LAMB OF GOD IN SASKATOON MONDAY NIGHT

I fell asleep to “Corrosion of Conformity” the album “America’s Volume Dealer”

I exercised to first “Halestorm” the album “Into The Wild Life” that finished, I put on “Black Sabbath” 10 albums on shuffle.

Yes, I’ve kept up with my exercise all week, I slept in “yesterday” & after the short time in here, I immediately did my exercise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btC2_t8HZP4

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Yes, Corey & I went to Saskatoon to see, Corrosion of Conformity, Clutch, then headliner Lamb Of God. Only my 2nd time seeing Lamb of God live. We missed Corrosion of Conformity unfortunately, but for a good reason. We were sitting in a bar with Jason Lowe having a couple pints of beer & a bucket of bacon with Maple syrup on the side. The bacon was very thick & didn’t have all of that visible fat that is in most bacon. We stayed there until almost 8:00 pm.

We got to the venue with enough time to grab merchandise & then see Clutch, who were incredible! Then the headliner Lamb of God! The sound for Clutch was much better than it was for Lamb of God, Corey & I both thought that. The Clutch albums are great, but seeing them live was one of those, “HOLY CRAP BATMAN” – Robin, moments.

Corey & I made up our own “Beer, Bacon, & Bands” festival, & we didn’t have to purchase a ticket to go to that festival, just the concert. My brother was sick, he had a ticket, yet no one to sell or give it to. I really wanted to see Corrosion of Conformity though, ah well, next time?

Clutch

Then the headliner Lamb of God!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

I know Lamb of God played these songs & more. I’m not very well versed in regards to Clutch though.

Nice visit with Loafer. The only minor problem was that the street where the pub was, was under construction. We parked about 2 blocks away because from it. Ah well, Siree told us where to go, & how to get there.

Thanks to Corey for taking me to the show, and making sure everything was smooth sailing!

2nd leg of North American tour dates for Alice in Chains.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-in-chains-plot-second-leg-of-headlining-north-american-tour-20160606

Prophets of Rage announce full blown North American tour

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-2016-north-american-tour/

The Queen’s top 10 favourite songs

http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/94031?utm_campaign=nme-daily-7th-jun-07-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

So that’s why I don’t talk to the Queen? I’ve never heard of these artists………that must be the reason?

I watched 2 or 3 of the first seasons while in elementary school & early high school. For me The Simpsons have overstayed there welcome. I haven’t watched The Simpsons in well over a decade or 2 decades.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-kelsey-grammer-explain-the-origins-of-sideshow-bob-20160607

5 tips on playing guitar from Lam of God’s, Mark Morton.

http://web.musicaficionado.com/main.html#!/article/Mark_Morton_Top_5_Tips_for_Guitarists

Anybody going to the Bonaroo festival?

http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331798035438/bonnaroo-2016-20-must-see-artists-and-performances

Metallica plays the National Anthem for the Stanley Cup final series

http://loudwire.com/metallica-james-hetfield-kirk-hammett-national-anthem-nhl-stanley-cup-finals-game-4/

‘Aftershock’ music festival line up

http://loudwire.com/tool-avenged-sevenfold-2016-monster-energy-aftershock-festival/

Alter Bridge article regarding their recent signing with Napalm Records

http://loudwire.com/alter-bridge-sign-napalm-records-new-album/

Sum 41’s new album. I hope they’re not leaving the sound of their album “Screaming Bloody Murder”

http://loudwire.com/sum-41-new-album-13-voices/

22 years ago Tuesday, Stone Temple Pilots released their album “Purple”

http://loudwire.com/stone-temple-pilots-purple-album-anniversary/

Comedian, Jim Breuer, impersonates “Old School” rock/metal icons in his new video

http://loudwire.com/jim-breuer-impersonates-ozzy-osbourne-brian-johnson-rob-halford-more-in-old-school-video/

The modern day Bonnie & Clyde

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-life-and-death-of-a-modern-day-bonnie-and-clyde-20160608

Guns n’ Roses working on new material?

http://loudwire.com/axl-rose-guns-n-roses-working-new-material-potential-recording-with-acdc/

Black Sabbath bassist, Geezer Butler, speaks about his arrest last year for being involved in a bar fight.

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-geezer-butler-2015-arrest-punching-a-drunken-nazi-bloke/

So the guy wants money. Funny that nobody’s heard of him while Prince was alive?

http://www.nme.com/news/prince/94057?utm_campaign=nme-8th-june-2016-08-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Have you ever seen either of the Gallagher brothers happy about anything? I haven’t.

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

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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With all of the hype about “Prophets of Rage” I got somewhat nostalgic & fell asleep to “Rage Against The Machine” their self titled album.

I exercised to first “Dream Theater” the album “Black Clouds & Silver Linings”

Did my squats to half of this one song, didn’t feel right. I changed it to “Genesis” their double album of greatest hits. Yes, I’m Christian, do I believe in televangelists? Good grief no! I couldn’t find the actual video. I found the intro for you!

I surpassed my goals for exercising today. Yesterday I achieved them. Monday I didn’t, but Tuesday it was “…a whole new world…”

I’ve never had the mind set of ‘Just get it done’. I do know though. No point in putting something off if you’re going to do it eventually?

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I started watching “The Ranch” on Netflix yesterday. I’ve currently watched the first 4 episodes. I like it, it’s funny to me. Danny Masterson & Ashton Kutcher, better known as Hyde & Kelso from That 70s Show, play brothers mid 30 year old brothers who help out their father with his range………..then hilarity “follows”! LANGUAGE!!! IN THE TRAILER!!!! It got bad reviews but I checked it out regardless. That’s why a review from me is only “It’s good or terrible”. Whatever is on here whether I like it or not is for you to check out & see if you like it? I want to know what you’re into as well. Maybe I’ll like it, maybe I wont? It’s all pretty subjective. I don’t follow Canadian politics or vote. If you do that’s fine by me. For me, it’s boring & a waste of my time, if it’s interesting to you, that’s great! I watch a lot of the current campaign in the USA. It’s all that’s on sometimes & Trump has made it a circus, so it’s entertaining at times. I just want to be entertained. My age may be 36, but I have the mindset of a teen.

Tuesday’s Gerber & Gerber episode courtesy the Consequence of Sound

Look at that, another review of the Tremonti album.

http://www.metalmasterkingdom.com/album-reviews-2016/tremonti-dust-album-review

Zach De La Rocha’s, Rage Against The Machine vocalist, reaction to the announcement from “Prophets of Rage”

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-reportedly-proceed-zack-de-la-rocha-blessing/

Those Virginian’s know their metal aka “Lamb of God”

http://www.ocweekly.com/music/lamb-of-gods-randy-blythe-looks-to-the-past-to-write-his-own-future-7219845

Why did “Alice Through The Looking Glass” flop at the box office? Could it be that Jonny Depp & Tim Burton together are becoming more than predictable & repetitive with each movie they do together? That’s my theory.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/where-did-alice-through-the-looking-glass-go-wrong-20160531

June 3rd, 10th, & 17th I’ll be getting a new album each of those days! “Tegan & Sara”, “Kongos, & “Stitched Up Heart”! June looks like a very good month to me!

A little bit of Finger Eleven’s album “Five Crooked Lines” over lunch!!!!

I thought the show was called “America’s Got Talent”? It’s funny but it will get old fast, I think? Unless he changes the act on a regular basis.

New movies & TV shows coming this month on streaming services. Great we don’t have “hulu” in our streaming services?

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/10-best-movies-and-tv-shows-to-stream-in-june-20160601

The best rock songs of 2016 so far according to Loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/best-rock-songs-2016-so-far/

Prophets of Rage played their first live show last night. Here’s a bit of the show. LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/prophets-of-rage-set-defiant-tone-at-explosive-l-a-debut-20160601?page=2

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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

REMEMBER THIS IS JUST MY TAKE ON THINGS. I’M NOT SPEAKING FOR ANYONE ELSE!

I fell asleep to “The Pretty Reckless” the album “Light Me Up”

I exercised to “Big Wreck” all 4 studio albums on shuffle

^^I broke my nose to that last song at Edgefest, a 1 day outdoor festival in Saskatoon, only bone I’ve ever broken. I’ve cracked ribs & stretched tendons in my right knee while playing baseball, but they’ve healed..

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Since the passing of Steve Jobs, Apple has made error after error, it’s a fact, look it up! Apple stock is on a decline while Microsoft is on an incline. As you know, I don’t like the idea of streaming music, it has it’s pros & cons. The moment we signed up for Apple Music, iTunes doubled multiple files in our iTunes catalogue. Sure it’s cheap, $9.99 I think…I don’t use it, Kim does. Corey McDonald & I were talking about it a few weeks ago. He made a very good point. Saying that we’ll always have access to music, even if Apple Music & other streaming sites cease to exist. True, solid point. I view it differently.

We’ve always been able to purchase our music & be assured that it’s in our possession, now streaming music feels like renting music, to me? Yes, everything I buy music wise is from iTunes now & yes I miss being able to read the liner notes, the lyrics & thank you sections on a physical copy.

Now a country, not sure which one, has declared that burning a CD from iTunes is illegal. Now Apple sells their laptops & iMacs without a CD tray, that seems illegal to me. I haven’t put all of my CDs on my iTunes, what if I had an Apple computer? No CD drive & somewhere around 300 CDs to import? If I wanted them all on iTunes, I’d have to repurchase each album? That would be in the neighborhood of $3000? But I own them now on CD at roughly $25 each! I’ve paid for them once & now I’d have to buy them again? Sure I could go to a streaming site & get them. What if said streaming music site worked like Netflix? Netflix shows aren’t on there for life? They change their catalogue of shows on a monthly basis? So if I attain my music from a streaming site, will it be there forever. Probably & maybe not at the same time.

I also have a few CDs that are now out of print? iTunes doesn’t have them, will a streaming site? This is out of print so I’m glad I bought this on CD when I found out about it in 2001 or 2002?

I also have a few other CDs out of print & not available anywhere. I had bought some newer albums on iTunes by a group Corey got me interested in. He saw them on my iTunes & said they’re not available on Apple Music yet. I don’t want to wait for new music that isn’t available yet on a streaming site yet. I’m not saying streaming music sites are wrong, I’m saying they’re not for me. Guess who is making money on Digital music?………………….the site that provides the music, download, streaming or from a CD store. Vinyl, I have no idea? So the people actually making the product aren’t making money on any sales of their product? That seems wrong to me. It’s legal, but it doesn’t work for me. If I had the physical space, I’d be purchasing CDs or Vinyl records still. An album on iTunes costs $9.99 usually how about splitting that 3 ways? $3.33 for Apple, the label/management and the artist(s), then everyone gets an equal amount as opposed to $0.71 for the band/artist that is signed to a label? $9.99 wont kill me, maybe I’ll have to wait a few weeks because it doesn’t fit into our budget at the moment, at least I know that once I buy it, it will be there forever.

I can’t be the only person with computer access that thinks this way? Apple isn’t keeping iTunes available for just me.

In the end it doesn’t really matter how you get your music. The musicians of today are making far less than they would have 8 years ago, thank you Napster for nothing! Really, financially nothing!

Kim was going to get me a “Fit Bit” for my birthday earlier this year. I can count the sets of my workout & keep track of what I’m doing. When we go walking, she puts on her GPS on her phone. Nice gesture, but I can count.

10 best American metal bands…………..in the eyes of those at www.loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/best-american-metal-bands/

I don’t think I’d just slap the metal label on Tool? I do like Lamb of God though!

Alter Bridge dedicate this song to the troops!!! Thank you!

From what I’ve heard Alter Bridge is set to release their 5th studio album in September. Depending if it’s early or late in September, a preorder should be available in July or August possibly. For those who don’t know Alter Bridge is made from the guitarist, original bassist, & drummer from Creed. The singer is the difference. Creed had a baritone singer, Scott Stapp. Alter Bridge has a tenor singer, Myles Kennedy. Every studio album has surpassed the previous album, for me.

Maya Rudolph & Martin Short in a variety show. It starts tonight, & I’ve got the series recording. Seems like it will be a funny show. I really like them individually! Theme song inside the link.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-jack-whites-theme-for-maya-rudolph-martin-short-variety-series-20160531

Here is a festival line up I’d attend in the USA if my passport hadn’t expired.

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-slipknot-lead-2016-louder-than-life-festival/

I’ve been a fan of Foo Fighters since ’97 when their 2nd album was released. Big Wreck is right up there with them since I was able to see them live in ’99 when I was 19 & of age to get inside a bar. I think now I should add Tool & Alter Bridge to the top of my favourite groups. If The Watchmen were still recording new music they’d be a very close 2nd to that group along with many others, for me.

Prophets of Rage announce line up & first show!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-confirm-lineup-announce-first-show/

This 2nd album from progressive metal group, Third Ion, sounds like it will far surpass the success of the first album.

http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=123781

Glastonbury festival line up & Stage times announced

http://www.nme.com/news/glastonbury/93869?utm_campaign=nme-daily-31st-may-31-05-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Other than Muse, Adele, Coldplay, & The 1975, I wouldn’t attend this festival if I could.

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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