HOLIDAY/SCIATIC NERVE UPDATE

 

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3 Chiropractor appointments & 1 massage therapy session on my lower back, right butt cheek, & right leg.  The 3rd trip to my Chiropractor really helped!!  Only problem was the muscles would tighten up overnight.  I’d like to do some mild exercise but it hurts even when I transfer to my wheelchair.  Friday will be all stretching.  Actually, I’ll just continue to stretch until it’s gone.  “Right now” it’s just annoying.  I’ll stand up, have a brief pain & try not to do much.  It only hurts when I move.  Sitting or laying down on my left side or on my back, I’m fine.  Seems like my body just gave up on me.  I’ve decided to take it easy for the month.

I’ve never really been to a massage therapist.  My cousin is a massage therapist though, out of province though.  I was getting up to put my shirt on & ended up breaking the massage table.  I felt like an idiot, snapped the face hole right off.  She said it wasn’t a big deal.  She’ll get a new table from amazon.  Of course we’re going to pay the $20 for it, I just felt so bad.  Lesson learned “Do not put any weight on that part of the table”!

Without doing any exercise it gets EXTREMELY boring for me.  It makes for a very long day.

This just got me riled up!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/foo-fighters-give-update-new-album-1880469?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-29-nov-29-11-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

This is sad news for In Flames fans.  I just watched their live DVD on Tuesday.  At least nobody died nor is the band breaking up.

http://loudwire.com/in-flames-bassist-peter-iwers-exit-band/

 

I know that ‘Paramore’ are done recording their 5th album.  ‘Royal Blood’ are in the studio at the moment, & ‘Big Wreck’ is available for preorder for a full release on February 3rd.

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

 

This is the best way to show everyone the difference between the NFL & the CFL.

 

Seth Myers on Donald Trump

All of that being said, I’ve been wrong about Trump as well.  He’ll never be impeached!

 

Live review of Alter Bridge

http://www.buzzmag.co.uk/uncategorized/alter-bridge-live-review/

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Soundgarden’s “Badmotorfinger” at 25 years old.  My favourite Soundgarden album!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/soundgardens-badmotorfinger-at-25-kim-thayil-looks-back-w449590

 

Quite subjective, a few are on my list though.

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

 

My brother’s a big fan of Finger Eleven, naturally I got into Finger Eleven & he got into Foo Fighters.  I usually put on the most recent release from Finger Eleven, “Five Crooked Lines” lately I tend to listen to their first album, Tip, or the album they made when they were called “The Rainbow Butt Monkeys”

Yes, we covered this song.  I love this song!!!!!

 

I saw these 2 groups 1 on Conan, & 1 on Jimmy Fallon.  I’m pretty sure I don’t need them but figured you might like to be in on the ground level?

 

YAY, Alter Bridge are doing the typical Canadian tour…….fart noise!  Toronto & Montreal.  I need to move.  That ain’t happening!

 

Long article with Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/lamb-of-gods-randy-blythe-my-trip-to-standing-rock-w453120

 

OK, why?  For fun I guess.  Who’s your favourite guitarist?

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

 

Favourite female rock singer anyone?

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

 

Halestorm is working on their 3rd EP of cover songs.  Here’s 1 song.  EP release date is January 6th.  I believe the first 2 Eps contain 6 songs each.

http://loudwire.com/halestorm-details-reanimate-3-0-covers-ep/

 

Keith Urban rocking some Dire Straits in 1997

 

 

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EXERCISE WEEKLY TOTAL

I fell asleep to “Kongos” the album “Egomaniac” yes, I got it last night at 10:00 pm

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” 60 B-Sides on shuffle.

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Exercise total for the week ;7500 crunches, 600 leg lifts, 300 squats, & 250 push ups.

I prefer to get up by at least 7:30 am & get stuff done. Kim “…woke me up before…” she left for work at 7. I slept in until 8:30 and instantly felt like I was chasing the day already. I’ll have to ask her if she could wake me up when she gets in the shower & then when she leaves if I’m still in bed.

It’s pretty nice not being in a band, at the same time, I do miss it! It’s nice in that I don’t have to be on, I wasn’t really before. Alcohol before a show was a BIG no, no for me. It screwed up my throat. I would have a beer after the show. If we were headlining a show, I’d get to have a beer at 2:30 am. After hauling my gear from the venue. It was a fantastic hobby though!

Now I can relax & watch someone else do that, have whatever to eat or drink, & not worry about messing up the lyrics.

My body feels old, but my mind disagrees. I may be 36, but I have the mindset of an early 20 year old. I have never liked taking things too seriously. If you can’t laugh at yourself, stop laughing at someone else?

When “In Flames” released their album “Siren Charms” there was a lot of backlash from their die hard fans. Complaining that the band had gone soft & shouldn’t be labeled as a metal band anymore! How about the fans do it instead? Or go back to the earlier albums that they like? Being in a band for me was about making the music I liked. None of us did it for anyone else, at least I didn’t! If you don’t like doing what you’re doing, you’re doing it for a loved one or you’re doing the wrong thing?

New song from “Chvrches” featuring Hayley Williams from “Paramore”

Thursday’s Gerber & Gerber movie review

June 28th available on DVD & Blu-ray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

New Red Hot Chili Peppers tune.

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-we-turn-red/

I only listen to 2 of their albums. I own 3 but they just aren’t a group I listen to much. I own “Californication”, “By The Way” & “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic”, I didn’t even bother putting this last one on my iTunes.

The first band I was in, in University, covered this song. This is the album that was released 17 years ago, that made me feel so old.

The new Kongos album is the second iTunes purchase I’ve made since Kim signed up for Apple Music. Both purchases on iTunes since that time have songs that don’t work? Could anyone at Apple please fix this, I can’t or else I would. They launched Apple Music & our iTunes Match screwed up royally, so we canceled it. Now we have an Apple Music account, & iTunes is messed up again. This “back & forth” game with Apple seems to be a losing effort? I might just revert to buying CDs?

Who was ‘Spirit’ other than the band suing Led Zeppelin for plagiarism on “Stairway to Heaven”? Why are they suing now? Their song was released in 1969 or 1970? I think someone needs/wants money?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/who-were-spirit-the-band-from-led-zeppelins-stairway-trial-20160610

Barack Obama on Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/president-obama-presidency-is-not-reality-tv-20160610

Madonna was also on The Tonight Show

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-madonna-perform-classic-borderline-on-fallon-20160610

If Pearl Jam plays anywhere you know it should be a fantastic show for any fan of their’s. I’ve only seen them twice so I’m good, I do have there albums though which are awesome!

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-secret-show-jack-white-third-man-records-store/

Anybody remember “Rainbow Butt Monkeys” before they got a new drummer & changed their name to “Finger Eleven”?

Clutch shared this song/video by The Clutchlings

Another interview with Mark Tremonti

I like the 1975 quite a bit. I still think INXS light, yes I do enjoy INXS as well

http://www.nme.com/news/the-1975/94123?utm_campaign=nme-daily-10th-jun-10-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

LEARN TO FLY

Today’s workout was brought to you by the letter “I” as in Iron Maiden’s “The Book of Souls” album

Yes, this “Learn to Fly”

The background as to why this song was written, 2 reasons that I know of. Dave Grohl wanted to try to write a well known/catchy pop song. He was also was terrified of flying at the time & was taking flying lessons. This album was released on October 26th 1999. Long time ago, this album also solidified Foo Fighters as my favourite band. My Grandmother passed away from breast cancer on December 5th 1999. I would drive 45 minutes away to Moose Jaw, turn around & come back to Regina just to occupy my time when I was supposed to be at University. I would blast this album everyday in my car.

This was written for a ‘Godzilla’ remake released in 1998. My brother has/had the CD. Notice the lyrics “…I’m afraid of aeroplanes….”

I’m assuming this was written before the ’99 release of ‘Learn to Fly’ off of “There is Nothing Left to Lose” an album made in a week, in Virginia, in Dave Grohl’s basement, in a studio Dave, Taylor & Nate built by sound proofing it with egg cartons & a friend acting as the producer. Oh, & it won 2/3 Grammy Awards.

The Pope’s arrival in the USA is why we missed the first 28 minutes of “The Ellen Degeneres Show” on Tuesday. I record it at 2:00pm for Kim & I to watch later on. Just sayin’! JK!

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/pope-francis-american-crusade-20150910

Chris Cornell covers Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” made famous by Sinead O’Connor

http://loudwire.com/watch-chris-cornell-cover-prince-nothing-compares-2-u/

Did anyone catch “The Muppets” last night on ABC? Kim & I both thought it was pretty good, we had a good chuckle!

I would be at this show if it was near Saskatchewan! Tremonti & Trivium oh, yeah. Review of a show

http://fullmetalrock.com/HardDrive15.html

Article on Mark Tremonti.

http://entertainment.suntimes.com/entertainment-news/tremonti/

Chvrches cover Justin Bieber’s ‘What do you Mean?’

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/chvrches-cover-justin-biebers-what-do-you-mean-watch/

Foo Fighters with Jane’s Addiction & Jack Black on stage LANGUAGE!!!

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-perform-janes-addiction-tracks-perry-farrell-rush-tom-sawyer-jack-black/

You can buy the new Ian Fletcher Thornley single this Friday on iTunes!!!!!

Somebody should ask this guy “Who are The Simpsons?” I gave up the Simpsons in 1999 or 2000? It got old. The series began when I was in grade 6.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/australian-man-sets-world-record-by-having-203-the/388586?utm_campaign=nme-september-23-23-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Destiny’s Child manager hopeful of a reunion

http://www.nme.com/news/destinys-child/88509?utm_campaign=nme-september-23-23-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Royal Blood on the James Corden show. Seeing Royal Blood was a bonus opening for Foo Fighters!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/royal-blood-absolutely-demolish-james-cordon-watch/

Songs I like, “Rainbow Butt Monkeys” one album. Finger Eleven before they got a new drummer & changed their name. “Finger Eleven” was my brother’s favourite band. We both saw the video for “Circles” at the same time & we both liked it, him a bit more than me. We both bought the CD shortly after seeing the video.

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Bye,

Chris

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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

Third Ion review
http://undergroundmusickzine.blogspot.ca/2015/04/third-ion1388itglasstone-records2015-cd.html

I quite like “Evergrey”. Thank you In Flames!

“Rainbow Butt Monkeys” anyone? “Finger Eleven” before they were “Finger Eleven”.

10 historic AC/DC concert moments
http://loudwire.com/acdc-10-historic-concert-moments/#photogallery-1=3

^^That’s my limit for AC/DC.

Kim’s on here way to Church right now. She left at 10:00am

Funny since I’ve never considered “Mumford & Sons” a rock band?
http://www.nme.com/news/mumford-and-sons/84394?utm_campaign=nme-april-10-10-04-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Breaking Benjamin article
http://loudwire.com/breaking-benjamins-ben-burnley-talks-dark-before-dawn-new-lineup-more/

Mark Tremonti on Wolfgang Van Halen & ‘Cauterize’

Subjective, so you pick your Top 50?
http://loudwire.com/top-hard-rock-metal-guitarists-of-all-time/?fb04

I haven’t heard this yet so we’ll check it out together
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/features/2015-04-10/if-you-buy-one-album-out-this-week-make-it-3

^^Not for me, but their you go if you like it

Lizzy Hale “Halestorm” letter to her younger self.
http://www.rocksound.tv/features/read/a-letter-to-my-younger-self-by-lzzy-hale

I’ve been on a ‘Paramore’ kick lately

If that’s how she wants to spend her time. G n’ R reunion?
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-10/ex-gnr-boss-could-fix-band-fallout

Subjective again, you pick your own!
http://www.vh1.com/music/tuner/2015-04-10/most-influential-metal-guitarists-of-the-modern-era/?xrs=TMS_11am

‘Lip sync Battle’
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-anne-hathaway-swing-epic-wrecking-ball-on-lip-sync-battle-20150410

Top 25 punk albums of all time by Loud Wire
http://loudwire.com/top-punk-albums-of-all-time/

Classic Rock’s tracks of the week
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/features/2015-04-10/classic-rock-s-tracks-of-the-week-22

Foo Fighters live at award show, 3 songs!

102 Nirvana songs ranked by Rolling Stone
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/no-apologies-all-102-nirvana-songs-ranked-20150408

Is this where the music industry is headed? This isn’t the first time I’ve heard of bands doing things based the fans financial input.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-04-10/megadeth-launch-pledge-campaign

That’s a TON of Megadeth news all at once.
http://loudwire.com/marty-friedman-turned-down-megadeth-return/

I get stuck on an album or 1 particular band. Whatever it is at the time, it sometimes takes a month or so to get it out of my system. I don’t listen to just that album or band for a month straight, I throw in other stuff but there’s always something I’ll constantly put on. Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Big Wreck, Muse, Iron Maiden, Paramore, Tool, A Perfect Circle, Nat King Cole, Norah Jones, Lamb of God, Trivium, etc. Right now it’s all about Paramore for me, Tuesday it will likely switch to Halestorm?

Catch you Sunday for the weekend update.

Songs I like. “Death from Above 1979”

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Bye,

“Butthead” aka Chris