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Well that was a bust!  The sedative did nothing for me at my MRI appointment. I think it was a placebo?  Either way I didn’t really need it.  This MRI machine was much bigger than the one at the hospital, & they were looking at my lower back, not my brain & entire spine.  We saw the MRI, I have a bulging disc, and I’ve had it since high school.  I’m guessing I have some options.  A) More physiotherapy B) More messages & chiropractor visits C) Surgery

Kim just assumes it will be surgery & then got really worried about me aka she started crying.  I held her & told her not to worry about me, I don’t like seeing her so worried, and we don’t even know what the doctors will say.  The only thing we’re pretty sure about is no cortisone shot.  They can do more damage to the bone structure than good.  Kim, don’t worry whatever the doctors decide, we’ll cross that bridge when we get there.

That was our Friday night!  No more wild parties here, we’s old!

Saturday was very lazy.  We did nothing, didn’t even breakup with Janis!  We watched the Blue Jays lose……..again.  We also rented “Christmas Office Party” hilarious R rated comedy!


Today, I’ll be watching the Toronto Blue Jays hopefully win their 2nd game so their record looks a bit better instead of the current 1W-4L.  We can all just pretend there is no problem in LF & 1B, we’ll pretend they’ll make it to the playoffs in Sept-Oct??????


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


Instead of Stone Sour giving us photos from the studio from months ago with the album title.  How about a release date for the album Hydrograd?

Mr. Todd Bryanton.  Did I mention he’s a really good guy too!



This looks like a good movie!


Everything The Watchmen do musically is AWESOME!!!  Their new live album of 21 songs is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!



Albums on the way Linkin Park, Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood those are almost set in stone that they’ll be released, & of course Stone Sour.


Movies I would like to see this year.




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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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I fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the album “X”, followed by “Alter Bridge” the album “The Last Hero”

Monday was a good day at home.  My nerve didn’t really bother me much.  I had an appointment at the physiotherapist & felt bad for the guy.  He knew my lower back was sore, & I’ve had a bulging disc in my spine since high school.  He said my back was tight & gave me more stretches to do.  Unfortunately Monday was pretty much a pain free day, & he didn’t really see a severe problem.  I see him once a week for at least the next 3 weeks.  More/additional stretches & things are finally back on track.  I was tempted to do some exercise today before the appointment but I figured better safe than sorry.  I’m wishful to get rid of this nerve pain sooner than later, at least I can see a light at the end of the tunnel!

I did part of my stretches this morning to “Nothing but Thieves”.  I do them throughout the day, so I’m not done them completely yet.


New “Spiderman: Homecoming” trailer


This is just cool! Acoustic version of Adele’s song “Hello”


I’m not sure if “The Justice League” or “Wonder Woman” is being released first?


Behind the “Big Wreck” track “A Speedy Recovery”


Here you go Killswitch Engage fans



Oscar nominees & other info regarding the event



What to expect from “Star Wars: Episode VIII”



Jim Parson’s views on his spin-off as Sheldon Cooper from “The Big Bang Theory”



Top 25 hard rock or metal Eps



After all of the hype & 14 Oscar nominations, I still have very little desire to see “LA LA Land”, it does peek my curiosity a bit though.





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I am EXTREMELY claustrophobic.  In 2008 MRIs & radiation treatments freaked me out.  MRIs are loud, they give you ear plugs before you’re in it.  Then they would slide me in the machine as far as I could go, my shoulders are too broad to go into the MRI machine.  My nurses at the Pasqua Hospital would give me a Benadryl to sleep through it.  The final time in the MRI, I woke up before I was put in the machine, I freaked out.  They gave me a bean bag to toss if something was wrong.  There was always something wrong, me wearing a plastic mask shoved in a tiny hole that I didn’t fit into that well.

Radiation treatments bothered me too.  I had to wear a very tight mask over my face, so tight it would touch my nose & squish it a bit, not fun!

I’m really glad I don’t have to do any of that anymore.  Now I go for a CT scan every year & a half.  Not nearly as cramped as an MRI, much better!

It’s Wednesday, December 7, 2016.  My sciatic nerve is still bugging me, at this point it’s annoying.  Not nearly as painful as it was initially.  Just annoying & preventing me from exercising.  I haven’t exercised in 2 ½ weeks, that really bothers me.  I’m not pretty enough to be a trophy husband!

I thought this would slow down more.  Most groups/musicians seemed to save everything for the last three months of 2016.


…and I need to know what Kim & Kanye are up to why?



Foo Fighters on their future.  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Trainwreck was good, I was expecting it to be funnier though



I’ve never heard of this festival in Montreal?



Pentatonix Christmas special on NBC December 14th 7:00 pm in Saskatchewan!  Set your Betamax, VHS, TIVO, PVR, DVR, Microwave, Oven………………wait those last 2 are for food, AH well, you might want some warm “cheesy poofs”


In Flames tune at number 10 on the metal charts!


I checked out “Gojira” who seem to be getting a lot of buzz in the metal genres.  I have Lamb of God, Pantera & Slayer.  I’m not sure that I need “Gojira”?  This is from their 5th/most recent release.


Kill some time voting for your favourite hard rock/metal band of 2016.  I had 2 options & went with Anthrax.



Carpool Karaoke with Madonna



Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.  I don’t think he liked 2016?  LOTS OF LANGUAGE IF YOU CAN’T TELL BY THE TITLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Only thing missing was a mic drop!


Pretty funny/intense cover of Foo Fighters’ ‘Everlong’ by Rick Astley.  Cover & original inside the link.



I’ve never heard anything like this.  The Baltimore Orioles won’t sign Jose Bautista because “The fans don’t like him”.  Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha



Metallica book a small intimate show in Hollywood.  I like their new album, I intend to purchase it on iTunes



I’m not a fan of Disturbed, I was when I was in my early 20s.  If you like them that’s great.  They release a cover of “The Sound of Silence” & it’s this HUGE mega hit.  What did it do for me?  It reminded me of the 3 disc boxset I have of Simon & Garfunkel that I bought when I was 17.  With the original version by Simon & Garfunkel & how much I like the original.


Yes, I own 4 box sets, Led Zeppelin, Simon & Garfunkel, Nirvana, & Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge released their boxset after their 4th album.  The boxset contains multiple DVDs of interviews with individual band members, a book, all 4 CDs, & all 4 albums on vinyl.  Along with an autographed poster, & my name engraved on the outside of the box.


Will Metallica continue into their 60s & 70s?



A new Spiderman movie!


Vote for your favourite rock song of 2016!



The last release from Lacuna Coil was heavier than what I thought I was getting.  Here’s a holiday tune from them.



New Nintendo gadgets




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

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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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I fell asleep to “Sum 41” the latest album “13 Voices”

I exercised to “Beastie Boys” 10 albums on shuffle

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Happy, happy, joy, joy it’s finally here.  If you follow politics or not you’re likely tired of the 16 yearlong campaign in America.  I don’t like politics, so I’m really glad it’s finally Election Day in the USA.  Just wait, in 3 weeks they’ll start a campaign for 2024.  I hope America has made their decision & are voting today.  I don’t vote here in Canada, but if I could I’d vote in America for this election.  I don’t think America is the greatest country in the world, they are probably the most powerful country in the world though.  “With great power comes great responsibility”

I’d have to agree with Louis on this one!!!!!!

OK America.  Your neighbors to the North are watching & judging you, don’t screw this up?  Forget “Who let the dogs out?”  How about “How did you let Trump get this far?”



I’m not sure if Ozzy Osbourne should be the poster boy for any kind of drug?  You can’t understand him with any substance in his system.



I’ve never seen them live, maybe “The Pretty Reckless” will be in a city near you?



Big Wreck.  Ian Thornley behind the song.


Alter Bridge live!!!!!!!!!!!


Led Zeppelin strikes back with Led Zeppelin IV



Did you ever notice how similar these songs are as far as the guitar part goes?

I learned to play both & the guitar part in the verses were variations on the F# chord, that’s what I learned anyways?  Yes, I like both songs.  “Immigrant Song” is easily in my top 5 Led Zeppelin songs


I’m loving this new Big Wreck tune!  I hope they announce the album release date soon!


Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays’ 1B & DH wants a contract of $25,000,000 each year for 5 years?  Offer him a contract Blue Jays.  There’s no need to save money for Jose Bautista he’s on the down side of his career.



Hillary’s emails are all clear!!!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



I’ll be working on our bunker if you need me.  Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.





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

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I fell asleep to “Blue Rodeo” their Greatest Hits album

I exercised to “Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers” Greatest Hits album


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Brewster doesn’t like loud noises, he gets really bad anxiety, we have small puppy doses of Valium for him during thunder storms & such.  The building manager & a fire Marshall were testing every smoke detector in the building.  Brewster & I spent the afternoon at my parents place.  Brewster would have been in really bad shape otherwise.  He shakes like a leaf & will pee inside on occasion.  When or if we give him a pill he becomes “stoned”.  He eats a PILE of food and will trip & fall over at any given time.  It’s also tough on his liver.  We try to avoid giving him a pill.  I usually put him on my lap but not coddle him.


Smarter than me, I think I’ve only heard of 2 or 3 of these groups?



I can’t get enough of the album from “Nothing But Thieves”


Last Week Tonight with John Oliver


How to be Canadian!  Funny because most of it’s true.  Hahahahaha!


Opeth studio report episode 10


Chris Martin, Coldplay, & Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam


Yep, Paramore are definitely in the studio to follow up their 4th s/t album


Alter Bridge shared it……………….I can’t wait for this album!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Want a Halloween mask o you can be Iron Maiden’s mascot Eddie for Halloween?



Time for the Presidential candidates to sink very low against one another & bash each other publically.  I’m glad to live in a different country!  “What can YOU do for these groups?  I don’t want to hear what the other candidate can’t do, what can YOU do?”  Then you hear a political answer where the person tip toes around any question on any answer or throws the other person under the bus.  So many celebrities are choosing not to vote.  Fair enough, I don’t vote here in Canada?  I’m not about to decide who is the lesser evil?  In the almost 19 years that I’ve been able to vote, I’ve voted once & I might as well have thrown a dart at a spinning dart board when choosing who to vote for.  Waste of my time!  Did I watch the debate?  NO!  They’ve done enough mudslinging to each other already.  I’m good, & in another country.

I don’t think America is a great country, they are the most powerful though.  “With great power comes great responsibility”.


If America still hasn’t decided too bad!  Vote & get this campaign done with already?



I don’t mind these new Metallica songs, & I’m a skeptic, 2/2 so far for me.  Whenever it’s released it will be 33-34 years they’ve been around a release an album that I might enjoy?


10 overHATED heavy metal bands.

For my 2 cents, metal seems like a very small niche market & can be strongly hated by fans of other genres.


Looks as though Royal Blood are also in the studio from what I can tell from a Facebook photo.

LANGUAGE APPARENTLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Green Day kickoff their tour behind the new album coming out on October 7th



The Pretty Reckless will have a video for this song on Thursday, September 29th


I guess this is where the world is headed at the moment?



Toronto Blue Jays vs. N.Y. Yankees fight, September 26th, 2016.  Meaningful baseball in September?  April means nothing?  11W-17L in April?  Imagine if that record was reversed?  There wouldn’t be much concern about a wild card for a one game playoff?




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,


“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


I like to get up early & get stuff done, so I can be lazy & watch “Criminal Minds” on DVD or The People vs. O.J. Simpson hat we bought from iTunes.

I first fell asleep to “The 1975” the album “I love it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it”. I woke up briefly and put on “Tremonti” his first album “All I Was” hit a hard rock/metal song after a quiet ballad, that woke me up! That never happens!

First I exercised to nothing, it was far too early. When Kim left for work I’d already done ½ of my exercise. I put on “Prince” the album “1999”


Yes, this is on facebook


Alter Bridge song on ‘The Voice’ UK

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Encryption LANGUAGE!!!!!! I don’t think ‘Apple’ can do much of anything now. I have nothing more than an iPod & iTunes, those 2 thinks alone are kind of screwed up.

New Coheed and Cambria video!!!! This is among my most played albums on my iPod.

I’m exited for this new show. 2 half hour episodes tomorrow, then it will air on Sundays.

2016 tour for “Cage the Elephant”


Pentatonix shared it……

It could be odd if Kanye’s redesigning it.


Shinedown to headline 2016 ‘Carnival of Madness’ with Halestorm & more…..


Director says actor, Tom Holland, is the best Spiderman yet. Debut will be in “Captain America:The Civil War”


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I woke up today & thought “OOOOO, it’s Friday!!! NOPE, it’s Tuesday!” I did that weeks ago as well. Very disappointing.

Here it is 8:26 am & 3 people in the USA have viewed my blog 10 times each for a total of 30 views already. It doesn’t tell me who they are, just the country & how many people have viewed the site however many times. Thanks, hold your horses, I don’t post this until the end of the day around 5:00pm.

I don’t really know what Facebook means, but it says this blog had 2800 readers yesterday? It must mean I’ve had 2800 people in total from 2012-now! Thanks!

316 friends on Facebook for me, & I rarely get a PM, usually only if I initiate the conversation same with email. I don’t have the time to talk to each individual despite my effort & me being at home all day. I’m not leaving Facebook but maybe don’t speak publically about a trip or vacation until after the event happens & you are back home? Just a thought? Use the internet however you like. For me it’s more for tagging others or joking around, but that’s just my view. If you’re cool with email, know me personally, & have something to say to me, an email won’t kill you REALLY? I use email & survived stage 4 brain cancer??!!! Did I just blow your mind? Hahahahaha!

EVERYBODY has email, not all people have Facebook or twitter? I’m not on twitter, so I use email to stay in contact with people. I’m basically on Facebook for the information & the 6 or 7 people who have issues with their email. One day I’ll pop up & say “I’m canceling my facebook account”. You could argue the pros & cons of each.

Monday’s Rock It Out Blog. I see a commercial for this game & multiple times I think “Cool a new Batman movie!!!!!!!!!”! Then I see that it’s a video game?


Is the removal of the Confederate Flag really that big of a deal for caucasians?




Tremonti & Trivium!!!!!

Director/Producer Judd Apatow on Jimmy Fallon. Director/Producer of “Superbad”, “Knocked Up”, “This is 40”, “40 Year Old Virgin”, “The Pineapple Express”, “Bridesmaids”, “Anchorman 2”, etc., now “Trainwreck”. R rated comedies.



I learned how to jive in high school gym class. It & The Polka were my two favourites. No, I was nowhere near this good, nobody ever left the ground. I could listen to “jive”/”swing”/”upbeat jazz” any day!

So I bought this last week, then yesterday I bought the following . Both from iTunes & I’m done for the month or I’ll go over my allowance, since I have 2 pre-orders left this month “Lamb of God” on Friday & “Finger Eleven” on the 31st . For me these are both catchy.



All while listening to my Friday pre-order.


I can be very cheap at times, but I’m also terrible with money for music! Before I buy something or pre order something on iTunes I always ask Kim. I know my limit, as it gets closer I ask!

Jon Stewart on Donald Trump


I’m not a fan of their music, but almost every metal fan is.


This happened last year & I was all “WHAT?????????????????????”. Spidergirl?

44 years ago Black Sabbath released “Masters of Reality”


MTV video award nominees. I’m all in for Ed Sheeran, no biggie though. Awards for art I’ve never really understood?


Good grief, wrong condo suite people! Didn’t you lock your door when you left? Now I have to lock our door while I’m home. “OO, nice dog!” Did you have a dog when you left? Weird?

Sufjan/Cat Stevens Tour dates. Notice nothing in Canada, as per usual.


I think I know what I should do? Put a basket at the front door. When people come over I’ll have them put their phone, tablet or iPad in the basket when they’re under my roof visiting Kim & I. If it’s not a possible emergency, then why is there a phone here? I don’t have/want one. Do you need one at the moment when you’re here for a visit?

Number of iTunes accounts 800 million


Blog by iTunes Match user & other Apple products.


I don’t have the patience to tell you how many iTunes Match users there are in the world or how many have unsubscribed from this service, but we’re taking our $25-$28/year & leaving, as many people have done. I don’t want big brother/Apple looking over my shoulder knowing what I listen to & judging me on that. The rich get richer & now the poor “……taketh away……”

Why bigger budget’s for movies don’t always make the film better.


Today’s Rock It Out Blog. Me either since the 4th album, “Kid A”. “Pablo Honey”, “The Bends”, & “OK Computer” especially the latter 2 are AWESOME to me. 2 must hear albums, like them or hate them. I think Radiohead lost a lot of fans with the release of “Kid A” but gained different fans also!



Little bit of Todd Bryanton’s work?


Songs I like. “The Mayfield Four” Myles Kennedy’s previous band I saw in ’99 opening for “The Watchmen” & headliner “Big Wreck”. Now the singer for “Alter Bridge” & Slash’s solo albums.


“The Fallout” album is not on iTunes, I had to download it as a torrent before I was sick or pay over $160 on Amazon for 1 CD?

Sorry, I love his voice!

On backing vocals.

Alter Bridge!

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