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    OK...my perspective Friday BRUTEUS: A good...

    OK...my perspective

    Friday

    BRUTEUS: A good start to the weekend. Heavy but interesting. I like how everyone was given an opportunity to shine. A little straight ahead but still interesting...
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    Detroit in a couple of weeks. Very excited.

    Detroit in a couple of weeks. Very excited.
  3. As to the look being so important, I know some...

    As to the look being so important, I know some guys in the 80s who looked like they were going to get their big break opening for a Simple Minds tour, but they broke up, partially because they didn't...
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    That's enough for me to make the trip.

    That's enough for me to make the trip.
  5. I was at the Toronto show...highly recommended. ...

    I was at the Toronto show...highly recommended. As mentioned earlier, Set Controls was life changing, but If/Atom Heart Mother was gorgeous.
  6. Really wish it was a different weekend. It is...

    Really wish it was a different weekend. It is also a canadian long weekend and one of only 4 times a year we get to travel across the province to see the grandsons. If the festival is still around...
  7. A few years ago I would have said my youngest...

    A few years ago I would have said my youngest daughter would have taken our folk And my wife's pop CDs, and my oldest daughter would have taken the rest, but My youngest married a guy who only...
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    When my circle of friends, who were metal heads,...

    When my circle of friends, who were metal heads, graduated high school in the mid-70s, i started at associate with a group of audiophiles who all had a different favourite prog band.

    In the 80s I...
  9. Looking at a lots of the artists already in,...

    Looking at a lots of the artists already in, doesn't it show that anyone qualifies?
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    Don't know if I'll do Detroit or Toronto, but i...

    Don't know if I'll do Detroit or Toronto, but i will do one for sure.
  11. Tickets in Toronto. Why? Because I can....

    Tickets in Toronto. Why?

    Because I can.
    Where are you going to hear a whole night of the early Floyd?
  12. I also just got back from the Toronto show: I...

    I also just got back from the Toronto show:

    I thought Bent Knee was a mismatched band for the show, but they rocked harder and louder than other times I've seen them. I mean they RAWKED hard. ...
  13. Halloween in Toronto...what could be more...

    Halloween in Toronto...what could be more appropriate!
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    Remember him at the Chicago Blues Festival circa...

    Remember him at the Chicago Blues Festival circa 1993. Amazing. Sad to see another gone.
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    I love Safe As Milk, Shiny Beast, Doc At The...

    I love Safe As Milk, Shiny Beast, Doc At The Radar Station, but Trout Mask Replica is still is too fucked up for me.
  16. I admit I really like Works Vol. 2. The one...

    I admit I really like Works Vol. 2.

    The one recording that I see get slagged quite often that I absolutely love is Scarsick by Pain of Salvation.
  17. Wish I could attend, but it is Canadian...

    Wish I could attend, but it is Canadian Thankgiving so I put my trip to see the grandsons over the music. Have fun.
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    Put me in the camp of HATING it when people gab...

    Put me in the camp of HATING it when people gab through bands. If you want to talk with music in the background, move to the background.

    Now I didn't have the issue this year, but there were...
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    A fun weekend. Great to see some old friends...

    A fun weekend. Great to see some old friends again.

    Karmic Juggernaut was my big find of the weekend as they blew me completely off this planet with their Mars Volta frenzy. I loved Soften The...
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    Saison......fucking autocorrect

    Saison......fucking autocorrect
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    I have a bottle of a Brett barrel aged raison...

    I have a bottle of a Brett barrel aged raison from my favourite brewery in Ontario.
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    Heading out Thursday morning for the 13+ hour...

    Heading out Thursday morning for the 13+ hour drive. Cooler of some craft beer ready to go.
  23. Funny, but I was considering bringing my Weber...

    Funny, but I was considering bringing my Weber Smokey Mountain upright to the festival this year, but I though it might be arrogant and suicide for a Canadian to try to smoke meat in North Carolina.
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    Sure Geez. Friends don't let friends drink...

    Sure Geez. Friends don't let friends drink Miller Lite.

    I'll show up with some homebrew strawberry wheat beer, New England IPAs, and I'll bring some sours from one of the best microbreweries in...
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    How does someone gain membership to the prog beer...

    How does someone gain membership to the prog beer snobs group?
  26. Got my tickets for the Halloween show in Toronto....

    Got my tickets for the Halloween show in Toronto. What coukd possibly go wrong? :D
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    Aerosmith/Foghat/Ted Nugent Jethro Tull/Robin...

    Aerosmith/Foghat/Ted Nugent

    Jethro Tull/Robin Trower/Rick Derringer
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    Will be there for the second time simply because...

    Will be there for the second time simply because last year was so much fun.

    But just so people understand the difference, when I say I'm bringing my upright smoker with me this year, that means...
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    Oh man!!!! I saw him twice a couple of years ago....

    Oh man!!!! I saw him twice a couple of years ago. He put on an amazing show. He really brought it. :(
  30. When I listened to a couple of their songs, I...

    When I listened to a couple of their songs, I immediately thought, "the Geez is going to be a popular guy during their set." Seriously....That's what I thought. :D
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    11 hour drive was manageable. 20 hours means two...

    11 hour drive was manageable. 20 hours means two extra days and rooms. Flying would be more expensive from Canada.

    Looks like Rosfest is either an every other year event, or only based upon the...
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    Since the announcement, I can't stop watching...

    Since the announcement, I can't stop watching YouTube videos of them. Wow.
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    Absolutely, Geez.

    Absolutely, Geez.
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    Lou from Boston.

    Lou from Boston.
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    Just another reason to attend Prog day again for...

    Just another reason to attend Prog day again for me, Steve. The great music, the fantastic venue and vibe, great people, and plethora of microbreweries wasn't enough, but seeing you again puts it...
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    You think I would learn, Steve, after the number...

    You think I would learn, Steve, after the number of times got into double digits, that no matter how much fun it is, the punishment is greater. But I'm the Black Knight and am invincible.
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    I didn't see Magog and would be upset if he was...

    I didn't see Magog and would be upset if he was there and I missed him.
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    OK... my review: First, attendance was down,...

    OK... my review:

    First, attendance was down, but it was sad the number of regulars missing. I missed many as socializing is a big part of the festival for me.

    D 97: My 4th time seeing them...
  39. The definition of autobuy.

    The definition of autobuy.
  40. Pain of Salvation

    Pain of Salvation
  41. XTC opening for John Cale Max Webster opening...

    XTC opening for John Cale

    Max Webster opening for Rush

    Blue Oyster Cult opening for The Headstones ( Canadian alternative band)

    Rik Emmitt opening for Tom Cochrane
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    When Lott was mentioned the first thing I thought...

    When Lott was mentioned the first thing I thought of is Jack Tatum.

    It is too bad you can't measure intent. You see quarterbacks ducking during a sack and if the tackler's arm hits the helmet it...
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    La Rossa is my favourite pH has ever done. It's...

    La Rossa is my favourite pH has ever done. It's perfect.
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    If Facebook is mining my data, I'm sure what they...

    If Facebook is mining my data, I'm sure what they find scares the Fuck out of them and believevitvis fake...and a litbofbitbis.
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    As a pH fan I. I've this recording. It is...

    As a pH fan I. I've this recording. It is Hammill revealing himself as directly as possible. Although completely different in many ways, to me it mirrors the uninhibited raw emotion similar to Neil...
  46. Not a grandmother story, but I was in a high...

    Not a grandmother story, but I was in a high school covering for a principal who was sick and I saw a student wearing a Dream Theater shirt. I ask if he has see them in concert and he hadn't. I...
  47. I was not a fan of music that was beyond angular....

    I was not a fan of music that was beyond angular. I tried. Just didn't get it. Then Bent Knee played at Rosfest. I told one friend, "I'll give them a chance.

    About 30 minutes into their set,...
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    Back in the day if a Canadian boy wanted to see a...

    Back in the day if a Canadian boy wanted to see a show in Detroit you had to cross the border to a Ticketmaster. Myself and 2 friends were over to pick up tickets to various shows and the guy behind...
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    Giants have lost a center and a guard. Manning...

    Giants have lost a center and a guard. Manning was already under great pressure last year. I'm not saying I agree with it, but the guard from ND is supposed to be foolproof.
  50. In my story, people did use his idea. My dad...

    In my story, people did use his idea.

    My dad passed about 10 years ago. I found manila envelopes filled with the flaps from envelopes cut in half. I found this strange until I found some of my...
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    The world is significantly less intelligent now. ...

    The world is significantly less intelligent now. The brightest light always leaves the darkest shadow.
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    With Keenum apparently going to sign with the...

    With Keenum apparently going to sign with the Broncos, I guess the Vikings are all-in on Cousins.
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    Moe, you undercut your own argument when you try...

    Moe, you undercut your own argument when you try to point out little difference between 3 and 33rd RB I the draft, and then point out that the leading rusher this year was a 3rd round pick. How...
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    I'd still take Barkley at 1 and a QB at 4. ...

    I'd still take Barkley at 1 and a QB at 4. Unless you think one of the QBs is the next coming of (fill in the blank based upon which prospect you think is the best), then you are just as likely to...
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    If I was Cleveland, I'd draft Barkley first and...

    If I was Cleveland, I'd draft Barkley first and take the top QB left on our board at 4. Worst case scenario is someone (Buffalo) trades up from Indi and you are left with the 3rd Q on your board.
    ...
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    Scott...so you would take any of the rookies over...

    Scott...so you would take any of the rookies over Cousins? According to the stats he isn't overrated.
  57. Back in the 70s, I had a friend gave about Rickie...

    Back in the 70s, I had a friend gave about Rickie Lee Jones. I laughed because all I knew was her single Chuck He's In Love and I conside4ed it poppy. He put on an album. Boy was I wrong. Talk...
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    Arnold is going to be a bust. Rosen will be a...

    Arnold is going to be a bust. Rosen will be a bust. Mayfield has a chance to be a cross between Russel Wilson and Brett Favre. Allen is the intriguing pick. He needs at least a year to experience...
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    Not a big Jewel fan, but saw folk singer Steve...

    Not a big Jewel fan, but saw folk singer Steve Poltz a month ago. He co-wrote her biggest songs with her and gave he a start.
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