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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Whattya Listenin' to Wednesday - 2/25/09

Aloha, from the balmy east coast! As Foghorn Leghorn would say, that's a joke there, son...

Having been in upstate New York a number of times including in the midst their heaviest winter blasts, I can say it's far worse up there and Maine and you Nor'easter folk, not to mention the Great Lakes states...I pity ya'll... I hate winter, man, despite being a hockeyhead. Makes no sense, I know, but there ya go.

So the week has been crummy, the weather annoying, the family is starting to get sick again, the baby first and foremost. Good times...

One slight glimmer of hope this week but I'm going to keep on the low tip for now until I see what plays out from that.

Music-wise, a lot of variance of genres, but I have a neck-and-neck going between the new Isis and Billy Sheehan albums, which are both outstanding, plus Chicago III, my all-time favorite album. I'd have to go with Chicago since I've needed its healing vibes to get through. As I type I'm feeling a bit of arthritis or something in my right finger, so this album is one of many that just gets through it all...

Readig-wise, I'm still moving along with Stephen King's Just After Sunset short story collection. Viewing-wise, I finished Metalocalypse Season 2 (just need to write that sucker up), Dallas Season 9, Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Friday the 13th Part III in 3-D no-less, wah-hoo! That gave me a monster headache but it was fun as hell, no doubt. To think I used to lie when I was younger about seeing that in the theater. It was Jaws 3-D I saw, and it sucked the big one, but in 3-D, what did you care about plot, right?

Chicago - Chicago III
Isis - Wavering Radiant
Billy Sheehan - Holy Cow
U2 - Boy
U2- War
Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
Beatles - Abbey Road
Beatles - Rubber Soul
Joss Stone - The Soul Sessions
Big Joe Turner - Shoutin' the Blues
Wolfmother - s/t
Ephel Duath - Through My Dog's Eyes
The Turtles - 20 Greatest Hits
Herbie Hancock - Headhunters
Barry White - All-Time Greatest Hits
Hank III - Damn Right, Rebel Proud
Kylesa - Static Tensions
Samael - Above


Metal Mark said...

Seven dirty words-Hard boiled and dirty
Boneshaker-Start the race
SOS-Adult Situations
Idols are dead-Mean
Hansel-Mission to rock
Nashville Pussy-From hell to Texas
Megadeth-Killing is my business
Motley Crue-Shout at the devil, Girls, girls, girls and Too fast for love
Twisted Sister-Stay Hungry
Lizzy Borden-Appointment with death

The Mule said...

Lee Morgan—The Sidewinder
Styx—The Grand Illusion
Deus Ex Machina—Imparis
Musk Ox—Musk Ox

cjk_44 said...

1. Sentenced – all
2. Lamb of God – Wrath
3. Omnium Gatherum – Spirits and August Light
4. The Bakerton Group – El Rojo
5. Eagles of Death Metal – Heart On
6. Nevermore – Dreaming Neon Black
7. Emperor – Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
8. U2 – No Line on the Horizon
9. Whiskeytown – Faithless Street

This week’s reading list: sadly, no time for reading this week

Watching: Lost – Season One (still)

I’ve lived in both New England and upstate New York – it’s all relative, but I don’t mind the colder, longer winters up there. I hope the family gets healthy quickly.

DPTH International said...

Wizard (Germany) catalogue including the new "Thor".
White Skull
and a bit of Motley Crue.

Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

I should be having a review of Idols Are Dead within a few days. Great list, Mark, though GGG, well....

Mule, neat variance with Styx thrown in there

cjk, also a GREAT list...I need to round out my Emperor section; they're so damned great...I've yet to hear that new Eagles of DM album as well as U2, though it officially comes out this week, I believe? Thanks for the well-wishes.

I think I saw a White Skull album in one of my piles, Dpth, will have to double-check that

The Klepto said...

16 - Bridges To Burn
The Blues Brothers - The Blues Brothers Soundtrack
Deep Purple - Purpendicular
George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Haircut
Hindu Love Gods - Hindu Love Gods
Iron Man - Submission (EP)
Kamelot - The Black Halo
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd - The Wall (2 Disks)
Rebellion - Miklagard - The History Of The Vikings Vol. 2
Rebellion - Sagas Of Iceland - The History Of The Vikings Vol. I
Reel Big Fish - Turn The Radio Off
UFO - Lights Out
Warren Zevon - Excitable Boy
Xandria - India
Zimmer's Hole - When You Were Shouting At The Devil...We Were In League With Satan

Ray Van Horn, Jr. said...

Woo, and I thought I had the mondo list of diversity! Kudos, Klepto, I salute you.

cjk_44 said...

thanks for the kudos on my list. it wasn't planned - it just happened that way. i hate it when a someone dies young, but at least the Sentenced legacy is established. i should listen to Emperor more often - never a dull moment with Ihsahn and the gang. Eagles of Death Metal have that novelty/serious band thing going for them - not my favorite group by any stretch of the imagination, but Josh Homme is worth listening to anytime. yep, the new U2 comes out 3/3 - it's a risky album but there are some real gems albeit no real singles.