IT GOT WORSE????????????  MAYBE A SHORT ONE &/OR MY ALBUMS OF 2016

 

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My sciatic nerve really wants to stick around, it’s actually worse until after my Friday afternoon appointment.  I saw a massage therapist Thursday night for the 2nd time ever & my chiropractor on Friday afternoon.  I’ll continue to see them.  It’s been almost 4 weeks since I’ve exercised.  Disappointing end to a rather productive year.  All of that being said, I guess it is time to cool it for a bit & relax?  I just started relaxing earlier than I had planned.

 

13 Kurt Cobain moments.

http://loudwire.com/13-unforgettable-kurt-cobain-moments/

To this day this is one of my favourite songs to play & listen to.

 

Stone Sour release the 10th anniversary Deluxe Edition of the album “Come What(ever) May” on Friday, December 16th

 

Despicable Me 3 trailer!!!!!

 

23 best rock guitarists in the world right now.  I did not make this list & I don’t agree with all of it.

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/the-23-best-rock-guitarists-in-the-world-right-now-645518

 

So I’m listening to Boston the other day on Apple Music & at the end it recommends Styx Greatest Hits.  Jimmy Fallon mentioned his love for this tune by Styx earlier in the week.

 

Bruno Mars carpool karaoke with James Corden!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Supergroup “The Damned Things” are recording new songs for an EP.

http://loudwire.com/supergroup-the-damned-things-record-new-songs-ep/

 

Metallica on Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-metallica-deliver-punishing-atlas-rise-on-kimmel-w456071

 

New Pentatonix video

 

Christmas edition of Carpool karaoke with multiple artists.

 

I know that Randy Blythe, Lamb of God, considers himself a “travelling T-Shirt salesman”.  Unless you’ve started in the ‘90s or earlier, 90% of musicians can easily call themselves broke.  The lifestyle of the hair metal during the ‘80s, isn’t realistic anymore.  I’m assuming record contracts are being negotiated differently now, but I could be wrong?  Consider the reason behind your favourite musician has a fragrance, alcohol, clothing brand, etc.  It’s because they likely can’t sustain their lifestyle by making music alone.  I have a few Lamb of God DVDs.  What did they do while recording in a home town studio, after 9 hours of writing/recording?  One of them was at home building his own deck in the backyard of a modest bungalow.

 

3 songs released from the album “Grace Street” by Big Wreck.  Release date February 3rd, 2017

 

Article/interview with Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless

http://crypticrock.com/interview-taylor-momsen-of-the-pretty-reckless/

Interview      

 

From the new Pentatonix Christmas album

 

Eric Clapton to release a live DVD

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/eric-clapton-preps-live-in-san-diego-with-jj-cale-dvd-w456434

 

Interview/article with Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil

http://loudwire.com/soundgarden-kim-thayil-badmotorfinger-reissue-2017-plans-grunge-explosion/

 

Nine Inch Nails to release new music next week

http://loudwire.com/nine-inch-nails-not-the-actual-events-ep/?fb2

 

I agree.  I don’t want to hear backing track at a live concert either. They have their place with certain groups.  I’d prefer to not need them.

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/alter-bridge-mark-tremonti-doesnt-want-to-hear-backing-tracks-when-seeing-other-rock-bands-play-live/#EQ0JPfmKD5Gfb1V0.99

 

Vote for your favourite drummer of the year from this list.  I’m not sure about “Gojira” yet.

http://loudwire.com/vote-best-drummer-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

 

Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge interview.  Yes, I found out about Gojira through Alter Bridge.

 

www.loudwire.com 20 best metal albums of the year

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-2016/

 

More www.loudwire.com award voting.  Preferred singer of the year.  It’s always one of these 3 for me.

http://loudwire.com/vote-best-vocalist-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

Myles Kennedy

Ian Thornley

Chris Cornell

 

www.loudwire.com      Best live act of 2016

http://loudwire.com/vote-best-live-act-6th-annual-loudwire-music-awards/

I didn’t get out to any of these shows this.  I don’t even remember hearing about any of them touring in close proximity of Saskatchewan this year & I don’t have a passport!  The best live show I saw this year was the 20th anniversary of the album “Scenery & Fish” by Canadian rockers “I Mother Earth”.

 

How much do you like Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger”?  Here’s their ad for the anniversary edition.  My favourite Soundgarden album, but I don’t need this special edition of it.

 

 

 

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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THE WEEKEND IS HERE AT THE END OF THE DAY

It’s Friday, I don’t want to be in here all day. Yesterday was a tad long winded. I’m a writer or I used to write lyrics, I do get writers block but I haven’t lately, sorry. My bad.

Now that this is on Facebook, please like & share this?

Favourite “Rage Against The Machine” songs? Can I just pick my 3 of 4 favourite albums? I own 3 of them on CD? POSSIBLE LANGUAGE WITH RATM?!!!!

http://loudwire.com/top-10-rage-against-the-machine-songs-watch/

I’ve never really been able to get into “Wilco”, think along the lines of “Blue Rodeo” watered down or “Phish”. I guess it’s a free download so have at it if you like?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/surprise-wilco-just-released-a-new-album-called-star-wars/

I quite enjoy Paul Rudd movies. That thunder storm last night “sure escalated quickly”.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/ruddy-or-not-how-paul-rudds-roles-stack-up-20150716?page=4

The recent release by Slipknot is just far to heavy for me. Quite a few others may call it their favourite Slipknot album. For the record I borrowed the latest album from my brother, listened to it a couple of times, gave it back, & deleted it from my iTunes. What I’ve heard from the 2004 release,Vol. 3 The Subliminal Verses, sounds pretty good.

http://loudwire.com/corey-taylor-refers-new-slipknot-members-by-their-names/

Bill Hader on Jimmy Fallon spit skit HILARIOUS!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-bill-hader-jimmy-fallon-reach-spit-take-glory-on-tonight-show-20150717

In Flames shared it on facebook, I’ll have to check them out. Not a metal band, but a rock band. Much Music videos are gone I don’t like what’s on the radio, so facebook is my information highway for new bands!

2 singles & a 4 song EP. ^^This is one of the singles, sounds good to me I’ll put it on my list. I have other stuff to listen to before I listen to a new group. I’ve already bought two albums this week & have two more this month on pre-order.

I got my pre-order “Mister Asylum by Highly Suspect” last night & OH, MY that’s a good rock album! Kim was online for pretty much 4 or more hours after work with Apple support & almost finished fixing iTunes Match, but our internet bit the dust late last night. The woman watched a video from the album I had pre-ordered, that doubled, random songs from it on my iPod, & said to Kim “My that’s a different video”. Kim responded “That’s my husband’s music”. Fair enough 7 songs on the 10 song album are marked as “explicit”. I don’t always listen to the words unless they’re terrible, really good or that I can relate too. More the music or melody. Yeah, weird to hear from a guy who wrote lyrics in a group, I know. “Highly Suspect” is labeled as indie rock, but sound nothing like other groups in that stupid sub-genres, The Strokes, Rah Rah (Regina based band we played with at my old high school when they were starting out). I was in grade 8 at high school with “Rah Rah” member Joel Passmore, good guy, despite me not really knowing him that well.

Thank you Consequence of Sound another new artist for me to check out & put on my list to buy later if I like it. Sound Cloud link to the song inside the CoS link.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/listen-to-alice-glass-debut-solo-single-stillbirth/

Teaser/Trailer for upcoming X-Files mini-series. I never got into X-Files.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/x-files-to-return-as-six-episode-miniseries-20150324

Another new “Lamb of God” song featuring Chino from “The Deftones” is in my iTunes files with my other pre-ordered songs from the album out on Friday the 24th.

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-embers-deftones-chino-moreno/

Dave Grohl interview on starting Foo Fighters. This is a snippet of the full interview of course there’s LANGUAGE!!!

New Darius Rucker video aka Hootie from “Hootie & The Blowfish” that name was meant to be the entire bands name. Same with “Alice Cooper”! Both became the front man’s name by popular opinion. There’s no “Led & Zeppelins” or “Pink & Floyds”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-darius-ruckers-southern-style-revelry-in-new-video-20150717

Yes, Dave Grohl plays drums while regular drummer, Taylor Hawkins, sings. Brian May of Queen plays on this studio version of the song.

This is why I follow the Rock It Out Blog! Members of Nirvana, Bad Brains, The Germs, & Scream play a punk rock show to 40,000 people. LANGUAGE OF COURSE, IT’S LIVE & DAVE GROHL HAS A DIRTY MOUTH LIVE!!! Out of the 8 studio albums only 3 songs have a 4 letter word in the lyrics, one of them is a rare B-Side Kim ordered for me from Best Buy only available in the USA Best Buy stores in 2005 or 2006?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/foo-fighters-held-an-80s-punk-rock-concert-for-40000-people-in-a-baseball-stadium/

There’s a show I wouldn’t attend. Nirvana was offered to play this tour/show & declined for good reason. Metallica at the time was a group of 2, 3, or 4 alcoholics & Axl Rose was/is unreliable. http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-metallica-tour-anniversary/

If Facebook goes down so does this blog it might end in a few years? I’m not really a big fan of communicating through Facebook. If Apple or iTunes goes down, for me that will be “..the day the music dies…”! “….I dig those rhythm & blues & THIS SONG…”!!

Songs I like. “Matchbox Twenty” had to skip a few! DON’T JUDGE ME!

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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

P.S. You’re on your own for the rest of the day.

ITUNES & STRESS

It’s not totally fixed, but we are closer than we were. At this point I think I should be receiving a paycheck in the mail courtesy of Apple. There has been quite a few households deleting iTunes Match. Meanwhile I’ve finished deleting & adding files that Apple screwed up with the launch of their new streaming service, Apple Music, on June 30th? They pretty much gave Match/iTunes users the middle finger, dropped the mic, & walked away.

Funny, Steve Jobs dies at a young age unfortunately, & Apple makes mistake after mistake, making users of their products angrier & angrier? I’m not angry, I’m confused. I have enough time on my hands to run in circles & see if things will work on try 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 or 50?

I’ve been a little stressed out lately. The iTunes problem is constantly on my mind, which of course some would call it a minor issue which is fine it’s a big deal for me.

The thing that worries me the most is Brewster. He turned 9 (human years) on January 31st. He’s whining, growling, panting, trying to hide, & sulking around here with his tail down. It’s as if he got 40 years older over night late last week? Kim took him to the vet yesterday. He’s back on anxiety pills & has been calm today. He always done those thing around kids & babies, when we have more than 2 people over or if there is a thunder storm. Now he’s like that all of the time, unless Kim is home. His pills must be doing the trick, he’s asleep in his dog bed.

Morrissey slams Ed Sheeran

http://www.nme.com/news/ed-sheeran/86840?utm_campaign=nme-july-13-13-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Foo Fighters will return to Europe in September to play canceled shows

http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/86839?utm_campaign=nme-july-13-13-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Yes, Chris Adler will be doing double duty on the Megadeth tour & the Lamb of God tour

http://loudwire.com/chris-adler-double-duty-megadeth-lamb-of-god-2015-u-k-tour/

All-Star cover of AC/DC’s “Highway to hell”

http://loudwire.com/the-answer-soulfly-korn-ffdp-acdc-highway-to-hell/

Jimmy Fallon explains hand injury.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/jimmy-fallon-details-gruesome-hand-injury-icu-stay-on-tonight-20150714

Paul McCartney’s backstage antics at the R n’ R Hall of Fame 2015

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-paul-mccartneys-backstage-antics-at-rock-hall-ceremony-20150714

Paul Rudd & Jimmy Fallon play “Drinko”

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-jimmy-fallon-paul-rudd-play-drinko-chug-tequila-gravy-cocktail-20150714

Birthday wish granted by Dave Grohl. Fan plays drums on “Big me” with Foo Fighters. LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dave-grohl-grants-birthday-wish-invites-fan-to-drum-with-foo-fighters-20150714

I loved playing this song on guitar hero, then I’d get to the fast/hard part

These turned out to be my favourite songs to play on that video game…

These are all on the expert setting. I played them on the medium & a few on the hard setting.

I watched this documentary yesterday, again. He was guilty until proven innocent. The band raised $200.000 for his bail. The Czech Republic took it, then said it wasn’t enough they wanted an additional $200.000. 2 years prior he was blame for the death of a fan at their show in 2010. The trial took place in 2012? LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-randy-blythe-first-gigs-after-release-from-czech-prison/

Megadeth shared it…..

Write your article & go away. If someone doesn’t want photos taken, put on your “BIG BOY” pants & get over it.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/newspaper-protests-foo-fighters/

Conan with big name musicians

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-boy-george-jack-black-doors-robby-krieger-on-conan-20150714

Lars Ulrich, Metallica drummer, continues to make me question what he’s thinking when he speaks publically? One week he’s totally against streaming music, the next week he’s all for it?

http://www.nme.com/news/metallica/86869?utm_campaign=nme-july-14-14-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Well he’s only had $0.50 for how long? Bankruptcy should be expected.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/50-cent-downplays-bankruptcy-filing-im-taking-precautions-20150714

Don’t blame me, I’m just the messenger. Disturbed are back.

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-first-show-since-hiatus-chicago/

Tom Petty’s thoughts about the confederate flag

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tom-petty-on-past-confederate-flag-use-it-was-downright-stupid-20150714

Who doesn’t like a tasty burrito on occasion? This is WAY over the top though?!

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/to-unfoil-and-to-hold?utm_term=4ldqpia#.jjg9rX5pG

Spiderman must have been HIGH all day every day. He never stopped thinking about “Mary Jane”. Yet Tom Petty had his ‘Last Dance with Mary Jane” a long time ago?

John Oliver is right on point & usually quite hilarious

This is a really solid metal co-headliner tour, well the headliners at least.

https://www.facebook.com/Megadeth/photos/a.97672432329.99881.7709052329/10152843631312330/?type=1&theater

Zac Brown plays “Let it Be”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/see-zac-brown-bands-stripped-down-cover-of-let-it-be-20150714

New “Fantastic Four” movie on the way!

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/videos/see-fantastic-four-rise-to-power-in-epic-new-trailer-20150714

Corey Taylor, of Slipknot/Stone Sour, weighs in on confederate flag issue. LANGUAGE!!

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-stone-sour-corey-taylor-confederate-flag-debate/

I have the one-off “Mad Season” album with members of Pearl Jam & Soundgarden with Alice in Chains now deceased singer Layne Staley. I need to listen to it more often.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/mad-season-to-release-live-albums-of-reunion-concert-final-show-with-layne-staley/

Slash has added fall North American tour dates.

http://loudwire.com/slash-fall-2015-north-american-tour-the-hell-within-horror-film/

NUDITY!

Songs I like. “Lit” Little bit of LANGUAGE! I only own 1 CD.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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

NOT FEELING SO WITTY SINCE IT’S MONDAY

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Despite Dave Grohl’s broken leg a 20th anniversary show along with many others go on!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/live-reviews/foo-fighters-celebrate-20th-anniversary-at-all-star-washington-d-c-gig-20150705#ixzz3f2SCaDb0

I find it odd that U2 sent out a free album nobody liked, & the next day Apple releases an app to delete it? Apple screws up iTunes Match for multiple households world wide at the end of June yet as of Sunday evening it’s not fixed yet? 1 album fixed in a day, multiple accounts/libraries yet almost a week later no solution. But they launched their radio station, I guess that’s their first priority?

Oh, Muse! I so do like this band!

https://www.facebook.com/muse/photos/a.10152543823283725.1073741829.8762738724/10153164373128725/?type=1&theater

Damon Albarn played for 5 hours & had to be carried off stage by security since he wouldn’t end the show?!

https://www.facebook.com/muse/photos/a.10152543823283725.1073741829.8762738724/10153164373128725/?type=1&theater

John Oliver is absolutely HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-john-olivers-snap-judgments-on-banjos-bagels-orgies-20150706

Dave Grohl designed his iron throne aka wheelchair he sits in during concerts while rocking out.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/dave-grohl-designed-his-iron-throne-while-high-on-oxycontin/

1st single from the new “Walk off the Earth” album

The Grateful Dead have called it a career and closed the book after 50 years.

Well deserved headlining act. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds “Chasing Yesterday” album is one of many delightful moments of music this year.

http://www.nme.com/news/noel-gallagher/86700?utm_campaign=nme-july-6-06-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Does Paul Rudd seem like an odd choice to play the role of a Marvel superhero? I would never have thought of him as a superhero, more of a comedic actor? I like Paul Rudd, I’ve just never thought of him as a superhero?

Check that out! A little “Third Ion” on the list!

http://hellbound.ca/2015/07/10-great-canadian-albums-you-may-have-missed-in-2015/

Halestorm shared it & says guitar players should learn the solo.

Legal rights at a music festival by the Rock It Out Blog

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/know-your-legal-rights-at-a-music-festival/

Van Halen’s kick off on the 2015 tour

http://loudwire.com/watch-van-halen-kick-off-2015-tour-rare-tracks/

Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” sung in 20 different styles.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-taylor-swifts-bad-blood-sung-in-20-different-styles-20150706

10 insane onstage accidents

http://loudwire.com/10-insane-onstage-accidents/

A cover of Megadeth with string instruments blindfolded

“Lamb of God” vocalist Randy Blythe article/interview regarding the new album

http://www.vh1.com/news/32227/lamb-of-god-randy-blythe-interview/

Songs I like. “Lamb of God” Skipped 4 bands I don’t listen to much including “Lacuna Coil” from Italy who are pretty good. Metal with a female singer, she sings & doesn’t do death vocals. LANGUAGE & METAL!!!!

From the album to be released later this month!

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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

I LOATHE THE IDEA OF STREAMING MUSIC

“…can I get an Amen….”

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I don’t plan on having a Netflix subscription until the day I die. Why would I keep a subscription to ‘rent’ music from a streaming site either. I want to know on the first of every month I don’t have to pay $9.99 to continue listening to music from Apple music. Everybody has been able to OWN the music they listen to. Fix iTunes so the artist(s) can control the price of their music? $1.50 for the label, $1.50 for the music downloading site and $0-$9.00 for the artist per album download. As for purchasing the odd song here & there, $1.00 for the label, $1.00 for the site & $0.00-$1.00 for the artist. There are 500 million iTunes accounts in the world, FIX IT ALREADY! Apple is making things terrible. Around every corner I find more people complaining about Apple/iTunes. I just spent a day & a half fixing my iTunes & iTunes Match is running at the moment, if this doesn’t work, I’ll give up & call their support team. “Here’s an iPod classic! Now you can’t have it, here’s an iPod touch with less hard drive space instead for more money!” “Here’s iTunes where musicians are paid pennies for an album download, now you can’t have it. Now you can “rent” music from our streaming site for $120/year,$9.99/month” As for a cell phone, I’m waiting for the iPhone 10, should be out early next year? I don’t think an artist makes much on their streaming site, but I could be wrong?

I’ve spent all day Thursday & most of today working on problems with my iTunes Match. I’m out until my FANTASTIC wife gets home to help me. I’ve been hung up on during a support call to Apple & put on hold for far too long. Yes I was polite, it’s not the call center’s fault & getting angry won’t solve anything. I’m sure they hung up on me because of my voice, that’s my guess? It started this week when they launched their new streaming site, oddly enough.

This will be really cool!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=30&v=Av5EhEBUQdI

Really good topic from Monday evening’s Rock It Out Blog LANGUAGE!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfCFTJJILo8

New TV series & movies coming to Netflix in July

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/07/01/netflix_new_movies_for_july_2015_the_best_tv_shows_and_films_coming_to_netflix.html?wpsrc=rollingstone

Rock It Out Blog interview with Weird Al

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/a-conversation-with-weird-al-yankovic/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=130&v=k1wfNsJdhmE

Wouldn’t you expect your songs to change a bit with any change in your life. I wrote many lyrics, they were all based on my personal experiences.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/genius-top-ranked-kanye-expert-kim-kardashian-is-changing-his-music-20150702

Now the music industry is in the crapper! Thank you Napster…………….NOT! You expect me to pay for cable to watch this? That’s ridonculous!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/relive-napsters-glory-days-in-new-doc-on-2000s-20150702

Mark Tremonti article/interview.

http://crypticrock.com/interview-mark-tremonti-of-tremonti/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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

Trailer for “Ant Man” starring Paul Rudd

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/paul-rudd-s-ant-man-gets-drenched-in-new-extended-/382336?utm_campaign=nme-july-2-02-07-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=29&v=-4ncIYx0QXc

Chris Martin of “Coldplay” plays impromptu set at a bar in India

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/07/coldplays-chris-martin-played-an-impromptu-acoustic-set-at-bar-in-india-watch/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AeV92QfTFE

Barenaked Ladies teaser for their appearance on the Strombo radio show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aL8FsfJJxAg

Mid-year music report by Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mid-year-music-report-streaming-vinyl-and-taylor-swift-rule-20150703#ixzz3eqGAOvog

Royal Blood interview & “Ten Tonne Skeleton” live!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8vZWEp-MCI

Tremonti’s Cauterize album is REALLY good. If you like this type of metal. I was surprised at how much I like it!!!

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

Big Wreck LIVE!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXY8PrlTgjY

Rock It Out Blog on Apple’s new streaming service. I say BOOO!

http://consequenceofsound.net/video/rock-it-out-blog-can-beats-1-radio-save-alt-rock-radio/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=273&v=9RAb39_JcRU

John Goodman is not dead! It’s an online hoax.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Goodman

The entire Taylor Swift vs. Apple discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4oSOMdrB8

I missed this part in the Bible?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-pq3u-Ey5M

Songs I like. “The King’s Singers”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywkarAwB0W8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK7lbRBlhk8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQROMWTBP6g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrEWa5P2qPo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N75BDfm1Ls

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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

P.S. Now I want to listen to The Beatles “White” album!

EVERYBODY’S FAVOURITE DAY……………NOT!!!

It’s a music blog so whoever likes it can subscribe!

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Even though you subscribe to the blog I always recommend coming to the site to read it in case someone comments on a topic. Comments are always welcomed. If you’re using “Google Chrome” as a web browser on a PC the http://www.youtube.com links will be open to show you the title, artist & a still photo of the video. Mac computers I know nothing about.

Give the site a minute or 2 to load all of the links & everything should be fine.

Hard rock fans, buy this “Red Dragon” album by Room 333, which is compared to “La Gargola” by Chevelle! https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/red-dragon/id917967693

What did I accomplish by 7:30 am? Went to the kitchen at 6:20, had my 2 small glasses of blended fruits & vegetables. Started my workout of 300 crunches, some extremely off balance Yoda……uh….yoga. Let Brewster out, then Kim left for work at 7:30am. I managed to do 20 push ups, some planking & a short “wrestle” with Brewster. I’ll likely do more push ups & crunches later on. Now I’m just really tired at 7:55 am.

“Lip Sync Battle” this week between Emily Blunt & Anne Hathaway.

I think I’m in the very few over 25 that likes Fall Out Boy
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-fall-out-boy-tear-through-trap-queen-at-mtv-movie-awards-20150412

Too funny! I hope this link works

Pretty cool story about 2 kids in Winnipeg at a Jets hockey game. The little guy did it right!
http://inspiremore.com/boy-gives-gift-to-girl-cancer-hockey-game/

I hate knowing an album is done the recording process yet there’s no release date.
http://loudwire.com/mark-tremonti-cauterize-wolfgang-van-halen/

I sort of like ‘Slayer’ most of their stuff is good until Kerry King tries to do a guitar solo in the same key as the rest of the song, which never happens.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-13/slayer-album-done-next-one-begun

I can listen to Slayer for about 45 minutes, then I need to listen to something else.

“Faith No More” add UK dates.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-13/faith-no-more-add-uk-dates

Royal Blood live (not metal) 2 guys, a drummer & bass player, they both do vocals. The recent band that I’m really into.

Mumford & Sons North American tour dates
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/04/mumford-and-sons-announce-north-american-tour/

Stream the new ‘Alabama Shakes’ album
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/04/stream-alabama-shakes-new-album-sound-color/

So vinyl albums are making a comeback, especially in the UK. GREAT! So people will go out, buy the album if it’s not already on their iTunes, that’s the first thing they’ll do with the record before it gets scratched, listen to the actual vinyl record maybe 5 times, then put it away & a few years down the road they’ll hear it on the radio and think “Hey, I’ve got this on vinyl at home!?!?” and they’ve likely been listening to it on their iPod or iTunes multiple times since they’ve bought the vinyl album.

Vinyl or digital either sound is OK with me. I don’t have the physical space for a vinyl collection. My 600+ CDs are in the closet behind me. So for me I’m all for digital music. I now buy my music on iTunes or I’ve put about 60% of my CDs on iTunes & never touch them.

I got $235 in iTunes gift cards for Christmas in 2013 I believe. 3 hours later, I had $0.05 left on my iTunes account.

Never heard music by “Fast Romantics” I’ve heard their name mentioned before

You know I’m personally against streaming music sites. You want to use them, go ahead. I prefer to own the music I listen to, & be assured that it is mine & be on my iTunes 30 years down the road.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-5-most-powerful-people-in-streaming-music-20150413

I don’t want to pay for radio either, but I do want to pay for my music. That’s why I’ll always harp on “…let the artists determine the price of their music on iTunes up to $20…”. If they’re comfortable with their lifestyle & make enough cash on tour, drop the price. If it’s a group struggling financially $20 on iTunes won’t matter to most. The CDs behind me likely cost about $22-$25, and there’s roughly 600 of them. Maybe it’s dumb of me? I know that my CDs & iTunes files will be there in the future, unless there’s a theft or fire here. WARNING!!! LANGUAGE!

I’ve seen this on electric guitar but not on acoustic guitar

John Oliver is HILARIOUS!
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-john-oliver-michael-bolton-serenade-irs-the-governments-anus-20150413

Here’s Stone Sour’s cover of Metallica’s “Creeping Death”
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-stone-sours-crushing-cover-of-metallicas-creeping-death-20150413

Letterman’s guests for his last 6 weeks “Late night with David Letterman”
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/lettermans-last-stand-clooney-oprah-seinfeld-and-more-to-guest-20150413

Shinedown announce summer U.S. tour dates & confirm 2015 album release
http://loudwire.com/shinedown-summer-tour-dates-2015-album-release/

Big Wreck live “Ghosts”

Paul Rudd as a superhero? ‘Ant Man’ trailer
http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/videos/watch-paul-rudd-take-a-punch-in-first-ant-man-trailer-20150413

Remember 12:00 am Eastern time in North America the 3rd/new ‘Halestorm’ will be available on iTunes!!! That’s 10:00pm in Saskatchewan!

Baseball stuff. Why do people hate Alex Rodriguez Barry Bonds? Because you both took steroids, got caught then continued to lie about it!
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2429203-barry-bonds-comments-on-hatred-toward-alex-rodriguez-ahead-of-660th-hr?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=programming-national

Let me see if I have this right? Gambling on your own team to win as a on field manager get’s you a lifetime ban from anything related to baseball (Pete Rose). Using steroids is OK though & you can be inducted to the Hall of Fame. I guess those are the rules, but I totally disagree with them. Seems backwards to me?

Songs I like. “A Day to Remember” No Mitch I don’t wear skinny jeans when I listen to them. I just don’t wear pants much at all, just boxer briefs, unless somebody’s coming over………………even then it depends on who it is.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog or http://www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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,

“Butthead” aka Chris

QUEEN

Tuesday, June 24th 2014

 

I have to skip a few groups because I SAW QUEEN LAST NIGHT!!!!! If you had any reason to not go other than Adam Lambert was singing for Queen that’s fine. If Adam Lambert was the EXCUSE you had to not go, this is the only time I will say you’re flat out WRONG! I’m not a fan of his music and NOBODY could replace Freddie Mercury! Adam Lambert preformed, and sang VERY VERY well! He did not in anyway try to over shadow Roger Taylor, Brian May or Queen! He hit EVERY note with ease and put on a memorable show people will be talking about for years.

 

So, if you didn’t go because it was on a Monday and you had to make the terrible 2.5 hour drive from Regina to Saskatoon and back, or you’re not a fan of Queen or you had other priorities/commitments. That’s fine, I get it.

 

If Adam Lambert was your EXCUSE you missed a FANTASTIC!!!!! show, and you’re planning on seeing them the next time they come through Saskatchewan? Yeah that happens all of the time………….NOT! You will likely never have another opportunity to see Queen if you’re a fan. “Oh but really it’s because Adam Lambert is singing with them” do you know how many times I’ve heard that excuse? Do a simple search on google or youtube, wait, I’ll make this easy and give you a link………http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqOLX1BMCxw There I heard this last night. I pretty much heard Queen’s Greatest Hits live 40 feet away from me!

 

Yeah, Brian May and Roger Taylor would let any moron sing for them….NO! They probably went through an audition process to find a singer that A. Could sing B. Preform and C. That they could do a tour with for however long.  They did this song even better than Paul Rudd  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LvMeYEwWGQ  

 

The highlight for me was hearing this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34ErUwV5Uxk and of course they did “Bohemian Rhapsody” I instantly thought of beer and dill pickles Rachel.  

 

The downside of last night was that it started an hour late and whoever was in front of us had dreadful B.O., so really no big deal in the grand scheme of things.

 

“Complaining won’t solve anything. If you want something done your way, just do it yourself!”

“Don’t try to please everyone, it CAN’T happen”

“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,

“Hubby Boo Boo” aka “Butthead” aka Christopher

chrisg.fraser@gmail.com or Chris G. Fraser on facebook