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I fell asleep to “Foo Fighters” the album “Concrete & Gold”


Friday evening ended with me watching the Blue Jays win their first game on the road in Texas.  Rain delay but they got it in.  I was also throwing back a couple of pints of Rebellions “Cherry Tart” beer.  I love their sour beers that come by once a year.

2 pints of “Cherry Tart (sour) beer” is full of sugar, almost too sweet for me.  All of that sugar & I was wide awake in the shower by 8:00 am on Saturday.  It’s very sour for 3 or 4 seconds, then incredibly sweet.  Went for a visit with my Grandparents in the afternoon.  Came home but stopped for “Wok Box” for supper.  Neither of us had ever tried it.  Expensive, but Kim will get 2 meals out of her order, in the long run it’s not bad for a fast meal.

Watched the Blue Jays lose 5-1 against Texas.  That makes their record 5W-4L.  After 9 games last year they were 1W-8L, so this is an improvement but nothing to get too excited about.  The Blue Jays will likely look very different by June or at least this year.  It will be more players from the minor leagues taking over.  Next season, nobody will have heard of the players on the 25 man roster.  Yes, they play almost every day.  They had an off day this past Thursday & another one this coming Thursday.

Sunday morning, that “Cherry Tart” beer is gone after 2 more pints last night, & thank goodness.  WAY too sweet for me, tasty, but too much sugar!  Woke up at 8:00 am again, & we don’t even have a kid.  Last game of 3 games for the Blue Jays in Texas.  Hopefully they can get a win today to make their season record 6W-4L instead of a 5W-5L record.  If they’re going to do anything this year they need to have a much better record at the end of April.  Last year they dug themselves a deep hole & never got out of it finishing 4th in a division of 5 teams.

Then it will be a regular Sunday for us of getting ready for the week, Kim will be getting groceries, I made my juice yesterday, hard boil some eggs for breakfast during the week, laundry to be washed & put away, etc.



My Father bought this album when I was very young.  It was released in 1986, I’m not sure if that’s when he got it?  I was a kid so at first I thought it was just OK.  It aged well though!  I ended up buying my own CD sometime between 2005 & 2007?  This is the only Paul Simon album I own.  I know at some point, I’ll seek out more of his stuff, I just haven’t gotten around to it yet.  Now I consider this album as one of my many classic albums….


Top 10 Foo Fighters riffs.


Avatar sequel is coming, why?  I had many issues with the first one, I didn’t care for it at all.  Kim bought it though.


Number 1.  Fall Out Boy are NOT a rock band.  Number 2.  They’re a guitar based pop band that uses samples.  If you’re looking for more than that, go somewhere else.  I like Fall Out Boy, great pop band.  If I want to hear a rock band, I’ll listen to something different.


New “Pentatonix” 11 song album “Top Pop Vol.1” is out Friday, April 13th.


2 big releases on April 20th.  “A Perfect Circle” & “Tesseract”

This “Tesseract” band is growing on me, in a good way, not like warts, crabs, or herpes, those have never grown on me.


Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box” reworked for TV show “West World”



Yes, I watch as much Blue Jays baseball as possible.  What doesn’t make sense to me is, why are they babying certain players that are constantly injured?  Their 2B player has been in the major league for 4 years & probably hasn’t played a full season if all of his games were added together.  A season is 162 games, an “everyday” player should be around 120 – 140 games.  This guy is playing for 2 games & 1 game off, to avoid injury, WHY?  So, if he stays healthy he’ll play 108 games.  If he can play 108 games, why not send him out for 120 or 130 games?  Special treatment for him could be difficult if/when they want to trade him.  Other teams could see him as a liability that needs special treatment rather than an asset in a trade.


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I fell asleep to “Stone Sour” the album “Hydrograd”

I exercised to “Ben Harper” 8 albums on shuffle


YAY……………………NOT!  Tuesday was back to reality & the normal everyday grind.

I thought briefly about starting a record/vinyl collection & quickly realized that would be a terrible idea for me.  The cost alone is something we can’t afford.  Then I’d have to find a place to keep the albums.  All of that hassle for us, just to buy vinyl albums, iTunes is fine with me.  Especially now that I’ve figured out what bands/artists I’ll pre-order & who I’ll wait to check out on Apple Music.  I don’t agree with free music (for myself) you get it however you like.  I don’t like the fact that musicians spend so much on studio time only to receive pennies on a streaming site?  I don’t get how someone woke up one day & decided musicians should work for free?  Great for the consumer, terrible for the musicians.

If you’ve made your millions as a musician this shouldn’t matter as much as it does for a new musician trying to rise to fame.  Either way, it just seems wrong to me?


My last 2 weeks (maybe more) of physiotherapy, before my final test, were outside in the park.  Learning to sit on a blanket.  It was in July, my back was soaking wet with sweat because it took a lot of energy.  Get out of my wheelchair & get back into it.  To make matters worse, that’s when a bird missed the target on my head & pooped on my shoulder.

My final “test”/physiotherapy session was out of my chair onto the floor.  Crawl over 1 obstacle, 10 pushups on my knees.  Crawl over a 2nd obstacle, 10 crunches, crawl over a 3rd obstacle, return to my wheelchair repeating the exercise on the way back.




Chris Martin (Coldplay) covers Paul Simon’s “Graceland”.  FANTASTIC ALBUM!!!!



Releases I’ve pre-ordered for Friday release day!

Then, next Friday

And finally on Friday October 20th

I’m sure there will be more that will pop up out of nowhere between September 15th & October 20th.  This would break us if I bought each of these on vinyl.  Halestorm was rumored to be releasing an album this year…who knows?


Audio interview with singer Maynard James Keenan of (A Perfect Circle/Tool/Puscifer)

1 F- BOMB LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Fall preview of movies 2017


I’m excited for this movie in December.

Might as well start your complaining now.  I’ll see it & likely buy it when it’s released on Blu-ray.


Entertaining clips just because I can!


The Ellen Degeneres Show began on Tuesday & hit a nerve for me, an important one.  The terrible event in Charlottesville.

To the Nazis, KKK, & racist group.  You are “religious” not truly religious.  I don’t know what book you’re reading, it’s probably the same book that international terrorists are reading & misinterpreting.




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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.




Article with Chester Bennington’s widow.



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.


Chris (a music fan)



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



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



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!


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.



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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All of this is from the past week.  I started writing this on Friday all of the information on this post, is a week of music info on Facebook.

My nerve is much better after 2 visits to the Chiropractor.  More stretching & one more visit should do the trick.  On my side overnight the doctor recommended a pillow between my knees, WAY better.  When the pain is completely gone, I’ll cut WAY back on my exercises until January.  So this is nothing more than an update.  A poor way to end a good year of exercising.  Good time to slow down though.


Who knew “Staind” had more than 2 albums?  I thought they had 1, & I’m not joking.



Green Day with James Corden



Rock Star look-a-likes



New movie “Fences” with Denzel Washington



Van Halen albums ranked.  I borrowed all of them from a friend of mine, I ended up making my own greatest hits though.



If retired life without a driving license is me sitting on the couch, I’ll do whatever I can to go back to work or get a license!  HOLY BORING!  I think I’m done with Netflix……………..I think I’ve watched it all.  I’m pretty sure I’ve seen “Deadpool” & “Batman vs. Superman” too many times!  Next……..”Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens” for the 10th time!  I listened to a PILE of music also while trying to get comfy on the couch.  Listening to whatever I had purchased this year & I’ve been working on my albums of 2016 since near the end of October.

This is the clean trailer & it still contains LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It’s a lot like an action movie that was handed to Kevin Smith to write the dialogue.  HILARIOUS!  I guess the script was written & re-written over the course of a decade!


Anybody watching the fantastic new show “This Is Us”?  Did you catch the Thanksgiving episode, with Paul Simon’s “Graceland” album?


Article with Lamb of God regarding their new EP entitled “The Duke”, a fan who lost his battle with Leukemia.



Review of “Who You Selling For?” by The Pretty Reckless.



Sure, I also think Big Wreck should be as noticed as Soundgarden.  Fridays should be a part of a 3 day weekend, every weekend!  “You can’t always get what you want”


Guess who wrote & directed this video?  Long time Soundgarden fan & friend Dave Grohl!


Here’s www.loudwire.com best albums of 2016 so far.  Are they expecting more releases to come this year?  I’m not.





Why did this become a music blog?  “Because music is a BIG @#!$%^*&( DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“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,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


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I fell asleep to “Queens of the Stone Age” the album “….like clockwork”.  Guess who played drums on this album?  The name rhymes with Rave Roll?

I exercised to “A. D.D.” the album “Core” then “Alice in Chains” their Greatest Hits” the songs before singer, Layne Staley, died from a heroin overdose.

I remember Chris Messer telling me that the band I was with in university, should play “Man in the Box” my voice hadn’t completely changed from being a bass singer in high school yet.  The song was pretty difficult for me.


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I exercise daily because I have to if I want to walk again.  I miss it when I’m supposed to be relaxing.  The part I really like about it is my rotation of T-Shirts that fit has grown!  Seems as though each week I can add another shirt into the mix.  This week started off with the addition of 3 T-Shirts.  That’s my wardrobe, concert T-Shirts & mostly shorts.

I really don’t like the heat!  Our windows face south so it’s always warm in here.  Even if the blinds are closed, even in the winter, it can get up to 89F or 28C.  Far too warm for me!  In the summer I can turn on the air conditioner to keep it at 22C.  In the winter I’m hooped?  I don’t even turn on the heat.  I did last winter & it kicked in 3 times, the rest of the winter it was really “hot in herre” even when I left the door open.  The heat from the sun kept it at a more than balmy 89F, 31C.  If we were going out I’d keep my shorts & T-Shirt on & bring my jacket with me.  I don’t wear my winter jacket much, usually a bunny hug/hoodie.  If you’re from Saskatchewan you know what a bunny hug is, if you’re anywhere else & say that, people look at you like you’re absolutely crazy!  That or on occasion in other Canadian provinces someone will say “So, you’re from Saskatchewan I assume?”


Alter Bridge behind the song “Poison in Your Veins”


50 disturbing songs people love



Consequence of Sound review “Deepwater Horizon”


Steven Avery, Making a Murderer, is engaged.



“10,000 Days” was most recent album released by Tool.  Here are some funny ways that fans are looking at this dry spell.



Sharon Osbourne discussing her marriage with Ozzy Osbourne on “Conan”



I guess you can stream the new “Opeth” album already.  Release is tomorrow.  If you plan on streaming it today, you should tell your boss you’ll see them on Monday?



Benedict Cumberbatch sings with Pink Floyd singer David Gilmour.



“The Pretty Reckless” made a video for the song “Take me Down”



Check out this acoustic show in Regina!

“Dear friends, as you know I play very few shows, in an attempt to remedy this I’m playing a show this weekend (Saturday) at the cathedral social hall (formerly the freehouse) with my homies Mitch Fraser and J.D. Lemire. Shows starts at 9 and there is no cover so if you’re feeling like an outing and some live local music come on by! We’ll be playing some of my own music and some acoustic renditions of room333 songs.”



Hahahahaha!  Donald Trump!  He won’t EVER live this down


“Korn” with Corey Taylor of “Slipknot”



“It’s on www.youtube.com but don’t you dare promote it!”  OK, I’m not a fan of “Korn” anyways.


Paul Simon on Austin City Limits.  I love the album “Graceland”!!!!!!!!



Chocolate mint stout available at Rebellion this afternoon!  “HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY”




Why did this become a music blog?  “Because music is a BIG @#!$%^*&( DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“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,


“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


I fell asleep to multiple albums by “Foo Fighters” first “Sonic Highways” second the self titled debut album “Foo Fighters” & finally about ½ of “The Colour & The Shape”

I exercised to “Dream Theater” the album “The Astonishing”

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Today was another early morning after a long night got to bed around midnight, listened to roughly 2 ½ albums on my iPod. Woke up just before 6:00 am to pee, I was up I figured I might as well stay up & get going? Turned on the stereo & started putting dishes away that I took care of for Kim after supper, did the dishwasher that was full & ran last night & washed a few by hand since I made a breakfast juice last night & needed the pitcher for it. I’ve turned into a morning person Kim wakes me up during the week either before she gets ready for work or as she’s leaving for work. I like to get my workout/breakfast smoothie done ASAP so I can get this done & relax for the rest of the day ( around 2:00 pm or a bit later) is when I hit the couch & watch the late night talk shows I’ve recorded from the previous night. As soon as Kim gets home we watch “The Ellen Degeneres Show” together. I watch Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien & Netflix if there’s time for it before she gets home. I keep busy with my workout, Brewster, & this blog before I get to relax! Weekends I occasionally sleep in past 9:30 am. I listened to the newest “Anthrax” album “For All Kings” at a reasonable volume, not 11!

Just when I thought Major League Baseball umpires had hit the bottom, they prove me wrong & keep digging. I think any fan, player or manager watching the Chicago White Sox playing the Toronto Blue Jays last night would have been absolutely disgusted with the very inconsistent strike zone. When the back catchers, hitters, pitchers, live spectators, TV spectators, and managers from both teams question you as to why the same pitch was a strike or ball 3 pitches ago is now the opposite, wouldn’t an umpire begin to think that he might be off a bit. Then you go & throw a manager out of the game for asking a question to a different umpire? The Blue Jays would have lost anyways but it shouldn’t have been 4-0, I’ll say 3-0 at the worst, the fourth run was laughable, & who knows what the other miscalls would have been? The entire game was a joke at best. Keep “..digging your hole..” umpires, I guess you haven’t hit rock bottom yet?

As much as I like Foo Fighters I’ve only seen them 4 times, that’s the same amount that I’ve seen Trivium? I like Trivium but they’re not Foo Fighters! I try to never miss a Big Wreck show in town. When I went to see them in ’99-2002 they were here about 3 or 4 times a year & I saw them each & everytime. Even when I was in the hospital, Kim & I would take Para Transit or our wheelchair van to see ‘Thornley’ in town a few times, the lead singer’s band while Big Wreck had broken up for a decade.

Halestorm’s Facebook site has turned me on to other artists I likely wouldn’t know about. They recommended ‘Highly Suspect’, who was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album for their debut album “Mr. Asylum”. I can’t think of another rock group who has been a Grammy nominee for their debut album? That’s impressive for a rock band, especially now that rock music isn’t ‘cool’ right now.


Tremonti’s “Dust” album reviewed track by track


New Blink 182


Hahahahaha! Darth Trump

Ben Harper is FANTASTIC! Video inside the link!


^^That’s just a small sample of what he’s done!

This was really good! Retired L.A. Lakers basketball player Kobe Bryant on The Ellen Degeneres Show.


Video inside the link.

The show “Repeat After Me” was really funny as well, I thought anyways! Especially when I heard “Girlfriend, you are tight like a pickle jar”

I almost peed a little when I saw this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pro GMO. Article.


If you were born in 1979 on, you don’t know a world without GMOs, other than food you’ve grown yourself or at an organic grocery store.

I know there’s many people opposed to this my opinion on this, but it’s my opinion only. I’m not speaking for anyone else. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Tour announcement from Blink 182 with 3 other groups


In Flames’ “Reroute to Remain” album now on Spotify!

Paul Simon hitting the road with his new album. New song inside the link!!!


Halestorm’s self titled debut album is 7 years old today

“Whatever doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger”

“……….A wounded man shall say to his assailant. If I live I will kill you, if I die you are forgiven …….”

Works for cancer patients or anybody with a natural terminal disease, other than that I don’t think I’d go by that quote.

New “July Talk” streaming here

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/04/canadian-rockers-july-talk-give-disco-a-deadly-edge-in-new-song-push-pull-listen/ No release date to be found? I’ve got their breakthrough album, with the song below. I really like it, but I don’t listen to it as much as I thought I would

These 2 were in opposing bands in the ’90s & were mortal enemies back then. I never listened to “Blur” or “Gorillaz”. Oasis was FANTASTIC though!


Prescription drugs found by Prince’s body.



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Today’s workout was brought to you by “Paul Simon” the album “Graceland” & “Foo Fighters” 60 B-Sides on shuffle. Yet last night I fell asleep to “System of a Down” playing on my iPod?

My ying

And my yang


That makes 90 squats, 150 pushups, 15-20 minutes of yoga, & 420 crunches so far this week. Crunches & yoga are all in one day. Pushups & squats are three day totals, yet my T-Shirt still doesn’t fit that well?


Ladies, I’m going to tell you something about straight men. Some of us are extremely dumb, & I’m one of the dumbest ones. I need to be spoon fed everything “This is a song for all the fellas. Try to do what those ladies tell us….”


I’m so dumb I forgot the 2nd thing I was going to tell you!?


I got out of the shower this morning, brushed my teeth, got dressed & dropped my wedding ring under the bed. Took me a few minutes but I got it. I only take it off now when I shower. I used to take it off at work too for safety reasons.


President & C. E. O. of the Toronto Blue Jays, Mark Shapiro, finally broke his silence for a ½ hour interview on Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown yesterday. He’s been labeled as the number 1 villain since arriving in Toronto in late August. I think the fans just needed some reassurance that he knows what is expected from him. I hope this satisfies other fans? I wasn’t stressing about it, & I hope other fans don’t from now on. He said he’s meeting with Jose Bautista at Bautista’s house early next week. He would like to find a way to sign both Bautista & Encarnacion, both have been there for quite a while. Both of their contracts end at the end of the 2016 season. That’s $40,000,000 right there, plus the $20,000,000 their paying newly acquired (at the trade deadline last year) short stop Troy Tulowitzki. I think he might run into payroll issues? He’s been allotted roughly $148,000,000 for the team, same payroll as last year. For me it’s a wait & see situation. I don’t run the organization, so I don’t need to worry about it. I’m a fan, I sit on the couch for 3 hours & watch a game, sports entertainment. They can’t hear my coaching that I shout at the TV.

What would make me happier? If someone would actually coach the team how to bunt. Something you learn in Little League. Stick your bat out, hold so you don’t break your fingers, & deaden the ball onto the ground. Pretty easy but not for the Blue Jays players? Heck I could teach that from my wheelchair! Everything else we can forget about, they’re major league players for a reason.


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I’ve never heard of them. They have 6 albums on iTunes. Not something I’d buy or listen to. You might enjoy it though?



25 most anticipated tours of 2016


Did any Canadian miss the Black Sabbath tour date in Calgary, ON.? Is there a Calgary in Ontario that I don’t know about? That’s a long trip from Edmonton, Alberta!


Even Gene Simmons gets star struck!



The 3rd Tremonti album, “Dust”, will be released in April, single will be out in March. 10 song album that was recorded while in the studio for “Cauterize”


First Lemmy Kilmister, then David Bowie, & now Alan Rickman?

The last 2 on the list have made the start of 2016 terrible!


TV interview with Dave Grohl LANGUAGE IS CENSORED!


Today is Dave Grohl’s 47th birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. GROHL!!


Rival Sons” in Saskatoon Thursday, January 28th . I’ve never heard of them. Honestly this is considered a big deal to the venue in Saskatoon?


I guess “Nickleback” is in a lawsuit? This is the only song of their’s I’ll share, since I quite like this song.



54-40 is playing in Saskatoon on Saturday, January 23rd. That’s an old Canadian group. “Hootie & The Blowfish” covered “I go Blind” for the Friends soundtrack.


It sounds as though the FRIENDS reunion is a go! 2 hour show on NBC in February. Here are some bloopers!



Sounds like Metallica just wants to sue anyone for anything?



More “Alter Bridge” news all over Facebook!


I guess “Mike and Molly” had to end sometime? I don’t watch it much, but I thought it would be on the air much longer?



A drummer lost his leg!? I’ve never heard of this group before, but I think I’m good for now.



Adele’s carpool karaoke with James Corden


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There’s no joy in Riderville. 0W-9L. Head coach, Corey Chamblin, was fired as well as the Roughriders GM. I call it a band aid fix. The Saskatchewan Roughriders will win the following 2, 3, or 4 games then continue losing. This mid season firing of the head coach & winning the next few games happens in most sports with any team that does this. No there’s not much “Rider Pride” in Saskatchewan at the moment.

Who ever thought high school would be the best years of your life? I was told that while in high school. I hated high school, couldn’t wait to graduate. I wasn’t part of the “cool kids” crowd. I was just a kid going through the growing pains of puberty. My voice was cracking, my bones were aching, I had to start shaving, I had terrible acne, etc. High school wasn’t all that fun for me. I made a few really good friends, & tried not to ruffle anyone’s feathers. I went to our grad with a girl I had known & gone to school with from kindergarten all the way to grade 12.

Yes, I went to grad, not my idea! “Oh, you’ll regret not going!”. Nope! If I could do it all over again I would certainly not go to my graduation. So what I regret is actually attending my grade 12 graduation. Didn’t want to go to my high school graduation or my SIAST graduation! Best years of my life were out of high school. I made life long friends that were & still are great people but I don’t really want to think about my years in high school. No one’s fault that I hated it so much, it just came off as something I had to do, a chore to become an adult.

Right now are the best years of my life! I live with Kim, my best friend! What more could I ask for?

Monday’s Rock It Out Blog LANGUAGE!!!!!

Finger Eleven lyric video premiere It tells me not to share the www.youtube.com link? MULTIPLE F-BOMBS WARNING, LANGUAGE AHEAD!!!!


^^No, this is one of the weaker songs, for me, on the album!

Harp Twins cover Metallica’s “One”


10 craziest beefs at the MTV VMAs. Of course Nicki Minaj is involved in 1 of them. So is Kanye West. SURPRISE!


I didn’t even know or cared to know the MTV VMAs were on?


Unless these $200 Tool blankets come with a DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, CD, Vinyl, Cassette, Digital Download & a Beta Max full of new material, I don’t need it.


I really want to see “Joe Dirt 2” & then I heard “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd was on the Soundtrack! AWESOME!!!!

I just thought this was really good & needed to be seen…

I’m not a fan of Jack White either. He’s just too much miss than hit for me. I’m also not big on Jonny Depp either.

There are quite a few other famous bands/musicians I have never liked. As for movies, if it has Jonny Depp or Keanu Reeves in it that shoots up a big red flag for me. Jonny Depp fired his agent because 3 movies in a row between last year & earlier this year tanked at the Box office, then he fired his agent. I didn’t see them, but I’m pretty sure his agent didn’t act in them?

^^I saw this movie since the original film from 1971 was really good with Oscar Wylde in it. If I nee to see it again, back to the original film for me.

Live, with their new singer, are much better than the last 2 or 3 albums they did with the original singer

I can’t see the new lineup/singer ever touching the “Throwing Copper” album. That must be a classic masterpiece for them!

26 years ago Motley Crue released “Doctor Feelgood”


Taylor Swift fan charged for battery after a fight with security guards


Video inside link.

New “Royal Blood” song.


Big Wreck shared it….

1983 footage of Prince


Video inside the link!

Songs I like, “Paul Simon” one CD. The Masterpiece “Graceland”!

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7 years ago I passed out at work with brain cancer. Tuesday February 5th 2008. A day I’ll probably never forget, an instant game changer. The day I really want to remember is Thursday July 26th 2012. The day I was discharged from the Wascana Rehabilitation Center.

I think I’m turning into a woman??? I have hot flashes & I pee a lot?


Radiohead fans here you go


Really? People thought streaming music wasn’t affecting unknown/new musicians?


Sock puppets take on “Master of Puppets” by Metallica


When I see a photo of Muse, it makes me all tingly inside!!!!



Pretty cool music by a street performer. Then look what happens!


Led Zeppelin book?


Dave Ellefson (Megadeth bassist) records song with his daughter! Not a metal song.


Muse is doing something? Maybe finishing the follow up to “The 2nd Law”?



Jimmy Fallon reunites the cast of “Saved by the Bell”


60 covers of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” I’ve always been a fan of number 2. Jeff Buckley’s version!!


I knew Muse were up to something. 7th studio album named “Drones”


Foo Fighters play a full hour at Austin City Limits! Here’s a song!


New Incubus song sounds promising. I haven’t really paid attention since this old song.



Muse covers Nirvana’s “Lithium”


Is it me or should somebody stop driving?


Grammy’s this weekend still not sure if I want to watch? These are nominated?!





I have nothing against these artists, they’re doing what they want, and I don’t know them personally. I’m not a fan of their music though. I was waiting for these guys to be nominated in the big name categories they fit in to……


Songs/Videos I enjoy






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