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300 Curls w/ 20 pound dumb bells

180 Shoulder raises/Chest presses w/ 10 pound dumb bells

600 Crunches

600 Leg lifts

300 Squats while balancing on my toes.  (I fell…again…on Wednesday)

300 Back flexes

2 days of yoga

 

I fell asleep to “Tool” the album “Fear Inoculum”

I exercised to “Big Wreck” the album “…but for the sun”

 

I do go to bed around 9:30 pm, however I don’t fall asleep until around 1:00 – 2:00 am.  I’ve been getting out of bed in the middle of the night watching guitar lessons on www.youtube.com or practicing song parts on an unplugged electric.  Just trying desperately to tire myself out.

I have trouble sitting still.  My brain is constantly thinking about what to do next.  Just when I think I’m caught up, I find something else that I should do.  Kim tells me to relax & watch a movie or some TV, honestly I don’t know how to relax, and I’m restless.

I watched a bit of TV this week, a hospital drama with a story about a cancer patient.  Immediately after the guy found out, he started crying his eyes out while hugging his wife.  All I could think was “Yep, I’ve been there”.  Then they spoke about how the patient & family live before they know about the cancer & after they know.  I couldn’t relate to that, I didn’t know.  I blacked out & a month later I woke up in the ICU.  It was a very weird experience, I knew something wasn’t right but I didn’t know what had happened or why I was wherever I was.  That month in a coma flashed by in the blink of an eye for me.

Everybody else is alert and worrying, meanwhile the person they’re worried about is clueless.  It’s weird when everybody is worrying about you & you don’t know why?  All of that garbage you her about cancer survivors going through & coming out OK on the other side.  I’ve been through a lot of it, but I’m still not all the way through it.

Best thing I can say about the coronavirus is, if you feel sick don’t worry about the outcome.  Do what you’re told to do & everybody around you will take care of the worrying part.  Remember that this virus has the highest death rate of 4% in China.  My brain cancer had an 85-95% chance of a death rate & was supposed to come back in 2013, it didn’t & I’m here.  Anybody with the virus is already ahead of me!  Stay positive & take care of yourself.  I know it’s easier said than done, trust me.

So people are worried about being quarantined for 2 weeks or a couple of months.  I’ve been quarantined since 2008.  I can’t drive.  On an average week I leave the house for maybe 3 hours?  I can’t get onto our balcony with my wheelchair.  If I want some fresh air I open the balcony door.  I don’t even get the luxury of driving to work.  I open the bedroom door & I’m already there.  I already don’t leave the house much.  Being quarantined for a bit isn’t that bad.

Just when I think this selling our condo deal is over, a place down the hall sells & we’re back in limbo.  Are we staying on the market or are we off?  I think we’re going to keep it on the market?  The place that sold was very similar in size, we’ll see what happens…

Sorry about the guitar babbling.  It’s a deep rooted passion of mine actually my only real hobby.  Guitar is what I like to do for my ‘me’ time.  So regarding the quarantine we’re all doing to keep as many people healthy as possible, welcome to my life!  I get up, have breakfast, exercise, shower, eat a little more, and avoid TV then play as much guitar as possible.

With my left arm being slightly weak from my cancer, I’m a bit slow along the fret board.  After a really good play through of a list of I gathered Wednesday night, I can say that it was a REALLY good day on the guitars.  Nothing I’ve ever played live before all newer songs, to me on a guitar.

Weird thing is I could play & sing this before, I can play it now & my arm has to move quite a bit for the verse & intro?

I figured this song out too.  It’s all up & down the fret board.  Never played or sang it before I always liked it though.

My amplifier & 4 effect pedals are in good shape & will keep me occupied & happy.  I’m pretty lucky that my current 4 electrics were all gifts.

Well this is a better picture of exactly what I ordered in January that should be here in August.  This will be the first electric guitar that I’ve ever paid for, the rest were gifts.  This is a PRS S2 made in Maryland, USA.  We saved for this for quite a while.

S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow Body Guitar w/Gig Bag - McCarty Sunburst

All PRS guitars have a high gloss finish to them!  The other 2 I’ve shown photos of were bought before 2003 and are likely under $700.  I bought a bunch of effect pedals (5) I think for $120 each, a Wah pedal ($240), my acoustic ($500), & my big amplifier with 4 X 12” speaker cabinet for a total of $1200.  Not everything was a gift but the important stuff was.  This was all purchased when I was still living at home & had a disposable income.  That’s somewhere around $2100 of gear that was given away (I have some of it).  Nobody knew if I was going to live or die.  Once I survived nobody knew how long I’d be in rehab or what I’d be capable of after.  I was bitter for a bit when I started to play, in the end I’m glad someone put it to use.

I picked “Kermit” out of a flyer, when Kim & I were dating I took her to the music store to show her the cracked floor model of “Grohl”.  My Fender Telecaster was an unexpected, thoughtful gift out of the blue while I was in rehab, I was cancer free but very weak.  My 7 string was a gift from Kim since I just felt sick that it went out of production 3 days after I ordered my PRS.

This is out in Canada this year.  More electronic options to switch between, different pickups, different bridge, different tuning keys, & a different colour.  I hope something similar is around in 10 years?  This is the ‘low’ priced PRS SE made oversea.  Kim helped me save for the PRS S2, the more expensive one (above), then bought the 7 string for my birthday at the end of January with her overtime money.  I’ll be saving for this myself with many other priorities ahead of this purchase.  I wouldn’t even think about it if it wasn’t completely different.  Yes, I research these big purchases of mine.

There’s a different PRS that will do EVERYTHING.  I don’t want that guitar or any other for that matter.  Something that does everything takes the fun & difficulty out of it for me.  What, all of a sudden my practicing is useless?  This would finally complete my collection.  I know I said that before but I couldn’t & don’t need to justify another purchase after this.  There is such a thing as too many guitars, for me!

SE Paul's Guitar - Aqua

Here it is 2:00 am Wednesday night & I’m reading reviews about how great the value is for what you get from the PRS SE “Paul’s Guitar” (the guitar above) and all of the different tones & sounds you can get from it.  That doesn’t help me in any way!?

Here’s what I’m practicing on the 7 string at the moment.

I was going to tune each guitar differently, then I realized something.  The purpose, for me, is the different sound I get from each guitar.  Maybe when my ordered guitar gets here I’ll tune “Kermit” to flats again?

I seriously freaked out when 2 of my guitars fell over the other day.  I rolled my chair as fast as I could to see if everything was OK!  As far as inanimate objects go, you can take anything you want other than my guitars.  After irreplaceable people in my life, guitars are next.  They’re all look different, sound different, & are sentimental in their own individual way, they’re also all out of production & literally irreplaceable.  After playing through each guitar, 1 or 2 songs on each a few times through.  I just wanted to play more & get better on each individual guitar.

Each guitar is unique.  I’ll be playing something, take a short break & think to myself “I should practice this song now.  I’ll have to grab that guitar, it sounds better on that one!”  If I want to play a rock or grunge rock song I grab “Kermit”, if I want to play something pre 1980 I grab my Telecaster, if I want to play metal I grab “Grohl” & if something involves low B string then I grab the 7 string.  They each have a distinct sound & feel to them.

Any ways this was a gift from a very good friend while I was in my rehabilitation program.  This is the semi-hollow Fender Telecaster signed by Ian Thornley, the lead singer of “Big Wreck”.  I play it more now.  It has a great 1970s rock feel.  Really good for playing stuff like some “Led Zeppelin”, “Lynyrd Skynyrd”& “Kansas” etc.  I call this one “Ian”.

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YAY a new tune from “Nothing but Thieves”.  Longer than I’d expect from a rather unknown/newer band.  They only have 2 full length albums & a short 4 or 5 song EP out.

 

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WEEKEND UPDATE/NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS

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Music throughout the weekend.  “1970s Rock Compilation”, “In Flames”, “Lamb of God”, & “Dead Sara”

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

 

Well Friday I didn’t feel like watching the baseball game at all.  Instead Kim & I watched a movie on Netflix.  We don’t watch horror movies much at all.  The movie “Get Out” was really good though!

I stayed up late to watch 3 episodes of “That 70s Show” on Netflix.

Saturday Kim got up & made a large delicious breakfast for us.  Bacon, oatmeal, & fruit.  Then I buckled in to watch the Blue Jays lose again.  This is a rebuilding year for the team.  The President & General Manager are doing a rebuild without stating what they’re doing.

It’s a team full of young players.  I have no expectations this year or next year really.

Woke up early today 5:20 am.  Went to visit a different cousin from Winnipeg at my parents’ place.  Movie night, they hadn’t seen “Aquaman” so we watched that on dad’s big HD projection screen in the basement.

Binge watched the last 3 episodes of the first season of “Big Little Lies” on Crave.  2nd season is starting today

Now it’s time to see if the Jays can score a run today, or find another way to lose a game?

 

Ed Kowalczyk (singer for Live) radio interview.

https://waaf.radio.com/media/audio-channel/ed-kowalczyk-live-calls-mistress-carrie?fbclid=IwAR3gFjv4JlIVfRaYv3lfCBGxzGkBSVJ-UDQrvd9Buy9HRyLqan4OABCb0Mk

…And I liked one song from the debut “Velvet Revolver” debut.

https://loudwire.com/velvet-revolver-contraband-album-anniversary/?fbclid=IwAR3MknO614civEZIpEvkz_m_Rx2y6sFWXX3ZkDvKUHzuOYK8SyPeaJsCGwk

“The Agonist” are back with a single from their upcoming album.

http://www.metalsucks.net/2019/06/07/the-agonist-release-heavy-new-song-in-vertigo/

 

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS

They’re a rock band, just not a heavy rock band.  If you remember “Oasis” from the 1990s, you probably remember the name Noel Gallagher.  He was the guitar player in “Oasis”, his brother Liam was the singer.  Constantly bickering in public at each other during the “Oasis” days when they were one of the biggest bands in the world.

Now they don’t have each other’s phone number from what I’ve read.

They both have their own separate bands.  I checked out Liam Gallagher’s band & it just wasn’t for me.  Noel Gallagher’s very opinionated & really doesn’t care what anyone else thinks.  He’s right & everyone else is wrong.  I really like his music though.  He’s also the singer in his band.  I have 2 of his albums, there’s also an EP & another album on iTunes that was released before the 2nd & 3rd album.

 

2015   CHASING YESTERDAY

 

2017   WHO BUILT THE MOON?

 

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1 OF 2 HOBBIES

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I fell asleep to “Rush” the album “Counterparts”

 

I exercised to “Stone Temple Pilots” the album “Core”

 

I ended up spending most of Sunday on the computer again.  If there are any double files, I give up.

I miss my hobbies.  I loved playing & singing in a rock band, something I always wanted to do after I graduated high school.  I was always a singer by default, since I could carry a tune & I didn’t own a guitar until I was 21.  Practicing my guitar now is not fun for me.  My brain knows what to do, but my left (fret board hand) refuses to listen to me.  So after maybe 10 minutes, I get more than frustrated.  Since there’s no baseball on at the moment, I should really hunker down & get 1 of my guitars & really work on it.

As with most things, I never really practiced guitar or singing.  In my head I’d say “Ah, good enough”.  I did get a bit better with each rehearsal or show.  I never really sat down & focused on singing or playing.  I guess there were a couple times I’d check out a song I liked, learn the meat & potatoes of it in 30 minutes & leave it at that.  I learned these songs pretty well though….

The guitar part sounds much more difficult than it sounds.

This along with the entire 2nd album by Foo Fighters & some of their 1st, 3rd, & 4th album.  I guess their 5th album too.  Then they were far too difficult to play & sing at the same time.  I also learned a few other songs on my own…….

I was good enough to fill in for Chris Messer’s band “Left Foot Louie” who played polkas, country, & rock as the older crowd were calling it a night.  When Chis asked me to fill in for Tyler, I had one issue.  “OK but, you have to do the leads & difficult stuff.  I can’t do that stuff.”

I practiced once with Tyler Wanner, Corey McDonald & David Kliman.  I was impressed that Tyler was impressed that I could play “Slither” by Velvet Revolver & sing it also.  How could I not be impressed?  He listened to the solo twice & knew it!  BLEW MY MIND!

Check out this documentary about hired musicians who play whatever is needed on an album or tour with big name musicians like Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, etc.  It’s called “Hired Guns” on Netflix.

 

I am a U2 fan.  I’m still deliberating if I should purchase their new album?  However I’m leaning further to saying yes to the dress/album.  Oh, how Kim loves her TLC.  Yet, I’ve learned nothing.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/charts-u2-seal-eighth-number-one-with-songs-of-experience-w513711

 

I never really anticipated a new “System of a Down” album

 

Lead singer, Josh Homme, of Queens of the Stone Age, kicked & injured a photographer during a recent show.

http://loudwire.com/josh-homme-kicks-photographer-face-queens-of-the-stone-age-show/

 

Will this have any effect on my issue with iTunes at the moment?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/apple-acquires-music-recognition-app-shazam-w513797

 

Why do the Toronto Blue Jays have to wait for somebody else to make the first move?  The home run leader from last year just got traded to the N.Y. Yankees, & they’re in the same division.  The Yankees just added a 59 home run hitter to their lineup, move!  If nothing happens, say “Goodbye” to most of your ticket buyers, then sell the team that nobody will want.  They have needs not wants.

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/blue-jays-dont-feel-pressured-rush-deal-weak-starting-market/

If the Blue Jays can dump Troy Tulowitzki at short stop & get Machado to join the team at short stop, I’m all in.  I wouldn’t let Josh Donaldson go if possible, he’s a late bloomer, & a good one!

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/machado-rumours-profound-implications-donaldson-blue-jays/

 

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Chris

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WEEKLY EXERCISE TOTAL  

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7500 crunches, 500 squats, 400 pushups, & 350 leg lifts

Pushups & leg lifts numbers were the ones that suffered on Tuesday.  A normal week should be; 7500 crunches, 500 squats, 350, leg lifts, & 320 pushups.

I over compensated on the pushups this week as I was making up for Tuesday.  Next week I’ll try to do 100 pushups a day & maybe 100 leg lifts a day, eventually the squats might go up, the squats might take a while though?  Every day starts out with 100 squats, 70 leg lifts, 1500 crunches, & 80 pushups.

Not having breakfast before I exercise is how I motivate myself. No juice, coffee or hardboiled egg until my exercises are done, just water.  I’m just lacking a bit of my get up, & go at the moment.

 

It sickens me to hear about a shooting in the USA!  I used to get disgusted & sad about someone’s life ending that way.  Then it was just anger.  Now, I’m just numb, because I know in a week or two there will be another one.  I don’t like that.  It has just become so common in the USA.  I record everything we watch & a few weeks ago I started recording stuff on a west coast feed l to avoid the “Breaking News” interrupting a show every week.  I don’t think of it as “Breaking News” if it happens so often?  Really everybody’s killing or picking on someone else for being different?  WHY?  It makes no sense to me.  I don’t have a cell phone, so you had better shoot me?  Wait I’m also Christian.  Better fill me with bullets!???????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Yes, I got these 2 albums last night on preorder from iTunes.  I started listening to “The Pretty Reckless” & thought “I can’t asleep to this, it’s too good!  I need to sit & give this a good listen”.  All of this half way through the 4th song.

 

Sorry, a few more Alter Bridge album reviews.  I find “Blackbird” to be their least ambitious release, & one of the most over rated album in their short 5 album existence, but that’s just me.  It’s a good album, just not my favourite.

It’s a good album.  Check it out if you like rock or border line metal, make your own opinion about it!

 

Soundgarden shared it, but how dare anyone embed it or share it?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-GDrHRROzU

 

Pentatonix…

Christmas album available on iTunes now!

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/a-pentatonix-christmas/id1166722990

 

Scott Weiland’s urn.  There is probably a lot of heroin mixed with ashes.  No, I’m not joking. I don’t know the number of times he was pronounced dead?

http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-custom-urn-beautifully-represents-legacy/

 

Lamb of God “The Duke” 5 song EP will be released November 18th, vinyl available November 25th

 

My goodness!  Could I borrow like $5,000 with 0% interest from someone for iTunes please?  There’s possibly 6 albums being released before the end of the year?  I’ve already funded iTunes for the year.  I guess I’ll have to live on “blah” Apple Music until we can afford it?

 

Jimmy Kimmel Live!  Dr. Strange skit.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-dr-strange-struggle-as-kids-party-magician-on-kimmel-w446103

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

Holidays are close. Here’s “Home Free” with a Christmas tune. A Capella country music group. I think they won “The Sing Off” the following season after “Pentatonix”? Could be the year before?

http://theboot.com/home-free-do-you-hear-what-i-hear-music-video/

 

I really like this “Finger Eleven” song. It’s a single so they shared it on facebook.

 

10 best Stone Temple Pilots songs. That’s a pretty solid list they could easily make it a top 15 or 20 list!

http://loudwire.com/best-stone-temple-pilots-songs/

 

25 most influential grunge albums. I haven’t read it yet, I’m quite confident Nirvana’s “Nevermind will be number 1.

http://diffuser.fm/25-most-influential-grunge-albums/?fblw

 

Scott Weiland’s last interview

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/scott-weiland-talks-about-his-legacy-david-bowie-in-final-video-interviews-20151205#ixzz3tSJObQHI

 

Thom Yorke of “Radiohead” releases new music.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/12/thom-yorke-debuts-new-music-including-what-may-be-a-radiohead-song-watch/

Not too bad but it sounds nothing like the first 3 albums or the 2nd & 3rd albums which I think are INCREDIBLE!

 

FANTASTIC!!! Eagles of Death Metal set to return to Paris with U2

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/12/eagles-of-death-metal-to-return-to-paris-this-weekend-for-performance-at-u2-concert/

 

For me, Ed Sheeran is just awesome! Here’s a live medley of original & cover tunes…

 

13 rock & metal signature moves!!! Gene Simmons of KISS will be ticked off when he sees this video. He’ll say “I invented all of those moves, they should pay me royalties for all of that!”

http://loudwire.com/13-unforgettable-rock-metal-signature-moves/

 

Drummer of Guns n’ Roses then Velvet Revolver speaks about former band member Scott Weiland. Radio interview inside the link. Scott Weiland will be missed, despite his collection of great music left with us/his fans. He’s close to being a house hold name for my generation! You may not like him but you probably know who he is/was. I will always prefer his material with Stone Temple Pilots. Nobody will come close to what Kurt Cobain did as creating a new genres of music. Scott Weiland was definitely near the top of that genres!

http://loudwire.com/velvet-revolversmatt-sorum-i-made-my-peace-with-scott-weiland/

 

Our weekend was great. Jolene had a surprise birthday party. All cooked up by Corey & Kim. Kim took Jolene out for a late lunch & a pedicure. I stayed with Corey & Hannah. Corey was rushing around to get everything ready, Hannah was napping when we got there. Corey & I helped her make a birthday card for her mommy when she got up. Then people began to show up for the party around 3:00 pm. Kim & Jolene arrived just before 4:00 pm I think? In the end, everybody surprised Jolene. She didn’t have any idea her house would be full of good friends.

 

 

Songs I like, “Weezer” I have one album. This is a group that I should see if there is a greatest hits album or just make my own?

 

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HOLIDAY SEASON & YET MORE SHOOTINGS?

I guess the victims didn’t have their guns with them to “protect” themselves? I guess it could be a terrorist attack? So they say on the news at this point? Not every American loves having a firearm with them & not every Muslim is an extremist/terrorist.

 

Doctors appointment this morning at the cancer clinic. All is well. Told me to take baby Aspirin & it might help to get rid of the minor side effects from the medications I’m on, maybe it’ll help with my dry mouth & I might not drink 2 liters of water a day. She also showed me my CT scan & explained it, all is well she said. There’s some water in my noggin but that’s OK. She also extended my time for the next appointment to June of 2017, instead of 1 appointment a year, it’s now every year & a half! Fewer needles being poked in me!

 

Today’s workout was brought to you by “The Beatles” all albums on shuffle.

 

Scott Weiland (former singer for Stone Temple Pilots & Velvet Revolver, was with Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts at the time he passed) Sad to see someone die but I don’t think his death was a shock? He had been dealing with drugs & alcohol for many years, constantly in & out of rehab. All of this was in the public eye. Velvet Revolver even made a music video involving his issues, while he was a member of the group.

http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-reportedly-found-dead-on-tour-bus/

 

Thursday’s Rock It Out Blog, music at the movies. Star Wars themed!

 

Article with “All That Remains” singer on the mass shootings.

http://loudwire.com/all-that-remains-phil-labonte-mass-shootings-laws-didnt-work-paris-they-wont-stop-stuff-here/

 

Paramore shared it…….

 

I got 28/30! Better than I thought!!! What’s your score?

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/rolling-stones-or-beatles.htm?mkcpgn=i600000066-fbquizshare

 

Kanye West mash up with Queens of the Stone Age

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/12/kanye-west-and-queens-of-the-stone-age-mashup-album-works-surprisingly-well-listen/

 

“Phoenix” & Bill Murray cover lost holiday song by the Beach Boys

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/hear-phoenix-bill-murray-cover-lost-beach-boys-holiday-song-20151204

 

Bruce Springsteen tour dates for 2016

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/12/bruce-springsteen-announces-2016-tour-celebrating-his-1980-opus-the-river/

 

Big Wreck shared this on facebook in remembrance of Scott Weiland.

http://www.drugandalcoholhelpline.ca/

 

It’ in 2017 but it’s a confirmed reunion.

http://www.nme.com/news/guns-n-roses/90142?utm_campaign=nme-daily-4th-dec-04-12-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

His sister seems a wee bit off. Just a HUGE mistake, nobody should have to fo through whether they’re 12 or 82!

http://www.nme.com/news/nicki-minaj/90139?utm_campaign=nme-daily-4th-dec-04-12-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter Sorry, I had to make a reference point.

 

On Stone Temple Pilots’ facebook page

Dear Scott,

Let us start by saying thank you for sharing your life with us.

Together we crafted a legacy of music that has given so many people happiness and great memories.

The memories are many, and they run deep for us.

We know amidst the good and the bad you struggled, time and time again.

It’s what made you who you were.

You were gifted beyond words, Scott.

Part of that gift was part of your curse.

With deep sorrow for you and your family, we are saddened to see you go.

All of our love and respect.

We will miss you brother,

Robert, Eric, Dean”

 

Cool story for the holidays. My mother-in-law was likely crying through part of it.

http://www.dizzyturtle.com/edeka-christmas-commercial/

 

EVERYTHING on facebook is about the passing of Scott Weiland. Stone Temple Pilots became famous as a grunge band I guess releasing the album “Core” in 1992, out of San Diego.

For me, that’s a really good debut album. They released 6 studio albums & a Greatest Hits album with Scott Weiland & a 5 song EP with Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.

Chester is the singer, not the rapper.

 

Friday’s Rock It Out Blog ALWAYS BEWARE OF LANGUAGE!!!

 

Songs I like, “The Watchmen” out of Winnipeg originally.

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

YAY IT’S FRIDAY!!!

I get anxious for the weekend as well. I get to spend more time with Kim, I always look forward to hanging out with her! Especially since she’s been working a bit of overtime the last couple of weeks. It’s dark when she leaves & dark when she comes home. I miss her being around. Brewster’s fun n’ all, but there isn’t a lot of back & forth in our conversations. It usually ends up with one of us rolling over for a belly rub………………….& it’s not always Brewster.

Today’s workout was brought to you by the new “Coheed & Cambria” album “The Color Before The Sun”

“……I want them both now…….”

Oh, Bieber….that’s a perfect world, I doubt that will happen anytime soon?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/justin-bieber-i-want-people-to-be-more-kind-to-young-celebrities-20151105

I Mother Earth just tours & releases a single once in a while.

I’d love a full album & tour, but this is better than nothing! There’s another single on the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

“Judas Priest” talk new album

http://loudwire.com/judas-priest-richie-faulkner-ian-hill-redeemer-of-souls-new-album-plans-more/

I was sure there was to be a full length album by ‘Stone Temple Pilots’ with Chester Bennington of ‘Linkin Park’ on lead vocals. Not just the 5 song EP they did? I guess I was wrong? It’s not on their website, Facebook page, or iTunes, my bad!

“3 Days Grace” didn’t really know they were still a band?

http://loudwire.com/three-days-grace-fallen-angel-lyric-video/

‘Pearl Jam’ illuminates stadium during cover of “Imagine”

http://diffuser.fm/watch-pearl-jam-fans-illuminate-stadium-during-a-cover-of-john-lennons-imagine/?fblw

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I thought “Coldplay” called it quits after the previous album? I must have misread something. I like their first two albums, then they lost me?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/coldplay-announce-new-lp-a-head-full-of-dreams-20151106

“Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens” Japanese trailer reveals more footage

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/watch-new-star-wars-the-force-awakens-footage-in-japanese-trailer-20151106

I have a hard time believing Scott Weiland, as much as Axl Rose. This I likely the only song I like by “Velvet Revolver”. 1980s rock/hair metal I just can’t get on board with? I have this on CD but it’s not on my computron. I listened to it a few times, learned to play & sing this tune. Then never listened to it again. All when it was first released in the summer of 2004 or so.

http://loudwire.com/scott-weiland-slash-ex-wife-stopped-velvet-revolver-reunion-thinks-gnr-will-reunite/

Bob Odenkirk & David Cross talk about “Mr. Show” on Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-bob-odenkirk-david-cross-talk-mr-show-on-kimmel-20151106

“I Mother Earth” single release on iTunes! Friday, November 13th Titled “Blossom”

Top 10 cheesiest one hit wonders of the 2000s AH, a walk through nightmare lane! A bunch of “Oh, snap I vaguely remember that”. Along with a LOT of “What? Who?”.

Pentatonix sing fan tweets

WHAT???? PHIL COLLINS IS REALLY GOOD. If you don’t like him that’s fine. Really a petition signed to “stop him from returning to music”?

http://www.nme.com/news/phil-collins/89541?utm_campaign=nme-fri-6-nov-2015-06-11-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Noel Gallagher gets what he wants or else he just starts rambling off bands or artists he hates in the most public & demeaning way possible. So, no ‘Oasis’ will not be reforming any time soon.

http://www.nme.com/news/oasis/89536?utm_campaign=nme-fri-6-nov-2015-06-11-2015&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Ian Fletcher Thornley doin’ his thing, being AWESOME!! His solo album is now out! Acoustic guitar, banjo & I think I heard some mandolin on there. Great album to chill out too!

https://instagram.com/p/9wSKCcTF5N/

I’ve been watching “Red State” by Kevin Smith. Freaky, bleak movie, you wouldn’t expect that Kevin Smith has anything to do with it. Basically it’s a religious cult that kills what they think are sinners aka homosexuals & they’re OK with that? But how dare the county authorities kill members of the Church? Great movie, very vulgar & violent. Kim has it on her vito list so I can’t watch it hen she’s home. Fair enough I vitoed some of her movies. “Red State” is rated R so beware! I think the trailer is OK? I can’t believe there are still people like this out there!

Paul Stanley (KISS) address’ gay rumour. Why does he have to address his private life?

http://loudwire.com/kiss-paul-stanley-addresses-gay-rumor-discusses-gene-simmons/

But Donald Trump on SNL will be HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE!

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/donald-trump-doesnt-belong-on-the-snl-stage-20151106

Got this link from my brother about the I Mother Earth single. I’m going to wait for it on iTunes, here is their previous single.

http://imotherearth.ca/blossom/index.html

Songs I like, “Tears for Fears” 1 album 8 songs, 2 songs you’ll likely recognize instantly

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Bye,

Chris