WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/BRUNO MARS

 

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5 days of exercise total; 200 pushups, 600 leg lifts, 300 crunches, 300 tricep lifts, 300 squats, 300 back flexes.

I fell asleep to “Big Wreck” the album “In Loving Memory Of……”

I exercised to “Pantera” their “Greatest Hits”

 

Wednesday turned out to be quite lazy, after a fast & early morning.  The handle on the back of my wheelchair got fixed.  The guy had to take my chair to the shop though.  He said he’d be back within an hour.  Got my chair back a bit under 2 hours later.  I already had 2 liters of water, had to crawl to the washroom a couple of times.  All was fine but I bruised my big toe.  It was throbbing quite a bit Wednesday night.

That has temporarily slowed me down a bit.  No squats, pushups, or walking. Since Wednesday’s exercise was complete.  I really don’t like to cut back on anything, it’s frustrating.  I’d show you but I have no phone/camera & it’s really ugly!  I wanted to do a TON more walking with my walker this year, like 3 times a week at minimum.  We’ve only been walking 3 times so far this year.

In other news, Kim picked up my new glasses on her way home Wednesday.  I am now a slightly attractive, near sighted pirate.  All I’m missing is a peg leg & a hook.

Throughout all of this cancer garbage, I lost sight of what I was really easy for me before.  Remain humble, really appreciate all of the great people who care about me.

 

Foo Fighters, Metallica, Audioslave, & Tenacious D perform at Chris Cornell tribute show!

http://loudwire.com/metallica-foo-fighters-cover-soundgarden-audioslave/?fbclid=IwAR3viV5ikTnYBIhhPVGIAtp5iZMhxhZE2zO_PBvE6z7O3VJPNeQ1bSnEpm0

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-live-reviews/chris-cornell-soundgarden-tribute-show-780340/?fbclid=IwAR1Z6Kt4vqz25-g4W81ttXPAdozmaQl-Eg–tp2AuSmlZNFCk9QbALOvjDg

 

Well, I guess that’s one decade cancer free.  So I’m “…done, done.  On to the next one…..”

 

I always say I want to see any movie in the theater & it never happens!  I usually just buy the blu-ray.  Anyways, here’s the upcoming Spider-man movie.

I would have liked to see “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Venom”, “Aquaman”, “Avengers Infinity War”, “Ant-man & the Wasp”, & many more in the theater.  I’ll just buy them when they’re available.  I’ll watch a movie multiple times.  Example; Deadpool.  I’ve watched that movie a minimum of 15 times, & I’m not exaggerating at all.  Instant classic for me!  Out of that list I’m just missing “Bohemian Rhapsody” & “Aquaman”.  Could be much worse.

 

BRUNO MARS

I hear that he used to work as an Elvis impersonator & that’s how he started his musical career.  Don’t quote me on that, that’s hearsay news.  He was born October 8th, 1985, in Honolulu, & named Pete Gene Hernandez (thank you Google!).  He has released 3 albums, a single, & the song “Uptown Funk” on an album done by Mark Ronson.  He’s made a career of being very transparent as to what his influences are in his radio hits.  The Police, James Brown, Michael Jackson, etc.

 

2010    DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS

 

2012   UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX

 

2016   24K MAGIC

 

2018   SINGLE

 

2015   UPTOWN SPECIAL (MARK RONSON)

 

CARPOOL KARAOKE

 

 

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RACISM/ALBUMS AVAILABLE.  THIS YEAR’S NOT OVER YET!

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Weekly exercise total; 600 pushups, 300 tricep pushups, 175 back flexes, 360 squats, 600 leg lifts, 300 crunches.

I fell asleep to “Neil Young” a greatest hits album

I exercised to “Ben Folds Five” the album “Whatever & Ever Amen”

 

Yes, I exercise immediately every morning.  Unfortunately cardio is not a regular part of the regular routine.  By the time Kim gets home from work, I’m exhausted & more exercise is usually the furthest thing from my mind.  I’m not blaming anyone for this.  “I need somebody” to assist me so I don’t fall & crack my head open.

The morning exercises help immensely with my walking, which is always assisted & with a walker.  “I’m not satisfied” with my status quo.  I’m not afraid to pile on more exercise, I just need to kick myself in the butt & do more.

 

I don’t even like talking about this, but it happened.  I don’t want to make a BIG deal about this but it is a BIG deal.  I’d love eradicate racism.  That’s won’t happen with Trump, Un, & Putin in power.  I know I’ll catch crap for this, but it needs to be said.

Abbreviating the “N” word to “Nig” does NOT make it any less offensive.  It angers, saddens, & offends me that people have to deal with this garbage & that the person who said this is a distant blood relative of mine.

I’ll be the first one to tell you that I’m not perfect.  I’ve NEVER even considered using a racial slur at anyone!  My aunt would severely over tan, we were in a restaurant & I said “WOW you look like an Indian”!  I think everyone thought I was using a racial slur regarding the Aboriginal community and told me to quiet down.  WOW were they off.  What I meant is people from India.  How is this racist?  Indian, Canadian, American, African, Australian, Mexican, English, etc.  I find East Indian racist, why do I have to specify Indian as “East” Indian?  Teach me please, should I use another word?

Metal screaming isn’t just noise & not everyone can do it, me included!

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

 

“Coheed & Cambria”.  Their new album “The Unheavenly Creatures” – October 5th release date, has some catchy tunes on it.

 

“Nothing but Thieves” – What did you think made me this way? 4 song EP – October 19th

 

“Greta Van Fleet” – Anthem of the Peaceful Army, October 19th

 

“The Struts” – Young & Dangerous, out October 26th on iTunes

 

“Into Eternity” – The Sirens, out October 26th on iTunes & more importantly www.bandcamp.com the money spent on www.bandcamp.com sends the majority of the proceeds go directly to the band members!

 

“Tenacious D” – Post Apocolypto, November 2nd on iTunes

 

“Muse” – Simulation Theory, November 9th on iTunes

No I don’t have all of these on preorder from iTunes.  I have 4/8 on preorder.  I hope to purchase a CD at a future “Into Eternity” show.  I’m holding out on “Tenacious D” since the previous album was more about vulgarity than anything else.  I’m going to wait until November for “Coheed & Cambria”.  I have a TON of music coming to me in October.

 

I just read a bit about another album release in October 26th, another one I’ll wait for until November.  My limit for October & November is at it’s capacity.

“Chevelle” – 12 Bloody Spies B – Sides & Rarities, October 26th full release date.

That’s it for iTunes purchases for me this year.  Gotta start with the Christmas Gifts, & probably delay more purchases on iTunes this year.

 

 

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THE BODY SAYS NO/JEFF BUCKLEY

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My mind it says yes, but my body says no “What do you mean?”

Yes I referenced Justin Bieber, who I don’t own but it is catchy tune.  I do own a TON of “Walk off the Earth”.

My body is sore & tired.  I did my exercises on Monday.  Woke up Tuesday & knew instantly it wasn’t going to happen.  Maybe tomorrow or Friday, we’ll see?  It’s disappointing, but it’s needed.  It almost feels like I might be catching a cold but I’m not.  I felt like I might be catching one a couple of weeks ago.  After drinking a few liters of water, I was fine.

Writing this & watching TV, blu-rays or just listening to music is how I fill my days.  I do watch/listen to too much CNN though.

 

I had some time this week & watched the “Alter Bridge” blu-ray with the Parallax orchestra.  If possible, switch it to surround on the opening menu.  If you listen/watch it in stereo, you’ll be waiting for the orchestra to start since you can’t really hear them in the stereo mix.  Other than that, I give it an A+!  I’ll review it later, probably next week?

 

Tenacious D have an album coming out on November 2nd, along with an animated www.youtube.com series, featuring songs from the album, beginning on Friday, September 28th.  I’m going to hold off since their last album “Rize of the Fenix” didn’t do much for me.

 

OH, SNAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  They’ve set a high bar with their last album as Lamb of God, can they top “Sturm Und Drang”?  I’m confident they can, even after the cover album under the name of “Burn the Priest”.

http://loudwire.com/lamb-of-god-recording-new-music/

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

 

Really?  We need another ‘Grinch’ movie?  November 2nd in theaters.

Fair enough, the Jim Carrey one didn’t do anything for me.  I’ll watch the original on TV & see if this one is decent?

 

JEFF BUCKLEY

He made one REALLY FANTASTIC album.  Story I read was he drowned years ago at the age of 27.  He went swimming in a river he had swam in many times before.  I think his tour manager was with him on the shore?  Apparently a current got him, pushed him far down the river & eventually pulled him under?  That’s the story I heard anyways.  This was in 1997.  According to the autopsy, no drugs or alcohol were found in his system.  His only album “Grace” was released in 1994.  This guy has a phenomenal voice….

 

 

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL/IN FLAMES

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3 day weekly total; 200 pushups, 120 tricep pushups, 50 back flexes, 200 leg lifts, 100 crunches, 120 squats.

I fell asleep to “Alter Bridge” the new album “Live at the Royal Albert Hall featuring the Parallax Orchestra”.  Yes, I got it last night.

I exercised to “The Beaches” the album “Late Show”

 

I really could have used a break this week.  My body is just tired, I hurt in places I didn’t even know I had?  Yes, I’m keeping it cool on the crunches until I hear about back surgery.  Once it’s done & I get the green light to exercise, I don’t think 500-1000 every other day is out of the question?  I’ll figure it out when the time comes.  I needed a break this week so I’ve been doing 2 of my 6 exercises each day.  Sitting around & doing nothing all day gets boring really fast?

We got my new/much lighter wheelchair (12 pounds instead of 40 pounds) on Tuesday, then went liquor shopping & grocery shopping.  New liquor store, we mostly went to check it out.  I bought one 40 oz. bottle of Sambuca.  I should be good in that department for a while, or a month of weekends I’ll forget for the rest of my life!  Hahahahahaha!

 

Trump is part of the problem.  These are more issues NOT helping today’s society!

 

I bought this album on iTunes.  2 songs I didn’t care for & deleted.  I don’t purchase singles much, I prefer to listen to an entire album.  Unlike a stereotypical millennial.

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Tenacious D announce album & animated series.

http://loudwire.com/tenacious-d-new-album-dave-grohl-animated-series/

 

Marching band at USA college football game does a tribute to Queen!!!

 

Freddie Mercury of Queen was born on September 5th, 1946!

 

I also still can’t believe that people don’t want to own music???????????  Majority rules while iTunes users get the cold shoulder.  A $200-$400 vinyl player with a USB port it will be if that’s what happens!  Crushes the option to get an iPhone to stream music for me.  2 things I don’t want or need!  Where will the vinyl go?  I’ll figure it out if this happens.

I can’t figure out the cost difference for Apple between streaming music & purchased downloaded music.  This has been a relatively slow year for me purchasing music.  Streaming music for a monthly fee wouldn’t make any difference in my downloading habit, so why take that option away?  I know I’m not the only one that prefers the iTunes download store.  Apple wants to compete with Spotify for streaming subscribers.  Nothing like trying to be the same as somebody else!??!

 

‘Greta Van Fleet’ has their first full length album for preorder.  The 8 song album that was already out is actually 2 EPs put together & released as one.  This will be a brand new 10 song album, with the single “When the Curtain Falls” will be released in full October 19th.  Yeah, the 22 year olds that sound like ‘Led Zeppelin’.

 

New lyric video from “The Struts”

 

Correction “Nothing but Thieves” 4 song EP will be released on October 19th

 

IN FLAMES   (I wasn’t sure about covering metal groups, then I realized it’s MY blog about me)

Swedish melodic death metal.  People like to complain about this group & I’ll tell you why.  They have 13 full albums out, a 4 song EP, & are currently recording another album.  Don’t let the death metal bother you.  Their 2nd last & now their previous full length album has had many metal fans going “Ugh, this is SO not metal anymore!!!!”  Fair enough, move on then.  For me, that’s fine.  When did it become necessary to be boxed in with a certain style?  I like all of their albums & all for different reasons.

I’ve seen them live twice.  First time was in Saskatoon in 2006.  They were part of a touring metal festival.  James & I had never even heard of them, but they were really good live!  They stole the show, we were there to see Trivium from Florida, who had technical issues that day/evening.

I’ll give you 2 songs from their first album released in 1994, long before I was into metal music, and the 2 recent full albums released by In Flames….

 

1994     LUNAR STRAIN

 

2014    SIREN CHARMS

 

2016   BATTLES

 

Hate them or like them, a musician should love what they’re doing, if not it’s pointless.  No need to please anyone else.  Over 20 + years they will evolve, the sound will change with each album.  That should be expected.  They’re not going to make “Lunar Strain” 18 times.

 

Here’s a few cover songs they have done.

 

 

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WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY ABOUT KIM & I?/THE WATCHMEN

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I fell asleep to “Foo Fighters” the album “Foo Fighters” followed by “Dead Sara” the album “Pleasure to Meet You”

I exercised to “Stone Temple Pilots” the album “Stone Temple Pilots (2018)”

I was waiting to post this after my doctor appointment.  Nothing to worry about, it will be 10 year cancer free on December, 31st this year, my scan is clean again this year!!  One more appointment this year at the cancer clinic & I should be done with my appointments this year!  Although I’ll be giving blood for a blood test after another 6 months on my thyroid pill & see my family doctor.  My doctor calls me a “Miracle” I asked him to say that again for Kim.  He said most people with my type of cancer are usually deceased.  I say I got REALLY lucky!

Kim & I hear a lot of people say stuff like ‘Oh, you 2 are so nice’, ‘You 2 have been through more stuff than a couple married for 30 years’?  Where is this coming from?  We just had our 13th wedding anniversary.  Kim is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  No doubt about that one.  She’s the one that had to watch me survive cancer.

She learned how to administer my IV so we could spend time at my family’s cabin in the summer.

Guess what Kim told my parents when I was rushed to the hospital?  “He’s not going to die”.  I was unconscious & didn’t hear that.  That’s a very bold statement.  If I had heard it, I’d do my best to live up to it.

Am I perfect?  No, not by a long shot!  I’m lucky enough that I get to spend my life with Kim, who is perfect for me.  She never thought she’d know so much about baseball & I never thought I’d be watching any episodes of “Dancing with the Stars”.

I know I’ll hear it in some way this summer “You’re fat”, “You need to lose weight”.  This time I’ll respond.  “NO!  I’m not fat”

I’ve lost 45 pounds from my weight before I went into the hospital, gained an extra minimum of 15 pounds, so in total I’ve lost at least 58 pounds in total.  I think my doctor, at the cancer agency, is the type of person who just likes to hear the sound of her own voice.  Her hearts in the right place, just poor execution of what she’s trying to do/say.

I weighed myself on Tuesday, I’m 222 pounds.  If I hit below 210 I’ll look like “skin & bones”.  I graduated high school at 185, so I’ve grown & right around 215 or 220 is where I should be.  I have a big frame/bone structure.

I know when to shut my yap & listen.  If you’re talking all of the time, you’ll never learn anything.  The less you talk, “the more you know.”

 

THE WATCHMEN

A Canadian group that “broke up” in 2004 I think.  They still tour on occasion but don’t record anymore.  Originally based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  They recorded 5 studio albums & released a live album last year.  Their 2nd release was HUGE in Canada.  I heard they toured EVERYWHERE though, all the way to Australia.  I was at home from school since I was sick that day.  I remember watching a video on Much Music for a single off of their 2nd album in 1994.  That album rooted them for the Canadian audience.  I thought their final show in Regina was in December of 2004.  I was playing at a party with Corey McDonald.  His co-worker’s party who let us rehearse in his heated garage.

You’ll likely hear a song of theirs from an album & perk up.  Then see a live show & go nuts because the AWESOME recording you liked is even better live!  If a band can’t at least duplicate what is on the album, they’re questionable at best for me.  The Watchmen knock it out of the park though.  One of my favourite bands to see live!  Here are a few songs in order of release…

 

1993    “McLaren Furnace Room”

MINOR LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

1994   “In The Trees”

 

1996 “Brand New Day”

 

1998 “Silent Radar”

Easily my favourite song of theirs (below)

 

2001 “Slomotion”

 

Audio & article with Myles Kennedy regarding his acoustic solo album.

http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/myles-kennedy-says-he-didnt-want-his-acoustic-based-solo-album-to-sound-too-soft-or-pretty/

 

I thought I was the only one against most popular/current country music?

 

A sequel to “The Pick of Destiny” by Tenacious D.  AWESOME!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/tenacious-d-announce-sequel-to-the-pick-of-destiny/

 

This is so true!  Why bother hating art publically?  I’ve likely done it in the past, waste of energy.  You don’t like it, don’t listen to it?  Pretty simple.  There are far more bands that I don’t listen to, than those that I do listen to!  Just because I don’t like a band or musician doesn’t mean that someone else shouldn’t like them.  Famous bands are famous for a reason.  They worked hard to get where they are, & they have a large following.

On the flip side if a band or artist is on social media, there’s always going to be haters who will call out a band if they don’t like them.  If they’re on social media, they had better grow some thicker skin to deal with all of the idiots out there.  Heck, I used to be one of those idiots.  “Do this, don’t do that”!  No, do what you’re happy doing!

 

Alice Cooper interview regarding Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, & evil bands.

http://loudwire.com/alice-cooper-evil-bands-religious-talks-marilyn-manson/

 

I was watching the pregame of yesterday’s Blue Jay game & was immediately shocked by this news.  23 year old closing pitcher from Mexico was arrested Tuesday morning for domestic assault.  I don’t think anyone in the Blue Jay’s organization ever thought that would happen?  Field manager John Gibbons probably took the news the worst.  He stated that he had a father to son type of relationship with the young pitcher.

If you do the crime, you do the time though.  I don’t know where the trial will take place?  I assume in Canada.  Until the trial he’ll be in jail until June 23rd I believe the date was?  I know it was mid-June.

 

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SHORT ONE, GAME 1 FOR THE JAYS IN TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON!!!!!!!!!!

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I fell asleep to “Oasis” the album “Definitely Maybe”

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I won’t be doing my exercises until Tuesday, Canada’s Thanksgiving is on Monday.  I just need to do some stretching.  Kim went to work today for the first time this week.  She’s probably still a bit sore but she can stand up straight now.  My joints & muscles are sore from doing my exercises & trying to do everything else that Kim does “around here”.  That’s the only reason I’m taking it easy.  Kim was trying to be “Supergirl” before her back went out, & I was trying to be “Wonderboy” when her back went out?

 

 

“Weezer” to release “Deluxe” version of the “White” album with 4 new songs

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/weezer-announce-white-album-deluxe-with-four-new-songs-w443532

 

AC/DC singer may be able to rejoin band with new technology?

http://loudwire.com/brian-johnson-back-onstage-six-months-new-hearing-technology/

LANGUAGE AT THE BEGINNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Eric Clapton has a live album out!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-eric-clapton-play-soulful-wonderful-tonight-w443456

 

I hope this idiot enjoyed the last time they’ll be allowed in the “Rogers Center”!  This is what happened on Monday during the wild card game. Police got a hold of the guy on Tuesday or Wednesday?

 

Tonight at 12:00 am Eastern time I have these 3 albums coming to me.  Thanks iTunes!  Now if only the artists could spread out their release dates?  That’s too much at once!

 

What does former Metallica bassist, Jason Newsted, think of Metallica’s new album?

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

 

Alter Bridge singer, Myles Kennedy, 10 albums that changed his life.

http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-10-05/alter-bridge-myles-kennedy-10-records-that-changed-my-life

 

Pentatonix are filming a holiday special

http://on-camera-audiences.com/shows/Pentatonix_Holiday_TV_Special

 

Article regarding “In Flames” & their studio album coming out in November!

http://www.altpress.com/features/entry/in_flames_have_no_interest_in_recreating_the_past_with_12th_studio_album

 

Soundgarden shared it…..

 

 

Off to do some more stretching, take it easy today since I’m still sore, & watch the Blue Jays in Texas.

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

TECHNOLOGY

I fell asleep to “Dream Theater” the latest release “The Astonishing”

I exercised to “Tenacious D/The Self Proclaimed Greatest Band in the World” the album “The Pick of Destiny”. Here’s something from their first album that isn’t vulgar or offensive.

Followed by a lot of silence. The album wasn’t long enough.

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To tie in with yesterday’s theme I guess? North America & many other places have made huge strides with technology. You can have a computer on your wrist or in your pocket, carry 20,000 songs with you, yet not a mere fraction of a second goes by that one human is taking the life of someone else all over the world. So what do we turn to if were attacked by a senseless act of violence? Technology, we’ll just make a bomb bigger & more powerful than our enemies have? As much as I’d like it, world peace certainly doesn’t seem realistic in my short time here? We’ve got all of these advances in technology & it seems that so much of it is going into weapons to freak someone out. Why? Money, religion, power, land, etc. It’s 2016 yet we’re still dealing with these minor things like sexuality, race, drugs, violence. When does someone say “Enough already”?

I don’t want to spend my life looking over my shoulder, & I don’t intend to! Why? I’m saying “Enough already”! Remember the rule “treat others as you’d like to be treated”? Yeah, I forgot it for a while also. It makes sense though, doesn’t work with everyone all of the time though.

Well summer’s almost here, I’m nowhere close to my lovely swimsuit body, ah well. I don’t really need it if I plan on staying by the vent with the air conditioning on, watching baseball & football while having a beer or two?

Halestorm is playing the Golden Gods Awards

http://teamrock.com/news/2016-05-03/halestorm-playing-metal-hammer-golden-gods-awards-show

Blink 182 news

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/mark-hoppus-denies-meeting-with-tom-delonge-blink-182-reunion-20160503

Best Metal albums so far of 2016

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-2016-so-far/

Anthrax, Dream Theater, Megadeth, Tremonti, & Rob Zombie are the ones for me so far!!

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Explains Full Album Shows
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/pearl-jam-guitarist-mike-mccready-explains-full-album-shows-20160504

Great idea! Ask a musician to help overhaul a free music streaming site cosmetically?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/apple-music-taps-trent-reznor-to-aid-overhaul-efforts-20160504

50 best Star Wars characters. May the 4th be with you & all of that Star Wars stuff.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/lists/50-best-star-wars-characters-20151203

Hahahahahahahahaha!

http://loudwire.com/photoshop-fun-rockers-donald-trump-hair/

A little of Beck for emptying the dishwasher music

Then some of Billy Joel’s “Greatest Hits” during my lunch. When I’m here alone, there’s always music on!

I just needed to not listen to “Tremonti”, “Ben Harper”, & “Rob Zombie” for a bit. That’s almost everything I’ve been listening to since Friday.

Scott Stapp is now the singer of Art of Anarchy

http://loudwire.com/scott-stapp-joins-art-of-anarchy-clarifies-stone-temple-pilots-rumors/

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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

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Dolly Parton on Katy Perry

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dolly-parton-on-katy-perry-i-met-a-girl-and-i-liked-her-20160415

^^How can that be 1974???? (Maybe a dash of sarcasm in that)

We’ll see how smart I am at Foo Fighters release dates? I’ll let you know when I need internet life lines.

Foo Fighters” released in 1995

The Colour & The Shape” released in 1997

There is Nothing Left to Lose” released in November of 1999

One by One” released on October 22nd 2002, Kim’s birthday. The first birthday with me as a boyfriend.

In Your Honor” double album released in the summer of 2005

Echoes, Silence, Patience, & Grace” released in 2007

Wasting Light” released in April of 2011.

Sonic Highways” released in 2014

Saint Cecilia” EP released in late 2015

Hahahahaha no internet cheating just verified my answers on iTunes! I’m almost positive “The Colour & The Shape” will be a classic radio hit from my generation, maybe the first album too?

If you want to learn a guitar solo fro the upcoming “Tremonti” album. Sorry, it won’t let me embed the link for you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q4cgiN4SNc

Ah, Kongos shared their new video!!!!!! Great band from South Africa! Album out on June 10th. Preorder available on iTunes now!

I didn’t see them, but they were here in The Exchange!

Fantastic album with members of Pearl Jam & Soungarden paying tribute to deceased singer, Andy Wood who was in Mother Love Bone with members of Pearl Jam. He was also Chris Cornell’s roommate. Pearl Jam formed during or after this album.

http://loudwire.com/temple-of-the-dog-self-titled-album-anniversary/

Chris Henderson Regina based country artist with mo annoying twang an album & multiple singles on iTunes. This is the latest single

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/stranger-memories-single/id1102957985

This is a prior single

OK? No point in lashing out about it, it wont solve anything it’s done, it happened & it’s over, be angry if you want for half an hour. You likely won’t remember this in 3 weeks.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/flea-on-national-anthem-criticism-i-dont-care-man-20160415#ixzz45wsHmz7D

I was the idiot who pretty much blasted whoever that was different from me. That’s not right! Will I remember having cancer in 20 years, sure. Will it be a huge problem? No! I work out to change my situation. Nobody gave me cancer. Do I like what happened? Of course not. So I’ll try to fix it MY WAY! Friends & family support are always welcome, but only I can make a difference for me! In other words “Hold my beer & watch this!!!!” This entire ordeal could be an epic fail video on www.youtube.com

Oh, do I love me some Prince!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/prince-home-safe-after-emergency-hospital-visit-20160415#ixzz45wRxlmwc

^^”This is just a tribute..”

Dave Grohl is the studio drummer for Tenacious D & often plays the roll of the devil. He’s also played drums on 2 Queens of the Stone Age albums, played all of the instruments on the Probot album which he sent out to his favourite metal singers to sing on, he’s been a producer for a band that went nowhere fast. He’s the drummer for “Them Crooked Vultures” with John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin on bass, & Josh Homme of Queens singing & playing guitar. He’s also directed a documentary movie, the “Sonic Highways” mini series, directed a Soundgarden video, he’s recorded with Paul McCartney, David Bowie, etc.

20 years ago Rage Against The Machine released the album “Evil Empire”

http://loudwire.com/rage-against-the-machine-evil-empire-anniversary/

LANGUAGE THERE’S NO SONG ON THIS ALBUM WITHOUT LANGUAGE!

I guess Axl will be hitting the stage with AC/DC?!

http://loudwire.com/axl-rose-confirmed-to-sing-for-acdc-on-remaining-2016-tour-dates/

I’ve forgotten many lyrics while on stage. At least it happens to the pros as well!

http://loudwire.com/10-rockers-forgetting-lyrics-onstage/

Foo Fighters live on record store day in 2015

Angus Young of AC/DC joins Guns n’ Roses on stage at “Coachella”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-guns-n-roses-bring-out-ac-dcs-angus-young-at-coachella-20160417#ixzz465ZWpDGq

20 albums that turn 20 years old in 2016. I assume they’ll miss the triple platinum album by I Mother Earth?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/20-great-albums-that-turn-20-in-2016-20160112

I’ve heard 3 songs from this album with my preorder from iTunes. I like them all!

http://www.metalwani.com/2016/04/review-tremonti-dust.html

Can’t embed this one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J57LsWcW_Tw

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THIS BLOG

Disclaimer “This is not to be taken in a rude tone & is not aimed at any particular reader….ever!”

I put this through email first & realized not everyone likes email? OK, fair enough. I put it on Facebook as a link to the full blog on the website. Please come to the website for the full blog. Whether you get it on facebook, another blog on http://www.wordpress.com, or an email. Depending on your browser, the multiple http://www.youtube.com links will be open so you know what is coming to you before you listen to it. Otherwise I look like an idiot? I put it on facebook yet 11 people came to the site yesterday, twice? 24 views by 11 people? This is stuff I like that I want to share with you. If you’re not coming to the site there’s a REALLY GOOD CHANCE you’re missing something, & I’m the one here with ink on my face. I was a printer, & yes that happened a few times. Bazinga! Some days I’d come home looking like I made a half assed effort to be a Smurf? Why blue? I don’t know….

I’m not angry in any way, I know print doesn’t always come across in the proper tone. 11 people looked at the site out of, what is 117 to 120 subscribers I know 2 or 3 have doubled between facebook & email. That’s just underwhelming. That’s why it’s meant to be interactive, music has been something really meaningful for me since I joined the school band in grade 6, I’m 35 years old now. I understand that what I listen to is not necessarily what others want to hear. If 11 people read this a day to me this is for me alone. I’m not going necessarily promote an event or other individual music related events I’m not attending. So please come to the website? You don’t have to click on every link, only if the description interests you. Did I do something wrong yesterday? Do I smell? I’ve had my monthly shower, I should be clean & odor free until mid-July. I can see the email address and the person subscribing on facebook, or the title of the blog by whoever on this blog site. Don’t be afraid, I don’t bite.

I know that the cool peeps in Albania came to the site. Yes, I know a family in Albania! I get a world map to see what country has read this however many times. Can’t see who from that country has read it, I just know how many times it has been viewed in that country.

50 years go today, Bob Dylan recorded “Like a Rolling Stone”
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bob-dylan-recorded-like-a-rolling-stone-50-years-ago-today-20150616

^^Did you catch all of that? I didn’t.

Josh Homme (singer of Queens of the Stone Age is back with The Eagles of Death Metal). Filling the hiatus Queens of the Stone Age are on at the moment. Yes he plays drums for EODM. Yes that Dave Grohl at the bar & Jack Black as the bartender.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/josh-homme-reunites-with-eagles-of-death-metal-for-complexity-listen/

30 best things Rolling Stone Magazine saw at the CMA festival. I’m just impressed they found more than “one thing” at the country festival…………BAZINGA!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/30-best-things-we-saw-at-cma-music-fest-2015-20150615

Sorry to the haters. This was “The Beginning of the End” for Finger Eleven’s sound.

Jimmy Fallon & Aziz Ansari discuss dating!
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/aziz-ansari-reads-mens-dumb-dating-texts-on-fallon-20150616

Very interesting article about the music industry. It’s 9 pages I’ve only read the first 2. I’ve bookmarked it to read the rest later. Since I’m hooked on reading it after the first paragraph & speaking about the Napster lawsuit with Metallica that was filed 6 months prior to Linkin Parks debut album, “Hybrid Theory”.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonobacon/2015/06/11/from-piracy-to-prosperity-inside-the-new-artists-toolbox/

Monday’s Rock It Out Blog with an interview featuring “Cage the Elephant” LANGUAGE!!!
http://consequenceofsound.net/video/cage-the-elephant-discuss-new-album-and-a-bunch-of-other-random-topics/

^^This is one of the many reasons I stopped listening to the radio. Wasn’t a fan the first time or the 200th time.

Chris Dimas. The drummer for the rock group my brother is a member of!

Glastonbury festival organizer not sure that Foo Fighters will headline due to Dave Grohl’s broken leg.
http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/86237?utm_campaign=nme-16th-june-16-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Dave Grohl’s friend Josh Homme weighs in on Grohl’s broken leg.
http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/86235?utm_campaign=nme-16th-june-16-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Pitch Perfect 3 confirmed for July 2017
http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/-pitch-perfect-3-confirmed-for-july-2017-release/380963?utm_campaign=nme-16th-june-16-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

“From Rush with Love” article
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/from-rush-with-love-cover-story-20150616

South Park stuff I really don’t know about, I don’t watch the show but I know many people do. POSSIBLE LANGUAGE!!!!
http://www.wired.com/2015/06/south-park-fractured-but-whole/?mbid=psocial_rs

Barenaked Ladies cover Wings!!!
http://blog.siriusxm.com/2015/06/15/barenaked-ladies-perform-cover-of-wings-song-let-em-in/

Rolling Stone magazine’s 45 best albums of the year so far!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/45-best-albums-of-2015-so-far-20150616

Jimmy Page details final Led Zeppelin’s reissues. Once I became a fan it was all about the “Physical Graffiti” album!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/jimmy-page-previews-final-zeppelin-reissues-closes-band-vault-20150616

I like ‘Black Sabbath’, but ‘Queen’ & ‘Led Zeppelin’ are my favourite active groups during the ’70s. Queen material from the ’80s was not as good as the ’70s material. More miss than hit for me.

Prince & Stevie Wonder preform together at the White House!!!!! AWESOME!!!!
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/prince-and-stevie-wonder-perform-secret-concert-at-the-white-house/ “I think I just blew your mind, sorry” LANGUAGE & SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL! COULD BE VERY OFFENSIVE!!!!

This ‘Walk off the Earth’ album isn’t even out yet as far as I know?
http://www.artistdirect.com/entertainment-news/article/album-of-the-week-walk-off-the-earth-sing-it-all-away/11737384

I’m not sure why, but I just got this Rock It Out Blog? LANGUAGE!!!!
http://consequenceofsound.net/video/rock-it-out-blog-do-we-really-need-another-streaming-music-service/

Great & all, I want to own my music not subscribe to a radio station for my entire life. I’m only 35 and I expect to hit 80 at the least? iTunes is really good, I just don’t like how the money is distributed. I don’t have the physical space for vinyl albums or even CDs at this point. CDs have dropped in price significantly to keep pace with iTunes.

As far as the subject on “The Simpsons” go, I stopped watching in my very early teens but they’re still around. I’d rather have WB cartoons like the “Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show” around on re-runs.

Comedians saying the world is too politically correct. I can see both sides, yes it might offend you? If it does don’t watch it? Seems simple to me. A lot of it also doesn’t need to be said, so in that case are you going to judge a person on how they express themselves? In the end it’s very subjective.

Moon Boot Cocoon by James Black, guitarist of Finger Eleven

A letter from Dave Grohl
http://foofighters.com/operation

I have no sympathy for apple. Nobody needs another streaming music site. You’ve got a really good idea with iTunes, it just needs to be revamped $1.50 per album download to the label & $1.50 to Apple. Then $0.00-$7.00 to the artist. $3.00-$10.00 for 1 album. That’s more than 50% off of what the price for a CD was? Sounds good to me? Anybody at Apple or the label going to come up with music ideas?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/many-indie-labels-may-refuse-to-sign-apple-music-contract-20150616

If it wasn’t a Wednesday, I’d be there in a heartbeat
http://www.leaderpost.com/entertainment/Dahle+refuses+rush+routine/11137583/story.html

When these guys got my attention I thought I’d be a fan. I don’t mind the music, but it just rubs me the wrong way?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/eagles-of-death-metal-announce-first-album-in-seven-years-20150616

Meh! They mention Cherry Cola in here.

I need to slow down on my music purchasing on iTunes. But I am curious as to when the next “Tremonti”, “Alter Bridge” & the solo album by Myles Kennedy is being released? I’m assuming “Tremonti’s” other album he recorded while in studio will be released in the first half of next year? He’d have time to tour that album while Myles Kennedy works on his solo album I’ve been hearing about for the last 4 years?

Songs I like. “Jack Johnson” Our first dance at our wedding was “Better Together” by Jack Johnson! Yes, I’ve made “Banana Pancakes” about 3 times.







Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or http://www.youtube.com/rockitoutblog

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