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I fell asleep to “Trivium” the album “In Waves”
I exercised to “Paramore” the first album “All We Know is Falling”
4 days of exercise remember. Planking, 120 pushups, 200 leg lifts & 40 back flexes over 4 days
Planking, 50 leg lifts, 30 pushups, & 10 back flexes every day. I get up when Kim wakes me up & leaves for work. I put on my exercise clothes, exercise, have breakfast (Hardboiled egg, 2 Rice Cakes, Fruit juice I’ve made for the week in our Vitamix, black coffee, & a water bottle with me all day). Then I clean myself up for the day & put on respectful/appropriate clothing for the day, yes, shorts are appropriate for winter!
This seems like a very small amount of exercise to me. I’ll ad some yoga to this next week &/or ad some pushups. I’m just not satisfied with my exercise routine at the moment, I want more! I expect more from myself. There’s always somebody doing better at anything.
Is this how you survive surviving cancer? I’m making it up as I go. I’m able to help out around the house more, that’s a good thing! I have to get Kim to show me how to use our stove from the future again. Buttons on a black surface? It might as well be in a different language?
When I was in the WRC they had me in music therapy. I wrote lyrics for a song that I was supposed to play guitar on, possibly do the entire song with supervision of my music therapist. To this day, I can’t flash between any type of guitar chords. Might take me a while, yes it is frustrating. My brain knows what to do, my left hand strongly disagrees.
I was in a severe depression at the time. Just balling 10-20 times a day. I started crying during one of my music therapy sessions. My therapist asked if she should give Kim & I a minute. I told her “no”. I didn’t need to hide it. She asked what I did to get over one of those moments. I simply said “I hug my wife & it goes away”
If you’re here strictly for the cancer news, that’s all I have for you today.
I’m so sick of hearing about another terrorist attack & more senseless acts of violence. Don’t ask me why, but when I heard about the bombing in Manchester, I got very angry inside. It’s just so stupid! Here’s U2 on Jimmy Kimmel with their take on the situation.
I bought the Linkin Park album last Friday. It’s not your regular Linkin Park album. I don’t hear it as an album full of singles though. It’s 10 songs that need to be heard 1 through 10. Very mellow album. The 2nd track is pretty much a straight up rap song, the majority of the album is Chester Bennington singing over delicate tracks. If you’re looking for the typical Linkin Park album with him screaming the lyrics at you, you won’t find it here.
Long article/review of Alter Bridge live
If you think for one second that any band or musician is creating music for the fans, sorry but you’re dead wrong. If you’re not happy at your job would you do it? I highly doubt it. A band or musician will create the music they want to. If you like it great! If you don’t, get over it & move on.
“Broken Social Scene” recruit “Johnny Marr” for Manchester show 1 day after the bombing.
Security practices after Manchester bombing.
Paramore’s performance on James Corden!
I had to share this with you since I forgot how much I like it. My exercise music Thursday morning. “Kyuss” the album “Blues for the Red Sun”. This is the band bass player Nick Oliveri, & guitarist/singer Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age started! Foo Fighters’ song “Outside” is based on Kyuss having to play outside in the middle of the desert since they refused to turn their instruments down.
These songs, ‘Outside’ & ‘No One Knows’ might not exist without Kyuss?
I don’t think most concert goers even care about extra security, security workers are seen but don’t usually factor in to the overall experience unless you’re doing something wrong. The only interaction I’ve experienced with any security is a pat down & “Please take your cell phone back to your vehicle if it can take photos or videos”. Yes, I had a flip phone in 2007.
Behind the cameras recording the Muse video
At the moment “In Flames” & “Linkin Park” are under fire from fans about not being as heavy a previous albums. Would you like Metallica if they just made the “Black” album & “Master of Puppets” forever? Linkin Park already made “Hybrid Theory” & In Flames already made “The Jester Race”. Look at those albums & say “Been there, done that”! There’s no need to lash out to them on social media! They’re making music they want to make, if you don’t like it, move on. No the albums aren’t as heavy as past efforts. They’re still good albums to other fans though.
Yay, System of a Down!!!!!!!! 15 songs written AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If there’s still the possibility of System of a Down, Queens of the Stone Age, & A Perfect Circle releasing new music, this could be a FANTASTIC year in rock & metal music!
In Flames shared it…….
I don’t think or know of any metal fans that have had this problem but people just assume you’re rude, atheist, music snob, drug users, etc. The metal fans I know are cool, nice & unassuming. I like metal but it certainly isn’t the only type of music I listen to.
Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour speaks about being sexually assaulted at the age of 10.
How Paul McCartney’s dad inspired The Beatles “When I’m 64”
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