saw them in 2005 & this album was released after I saw them.

I exercised to “Big Wreck” the newest release “Ghosts” wasn’t long enough so I put on the album “Albatross” released in 2012

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There’s quite a bit of stuff on TV regarding O.J. Simpson. I watched the HBO series “The People vs. O.J. Simpson” & the 5 part mini series “O.J. : Made in America”. I think it was the most opportune time for him to allegedly murder his ex-wife & her new boyfriend. N.W.A. & the Rodney King tragedy were all over the news at that time & in the same state. Black people being black people & white people abusing or accusing any person of colour for whatever they wanted to? So of course O.J.’s team of lawyers were going to play the colour/race card. Unfortunately people forgot about the colour red?

It’s long past due that our society allows discrimination for colour, religion, sexuality, or anything else. It’s what’s on the inside that matters………….literally! Anybody that bleeds, bleeds red! The blood DNA was a slam dunk case against retired football star O.J. Simpson. There is no doubt in most peoples minds that he was guilty. His lawyers took the spotlight off of the evidence & put it on black people & all of the senseless racism going on at the time. I was a teenager at the time & even I thought he was guilty. Yes, I am caucasian. Am I racist? No! There’s always at least one bad apple in EVERY group & yes, I’m including caucasians.

Nobody’s perfect so EVERY stereotype is right but with many exceptions, enough to make EVERY stereotype wrong! I don’t care what your skin colour is, your religion or sexuality is! Are you a good person? If so, can we be friends?

It frustrates me that 50% of the time I turn on the TV during a breaking news story that there has been a mass shooting somewhere. It’s not really breaking news if it’s so frequent and continues to become even more frequent?

No I’m not saying Canada is better, we have crime, stereotypes, gangs, etc. Now it seems like every other person is pissed off at a certain group of people because the group is not the same as everyone that person associates with? That would be boring if we were all the same, but it would probably decrease the amount of unwanted violence? Just be you & who cares what anyone thinks of you outside of your circle of friends & family?! If someone chooses to kill or harm another person, the world will more than likely judge them & their actions, not you.

Good grief I’ve written 2 chapters of a novel! On to the music/pop culture portion of this thing.

Megadeth tour

http://www.megadeth.com/tour

The Led Zeppelin trial continues regarding “Stairway to Heaven”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/robert-plant-on-spirit-song-in-stairway-trial-i-dont-remember-it-20160621

10 rip-off songs

FANTASTIC! One down, millions to go.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/alicia-keys-is-done-playing-nice-your-phone-is-getting-locked-up-at-her-shows-now/2016/06/16/366c15aa-33af-11e6-95c0-2a6873031302_story.html

Metallica fans listen up!

http://loudwire.com/metallica-master-of-puppets-limited-edition-signature-guitar-esp/

Sara of the Canadian pop duo “Tegan and Sara” interviewed

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/tegan-and-sara-on-going-full-pop-mode-fighting-on-tour-20160621

25 pop songs from the ’80s

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pop-song-89-classic-cuts-from-the-eighties-final-year-20160620

I actually won 3rd place at a piano recital for playing “Pop Goes the World” when I was quite young in the ’80s!

Rock” music is not dead! It’s just not at the fore front of music right now. “Everything old is new again”. I’m not worried.

I’m not a fan of Donald Trump either but there’s no need to stoop to his level. That won’t solve anything?

http://loudwire.com/tom-morello-compares-donald-trump-to-segregationist-frat-house-rapist/

It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be?

Anthrax in the news. Each time I listen to them, the more I like them! A REALLY good mix of punk & metal!

http://loudwire.com/anthrax-zero-tolerance-lyric-video-35-years-as-band/ Read the link for the interview.

New music video from Beyonce

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-beyonce-serena-williams-dance-in-stark-sorry-video-20160622

This was really good & needed!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-broadway-stars-sing-for-orlando-on-maya-and-marty-20160622

Neil Young & Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-neil-young-perform-with-jimmy-fallons-neil-young-on-tonight-show-20160622

Batman vs. Superman release for purchase on iTunes June 28. Rent on iTunes & DVD/Blu-ray release on July 16th or 19th in Canada? The 19th since it’s a Tuesday for the regular edition. The 16th is for the ultimate edition, I believe.

People going to rock or metal shows always get a pat down before entering the venue. I think this should be done at any type of public event. They even check our bag at football games. I’m fine with that.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/no-one-wants-to-die-on-tour-inside-the-state-of-concert-security-20160622

Saw them in 2003 in Edmonton got there, was going through my 3rd or 4th pat down for this show, slept & went home the next day I believe. That’s roughly 17-18 hours of driving in 2 days! REALLY, you’re going to pat me down at a Foo Fighters concert? OK, I guess.

Brewster is having some stomach issues. I should go! It’s only Wednesday, & I think the internet died? Facebook is eerily quiet.

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RADIO

I fell asleep to “Nirvana” the live album “From The Muddy Banks of the Wishkah”

I exercised to “Ben Harper” the album “Call It What It Is” wasn’t long enough, so I put on “Highly Suspect” the album “Mister Asylum”

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!

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All of my music info came from; first my parents, then radio, then Much Music, always from like minded friends, then I got into metal a little over a decade ago, & now it’s all from facebook. I rarely listen to the radio, for a few reasons. I flip on the rock radio station & I either own it or don’t like it. That & isn’t FM radio supposed to play/advertise a new song or album? I don’t need to hear “Tom Sawyer” by Rush from the 1970s for the 4th time today ( I wish I was joking but somebody at the station must REALLY like that song)

I’ll be sitting in our vehicle somewhere Kim has to run in, & I’ll flip through 3 FM stations & usually turn it off after a total of 10 seconds. If I find something I like, it’s usually on the soft rock station or Jack FM where they truly do play everything. I probably own it, but haven’t listened to it in a while & it urges me to listen to an album when I get home!

All I can tell you is that Paramore’s Facebook page is very active with studio photos!!!!!!

Ben Affleck knew you hated him being cast as Batman. The movie exceeded my expectations! I loved the Christian Bale Batman trilogy! I’d say this is darker and easily lives up to the hype! Out on iTunes for purchase June 28th. Available in store on DVD or Blu-ray in July.

Another Chevelle song Thursday night!!!!

I wonder if Brewster rocks out to System of a Down when he’s left alone?

FINALLY!!!!! Trump has to answer to his $#%^&%$#@!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-media-is-finally-calling-out-trumps-toxic-demagoguery-20160620

Neil Young has become a grumpy old man. Yes, he’s Canadian/ours.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-young-no-where-no-way-to-play-protest-songs-today-20160620

…and the youtube case keeps rolling!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/taylor-swift-mccartney-sign-petition-for-digital-copyright-reform-20160620

New Blink-182 song with video.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-blink-182s-celebratory-youthful-bored-to-death-video-20160620#ixzz4CAnKTmB6

I at my parents place from the afternoon to the time Kim finished work. Then we had supper & came home shorty after that.

I wrote all of this but the stuff I listened to at the top of this post. It’s now 12:30pm. I’m becoming a fantastic procrastinator! Not a good thing at all. I had lunch after my exercises & listened to the most recent release from “Lacuna Coil” the album “Delirium”.

OK, he’s dead now. What is done is done. Nobody can change that. It was wrong & the victims will be left to deal with it unfortunately. Let him R.I.P.

http://www.nme.com/news/michael-jackson/94371?utm_campaign=nme-21st-june-21-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Carpool karaoke with Selena Gomez

http://www.nme.com/news/selena-gomez-0/94368?utm_campaign=nme-21st-june-21-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Opeth announce North American tour. Mostly American dates.

http://loudwire.com/opeth-2016-north-american-tour-the-sword/

Bush or Bush x, as they were known as when their 1st album was released, have a new song & video. They never stopped, they just weren’t as popular.

http://loudwire.com/bush-people-at-war-video/

Comedian, Jim Breuer, interview

http://loudwire.com/jim-breuer-songs-from-the-garage-impersonating-musicians-daughters-dating-metalheads-more/

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

The gun laws in America are just ridiculous! Go on USA at this current rate their will be 3 of you left in 20 years. Video of the President inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/one-big-reason-the-latest-gun-bills-failed-20160621

Ah, the summer of 1989! I was 9 years old

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/nirvanas-bleach-to-batman-how-summer-1989-shook-pop-culture-20160620

This came out in 1990, but they were the in thing at the time.

Best movies of 2016 so far.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/11-best-movies-of-2016-so-far-20160621

Now coming out this Friday or next Friday. I like Jaws, this could surpass it with all of the technology available now?

A guitar from, Corey Beaulieu of Trivium, signed by Trivium members & Tremonti members to be auctioned for those affected by the shooting in Orlando

http://wjrr.iheart.com/features/trivium-wjrr-benefit-2232/#ixzz4BsMlWxki

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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