LACK-A-MOOLA/LOOOOONG WEEKEND

You likely won’t hear from me until Monday morning.  Kim has her EDO Thursday & has Monday off as part of the Easter weekend.

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I fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the new album “Divide”, then “Pentatonix” their 4th EP of covers, & finally “Coheed & Cambria” the album “The Colour Before The Sun”

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

Just a lot of stretching this week to mostly “The Watchmen” the new album “Live & In Stereo”

 

We’re broke.  No other way to put it.  Maybe it’s because of tax season, but we have less cash flow than most average couples when it’s not tax season.  We spend the same amount of money a month as most people our age spend in a week.  Kim has a good job, & she enjoys it.  The last time we went out for supper was probably my birthday in January?  We can’t afford to travel anywhere.  I end up blaming myself, knowing I couldn’t have predicted this situation.  All of that being said, I do blame myself somewhat.  After all, I’m the one who had cancer & put us in this spot.  I’m NOT asking for a hand out, I’m just telling you how it is.  So many people have helped us out financially along the way, especially when I was in the hospital.  Thank you!

I always worry about our finances, since I’m terrible with money & I never see what we have in the bank.  I guess paycheck to paycheck is how we’re living now.  I always ask Kim if we can afford whatever I’m looking at purchasing.  My weakness is music from iTunes.  No matter how much it is, I ask Kim if it’s OK.  Kim gave me an allowance.  More than likely a good idea.  I’ve really slowed down on buying music anyways.  I know which artists I want to hear more of, & it’s not every band I’ve heard of!  I only had 2 years of mortgage insurance, but neither of us was working for almost 5 years.

I guess Kim & I suffer from the cancer side effect originally from Hawaii called “Lackamoola” as my brother found a birthday card for me years ago.

This is a one income no kids (oinks) household.  If there’s a child in this house, the battle is between Brewster & I.  I like stuff & he needs to be with someone 24 hours a day.  He has terrible anxiety.  If he sees me putting on my shoes, he starts to freak out.

 

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

 

System of a Down albums ranked.  First one good the rest, AWESOME!

http://loudwire.com/system-of-a-down-albums-ranked/

 

Pentatonix shared it…….

 

I didn’t watch it so there is possibly some LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I don’t need to hear any more about Trump.  Thanks though John Oliver

 

Trailer for “Pitch Perfect 3”.  LANGUAGE!  The first two were HILARIOUS!

 

Yep, some are pro Planned Parenthood & some are totally against it, it’s a personal choice in my eyes.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/foo-fighters-bon-iver-bjork-contribute-to-planned-parenthood-box-set-w475975

 

I think I’m the only metal fan on earth that’s not a fan of “Mastodon”

http://loudwire.com/mastodons-emperor-of-sand-debuts-no-7-billboard-200-hits-no-1-top-album-sales-chart/

 

After the game on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the Toronto Blue Jays have played 7 games & only have 1 win to show for their efforts.  They are currently 1W-6L.  Last April they finished the month at 11W-14L.  I hear all of these broadcasters saying “Aw, it’s only April” & they want to see meaningful baseball in September.  Well these games are just as important if you want to see meaningful baseball in September.  What were Blue Jay fans doing during the last regular season game last year?  Praying to make it into the playoffs!  If you turn their wins & loses around for April of last year to 14W-11L, I wouldn’t have been biting my nails during the final game last year.  Right now 11W-14L looks like an impossible achievement.  Mostly the same players picking up right where they left off last year………………….sad.  The only real upside is at first base.  The guy couldn’t hit water if he fell out of a boat the last 2 years.  So far this year, he’s one of the best hitters they have.  He’s not a home run hitter, but he does hit very well as a contact hitter.  Only 155 games left in the regular season!

 

YAY!  Royal Blood release confirmed “How did we get so dark?” release date June, 16th!  No preorder or anything like that………………yet!  I think I just saw on their Facebook page that there will be a song available on Thursday, April 13th at 7:00 pm EST!  They’re not a metal band if you’ve never heard of them.  A drummer & bass player/singer, a hard rock band.  Dave Grohl called them to see if they’d open for Foo Fighters on the tour for “Sonic Highways” during 2015.

 

10 year old drummer wins Denmark’s Got Talent drumming Rage Against The Machine & Led Zeppelin

http://loudwire.com/10-year-old-drummer-wins-denmarks-got-talent/

 

Jimmy Kimmel on Sean Spicer’s Hitler comments

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/jimmy-kimmel-probes-sean-spicers-inner-voice-during-hitler-comment-w476292

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

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Well, my Friday evening of BBB turned into a BBM instead.  Instead of Beer, Blizzard, & Baseball, it ended up being Beer, Blizzard & Movie.  Got a Growler from Rebellion of oatmeal stout & the blizzard of the month from DQ.  Sportsnet only played the pregame, the game itself was only available on SNE, SNOntario, & SNPacific.  The 3 Sportsnet channels we don’t get on our cable package.  Ah, well these games don’t count, nothing counts until they play in Baltimore on Monday.  Last preseason game was Saturday in Montreal.  Blue Jays vs. The Pittsburg Pirates.  I’m anxious for Monday!

Once I gave up looking for the game on Friday, we rented “Patriot’s Day” on iTunes.  The movie about the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  Excellent movie I thought!

See what Pentatonix are releasing on Friday, April 7th!  A 7 song EP of cover songs!!

Saturday I watched the baseball game.  I shut it off in the 9th inning, we had to leave to be at Corey & Jolene’s place.  The Jays were winning 6-4 with 1 out left for Pittsburg.  We got to Corey & Jolene’s place & the girls went shopping with Hannah.  We worked through 2 songs multiple times.  Corey’s giving vocals a shot & my rhythm is not quite there.  Here’s what we worked on….

 

The girls came back just before supper time & Hannah decided it was “Uncle” Chris’ birthday, I guess the one in January didn’t count.  So because of my birthday we all had to have our finger nails painted!  My right hand is the Oh so fashionable Saskatchewan Roughrider green & my left hand has alternating pink & purple………………..HAWT!  We had a delicious supper followed by some Easter chocolate for dessert.  We watched some “My Little Pony”, Hannah had a bath & then we left as she was going to bed.  Good times!  Nice to see friends & get out of the house as well as playing bass/guitar with Corey!  I haven’t touched my guitar until last weekend, since 2015?

 

Who needs more generic Molson beer?

http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/local-brewers-in-dark-about-role-at-new-mosaic-stadium

 

It’s now Sunday morning, eggs & sausage are being made.  I just came in here to see who the final cut was for the Blue Jays was.  For me, they made the right choice, OF Melvin Upton Jr. is gone.  They got him last year & he’s nowhere near the same as he was before he joined the Jays.  I’m sure we’ll see 2 early 20 year olds come up from the minor leagues later on this season.  I’m guessing one of them will be the everyday 1B next season.

 

This Sammy Hagar replacing Maynard James Keenan in Tool I really hope is a bad April fools joke.

http://loudwire.com/did-tool-replace-maynard-james-keenan-with-sammy-hagar-new-album/

 

 

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

“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL

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I fell asleep to “Pearl Jam” the album “Ten”, followed by their album “Vitalogy” work up to pee & fell asleep to their album “VS”

I exercised to “Dire Straits” their “Sultans of Swing” greatest hits album.

Weekly exercise total; 1300 crunches, 150 pushups, & 40 back flexes

So in addition to my exercise, I’m now playing “bass” with Corey, his idea to help me out.  We’re choosing easier songs until my left hand is up to speed.  I get very frustrated trying to play guitar.  Before when I learned, I picked it up learned the notes and basic chords & I was good enough to sing & play in front of an audience.  I never really practiced it.  This week I’ve spent at least half an hour to 1 hour practicing.  It’s a love/hate thing for.  I like doing it, but I hate having to practice something I used to do for fun.  My brain knows what to do, my left hand doesn’t seem to care though.

I’m not playing an actual bass, I’m playing the bass line to the song until my fingers get stronger for actual bass strings.  That’s how I taught myself to play real guitar.  I learned bass lines on acoustic guitar to teach Rob how to play actual bass in University.

After posting on Wednesday, I grabbed my guitar again.  Managed to finally “train” my fingers into playing power chords & a few actual chords.  The change of fingering the chords is slow, but I’m sure it will come eventually.

I was getting a bit down but with Corey’s brilliant idea, me being able to do some of my exercises, & baseball starting soon, I’m in a much better mood.  Great call by Corey noticing I was a little stuck.

We’re learning one song at a time.  Corey & I are Foo Fighters fans.  I figured since we both know the song “Learn to Fly” & it’s pretty easy we’ll start there.  I don’t think Corey has ever sang but he said he’s willing to try.  He asked me, a long time ago if I could teach him.  I don’t know what I’d say other than repetition.  I was terrible when I started, but the more I did it, the better I got at it.  I’m pretty sure being in choir in high school helped.

 

This director is more known for action movies such as “Paycheck”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “Transformers”, etc.  I’m slightly skeptical about him directing a movie about El Chapo

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/michael-bay-in-talks-to-direct-hunting-el-chapo-movie-w474033

 

I was listening to a sports talk show Thursday night.  I’m glad I’m not the only one that thinks the Blue Jays are set up for disaster in LF & 1B.  If this is what they’re sticking with everything else needs to be perfect!

 

3 new bands I like all in some type of video competition by www.loudwire.com

 

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WALLS

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I fell asleep to “Highly Suspect” their 2nd album “My name is Human”

Did some dishes & such to “The Watchmen” all 5 albums on shuffle.  I miss them when I hear them.

LANGUAGE IN THE FIRST CLIP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Don’t feel as though you need to open every link.

Do we really need labels & barriers to define everyone?  International women’s day, #LGBT, religious holidays, etc.  Not everyone celebrates everything about themselves?  If you want to celebrate something without harming anyone, go right ahead.  You would hope by 2017 we’d have that figured out by now, but NOPE! I know that’s not how everyone sees it, I don’t.  It’s all good with me, I’m sure someone will take it the wrong way & start a war because everybody is trying to fit into everyone else’ perfect little box.  Guess what?  The world is much larger than that little box.  I’m Christian, some of my friends aren’t, and that’s fine by me.  I’m not gay, I know some who are, no big deal.  You’re NOT supposed to be like the next person.  Ricky Gervais puts the entire religious deal perfectly.

I just worry that all of these labels will make people live targets for being a civilian?  There is a BIG difference between Religious & Extremist.  You don’t need to fear a religion or a religious individual or anyone for that matter unless they’re holding a weapon.  Talk to them, you might be surprised?

I understand an individual’s desire to fit in with a crowd.  I just worry that the crowd will be more susceptible to other groups’ hatred.

 

Sorry baseball stuff I’d like to address, to get it off my chest.  This winter the President and the General Manager, both 1 year into their Blue Jay career, had 2 things they wanted/needed to do.  They wanted players that were younger & more left handed hitters.  They got one guy who I hope never touches a defensive glove, but he’s a switch hitter, he literally hits from both sides of the plate!  Great we’ll keep him!  Now with spring training about ½ way through more players are finding out their role for the year.  Guess what?  They have 2 younger & left handed players they had go through their minor league system!  21 year old first baseman Rowdy Tellez & 20 something year old outfielder Dalton Pompey.  Right there you’ve got your fielding & hitting problems solved Pompey can play LF while hitting leadoff & Tellez can play 1B & hit as an RBI guy.  As for the 2 current Jays go at those positions, Smoak & Upton, package them together for another decent utility player!

 

Soundgarden shared it….

 

Chris Shiflett, Foo Fighters lead guitarist, first video from his solo album!

http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/watch-chris-shifletts-stark-sticks-and-stones-video-w470982

 

In Flames shared it…

 

Sounds legit to me!?  New video & EP from Pentatonix on Friday, March 10th

 

Comedians sharing the stage with musicians, could be pretty good?

http://loudwire.com/rob-halford-chester-bennington-more-join-comedians-the-comedy-jam/

 

10 things you didn’t know about the “Joshua Tree” by U2

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/u2s-the-joshua-tree-10-things-you-didnt-know-w470808

 

Fans take on Alter Bridge’s “My Champion”

http://www.bahmagz.com/2017/03/alter-bridges-through-eyes-of-fans.html

 

The unsolved mystery of the Notorious B.I.G.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-unsolved-mystery-of-the-notorious-b-i-g-20110107

20 years?!  Let it go instead of digging up the past.  Solving the case won’t bring him back to his friends & family.  Unless they need a type of closure let him RIP

 

Best Thrash metal albums of the 21st Century so far.  I don’t use subgenres when discussing music.  A lot of it doesn’t help me with anything?

http://loudwire.com/best-thrash-metal-albums-21st-century/

 

 

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WALLS

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I fell asleep to “Highly Suspect” their 2nd album “My name is Human”

Did some dishes & such to “The Watchmen” all 5 albums on shuffle.  I miss them when I hear them.

LANGUAGE IN THE FIRST CLIP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Don’t feel as though you need to open every link.

Do we really need labels & barriers to define everyone?  International women’s day, #LGBT, religious holidays, etc.  Not everyone celebrates everything about themselves?  If you want to celebrate something without harming anyone, go right ahead.  You would hope by 2017 we’d have that figured out by now, but NOPE! I know that’s not how everyone sees it, I don’t.  It’s all good with me, I’m sure someone will take it the wrong way & start a war because everybody is trying to fit into everyone else’ perfect little box.  Guess what?  The world is much larger than that little box.  I’m Christian, some of my friends aren’t, and that’s fine by me.  I’m not gay, I know some who are, no big deal.  You’re NOT supposed to be like the next person.  Ricky Gervais puts the entire religious deal perfectly.

I just worry that all of these labels will make people live targets for being a civilian?  There is a BIG difference between Religious & Extremist.  You don’t need to fear a religion or a religious individual or anyone for that matter unless they’re holding a weapon.  Talk to them, you might be surprised?

I understand an individual’s desire to fit in with a crowd.  I just worry that the crowd will be more susceptible to other groups’ hatred.

 

Sorry baseball stuff I’d like to address, to get it off my chest.  This winter the President and the General Manager, both 1 year into their Blue Jay career, had 2 things they wanted/needed to do.  They wanted players that were younger & more left handed hitters.  They got one guy who I hope never touches a defensive glove, but he’s a switch hitter, he literally hits from both sides of the plate!  Great we’ll keep him!  Now with spring training about ½ way through more players are finding out their role for the year.  Guess what?  They have 2 younger & left handed players they had go through their minor league system!  21 year old first baseman Rowdy Tellez & 20 something year old outfielder Dalton Pompey.  Right there you’ve got your fielding & hitting problems solved Pompey can play LF while hitting leadoff & Tellez can play 1B & hit as an RBI guy.  As for the 2 current Jays go at those positions, Smoak & Upton, package them together for another decent utility player!

 

Soundgarden shared it….

 

Chris Shiflett, Foo Fighters lead guitarist, first video from his solo album!

http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/watch-chris-shifletts-stark-sticks-and-stones-video-w470982

 

In Flames shared it…

 

Sounds legit to me!?  New video & EP from Pentatonix on Friday, March 10th

 

Comedians sharing the stage with musicians, could be pretty good?

http://loudwire.com/rob-halford-chester-bennington-more-join-comedians-the-comedy-jam/

 

10 things you didn’t know about the “Joshua Tree” by U2

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/u2s-the-joshua-tree-10-things-you-didnt-know-w470808

 

Fans take on Alter Bridge’s “My Champion”

http://www.bahmagz.com/2017/03/alter-bridges-through-eyes-of-fans.html

 

The unsolved mystery of the Notorious B.I.G.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-unsolved-mystery-of-the-notorious-b-i-g-20110107

20 years?!  Let it go instead of digging up the past.  Solving the case won’t bring him back to his friends & family.  Unless they need a type of closure let him RIP

 

Best Thrash metal albums of the 21st Century so far.  I don’t use subgenres when discussing music.  A lot of it doesn’t help me with anything?

http://loudwire.com/best-thrash-metal-albums-21st-century/

 

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

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The Jays looked pretty good Friday!  I sounds like they’re more interested in bringing Dalton Pompey with them to the majors but not 1B Rowdy Tellez, I’m sure we’ll see him randomly throughout the season though.

I had a massage Friday morning.  Helped a bit for a little bit.  We then went for my blood test for my MRI, whenever they can get me in.  MRIs are very frightening to me.  Small & loud!  I had many of them in 2008.  My doctor asked if I was claustrophobic & said he’d prescribe a sedative when I go in, I’m terrified of MRIs.  We watched “The Accountant” Friday night cool show but I don’t need to see it again.

We listened to the new Ed Sheeran album over breakfast Saturday morning.  It was really good.  Over the last 3 years there has been one really good/diverse album.  A rap song, a reggae song, a pop song, a rock song, an acoustic song, etc.  Don’t get too comfortable in your seat, it’s going to leave you in 3-4 minutes.  There was “The Zach Brown Band”, “Ben Harper” & now “Ed Sheeran”.

Nothing too exciting here.  Kin’s going shopping with her sister & I’ll be watching the preseason baseball game……………………………I watch as much Blue Jays baseball as possible.  If I’m away I record the special “Blue Jays : 30”

 

Top 10 rock & metal riff Lords

http://loudwire.com/top-rock-metal-riff-lords/

I gotta go with James Hetfield in this list.

 

Walk off the Earth shared their new video…..

 

Chris Shiflett, lead guitarist for Foo Fighters, has a solo album coming out!

 

How about you make your own opinion on “Marilyn Manson”?  I have to wash my hair.

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

I agree with Dave Grohl from 2000.

 

I was really hoping “Scientology” wouldn’t disrupt Danny Masterson’s career.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/danny-masterson-under-investigation-for-sexual-assaults-w470407

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  HILARIOUS SHOW THOUGH

 

Dave Grohl interviewed in February of 2000

 

Deadpool 2 trailer LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/see-surprise-deadpool-2-scene-that-debuted-before-logan-w470418

 

I’m sure every American Idol contestant wants to be the singer for “Quiet Riot”

http://loudwire.com/quiet-riot-name-american-idol-james-durbin-new-singer/

 

The Best metal album through the years since 1970

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-album-each-year-since-1970/

I’d never consider “Tool” a metal band, they’re just awesome whatever they do!  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As for real metal I’ll go back to 1990.

 

I don’t just settle on metal, I couldn’t go 24/7 listening to metal.  My favourite albums at the moment are “Big Wreck” & “Ascot Royals”.  I really like the new “In Flames” album as well though.

 

My favourite albums are live albums with orchestra.

 

Yes, I’m more than ready for a Foo Fighters album!  Never soon enough for that!

 

This has always been a cool video to me!

 

Best metal albums of 1987.

http://loudwire.com/best-metal-albums-1987/

I’ve never been a big fan of ‘80s metal.

 

How to act while exposing your genitalia to your producer!!!!!

 

Stone Sour’s Facebook page simply says “It’s coming”

 

11 stoner rock or metal albums

http://loudwire.com/best-stoner-albums/#photogallery-1=1

 

Article with singer Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge

http://www.metalobsession.net/2017/03/05/a-lot-of-the-stuff-on-this-album-is-very-politically-charged-an-interview-with-myles-kennedy-alter-bridge/

 

I always loved to play these cover songs!  I think I only played them with the first band I was in?

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

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

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

NO MORE PHOTOS PLEASE?/HAPPY ED SHEERAN RELEASE DAY!

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I fell asleep to “Trivium” the album “Silence in the Snow”, then about ¾ of “Lamb of God” the album “Sturm Und Drang”

Early morning straight out the door for a message & a blood test before my MRI.  Preseason baseball to watch this afternoon.  In other words, I’ll be laying on the couch in a position that is comfortable for my leg with an ice pack on it.

I admit that at most times I was OK being the center of attention in comfortable situations or in a small group of friend.  I’m older now & I look like the loser of a brawl.  I’m OK not being the center of attention now, then I don’t feel as though I have to be “on”.  I still have issues meeting new people looking the way I do, in a wheelchair & with an iPatch.  However, when anyone wants to take a photo of my cousins & I, I’m asked to take off my iPatch & sometimes stand up with someone’s help.  Well I’ve never enjoyed anyone taking my photo to begin with & me without my iPatch, glasses, or wheelchair is just as fake as a poorly done photoshop picture.  How about no photos please.  I don’t look at them or have a camera.  Take photos of whatever you like, just not me please?

Basically what I’m saying is I used to really enjoy going out, now I go out of the house once or twice a week & I’m good, or else I get cabin fever.  I don’t leave the house every morning & drive to work, I get bored very fast.

 

Yep, I bought Ed Sheeran on preorder & got it last night!  I haven’t listened to it yet.  I got the deluxe edition.  It’s a 16 song album & I’d rather give it a more focused listen the first time around.

 

I forgot to mention yesterday that “Queens of the Stone Age” have completed the recording process of their new album also.  I think a new album from “Royal Blood” is almost a guarantee as well, from what I saw on Facebook a few weeks ago?

 

Pentatonix shared it….

 

I think one day of not giving any member of Trumps’ office any news or publicity would be hilarious!  They can ban any news source they want, & the entire media can choose whatever they want to report on.  The problem with this is ratings & news articles seriously drop if this is what happens?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/why-jeff-sessions-must-resign-as-attorney-general-w470060

 

I think I shared this earlier this week?  Here’s “The Pretty Reckless” live on Conan.

http://teamcoco.com/video/the-pretty-reckless-02-28-17?playlist=x%3BeyJ0eXBlIjoidGFnIiwiaWQiOjR9

 

Reissue of the “Singles” movie soundtrack on vinyl here for preorder

https://pearljam.com/shop/music/singles-soundtrack-vinyl-reissue-presale

 

I can’t really handle a lot of “Slipknot”.  They’re not too heavy for me.  I’ve got one of their albums which I’ve only listened to probably 4 times at most.

http://loudwire.com/shawn-clown-crahan-were-off-long-while-beginning-write-some-music-slipknot/

 

I find it odd when a band says “We’re going back to our original sound” like U2 said after releasing the free album to anyone with iTunes.  I don’t think a band should ever make that statement.  They’re setting the bar for their next album.  Hardcore fans will more than likely be disappointed & anyone else that hears the album could sway either way & be disappointed with the next album or the preceding catalogue.  I find that to be a faux pas.  It took “Metallica” a long time for most fans.

 

The Blue Jays have needs that could solve many of their issues staring at them right in the face.  They aren’t planning on using them though because they’re too young.  Their off season plan was to get younger & more left handed.  Rowdy Tellez & Dalton Pompey do both & they’re Blue Jays that came through the Jays minor system.  I wonder why this team hasn’t made it to the World Series since 1993?  Both players are young, left handed.  Tellez fills a void at first base, & Pompey can hit lead off while filling a void in left field, as well as having speed on the bases.  You still have a great bat on the bench with the injured utility player Steve Pearce they got in the off season who only has 100 MLB games under his belt & he’s right handed.  Let the kids play, & I’d drop Upton & Smoak in a trade for another utility player/bat off of the bench in a second.  Smoak has yet to live up to his potential & Upton is on the downside of his career.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/

 

I’ve never heard Liam Gallagher outside of Oasis?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/liam-gallagher-schedules-first-solo-north-american-show-w469988

 

Nirvana’s album “Nevermind” hits 350th week on Billboard’s top 200 chart today

http://loudwire.com/nirvanas-nevermind-350th-week-billboard-200-chart/

 

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Chris

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