WEEKEND UPDATE/HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Friday evening, I watched the baseball game while slightly intoxicated.  It felt like an 18 day work week to me.  I needed to cut loose somewhat.  I don’t even work at a real job, I was just exercising as normal.

Best part of the weekend thus far is as of Saturday after the Jays game they have won 4 games straight & have won 7 of their last 10 games with 7/25 of their everyday roster being on the disabled list.  2 of them are expected back this week.  At the moment they have $85 million not playing due to injury.

As for mother’s day, BBQ burgers are what mom’s craving.  Unfortunately Kim’s mom lives a few hours away.  Happy mother’s day to my mother-in-law.  Sorry I won’t be on here much this weekend as usual.  Especially this weekend, very busy!

 

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Kim & I will be binge watching “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix.  If you haven’t started watching it, what’s wrong with you?  Hahahahahahaha!

We’ve already watched the first season of “Riverdale” on Netflix.  It’s an original Netflix show, but it airs on the CW channel before that episode is on Netflix?  It’s the characters of the Archie Comics in a murder mystery show.

I’ve listened to the new Paramore album “After Laughter”.  It has a distinct 1980s pop sound throughout the album, in a good way.  It’s a light summertime album.  I really like it!  Each song is different.  They don’t get any praise from me the first listen, but by the time I’ve heard them 3 times I’m hooked!  Reminds me off the “Fine Young Cannibals” album “The Raw & The Cooked”!  I love that album also.

 

Tool, I think we’ll have to wait the entire 10,000 days from the release of “10,000 Days” in 2006.  The good news, we’ve been waiting 10 years already only 17.3 years to go!!!!!!!!!!

 

25 years ago.  Pearl Jam’s MTV unplugged

 

I don’t waste my time & energy hating a band.  I just choose not to listen to certain bands such as AC/DC, Nickelback, Theory of a Deadman, Metallica, KISS, Guns n’ Roses, etc.  If you like them, it’s all good with me.  I like Motorhead & they’re band where each song sounds similar, I just prefer their sound.  I only have 4 of their albums & 2 of them are greatest hits albums.  I don’t need anymore, they’re all very similar

 

 

As for the Rush comment on the previous post.  I like Rush, just has to be post 1985 for me.

 

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Stay safe out there, Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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I fell asleep to “The Watchmen” the album “Live & in Stereo”

I exercised to “Paramore” the new album “After Laughter”

100 crunches, 50 leg lifts, & 30 pushups per day.  Weekly total is 500 crunches, 250 leg lifts, & 150 pushups. I won’t be raising the total of crunches for a while (as much as I’d like too), leg lifts will increase, & the pushups have already increased by 10 a day.

All of these numbers feel very low to me at the moment.  I feel like I can & should raise the amount of reps because I know I can do them.  I agree though to carry on with caution.  The leg lifts work on my lower ab muscles which the crunches don’t activate & they’re done lying on my back, at some point I’ll ad the lifts on my hands & knees.  I’ll ad some back flexes next week.  Flat on the ground, front side down, then lift all of your limbs at the same time.  Probably 10-20 of them.

Although it feels like I should do more, it feels good to do something productive, no matter how much I do.  Sitting around with a bad back is something I do not want to do again!

 

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Guitar gear heads, guitar geeks, & A Perfect Circle fans unite!

https://www.premierguitar.com/articles/25685-rig-rundown-a-perfect-circle

 

Amy Lee has plans for “Evanescence”!  They’ve been quiet for years, at least to me.

http://loudwire.com/amy-lee-evanescence-synthesis-album-orchestral-tour/

 

Metallica is set to tour the USA

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/live-reviews/metallica-kick-off-tour-with-larger-than-life-spectacle-w481822

Yep, Metallica’s set list included.

 

Muse will release a new single May 19th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

From their Facebook page      “Dig Down” new single coming 19th of May”.  I hope this means a single from an upcoming album?

 

New video from the album “Battles” by “In Flames”

 

Speaking with Apple Support has been FANTASTIC!  I’ve called twice and both times have been awesome!

 

New Linkin Park album next Friday also!  Sounds like a very mellow album!

 

Prince estate accused of fraud.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/universal-accuses-prince-estate-of-fraud-seeks-to-end-deal-w481868

 

Tina Fey joins The Ragtime Gals for the current Bruno Mars single on Jimmy Fallon

 

Foo Fighters announced a hiatus for 2016 & had fun announcing it with this video announcing it.  My question is, one finger on a keyboard sounds like a TON of chart topping pop music.  So I guess that’s what the masses want.  Call me old, 37, but does anyone actually relate to current pop music?  There is good pop music out, for me it’s not the top 10 stuff.  If I had to choose one current pop artist to listen to it would be Bruno Mars or Ed Sheeran.

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

 

Can this movie be saved?

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/reviews/peter-travers-snatched-almost-worth-it-for-schumer-hawn-w481123

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

 

Long article with Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge.

https://www.axs.com/interview-alter-bridge-s-mark-tremonti-talks-songwriting-touring-and-m-118472

 

 

Let me paint you a picture.  8:30 am, me loading the dishwasher, washing the hand wash dishes, all the while blasting the new ‘Paramore’ album.  In black shorts, & a black ‘Lamb of God’ T-Shirt.  I never said it was a pretty picture.  I just thought it was an odd moment.  I haven’t had a good concentrated listen of the Paramore album yet, so far I quite like it!

5 reasons people hate Lamb of God.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

20 best SNL political sketches

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/lists/20-best-saturday-night-live-political-sketches-w481607

http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/8OdcO6DL-necgKPaX   Video link

 

I think synthesizers are making a comeback some bands use them for good, & some bands use them for evil, like on “Tom Sawyer” by Rush

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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My doctor called looks like I’ll more than likely have a back operation YAY!  He’s going to call the same surgeon that did my brain surgeries.  I’m not worried about the strong possibility of back surgery, I’m worried about the recovery time.  After the doctor called, Kim teared up, she doesn’t want me to have to deal with something major again.  So I told her “Don’t worry about stuff like this, we don’t know what’s going to happen in the next 10 seconds or what will happen in surgery or after, we’ll deal with whatever when it happens”.  I’m anxious for this back thing to be fixed once & for all, & get back to exercising.  This stretching stuff is getting old.

Kim’s parents came down from the Prince Albert area.  We had Easter with them & Sherry Friday night.  Saturday was my Dad’s birthday.  Kim had a bad chest cold that moved to her sinuses & just continued to get worse as the weekend progressed.  She stayed home Saturday to rest.  She was going to go shopping with her mom & sister & then come to my parents for supper.  She just really wasn’t up to doing anything.  My brother & his girlfriend drove me home, dad picked me up in the afternoon.

Kim ha Thursday & has Monday off.  I’ll see how she feels after supper & we may watch a movie if she’s up to it.

 

If you’re here strictly for the cancer news, that’s all I have for you today.  Slow/Quiet week.  Stretching everyday & many routine appointments to come by the end of July.

 

Try not to head bang.  I couldn’t help but head bang!

http://loudwire.com/10-try-not-to-headbang-challenges-expert/

Even though Pantera & Slayer are the 2 bands I listen to on this list.  My head banging song is from Foo Fighters.  Foo Fighters & Big Wreck aren’t featured on here much, but trust me I listen to them a TON!

 

10 best hard rock albums of 1997.  Mine is “The Colour & The Shape” by Foo Fighters of course!

http://loudwire.com/best-hard-rock-albums-1997/

 

Radiohead’s “OK Computer” was released in 1997.  That’s a HUGE album still today!  It’s not really even a rock album.

 

Killswitch Engage have scheduled their virtual reality show.  I don’t know how that works & I really don’t need to know.

http://loudwire.com/killswitch-engage-virtual-reality-show/

 

New video from Royal Blood!!!!!!!  With the preorder of the new album $7.99 on iTunes.

 

Apparently there may also be a new Muse album this year?  Follow up to this album “Drones”.  I wasn’t big on this last album, didn’t have the staying power for me.

 

Trivium shared it.  I should listen to this album more often, I listened to their album “In Waves” yesterday.

 

Rush isn’t done

http://loudwire.com/alex-lifeson-rush-will-be-doing-things-together-again/

 

Really it’s come to lowering the alcohol is being brewed at a lower alcohol, but the alcohol tax is up?  That’s why I drink at home, even though I can’t drive.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3378806/how-04-is-changing-drinking-habits-in-saskatchewan/

 

The original lineup of the band “Live” is talking reunion in this article.

http://www.alternativenation.net/interview-live-nin-rock-icon-woodstock-94-pearl-jam/

 

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I figure it’s close to the holidays, so 1-3 more blogs & my list of albums of the year should do it for 2016.  Yes, I already know what my New Year’s resolution is & I don’t make resolutions often.  I plan to add cardio to my exercise list.  Recumbent exercise bike or walking with my walker every Saturday morning.  I’ll need help & Kim has agreed to go with me.  We can walk in the parkade &  I’ll need help on & off the exercise bike.  Of course I’ll be doing that here.  No point in me spending money on a gym membership when I can do that here!

This pinched nerve thing can go away anytime.  It felt really as though it was “on the mend” during the week then on Saturday evening watching a movie with Kim, I had to ask her if she could move to the other couch so that I could lay down on my side.  At the moment it’s nearing 7:00 am on Sunday, December 11, 2016.  I’ve listen to 2.5 albums on my iPod while trying to get comfortable in bed, got up, shaved, had breakfast, poured a coffee, & now I’m here.  Waking up because of pain that early, not cool.

Tuesday evening, saw my chiropractor today & he’s confused as to why it hasn’t healed?  Another message therapy & another chiropractor appointment if needed.  4 weeks down the toilet exercise wise.

 

And all of the disbelievers will rant about how this is such a waste of time.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/al-gores-an-inconvenient-truth-sequel-to-open-sundance-w455052

 

Another new Pentatonix tune from their Christmas album.

 

I can’t wait for March!!!!!!!  I’ve never seen them live!

 

Ace Frehley, KISS, real or fake merchandise.  The movie is my little info regarding KISS.

http://loudwire.com/stump-the-ace-kiss-legend-ace-frehley-real-or-fake-kiss-products/

 

10 supergroups.  Look at that Chris Cornell of ‘Soundgarden’ has been a part of 2 supergroups!

 

Third Ion, for those times when you really want to concentrate on music or just think of nothing & enjoy the ride.

 

Top 10 progressive rock/metal bands

NO “TOM SAWYER”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Job well done but I just can’t get into rap music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/on-the-charts-hamilton-mixtape-shoots-up-to-number-one-w455100

 

10 best frontwomen in rock

 

Walk off the Earth Christmas movie

 

Kirk Hammett vs. Donald Trump (Kirk Hammett of Metallica)

 

Review of the latest Alter Bridge album “The Last Hero”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/584cb163e4b0171331051170?timestamp=1481549261686

 

Original lineup of Live touring next year.  That gives them 3-5 respectable albums of songs to choose from.

http://loudwire.com/live-confirm-reunion-singer-ed-kowalczyk/

 

30 things you should know about Pentatonix

https://www.buzzfeed.com/kristinharris/things-you-should-know-about-pentatonix?utm_term=.wd1BpxWJy#.fonnBVpxY

 

Vote for your favourite metal album of 2016.

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

 

Obama interviewed by ‘The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/obama-reveals-why-he-wont-vanish-during-trump-presidency-w455542

 

‘Stitched up Heart’ shared it…

 

I’ve been waiting to hear about a new album from Ed Sheeran!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/ed-sheeran-teases-new-music-return-social-media-1911605?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-13-dec-2016-13-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Canada tends to get the typical “Canadian” tour from most groups.  Montreal, Toronto, & Vancouver.  All are minimum a 2 or 3 day drive from Saskatchewan.  As much as I love live music, there’s no way I could justify sitting in a vehicle that long for a concert, & flying is too expensive!

http://www.nme.com/news/music/tom-petty-announces-only-2017-european-show-at-british-summer-time-hyde-park-1911596?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-13-dec-2016-13-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

www.loudwire.com 20 best rock songs of 2016.  Even before I’ve read it, I don’t agree with it, I’m sure you would choose differently also.

http://loudwire.com/20-best-rock-songs-2016/

 

Kanye West meets Donald Trump

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/kanye-west-details-donald-trump-meeting-w455691

 

Hahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!  “Freaktender”

 

Photo book of AC/DCs recent tour coming in 2017

http://loudwire.com/ac-dc-rock-bust-world-tour-photo-book-2017/

 

Metal fan myths.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I don’t do drugs.  I also enjoy other music.  I don’t know every individual in the local metal group, the people I do know are pleasant & good to be around.  I don’t know anyone that’s a metal fan only.

 

Top 10 metal bands fronted by females.  Does “Halestorm” count as a metal band?

 

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Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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Friday night.  We rented “Bad Moms” from iTunes, I guess everyone but me has just turned 97 years old & doing anything after 9:00 pm is wrong so I hit the hay around 9:30-10:00 pm too.  Saturday was more of the same.  We watched “Before the Flood” for free.  It’s a documentary with Leonardo DiCaprio that talks about global warming.  He made a brief appearance on The Ellen Degeneres show to promote the film.  It’s free for I don’t know how long, you can currently watch it for free on iTunes & Facebook from what I know.  No plans for today so far though, Kim’s getting ready for the week & I’m just staying out of her way.

 

Why would you move to the country to eat canned peaches from downtown?  Wouldn’t you move closer to the factory downtown or a supermarket?

 

Another, 4th, In Flames song released from the upcoming album “Battles” to be released on Friday, November 11th.

 

A single from Big Wreck.  It’s on iTunes as a single, I’m guessing there will be a full album eventually?

 

A third Highly Suspect song from their album to be released on Friday, November 18thLANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Pretty much a guarantee from this group.

 

I Mother Earth was playing in Moncton, New Brunswick.  They likely played this song since it’s on the album that was released 20 years ago.  They’re playing every song on that album.

 

How David Bowie Realized Theatrical Dreams on ‘The Man Who Sold the World’

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-david-bowies-dramatic-the-man-who-sold-the-world-w448507

 

This is for you Mastodon fans!

http://loudwire.com/mastodon-tease-new-song-brent-hinds-guitar-solo/

 

Wonder Woman trailer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

This pre-dates my Rush listening.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/rush-ready-2112-reissue-with-rare-tracks-live-recordings-w448768

 

Mr. Anders Friden of In Flames on Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BMbKZ3pluZ4/

New album on Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Temple of the Dog, members of Pearl Jam & Soundgarden, kick off tour.  I need to listen to this more often!

http://loudwire.com/temple-of-the-dog-tour-cover-black-sabbath-led-zeppelin-more-watch/

 

This article with singer, Taylor Momsen, of The Pretty Reckless sort of explains why I wrote lyrics without a literal meaning.  There was no “THIS IS WHAT IT’S ABOUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”  Don’t most people hear a song & figure out how it applies to them personally?  That’s why I listen to so much music.  Sometimes I want to think about it & other times I just want to be entertained.

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/taylor-momsen-of-the-pretty-reckless-believes-its-unfair-to-the-listener-to-explain-songs-8759094

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 

Obama acts as school teacher to USA citizens who forgot about the right to free speech for EVERYONE!

 

Rockers throwing fans off stage LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Because they can’t do it without language like Obama!

http://loudwire.com/11-rockers-kicking-fans-off-the-stage/

Now out of the venue.

BECAUSE IT ONLY WORKS WITH 47 (F-BOMBS)

I’m not offended by swearing privately, goofing around with friends & such, but there comes a breaking point.  Publically, that’s your choice.  I paid however much to see a show & now the people on stage are calling the paying audience mother&*%$#@^?

 

Tony Iommi’s top 10 riffs

http://loudwire.com/10-best-tony-iommi-riffs/

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 

Temple of the Dog cover Mad Season

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-temple-of-the-dog-cover-mad-seasons-river-of-deceit-w448809

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

 

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Just what I’ve been listening to.  As I fall asleep & stretch.  “Nothing but Thieves”, “Alter Bridge”, “Lamb of God”, “Halestorm”, “Green Day”, “Rush”, & “In Flames”.

 

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Streaming & downloading sites will disappear, change as to who owns them & how the owner manages them.  Will iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Tidal, etc. be around forever?  I can’t say for sure but, if we’ve learned anything from history, there’s a good chance they won’t be around forever?  We first had vinyl and it’s the only musical distribution form that’s still common.  We had 8 tracks, cassettes, CDs, Digital downloading, & now digital streaming.  However you choose to get your music is OK by me.  I use iTunes.  Cheap but not the cheapest form available.

Other than possibly vinyl, all of the digital methods, I think, are going to change ownership?  Some other company will buy out iTunes & the rights to iPods possibly & call them something else?  Could happen maybe not.  I don’t know who the owner of Apple is (I could look it up, but I’m lazy) but whoever it is will have to either sell it or pass the company to a younger family member.

The world is not even close to being done evolving, the music industry will continue to change also.  Think of it like TV.  We had black & white, colour standard definition, HD, 4K, & 8K isn’t that far away, after that who knows?

Everything is still evolving.  Evolution hasn’t stopped & I don’t think it will any time soon.  How many models of the iPhone have been released?  Get ready they’re probably working on a new one at this very moment?

 

Why Metallica won’t play the album “…And Justice for All” in its entirety.

 

New Metallica tune.

http://loudwire.com/metallica-new-song-atlas-rise/

 

Uber’s first self-driving delivery truck made a delivery of “Budweiser”

https://www.wired.com/2016/10/ubers-self-driving-truck-makes-first-delivery-50000-beers?mbid=psocial_rs

The last “In Flames” show I saw, the singer had something very important to say, and a hush came over the crowd.  Then he said “Don’t drink Budweiser!  You don’t have time for that $h!+”

 

 

Best song of the 21st century so far.  I didn’t even see the vote or what else was nominated.  Good tune, but REALLY?  It’s extremely subjective.

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-in-the-end-voted-best-hard-rock-hit-of-the-21st-century-2016-rocktober-rumble/

 

Wall Street Journal review of Opeth’s album “Sorceress”

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/11/01/with-sorceress-opeth-takes-another-step-into-the-musical-unknown/?emailToken=JRr8f%2F54ZHiUhNE3acwW8BgTQ4NNWrDUGgI%3D

 

Foo Fighters’ drummer, Taylor Hawkins, to release 6 song EP on November 11th.  Audio of one song & track listing inside the link.

http://www.taylorhawkins.com/

 

The Pretty Reckless shared it…

 

Oh!  Big Wreck’s got somethin’ cookin’!  Hear some music inside the link, no vocals yet.

https://www.instagram.com/bigwreckmusic/

 

Consequence of Sound tackle music & politics

 

Louis C.K. praises Hillary Clinton on Conan

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/premieres/watch-louis-ck-praise-clinton-mothers-on-conan-w448057

 

Walk off the Earth cover Keith Urban

 

Depressed Ringo Starr story

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/blindman-the-story-behind-ringo-starrs-spaghetti-western-w447793

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

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Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

5 YEAR PLAN?

I fell asleep to “Coheed and Cambria” the album “The Color Before The Sun” I’ve listened to this album many, many times.  Somewhere in this song there is LANGUAGE!!!!  I don’t hear it?  If you do, please teach me?

 

I exercised to “Lamb of God” the album “As The Palaces Burn”

 

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I went into full panic mode yesterday.  I wrote an email to a person.  The tone of the email, could have been taken wrong and it was.  Now I can totally see how that could be misunderstood.  My intent is not to hurt anyone.  EVER!  There was no foul language or name calling from anyone, all is well.  Moving on……………………

 

I don’t think a 5 year plan is very realistic.  I like to have things mapped out for me.  But something came up out of nowhere.  Kim & I spent 4.5 years either living in a hospital or going to a hospital.  I’ve never had a 5 year plan, & cancer was the last thing on my mind & wouldn’t have been in my plan?  If I can make a plan for an evening & it works out, I’m pleasantly surprised!  Life tends to get in the way of a person’s normal routine.

 

James Corden commercial is beaten down.  Cool it, Apple stock is already dropping at a steady rate!  Instead of complaining, cancel your account.  Click a button or waste your energy by flipping out?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3796226/He-s-Starman-James-Corden-fronts-comical-new-Apple-Music-ad-dressed-world-s-biggest-music-icons.html?ito=social-facebook

 

This is all over the “In Flames” Facebook timeline.  Older die hard “In Flames” fans complain constantly about them not being as heavy as they used to be.  Don’t get the album then out of sight, out of mind?

It’s very subjective in the end.  I thought the last 2 albums were really good?

 

I’m lucky my iPod classic (160 gb) still works & it does all I want it to!  I don’t use Apple ear buds.  I use a different brand of wired ear buds, & (Knock on wood) I’ve had no problem with them!

I’m still on the fence about getting an iPod touch when my iPod classic dies?  Maybe I’ll send it with a note asking for a battery replacement & they can charge me for that instead?  I don’t have any type of cell phone & I don’t see owning one anytime in the near or distant future unless all of the telecommunication companies abolish land lines?

 

They don’t need to do that, talk to the people that own www.google.com they’re already looking over our shoulder.  Ever gone on www.youtube.com & find it odd that the advertisements are tailored to your location, or your preferences?

https://www.wired.com/2016/09/government-will-soon-able-legally-hack-anyone/?mbid=psocial_rs

1984 is already happening in a way?  Google is always looking over our shoulder if they want to?

 

Rush address the future of the band.  If you miss them, I’m sure the local rock station will play “Tom Sawyer” 3 times a day, as they have done for at least 33 years of my 36 year long life.

http://loudwire.com/rush-alex-lifeson-we-cant-stop-writing-playing-music-together/

 

Article/interview with Myles Kennedy of “Alter Bridge” the full album “The Last Hero” will be released on October 7th

http://www.glidemagazine.com/171127/myles/

Cool video!

 

LANGUAGE!!!!  This guy just makes me laugh.  REALLY, don’t flip out about every tiny rather insignificant thing or other people’s opinion about a band.  Oh no, people don’t like Tool?  That’s it the world’s over!

Top 10 “Tool” songs

I guess that means the song “Judith” by “A Perfect Circle” is about Maynard’s mother.  I knew that, just thought I’d clear that up for you, just in case?  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I downloaded the Apple update, yep it’s ugly, and it changed the look of both iTunes & Apple Music.  Everything works, it’s just laid out differently.  Give it some time, we’ll get the hang of it.  As soon as you get used to it, 2 months later there will be another update from Apple.  Hahahaha!  I said I’m holding out for the iPhone 17, at this rate I’ll have it by the summer or fall of next year.  Maybe I’ll hold out until the iPhone 35 is out?

 

I hope it’s true but it likely isn’t.  I can’t see Dave Grohl doing a solo project as the lead singer?

http://www.nme.com/news/dave-grohl/96553?utm_campaign=nme-20-sep-2016-20-09-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

I guess Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie are done?

http://abc7news.com/1518815/

And that’s all I need to say about this. Private matter, best to let them deal with it themselves.

 

Metallica will be touring aggressively behind their new album “Hardwired………………to self-destruct”

http://loudwire.com/robert-trujillo-metallica-touring-hard-support-new-album/   Radio interview inside the link.

LANGUAGE!  VIDEO OF METALLICA RECORDING THE SINGLE!

 

30 years ago Megadeth released “Peace Sells…..but Who’s Buying”

http://loudwire.com/megadeth-peace-sells-but-whos-buying-anniversary/

 

Alter Bridge will release a new song on Friday if you choose to preorder the album?

The new song is not yet available.

 

Now In Flames are releasing a proper video for this song on Friday.  Videos are great what is “Battles”?  If it’s an album with these two songs I think fans would prefer a preorder date or a release date?  These 2 songs do sound quite promising to me!

 

 

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

“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres