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The Saskatchewan Roughriders were playing in Hamilton against the Tiger-Cats Friday evening.  Mitch & Rachel came over to watch the game & have supper as well.  No touchdown shooters here, but possibly at my parents place?  They had some friends over to watch the football game too.  Ugly win, Riders tried to lose the game but ran out of time.  A win is still a win so at least the Riders had that going for them.

The Toronto Blue Jays won too.  A win doesn’t really matter for them at this point.  They’re pretty much auditioning younger players for next year, & they’re playing to stir the pot & affect the playoff teams that aren’t guaranteed a spot yet.

I’m anxious for next season of Blue Jay baseball!  These younger players look good, most of them.  The Blue Jays are actually winning games, not at a high rate, but it seems like they’re winning more often.  It’s at least entertaining to watch a game & know they have a chance of coming out with a win.

Say goodbye to José Bautista.  He’s no longer José Bautista who will hit 40+ home runs.  Last year he was injured & hit 20+ home runs.  This year he hasn’t been injured but his offensive numbers are very much the same if not less.  He has an option on his contract for $18,000,000 next year that both he & the Blue Jays have to agree on.  I don’t think anyone will pay him that much.  He’s about my age aka he is not far from retirement in the MLB.

 

Saturday, we sat around the house just feeling lazy.  Kim did some laundry & our friends from out of town popped by with coffee & cookies from Tim Horton’s.  Very lazy day for us.

Sunday’s are always get ready for the week, make a pitcher of juice, hard boil eggs, finish up the laundry, grocery shopping & this week get refills on the 5 medications I take, all of them at night & 3 or 4 of them first thing in the morning.

 

 

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Stephen Colbert makes surprise appearance on James Corden

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-stephen-colbert-visit-james-cordens-late-late-show-w503358

 

U2 on Jimmy Fallon “Bullet the Blue Sky”

 

I need to listen to the “Divide” album by Ed Sheeran more.  It kinda “Fell Through the Cracks”

And there’s a song to break your nose to.  When you’re 19, in a mosh pit, & instantly covered in blood.  Lie to the First Aid guy so you can hear the end of the song & stay out of a mosh pit for the rest of your life!

 

I guess there’s a new Fall Out Boy album up for preorder at the moment with 3 songs on for preorder.  Full release January 19, 2018.  I’ll check it out on the release day.

 

Ozzy, you’re getting old.  Everybody has to retire at some point.

 

I’ve listened to it more & each time I listen to it, it seems to sound WAY better than the last time!  It’s good enough for me to throw it into my regular rotation.  I’m a HUGE Foo Fighters fan though, this could be a biased opinion though.  My initial reaction, terrible album.  Now it’s not too shabby, they have made a few better albums though.

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-concrete-and-gold-album-review/

This album seems to get better to me with each listen.  Don’t buy the hype by Dave Grohl in this “making off” clip.  This album does not sound huge to me.  I still blame the producer for the poor reaction to this album.  No it’s not like Metallica’s “St. Anger”.

 

What I listen to depends on my mood for the most part.  Metal music tends to calm me.  Hard rock makes me quite energetic.  If I want to relax Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, or Simon & Garfunkel it is!

 

Jack Johnson recently released an album, great album to listen to for chilling out!

 

“And I think to myself, Trump has divided the world”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ed-sheeran-cancels-st-louis-concert-over-safety-concerns-w503597

 

Nothing but Thieves aren’t for everybody but both of their albums are REALLY good!  My favourite album of the year is a tight race between ‘Paramore’s’ “After Laughter” & ‘Nothing but Thieves’ “Broken Machine”

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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I fell asleep to “Paul Simon” the album “Graceland”, “Pearl Jam” the album “Yield”, & finally “Ozzy Osbourne” the album “Blizzard of Oz”

 

I exercised to “Odds” the album “Nest”

How did I deal with being physically disabled, very bad, I felt useless & I wanted to hurt anyone I could.  I wanted everyone to feel as bad as I did.  After a few months & a stern talking to from my brother, parents, & wife I finally snapped out of my rut, got over it, apologized to those I had hurt privately & publically, & moved on.  All of it was heavy baggage that got too heavy because of my poor reaction.  I was just angry at the world.  So I dealt with anger & depression.  The worst struggle with it I’ve ever had with it.

If you’re ever considering suicide or if you’re in a rut, please talk to someone that is more than willing to listen.  Please don’t ever think of yourself as a burden to anyone.  You’ll be surprised at the number of people you’ve had a positive effect on & how many people love you & care about your wellbeing.  I’ve never called a suicide prevention hotline, but they’re there & more willing to listen. 1-877-4747 if you prefer talking to a stranger about any type of mental illness, be it a friend, family member, or yourself don’t hesitate to call.  The sooner you let it out & talk to someone, the sooner you can relax & get the burden off of your back.

I got lucky, I’ve talked with my high school guidance counselor, university counselor, social workers, my doctor, a psychiatrist, my wife, & my parents.  Now I’m OK & not embarrassed to talk about it.  I used to be & it was a topic I tried to distance myself from.  Don’t be ashamed about it 1 in 5 Canadians have some type of mental illness.  I’m on medication for my depression, don’t be embarrassed if you’re told to do the same.  A lot of mental illness’ can be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.  The proper medication can be quite useful.

 

Think of it this way, if all of that doesn’t make sense.  If you have the flu, cold or anything like that, you probably go see a doctor, right?  So if you’re dealing with any type of mental illness, more serious than a flu or cold, go talk to a doctor.  Maybe you’ll be referred to someone more knowledgeable on the subject, but you’ve started a conversation about whatever you’re dealing with so just see it through now & meet them half way if needed.

When I’m talking about mental illness, it does not just mean depression.  It includes OCD, ADD, ADHD, etc.

 

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Article with Chester Bennington’s widow.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/chester-benningtons-ex-wife-i-pray-he-is-at-peace-w494936

 

Dear Corey Taylor & Chad Kroeger,

Get over the feud already!  Will this matter in 20 years?  NO!  Your music does not sound comparably similar at all.  Who’s better?  It’s subjective!  Your devious plan worked!  Nickelback released an album, you 2 started a feud, and Stone Sour released an album.  Both albums hit number 1.

Sincerely,

Chris (a music fan)

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

 

Can you even tell the gender of the MTV award space suit?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mtv-changing-vma-moonman-to-gender-neutral-award-w494957

 

A new single from Trivium!  Just the single, no album from what I can tell

Since it is but a single, I bought it & attached it to another Trivium album or I’d never hear it.  I still have issues with “The Crusade” & “Shogun” although many people call “Shogun” Trivium’s best album.

 

Wow, 1 week in the White House & ‘The Mooch’ is gone

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-colberts-bohemian-rhapsody-goodbye-to-scaramucci-w495253

 

The Foo Fighters’ “Concrete & Gold” album had better be a really good one or I can see Paramore’s “After Laughter” taking multiple Grammy Awards home.  I don’t really put much stock into award shows, but some are fun to watch.  Believe it or not, I know “Lamb of God” has won a Grammy & have been nominated several times.

 

Another ranking of one of my preferred bands, Queens of the Stone Age!

http://www.spin.com/2017/07/queens-of-the-stone-age-albums-ranked/

Can’t wait for the new album August 25th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Of course I got into them on their 3rd album with Dave Grohl on drums!

3rd album with Dave Grohl on drums below!!!!!

 

Help them out!  Remember that despite all of the division in this world YOU ARE A GLOBAL CITIZEN!  If that’s too big for you to understand try this.  You don’t have to understand sexuality of another person, just acknowledge that it’s happening if you like it or not.  Remember, every human bleeds red, but no one should bleed.

http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/pride-centre-of-edmonton-launches-fundraising-campaign-to-help-fund-new-space

 

Royal Blood’s single is up for best track “Lights Out”

 

Pentatonix new single “Dancing on my Own”.  Single only $1.29 on iTunes.  Bought it & attached to their full length album.  If I left it as a single, I’d never hear it!  I listen to albums, not a jumble of songs.

 

Figure it out people!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The average age for a kid to get a cell phone is 6 years old.  Why does a 6 year old need a cell phone?  I’m 37, I had a cell phone for a year 27-28 years old.  The cell phone didn’t save my life, at least not that I know of?  If celebrities like Ed Sheeran & Louis C.K. can survive without a cell phone, I can too!

 

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I fell asleep to “Nothing but Thieves” their self-titled debut album.  Their 2nd album “Broken Machine” is out in September!

I exercised to “Alice in Chains” the album “Facelift”.  Alice in Chains were labeled as a metal group that gained success with the grunge movement.  If the media labeled them as metal, Soundgarden could easily been thrown into that mix.

Sunday ended with us having supper in Corey & Jolene’s back yard.  We were guinea pigs for the new smoker, we’re alive, the meat was tasty & safe!

I really had to check my pride at the door at WRC.  I’d have a bath once a week, every patient had a schedule for a bath once a week.  Complete strangers saw me naked, covered me up once I was on the gurney, take me to the bath, lower me into the bath & wash me or more often Kim would wash me.  It was awkward at first for me but I got over that pretty fast.

When I started this blog & acted like Trump or worse I thought I truly deserved something fantastic.  I beat a life threatening disease, & everyone was calling me a “Hero”.  I bought in to everybody’s hype & forgot how to remain humble.  What should I have done instead?  Remain humble, not let the hype get to me, & just be thankful to be alive, which is good enough for me!  Unfortunately I realized that later than I should have.  When I mess something up, I truly am my own worst enemy.

What made me think of entitlement?  There was a guy who was doing physiotherapy at the same time as I was with my occupational therapist.  He flipped out on the physiotherapist, started swearing at her, pointed to me and yelled “I WANT TO BE DOING WHAT HE’S DOING!” The next day when I had physiotherapy I apologized to my physiotherapist, telling her “Sorry you had to deal with that garbage yesterday”.  She replied “It comes with the territory”.  I told her “It shouldn’t though”.

I’ll admit that I had a rough day also.  I didn’t yell or swear at anyone.  I just said “No, not today!  I’m tired & I don’t feel like doing anything!”  I went for a short walk with my walker, Kim, & my physiotherapist.  I apologized the next day for my behavior.  My therapist said “That’s OK.  Everyone has a rough day once in a while”.  However you want to look at it, it’s not right!  What I should have said initially is “Sorry, I’m tired & I need a day off from therapy today.  Is it OK if I take today off?”

Guess who was sitting next to me in our (mom, dad, & I) Saskatchewan Roughrider season ticket seats?  The guy who flipped out that one day in therapy.  I don’t like what he did but, forgive & forget I guess, it’s done now.

 

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The countdown for the new Royal Blood album is out Thursday @ midnight eastern time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2 days

 

They’re both very HEAVY metal musicians, if this happens it could go either way for me.

http://loudwire.com/opeth-mikael-akerfeldt-may-start-project-with-devin-townsend/

 

So it’s Monday in the late morning & I just found out The Watchmen are co-headlining the Queen City Exhibition!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  WOOT WOOT

 

Finally “Despicable Me 3” in theaters June 30th.  I’ve been waiting for the release date to be announced!

 

I was emptying the dishwasher after my exercise & breakfast.  Then realized it has been a while since I’ve listened to this album……………..

 

So many people like to go on youtube or any type of social media & just drop a HUGE pile of crap on how much they dislike a movie, album, song, etc.  I’m guilty of doing that also.  OK, could you have done anything even remotely close to that?  Maybe, maybe not?  Until you can & have you might as well keep quiet.  When you do will your feelings be hurt if 2 out of 3 people just demolish your “art” on social media?  If you don’t like it, why are you even involved with anything to do with it?  Leave it alone & walk away or voice your opinion your own www.youtube.com channel dedicated to finding flaws in everything!  Most of us are old enough to make up our own mind!

 

I record & watch Jimmy Fallon & Conan the day after the late night showing.  I’m currently watching Jimmy Fallon.  Everybody rush out & get some “Tonight Dough” Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, 100% of the proceeds go to child charity.  You can eat ice cream while helping out & say “I had to do it for the kids!”  Just like miracle treat day at Dairy Queen!

Oddly enough, I was listening to this “Fleetwood Mac” album on Monday!

 

I think “Queens of the Stone Age” will be releasing their album soon?  Their Facebook page is active lately?  It will be their follow up to “…Like Clockwork” & 7th studio album!

 

Ozzfest meets Knotfest.  Probably too much metal for me?

http://loudwire.com/ozzfest-meets-knotfest-return-2017/

I have no problem with Ozzy Osbourne, Slipknot are OK I just prefer Slipknot Light, Stone Sour!

 

Just to cool not to share!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

The majority of metal fans are great people, just like every other community.  There’s a bad apple in every community.  Metal fans tend to get a “bad reputation.”

http://loudwire.com/reddit-metalhead-guitar-late-father/

 

It’s gay pride week so if you’re an #LGBTQ member in or out of the closet, I fully support you as long as you’re a kind person.  If someone picks on you or makes fun of you because of your sexuality, I hope you have the strength to brush it off.  There are many idiots out there, but there’s also many people like me who fully support you!  Please don’t live a lie about your sexuality “Be Yourself” & own it.

 

Again LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

“If an asshole hates you, that’s a good thing” – Jesse Hughes singer of ‘The Eagles of Death Metal’

 

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL

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I fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the album “Divide”

I exercised to “Metallica” the new album “Hardwired……………….to Self-Destruct”

 

400 leg lifts, 160 pushups, planking, yoga, 200 crunches & 80 back flexes this past week.

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

I just added the crunches on Thursday, 100 crunches a day.  The crunches had nothing to do with my back!  I know what caused it, I’ve had back issues since high school.  My wheelchair seat was over inflated & the squats always hurt my back a bit.  So I’m going to continue doing 100 crunches a day.  I could also just twist in my seat to borrow a pen & my back would go out?  That’s what happened in grade 10?

Kim had Wednesday off, so I took it off too.  I got in the shower while she went out to get coffees & cinnamon buns.  We sat on the balcony before it got too warm.  I can’t get out there in my wheelchair.  Kim has to help me, or I can crawl out if needed.  Came inside watched a bit of TV.  Kim went for a roller blade.  She showered, we watched a little more TV, and then we went to see “Wonder Woman” in the comfy recliners at the Southland Mall.  I don’t know where it came from but we had a movie pass that we used today!

I spent 1 day a week, for almost exactly a year being in the pool during my physiotherapy.  I can’t swim anymore.  I was lowered into the pool by what’s called a “Hoyer” lift.  It’s basically a crane for people who can’t walk.  Once I was in the pool there’s a rail all the way around the pool for me to hold on to.  I was able to walk & do some different physio exercises, all while holding on to the rail.  The pool is only 5 feet deep & it’s heated.  It’s quite a bit like a warm bath.  I would walk to each side of the pool holding the railing.  I’d float on my back with weights on my feet & I was to kick my feet during that time.  One leg is stronger than the other, I’d kick my feet & go in circles.  My therapist had me try a different walker in the pool as well, that didn’t work out to well.

 

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Remember “covfefe = coffee in Russian”

 

Sad that Ed Sheeran’s tune fits with Disturbed vocals

 

If this is recorded I hope it’s different than this performance!

 

Ozzy Osbourne & Nine Inch Nails to headline festival!

http://loudwire.com/nine-inch-nails-ozzy-osbourne-headline-2017-monster-energy-aftershock-festival/

 

Wanna hear/see a clip of every “Muse” song on bass?  Looks impressive!

 

The first thing I thought when I heard Foo Fighters single “Run” was “Oh my, the riff really reminds me of Pearl Jam’s tune ‘Spin the Black Circle”

 

Another tribute to Chris Cornell.  This time a song by “Audioslave” shared by www.loudwire.com

 

20 songs produced by Kanye West, that I’ve never heard?  Rap isn’t my thing.  His birthday was Thursday!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/20-songs-you-didnt-know-kanye-west-produced-20160411

 

The songs “Madness” & “Dig Down” by Muse are done with an electric bass I have never seen anyone else use.

 

Cool!  Another great tune from the new “Royal Blood” album.  This & Big Wreck were/are my most anticipated album of 2017, until I found out Foo Fighters’ may have a release this year.  Royal Blood is not a metal band, if you’re worried about that.  The singer plays a distorted electric bass & the other member of the group plays drums.  That’s all, just the 2 of them!

 

What happens when, Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, reacts to teens’ reaction of the new Linkin Park!  Hahahahahahahahahahaha!

http://loudwire.com/teens-react-mike-shinoda-reacting-teens-reacting-linkin-park/

 

10 things to learn about singer Maynard James Keenan (singer of Tool, A Perfect Circle, & Puscifer)

http://loudwire.com/10-things-about-maynard-james-keenan-by-who-he-follows-on-twitter/

 

Muse’s top 10 songs

 

Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranoiac Personality’ Single Blends Modern and Classic Sounds, ‘Paranormal’ Track Listing Unveiled

http://loudwire.com/alice-cooper-paranoic-personality-single-paranormal-track-listing/

 

Sorry, a little late today did my exercise, then had breakfast & flipped on CNN.  It was difficult to peel my eyes away from the TV.  It’s like watching a bad car crash.  Looks like the world has never been so divided.

 

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I fell asleep to “Diemonds” the album “Never Wanna Die” followed by “Nothing but Thieves” their self-titled debut album.

I’m just doing light exercising today to this music “The Birds of Satan” (Taylor Hawkins, drummer of Foo Fighters 2, or 3rd casual solo project)

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Does anything in the title really determine what anyone is like in person?  It’s never crossed my mind!  All I need to know is if I want to be around you, as a friend, or are ugly on the inside & I’ll let you do your thing way over there?  I found out one of Canada’s famous comedians was gay.  Apparently he came out when I was in the hospital & guess what………………….there was no difference at all.  Still hilarious, I had no clue he was gay.  He was funny before he came out & he continues to be funny!  Unless you’re a member of a terrorist organization or KKK, I’ll give you a chance.

 

Vinnie Paul, former drummer of Pantera, plays Wikipedia fact or fiction.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/pantera-hellyeah-vinnie-paul-wikipedia-fact-or-fiction/

 

Babymetal moments

http://loudwire.com/10-unforgettable-babymetal-moments/

WHAT??????????????????????

That was strange, yes I’ve heard of them before.  That was as weird as Marilyn Manson for me?  At least their happy with what they’re doing.

 

I love “The Agonist” out of Quebec!  This is what type of music that calms me & put’s me to sleep.  Anywho, “The Agonist” shared it….

 

I have a Fender Telecaster.  From a good friend got it for me, signed by Ian Fletcher Thornley of Big Wreck, given to me while in the hospital.

 

Meryl Streep’s speech at the Golden Globes was very well done!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-meryl-streeps-fiery-2017-golden-globes-speech-w459786

 

Nine Inch Nails ranked.  I’m not a big fan, although they have a handful of songs I like

http://loudwire.com/nine-inch-nails-albums-ranked/

From the “Sound City” documentary

 

U2 are touring for their 1987 masterpiece’ 30th anniversary, The Joshua Tree!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I love that album!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/the-edge-breaks-down-u2s-upcoming-joshua-tree-tour-w459473

This song was recorded during the sessions of “The Joshua Tree” but it was shelved for years and later released on a greatest hits album

 

Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden) he beat throat cancer while recording the album they released & toured!!!  I’d give him my vote for “Rock Titan of the Year”

http://loudwire.com/vote-rock-titan-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

Who saw that coming?  Oh…………………..wait…………………………..EVERYONE!  It’ll be fantastic when Trump gets control of the red button!

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/donald-trump-blasts-overrated-meryl-streep-for-golden-globes-speech-w459854

I wonder what Trump thinks about all of the immigrants who got their citizenship to America & were injured or died protecting America?

 

So Maynard is doing stuff with “A Perfect Circle” this year?  I’m guessing no work on the supposed new “Tool” album, you know, his original band?  Or is this more misleading from the Tool camp?

http://www.alternativenation.net/a-perfect-circle-huge-2017-plans/

 

Top 100 hard rock songs of 2016

https://hardrockdaddy.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/top-100-hard-rock-songs-of-2016/

How long can this band exist?  I’m not in my early 20s anymore!

 

This should be a really good tour!  U2 & Noel Gallagher, could also break the bank.

http://www.nme.com/news/music/u2-announce-uk-eu-joshua-tree-anniversary-tour-supported-noel-gallagher-1940273?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-9th-dec-2016-09-01-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Ozzy Osbourne overdosed years ago.  Does this really shock anyone?

http://loudwire.com/kelly-osbourne-memoir-ozzy-osbourne-overdosed-sharon-osbourne-fought-cancer/

 

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Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

HAPPY NOVEMBER 8th  

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I fell asleep to “Sum 41” the latest album “13 Voices”

I exercised to “Beastie Boys” 10 albums on shuffle

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Happy, happy, joy, joy it’s finally here.  If you follow politics or not you’re likely tired of the 16 yearlong campaign in America.  I don’t like politics, so I’m really glad it’s finally Election Day in the USA.  Just wait, in 3 weeks they’ll start a campaign for 2024.  I hope America has made their decision & are voting today.  I don’t vote here in Canada, but if I could I’d vote in America for this election.  I don’t think America is the greatest country in the world, they are probably the most powerful country in the world though.  “With great power comes great responsibility”

I’d have to agree with Louis on this one!!!!!!

OK America.  Your neighbors to the North are watching & judging you, don’t screw this up?  Forget “Who let the dogs out?”  How about “How did you let Trump get this far?”

 

 

I’m not sure if Ozzy Osbourne should be the poster boy for any kind of drug?  You can’t understand him with any substance in his system.

http://loudwire.com/ozzy-osbourne-supports-marijuana-legalization/

 

I’ve never seen them live, maybe “The Pretty Reckless” will be in a city near you?

http://www.alternativenation.net/need-see-pretty-reckless-live/

 

Big Wreck.  Ian Thornley behind the song.

 

Alter Bridge live!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Led Zeppelin strikes back with Led Zeppelin IV

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/how-led-zeppelin-struck-back-at-critics-with-fourth-lp-w448547

 

Did you ever notice how similar these songs are as far as the guitar part goes?

I learned to play both & the guitar part in the verses were variations on the F# chord, that’s what I learned anyways?  Yes, I like both songs.  “Immigrant Song” is easily in my top 5 Led Zeppelin songs

 

I’m loving this new Big Wreck tune!  I hope they announce the album release date soon!

 

Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays’ 1B & DH wants a contract of $25,000,000 each year for 5 years?  Offer him a contract Blue Jays.  There’s no need to save money for Jose Bautista he’s on the down side of his career.

https://ca.yahoo.com/sports/blogs/Eh%20Game/edwin-encarnacion-hits-market-and-the-meter-is-running-155003546.html

 

Hillary’s emails are all clear!!!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-sarah-paulson-read-clintons-emails-on-full-frontal-w449108

 

I’ll be working on our bunker if you need me.  Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.

 

 

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WEEKEND UPDATE

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING CANADA!

Thanksgiving weekend & Kim’s parents & brother came down.  We had our turkey day on Sunday at Sherry & James’ place.  Good to see them!  They live near Prince Albert, roughly 3 ½ hours north of Regina.  We haven’t been to their house since 2007.  Too long!  Since I had cancer, they come to Regina.  If Kim’s younger brother can get time off work he come as well.  He made it down this weekend.

I don’t know what it was but shortly after 5:00 pm yesterday, before supper, I could have easily fallen asleep in my chair?  Even today we got up & started cleaning, after a little more than an hour, Kim & I were both exhausted?

 

Thursday I went to this show at the Casino & then Saturday I returned to see a different show.

 

Went to the Casino again Saturday.  This time to see “I Mother Earth” their 20th anniversary of the album “Scenery & Fish”.  Yes, I was 16 when this album was released.  They broke up after their 4th album.  I saw them once in ’96 in Saskatoon on tour for this album & once in 1999 or 2000 on tour for their 3rd album.  “Scenery & Fish” is the most popular album of theirs, I think I read somewhere that it went 3 x platinum.  That seems to me to be an overstatement?  The only thing missing from the show was my mother.  My brother & I should have been washing the dishes listening to this album with our parents in the living room & my mother shouting at us “TURN THAT CRAP DOWN!!!!”  I don’t think she likes I Mother Earth?  I could be wrong though?

Fantastic show though!  They came out & played the entire “Scenery & Fish” album in order.  That’s something I think fans would like to see most bands do?  Play the entire new album & then a few other songs.  Most of these songs I’d never heard live, & probably never will again.

If they continue to tour & release singles, it’s pretty much a guarantee that you’ll hear these first two songs & maybe more?

These 2 songs are pretty much a guarantee to hear!

Yes, they’re a Canadian band.  This is from their 2nd album release in 1996.  This was only the 3rd time I’ve seen them live.  Once in 1996, 1999 or 2000 & this Saturday.

 

 

Can’t say I’ve ever been a big fan of Iggy Pop, but here’s an interview he did with Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-iggy-pops-revealing-red-bull-music-academy-interview-w443816

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    Long 1:28:56.

 

A lot of good tunes & videos to vote for here if you like?

http://loudwire.com/battle-royale-alter-bridges-show-me-a-leader-video-completes-hall-of-fame-run/

 

Big Wreck shared it….

 

Ozzy surprises Sharon on her birthday!

http://loudwire.com/ozzy-osbourne-woos-sharon-osbourne-the-talk-has-vitamin-removed-from-lung/

 

Far too much good music coming out near the end of the year!  4 albums on preorder & a few I’ll wait on.  Here are the preorders I have yet to receive on iTunes finishing on November 18th

 

A couple of albums I know are coming out in November that I’ll have to wait for.  Gotta save cash for Christmas!  Always more important to give rather than receive!

I don’t know what it is about “Bruno Mars” I just find his music incredibly catchy!  I’m still cautious about getting the Metallica album?

 

Possibly “Into Eternity”, “Big Wreck”, “Royal Blood” & “Paramore”?

 

I like the new “Green Day” album, for me, it’s the third best album of the 3 I bought on Friday though.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/fans-react-to-first-listen-of-green-days-revolution-radio?utm_campaign=nme-7-oct-07-10-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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

 

This song has everything I shouldn’t like, I don’t know what “Bruno Mars” does to his music, but I think it’s fantastic without the sexist video full of stereotypes!

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/bruno-mars-24k-magic-video?utm_campaign=nme-7-oct-07-10-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

“Alter Bridge” album review

 

Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger” is 25 years old!

 

Take this “Tool” info with a ton of salt.  They’re extremely private about any recordings.  It will come out some day, & I’m not holding my breath for a release date or any ballyhoo!

http://www.metalinjection.net/upcoming-releases/the-latest-update-on-the-new-tool-album-comes-from-meshuggah-it-is-the-best-i-heard-of-tool

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 

Maybe a new album from “System of a Down”, they’re not sure.  European tour dates for 2017 though.

http://loudwire.com/system-of-a-down-2017-european-tour-dates/

 

Toronto Blue Jays won 3 straight games against the Texas Rangers!!!!  Now it’s on to Boston or Cleveland for a best of 7 games series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres