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    I bought a Boss Katana MK II 50 amp as a...

    I bought a Boss Katana MK II 50 amp as a birthday present to myself. It will take a while to master the tone library but I like the sounds I'm getting out of it so far. My tendinitis, as expected,...
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    I think Ace and Peter had the right idea. Rock...

    I think Ace and Peter had the right idea. Rock acts were best served in these situations by just making a mockery of the proceedings. Think of the Beatles' many press conferences or the Stones. I...
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    I saw Coop on the Whiskey and Lace tour. The "new...

    I saw Coop on the Whiskey and Lace tour. The "new material" went over OK but the crowd obviously preferred the early stuff. He did open with "Under My Wheels", which was a smart move.
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    One of Kilmer's better late-period movies is the...

    One of Kilmer's better late-period movies is the 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang with Robert Downey Jr.
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    Indeed, I recall the same thing.

    Indeed, I recall the same thing.
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    I now have even more respect for Ace after that.

    I now have even more respect for Ace after that.
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    We started watching Only Murders in the Building...

    We started watching Only Murders in the Building (Hulu). Utterly delightful.
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    Interesting article about Lindsey from the...

    Interesting article about Lindsey from the NYTimes

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/arts/music/lindsey-buckingham.html
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    Fry was also impressive as Mycroft Holmes in the...

    Fry was also impressive as Mycroft Holmes in the Guy Ritchie films
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    :rofl:rofl:rofl

    :rofl:rofl:rofl
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    It DEFINITELY wasn't David Longdon.

    It DEFINITELY wasn't David Longdon.
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    I am streaming this album for the first time -...

    I am streaming this album for the first time - great music but some of the guest vocals are a bit jarring, particularly the vocally-challenged gentleman on track two.
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    I cut my teeth on Asimov, Heinlein, Tolkien, and...

    I cut my teeth on Asimov, Heinlein, Tolkien, and Howard so I've vacillated between the two all of my life. Of late, I have been more inclined to immerse myself in the doorstop fantasy but I do take a...
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    I think that's the plan, provided they pull in...

    I think that's the plan, provided they pull in the ratings. I suspect the slow pace of the books will be cranked up.
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    New trailer for the Wheel of Time series on...

    New trailer for the Wheel of Time series on Amazon - I figure this would be relevant for this thread


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F75UGq2Uqhs
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    A stellar list of the best SF and fantasy of the...

    A stellar list of the best SF and fantasy of the last decade from NPR

    https://www.npr.org/2021/08/18/1027159166/best-books-science-fiction-fantasy-past-decade
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    Post 'em in here for maximum exposure ...

    Post 'em in here for maximum exposure

    https://www.progressiveears.org/forum/showthread.php/350-The-Everything-Metal-Thread
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    I think Keith wanted a friend on the other guitar...

    I think Keith wanted a friend on the other guitar and not just another lead player to overwhelm him with solos. Ronnie guaranteed the return of "guitar weaving" with the entwined leads that they had...
  19. Hurricane Ida - is everyone OK - please check in

    From Louisiana all the way up to NYC and beyond, the damage and carnage continues. How is everyone affected doing?
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    I actually enjoyed Grimm (though it had its...

    I actually enjoyed Grimm (though it had its problems) but man, I was almost tempted to leave the theater during Van Helsing. WAAAAAAAAY over the top without a lick of wit or style.
  21. Thread: Ed Asner RIP

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    A great actor and by many accounts, a great and...

    A great actor and by many accounts, a great and decent man. RIP
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    Randy was a rarity. Ozzy has never played with...

    Randy was a rarity. Ozzy has never played with anyone like that since.
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    Playing Undercover this AM - I see AllMusic...

    Playing Undercover this AM - I see AllMusic speculates that all the violent imagery may have been a result of the escalating feud between Jagger and Richards. That said, the title track slams.
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    I'm getting the feeling that the people doing the...

    I'm getting the feeling that the people doing the programming don't know a lot about the music they're selecting.
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    I wonder what the percentage for Rush shows was?...

    I wonder what the percentage for Rush shows was? 90/10. Roger Daltrey said that he was certain that there were Who shows in the America in the 70s where he thought there wasn't a single female in the...
  26. Do we have a track listing yet?

    Do we have a track listing yet?
  27. The spaceship was starting to break free of the...

    The spaceship was starting to break free of the atmosphere at this point but Eldorado is the point where they achieved orbit and wouldn't crash for years. Lynne is finding his groove. I haven't...
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    I have it on right now. Way too hits, not enough...

    I have it on right now. Way too hits, not enough rarities. I expected something like what the other specialty (Pearl Jam, Bruce, Tom Petty) stations do with a mix of live/rarities/hits. If they...
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    Did you get them lined up like this? 15382

    Did you get them lined up like this? 15382
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    Yeah, if you watch it might get loud he's got the...

    Yeah, if you watch it might get loud he's got the pedalboard plus a big cabinet with some sort of computerized control system that his tech uses backstage. If I recall, Alex Lifeson has something...
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    Now playing: From the Vault: Live in Leeds 1982....

    Now playing: From the Vault: Live in Leeds 1982. Rhythm section locked in tight and the guitars are really weaving well - the drugs must have been working. The best lead work the Stones would get...
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    In the end, everyone has bills to pay. My wife...

    In the end, everyone has bills to pay. My wife had a N'SYNC live DVD. At the end of the video, as the credits are rolling and the boys have left the stage, the band is still playing. They swung into...
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    I'd rather see Mick Taylor come back - god knows...

    I'd rather see Mick Taylor come back - god knows Keith needs someone else to play his leads.
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    I suppose the tour will go on (unless the venues...

    I suppose the tour will go on (unless the venues start cancelling due to COVID) because there's too much $$$ at stake. But please, after this no more. Release the tracks they were working on and call...
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    Keith had said once before that the three had to...

    Keith had said once before that the three had to be alive to mount a Stones tour. We'll see now if they go ahead with the tour this fall. Others are already cancelling dates due to the damn COVID.
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    RIP to such a sweet, supple groove. I'll be...

    RIP to such a sweet, supple groove. I'll be playing Stones for the rest of the week now.
  37. Thread: Blues, anyone?

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    I DVRed this during the Olympics and watched it...

    I DVRed this during the Olympics and watched it last night. Riveting stuff for blues fans.

    https://www.pbs.org/video/buddy-guy-the-blues-chase-the-blues-away-j1nbxd/
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    This is badass Cash ...

    This is badass Cash


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJlN9jdQFSc
  39. The state we live in is spiking again for COVID...

    The state we live in is spiking again for COVID so we're locking down. Time for more Swedish death cleaning - especially in our cluttered basement. My brother's family doesn't need to end up cleaning...
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    I wish I could play D&D just once but it's pretty...

    I wish I could play D&D just once but it's pretty much a nerd-free zone around here in Redneckistan.
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    I always loved their "comeback" single, penned of...

    I always loved their "comeback" single, penned of course by Sir Paul


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Fq2jQLpZGA
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    That was the story in its entirety, from the...

    That was the story in its entirety, from the forum I read it in. But he did follow up sometime later that he now gets compliments on his driving and he says "I had a really great teacher".
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    My wife wants to see it but there's no way I'm...

    My wife wants to see it but there's no way I'm signing up for it. I endured a few episodes from the last season and the writing had not improved since I abandoned the show.
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    Don and Phil's harmonies were part of the...

    Don and Phil's harmonies were part of the building blocks of rock n' roll. RIP to a true pioneer.
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    Great Musicians in Cheesy Bands

    So, I was watching the Central Park concert last night and Journey came on. Neal Schon was tearing it up on guitar but I really did not need to ever hear "Any Way You Want It" ever again in my...
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    On a different forum, someone once posted what is...

    On a different forum, someone once posted what is the best Paul Newman story I ever heard. I am copying this directly from that forum. Forgive me for the time this one takes to read.

    A couple of...
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    I must confess that I found the Swedish women's...

    I must confess that I found the Swedish women's soccer team to be fascinating.

    The Olympics should be reformed in about five thousand ways but it will never happen until TV revenue sinks. The IOC...
  48. Agreed, there are some people who will not...

    Agreed, there are some people who will not vaccinate no matter what. You remove one barrier and they'll just move to another. And some of them will definitely die because of it. There are people...
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    I remember in the Pan American Games, which used...

    I remember in the Pan American Games, which used to be the warmup for the Olympics, the Dream Team was playing a team from South America. Jordan stole the ball and raced down the court for his...
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    I like how the second and third Bourne movie mesh...

    I like how the second and third Bourne movie mesh together if watched back to back.
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    We just got to the wedding in season one of...

    We just got to the wedding in season one of Succession. My wife still thinks Kendall is sympathetic but I don't any more. Shiv is the closest thing to a decent person but she carrying an affair right...
  52. Thread: Rush 40th's

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    Ged and Alex have a new Rush-inspired ale...

    Ged and Alex have a new Rush-inspired ale (available only in Canukistan). I think I'm gonna get the t-shirt.

    https://www.rushbackstage.com/product/6XCTRU088/rush-golden-ale-tee
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    We have been bingeing through season 1 of...

    We have been bingeing through season 1 of Succession. It's about this ultra-rich family of uber-pricks who are trying to fuck each other over for family media empire. I don't know if there's anyone...
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    Not out here in rural America. Even then, the...

    Not out here in rural America. Even then, the parts are no longer available.
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    Years ago I got a new Dual turntable and it...

    Years ago I got a new Dual turntable and it worked like a dream...until about four years ago. By then the company had gone tits up but I found a guy that could work on it and got another couple...
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    I want nude square dancing but that's just the...

    I want nude square dancing but that's just the way I roll
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    Sounds like DeGarmo could have written it and...

    Sounds like DeGarmo could have written it and that's high praise.
  58. I put steel drums in the same category as vibes -...

    I put steel drums in the same category as vibes - I tend to avoid them at all costs.
  59. My deepest sympathies on your loss and support...

    My deepest sympathies on your loss and support for all the rigmarole to come finalizing everything. It never seems to end until it finally does.
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    We watched the finale of White Lotus. The lesson...

    We watched the finale of White Lotus. The lesson learned seems to be never leave your suitcase unattended.
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