HAPPY HUMP DAY (sort of), I’M BETTER

I fell asleep to a few songs by “Stitched Up Heart” the album “Never Alone” then changed it to “Trivium” the album “Silence in the Snow”

I exercised to “Alice in Chains” half of the album “Facelift” then “Chromeo” half of the album “White Women”, then finally “Finger Eleven” most of the album “Five Crooked Lines”

Finally! Nothing hurt this morning. I raised my squats total today, hopefully I can achieve that total tomorrow.

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Nobody likes feeling sick, neither do I! I don’t have time to be sick! Just a waste of a day for me!

Yes, I squeezed in a small exercise session, just not as many repetitions, sorry, I don’t remember what I was listening to on the stereo? Probably the “Stitched Up Heart” album?

I was watching the “Batman vs. Superman” movie & this is a dark movie. This isn’t just any stand alone Superman or Batman movie. I haven’t seen the “Kill Bill” or “Sin City” movies. This is by far the darkest comic book movie I’ve seen. Henry Cavill plays the role of Superman again, his parents are the same, Amy Adams is back also. I don’t recommend it for anyone under 18. I’d say it’s a Rated R movie, well the “Ultimate Edition” is, the non theatrical version I bought which also has the theatrical version. I like it, but that’s just me. It was slammed by critics, & wasn’t rated as a good movie by others on iTunes. I like it though. I’d give it 81% tomatoes on iTunes. You can rent it on July 19th. This is the “Ultimate Edition” trailer

It’s not hump day for Canadians, it’s only a 4 day week here. Friday, July 1st is Canada Day. I’m not checking but I think Canada is turning 149 or 150 this year?

Soundgarden shared it…

I love “Lamb of God”, let’s see how www.loudwire.com ranks their albums?

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-albums-ranked/

I don’t even count “Burn the Priest” as a Lamb of God album, I’ve heard it once & tossed it.

I’m pretty sure Apple want’s to Monopolize everything?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/how-apple-hopes-to-win-the-streaming-war-20160628

2 movies in theaters I really want to see. “Finding Dory” & “The Shallows”

Masterpiece review off the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic” courtesy of the Consequence of Sound. I have this on CD, not on my iTunes though. I haven’t listened to it since the early 2000s.

Taking Back Sunday” new album & video. I’ve only heard the name?

http://loudwire.com/taking-back-sunday-tidal-wave-september-title-track-video/

Testament” have a release date for their new album. Not a band I listen to.

http://loudwire.com/testament-2016-release-date-the-brotherhood-of-the-snake-album/

Linkin Park member, Mike Shinoda, has high hopes for their next album. Great “The Hunting Party” was somewhat disappointing for me.

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-mike-shinoda-i-want-this-album-our-best/

Star Wars trailer for Episode VIII. Teaser, just a “now in production” announcement.

http://hygot8.com/read/star-wars-episode-viii-2017-trailer-announcement/21/

What do kids know about their food?

Article with Blink 182

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/blink-182-california-20160629

The Beatles/George Harrison’s “While my guitar gently Weeps” video will be done by Cirque du Soleil

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-the-beatles-hypnotic-while-my-guitar-gently-weeps-video-20160629

If Trump wins there’s a very good chance that we’ll have to survive threw WWIII? Go Hillary!

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/things-are-even-worse-for-the-gop-than-you-think-20160629

Joe Perry, Aerosmith guitarist, teams up with Monster. I used Monster Cable for everything. Recording, live shows, & most stuff at home. All from my father aka 1-800-George!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/aerosmiths-joe-perry-wants-your-rock-roll-to-sound-better-20160629

This is what my mother would sing to me as a child.

Actual name Matt Loewenstein

If you have a Facebook account share this please?

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154414244080283&set=a.10151652105620283.390352.678515282&type=3&theater

Sum 41 new album & video

http://loudwire.com/sum-41-fake-my-own-death-video/ October release for the album “13 Voices”. The follow up from 2011 “Screaming Bloody Murder” which I recommend to rock fans!

Metallica are recording their new album………………& they’re now fashion models?

http://loudwire.com/metallica-brioni-luxury-menswear-campaign/

Mark Tremonti & Eric Friedman interview at Download Festival

Article with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/travel/553522/lzzy-hale-your-new-badass-career-icon.html

LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can Taylor Swift sue Kanye West?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/can-taylor-swift-sue-kanye-west-over-famous-video-20160629

I think Kanye should cover Pet Shop Boys……………..

What “O.J. :Made in America” says about America now.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/features/what-o-j-made-in-america-says-about-america-right-now-20160629

Econoline Crush tour dates

http://www.econolinecrushofficial.ca/

July 22, 2016 – 7th Annual Quonset Days – Medicine Hat, AB

July 23, 2016 – Saskatoon Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
July 27, 2016 –Wild Bills Sports Bar – Red Deer, AB
July 28, 2016 – The Needle and Vinyl Tavern – Edmonton AB
July 29, 2016 –Eagle River Casino – Whitecourt, AB
July 30, 2016 – The Marquee Beer Market and Stage – Calgary
July 31, 2016 – National Slo-Pitch at Vision Park – Edson, AB

Afternoon baseball today! There was a 2 hour & 40 minute Halestorm delay last night in Colorado. They started the game as I was going to bed???


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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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SOME CANCER, MLB, POP CULTURE

I fell asleep to “Meg Myers” the album “Sorry”

I exercised to “Into Eternity” all albums on shuffle. First song I heard today! Great way to start my day.

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Yep, that’s 2 days in a row that I’ve exceeded my exercise total. The crunches will stay at 1500 a day. The leg lifts could possibly increase from 120 a day. The squats & push ups will go up eventually. I don’t flip a switch & say to myself “OK, today you’re going to do 100 extra of this” I just see how I feel that day and usually add 10 extra if I have enough energy to achieve that. I go all out for at least 2 hours, then I come in this room & write a blog post. I do kind of like exercising, I feel a bit better after a good workout. “There’s always someone doing better than me.” That’s my mantra everyday. I’m not trying to “…I don’t wanna brag, I don’t wanna boast…” about it. I’m trying to stay humble about it & report on what I’m doing. I know that a TON of people don’t have the time to do what I’m doing, so no I’m in no way judging anyone.

The MLB has added some new rules that they’re going to have to adjust or get rid of. Video replay. They want to speed the game up to attract more fans. I like the idea of speeding the game up & video replay. Why do they let a coach talk to a person on the phone to determine if the field manager want’s the play reviewed by an umpire in New York? Within 10 seconds make a decision to either have it reviewed or not, & no phone call allowed for anyone in the dugout. When the umpires review the play, how about just have the umpires that are actually working the game on the field review it within 90 seconds & not 5 minutes.

They’ve recently added a rule at 2nd base. You’re no longer allowed to slide past the base to break up a double play, it might hurt someone, especially if you touch them Then the runner at 2nd is out as is the runner on his way to first base. REALLY? OK, don’t slide in with your cleats up then. Slide in normally & you might touch the SS or 2nd baseman? Don’t slide beyond the base, you don’t need to. If you’re sliding into 2nd base you’re going to touch someone. Don’t tackle them or knock the wind out of them, slide normally that could break up the double play. Don’t do this…

There’s another stupid rule at home plate. Now a back catcher can’t bloke the plate unless the ball is there before the runner arrives at the plate, to avoid collisions. This is why the rule was changed, a big name back catcher got hurt. REALLY? The game’s been played that way for 100 years, now you want to change it? How about changing it so that the runner has to slide & the catcher can decide if they want to block the plate or not?

Wednesday’s Masterpiece review courtesy of Consequence of Sound.

Who peed on, Foo Fighters’ drummer,Taylor Hawkins,?

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-chad-smith-never-peed-taylor-hawkins/

New Machinehead song

http://loudwire.com/machine-head-new-single-is-there-anybody-out-there/

Some I agree with, some I don’t, most I’ve heard, some I haven’t & some I’ve never heard the name of.

http://loudwire.com/top-100-hard-rock-metal-albums-21st-century/#photogallery-1=87

LANGUAGE!!!!! Fantastic album though

John Hamm defends ‘worst music’.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-jon-hamm-defend-worst-taste-in-music-to-chris-gethard-20160601

How to move to Canada (if Trump becomes President). OH, HELL NO! LANGUAGE!!!!!!

We’re going to build a wall & make Trump pay for it (if Trump becomes President).

You turn you’re phone off at a movie theater. Why not at a live show or concert? I completely agree with this, take you’re phone back to your vehicle or give it to a parent if you can’t drive.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/why-banning-smart-phones-at-gigs-isnt-the-answer?utm_campaign=nme-daily-2nd-jun-02-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Here’s a concert that I was at & I ended up watching 50% of the show through a stranger’s cell phone. WHY? We were handed cell phones before many people learned proper cell phone etiquette. No I don’t own or want a cell phone. I’m OK with other people having them though, please check with people around you at a public venue before you begin using your phone for whatever reason?

I saw a different show with an older audience. The 2 people in front of me asked if they could take a photo and later on a short video. That’s fine with me. I don’t dislike cell phones. I just think that some people need to learn when it’s OK & not OK to use them.

Taylor Swift will be writing a song in the near future!

http://www.nme.com/news/taylor-swift/93910?utm_campaign=nme-daily-2nd-jun-02-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Walk off the Earth have done another cover/video…

Vote for your favourite live act on this list if you like? I’ve only seen Ed Sheeran, there are some on this list I would REALLY like to see live!

http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/best-live-act

Yeah, O.J. Simpson retired from NFL THEN he went to trial. Now NFL players commit crimes WHILE playing in the NFL.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/o-j-made-in-america-inside-espns-definitive-simpson-doc-20160602

Deceased guitar player of Pantera has unheard tracks to a TherPhil Collins cover by Hell Yeah

http://loudwire.com/hellyeah-cover-phil-collins-i-dont-care-anymore-featuring-dimebag-darrell/

There are so many Mark Tremonti interviews out there. Sorry if you’ve heard this before.

Busy day! Gotta run!

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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