GREAT WEEK SO FAR/THE AGONIST the album “Orphans”

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I fell asleep to “Tool” the album “Aenima”

I exercised to “Matthew Good Band” the album “Underdogs”

 

I’m very pleased & impressed with my exercise so far this week.  A good sweat every morning really helps me get going for the rest of the day.  Exercise & 6 small meals a day seem to do the trick very well.  I even slept in a bit yesterday.

Kim was working from home.  She had her teeth operated on, Monday morning & was still in some pain.  She smashed & broke her front four top teeth.  One more appointment in October & her teeth will be done.

After that Brewster will get his tests done for his heart murmur.  Then a guarantee of medication for him & what type will he need.

My day are pretty full now.  I eat a small breakfast of 2 fruits & 2 eggs.  I exercise a 1-2 hours 5 day a week.  Another small meal/snack.  Check my email, then shower.  Have a small lunch, which is usually a lettuce wrap or 2 with one cheese slice, deli turkey meat, Dijon mustard, & an apple for dessert.  Check my email, practice/play guitar for about an hour, have a snack/meal, practice/play guitar some more check my email quickly & Kim is usually home around that time.  She cooks, I clean up supper & do the few hand wash dishes.  Then we watch TV or head out somewhere.

I make a point of playing my guitars for at least an hour a day.  I remember the majority of stuff I played before, now it’s just more of speeding up my fretting hand.

Sometimes I will sit & watch a ½ hour TV show somewhere in there.  I do drink at least 3 liters of water throughout the day & occasionally a cup of coffee.  One to 3 cups of coffee a week & 4-8 alcoholic beverages a month.

That generally sums up my life right now. Then of course there’s always other stuff to deal with in the background I don’t talk about on here until it’s over with, or stuff that’s not for me to make public since it’s not my story to tell.

 

The Red Hot Chili Peppers pay tribute to Ric Ocasek of “The Cars”.  I love this song, along with many other songs by “The Cars”

Oh, how tough the life of a Goth is in the 21st century

https://thehardtimes.net/culture/former-mall-goths-now-mostly-amazon-prime-goths/?fbclid=IwAR2IzEySLcj2nYRYJrCkdBdFaGYkLZsVWu2YTrQGpcHWz73647hzk-sfWn8

My favourite “Soundgarden” album (Badmotorfinger) was released on September 24th, 1991!  I didn’t hear it until December 2001 when Corey McDonald came to SIAST & enlightened me.

TOOL’s “Fear Inoculum” ranks number 8 for physical sales of 2019.  It sold out EVERYWHERE in the first week of it’s release.  More are being made currently!

https://loudwire.com/tool-fear-inoculum-2019-top-10-pure-album-sales/?fbclid=IwAR0Fb_XsJswjCUN4l0ZhiOvOqRLHV_LSVRBfZ8fg8h3gBfy_0vJpPgyxCMs

Alter Bridge, Tool, & Big Wreck were my most anticipated albums of 2019.  So far I’m enjoying, quite a LOT, the 2 that have been released.  I’m excited for the Alter Bridge album out October 18th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

https://www.loudhailermagazine.com/album-reviews/walk-the-sky-by-alter-bridge/?fbclid=IwAR1vkzIZJ_g-gtRyZ4FUAIqMsOTzTQc6l2Ohd6e0AcPWwuUT-HiukSMlSFE

 

THE AGONIST

New/6th album “Orphans” was released on Friday, September 20th.  They’re a female fronted extreme metal band based out of Québec, Canada.  I assume that may people aren’t fans of extreme metal or metal in general, so I’ll keep this sampling brief.  I like it, it’s more of a mood music for me but still desirable for me to pay for it.  If it’s hear I’ve paid for it or I plan too.

 

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We’re all Global Citizens,

Chris

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SUPER NO/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

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I fell asleep to “Paramore” the album “RIOT”

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” 56 B – Sides on shuffle

 

Nope, no massive headache on Sunday & I’m not in the hospital unconscious.  I’m here!

No, I didn’t watch the Super Bowl.  13 – 3 for the Patriots!  Now that sounds like a great game to fall asleep to!  I don’t watch the NFL or the Super Bowl.  I don’t have a cable package to get the advertisements & I don’t think “Maroon 5” is a big enough name to entice a large TV rating.  They’re a big name, but not big enough.

I didn’t see the half time show but looking at the comments on it, I hear it wasn’t good in general.  At least they got to try.  I didn’t think “Bruno Mars” was a big enough name either at the time.  I heard very few negative comments in comparison to Maroon 5.  To compare & assess who had a better show is for those who judge talent shows, apples to oranges as they say.  I watched the half time show on www.youtube.com so I wouldn’t be talking about something I didn’t see.

I think people who attended or watched the game on TV shouldn’t throw out negative comments.  It’s basically a “free” music event.  Sure I assume a portion of the ticket price would be used to pay for part of the entertainment, but anyone with any interest in the half time show isn’t guaranteed a life changing experience from the musical entertainment.

Every musician isn’t perfect all of the time.  Everyone has a rough day once in a while?

At the end of the day, it happened & it’s over.  Time to quit complaining on social media about it.  You’re just wasting your time repeating your dislike that has been stated by 1,000,000s of other people.  No need to add to the negativity everywhere.

 

YAY! “Alter Bridge” start writing as a group in April!

http://loudwire.com/alter-bridge-work-new-album-next-month/?fbclid=IwAR1JKN5ZFzGToTdUqGVf_6v4iUD023DIuWRpZtK7N4-3DnGU8cY4JLy_gUI

 

Movie news regarding a few franchises!  Releases in the distant future.  DC, Fast & Furious.  I’m a big fan of the DC movies & yes I enjoy the Marvel movies.

I hear something one day & the next day it changes.  Last I heard about the DC comic movies, they’re hitting the reset button on almost everything.  Superman, Batman, & some of the “Suicide Squad” are being re-cast.  Margot Robbie is currently filming one of her standalone movies as Harley Quinn.

 

No new “Tool” this April.  Since the release of “10,000 Days” in 2006 & a follow up album that has yet to surface, I’ve had brain cancer & recovered.  “10,000 Days” is the length of time that Maynard’s mother had a stroke & died.

http://loudwire.com/maynard-james-keenan-shoots-down-april-release-tool-new-album/?fbclid=IwAR0_eHiq8qqD5nyGcy4LuUPSazqQWdwrX8I19S8B2sULJicXVfErBuDlJ44

I don’t feel entitled to a new album.  I feel entitled to the truth.

 

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

I can’t tell you how many albums they have released, I’ll just say A LOT.  I believe they’re based in California.  We listened to the singer’s, Anthony Keidis, audiobook.  He was a heroin addict when they began their career & was nearly kicked out of the band since he missed rehearsals or was late & how up high.  I have 4 of their albums, 2 of which I like.  I believe I was in elementary school when I first heard them.  There was a guy a year ahead of me around the corner from my parents’ apartment, & he had the cassette of “Mother’s Milk” released in 1989.  I remember that I thought it was just weird/different & I didn’t care for it much.  I bought the CD of “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik” thinking it would be great since the 2 singles from it were.  Unfortunately those were the only songs I enjoyed on the album.  I bought the albums “Californication”, “By The Way”, & the double album “Stadium Arcadium”.  I liked “Californication” & “By The Way”, they’re on my iPod.  “Stadium Arcadium” I listened to once, & that was enough.  I was done following this band.  FANTASTIC musicians, just not my type of music.

I’m not a big fan of funk/rock to begin with.  I think they’re on their 4th guitarist?  I believe the first guitarist died, John Frusiante joined then quit, Dave Navarro joined, John Frusiante rejoined, he quit & now they’re with a new/4th guitarist.

 

1991   BLOOD, SUGAR, SEX, MAGIK

I bought this CD between 1998 – 2001?  I don’t listen to it at all now.

 

1999   CALIFORNICATION

I’ve played “Otherside” & “Around the World” live.

 

2002   BY THE WAY

 

2006   STADIUM ARCADIUM

Now I only listen to “Californication” & “By the Way” on the rare occasion.

 

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Chris

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Friday evening a friend of mine from my teenage years when I worked at the Delta hotel came by for a drink.

Watched Blue Jays in :30, & it wasn’t good, Friday evening’s game wasn’t any better.  I expect the from the trade deadline on that this will be a rebuilding team, out with the older expensive players & in with many young players & prospects for the future.  Between 4 players is roughly $78 million.  The disabled list is HUGE at the moment $85 million worth of players injured at the moment.

I spent most of the day Saturday at my parents’ place sitting in the shade on the back patio.  Mom & I were watching my Dad get the hot tub working as Goose & Brewster followed him around as though they were helping!

Kim was cleaning here, I figured Brewster & I should just get out of the way.  When she cleans, she’s on a mission!  Dad picked Brewster & I up around 11:00 am.  Kim was out for a tea with a friend from out of town, came home & started cleaning!

Sunday night Kim & I binge watched the last 5 or 6 shows of “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix.  Hard to watch the last few episodes, fantastic show though!

Kim’s out with her sister right now getting some bedding flowers.  I slept in until about 11:30, I was so comfortable I didn’t want to move, in the end my bladder got me out of bed.  Handled the dishwasher, had breakfast after this I have a few more things to get to!

 

If you’re here strictly for the cancer news, that’s all I have for you today.

 

Linkin Park dedicate Jimmy Kimmel live performance to Chris Cornell

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-one-more-light-jimmy-kimmel-live-chris-cornell/

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers cover Chris Cornell’s “Seasons”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-red-hot-chili-peppers-cover-chris-cornells-seasons-w483185

 

Muse on Beats radio 1 interview

 

Dave Grohl’s memories of Chris Cornell

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

 

Bass cover of “Beep!  Beep!  I’m a Sheep!

 

I could post 276 posts of other bands covering songs by Chris Cornell, but I don’t think anyone needs to hear them all.  Yes, he died & he will be missed.  I read some of the newspaper at my parents Saturday a small article regarding his death.  He was on anti-anxiety pills.  He was supposed to take one a day, he took one, played the concert, & took another one.  The members of Soundgarden said he was dizzy & slurring his words.  Later on, in his hotel room he hanged himself “unintentionally” according to his wife.  She said he was not in the type of mood that she would ever think he’d commit suicide, no signs of it at all she said.

 

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DOING NOTHING…………………NOT FUN!

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Really, if this is retired life, I don’t want it.  BORING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I’d much rather be exercising & improving my girlish figure……………….I mean my slightly larger girlish figure.  With no license I stay in our condo FAR more than needed.

People ask me why I wear shorts year round?  Well, I’m always warm/hot & sweating, I’m outside just long enough to get in a vehicle, all of our windows face south which makes it uncomfortable for me since I can’t switch on the air, & I usually work out.  Anything over 24 degrees Celcius (75.2 Fahrenheit) too hot for me!

 

New video from the Red Hot Chili Peppers

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-red-hot-chili-peppers-morbid-sick-love-video-w453750

 

Carolina rebellion lineup.  According to the “A Perfect Circle” Facebook page they are playing this festival as well aka Don’t hold your breath for a new Tool album.

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-soundgarden-def-leppard-2017-carolina-rebellion/

No, no new Tool.  Just old Tool……………………..for the last decade.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Creator of Star Wars, George Lucas, has seen the spinoff “Rogue One” & loved it.

http://www.nme.com/news/film/george-lucas-seen-star-wars-rogue-one-heres-thought-1893040?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-5th-dec-05-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Comedian Chris Rock is doing a stand up tour throughout the USA

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/chris-rock-announces-total-blackout-stand-up-tour-w453980   LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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

 

Walk off the Earth’s new video with Snoop Dogg

 

Oslo city hall plays Opeth for the public.

 

Live song by Alter Bridge!!!!

http://www1.wdr.de/mediathek/video/sendungen/rockpalast/video-live-preview-alter-bridge—my-champion-100.html

I wish they would come to Calgary, Regina or Winnipeg.  Calgary’s a 7:30 hour drive & Winnipeg’s 6:00 hour, I’ve made the 2:30 hour drive to Saskatoon too many times.  It’s flat, the highway is busy, & it’s EXTREMELY boring.  2:30 hours to Saskatoon feels like a 10:00 hour drive.

By the end of this album, it’s pretty much metal with the amazing vocals of Myles Kennedy!

 

Which rock & metal musicians received Grammy nominations?

http://loudwire.com/metallica-megadeth-disturbed-gojira-korn-and-more-earn-2017-grammy-nominations/

Every time I listen to this album, I tend to like it more & more.  This is one of the least popular songs on the album.  It’s the only song on the 11 song album without language.

 

www.wikipedia.com fact or fiction with drummer Vinnie Paul, originally of Pantera.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Already a couple of concerts for me next year, & Guns n’ Roses in August, in Regina for everyone else.

It’s not that Guns n’ Roses aren’t good at what they do, it just seems to be somewhat repetitive to me.  I own “Appetite for Destruction” on CD & I’ve listened to it probably 3 times.  It really does nothing for me.  It’s buried in the closet with my other CDs.

 

Big Wreck live

 

Third Ion streaming this tune…

http://bravewords.com/exclusives/videos/third-ion-former-members-of-annihilator-into-eternity-devin-townsend-streaming-cosmic-delusion-lyric-video

 

I don’t think former Toronto Blue Jay free agent, Edwin Encarnacion, is totally gone yet.  The Blue Jays have signed 2 guys both DH/1B players.  I don’t want the recently signed Kendrys Morales to ever see his glove again.  He can hit, but that’s all I’d have him do.  They also signed Steve Pearce on Monday he can play 1B, 2B, 3B, LF, RF or DH.  Morales at DH, Pearce in LF, & Encarnacion at 1B?  I’d try to trade Upton junior & Justin Smoak for a relief pitcher that might be a stretch though?  I don’t know if you’d get anything for them.  As for Jose Bautista, I’m good with him signing or not to Toronto.  He’s overpriced and on the downside of his baseball career.  If the Jays sign outfielder Dexter Fowler that could mean the end of Encarnacion signing, unless Encarnacion agrees to a cheap short term contract.  If they don’t sign Fowler, they can throw $30 million a year for 2 years at Encarnacion.  Right now, Edwin Encarnacion is more of an afterthought for teams that we’re interested.  He should have taken the Jays offer of $80 million over 4 years.  Hindsight is 20/20 though.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/

 

Pentatonix.   “Tuesday, December 13th! Tune in to NBC starting at 8am.”

 

If you want to support Donald Trump, buy a T-Shirt at a Kid Rock show

http://loudwire.com/kid-rock-selling-pro-trump-merchandise/

 

I didn’t even know P.J. Harvey was still around.  I think she opened for U2 on their ‘Elevation’ tour in 2000?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pj-harvey-sets-biggest-north-american-tour-in-decade-w454268

 

Have you seen the movie “Shooter” starring Mark Wahlberg?  He’s producing a TV series on Bravo based on the movie.  I just watched the 4th episode from Tuesday night.  It’s really good!  If you haven’t been watching the series since the 2nd episode, you might find it confusing now.  If you’ve seen the movie you might be OK.

 

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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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Quiet weekend here again.  Stayed home Friday evening to watch the Blue Jays beat up on the visiting N.Y. Yankees 9-0.  Kim hit the hay at 9:20 pm, she thought the clock said 10:20 pm.  I went to bed around 10:00 pm & woke up 4 times before 5:30 am then fell asleep until 10:00 am.  Watched an afternoon baseball game Blue Jays won 3-0.  Kim was babysitting for our friends.  Dad & I opted to stay warm & dry instead of going to the Saskatchewan Roughrider game.  Dad picked me up so mom, dad, & I could watch the game in the basement in his home theater.  That’s 3 wins & a 2 game winning streak for the home team.

Sunday was the third of four games in Toronto, featuring the Jays against the N.Y. Yankees.  3 wins & only 7 games left in the regular season.  Which is a little sad for me.  It’s fall & our 8 million TV shows are coming back on the air.  The rest of this week I’ll have to watch Blue Jays in :30, but come Friday, Saturday & Sunday, I’ll be parked on the couch watching the 3 last games in Boston against the Boston Red Sox.

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Alter Bridge members talk about Nirvana’s 25th anniversary of the album “Nevermind”

 

25 years since the Red Hot Chili Peppers released “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic”

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-blood-sugar-sex-magik-album-anniversary/

 

Superjoint are a bit too heavy for me.  In this link they detail their new album & there’s a new song inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/superjoint-new-album-sociopathic-herd-delusion-song/

 

I love this “A Perfect Circle” song!!!!!!!!!!!!!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

13 kings of stage banter.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I’d be more impressed if they could do 1 show with clean language?  The bands I was a part of just didn’t do that, other than to each other during a rehearsal, in private.

http://loudwire.com/13-kings-of-stage-banter/

 

This was EVERYWHERE in baseball land today.  Very sad & only 24 years old.  The Miami Marlins did the right thing & cancelled their game today.

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/jose-fernandez-miami-marlins-pitcher-dead-at-24-w441883

 

I have both of these albums on pre-order along with 6 or 7 others?

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-vs-highly-suspect-cage-match/

 

Kim gives me a $50 limit on iTunes a month.  Beginning September 30th all the way to November 18th I’ll be receiving 9 albums.  5 of them are coming in October?  Insane?  I like having a variety of music, but MY GOODNESS!

 

September 30th “Opeth” & “The Agonist”

 

October 7th “Alter Bridge”, Green Day”, & “Sum 41”

 

October 21st “The Pretty Reckless” & “Jimmy Eat World”

 

November 11th “In Flames”

 

November 18th “Highly Suspect” LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I also hear “Big Wreck” is in the studio & have released a sound bite of a new song, so who knows when that album is coming out.  “Paramore” I believe is in the studio as well, I don’t think they’re as far into the recording process a “Big Wreck” but I’m not sure?

 

I don’t think I’ll have time for a blog tomorrow?  Busy day here!  I’ll catch you on Tuesday.

 

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

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Friday evening I watched the Blue Jays win against Detroit, Riders lost to Edmonton Eskimos, that was my evening. Kim went to bed after the baseball game. She wanted to watch something else instead of a football game. I told her I could watch the game in our bedroom, but she falls asleep very quick.

Saturday was more of the same, went out in the evening for a few things needed for Sunday & watched a movie on Netflix. Quiet weekend!

Sunday this is our beginning of a few rather busy days, stuff to do & the coputron isn’t one of them! Baseball today, then the all star break for 4 or 5 days. Mid-summer break for baseball players, busy times for Kim & I. I’m fine, just doctor appointments & such.

Videos of the week by www.loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/battle-royale-sum-41-gemini-syndrome-skillet-top-video-countdown-debuts/

As much as I like the “Stitched Up Heart” song, the “Sum 41” video I find to be much better.

An article with Gene Simmons, Kiss bassist, regarding cell phones at concerts.

http://loudwire.com/kiss-gene-simmons-opinon-disabling-cell-phones-concerts/

I say either learn the new age of concert etiquette, or leave your phone in your vehicle. Before every movie in a theater you’re told to turn off your phone. I think any live show should have the same disclaimer before it, concert, movie, musical, play, opera, etc.

Live shared it…

It would be cool to see, drummer Mike Portnoy, return to Dream Theater for a special event!

http://loudwire.com/mike-portnoy-invites-dream-theater-join-onstage-birthday-bash/

This & Californication are the only Red Hot Chili Peppers albums I listen to.

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-by-the-way-anniversary/

From the album Californication

Another article with Mark Tremonti.

http://www.examiner.com/article/guitarist-mark-tremonti-it-s-always-a-battle-and-it-s-always-tough

Red Hot Chili Pepper mistaken to be Metallica?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/red-hot-chili-peppers-mistaken-for-metallica-in-belarus-customs-gaffe-20160710#ixzz4E1csLlH7

There were 2 separate shootings in the USA last week, both by police officers. Before you flip out about the police shooting people, hear me out. This has nothing to do with race. If Americans gave up the right to carry a loaded weapon, or if these victims didn’t have them, there would be little to no reason for police to worry about these situations.

When you hear gun shots, everybody runs away, except the police. What do the police officers do? Run towards the gun shots!

Take guns away from “common people”, this crap might not happen?

The question I usually think of is why wasn’t this on the news so often in the ’80s or anytime before that? Did it not happen as often? If so what the @#&^% happened, why now?

There’s a video on this youtube channel which is not available in my region, a Daily Show with Trevor Noah?

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwWhs_6x42TyRM4Wstoq8HA

I’ll try to get it on the blog Facebook blog site? The police in Las Vegas admitted in 2011 that there was a problem so they changed the training methods and police shootings have dropped 36%, not perfect, but better.

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

MY LEAST FAVOURITE DAY OF THE WEEK

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I fell asleep to“Rush” the album “Snakes & Arrows”

I exercised to “Aeges” the album “Above & Down Below” the entire album. Then I listened to “Third Ion” their 1st album “13/8 Bit” almost the entire album

Everyone is not a fan of Mondays, I get that, but Thursdays are worse to me. It’s not Hump day, it’s not Friday either. It’s the day before the day you’re waiting to finish for the weekend.

Weird? Yesterday I heard it was just a family heirloom but today it’s Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged guitar?

http://www.spin.com/2016/07/kurt-cobain-mtv-unplugged-guitar-frances-bean-divorce/?utm_source=spinfacebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=spinfacebook

Blake Shelton with Chelsea Handler

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-blake-shelton-talk-rock-bottom-bonding-with-gwen-on-chelsea-20160706

That’s not necessarily “rock bottom”. I survived cancer, my story isn’t “rock bottom” either. When anyone thinks they’ve hit rock bottom, there’s likely someone else doing worse. Do you have shelter? Do you have food? If you do, & that’s all you have, you’re still not at the bottom. If you’re alive, you’re doing pretty good.

The 4 brothers out of South Africa that make up “KONGOS”

Article with “Lamb of God” guitarist Mark Morton! This is the guy that called their music “unlistenable”

http://www.moshcam.com/articles/features/17347/nailing-solidarity-with-lamb-of-gods-mark-morton

As much as I like “Eve 6” & “Jimmy Eat World”, “Green Day” was there first for me & I’m not big on punk music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-best-pop-punk-albums-of-all-time-ramones-green-day-blink-182-offspring-20160706

Don’t forget, at midnight Eastern time “Third Ion” & “Chevelle” should be released on iTunes!

Jim Jeffries on Donald Trump SERIOUS LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He does make a very good point though!

I only know roughly the release date for the new Alter Bridge album is likely going to be in September. They’re playing live shows now & had a listening party I think in Orlando yesterday?

Top 50 hard rock & metal guitarist according to www.loudwire.com

http://loudwire.com/top-hard-rock-metal-guitarists-of-all-time/?fbsyn

Quite a subjective list?

Anthony Kiedis on writing music with former Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist, John Frusciante

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-anthony-kiedis-john-frusciante-easiest-people-make-music-with/

I really like John Frusciante’s back up vocals on this song!!!

Highly Suspect” are hitting the road! I quite enjoy this band/album. Only 3 of the 10 songs are clean though? This song is clean though.

http://www.pollstar.com/resultsArtist.aspx?ID=269664&SearchBy=highly%20suspect

This got people mad? They haven’t even released an “Avengers” or “Iron Man” movie yet people are freaking out about this? Calm down, will it matter in 20 years? I don’t think so.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/marvel-fans-react-as-new-iron-man-is-a-15-year-old/411454?utm_campaign=nme-daily-7th-jul-07-07-2016&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

HAPPY HUMP DAY (sort of), I’M BETTER

I fell asleep to a few songs by “Stitched Up Heart” the album “Never Alone” then changed it to “Trivium” the album “Silence in the Snow”

I exercised to “Alice in Chains” half of the album “Facelift” then “Chromeo” half of the album “White Women”, then finally “Finger Eleven” most of the album “Five Crooked Lines”

Finally! Nothing hurt this morning. I raised my squats total today, hopefully I can achieve that total tomorrow.

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Nobody likes feeling sick, neither do I! I don’t have time to be sick! Just a waste of a day for me!

Yes, I squeezed in a small exercise session, just not as many repetitions, sorry, I don’t remember what I was listening to on the stereo? Probably the “Stitched Up Heart” album?

I was watching the “Batman vs. Superman” movie & this is a dark movie. This isn’t just any stand alone Superman or Batman movie. I haven’t seen the “Kill Bill” or “Sin City” movies. This is by far the darkest comic book movie I’ve seen. Henry Cavill plays the role of Superman again, his parents are the same, Amy Adams is back also. I don’t recommend it for anyone under 18. I’d say it’s a Rated R movie, well the “Ultimate Edition” is, the non theatrical version I bought which also has the theatrical version. I like it, but that’s just me. It was slammed by critics, & wasn’t rated as a good movie by others on iTunes. I like it though. I’d give it 81% tomatoes on iTunes. You can rent it on July 19th. This is the “Ultimate Edition” trailer

It’s not hump day for Canadians, it’s only a 4 day week here. Friday, July 1st is Canada Day. I’m not checking but I think Canada is turning 149 or 150 this year?

Soundgarden shared it…

I love “Lamb of God”, let’s see how www.loudwire.com ranks their albums?

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-albums-ranked/

I don’t even count “Burn the Priest” as a Lamb of God album, I’ve heard it once & tossed it.

I’m pretty sure Apple want’s to Monopolize everything?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/how-apple-hopes-to-win-the-streaming-war-20160628

2 movies in theaters I really want to see. “Finding Dory” & “The Shallows”

Masterpiece review off the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic” courtesy of the Consequence of Sound. I have this on CD, not on my iTunes though. I haven’t listened to it since the early 2000s.

Taking Back Sunday” new album & video. I’ve only heard the name?

http://loudwire.com/taking-back-sunday-tidal-wave-september-title-track-video/

Testament” have a release date for their new album. Not a band I listen to.

http://loudwire.com/testament-2016-release-date-the-brotherhood-of-the-snake-album/

Linkin Park member, Mike Shinoda, has high hopes for their next album. Great “The Hunting Party” was somewhat disappointing for me.

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-mike-shinoda-i-want-this-album-our-best/

Star Wars trailer for Episode VIII. Teaser, just a “now in production” announcement.

http://hygot8.com/read/star-wars-episode-viii-2017-trailer-announcement/21/

What do kids know about their food?

Article with Blink 182

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/blink-182-california-20160629

The Beatles/George Harrison’s “While my guitar gently Weeps” video will be done by Cirque du Soleil

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-the-beatles-hypnotic-while-my-guitar-gently-weeps-video-20160629

If Trump wins there’s a very good chance that we’ll have to survive threw WWIII? Go Hillary!

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/things-are-even-worse-for-the-gop-than-you-think-20160629

Joe Perry, Aerosmith guitarist, teams up with Monster. I used Monster Cable for everything. Recording, live shows, & most stuff at home. All from my father aka 1-800-George!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/aerosmiths-joe-perry-wants-your-rock-roll-to-sound-better-20160629

This is what my mother would sing to me as a child.

Actual name Matt Loewenstein

If you have a Facebook account share this please?

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154414244080283&set=a.10151652105620283.390352.678515282&type=3&theater

Sum 41 new album & video

http://loudwire.com/sum-41-fake-my-own-death-video/ October release for the album “13 Voices”. The follow up from 2011 “Screaming Bloody Murder” which I recommend to rock fans!

Metallica are recording their new album………………& they’re now fashion models?

http://loudwire.com/metallica-brioni-luxury-menswear-campaign/

Mark Tremonti & Eric Friedman interview at Download Festival

Article with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm

http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/travel/553522/lzzy-hale-your-new-badass-career-icon.html

LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can Taylor Swift sue Kanye West?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/can-taylor-swift-sue-kanye-west-over-famous-video-20160629

I think Kanye should cover Pet Shop Boys……………..

What “O.J. :Made in America” says about America now.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/features/what-o-j-made-in-america-says-about-america-right-now-20160629

Econoline Crush tour dates

http://www.econolinecrushofficial.ca/

July 22, 2016 – 7th Annual Quonset Days – Medicine Hat, AB

July 23, 2016 – Saskatoon Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
July 27, 2016 –Wild Bills Sports Bar – Red Deer, AB
July 28, 2016 – The Needle and Vinyl Tavern – Edmonton AB
July 29, 2016 –Eagle River Casino – Whitecourt, AB
July 30, 2016 – The Marquee Beer Market and Stage – Calgary
July 31, 2016 – National Slo-Pitch at Vision Park – Edson, AB

Afternoon baseball today! There was a 2 hour & 40 minute Halestorm delay last night in Colorado. They started the game as I was going to bed???


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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

ANOTHER 4 DAY WEEK!

I fell asleep to “Billy Joel” his double album of “Greatest Hits” only a few songs, didn’t feel right? Then I put on “Barenaked Ladies” the album “Stunt”

I exercised to “Foo Fighters” 60 B-Sides on shuffle & I herd 3 of my favourite Foo Fighters’ songs!

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Did I mention it’s SHARK WEEK on the Discovery channel???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Canada Day is July 1st. Friday, no blog, you’re on your own. So far no big plans or adventures for Kim & I. Looks like a very mellow summer at home this year.

I used Kim’s exercise mat today, that she said I could use! Much better than the large puzzle pieces I’ve been using. I use 3 of them & by the end I have 1. They don’t stay together very well.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

More John Oliver LANGUAGE!!!! Brexit

I think it’s odd that we still have to have a Gay Pride Parade? I guess it’s because there are so many people against those who are different. Well it’s 2016 & still some people can’t figure out why humans are different than them?

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/nba-wnba-are-first-pro-sports-teams-to-march-in-nyc-lgbt-pride-parade-20160627

Rare Alter Bridge song.

Why is it that music artists don’t put there B-Sides on iTunes or streaming sites? Release the single from the album I already own & have one or two B-Sides that are only available with the purchase or streaming of the single. Do I have to go downtown to HMV, in the Cornwall Center, to purchase singles with B-Sides again? There’s a reason I stopped going downtown. Because downtown Regina wasn’t thought about long enough before they built it. It’s poorly laid out & not the easiest part of Regina to drive in, too many unnecessary one way streets.

Muse live at the Glastonbury festival. Video inside the link! This is why seeing Muse live is on my bucket list!!!!!!!!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03zf0f1

Tremonti interview, the entire band this time.

Red Hot Chili Peppers debut at number 2 on the music charts

http://loudwire.com/red-hot-chili-peppers-the-getaway-no-2-debut-billboard-200-album-chart/

Mark Tremonti’s rig rundown

Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits over lunch

I have his greatest hits, “From the Inside” written while he was actually in an insane asylum. I also somehow got the album “Trash”?

2 years ago I had some albums that I didn’t purchase that showed up in my iTunes? “Trash”, Black Label Society’s “Order of the Black”, Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours”, New Kids on the Block “Hangin’ Tough” & “Greatest Hits”, all of the Ozzy Osbourne albums, & maybe another one I’m forgetting? Weird but they’re there?

The countdown is on for the new Chevelle “The North Corridor” on Friday, July 8th

The Agonist announce a tour, opening for others

Nov. 4 + Imperial Theater + Quebec City, QC
Nov. 5 + Corona Theatre + Montreal, QC
Nov. 6 + Phoenix Concert Hall + Toronto, ON

Nov. 8 + Concord Music Hall + Chicago, IL
Nov. 9 + Cabooze + Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 11 + Saskatoon Event Center + Saskatoon, SK
Nov. 12 + Marquee + Calgary, AB
Nov. 13 + The Ranch + Edmonton, AB
Nov. 15 + Vogue Theatre + Vancouver, BC
Nov. 16 + Studio 7 + Seattle, WA
Nov. 18 + Social Hall + San Francisco, CA
Nov. 19 + The Regent + Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 20 + Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel + Las Vegas, NV
Nov. 22 + Summit Music Hall + Denver, CO
Nov. 23 + Granada Theater + Lawrence, KS
Nov. 25 + Gas Monkey Live + Dallas, TX
Nov. 26 + Empire Control Room + Austin, TX
Nov. 28 + State Theater + St Petersburg, FL
Nov. 29 + Masquerade + Atlanta, GA
Dec. 1 + Soundstage Baltimore, MD
Dec. 2 + Webster Hall + New York, NY
Dec. 3 + Palladium + Worcester, MA

Batman v. Superman comes out for purchase on iTunes tomorrow!!

More John Oliver

I think everyone should fear Trump. He’s not even a President, yet he’s a Dictator & terrorist already! When Hillary wins he’ll have to admit he’s a “Loser”

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/wendy-davis-on-abortion-rights-win-and-why-women-should-fear-trump-20160627

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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

ROAD RAGE

I fell asleep to “Lamb of God” the album “Sturm und Drang” the entire album, then a small portion of “Stitched Up Heart” the album “Never Alone”

SORRY LANGUAGE IT’S LIVE!!!!

I exercised to “The Pretty Reckless” both albums on shuffle

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Sure, there are people out there driving differently than you. I’ve been told not to waste my time & energy & I always ask myself first “Will this matter in 20 years?”. The answer is NO! 99.99% of the time, so it’s quite rare that I get angry about stuff.

If I’m a passenger in someone’s vehicle, why are you ranting & raving to me about the so called idiot driving near us? I can’t fix it? Talk to them tell them how you’d like them to drive. What’s the point of getting angry at me & why do I need to hear it? Are you willing to take driving suggestions from them? If not, your passengers don’t need to hear you having a hissy fit over someone that cut you off, drives too fast or too slow, etc. What the heck did I do & why are you complaining to me? I CAN’T FIX IT!!! FIGURE IT OUT, I DON’T NEED /WANT TO HEAR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Meisha Tate on Conan

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/miesha-tate-takes-jab-at-ronda-rousey-on-conan-20160622

I’m sure the members of Led Zeppelin have a few million to share in a result of a loss in the court battle?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/what-happens-if-led-zeppelin-loses-the-stairway-to-heaven-trial-20160622

Stephen Colbert on the NRA & gun control in general

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-stephen-colbert-blast-senate-over-rejected-gun-bills-20160622

10 songs Led Zeppelin ripped off. I like Led Zeppelin, I just came across this, like everything on this site. It’s a good thing Led Zeppelin made these bands famous, or else I would never have heard of them?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/led-zeppelins-10-boldest-rip-offs-20160622

Consequence of Sound review of Red Hot Chili Peppers new album “The Getaway”

10 best Red Hot Chili Peppers music videos

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/readers-poll-the-10-best-red-hot-chili-peppers-music-videos-20160622

This is my favourite by far. The link was freezing on me. You should be able to play each one if it’s working for you?

New artist from one of you followers. I like it, but it’s one of those things I’d buy & never listen to?

Sorry, only available at live shows. He’s from Chicago.

I guess if you purchase a physical CD of “The North Corridor” by Chevelle on July 8th it should be signed by the group.

REALLY? Two unheard songs purchased on eBay on analog tape.

http://loudwire.com/two-unreleased-songs-claimed-to-be-from-nirvana-surface-online/

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

This explains the Copyright law facing www.youtube.com

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-linkin-park-trent-reznor-more-call-for-reform-digital-millennium-copyright-act/

Article with lead guitarist Mark Morton from Lamb of God!

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/interviews/lamb_of_gods_mark_morton_im_a_blues_guitar_player_100_i_just_happen_to_be_in_a_metal_band.html

Big Wreck is writing & I think recording? Either way it’s great news!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At this point I really don’t care what Maynard’s up to until Tool releases a new album or announces their retirement.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-trailer-for-maynard-james-keenans-upcoming-memoir-20160622

Live again LANGUAGE Dave Grohl, “Learn to Fly” acoustic

Consequence of Sound’s “Netflix & Chill” segment

I’ve given up on this show. The first 2 seasons were really good, third season was very underwhelming, watched the first episode of the 4th season & packed it in on the “Orange is the New Black”

Remember this site is only my interpretation of things. I urge you to “dig” deep & find something you like. It’s a very subjective thing, the arts. This is on an album titled “Dig”

The verdict on Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” trial is in.

http://loudwire.com/led-zeppelin-not-guilty-stairway-to-heaven-trial/

New Rob Zombie video LANGUAGE & WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/rob-zombie-medication-for-the-melancholy-video/

More Dave Grohl in the news, he reveals that he was high while preforming with Taylor Swift. Challenged to smoke up by Paul McCartney!

http://loudwire.com/dave-grohl-funny-story-duetting-taylor-swift-while-high-paul-mccartney-party/

LAGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Halestorm has been writing their next album & will also release another EP cover songs.

http://loudwire.com/halestorm-start-writing-next-album-plan-another-covers-ep/

Batman vs. Superman Ultimate Edition release date…………………?………………….maybe July 19th ?

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Batman-V-Superman-Ultimate-Edition-Blu-ray-DVD-Released-120987.html

Fall Out Boy feat. Missy Elliott “Ghostbusters” theme song

Ah, our neighbours South of us in Canada. This might work? Nothing else has.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/10-powerful-moments-from-the-congressional-gun-sit-in-20160623

I thought I heard that 92% of the Americans polled for some type of gun control?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-godawful-bill-at-the-center-of-the-gun-sit-in-20160623

Jimmy Fallon was FANTASTIC yesterday!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-macklemore-elle-fanning-play-catchphrase-on-fallon-20160623

This kid was on the show as well.

A new Chevelle song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Album out July 8th

http://loudwire.com/chevelle-pete-loeffler-the-north-corridor-album-young-wicked-song-premiere/

Song inside the link^^^!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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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