Local musician keeps rocking despite all odds

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena, Mich. — Many different types of artists call the Sunrise Side home. One of those is Rock ‘n’ Roll Musician David Rude.He’s been a musician his whole life, and he’s not letting any roadblocks get in his way. Rude has enjoyed playing guitar and rock ‘n’ roll since he was kid.“I’ve always been into music for as long as I can remember,” said Rude. “At the age of four or five, I would pick up a tennis racket, and the tennis racket was my guitar, and I would strum to it.”The Alpena native has been busy preparing a new horror-punk rock album with the help of local musicians. This will be his third album as a solo artist. He draws influence from old horror films to create his music. It’s a niche musical scene in the punk category of rock.  He’s already released three singles entitled “Lucky Stars,” “Black Lagoon,” and “Bride of the Reanimator.”Rude’s music has been heard all over the world. His sounds have traveled online and to different radio stations, including stations in New York. His wife, Colleen, helps master all of his tracks and is one of his biggest supporters.“Learning it and being able to put it forth and show something that I’ve done is really, really inspiring for me and probably my children,” said Colleen Rude.Many people do not know that David has been living with two autoimmune conditions for 20 years. Rude has been on disability which has given him time to pursue his passion in music. The United States Army Veteran has had to undergo surgeries and infusions due to his health problems, but that hasn’t dampened his spirits.“I’d like to look at life in a more positive way,” said David Rude. “I’d say “yeah, I’m sick, but whatever, that doesn’t define me,” I can rise above that and just make the best of what I’ve got with the cards that I’ve been dealt.”David has just enough fuel to continue to perfect his craft and do what he loves.“I just start writing songs, get up in the morning, pour coffee, start working on a song, and that’s it,” said Rude. “I don’t take my gifts to my grave, and every year, I’ve got to write these songs and put out these CDs, and it’s a beautiful thing.”Rude also plays in a few local bands around town. You can catch him and the North Country Burnouts at the Black Sheep on Saturday night. Catch his new album towards the end of February. For more updates on the musician, visit his Facebook page David Rude.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Black Lagoon, Bride of the Reanimator, David Rude, Dream, Horror Punk Rock, Local musician, Lucky Stars, Music, Musician, New Album, Punk, Rock ‘n’ RollContinue ReadingPrevious Photo of the Day for Thursday, January 31Next Alpena Township property owners meet to express dissatisfaction with new blight ordinancelast_img read more

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Clippers know Milos Teodosic can pass, but they want him hitting shots, too

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(Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)ExpandLOS ANGELES — Milos Teodosic made his third consecutive start in place of injured guard Austin Rivers on Thursday, when the Clippers took a 104-87 victory from the Sacramento Kings at Staples Center. Teodosic is shooting a less-than-stellar 36 percent (9 for 25) after four exhibition games.If he was worried, Clippers coach Doc Rivers wasn’t about to admit it.“I just want him to stay aggressive,” Rivers said. “Milos is not a good shooter. He’s a great shooter, but he’s struggling right now making shots, more from timing and all that. We know he can pass. He’s one of the best passers I may have ever seen. I want him to shoot, just shoot the ball.“His passing will always be there. I want him to get some shooting rhythm.” Miller: Doc Rivers and Clippers are back … no, really, they’re back, honest Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Clippers have a great deal invested in Teodosic, and it goes beyond the two-year, $12.3 million contract they signed him to during the offseason. They applied a full-court press in order to lure the 30-year-old Serb to the NBA (finally!) after so many standout seasons in Russia and Greece.Patrick Beverley, a teammate in Europe, was among the leading recruiters after the Clippers acquired Beverley in the multiplayer Chris Paul trade with the Houston Rockets in the offseason. Beverley knew first-hand how dynamic Teodosic could be with the ball in his hands.YouTube is filled with videos of Teodosic’s behind-the-back and no-look passes.It wasn’t too much to expect Teodosic to be Paul’s replacement as the Clippers’ starting point guard this season, although Beverley and Austin Rivers also were considered leading candidates heading into the opening of training camp earlier this month.Austin Rivers’ strained right glute and slow recovery from a summer bout with mononucleosis could jeopardize his availability for the Clippers’ regular-season opener next Thursday. Beverley (sore right knee) also sat out Thursday, but he’s expected to be sound enough to start the season. Why the Clippers want Blake Griffin to change his game Clippers rookie Sindarius Thornwell making the most of opportunity Doc Rivers said earlier in the preseason that he expected to play all three extensively, plus shooting guard Lou Williams. Doc Rivers said he could mix and match guards as he saw fit, adapting to game situations and the strengths and weaknesses of opponents.Teodosic and Beverley figure to be a natural pairing in the backcourt because of their history.“It’s always nice when you’re playing with a guy you know and you’ve played with before,” Doc Rivers said. “Now, I’m sure it (their chemistry) does manifest itself on the floor. I don’t really notice it because we’re probably doing different things than they did. It’s easier to trust a guy when you already have a relationship with a guy, and I think that helps.”INJURY UPDATEIn addition to Beverley and Austin Rivers, guard Sindarius Thornwell (shoulder) and forwards Sam Dekker (oblique), Danilo Gallinari (foot) and Jamil Wilson (back) sat out Thursday. Doc Rivers said he expected all but Beverley and Thornwell to be back on the practice court next week.“It sounds like we’re going to have a full deck,” Doc Rivers said. “I’ve never really encountered this many (injuries). The problem is now you want to rest some guys who have been playing in preseason games. So, we’ve got to make sure we have enough guys (Friday against the Lakers).“That was the intention when we scheduled the back-to-back games. Some guys would play one game and not the next. So, (Friday) will be interesting to see who we do play. We may call up guys for the first in the history of the game for a preseason game.”KINGS CROWNEDBlake Griffin scored 18 points and Wesley Johnson and Tyrone Wallace added 16 each to lead the injury-depleted Clippers to a double-digit victory over the Kings. Williams scored 14 points and DeAndre Jordan added 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Clippers (2-2).Zach Randolph led the Kings with 14 points.The Clippers led by as much as 18 in the fourth quarter. Blake Griffin says Clippers’ goal is simply to qualify for playoffs last_img read more

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Around 5000 BH Supporters Will Support Dragons in Brazil

first_imgThe most enthusiastic football supporters will have the opportunity for the first time in the history of our country go to the great competition and to support Dragons on the World Cup in Brazil.BH supporters who managed to give a sizable sum of money for travel, accommodation and match in Brazil, will be able to attend the festival of the world’s best teams.A representative of the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Brazil, Adnan Džemidžić, emphasized that three matches in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador will be supported by between 4,000 and 5,000 supporters. (Source: Fena)last_img read more

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