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Well, my Friday evening of BBB turned into a BBM instead.  Instead of Beer, Blizzard, & Baseball, it ended up being Beer, Blizzard & Movie.  Got a Growler from Rebellion of oatmeal stout & the blizzard of the month from DQ.  Sportsnet only played the pregame, the game itself was only available on SNE, SNOntario, & SNPacific.  The 3 Sportsnet channels we don’t get on our cable package.  Ah, well these games don’t count, nothing counts until they play in Baltimore on Monday.  Last preseason game was Saturday in Montreal.  Blue Jays vs. The Pittsburg Pirates.  I’m anxious for Monday!

Once I gave up looking for the game on Friday, we rented “Patriot’s Day” on iTunes.  The movie about the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  Excellent movie I thought!

See what Pentatonix are releasing on Friday, April 7th!  A 7 song EP of cover songs!!

Saturday I watched the baseball game.  I shut it off in the 9th inning, we had to leave to be at Corey & Jolene’s place.  The Jays were winning 6-4 with 1 out left for Pittsburg.  We got to Corey & Jolene’s place & the girls went shopping with Hannah.  We worked through 2 songs multiple times.  Corey’s giving vocals a shot & my rhythm is not quite there.  Here’s what we worked on….

 

The girls came back just before supper time & Hannah decided it was “Uncle” Chris’ birthday, I guess the one in January didn’t count.  So because of my birthday we all had to have our finger nails painted!  My right hand is the Oh so fashionable Saskatchewan Roughrider green & my left hand has alternating pink & purple………………..HAWT!  We had a delicious supper followed by some Easter chocolate for dessert.  We watched some “My Little Pony”, Hannah had a bath & then we left as she was going to bed.  Good times!  Nice to see friends & get out of the house as well as playing bass/guitar with Corey!  I haven’t touched my guitar until last weekend, since 2015?

 

Who needs more generic Molson beer?

http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/local-brewers-in-dark-about-role-at-new-mosaic-stadium

 

It’s now Sunday morning, eggs & sausage are being made.  I just came in here to see who the final cut was for the Blue Jays was.  For me, they made the right choice, OF Melvin Upton Jr. is gone.  They got him last year & he’s nowhere near the same as he was before he joined the Jays.  I’m sure we’ll see 2 early 20 year olds come up from the minor leagues later on this season.  I’m guessing one of them will be the everyday 1B next season.

 

This Sammy Hagar replacing Maynard James Keenan in Tool I really hope is a bad April fools joke.

http://loudwire.com/did-tool-replace-maynard-james-keenan-with-sammy-hagar-new-album/

 

 

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Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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What do I want for Christmas?  The relief of feeling OK without having this sciatic nerve pain.  I’ve had more than enough of this thing.  I get up & sometimes it’s this excruciating pain, & other times it’s as though it’s not there at all.  Pick one or the other please & just go with it.  The Jekyll & Hyde thing is not cool.  Be consistent please.  At least let me know what it’s going to feel like when I stand up?

 

I prefer an album that’s around 50 minutes long.  Eps just leave me wanting more.

http://loudwire.com/top-25-hard-rock-metal-eps/#photogallery-1=1

I do prefer the Tool EP MUCH more than their following full length album “Undertow”, I’m a rarity in this discussion though.

 

Walk off the Earth

 

Another http://www.loudwire.com award thing-a-me-jig.

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

 

Third Ion live

 

Consequence of Sound’s Top 25 movies.  My 3 movies of the year are below.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/12/top-25-films-of-2016/

 

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

In my defense, I’m waiting for a handful of movies for Christmas.

 

Photos & video of Metallica show for charity

http://loudwire.com/metallica-fonda-theatre-los-angeles-photo-gallery/

 

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!  Holiday snack goes HORRIBLY wrong on TV.

http://mashable.com/2016/12/17/artichoke-dip-segment-global-news/#_iuaw9RNnmqT

 

Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr.  & Dave Grohl “While my guitar gently weeps” tribute to The Beatles.

http://www.guitarworld.com/artist-videos/dave-grohl-joe-walsh-and-gary-clark-jr-play-while-my-guitar-gently-weeps/30374

 

I think it was 60 questions?  I had to guess on 3 of them but still managed to get 100%.  How many of these bands can you get right?

http://stars.topix.com/quiz-result/17805?tr=quiz/quiz-result/17805////,1482249401,7lpqg2

 

www.loudwire.com 20 best rock albums of 2016

http://loudwire.com/best-rock-albums-2016/

 

Pentatonix shared it….

 

Denzel Washington & Jimmy Fallon dramatically read greeting cards

 

Pearl Jam finally made it….

“We are excited to announce Pearl Jam will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! Thank you so much to our fans for making this possible.”

 

Pentatonix on America’s Got Talent Christmas special.

 

33 hard rock & metal acts that www.loudwire.com thinks should be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

http://loudwire.com/acts-who-deserve-to-be-in-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame/

 

2016 was a season to forget.  As a Rider season ticket holder, I’d much rather have a winning season rather than a thank you email after a 4 or 5 win season & a ticket hike.  Just a ridiculous season in the CFL in general.  The championship game, the Grey Cup didn’t even sell out this year in Toronto’s new stadium.

https://saskriders-holiday.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html

 

Soundgarden shared it…….

 

If Opeth is playing 3 full albums that would be an extremely long show!

http://highdemand.sydneyoperahouse.com/opeth_2017.html

 

What inspired Megadeth’s “Holy Wars”

http://loudwire.com/megadeth-ireland-holy-wars-epic-rock-tales/

 

Nice grab Kyla!!!

 

Don’t you just laugh when someone tries to look cool, & it just doesn’t go anywhere near what you were expecting!

http://loudwire.com/15-embarrassing-guitar-spin-fails/

And that’s why I have NEVER attempted a “guitar spin”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  If it goes wrong I look like an idiot that can’t afford a new guitar!  Instead of just an idiot!

 

Walk off the Earth shared it….

 

These typical “North American” tours should just be called “American tour with a couple of Canadian speed bumps”

Sat/Jan-21 – Mobile, AL

Sun/Jan-22 – Atlanta, GA

Tue/Jan-24 – Detroit, MI

Wed/Jan-25 – Chicago, IL

Fri/Jan-27 – Sioux City, IA

Sat/Jan-28 – Kansas City, MO

Tue/Jan-31 – Buffalo, NY

Wed/Feb-01- Toronto, ON

Fri/Feb-03 – Montreal, QUE

Sat/Feb-04 – Philadelphia, PA

Tue/Feb-07 – Boston, MA

Thu/Feb-09 – New York, NY

Fri/Feb-10 – Silver Springs, MD

Sun/Feb-12 – Raleigh, NC

Tue/Feb-14 – Houston, TX

Thu/Feb-16 -Las Vegas, NV

Sat/Feb-18 – Tempe, AZ

Sun/Feb-19 – Los Angeles, CA

Mon/Feb-20 -San Francisco, CA

Wed/Feb-22 – Seattle, WA

This is from a musical act I shall not name.

 

There will be a release from Royal Blood next year!!!  Their Facebook wall says “2017.”  With this video.

 

“Silent Night” by Chewbacca!

 

Pentatonix shared it….

 

Rolling Stone reader’s poll.  Top 10 movies of the year.  Look at what made the list despite bad reviews from everything/everyone but people on www.amazon.ca

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/lists/readers-poll-10-best-movies-of-2016-w457043

 

Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Paul McCartney, & the cast of the animated movie “Sing”

 

Sounds as though Donald Trump’s inauguration could be rather quiet?  I think he should call Ted Nugent, he’d be there in seconds so would Kid Rock!  They’re both Trump supporters.

http://www.nme.com/news/music/donald-trump-turns-away-one-artists-will-perform-inauguration-1920247?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-21-dec-2016-21-12-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Interview with Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge.

http://wrif.com/2016/12/21/alter-bridge-interview-myles-kennedy/

Myles is the guy in the audience.

 

Metallica’s 10 best riffs

http://loudwire.com/10-greatest-metallica-riffs/

 

November 1999 interview of Dave Grohl on Conan O’Brien.

 

New Nine Inch Nails tune.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-nine-inch-nails-explosive-new-song-burning-bright-w457444

 

I just saw that “Walk off the Earth” is playing on a cruise organized by “Sister Hazel”?????!!!!!!  I had no clue “Sister Hazel” was still active???!!!  I guess it’s mostly because that’s no longer my go to music style.

 

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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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Well, I guess that’s it for Taylor Field at Mosaic Stadium.  Saturday evening was the last football game at the stadium.  I didn’t go.  My aunt & uncle were in town, & I gave my uncle my ticket.  The organization had a lot of extra stuff going on before & after the.  On just a regular game, I can’t even have a water or pop.  No washrooms near me & I’m there about 1 hour before game time & roughly 1 hour after game time.  That’s roughly 5 hours of not having any fluids to avoid using any wheelchair washroom.  Kim & I watched the game at my parents’ house with my mom, aunt, grandparents, & Mitch & Rachel.  In the new stadium for the 2017 season, getting to a washroom should be quicker & easier for me.

It was a rather short visit with my aunt & from Alberta, but it’s always a good visit even if my aunt didn’t bring pierogi’s for me aka her favourite nephew!  She’ll never admit that, but we all know!

I was a little sore Thursday & Friday after finishing my exercises.  My lower back & shoulders were more annoying than sore.  This week should be better no that my body has done that much before.

 

I woke up Saturday morning & wasn’t ready to get out of bed.  I put the “Sorceress” album by “Opeth” on my iPod, finally gave it a good listen.  I liked it before, but I realized that morning that it’s incredible!!!  Diverse, weird, without any death metal vocals.  “Opeth” are a group that do a mellow/clean vocal album, then a totally different all death metal album.  The last 4 albums have been quite mellow yet intense.  I always notice something in the background that I missed on the previous listen.

 

 

“Foo Fighters” are on hiatus & want to do something weird when they return.  “Foo Fighters” should make a Christmas album, no one would see that coming…………..if I hadn’t just said it?

“Give me some mistletoe & I’ll kiss you” I’m not sure if that would work?

 

 

I remember the first time Corey McDonald played “Big Wreck” their 2nd album “The Pleasure & The Greed” on his new speakers.  I had listened to that album at least 50-100 times.  He put it on his stereo (back when us old people had music on things called CDs & one would cost $25).  I didn’t even recognize the opening guitar riff to the album it sounded so new & different.  I always hear something different in the background on a “Big Wreck” album.  From what I can tell from their Facebook page, the possibility of a new album in 2016 is quite realistic.

 

Do you need a Halloween mask?

http://loudwire.com/metallicas-limited-edition-free-halloween-masks-revealed/

 

Tom Hanks impersonates Ron Howard, & Ron Howard reacts to it on Conan

 

More Conan.  Elijah Wood & Daniel Radcliffe comparison

 

Ellen Degeneres, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Anna Kendrik play “Never have I ever”

 

As Jimmy Fallon said on Friday, “All of the stuff your parents taught you about taking candy from a stranger…………………just forget about it”

 

31 years ago Scott Ian of Anthrax had hair & Anthrax released “Spreading the Disease”

 

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

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Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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Friday evening I watched the Blue Jays lose 2-0 to Cleveland in game 1 of a best of 7 series.  Cleveland won the game, Blue Jays didn’t really lose it.  If they can score 4-7 a game they should be able to win the series?  The Blue Jays scoring 4 runs in a game is not out of the question.  They have scored that many in one inning multiple times this year.  I think their “mantra” should be “Do what I did to get here, then do just a bit more”.  Pretty difficult to win a game when you don’t score.  Either way, this team will look very different next year.  I think there’s 8 players who have contracts expiring in the offseason & Rogers won’t be opening the purse strings to sign them all.  That includes some big names; Bautista, Encarnacion, & Michael Saunders.  Then some that will venture into arbitration.  This year is sort of a catch 22 for the GM & President.  If they win, everyone that can will be asking for more money, even now that they’re in the playoffs this could happen.  If they lose, well it’s a business of what have you done for me lately?

Saturday morning, I should have just stayed in bed, it was a day of Murphy ’s Law.  “This was easy yesterday, why not today?”  Then I get mad at myself.  The afternoon & evening turned out to be much better!  We went over to Corey & Jolene’s place for the Saskatchewan Roughriders win their 5th game of the year, 4 wins in a row.  Kim’s back was out for Hannah’s 3rd birthday.  Hannah got her birthday gift today from us, & we got supper and birthday cake!  Oh, and beer mmm!  Came home to watch the recorded Blue Jays game.  2 losses in a row.  Pretty hard to win 2 games when score 1 run over the course of 2 games.

 

Corey’s trying to sell me on Apple Music.  I use it to preview an album in it’s entirety, but if Apple Music goes down, there goes my music.  So I purchase my music through iTunes.  Sure, I spend more money & I have to cool it now, but what I have will always be there, I own it.  If Apple, with their steady decline in the market, takes away my music, that’s flat out stealing from a customer?  At first when he started using it he said something to the tune of “Make a list of what you listen to on Apple Music.  If it goes down, then purchase it.”  Solid point, but I can’t spend $600 all at once on music?  I’m just not comfortable with streaming sites.  Streaming site or not, artists aren’t making nearly as much money as they used to.  All of the 1980s hair metal groups made a pile of money & pretty much got whatever they wanted, so why not pay for music now?  I look at streaming sites as cheap satellite radio X 100.  You can listen to exactly what you want to hear, but it could be taken away at any moment.  That’s just how I see it.  Use a streaming site or not, there’s no manual about how to use the internet.

Everybody has a cell phone, I choose not to.  Does that make me or anyone else “with or without” wrong?  I don’t think so?

 

Sunday, try to do as little as possible, unless Kim has some fancy idea that I’d have to help her with.  We don’t do much on Sundays.  Kim gets groceries & cleans, steams her work close.  I do what I’m told.  Once that’s done, it’s couch time!

 

In Flames album trailer for the album “Battles”

 

10 best Metallica riffs

http://loudwire.com/10-greatest-metallica-riffs/

What’s funny is listen to these 2 riffs!  They’re identical, Queens of the Stone Age just split the Metallica riff in half & it’s played on bass.  If you’re a guitar player, look up the music or tab!

 

Another tune from “Jimmy Eat World”

 

Brody Dalle, formerly of “The Distillers” now married to Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, has a new video.  I guess it’s from the 9 song album she released in April.  I wasn’t a Distillers fan.  This is all news to me.  This song seems to be good though!

Here’s a song from “The Distillers” & yes the singer is Brody Dalle.

A few people I went to SIAST with were casual fans of “The Distillers”.  That’s the only reason I know their name.

 

Progressive Metal round table.  The music you don’t tap your foot to the beat!

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/prog-round-table-steven-wilson-mikael-akerfeldt-and-bruce-soord-in-conversation-643304

 

“Korn” fans it’s been 20 years since the release of “Life is Peachy”

http://loudwire.com/korn-life-is-peachy-album-anniversary/

 

100 greatest TV shows of all time.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/lists/100-greatest-tv-shows-of-all-time-w439520

Remember to “PIVOT”

 

Soundgarden is releasing “Black Hole Rum” at “Full Tilt Ice Cream” locations in Seattle on October 30th.

I like Soundgarden & ice cream, Seattle’s too far for me to get ice cream.

 

3 years ago “Pearl Jam” released the album “Lightning Bolt”.   Not terrible to me but not their best album.

 

I don’t know if I’ve shared this before or not.  I do see it quite frequently though?

http://loudwire.com/disturbing-songs-that-people-love/

Well we all know about this one, at least most people my age, or most of those who have looked up the meaning?

 

5 reasons hate “Lamb of God” LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I’m just the messenger.  I’m also a fan of “Lamb of God” &”Pantera”

 

Is Phil Anselmo, Pantera singer, a racist?  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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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

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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“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

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Friday, we went to see the movie “Sausage Party” it was good, I enjoyed it. The first R rated CGI/cartoon movie made. I liked it but I don’t need to see it again, once is enough for me. NOT FOR KIDS, LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, watched the Blue Jays win, 4-2, in the afternoon on TV at home. Watched the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders lose……………………again 19-10. I can’t have any fluid since the washrooms are nowhere close to us, the sun is beating down on us the entire time, Kim pays close to $700 a year so I can be there to watch them lose. Since winning the Championship in 2013 the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders have a win-loss record of 14W-29L. It’s a bit financially straining on us now, a $300 increase for next year in the new stadium I think will be a one year thing hopefully in a handicap seat. 12 stairs up & 12 stairs down is not easy for me. Dad & I get there an hour before the game to watch the warm up & not slow down others as they get to the stadium, & we wait about 30 minutes after the game so we don’t slow anyone down on the way out.

Today it’s laundry, groceries & Blue Jay baseball is done for the weekend. The Blue Jays scored 9 runs in a win today, the Riders scored 10 points in a loss yesterday.

Kevin Smith & his 17 year old daughter, Harley Quinn, loved “Suicide Squad”. I love Kevin Smith movies so from him & the fact he’s comic fan who named his daughter after a Batman villain. I’ll Just purchase the blu-ray! I’d show you the video of his review but it’s not appropriate unless you’re a fan of his. Apparently there will be a follow up, stand alone, Harley Quinn movie.

Rogue One article

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-trailer-the-eight-big-talking-points?utm_campaign=nme-daily-12th-aug-12-08-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Nothing like squeezing blood from a stone. Most people really don’t care about reissue or remastered albums.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pantera-ready-great-southern-trendkill-reissue-w434241

Alice Cooper’s take on everything in one article!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-cooper-on-zombie-trump-hillary-demented-election-w434186

Alex Rodriguez’ last day, Friday, as an MLB player! Article regarding him. He used steroids, got caught, used them again, lied, got caught & continued to lie about it. His statistics would easily put him in the Hall of Fame, but he cheated & will likely never be on the ballot. I think Ty Cobb is in it, but he was accused of murder. They need to reevaluate who’s in there? I have no sympathy for athletes that cheat! He’s currently, has been for quite some time now, the most hated player in the game! Once he got to NY, he’s been known to keep a distance from teammates. On Thursday all of a sudden he has had nothing but praise from teammates & other players?

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/kobe-to-a-rod-what-happened-to-athletes-just-retiring-w434232

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/alex-rodriguez-what-fans-got-really-right-and-wrong-w434173

Clear as mud? I will forever speak of him as A-Roid not A-Rod!

The Agonist shared it……

Video interview with singer, Myles Kennedy, of Alter Bridge. He decided to become a singer since he couldn’t find one? If you ask me, he’s my favourite singer!

Audio interview with Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge/Tremonti & formerly of Creed

I don’t know, some of them sure, others you’d have to be a hard core fan of the artists?

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/features/top_25_bands_with_flawless_discographies.html?no_takeover

Apparently Dave Grohl was so inspired by this tune, he had to share it…..

What Metallica’s “Black” album meant/means to other musicians?

http://loudwire.com/metallica-black-album-turns-25-rockers-reflect/

I think anyone who watched “Making a Murderer” saw this coming, or at least had hope this was coming?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/making-a-murderer-subject-brendan-dasseys-conviction-overturned-w434318

In Flames shared it, & I can’t wait for this DVD & CD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I thought it felt time for some original “Stone Sour” material? I didn’t bother getting the 2 cover song EPs.

http://teamrock.com/news/2016-08-13/corey-taylor-stone-sour-s-new-material-will-eat-people

A little bit of ying yang from them.

Former Metallica bassist, Jason Newsted, reflects on Metallica’s “Black” album

http://loudwire.com/jason-newsted-metallica-black-album-floodgates-opened/

Alter Bridge shared it. From ABIII………………

Iron Maiden albums ranked by Loudwire…

http://loudwire.com/iron-maiden-albums-ranked/

Of course “Number of the Beast” is no. 1! “Run to the Hills” is a metal fans anthem.

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Bye,


Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

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Quiet weekend, Friday we ordered in Chinese food & watched “The Boss”. Saturday Kim had a work BBQ. I stayed home with Brewster & ate left over Chinese food with some rum & coke. Today I watched the Blue Jay game while Kim, Rachel, & Jolene made dill pickles in the kitchen. “…..you put the dill in the pickle jar you drink ’em both up…..”

RATED R!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Between Kim & I we have an iTunes account & an Apple Music account. I know that I’ve said in the past I will never touch a streaming music site. I’ve touched it, but I don’t get music from it. I look up what’s new in a particular genre. If I find something I like, I purchase it through iTunes. Apple Music is like a cheaper satellite radio, we don’t use satellite radio other than when it was free with our new vehicle. I’ll go through a few playlists on Apple Music, check out the album that catches my ear, & if I like it, I’ll buy it on iTunes. There’s a lot of stuff on there I’ve never heard of. Pretty cool to find new music right at your finger tips. I don’t get my music off of there since it can easily be taken away. What if I get tired of paying a monthly fee if there’s nothing new on there that I enjoy? I stop my subscription & lose whatever I’ve been streaming on there? So I use it, but in a different way! We each have a computer, it screws up iTunes if it’s on the same computer?

Megadeth still has a little fuel in the tank!!

http://loudwire.com/dave-mustaine-record-two-more-megadeth-albums/

Oh, I like The Devin Townsend Project!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/the-devin-townsend-project-failure-upcoming-album-transcendence/

I think Devin Townsend produce “As The Palaces Burn” by Lamb of God? Their 2nd album as Lamb of God or the 3rd album if you include the self titled debut before the name change, “Burn The Priest”. I didn’t like “Burn The Priest” at all, & I know I’m not alone on that comment.

Loud wire’s top 50 metal bands of all time. Who’s your favourite?

http://loudwire.com/top-metal-bands-of-all-time/

From the list there are quite a few. My Top 5-10 would be 1. Iron Maiden 2. Lamb of God 3. Pantera. 4. System of a down 5. Trivium 6. In Flames 7. Megadeth 8. Into Eternity 9. Third Ion 10. Dream Theater, etc. I don’t think of Tool as a “Metal band”

After Iron Maiden for me, it’s an all out tie between 15-20 bands. I listen to rock music more than metal. I guess if I just like it, I’ll listen to it. Pretty subjective “….in the end…..”

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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

P.S. Dearest Saskatchewan Roughriders,

If you can’t guarantee a decent product on the field I can’t guarantee I’ll pay the $300 increase for season ticket holders in the new stadium next year.

Sincerely,

Chris – Long time season ticket attendant 30+ years.