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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

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Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres


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Yep, I had my 2nd physiotherapy session in 3 weeks last night.  He basically gave me a few more stretches to add to the ones he gave me the first time.  Nothing too strenuous.  I was actually doing more of some of the older ones, & totally forgot about 2 older ones.  I moved the papers he gave me so I’d remember them!  They helped quite a bit this morning.  My sciatic nerve pain is slowly going away!

When I go to almost any treatment, even in the hospital, I try/tried to keep things up beat.  Kim takes the brunt of it.  Needles don’t bother me one bit.  When I have a blood test before a cat-scan & whoever is taking my blood, pulls out the needle, I ask Kim “Would you just hold me please?”  Doesn’t work at all, but the 3 of us are always laughing.

When I was in the Wascana Rehabilitation Center, I think there was a small opening on my chest by my collarbone?  There was a black goo coming out of it.  Kim got one of my nurses to check it out.  It was dead/rotten blood.  It didn’t hurt, I just thought it was cool.  When I said that, only I laughed.  I love it when a joke bombs & there’s an awkward silence!  Do I laugh, encourage him, is he done?

Life changed instantly for myself & a TON of other people.  What did Kim & I do?  With a lot of support we just addressed what we needed to!  It took me longer obviously.  I don’t necessarily like where I’m at personally.  At least I’m alive to work on things!


I fell asleep to “Taylor Swift” the album “1989”, woke up early listened to “Sum 41” the album

“13 Voices”, then “Queens of the Stone Age” the album “….like clockwork”

I exercised to “Iommi” the album you can’t find anywhere which I bought the day it was released.  Each song has a different singer on it.  Phil Anselmo (Pantera), Ozzy, Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Serj Tankian (System of a Down), Dave Grohl (Nirvana/Foo Fighters), Henry Rollins (Black Flag), etc.


I get it.  Superhero movies & TV series are everywhere.  You’ve got “The Avengers” & all of the spinoff movies.  Now we have “The Justice League” along with other spinoffs.  “The X-men” movies, “Star Trek” movies, the revitalized “Star Wars” franchise with new spinoffs.  As for TV we got “Supergirl”, “The Flash”, “Gotham” & “Arrow”.  I like the majority of them, I totally see the reasoning of others who don’t like them.  It’s a lot of stuff people aren’t into, so your hands are tied if you want to watch a movie.  Whatever other movie you choose to see had better be mind-blowingly AWESOME!  Since you probably don’t have a variety of movies to choose from?

Kim’s not really a fan either.  She doesn’t mind the “Marvel”/”Avenger” movies though.  I’m all in for the “Marvel”, “Justice League”, & “Star Wars” movies.  Along with “Supergirl”, “Gotham”, & “The Flash” TV series.  I’m good but I know others that are not on the wagon for this stuff.

Am I a Star Wars fan?  BIGTIME!  Ever since I watched the original trilogy as a kid with my dad.  I’m not a huge Star Wars buff, but I know enough to watch any Star Wars movie & know which one it is.  I just like these movies & TV shows.  “Arrow”, “The X-men”, & “Star Trek” I’m not into though.


20 AWESOME moments at the Grammy Awards



Barenaked Ladies in the studio!


Rock tours this summer


What eleven will look like in season 2 of “Stranger Things”



Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi



5 years ago this was filmed


Metallica has an annual day with baseball’s San Francisco Giants?



Aretha Franklin is retiring



Stone Temple Pilots covered by Trio of Oz.  Cool jazz cover of a rock song!!!



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Friday night we stayed in & popped in a DVD aka nothing too exciting. We’re getting old & tired. Saturday we had planned on hanging out in Sherry & James’ backyard, it was far too windy for that though. Sunday we went to my parents place for brunch with some of out of province Frasers were in town. We hung out there for a while then Mitch & Rachel came with us to see “Captain America : The Civil War” AWESOME movie, the action/fight scenes were too fast for Kim on the screen that large though. Then we rushed off to have supper at Brown’s Social House with some friends. Mitch & Rachel were off to visit with other friends.

Kim & I were tired Sunday evening. Kim & I don’t spend much time outside & she has a really red farmers burn. All of the time between brunch & the movie, roughly 3 hours, we hung out in my parents backyard. If there’s shade, I’m good, if I get too hot I head indoors to cool off.

Stone Sour/Slipknot vocalist weighs in on N.W.A. vs. Gene Simmons LANGUAGE!!


If you walk, talk & smell like someone who’s apposed to Muslims. This is what happens. I wasn’t there so I don’t know if it’s true or not?


Volbeat fans, this is for you.


Halestorm prank gone wrong


…And no one’s surprised


Soilwork drummer fills in for Megadeth while Lamb Of God tours


Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman, Anthony Kiedis, speaks about his time in the hospital.



Alter Bridge studio update

“Tracking for ABV is done! Mixing starts soon!”

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, defends Nickleback. I’m not a fan of Nickleback. That being said, there’s no reason to dump on them. You don’t like them, change the radio station, don’t buy their albums, wait 3 ½ minutes in a restaurant/bar until something else comes on & just let them be. Your going to waste your time & energy hating a group or artist? Because you heard 4 minutes of something you don’t like?


I love that people who vote get to sit on their big thrown and complain about whatever they want. I didn’t vote. I voted in 1 election in my 36 years, so I’m not allowed to complain. That’s fine by me! Is complaining going to change Justin Trudeau’s status? Probably not. So why complain, especially if I’m around? I’m not about to fix it for you?

Dierks Bentley interviewed by Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett. Dierks Bentley was an ’80s metal head? I’m not surprised, quite a few of them switched to country music in the new century.


Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I can’t wait for November. When the TV isn’t flooded with the circus in the USA. Really? They haven’t decided yet?

All of the 1980s hair metal should stay in the 1980s, in my opinion.


Gee! I wonder what will be number 1 on this list?


This isn’t number 1 but it’s on the list.

20 years ago today on May 21, 1996, Soundgarden released “Down on the Upside”

Radio interview with Mark Tremonti


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I fell asleep to first “Lamb of God” the album “Sacrament”, woke up about 3 times, coughing fit in the middle of the night & switched it too “Tremonti” the album “Dust”

I emptied the dish washer to “Coheed & Cambria” the album “The Color Before The Sun”


After some procrastinating I exercised to “Lamb of God” the album “Resolution”

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I just don’t like the idea of free music. Yes, I download torrents before I was sick. Then when I was able to leave the rehabilitation hospital for a few hours, Kim would take me to a store to purchase a couple of CDs. “Don’t you have this already as a torrent download?” she’d ask me. “Yes, I do but I just don’t feel right by not paying for it” was my response.

Now the majority of torrent sites are gone as is Napster which started this entire thing. So what would I do if I was a member of an upcoming group? Record the first successful album & put it everywhere, then tour like mad anywhere & everywhere. Record the 2nd album, keep it as hush hush as possible. Announce a tour, sell the CD only at the show. Once the tour is over, then put it on everything, streaming sites, iTunes, CD & Vinyl. From then on tour first, then release the album on the artist(s) website for $19, once the group is well known.

Why did you start playing in a band or singing as a solo artist? Because most of those people wanted to hear something a little different than what was out there or that’s just what they want to do for a living & not have a 9-5 job.

I haven’t thought this whole thing through yet. Somebody will upload the album to a site for everyone. I’m not a famous or unknown musician as it is. This is more than likely not going to work, but it’s all I’ve got off of the top of my head.

The Blue Jays won last night in San Francisco 4-0 terrible batting, AWESOME pitching by left handed starting pitcher J. A. Happ. He almost finished the game, just couldn’t get the last out of the game, but he did get the first 26 outs of the game with only a few hits allowed.

Jose Bautista is rumoured to have said he wants $217,000,000 over 7 years and Edwin Encarnacion is rumoured to have asked for $119,000,000 over 7 years. Both of their contracts are done at the end of the year. I say let them test the free agent market. They both had better start showing why they’re worth that much? At the moment I’d shave off $8,000,000 a year from what they want. A really good batting average is .300. Jose Bautista is currently hitting .207 with 6 home runs. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting . 306 with 6 home runs. The Blue Jays will show them the money when they start producing more! Before this afternoons game the Toronto Blue Jays are treading water with 18W-17L. I don’t know what’s wrong with them? Well I know their big problems are the bullpen/relief pitchers & their offense, I couldn’t tell you how to fix those problems though.

The Agonist are back in the studio already & recording vocals? AWESOME!

“Time to track some vocals!

33 years ago Wednesday, Metallica went into the studio to record their debut album “Kill ’em All”


Way to kick them when they’re dead Gene.


So now Sharon & Ozzy have split?


Walk off the Earth shared it…….

…and Gene Simmons apologizes for the death remarks about Prince. Gene Simmons = Donald Trump?


Crowd Control in NY for Megadeth



Mark Morton’s top 5 guitar albums (Guitarist from Lamb of God)


I’ve heard nothing but great things about this show that we don’t get on our cable package. I’d like to see it though. (The Newsroom)


(1 F-BOMB)

I’d really like to see the “Captain America: The Civil War” movie, but I still haven’t seen Batman vs. Superman”


Video inside the link.

Wikipedia fact or fiction with Rob Zombie


If you’re in Europe, Mark Tremonti will be there on tour this year


Alter Bridge are in the final stage of recording vocals for the new album “From Elvis – Recording incredible vocals tonight with Myles Kennedy on the new Alter Bridge. This marks our 9th lead vocals with this epic monster of a song. This guy never ceases to blow me away!!!So good”

New video courtesy of Todd Bryanton

Muse on tour & shared this link

Now I’m off to watch the baseball game & possibly work out some more?


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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”


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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 got up, had my breakfast juice, made coffee, & filled my water bottle. Wrote part of this post & went back to the living room. Somehow I dumped an entire coffee all over the place. You’d be amazed at how far one cup of coffee can spread! It was black coffee, I never put sugar or cream in my coffee. I had to wipe it up with a Swiffer wet pad after a bunch of tea towels. The house smelled like coffee for a bit, now it’s gone.


Fell asleep to “Meg Myers” the album “Sorry”. Woke up to this song in particular “I Mother Earth” the song “Meat Dreams” from the album “The Quicksilver Meat Dream”


Today’s workout was brought to you by “Jamiroquai” a ‘Greatest Hits’ I made on iTunes mostly from the “High Times” collection on iTunes.


Eagles singer Glenn Frey dies at the age of 67



Director, Cameron Crow, (Almost Famous) looks back at his 1975 Rolling Stone cover story on The Eagles.



I’ll state this up front. The ’80s hard rock & metal in L. A. was not at all what I grew up on, or heard at that time. A few of these I do like!



Interview with Tremonti drummer, Garrett Whitlock.



Wait……………….Sting AND Peter Gabriel AWESOME! Probably hundreds of dollars for a ticket as well as traveling.



Yet more dribble about the “Guns n’ Roses” reunion



Green Day” are back in the studio. Can they make an album like anything pre American Idiot?



20 years of “Foo Fighters” in a 5 minute drum chronology! Really Good! Not all songs are played but a large helping of them are.


Pearl Jam” announce 2016 tour



Might as well stop bickering and doing thousands of scientific tests on GMO’s. Since the anti GMO groups have asked for another test, since the tests haven’t shown more facts supporting organic food?


Yes I had cancer, but “I’m still standing” I eat more vegetables & fruit than ever before. I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve been sick, & I don’t need 5 fingers to count it, so I’m pro GMOs. You eat what you want, & I’ll eat what I want. Don’t believe me, believe the farmers & scientists.


Long debate, close to two hours long, but worth watching. If you’re against it, that’s fine by me. What are you doing to prevent GMO usage?

We tried to grow corn in our previous garden. It had the texture of chewing gum. It could be that we did something wrong or that it was organic? I don’t which honestly? I do know we wasted time, a little money & threw out the corn after a few bites. In this debate, cheese & insulin for diabetics were the first GMO products used.


I hope this never happens, I don’t think the result would be good for fans, actors, Stan Lee, or JJ Abrams/George Lucas. Epic fail.



Halestorm acoustic LANGUAGE!!!!


Big Wreck” shared it…


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Hard rock fans, buy this “Red Dragon” album by Room 333, which is compared to “La Gargola” by Chevelle! https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/red-dragon/id917967693

Neil Young announces new album & tour dates

Muse met Kanye West. All Kanye wanted to talk about was T-Shirts

Blur has a new album out

Smashing Pumpkins announce acoustic tour I think Billy scratch that William Corgan, as he’d like to be called now, is the only original member now?

Dave Mustaine of ‘Megadeth’ makes a bold statement about new guitarist!

Loud Wire’s daily reload of Tuesday’s music news. I’ll catch up with this.

First track released by super group ‘Teenage time Killers’

I vaguely remember ‘Social Distortion’ being mentioned in the ’90s

OK, but “Ashba” wasn’t in Guns n’ Roses, he’s in Axl & friends

If you want Guns n’ Roses they’re called Velvet Revolver and are looking for a singer at the moment.

Might be a few too many guitar virtuosos for me?

A real frog that looks VERY similar to the famous Kermit the Frog!

New “My Morning Jacket” song. Album to be released May 4th. Shut up ‘Star Wars’ fans, remember Revenge of the 6th comes 2 days later! Pre-ordered! I’ll never understand why there’s so much reverb on his voice. He’s really good live without it.

In Flames share it on Facebook, I share it here. This is from their 2008 release “Sense of Purpose”

This is a great benefit show idea. Why do they need a mass murder to do something? Why are guns so popular in the USA compared to Canada? I’m 35 & I have never owned a gun. I’ve never even gone hunting, but I’m fine with hunting. Killing people with a gun….NO!

Walk off the Earth on CNN. Lot’s of people have unexplainable issues with this group. I know that not everyone likes them but I think they are the ‘Bee’s Knees’…..I think I just turned 60?

Courtney Love & Kurt Cobain made a sex tape, & this just in I don’t care! I like Nirvana’s music but the personal life is for them.

Watch Mark Ronson guilt James Corden into rapping the “Late, Late Show” monologue

Fans @Play with Paramore

New Halestorm album charting 5, 3, &, 1 on different Billboard charts!

Scott Weiland calls ‘Art of Anarchy’ a scam

I guess the Megadeth album recording has begun

What action or comic book fan doesn’t want to see this movie?

This doesn’t make any sense to me. Why did Tool have to wait to record their album until the lawsuit was over? Why not record it & wait to release it when the lawsuit was over? They weren’t in court for 9 years. They were in Regina for a live show in 2010, not in court in L.A.? I don’t care if they had a delay with the art work. People will buy the CD rip it to iTunes & likely forget about the art work.

Yep, this is me!

Shelter Box whatever you have can make a difference!!!

I hope the new ‘Full House’ won’t be like watching the Transformer cartoons from the ’80s

Still loving the new ‘The Agonist’ album. WARNING METAL!!!

Halestorm going on tour with “The Pretty Reckless” as opener

The new drummer for ‘The Darkness” quit the band

First album

New album

Walk off the Earth pre-ordered today as well. Album out June 16th pre-order discount on iTunes & 2 songs available when pre-ordered.

The history of super heroes! From The X-Men to The Avengers!

Video interview with Mark Tremonti (Creed, Alter Bridge, Tremonti)

Article with the singers of ‘Halestorm’ & ‘The Pretty Reckless’

Paramore sung in police cruiser caught on camera.

I hope the New York Yankee’s just don’t acknowledge A-Roid’s home run achievement? How long was he a steroid user? How many home runs did he hit on steroids? Nobody knows the truth but him & he’s lied about it all.

Songs I like. “Doug & The Slugs”

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