I’M A MORNING PERSON

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.

EXPLICIT CONTENT!!!!!!!!!!

Tremonti’s “Dust” album reviewed track by track

http://whatculture.com/music/tremonti-dust-review-10-phenomenal-tracks-reviewed-ranked

New Blink 182

http://loudwire.com/blink-182-new-song-bored-to-death-album-title-release-date/

Hahahahaha! Darth Trump

Ben Harper is FANTASTIC! Video inside the link!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-ben-harper-rehearse-poignant-new-songs-with-innocent-criminals-20160427

^^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.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/videos/watch-kobe-bryants-seriously-sweaty-ellen-prank-20160427

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.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/can-i-get-that-with-extra-gmo-1461710531

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

http://loudwire.com/blink-182-a-day-to-remember-all-american-rejects-all-time-low-2016-tour/

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

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

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-paul-simon-sing-about-baseball-legend-on-cool-papa-bell-20160428

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!

http://www.nme.com/news/noel-gallagher/93264?utm_campaign=nme-daily-28th-apr-28-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Prescription drugs found by Prince’s body.

http://www.nme.com/news/prince/93268?utm_campaign=nme-daily-28th-apr-28-04-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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VETERANS

 

I fell asleep to “Pearl Jam” their first major release “Ten”

I exercised to “My Morning Jacket” the album “Z”

Seeing them live was a totally different experience. They opened for Foo Fighters in Edmonton in 2003.

Veterans from any war or those currently enlisted deserve nothing but the best from the rest of the country. If your living in any country speaking the native language & are free to do as you please, without breaking the law, thank your veterans! I don’t like hearing about any war, but I guess it’s a necessary evil. So a HUGE THANK YOU to those who put their lives on the line to make the rest of us feel safe..

The one lyric that makes me laugh, on the newest release by “Dream Theater” is “…people just don’t have time for music anymore…”. I REALLY like Dream Theater, but why don’t people have time for music anymore? Because a Dream Theater album will be 9 songs all averaging 7-12 minutes long. On this latest release the songs average 4-5 minutes, but there are 34 songs. It takes 3 hours roughly to hear the album front to back! I could be half way to Winnipeg in that time?

Pro GMO

http://www.macleans.ca/society/science/in-praise-of-genetically-modified-foods/

A & W took a stand by advertising their meat as having no steroids or antibiotics used in their burgers. Great! Now if the chicken, cow or fish gets sick you either get infected/ill meat or the animal in question is killed for no reason because they can’t sell sick livestock. I’m sure I didn’t get cancer because I was consuming GMOs, if that was the case, why are the majority of people on earth not getting cancer?

I Mother Earth shared it…..

In Flames shared it….

Just trolling around www.youtube.com & found a few interesting Foo Fighters things. Pat Smear & Dave Grohl stalk the deceased David Bowie. LANGUAGE!!!!!

Apparently the best Foo Fighters interview ever.

I hated grunge & metal music when they were all the rage. I was into a few heavier bands when they came out like “I Mother Earth” & “Our Lady Peace”. Now it’s all metal & grunge for me, with a nice sprinkling of other stuff, mostly pop. Everything in moderation for me musically. When Grunge music was the big thing in the ’90s I was listening to “Barenaked Ladies”, “U2”, “Hootie & The Blowfish”, “Micheal Jackson”, etc. & I still do other than “Hootie & The Blowfish. Then I became a big fan of “Queen” & “Foo Fighters” then, slowly I got into the heavier stuff. My dad had some “Queen” when I was younger, I listened to it in the car, wasn’t a huge fan………………….yet!

Www.loudwire.com guide to SXSW

http://loudwire.com/2016-sxsw-hard-rock-metal-performance-guide/

See John Oliver talk Donald Drumpf on Stephen Colbert

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-john-oliver-reluctantly-talk-donald-drumpf-on-colbert-20160315

Billy Corgan says “The Smashing Pumpkins belong in the Rock n’ Roll Gall of Fame”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/billy-corgan-smashing-pumpkins-belong-in-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-20160315

I’ve heard “Sia” but none of her music stuck in my head?

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-sia-soar-through-bird-set-free-on-kimmel-20160315

Guns n’ Roses signed drum skin, what does it mean?

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/what-does-this-signed-drum-head-reveal-about-the-new-guns-n-roses-lineup?utm_campaign=nme-daily-15th-mar-15-03-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

SORRY THIS IS LONG!

My idea for the Blue Jays!

I like ‎Troy Tulowitzki‬ but he’ll be 32 this year where as Ryan Goins‬ will be 29 on Saturday. Anyone in the Toronto Blue Jays organization ever consider trading ‎Tulowitzki‬ for a back up catcher and prospects? Sportsnet‬. Could save some cash for Bautista & ‎Encarnacion‬? Please have someone ask Mark Shapiro &/or Ross Atkins? Having Ryan Goins on the bench would be a waste of his talent, this could free up $17,000,000, & rebuild the farm system if there’s a trade to be made? Bob McCowen has echoed this a few times on air, great! Now could someone ask new G.M. Ross Atkins or new President Mark Shapiro this? Who doesn’t want 2 young athletes playing the 2 very difficult positions in baseball? Goins isn’t known for his offensive power but any offense from a short stop or 2B is an added bonus!

I fell asleep to “Odds” the album “Good Weird Feeling”

I exercised to “Queen’s Greatest Hits” then 6 “Corrosion of Conformity” albums on shuffle.

Thank you “Wayne’s World”!

“Alter Bridge” were averaging music for a song each day last I heard, no lyrics yet though.

I played these on guitar hero, on medium difficulty. Easy, medium, hard, & expert. I lived in medium, tried hard a few times.

I guess “Trivium” has a song on the new guitar hero game

Another on PC but not on the Playstation 2 I had

Photo of Mike Shinoda doing vocals for “Linkin Park” in the studio!!

I’ve never heard of “Black Wizard”? I’m getting older & I admit I’m getting set in my ways as far as music goes. Full album in sound cloud inside the link.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/black-wizard-premiere-new-album-new-waste.html

Top 5 Beatles songs for Rolling Stones fans. By Consequence of Sound!!!!

Star Wars episode 8 is now filming! The plot has apparently been leaked on www.youtube.com.

http://screenrant.com/star-wars-8-filming/?utm_source=SR-FB-P&utm_medium=Social-Distribution&utm_campaign=SR-FB-P

Deadpool hasn’t been released yet. Deadpool 2 is already underway!

http://screenrant.com/deadpool-2-confirmed/

Sorry, but nothing about “Arcade Fire” gets my juices flowing, other bands love them though. “Foo Fighters” & “Queens of the Stone Age” amongst their fans!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/arcade-fire-relive-david-bowie-parade-in-new-documentary-watch/

Singer Sammy Hagar address’ rumoured “Van Halen” reunion

http://loudwire.com/sammy-hagar-van-halen-reunion-talk-see-what-happens/

Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) covers The Beatles for upcoming Netflix series!

http://diffuser.fm/eddie-vedder-the-beatles-magical-mystery-tour/?fblw

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New “Queen” documentary in the works. Clip inside the link!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/queens-1975-christmas-eve-concert-coming-to-movie-theaters-20160211

Yep, were all gonna die because Anti-G. M. O. supporters haven’t had success with thousands of Scientific investigations proving they’re right. So we’ll die or become vegetarians & grow our own food, I’m sure farmers will love that, everyone happy now?

http://theconversation.com/opposition-to-genetically-modified-animals-could-leave-millions-hungry-53740

FYI-Allergies & taste are known to change in your early 20s. To each their own, I maybe “Pro GMO” but I’ll listen to a reasonable counter point!

Peyton Manning & “Magic” Johnson play egg Russian roulette on The Tonight Show!!!!!!!!!! HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/peyton-manning-magic-johnson-smash-eggs-on-their-heads-on-fallon-20160211

Ace Frehley (Kiss lead guitarist) is releasing an album of covers featuring Paul Stanley (Kiss singer)

http://loudwire.com/ace-frehley-all-star-lineup-paul-stanley-covers-album-origins-vol-1/

Full track listing in the link.

“Sixx AM” (Nicky Sixx of Motley Crue) announce new album & song

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/sixxa-m-announce-new-song-and-album-details.html

“Barenaked Ladies” ‘One Week’ blue grass style inside the link!

http://www.avclub.com/video/barenaked-ladies-cover-themselves-undercover-bonus-232034

Season 3 continues on Sunday

“Walk off the Earth” shared it….

“Black Stone Cherry” prank “Halestorm” during a live show!!!!

“Eight Bells” new album, never heard of them but after a listen, they’re not for me. Songs inside the link.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/eight-bells-premiere-new-album-landless.html

“Megadeth” tour dates. If the openers were different I’d go to Moose Jaw.

http://www.megadeth.com/tour

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

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

ALREADY TICKETS TO 4 CONCERTS THIS YEAR!!!!

I fell asleep to “Lacuna Coil” the album “Broken Crown Halo”

I exercised to “Baroness” the double album “Yellow & Green”

“The Odds” were great way back when. I’ve got their first 4 CDs. I’m good though with that & yes I still listen to them every now & then. I saw them live when I was in high school. I don’t think I need to see them again.

http://jadedandelated.com/craig-northey-odds-nest-turns-20/

Masterpiece review of David Bowie by Consequence of Sound

I don’t know much about the NFL, I’d have to go with Joe Montana on this one as the greatest quarterback, at least in my lifetime so far.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/features/is-peyton-manning-the-greatest-quarterback-of-all-time-20160209

I know where I won’t be, since I don’t have a current passport & I’m not a fan of “Rammstein “ in the least, never have been. If you like them & want to go to Chicago, cool with me!

http://loudwire.com/rammstein-chicago-open-air/

Why do the members of “Slipknot” wear masks? LANGUAGE!!!!!

Yes, my passport is expired, I’ll likely never have a license, I exercise 5 days a week for at least an hour & I’m 36 years old now & have to really watch what I eat. That’s fine with me, but I do worry about Kim she needs a break…………………….from everything!!!!!!

Seattle, “Pentatonix” are coming

Rob Halford of “Judas Priest” plays rapid fire

http://loudwire.com/amon-amarth-johan-hegg-rob-halfords-rapid-fire/

“Politicians” I don’t follow them. SURPRISE!!! Now the people that voted for the Federal election are complaining. You voted, I didn’t. Good for you!!!!! Less stress for me!

http://www.ndpcaucus.sk.ca/broten_blasts_wall_s_plan_to_hide_gth_investigation_until_post_election

“Opeth” helping out!!!

https://tourpedo.nextlot.com/public#/sales/74574/lots

Donald Trump takes New Hampshire

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/watch-trumps-very-wtf-new-hampshire-victory-speech-20160210

Hopefully good news for the Toronto Blue Jays although he won’t be expected to play until May. When he was injured & wasn’t coming back last year, he was leading all of the rookies in almost all categories. I want to know what’s going to happen with Ryan Goins? His defense is far to good to sit on the bench as a utility infielder.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/devon-travis-hopes-to-hit-lead-off-for-blue-jays-in-2016/

Devon Travis highlight reel

You don’t give the audience a Nazi salute then shout “White Power”, never, don’t ever do that!

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-corey-taylor-philip-anselmo-controversy-racism/

Here you go Gwen Stefani fans. I’ll take “Bush” & “No Doubt” no solo stuff from Gwen though.

http://www.nme.com/news/gwen-stefani/91380?utm_campaign=nme-daily-10th-feb-10-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Metal cameos on TV. Mine is below.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/list-five-awesome-metal-cameos-on-tv-shows.html

This decision will make it worse.

http://www.newzimbabwe.com/news-27634-GMO+ban+stays+despite+hunger,+says+Made/news.aspx

Oh, Mayim Bialick

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

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

I WILL MISS THE ROCK IT OUT BLOG UNTIL IT’S RETOOLED & BACK IN ACTION

Today’s exercise was brought to you by “Dream Theater” the album “Black Clouds & Silver Linings”

I fell asleep to “Smashing Pumpkins” the album “Gish”. Listened to the entire “Megadeth” album but it didn’t do the trick. Same deal with the majority of the latest release by “Iron Maiden”

I really enjoyed the Rock It Out Blog. Sami & his team turned me onto “Chromeo”. I wouldn’t even know they existed without hearing about on his blog. I’ve never heard of them since, but I heard them on that blog & it kind of woke me up to different music that’s out there. I didn’t agree with everything on the Rock It Out Blog, but it gave me a well needed update. “Hey there’s a TON of other stuff out there & there’s no harm in taking a peek at what’s out there”. Worst thing that could happen, I take 5 minutes to see if I like something I’d never heard of before. I don’t necessarily like the 3 previous “Chromeo” albums but the album “White Women” was the most sugary pop album I had ever heard, & I really like it! Consequence of Sound is still there with daily updates & this is just a hiatus for Sami, he’ll be back.

Black Sabbath” in the news

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-four-the-end-compilation-songs-online/

Music charts are laughable! More people listened to this rather than that. Good for whoever is involved with the album………………as for fans, they’ll listen to what they like.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-charts-panic-at-the-disco-nab-first-number-one-20160124#ixzz3yCO95CmV

Here’s the current number 1 on Billboard.

Rightfully so Dave Mustaine! I’d be terribly excited & happy after releasing a well received album!

http://bravewords.com/features/megadeths-dave-mustaine-im-so-excited-with-whats-going-on-with-my-career-right-now

Last Week Tonight w/ John Oliver”

Kanye West reveals track list for his new album

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kanye-west-reveals-swish-track-list-20160125

Bruce Springsteen offers a free download of his Chicago show. Link inside to download the concert.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bruce-springsteen-offers-free-download-of-chicago-river-gig-20160125

Brian Wilson, of the Beach Boys, plots world tour. Do not wake up in the middle of the night & sing “That’s where we want to go” & instantly fall back asleep. Your significant other will look at you oddly & ask if you remember doing that at 3:00 am! I speak from experience, Kim must have thought I was more than a little loopy?!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/brian-wilson-plots-world-tour-final-pet-sounds-performances-20160125

I can also tell you this. If you have access to www.youtube.com do not search for “Making a Murderer”?! Your computron might blow up or the interweb might die!!!!!!

Yes, I know he’s not a farmer or a scientist.

http://www.wsj.com/video/bill-gates-gmos-will-end-starvation-in-africa/3085A8D1-BB58-4CAA-9394-E567033434A4.html

This is what happened to “Alice in Chains” 22 years ago

http://loudwire.com/alice-in-chains-jar-of-flies-anniversary/

5 Friends actors and 5 The Big Bang Theory actors. Not a complete Friends reunion but a tribute to the director!

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/the-one-where-the-friends-cast-met-the-big-theory-cast?utm_campaign=nme-daily-25th-jan-25-01-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres