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I don’t follow politics……….EVER! I was watching CBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the National news. They were reporting on Donald Trump’s Republican Convention, I changed the channel to watch that instead. I haven’t watched any of the debates for more than 5 minutes. I watched the majority of this one though. I couldn’t stop laughing! I was even lol! My goodness he’s entertaining & scary at the same time. The entire speech was like watching a terrorist threaten another terrorist. I honestly couldn’t stop laughing! I watched it until the end & realized a couple of things. A) I should have been watching the campaign from the start just for the entertainment value! B) If he wins, it’ll be scary & the USA will be a gated community. Nobody’s coming from the Southern Boarder, the East Coast, China or Russia aren’t coming from the West Coast, & us Canadians will build a wall on our Southern Boarder & send the bill to the USA.

Friday was more of me trying to be comfortable with a screwed up back. I didn’t go to the football game. I don’t think it would have done any good sitting on a wooden bench for that amount of time. We babysat our friends kid, who politely told me where to go & how to get there! Kim was painting with her. Kim was painting a person flying a kite. I said we should blow to make some wind for “auntie” Kim, man was I wrong. “UNCLE CHRIS WE DON’T BLOW WIND, WE PAINT IT!!!” aka she told me in the most polite way where to go & how to get there, finger pointing & all.

So at the end of the day, I slept on the couch again, while Kim slept in our bed with someone else, a 2 ½ year old and I’m not sure if I’ll be invited to her 3rd birthday party.

Saturday was my aunts memorial in Regina. The family left the chapel to “Spirit in the Sky” I had finished my crying a week ago, I was OK. My mother did the eulogy at the service for her older sister, she of course choked up, then I choked up a bit too. The entire ceremony actually felt like a celebration. I’ve never felt that at a memorial/funeral? My aunt was really cool & fun to be around, & that’s exactly what I’ll remember about her!

Back to my parents place for a very excessive amount of food and whatever you brought for alcohol. I left with a food baby……and 1 beer……………….a 2 liter bottle of beer. It’s pretty rare to see your mother, uncle & cousins do a shot of tequila at the front of a chapel during a memorial, but I know that’s what my aunt would have wanted!

Now it’s Sunday & I have baseball to watch. Yes my back I still sore. I’ll finish this later.

I’d like to know if Jordan Cook aka Reignwolf will ever release a full album? I don’t buy singles unless there are 10 or more to make an album.

http://www.thefader.com/2016/07/21/reignwolf-hardcore-mike-d

See how Mark Tremonti’s custom PRS guitars are made.

http://www.guitarplayer.com/gear/1012/watch-artist-joe-fenton-create-one-of-a-kind-prs-guitar-for-mark-tremonti/58936

Linkin Park singer, Chester Bennington, defends Linkin Park’s music.

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-chester-bennington-my-opinion-we-kept-metal-alive/

In Flames shared it….

Thursday’s Gerber & Gerber from Consequence of Sound

Movies I have yet to see…

Steve Harvey on Country music

http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/see-steve-harvey-explain-why-white-people-love-country-music-w430353

Do people still listen to Korn? I guess so, they’ve got a new album to be released.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/see-korns-disturbing-gothic-new-rotting-in-vain-video-w430096 LANGUAGE & DISTURBING IMAGERY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Read a statement on civilization from Serj Tankian, System of a Down vocalist

http://loudwire.com/system-of-a-down-serj-tankian-civilization-current-form-run-its-course/

Wheel of musical impression Celine Dion with Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-celine-dion-spoof-cher-rihanna-sia-on-fallon-w430421

I’m not on twitter. I vaguely heard about the incident.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/videos/watch-ghostbusters-star-leslie-jones-talk-twitter-trolls-w430418

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert discuss the RNC.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-jon-stewart-take-over-late-show-to-slam-rnc-fox-news-w430417

I quite enjoy Echosmith!

http://hollywoodlife.com/2016/07/21/echosmith-performing-colgate-skating-gymnastics-spectacular-abc/

So Maynard James Keenan, Tool singer, is heading out on his book tour. This tells me another year passes & no Tool album until 2017? LANGUAGE!!!!!

Songs for a campaign. Instead of using a song by famous musicians without their approval. Maybe politicians should use songs from the public domain? Nursery rhymes, happy birthday, the National Anthem, etc.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/5-reasons-trump-shouldnt-use-a-queen-song-in-his-campaign-w430028

Mike Shinoda defends Chester Bennington’s remarks

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-mike-shinoda-criticizes-media-chester-bennington-kept-metal-alive-quote/

What’s it like to tour with the “Tragically Hip”?

https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/music/2016/07/22/what-its-like-to-tour-with-the-tragically-hip.html

Remember “The Blair Witch Project”? If not you should brush up, because the sequel is coming out in September.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/watch-creepy-first-trailer-for-surprise-blair-witch-sequel-w430566

Would you want a Manson family member out on parole?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/california-governor-denies-parole-for-manson-family-member-w430563

This is just really cool!

http://www.metaspoon.com/planter-box-holes-flowers/?fb=M1

26 years ago Pantera released the album “Cowboys from Hell”

http://loudwire.com/pantera-cowboys-from-hell-album-anniversary/

Two of the spin offs from “Batman vs. Superman”

Wonder Woman trailer at comic con

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/see-wonder-woman-fight-entire-army-in-first-official-trailer-w430578

Followed by the Flash movie trailer

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/dc-superheroes-unite-in-first-justice-league-teaser-w430581

Man I hope they announce an album release date soon.

Former Metallica bassist, Jason Newsted, unveils “Would & Steal” project during webcast. Video inside the link.

http://loudwire.com/jason-newsted-would-and-steal-project-webcast/ LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!!

I believe “Big Wreck” is rehearsing or recording new material, from what I can tell by the photo on facebook?!

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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I fell asleep to“U2” the album “Zooropa”

I exercised to “Dream Theater” their self titled album, then about half of the “Into Eternity” album The Incurable Tragedy”

Does anyone know where I can get pants with a 39 1/2” waist? 40’s too big & 38’s WAY too small? I either need to pack on some weight or continue to lose some? Man I could use a corn dog & a beer….

Too much of this garbage going on in the world. We have too much hate & violence in this world!

http://globalnews.ca/news/2805039/family-of-baby-boy-killed-in-saskatoon-didnt-know-teen-accused-of-his-murder/?sf30318181=1

What on earth does blues guitarist “Reignwolf”, his mom calls him Jordan Cook, from Saskatoon play at a concert? He only has 3 singles on iTunes? I don’t think 3 songs could fill more than 20 minutes. I remember seeing him in 2000 in Calgary. He’s been playing guitar forever, yet no full length album? He could at least record a live set of 40-55 minutes?

This one of the three biggest surprises this year so far!!

The Needle Drop, best albums of the year……..so far!

So we’re supposed to continue to “…push the limits….” done! Just remember to stay safe out there!

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/see-bmx-bike-trick-mindblowing-balancing-act-20160705

Phillip Phillips has a new song. Very comparable to Dave Matthews!

http://www.phillphill.com/phillip-phillips-debuts-new-song-dont-tell-me/

Yes, he’s an American Idol winner.

He has 2 albums released thus far.

Another article with, Alter Bridge guitarist & Tremonti singer guitarist, Mark Tremonti

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-04-26/mark-tremonti-s-5-essential-guitar-albums

LANGUAGE!!

I do love Rebellion beer

http://globalnews.ca/news/2805715/every-province-has-completely-different-rules-and-regulations-saskatchewan-businesses-await-new-interprovincial-trade-deal/

I wonder if how he got the guitar in the first place”

http://loudwire.com/frances-bean-cobain-estranged-husband-allegedly-seeking-kurt-cobain-final-guitar-divorce/

Singer Vince Neil, of Motley Crue, has been charged with misdemeanor battery.

http://loudwire.com/vince-neil-charged-misdemeanor-battery-alleged-las-vegas-autograph-seeker-incident/

Release date for the new Metallica album

http://loudwire.com/metallica-new-album-october/

Matt Damon speaks about gun control!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/matt-damon-speaks-out-about-us-gun-control/411316?utm_campaign=nme-daily-6th-jul-06-07-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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Apparently punk & metal music calm you down. Then they show a video of “Limp Bizkit”. WHAT?
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/new-study-concludes-punk-and-metal-music-actually-calms-you-down/

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) covers The Beatles “Something”
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/billy-corgan-cover-the-beatles-something-on-the-piano-watch/

Live Review of The Rolling Stones in Milwaukee.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/live-review-the-rolling-stones-at-milwaukees-summerfest-62

This is the album I just can’t stop listening to now!

Lenny Kravitz’ new R rated video. I have a few greatest hits by him, I’m good.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-lenny-kravitzs-new-nsfw-video-the-pleasure-and-the-pain-20150625

Can PBS really afford to suspend a series because of Ben Affleck’s ancestors owning slaves? Don’t most family’s have that in their history?
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/pbs-suspends-finding-your-roots-after-ben-affleck-slave-controversy-20150625

Seth Myers & Amy Poelher reunite on Seth Myers TV show. “REALLY!”
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-amy-poehler-seth-meyers-reunite-for-really-on-late-night-20150625

Remember Screech from ‘Saved by the Bell’? He’s off to prison.
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/dustin-diamond-found-guilty-of-two-misdemeanors-in-stabbing-incident-20150530

“Pearl Jam” is all about “Reignwolf” aka Jordan Cook from Saskatoon.

In case you missed it, Taylor Swift, won the streaming music site by Apple debate with a letter.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/taylor-swift-to-stream-1989-on-apple-music-20150625

Well it doesn’t sound like Led Zeppelin despite Robert Plant singing the songs?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-robert-plant-refigure-led-zeppelin-songs-at-bonnaroo-20150625

Video of Megadeth in studio & pre-order specials from the band.
http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/megadeth

Streaming music has too many red flags for me. Sure you can listen to streaming music on Apple. You are literally putting money into a radio or jukebox. Once you’ve heard the song you have to keep paying for it, or else it’s gone. All of these streaming sites get me a little worried because as a music fan I want to own my music. I don’t want to wake up on the 1st of every month & say “Well time to pay for that radio station subscription again”. If a band goes on tour to promote their new album they need to go to the little spots, Saskatchewan, Manitoba or Alberta. Anywhere else I’m not going. I’ll go 2.5, 8, 9 or 6 hours away by car to see a concert. If it’s not within that area, I’m not going. I would hope they figure out how to pay artists for their craft with people downloading it from iTunes? You’ve always had a way to purchase or own your music. 8 tracks, cassettes, vinyl, CD & digital formats. If streaming becomes the only way to get music, I’m out.
http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/86458?utm_campaign=nme-june-25th-25-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

I really don’t see the point in getting angry & talking about whatever behind someones back, that won’t solve anything. Sure “flaws” are easy to find in others & being blunt is usually not the best way to go about things. Anyone could easily find “flaws” with me, I’m certainly not perfect & never will be. So why bother being angry at all? I don’t want to be that person ever again. I wasn’t like that before, so I can’t explain why I was like that in the previous link to this blog?

There is a difference between being blunt or being rude. I just put those 2 together, & it’s not needed. Likely the 2 least favored qualities put together!

This was part of Canada’s response to the “grunge” music in Seattle in the early ’90s.

Unfortunately I don’t see the murders in Charleston changing anything. Mass shootings in a high school, outside of a mall, elementary school, movie theater & now a church. So where are you safe & not constantly looking over your shoulder? LANGUAGE IN JON OLIVER LINK!!!!

Just take the flags down already!
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/its-come-back-to-haunt-them-flag-historian-on-the-confederate-flag-20150625

I likely wont be posting a new blog tomorrow, Kim has an E.D.O. I’ll be hanging out with Mrs. Kim Fraser!

Songs I like. “July Talk” I really liked them for about 4 months, then it kind of wore off? I still like them but there’s other stuff I prefer.

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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

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Foo Fighters/Dave Grohl invites 8 year old boy on stage to duet with the kid. LANGUAGE!!! YES WITH AN 8 YEAR OLD????
http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/85882?utm_campaign=nme-june-2-02-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Hayley Williams (Paramore) doesn’t relate to some older songs. Her view has changed on some topics.
http://www.nme.com/news/paramore/85886?utm_campaign=nme-june-2-02-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

“Fidlar” parody ’90s videos
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/fidlar-parody-your-favorite-nineties-videos-in-40oz-on-repeat-20150602

“Darkness” guitarist would leave if they went digital.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-02/darkness-dan-hawkins-doesn-t-do-digital

Chris Adler (Lamb of God drummer) to play a live show with Megadeth!

New Tom Petty song!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/tom-petty-unearths-shimmering-lost-song-somewhere-under-heaven-20150602

Walk off the Earth new song

Fantastic album by “Third Ion” out of Regina. Not beat you over the head death metal, more a mellow type of metal.
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/13-8-bit/id979896665

Who would have thought the mighty would fall so far? Now Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) is doing a “reality” show.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-02/tony-iommi-in-search-for-guitar-star

The super group “Teenage Time Killer” have released a song from their album. Lots of Dave Grohl playing bass on the track listing.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/teenage-time-killers-share-ferocious-new-song-ode-to-sean-hannity-featuring-jello-biafra-listen/

New Muse video!!!!!!

Chris Cornell’s solo album, Higher Truth, to be released September 18th tour dates in the link below
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-03/cornell-s-higher-truth-out-on-september-18 This is where I stopped following his solo stuff (from the 2nd album). Just checked out his 3rd solo album, it sounds good to me.

Led Zeppelin announce final three deluxe reissues.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-06-03/cornell-s-higher-truth-out-on-september-18

I hope this doesn’t mean the end of Paramore?

Unheard version of The Rolling Stones ‘Brown Sugar’ with Eric Clapton

Rent this movie from iTunes Americans, it might help you understand what Canadians truly are?

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/movie/being-canadian/id985374292

Full length Foo Fighters show.

Janet Jackson preps first album in 7 years
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/janet-jackson-preps-first-new-album-in-seven-years-20150603

Wednesday, June 17th at The Exchange in Regina, Limblifter! I wanna go!

Another Muse song!!!!!

This came from a Thornley demo on Ian Thornley’s My Space page

Muse wants to turn ‘Drones’ album into a musical
http://www.nme.com/news/muse/85905?utm_campaign=nme-june-3-03-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

I think ‘Slayer’ is somewhat over rated?

If ‘Imagine Dragons’ are the type of rock music for the rest of the decade, I’ll keep looking for the music I want to hear! They aren’t terrible, not what my ears want to hear.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/imagine-dragons-on-trippy-new-arena-show-paul-simon-obsession-20150603?page=2

Interview/article with Joe Hahn of ‘Linkin Park’
http://crypticrock.com/interview-joe-hahn-of-linkin-park-talks-filmmaking/

Remember little Jordan Cook from Saskatoon? He’s all grown up & goes by the stage name of Reignwolf! (Blues music)

Dave Grohl after the Death of Kurt Cobain

Spotify, Google Play, Pandora Radio, iTunes, & CD stores suck at the moment. I want to own my music, so I use iTunes. That being said, who do you think is getting most of the money? Not the musicians but iTunes & the label are likely getting the bigger piece of the pie. Do you want a radio subscription until you die or do you want to go to sleep at night knowing your music is there and you own it, you’re not turning on a “radio station” to play music. You’re turning on you’re home stereo or iPod. All of that cheap music will be there no matter what. I still purchase the odd CD & as many
Blu-rays as I can fit in here. I don’t plan on having a Netflix account for the rest of my life. I’ll go to a theater, rent the movie on iTunes or just buy the movie. Free streaming sites sort of seem like a pirated product to me. Even iTunes for music isn’t all that & a bag of chips. How will a new group or artist be able to afford to go on tour if they’re broke? What if I don’t want to see them in concert? I like Taylor Swift’s “1989” album, will I go to see her in concert if she comes to a venue anywhere near me? No. I’m not huge on country music, which will likely be included in her show. I downloaded the album from iTunes. “You’re welcome! I just gave you pennies for your album that probably cost you $900+ to make”. That doesn’t sound right to me?

Yes, I have “Hoobastank”, “Iced Earth”. “In Darkness”, & “Idle Sons” I like the sound of these groups, but I couldn’t pick out one song in particular, so here’s what you’re getting today………

Songs I like! “In Flames”





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


Bye,

“Butthead” aka Chris