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Carcass (band)

Carcass are an English extreme metal band from Liverpool, formed in 1985. The band have gone through several line-up changes, leaving guitarist Bill Steer and bassist and vocalist Jeff Walker as the only constant members, they broke up in 1996, but reformed in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to health reasons. To date, the band have released six studio albums, two compilation albums, four EPs, two demo albums, one video album, six music videos. Carcass are regarded as pioneers of the goregrind genre, their early work was tagged as "splatter death metal", "hardgore" on account of their morbid lyrics and gruesome album covers. They became one of the pioneers of melodic death metal with their 1993 album Heartwork; the band's lyrics focus on animal rights issues. Walker and Steer are both vegetarians. Steer used to be vegan and Walker was a hunt saboteur. Carcass was first formed as a school band by Ken Owen that soon after disbanded. Steer joined the D-beat band Disattack with drummer Middie, Paul on bass and Pek on vocals.

After releasing a four track demo entitled A Bomb Drops... in 1986, the bass player left the band and was replaced by Jeff Walker guitarist and vocalist of the Electro Hippies. Vocalist Andrew Pek changed his name to Sanjiv after a visit to India. At about the same time, Bill Steer joined Napalm Death and recorded the second side of what became Napalm Death's first album, Scum. Walker designed the cover art for Scum. Disattack changed its name to Carcass as the group changed musical direction; this saw Ken Owen join the band. In April 1987, they recorded the Flesh Ripping Sonic Torment demo, the only Carcass recording featuring vocalist Sanjiv, who left shortly after. Walker and Owen shared vocal duties for the debut album, done in only four days. Despite the primitive production values of Carcass's debut Reek of Putrefaction, with which the band was displeased, it became a favourite of Radio 1 DJ John Peel. Due to his interest, they were asked to participate in their first Peel Session in 1989, where they debuted new material for their second album.

The Peel Session was released as an EP with the band members adopting pseudonyms: K. Grumegargler, J. Offalmangler, W. G. Thorax Embalmer; that year and Walker appeared as members of Lister's fictional band Smeg and the Heads in an episode of Red Dwarf. Symphonies of Sickness, the second album, which contained a much improved production quality, featured more death metal structures and longer songs with more slow passages; the second half of the tour in support of Symphonies of Sickness saw the addition of second lead guitarist Michael Amott, whose previous work included Carnage. Amott was to become a permanent member, playing on the second Peel Session and contributing material towards their third album. Necroticism – Descanting the Insalubrious showed more intricate composition, further improved production and guitar solos. Despite the addition of Amott to the ranks, Steer still handled all rhythm guitar duties, with Amott only contributing leads and one riff. Carcass again supported the album with heavy touring, were part of the Earache'Gods of Grind' tour with Cathedral and Confessor in both Europe and the United States.

The Tools of the Trade EP was released in 1992 to coincide with the "Gods of Grind" tour. The band's fourth album, was released in late 1993, it was considered a radical change by many fans, which eliminated Steer's deeper vocals and the clinically gory lyrics. Again, Steer handled all rhythm guitar duties. Song structures, whilst still containing musically complex parts, were simpler, in some cases using the verse/chorus/verse formula. After the release of Heartwork, Carcass signed a worldwide deal with Columbia Records, who hoped for commercial success suggesting that Jeff Walker learn how to sing. Michael Amott left the band right after Heartwork was recorded, was for a while replaced by Mike Hickey, replaced by Carlo Regadas. During the summer of 1994, Walker remixed the track "Inside Out" for a Die Krupps remix album, although the version stayed true to the original with the exception of Owen's drum samples from Heartwork replacing the Die Krupps original, additional mixing from Walker and Colin Richardson at Parr Street studios.

Carcass now set about writing songs for their major label debut. During the December 1994 UK tour Carcass showcased two songs from their current writing sessions – "Edge of Darkness" and "Firmhand", both showing a more straight forward song writing approach than on previous efforts. Around this time, "Edge of Darkness" was recorded for the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show sessions – a session which could be found on compilation albums. By late 1994, 17 songs were ready, the band set about using their $200,000 advance to record the album, again with Colin Richardson, at Rockfield studios in Monmouth, South Wales in early 1995. During the 6-week recording schedule, the record label began to withdraw support, stating that Carcass were not ready to record, needed to write more songs; this advice was ignored, as was the suggestion to have Terry Date remix the album, the band continued. At the time, Jeff Walker stated in an interview with the UK's Metal Hammer Magazine that the album was taking more of a classic rock approach, with drums and twin guitars à la Thin Lizzy, in comparison to earlier "multi-layered guitar" productions.

This has since been put down to Bill Steer's unwillingness to perform the time

2018 UCI Road World Championships – Men's time trial

The Men's time trial of the 2018 UCI Road World Championships was a cycling event that took place on 26 September 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 25th edition of the championship, for which Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands was the defending champion, having won in 2017. 61 riders from 40 nations entered the competition. Rohan Dennis became the second Australian male to win the world time trial title – after Michael Rogers, who won three consecutive titles between 2003 and 2005 – finishing a minute and a half clear of any other rider; the silver medal was more contested, with only 0.53 seconds covering the remaining medal-winners. The race consisted of a route 52.1 kilometres in length, starting from Rattenberg and ending in Innsbruck. The route was rolling, except for a climb of 5 kilometres between Fritzens and Gnadenwald, with an average 7.1% gradient and maximum of 14% in places. All National Federations were allowed to enter four riders for the race, with a maximum of two riders to start.

In addition to this number, the outgoing World Champion and the current continental champions were able to take part. 61 cyclists from 40 nations were scheduled to take part in the men's time trial. However, five riders – Eritrea's Mekseb Debesay and Daniel Teklehaimanot, Pakistan's Arsalan Anjum Muhammad and Najeeb Ullah and Eugert Zhupa from Albania – did not start, therefore reducing the event to 56 competitors from 37 nations; the number of cyclists per nation is shown in parentheses. All 56 race starters completed the 52.1-kilometre -long course

14 Iced Bears

14 Iced Bears were a British indie pop band associated with the C86 music scene. Formed in Brighton in 1985, by Robert Sekula and Nick Emery the band featured a shifting line-up of musicians across their seven-year existence, centred on songwriter and vocalist Rob Sekula and guitarist/songwriter Kevin Canham, their jangly indie pop was characterised by a fuzzy protopunk-influenced guitar sound, saw them receive modest critical acclaim in Britain's music press as well as prompting disc jockey John Peel to recruit them to record a couple of sessions for his programme on BBC radio. The group released a handful of singles, including "Come Get Me" on the influential Sarah label, two full-length albums: the eponymous 14 Iced Bears, Wonder, they reformed in 2010 and toured the US east coast, the US west coast in 2011, as well as some concerts in London, including a John Peel night with Vic Godard, Viv Albertine and the TV Personalities. Robert Sekula announced from the stage of Indietracks Festival 2012 on 7 July that their set had been their first at an outdoor festival.

In July 2013, they released a 2-CD retrospective of their total output Hold On Inside on Cherry Red Records. The month their track "Balloon Song" was included in the comprehensive 1980s indie compilation CD Scared to Get Happy, which featured bands such as The Stone Roses, Primal Scream and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Robert Sekula released a solo single "Not Santa Claus" in December 2019 on In 2003, 14 Iced Bears were mentioned in the song "Twee" by Tullycraft, "The Balloon Song" was recorded by The Aislers Set for their 2001 album, The Last Match. 14 Iced Bears Precision – a compilation of singles Wonder Let the Breeze Open Our Hearts — compilation of singles and first album In the Beginning – a compilation of released material and live recordings Hold On Inside — compilation spanning all the band's releases 14 Iced Bears "Inside" / "Bluesuit" / "Cut" "Balloon Song" / "Like a Dolphin" "Balloon Song "Lie To Choose" "Come Get Me" "World I Love" "Mother Sleep" "Falling Backwards"/"World I Love" "Hold On" "Inside" / "Balloon Song" Solo Robert Sekula "Not Santa Claus" CD86 Scared to Get Happy 14 Iced Bears on Bandcamp 14 Iced Bears at the BBC 14 Iced Bears on TweeNet

National Register of Historic Places listings in Hanson County, South Dakota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Hanson County, South Dakota. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties on the National Register of Historic Places in Hanson County, South Dakota, United States; the locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map. There are 6 properties listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark. Another property has since been removed; this National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted February 28, 2020. List of National Historic Landmarks in South Dakota National Register of Historic Places listings in South Dakota

Nicolas Lebel

Colonel Nicolas Lebel, after whom the French military's Lebel rifle was named. Nicolas Lebel was born in Saint-Mihiel near Verdun. Interested by the prospects of a military career he enrolled in the Saint-Cyr Military Academy in 1855. In 1857, he joined the 58th Infantry Regiment as a second lieutenant. During the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 -- 1871, he was a company commander. In September 1870, he became a prisoner-of-war. Released from captivity after the Treaty of Frankfurt, he found a command in Tours, during the years of intense reorganization of the French Army which followed the 1871 defeat, he was appointed major in 1876, dedicated himself to the improvement of infantry weaponry. His competence was soon recognized and in 1883, the Minister for War, General Thibaudin, entrusted him to direct the army's École Normale de Tir; the E. N. T. was the army's training center dedicated to improve shooting performance and recommend small arms improvements. In March 1884 he was made a member of the Commission des Armes à Répétition or Commission for repeating firearms.

This commission was presided at the time by General Baptiste Tramond and included Colonel Basile Gras, Colonel Bonnet, Lt-Colonel Lebel, Castan, de Tristan, Captain Desaleux and last but not least Paul Vieille, the inventor of smokeless powder. It is this commission which formulated and supervised the execution of the fusil mle 1886 infantry rifle prototype; this project was carried out within more than one year, between January 1886 and the date of formal adoption: April 1887. Lt-Colonel Lebel's direct contribution was the full-metal-jacket bullet or balle Lebel, formulated and extensively tested at the École Normale de Tir under his direction, he had been inspired by the promising results obtained somewhat earlier by Major Eduard Rubin of the Swiss Army who had invented the first copper-jacketed rifle bullets in 1882. Without the jacketed "Balle Lebel" the new Mle 1886 rifle's performance with Paul Vieille's smokeless powder, which imparted much higher velocities than black powder, would have been impossible to achieve.

The new Fusil Mle 1886 was soon and informally designated as Fusil Lebel "against the protestations of the Commission, including Colonel Lebel himself" as quoted verbatim from Challeat's classic Histoire Technique de l'Artillerie de Terre en France pendant un siècle, published in 1935. The historical record shows that the Lebel rifle was the result of teamwork carried out against time and under great pressure exerted from above by War Minister General Boulanger; the original bullet or "Balle M" designed under Colonel Lebel's direction was flat nosed in order to pose no risk of accidental ignition in the Lebel's tube magazine. The "Balle M" bullet has a full metal jacket made of a lead core, its weight is 232 grains. Its muzzle velocity is 2,000 ft/s, its maximum range is 3,500 yards. It was propelled by 46 grains of the new smokeless "poudre B", its ballistic properties were superior to anything else in existence at the time. Lebel was promoted to the rank of full colonel in 1887 but, because of cardiac problems, he took early retirement in 1890 and died on May 6, 1891 at the age of 53.

He was decorated with the rank of Commander of the Order of the Legion of Honor. Claude Lombard, 1987, La Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Châtellerault, 398 pages, Brissaud, 162 Grand'rue, France. ISBN 2-902170-55-6. French Wikipedia

Charlie Tygard

Charles "Charlie" Tygard was a member of the Metropolitan Council of Nashville and Davidson County, representing the 35th district. According to the unofficial results for the September 11 general election, he has won a Metro Council at-large seat. Charlie Tygard was first elected to the Metro Council in 1989 and served until 1995, he was re-elected in 2002. In 2006 and 2007, he was the Chair of the Tourism Committee, he worked on the Finance Committee. He finished among the top nine candidates for at-large seats on the Metro Council in the August 2, 2007 election, won a seat on September 11 according to the unofficial election results. Charlie Tygard runs the Accurate Bookkeeping Service, he was the Executive Director of Youth Incorporated. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Economics. Charlie Tygard held a meeting on January 25, 2003 at Bellevue Middle School to discuss the construction of a new library in Bellevue, he wrote a substitute bill for an ethics bill, which did not require self-employed council members to disclose names of individual clients.

The substitute bill, like one rewrite of the original bill, prohibited members from receiving food and travel expenses worth more than $100 annually from one source. He co-sponsored legislation that would have relaxed restrictions on new car washes. Charlie Tygard proposed an ordinance to the Metro Nashville Council that would attempt to bypass a newly approved state law that would allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms into restaurants that serve alcohol. Charlie Tygard voted against canceling zoning in Percy Priest Lake, against Sylvan Park historic zoning, for Lower Broadway historic zoning, for a Westin Hotel on Lower Broadway, for rezoning Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. On the third reading, he voted for the proposal for a new ballpark for the Nashville Sounds, which included provisions for hotels, condos and other businesses on the land adjacent to the stadium. Charlie Tygard voted against raising pay rates for city council members from $6,900 to $15,000, the vice mayoral salary from $8,900 to $17,000, the mayoral salary from $75,000 to $136,500