I’ll give you this post & a Thursday exercise post. I’m taking Friday off so that I get a 4 day weekend, Monday is Canada day!
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Music throughout the weekend. “Dead Sara”, “Nickelback”, “The Beatles”, “Nirvana”, “Big Wreck”, & “Devin Townsend Project”
Yes, Nickelback’s album “The State” I enjoy once in a while. I don’t need anymore. I had 3 CDs & gave 2 of them to my aunt in Alberta. Hate them if you want but they’ve put in the work to get to where they are. I wouldn’t call myself a BIG fan, but Nickelback has their place in the current music scene!
Friday ended with me doing dishes, running the dishwasher, & vacuuming. Kim picked up some steaks to BBQ, then we watched the last 4 episodes of “The Ranch” on Netflix. I started watching the baseball game right after. Kim pipes up “Hey, let’s watch the rest of The Ranch”, I reply “We did, it’s done. We finished the 5th season.”
She’ll leave her phone on the arm of the couch to do some stuff in the kitchen. Someone will text, email or Facebook something, I’ll tell her or move it away. It vibrates the entire couch, drives me nucking futz. If I wanted a vibrating couch we’d likely have one, not a cell phone.
LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! & SPOILERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday we were boring. Laundry, cleaning & some sitting around watching www.youtube.com clips, like this almost 24 minute video. Followed by supper & a baseball game.
Went out this afternoon to hang out with Chris, Laurie & their 2 kids. Grabbed a few groceries for supper. Then I’ll watch the Jays game well Kim finish’ her weekly spring cleaning.
20 years ago today, June 24, 1998 I had my high school graduation. In the yearbook there’s a photo of me at the after grad party with the biggest cheesy grin you have ever seen!
Foo Fighters on James Corden, which I forgot to record?
This clears up the apology stuff.
A little bit too politically correct me thinks? I didn’t think Neo-Nazi when I saw it, but I can see how it could be taken that way.
Lyric video for “Love Lounge” by “Live” not ‘Liv’
HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!!! “Damage Plan/former Pantera & HELLYEAH” drummer Vinnie Paul has died. I guess now he can be with his brother who was shot on stage as a member of “HELLYEAH” in 2004. He was also the guitarist in Pantera.
More on Vinnie Paul, his brother Dimebag Darrel & Pantera.
METALLICA’S “HARDWIRED……TO SELF-DESTRUCT”
I used to just demolish Metallica whenever I heard a song or mention of their name, but no more, other than the album “St. Anger” which has 0 production of any kind.
This album was released in 2016. I was 36 at the time. Their first album “Kill em All” was released in 1983. “Hardwired” was the first album I enjoyed of theirs. Only took Metallica 33 years to release something I liked. I had about 3 of their CDs & iTunes downloads. The album with the symphony was decent, I didn’t listen to it much though. I had “The Black Album/Self-Titled” album & “Master of Puppets”. The first band I played in, everyone else was a fan of Metallica. That’s why I had those 2 CDs. I found “Hardwired” to be a ‘gateway’ album into the rest of their catalogue. I now have all of their studio albums, & the live album with the San Francisco Symphony. I do enjoy the albums I’ve heard so far. I just need to listen to “…And Justice for All” & of course “St. Anger” sounds terrible due to the severe lack of production.
“Hardwired” was the album that grabbed me & made me finally pay attention. I still think they’re over rated, but very talented. Name another metal band that gets FM radio play as much as Metallica?
I’d say in the last 15-20 years my musical taste has changed drastically, listening to more heavy stuff. I just find it easier to accept & listen to. I can either ‘unplug’ & enjoy it or really think about what each musician is doing.
I always thought “Anthrax” was the perfect mix of metal & punk music, & they’re great. This “Metallica” album does it really well. It sounds nothing like “Anthrax”, just a different take on those influences. Here’s one “Anthrax” tune followed by a few tracks from Metallica’s “Hardwired”
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