LAMB OF GOD IN SASKATOON MONDAY NIGHT

I fell asleep to “Corrosion of Conformity” the album “America’s Volume Dealer”

I exercised to first “Halestorm” the album “Into The Wild Life” that finished, I put on “Black Sabbath” 10 albums on shuffle.

Yes, I’ve kept up with my exercise all week, I slept in “yesterday” & after the short time in here, I immediately did my exercise.

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Yes, Corey & I went to Saskatoon to see, Corrosion of Conformity, Clutch, then headliner Lamb Of God. Only my 2nd time seeing Lamb of God live. We missed Corrosion of Conformity unfortunately, but for a good reason. We were sitting in a bar with Jason Lowe having a couple pints of beer & a bucket of bacon with Maple syrup on the side. The bacon was very thick & didn’t have all of that visible fat that is in most bacon. We stayed there until almost 8:00 pm.

We got to the venue with enough time to grab merchandise & then see Clutch, who were incredible! Then the headliner Lamb of God! The sound for Clutch was much better than it was for Lamb of God, Corey & I both thought that. The Clutch albums are great, but seeing them live was one of those, “HOLY CRAP BATMAN” – Robin, moments.

Corey & I made up our own “Beer, Bacon, & Bands” festival, & we didn’t have to purchase a ticket to go to that festival, just the concert. My brother was sick, he had a ticket, yet no one to sell or give it to. I really wanted to see Corrosion of Conformity though, ah well, next time?

Clutch

Then the headliner Lamb of God!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

I know Lamb of God played these songs & more. I’m not very well versed in regards to Clutch though.

Nice visit with Loafer. The only minor problem was that the street where the pub was, was under construction. We parked about 2 blocks away because from it. Ah well, Siree told us where to go, & how to get there.

Thanks to Corey for taking me to the show, and making sure everything was smooth sailing!

2nd leg of North American tour dates for Alice in Chains.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-in-chains-plot-second-leg-of-headlining-north-american-tour-20160606

Prophets of Rage announce full blown North American tour

http://loudwire.com/prophets-of-rage-2016-north-american-tour/

The Queen’s top 10 favourite songs

http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/94031?utm_campaign=nme-daily-7th-jun-07-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

So that’s why I don’t talk to the Queen? I’ve never heard of these artists………that must be the reason?

I watched 2 or 3 of the first seasons while in elementary school & early high school. For me The Simpsons have overstayed there welcome. I haven’t watched The Simpsons in well over a decade or 2 decades.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-kelsey-grammer-explain-the-origins-of-sideshow-bob-20160607

5 tips on playing guitar from Lam of God’s, Mark Morton.

http://web.musicaficionado.com/main.html#!/article/Mark_Morton_Top_5_Tips_for_Guitarists

Anybody going to the Bonaroo festival?

http://www.redbull.com/us/en/music/stories/1331798035438/bonnaroo-2016-20-must-see-artists-and-performances

Metallica plays the National Anthem for the Stanley Cup final series

http://loudwire.com/metallica-james-hetfield-kirk-hammett-national-anthem-nhl-stanley-cup-finals-game-4/

‘Aftershock’ music festival line up

http://loudwire.com/tool-avenged-sevenfold-2016-monster-energy-aftershock-festival/

Alter Bridge article regarding their recent signing with Napalm Records

http://loudwire.com/alter-bridge-sign-napalm-records-new-album/

Sum 41’s new album. I hope they’re not leaving the sound of their album “Screaming Bloody Murder”

http://loudwire.com/sum-41-new-album-13-voices/

22 years ago Tuesday, Stone Temple Pilots released their album “Purple”

http://loudwire.com/stone-temple-pilots-purple-album-anniversary/

Comedian, Jim Breuer, impersonates “Old School” rock/metal icons in his new video

http://loudwire.com/jim-breuer-impersonates-ozzy-osbourne-brian-johnson-rob-halford-more-in-old-school-video/

The modern day Bonnie & Clyde

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-life-and-death-of-a-modern-day-bonnie-and-clyde-20160608

Guns n’ Roses working on new material?

http://loudwire.com/axl-rose-guns-n-roses-working-new-material-potential-recording-with-acdc/

Black Sabbath bassist, Geezer Butler, speaks about his arrest last year for being involved in a bar fight.

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-geezer-butler-2015-arrest-punching-a-drunken-nazi-bloke/

So the guy wants money. Funny that nobody’s heard of him while Prince was alive?

http://www.nme.com/news/prince/94057?utm_campaign=nme-8th-june-2016-08-06-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Have you ever seen either of the Gallagher brothers happy about anything? I haven’t.

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Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

HUMAN IPOD

I fell asleep to “Iron Maiden” the album “Powerslave” then a sampling of 4 albums & finally “Kongos” the album “Lunatic”

I exercised to ”Lamb of God” the album “Ashes of the Wake”

Kim calls me the human iPod. I have a lot of useless music trivia in my head. My dad has a TON & my brother has a fair share too. If they brought back “Rock n’ Roll Jeopardy” any of the 3 of us could do very well as contestants. If we’re all together & somebody wants to play a music trivia game, we aren’t allowed to be on 1 team with 2 of us on that team, there has to be a minimum of 3 teams.

As for walking this week, I said no, not this week. I pushed it too far last week & with being awake until 2:00 am on Friday, I’m still quite tired. No, I did not drink, I had a pint of beer with my supper & that was my alcohol consumption for the weekend.

Muse shared it….

New song/video for “Rivers of Nihil”. Never heard of them?

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/rivers-of-nihil-premiere-live-video-for-monarchy.html

Everytime “Revolver magazine” posts something, I sing this to myself in my head….

I don’t get how “Slipknot” & “Marilyn Manson” fit together? Apples & Oranges to me?

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-marilyn-manson-summer-2016-north-american-tour/

Looks to me that Apple/iTunes should get it together &……………….wait……..this will blow your mind….PAY the musicians/disperse the cash differently & have the biggest piece of the money go to the artist(s)! Everybody made money on music up to the late ’90s, what’s different now? Do I smell a class action lawsuit brewin’?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/spotify-moves-to-stop-150-million-class-action-lawsuit-20160216

I don’t even feel any sympathy for the creators of any music streaming or downloading site at this point. It’s easy & convenient for music fans, but who in their right mind wants to work for free! Since the artists aren’t making money on recording new material, maybe they should just make it for themselves, never release anything & just tour? We’ll see how long that lasts before they all go broke?

A buddy of mine could use some help ASAP! In Regina!

“I never thought that Farrell and I would be in this position but we are looking for a place to live immediately for our safety and our family’s safety. We had a mold inspection today on our house just to ensure that everything was OK and safe for the baby and I am very pissed to report that it is not the case! We are over run with mold in about 2/3 of the house, we have no choice but to leave, the issue is where? Where can we find a place that is mold free that we can afford for our future son and our cats? We are amazing renters, we take great pride in our house as many who have been there can attest too, this occurred through no fault of our own. I am begging anyone on here that may know of anyone who has a house they are renting out that is affordable $1300 max as maternity leave doesn’t pay much and we are gonna be tightening up the straps financially to ensure our child has the best quality of life possible. I am completely blind sided by this and am beside myself trying to figure out exactly WTF we are gonna do. We have been through the ringer and have always come out on top and we will again, no questions there. If there is any way you guys can share this around to potential owners or friends you may know of that have a decent house in a decent area I will be forever in your debt. Also a gigantic thank you to all of our friends that have offered help. You have our eternal gratitude “

Nirvana & Beck’s tribute to David Bowie

Never a good thing when this happens.

http://loudwire.com/cauldron-van-accident-bow-out-tour/

Apple music commercial

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/st-vincent-killer-mike-and-the-nationals-matt-berninger-star-in-apple-musicsonos-commercial-watch/

Another season of “Daredevil” WOO HOO!

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. It cut off the end, sorry!

Stephen Jenkins (Third Eye Blind singer) on the ’90s

The ’90s had a lot of variety for music. Remember I said “Variety”/”Quantity” not “Quality”. I listen to groups from the ’90s. “Grunge” & “rock” music & some “post-Grunge” stuff. I like that I’ve gotten into metal, it was hard to find in the ’90s and it still is. Near the end of the ’90s I kept thinking to myself “There has to be something more, something heavier?” Now I find it easier to get the music I want to hear, which is mostly hard rock & metal. Both very small niche markets. Once you’re into those tiny markets, there is more than you expected to be there. Of course at times I need something different, I’m not just into metal & nothing else, like a full blown metal head. I can’t just listen to someone screaming at me all of the time, other people can though, that’s cool with me. I don’t need to understand it, but I do acknowledge it. Just like the ’80s L. A. hair metal scene, I don’t understand the appeal, but I acknowledge that most of the music I like from the ’90s is heavily influenced by that scene.

Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age & Eagles of Death Metal) & Brody Dalle (the Distillers) have their 3rd child

http://www.nme.com/news/brody-dalle/91585?utm_campaign=nme-17-feb-2016-17-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Sorry about the album artwork. I couldn’t find an original version without it? X-RATED!!!

No, I wasn’t a fan of “The Distillers”, I knew of a few people who were though.

I have a question for “The Simpsons”. I’m 36 years old, yet I did an air band to a song from your 1st season soundtrack on cassette in grade 6. How long are you going to milk this cow? Season 1 1990.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/homer-simpson-to-answer-fan-questions-in-the-simps/399713?utm_campaign=nme-17-feb-2016-17-02-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

“Third Ion” 2nd album on the way!!!!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/third-ion-new-album-biolith-nearly-complete–2#/

Their first album was good. This one sounds even better!

“Volbeat” American tour dates. I was into “Volbeat” for roughly 2 weeks, not for me. Holland’s “Nickelback”. I was into “Nickelback” for almost 2 years, also not for me. These bands take a lot of crap from haters. They’ve done something right though, you know who “Nickelback” is? It’s called hard work & dedication. They’ve both have likely busted their butts to achieve their success. Hard work, dedication & a very small amount of luck, like %0.1.

http://loudwire.com/volbeat-april-2016-u-s-tour-dates/

12 shocking crimes in rock & metal. I hope they include church burning by extreme/black metal groups in Europe? Yes, unfortunately it is a real thing.

http://loudwire.com/shocking-crimes-rock-metal-history/?fb17

In Regina, we don’t have the option through cable to get “FX” & “HBO” costs $20.00 a month for 3 channels. Now most people are going to online subscriptions like Netflix, Shomi, Crackle, Crave TV, etc.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/recaps/the-people-v-o-j-simpson-episode-3-our-fact-checking-recap-20160216?page=2

“White Zombie” box set on the way.

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/white-zombie-it-came-from-n-y-c-box-set-details-announced.html

“Paramore” shared it…….

Yep, I’ve seen “Machinehead” once opening for “Lamb of God” a long time ago in a city far, far away……

http://www.revolvermag.com/news/machine-head-release-making-of-video-for-new-song-is-there-anybody-out-there.html LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!

That’s quite long enough for today!

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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

WEEKEND UPDATE

Friday evening we sat on our butts & watched disc 2 of season 6 of “Boy Meets World”

I got all 7 seasons on DVD for Christmas, it’s kind of a high school crush thing for me. Kim got mad at me recently. She came home from work I told her I had watched episodes that day. Now I know not to do that. Saturday, Kim had a hair appointment. Brewster & I spent the day at my parents place. Dad & I watched the first 2 “Hobbit” movies on his HD projector in the basement on his 84” screen. “Hobbit” movies, popcorn & coke, good times! Kim came over to my parents so the 4 of us could have some tasty tourtier for supper.

Sunday I plan to avoid the Super Bowl at all costs. I don’t watch NFL football at all, too long for me. Canadian Football League aka CFL is my football. I watch the CFL & MLB baseball. Both are scheduled as 3 hour games, NFL is scheduled for 4 hours a game + all of the hype before & after the game. Too much for me. Even if a CFL game goes into overtime it feels too long for me. Toronto Blue Jays baseball, I can watch forever. Last season I watched an entire 19 inning game, a regular game is 9 innings. There’s no such thing as a tie game in baseball, they just play until someone wins. I very rarely watch the NHL. Yeah, a Canadian who doesn’t watch hockey, that’s me. I check out the standings once in a while. I cheer for the Montreal Canadians, the Edmonton Oilers and anyone playing against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Even people in Toronto are disappointed with their hockey team & the attendance is dropping steadily from what I hear on “Prime Time Sports with Bob McCowen”.

“Chevelle” are in the studio!!!!

Ian Fletcher Thornley on instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BBadqyRzF9n/

I didn’t think there were 80 best hard rock/metal albums from the 80s? Definitely not 80 for me!

http://loudwire.com/top-hard-rock-metal-albums-1980s/?fbduff

“Deftones” release track list for upcoming release

http://loudwire.com/deftones-track-list-pre-order-gore-album/

Elton John & Ben Stiller on a talk show by coincidence

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-ben-stiller-teach-elton-john-how-to-blue-steel-20160206#ixzz3zOiRi6nj

“Red Hot Chili Peppers”. I’ve pretty much stopped listening to them “Californication” & “By the Way” are the only to albums now on my iTunes. The rest isn’t much to my liking.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/02/red-hot-chili-peppers-in-the-home-stretch-of-finishing-new-album/

Weird? If the artist is having a tantrum over free advertising, I guess he can sue if he likes? Could have just asked for royaties?

http://loudwire.com/anthrax-sued-ugly-hanukkah-sweater/

“Coen Brothers” new star

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/meet-the-coen-brothers-new-breakout-star-alden-ehrenreich-20160204#ixzz3zPlt0hs9

I still have to figure out who has my DVD of the movie “Fargo”

“Walk off the Earth” shared it….

Anticipated hard rock & metal releases for 2016!

http://loudwire.com/most-anticipated-hard-rock-metal-albums-2016/

“Tool”, “Alter Bridge”, “Tremonti”, & many more…..

“Mmm beer….”-Homer Simpson

http://www.foodnetwork.ca/dining-out/blog/unique-tasty-beers-across-canada/

Anything or everything from the first 3 albums, for me.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/01/10-radiohead-songs-we-want-to-hear-on-their-2016-tour/

Metallica’s The Night Before The Super Bowl concert

http://loudwire.com/metallica-rock-the-night-before-concert-address-super-bowl-halftime-snub/

Just watched Saturday Night Live. The musical guest was “The 1975” instantly reminded me of “INXS” who I really like so I pre-ordered their 2nd release on iTunes.

Then I figured since I’m on iTunes I might as well grab “The Northern Pikes” album “Snow in June”

Top 10 songs heard at sporting events. They won’t have the 3 songs you always hear at the home town Saskatchewan Roughriders games

http://loudwire.com/top-10-songs-heard-at-sporting-events/

If the Riders are about to win by a large margin you’ll fear this song. Haven’t heard this song at the stadium the last few years. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are terrible lately, & that’s an overstatement!

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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 “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

LITTLE BIT OF CANCER THEN MUSIC NEWS

Today’s workout was brought to you by the letter “S”, as in Sevendust on shuffle.

I got a phone call yesterday from the Canadian Cancer Agency, from the doctor who’s had my case/file the entire time as far as I know. She called me in the afternoon, I was nervous at first, I thought maybe she saw something suspicious on my CT scan from last year. She was just calling to see if I’d approve of her writing a paper, without names, about my cancer success? Of course she can share my story with anyone. If my story, how they treated/cured my cancer, can help ANYONE that would be great!

It’s nearing the end of the year, which means another CT scan & another meeting with her afterwards. I was lucky, I got a 2nd chance at life & I screwed it up immediately (sort of) by being the biggest moron to ever walk the earth, without physically harming anyone. I wasn’t even supposed to come out of a coma in 2008, but I’m here! Sure I have an eye patch & I’m in a wheelchair, but I’m alive! All of the MRIs & radiation were very scary for me. I’m EXTREMELY claustrophobic MRI scans I was terrified of being pushed into that tiny cylinder. Radiation was scary too. A very tight mask over my face, so tight it was crushing my nose each time “Don’t move at all please” they’d tell me. I thought to myself each time “I can’t move because of this mask on me.” Chemo therapy didn’t bother me, I was asleep 23 hours a day for pretty much a year, maybe more?

Poor Kim, there wasn’t a lot of conversation between us in 2008, while she was with me all day every day. It was as if we were both in the hospital together? She’s AWESOME!! I’m very lucky that she chose me to spend the rest of her life with!

THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING SO AWESOME. Don’t think you’re the only one I attacked, there are many & I’m sorry.

The Toronto Blue Jays clinched the American League East, in a 15-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader! Now the race to win the entire American League from the Kansas City Royals. To put this in perspective, I’m 35 years old & I’ve waited for them to make it to the playoffs since they won the World Series when I was 13!

‘Sevendust’ streams new album before it’s release. This album also comes out on Friday, October 2nd 2015. I have not preordered it, but will likely get it later on.

http://loudwire.com/sevendust-kill-the-flaw-album-stream/

5 questions with Zakk Wylde

http://loudwire.com/5-questions-with-zakk-wylde/

I’ll try not to get my hopes up for Muse’s next album.

http://www.nme.com/news/muse/88687?utm_campaign=nme-september-30-30-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

This is MUCH closer to what I was expecting from them….

I guess Nicki Minaj will star in a TV show based on her life. I JUST REPORT THE NEWS, DON’T HURT ME!!!!

http://www.nme.com/news/nicki-minaj/88685?utm_campaign=nme-september-30-30-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

They’re just good! If the next “Royal Blood” album is half as good as the current album, I’ll be overjoyed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/royal-blood-what-to-expect-from-their-next-album?utm_campaign=nme-september-30-30-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Barenaked Ladies live! Not the same without Steven Page singing with Ed Robertson.

I just can’t get into “Mastodon”? Their last album I don’t find it to be as unlikeable as their previous albums. I don’t listen to it much though.

https://austinmusichall.frontgatetickets.com/event/aazdr1751gog4lj2

Muse” fans in Hong Kong rock out to uncensored Muse. I’m assuming LANGUAGE!!!

http://www.scmp.com/video/hong-kong/1862290/hong-kong-fans-rock-uncensored-muse-show-songs-taken-setlist-beijing-and Audio/video link inside of the link. “Muse” is on my bucket list to see live.

19 years ago Tool released “Aenima”

http://loudwire.com/tool-aenima-anniversary/

Fall Out Boy & Paramore on tour together! I really like “Paramore” & Fall Out Boy’s “Save Rock & Roll” album, which is more of a pop album to me

Anyone a fan of “The Dead Weather”? I’ve never heard of them before? Rock It Out Blog review below.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/album-review-the-dead-weather-dodge-and-burn/

Phil Anselmo is always trying to form an “Extreme metal” band, he was close with “Down” but there will never be another ‘Pantera’

http://loudwire.com/philip-anselmo-forms-extreme-metal-band-scour/

Jimmy Fallon’s black Simon & Garfunkel sing “Can’t Feel My Face”

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-black-simon-garfunkel-sing-weeknd-with-art-garfunkel-20151001

I will never understand why music is a competition? I’m guessing every other person will choose differently than I or the person before them? I’ll take Alter Bridge over Guns n’ Roses any day. Slash is great at what he does, I’m just not a fan of his.

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/ug_news/ug_showdown_mark_ii_quarterfinals_blackbird_vs_november_rain.html

John Oliver interview with Stephen Colbert about Donald Trump. LANGUAGE!!!! It’s censored for TV though.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/john-oliver-on-donald-trump-i-couldnt-give-less-of-a-s–t-20151001

I’m waiting for a few release dates, Tool, Megadeth, Into Eternity, & Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington of ‘Linkin Park’ taking over the roll of singer Scott Weiland. In January they shared a video from inside the studio saying they were 95% done the recording process? I’m guessing they’re waiting for the Holiday season? Maybe a late November release or a mid-December release? With the “Lamb of God” album done & released, with a future tour with “Lamb of God” & “Megadeth” announced I would think there would be a release date soon for “Megadeth’s” new album. I’m guessing the countdown clock on their website is for a release date? Megadeth tour announced beginning October 5th in Beijing, but no album release date yet.

Top selling vinyl albums so far this year!

http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/88711?utm_campaign=nme-october-1-01-10-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&elq=383b4504ae18432287c1b0f83dd8ef0f&elqCampaignId=13902&elqaid=24102&elqat=1&elqTrackId=0682c3ce24cd40d98b38083371623506

Royal Blood’s” touring bus was a writing den for the 2 of them.

http://www.nme.com/news/royal-blood/88704?utm_campaign=nme-october-1-01-10-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&elq=383b4504ae18432287c1b0f83dd8ef0f&elqCampaignId=13902&elqaid=24102&elqat=1&elqTrackId=f0c0f4ca64ab48e8b0b523511f4527c2

The Agonist shared it, so here it is….

The “Megadeth” album has title “Fatal Illusion”. No release date, but here’s a teaser from their website

http://system.megadeth.com/

Songs I like. “Royal Blood” It was like a cherry on top of a HUGE sundae to see them open for Foo Fighters in August!

Death from Above 1979 gets compared to these guys just because both are 2 member bands. Each has a bass player & drummer. I like Death From Above 1979, if I had to choose between the 2 it would be Royal Blood in a heart beat.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or 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

I HATE MONDAYS AS MUCH AS THE NEXT PERSON!

Until Blue Jay baseball ends this year. This blog will likely take a backseat so I’ll be able to watch 3 hours of baseball a day. They get October 4th-October 6th off then resume playing on the 7th.

Today’s workout was brought to you by the letter “D”, as in “Dream Theater’s” ‘Systematic Chaos’ album.

Well the 2 sports teams I cheer for won on Sunday. Saskatchewan Roughriders won their 2nd game of a season that is nearly over? The CFL has but 9 teams, too small & pretty terrible this year, EVERYONE!! Roughriders aren’t mathematically out of the playoffs yet. I’m not holding my breath on that one.

Toronto Blue Jays won their final home series of the year by sweeping the Tampa Bay Rays 3/3 games in Toronto. They were guaranteed a wild card entrance to the playoffs Friday night, but they’re not done. I want to see them win the American league East, then the entire American league. Both are well within site. The Blue Jays are currently 90W-65L and in first place in the East. The NY Yankees are in second place at 86W-69L. Only 7 games to go for the Blue Jays! 4 beginning tonight in Baltimore then 3 in Tampa Bay. Sunday in Tampa is the final regular season game for the Blue Jays. This will be the first time in 22 years that they’ve been to the playoffs, last time in ’93 they won the World Series. I’m not convinced they’ll win the World Series yet, they rely far too much on home runs. 2 or less, good chance they’ll lose. 3 or more better chance of them winning.

You’re team is out of the playoffs. Why would anybody do this to a team mate? I think Jonathan Paplebon just lost his $11 million paycheck next year. I’ve heard rumblings that he’s not the best guy to have in the club house, finally there’s video proof.

Don’t air your dirty laundry in public. Take it to the tunnel or club house. I played on a team with a moron. Everytime he opened his yap I’d sit in the dugout with my head down & whisper to myself “Shut up! Nobody wants to hear your verbal diarrhea”. I wasn’t in charge of him or the rest of the team. If played dirty & would yell 4 letter words to the other team, have at it. Just like I was on the first link to this blog. Who looks like more of an idiot? Person yelling & swearing at everyone or the victims of a pathetic rant?

Friday, October 2nd! Don’t forget new Trivium & Clutch!!!!

I like “Islander” I’m not a huge fan, but I do like them. Brand new tune from them.

http://loudwire.com/islander-new-song-wake-up/

At this point I think ‘The Simpsons’ are trying to remain relevant.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/mr-smithers-from-the-simpsons-will-finally-come-ou/388993?utm_campaign=nme-28th-september-28-09-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

‘The Strokes’ confirm they’re back in the studio. I heard one song when they were first in the public eye & decided they weren’t my taste in music.

http://www.nme.com/news/the-strokes/88625

Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour will in a TV series

http://loudwire.com/slipknot-corey-taylor-roars-doctor-who/

Courtney Love Cobain get’s snubbed from daughter’s wedding?

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/09/courtney-love-frances-cobain-bean-wedding/

….did I disappoint you….” Yes there have been a few disappointing albums this year, for me.

Pentatonix shared it! New album October 16th!!!!!!!!!!!

Surf Dads in The Exchange Saturday, October 24th.

http://exclaim.ca/Music/article/surf_dads_ready_canadian_tour

The full Ian Fletcher Thornley single. Album preorder October 2nd !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.ianfletcherthornley.com/

37 years ago ‘Black Sabbath’ released “Never Say Die”

http://loudwire.com/black-sabbath-never-say-die-album-anniversary/

Mark Tremonti want’s clear the air about a “Creed” reunion. Please no. Wasted time from his band ‘Alter Bridge’ & his solo project, IMO.

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/6708194/mark-tremonti-possible-creed-reunion

New artist, Meg Myers. Halestorm shared her video!

On iTunes I see 2 albums, a single & an EP.

Latest album with this song on it. I always ask my boss aka Kim, if I can buy an album from iTunes no matter how much it costs. I’m pretty much on a limit/allowance or I’d likely go WAY overboard!!! I’m cheap, but when it comes to music, it’s a different game.

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/sorry/id1020769172

Songs I like. “Robbie Williams” I haven’t listened to him since, I don’t know when? Early 2000s” He was the “bad boy” in a boy band in the UK called “Take that”. Why do I know that? I have one album from 2000.

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog on facebook or 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

MUSIC NEWS THEN BASEBALL TALK AT THE END

Facebook page is just a link to the blog. Email or other blog notifications are just to let you know there’s a new post from me.

Pentatonix talk about their movie/documentary! This group is AWESOME!
https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6605502/pentatonix-on-my-way-home-movie-interview

I really like the new “Tremonti” album ‘Cauterize’! Metal guitar riffs, yet not super high notes or death vocals.
http://allabouttherock.co.uk/tremonti-cauterize/

Live video so there is LANGUAGE!!

Another review of the album
http://rockfreaks.net/albums/7809

I haven’t watched ‘The Simpsons’ since “grade 9”? They debuted when I was in grade 6.

This is/was AWESOME! Jimmy Fallon & Seth MacFarlande doing random impressions
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/seth-macfarlanes-liam-neeson-impression-is-perfect-20150623

Roger Waters enlists the aid of Tom Morello & Billy Corgan for benefit show
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/roger-waters-enlists-tom-morello-billy-corgan-for-benefit-concert-20150623

Royal Blood is just really awesome music. Hard rock band with a bass player & a drummer. I believe they both sing? WARNING FOR VIDEO BELOW, EXPLICIT CONTENT!!!
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/how-royal-blood-reignited-british-hard-rock-20150623

Foo Fighters have an idea for the next album. From now on each album will be a concept album/the future recordings will have a theme.
http://www.nme.com/news/foo-fighters/86402?utm_campaign=nme-june-23-23-06-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Good for you Courtney Love.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/courtney-love-im-the-last-chick-on-alternative-radio-20150623

Lady Gaga joined a New York rock band?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-lady-gagas-sloppy-sultry-van-halen-cover-20150623

I’ve never been a fan of “Rammstein” & I don’t see myself becoming a fan in the future. They lost me at “Du”.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/sex-pills-metal-rammstein-singer-till-lindemann-on-filthy-solo-lp-20150622

Maybe let Kurt Cobain R.I.P., instead of re-investigating it?
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/06/seattles-former-police-chief-says-kurt-cobains-death-should-be-reinvestigated/

David Bowie to release massive box set (1969-1973)
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-bowie-to-release-massive-box-set-five-years-1969-1973-20150623

Seattle grunge stars in the movie ‘Singles’ extended performances
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-alice-in-chains-soundgardens-extended-singles-performances-20150623

Too much vinyl, San Diego store collapses from the weight of vinyl albums.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/see-the-san-diego-store-that-collapsed-from-too-many-records-20150623

4 reasons why L.G.B.T. Pride month matters
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/4-reasons-why-lgbt-pride-month-matters-more-than-ever-20150623

Fair enough, with Pete Rose out of baseball (most hits in a career, over 4000), now if I hear of a steroid user getting in to the baseball Hall of Fame, that’s a very mixed, message! The single season home run record is still 61. Not 66, 70 or 77. This means no Sosa, McGuire, Bonds, Clemens, Alex Rodriguez, etc. There won’t be many inductions for players in the next few years, I hope? For me & possibly other baseball fans what the steroid users did is far worse than gambling on baseball. There’s a lot of players coming up for the Hall of Fame, which I hope means “YOU’RE GONE! YOU CHEATED!”
http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/features/pete-rose-caught-red-handed-20150623

Songs I like. “John Mellencamp”

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

FOUL LANGUAGE

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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

Most foul language doesn’t bother me. When I go to any music concert that is a metal or hard rock show I do blush about the language somewhat. “How dare you call me a mother@#$%#$? I payed cash to see you & I sit through a concert while you call the paying audience names? STOP!!!” If they’re drinking or smoking whatever on stage that’s fine unless it affects the musical performance, then I’m likely to leave. When I see Foo Fighters & Dave Grohl speaks between songs, “…I think to myself..” “Really? Every other word?” That becomes too much for me. Many bands I like do this. Albums are clean, concerts not so much. I know it’s not meant in a hurtful manner, but at some point enough is enough. When I swear it’s at myself for not doing something incorrectly or doing something stupid like hitting a wall with my wheelchair. I never swore on stage or in our songs, my choice actually nobody in any band I was in swore on stage. Not the vibe I wanted the audience to feel when any group I was with on stage.

Tremonti teases new album!
http://www.hngn.com/articles/91873/20150513/tremonti-teases-highly-anticipated-sophomore-album-cauterize-heavy-impressive-highline.htm

Foo Fighters cover Bryan Adams’ “Summer of ’69”
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-foo-fighters-cover-bryan-adams-summer-of-69-20150513

Rolling Stone Magazine’s top 10 Brit pop songs. Took some time to load the page for me. I’d have to agree with the number 1 choice during the roughly 5 year span in the ’90s.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/readers-poll-the-10-best-britpop-songs-20150513

I’m not sure where “Radiohead” is from, I think it’s England & I know this came out in the ’95. It’s not on the list though?

Rock It Out Blog from Wednesday with Duff McKagan on the phone of “Guns n’ Roses”. Personally an over rated band, not bad, just over rated.

I can be EXTREMELY blunt. Not usually the best way to approach things.
http://www.dpaki.com/stories/17-struggles-of-being-the-blunt-person-in-your-friend-group/

Some hard rock but too much miss for my liking at this festival.
http://loudwire.com/seether-slash-godsmack-papa-roach-2015-rise-above-festival/

“Faith No More” on Jimmy Fallon. Their 1st TV appearance in 20 years
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/faith-no-more-visit-fallon-for-first-tv-performance-in-20-years-watch/

Metallica talk baseball in behind the scenes of them at the San Francisco Giants
http://loudwire.com/metallica-baseball-behind-the-scenes/

Harry Shaerer leaves “The Simpsons”
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/harry-shearer-voice-of-mr-burns-ned-flanders-leaving-the-simpsons-20150514

I agree with Paul McCartney. Oasis should regroup & make some AWESOME music.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/paul-mccartney-to-oasis-get-together-and-make-some-good-music-20150514

Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) joins “The Who” on stage
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/eddie-vedder-joins-the-who-to-perform-the-real-me-watch/

Pearl Jam’s very successful cover of “Last Kiss”

Both songs are very old at this point. Why wait until the song has had it’s 15 minutes of fame in the late ’80s & early ’90s?
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-14/gnr-sweet-child-rip-off-response

So people are slowly realizing that lifestyles aren’t the same for everyone, took long enough but it’s finally happening!
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/laramie-wyoming-approves-lgbt-anti-discrimination-measure-20150514

MegaDave Mustaine on the new Megadeth album.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/dave-mustaine-on-new-megadeth-lp-and-rust-in-peace-reunion-that-wasnt-20150514

More from Scott Stapp on his breakdown.
http://loudwire.com/creed-scott-stapp-psychotic-breakdown-thought-people-trying-to-kill-me/

I may not enjoy his music but he deserves this induction
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/jack-white-to-be-inducted-into-nashvilles-walk-of-fame/

Female “Thor” character from Marvel
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/12/female-thor-unmasked_n_7262242.html?ncid=dynaldusaolp00000250

Last nights American Idol opening.

Brewster ruined Kim’s sandals outside. He pooped on one, circled & peed on the other one then he came inside & I gave him some chicken!

It’s my Friday today. Kim has an E.D.O. tomorrow & I’ll likely be on the couch watching baseball or Netflix.

Pretty slow music news day. I’ll likely post some news on Sunday. Kim has n E.D.O. tomorrow & Monday is Canada’s May long weekend I’ll be her for emails & facebook messages though.

I’m not the general manager or the field manager for the Toronto Blue Jays, but they’re under preforming. At this point you could just throw piles of money at different players & it wouldn’t make a difference. Jose Bautista can’t play the field due to his shoulder but he can hit as the designated hitter. Jose Reyes can’t do anything yet, all-star short stop who has yet to go a season with the Jays and not suffer an injury 2012 season & every season since. Newly acquired left fielder Saunders is on the disabled list. Young players CF Dalton Pompey & starting pitcher Daniel Norris have been sent to AAA league. The Jays are just keeping their head above water, so things aren’t as bad as they seem. My line up would look much different. I’m just an armchair coach though. I wouldn’t even consider getting rid of field manager John Gibbons, he’s not a player determining the out come of the game There are player’s I’d shop around seeing what I could get in return for them not it’s not the 2 big batters.

Songs I like. “Garbage” Current Foo Fighters producer Butch Vig is a member of Garbage. He also produced Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album that knocked Micheal Jackson off of the number1 spot on the music charts.

I only own the Greatest Hits album which I bought from iTunes.
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/absolute-garbage/id259904396

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog 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,

“Butthead” aka Chris

ONE MORE DAY FOR ME!!!

Thursday is our 10 year anniversary. After tomorrow, I’ll be offline until Saturday &/or Sunday

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Give the site a minute or 2 to load all of the links & everything should be fine.

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

13 unforgettable Kurt Cobain moments
http://loudwire.com/13-unforgettable-kurt-cobain-moments/

Big Wreck live

No, I’m not touching any streaming site EVER go ahead though pay for a radio station for the rest of your life? I’ll be here spending our money on iTunes & I’ll sleep well knowing it will be there. Maybe that’s stupid of me, spending money for a product I want to own, then I’m an idiot, oh well. Nobody other than the label is really making any money on iTunes or any streaming site.
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/so-far-tidals-royalty-payouts-nearly-double-spotifys/

Anyone know when Axl WONT be complaining?
http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/axl-rose-is-mad-about-mayweather-pacquiao-demands-free-match-20150504

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Yesterday to Mick Mars of Motley Crue & Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt.
http://loudwire.com/rock-star-birthdays/#photogallery-1=85

This had better be a good one Lamb of God!
https://instagram.com/p/2RzYhEAFe0/

I love documentaries! No I’m not being sarcastic!
http://loudwire.com/jonas-akerlund-direct-lords-of-chaos-film-mayhem-euronymous/

26 vintage behind the scenes photos of the original Star Wars trilogy!
http://loudwire.com/jonas-akerlund-direct-lords-of-chaos-film-mayhem-euronymous/

Hard rock hotel & amp, Casino. Rockers named to perform
http://loudwire.com/hard-rock-hotel-casino-las-vegas-friday-night-live-at-the-pool-concert-series/

I believe U2 will be on Jimmy Fallon Friday May 8th 2015.

New Lamb of God website?
http://www.lambofgodvii.com/

James & I saw Lamb of God on the tour for this album in 2006? At the West Edmonton mall on a whirl wind 2 day trip. I saw the weirdest thing ever. A mother, father & 2 kids all there headbanging along to every Lamb of God song. I don’t know that I’ll ever see that again?

I agree with him 100%. But nothing will change with anyone being mad about the current situation for musicians. You can’t have it all for the consumer or all for the artists, there has to be a balance to it so everyone gets something out of it. Thank you Napster, iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, Pandora, Google Play, etc.
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-05/roger-waters-slams-music-industry-rogues-and-thieves

If the industry was in a good place or not, there will never be another Seattle, at least during my generation’s time.
http://diffuser.fm/will-there-ever-be-another-seattle/?fblw

Austin City Limits festival line-up has been leaked
http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/05/austin-city-limits-2015-lineup-leak/

Jack Black & Jimmy Fallon last night on “The Tonight Show”, maybe an Extreme song. Watch the video or read the article.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-jimmy-fallon-jack-black-remake-extremes-more-than-words-video-20150505

AC/DC’s drummer finally speaks after pleading guilty on drug charges & “threatening to kill”
http://loudwire.com/phil-rudd-speaks-out-acdc-status-following-guilty-plea/

9 things Rolling Stone learned from the Kurt Cobain bio pic ‘Montage of Heck’
http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/features/9-things-we-learned-from-the-kurt-cobain-doc-montage-of-heck-20150505

Phil Rudd is angry that no one in AC/DC will speak with him? I wonder why……………….OH, that’s right he threatened to kill someone!
http://classicrock.teamrock.com/news/2015-05-05/rudd-disappointed-at-ac-dc-silence

The Simpson are renewed for 2 more seasons, why? I’m done with the show as of a long time ago. I’m 35 years old. I did an air band to the first season soundtrack in grade 6, I think they’ve expired “Best before 2000”

Pearl Jam covers Big Wreck? Did somebody else write this song? I just checked my “Albatross-Big Wreck” CD liner & saw no writing credits for any songs!

Duff McKagan (G n’ R/Velvet Revolver) new book
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/duff-mckagan-dissects-how-to-be-a-man-inside-the-gritty-new-ballad-and-book-20150505

Velvet Revolver has released 2 albums. I can honestly say that only this song is the one I don’t mind. It does get old rather fast. They’re good at what they do, it’s just not for me.

Noel Gallagher sounds off on a few things.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/noel-gallagher-sounds-off-on-tidal-zayn-malik-and-same-sex-marriage-20150505?page=2

Barenaked Ladies video for title track “Silverball” to be released on June 2nd

Scott Weiland blames equipment issues for his rendition of “Vasoline”
http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-blames-equipment-bizarre-performance/

Animals get drunk on fermented fruit. Thanks Mom!
http://fb-985.lifebuzz.com/drunk-animals/?utm_source=sp&utm_medium=AprilSp&utm_campaign=drunk-animals&fp=sp

That’s definitely Willie Adler in the photo!
https://instagram.com/p/2TxHmQgFfY/

10 new country artists Rolling Stone says you should know.
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-spring-2015-20150505/striking-matches-20150505

Tonight hour long live special of “Undateable”

Nikki Sixx after the Motley Crue fair well tour
http://loudwire.com/nikki-sixx-i-never-play-another-motley-crue-song-again-after-final-tour/

I’d have to agree, firing John Gibbons would be a band aid fix. Everybody on the field is under preforming other than rookie 2nd baseman Devon Travis & OF Kevin Pillar. 2/9 players can’t carry a team through 162 games unless the name on the jersey is Bautista or Encarnacion, even that’s a stretch!!
http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/firing-gibbons-wont-solve-blue-jays-problems/

Songs I like. “Fall Out Boy” skipping a few bands that I like but don’t know the song titles of?

Always check out the Rock It Out Blog 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,

“Butthead” aka Chris