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Joey Jordison

Nathan Jonas "Joey" Jordison, is an American musician, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the former drummer and co-songwriter for the American heavy metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist in the American horror punk band Murderdolls. Jordison played in Slipknot since their formation in 1995 until his departure from the band in December 2013, he was the drummer and founder of the American heavy metal band Scar the Martyr, which formed in 2013 and disbanded in 2016. He grew up in Waukee, Iowa with his parents and two sisters, was given his first drum kit at the age of 8, he performed in several bands until joining in the summer of 1995 with the group The Pale Ones, which would change their name to Slipknot. Of Slipknot's nine-member lineup, which lasted from 1999–2010, Joey was the third to join the band. With Slipknot, Jordison performed on four studio albums, produced the live album 9.0: Live. Outside his major projects, Jordison has performed with other heavy metal groups such as Rob Zombie, Korn, Ministry and Satyricon.

Jordison is known for his session work, which includes performances on many albums for many different artists. Jordison uses several drum brands including ddrum, he plays with the band Sinsaenum. Jordison was born in Iowa on April 26, 1975, to Steve and Jackie Jordison, he has two younger sisters. He grew up in a rural area outside of Waukee where he used to play basketball on the street in front of his house, he embraced music at an early age, which he attributes to his parents' influence: "They always sat me down in front of the radio, rather than the TV." He played guitar until receiving his first drum kit as a gift from his parents at age eight, started his first band while in elementary school. Jordison's parents divorced; the children stayed with their mother. His mother remarried and set up a funeral parlor where Jordison would help. Jordison has stated. During this time, he formed the band Modifidious, he described them as "total speed-metal thrash". The band helped Jordison break new ground, playing live as support to local bands including Atomic Opera, featuring Jim Root, Heads on the Wall, featuring Shawn Crahan.

He played at a bowling center his family owned, on a night called "Rock and Roll Bowl". After a multitude of lineup changes – including Craig Jones and Josh Brainard, who would reappear in Slipknot – the band released two demos in 1993: Visceral and Mud Fuchia. Jordison cites Keith Moon, John Bonham, Peter Criss, Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich as his main influences, said, "I grew up listening to Mötley Crüe's Too Fast for Love and Shout at the Devil."After leaving school, Jordison was hired by a local music store called Musicland. In March 1994, after a recommendation from his new friend, he got a job at a Sinclair garage in Urbandale. Jordison worked the night shift, which he preferred, as it left his weekends free and allowed him to spend time with his friends and listen to music while working. In early 1995, Modifidious disbanded because of a shift in interest from thrash metal to death metal in America. Following this Jordison joined a local band called The Rejects as a guitarist, with whom he only played a couple of shows.

Jordison was involved in a band with Paul Gray and vocalist Don Decker, named Anal Blast. Gray attempted to recruit him for another band, Body Pit, but he declined the invitation to remain in The Rejects. During the forming period of Slipknot, Paul recruited Joey to join a punk band called the Have Nots in the Spring of 1996. Joey would leave the Have Nots in February 1997 to "focus on Slipknot" but instead reformed the Rejects, which would play Des Moines up until Slipknot left to record Slipknot's self-titled album, which Paul played in after the Have Nots broke up. On June 13, 2016, Jordison revealed that he suffers from transverse myelitis, a neurological disease that temporarily cost him the use of his legs and caused him to be unable to play the drums before rehabilitation. On November 28, 1995, Mark Anthony Cadavos approached Jordison while he was working, offering him a position in a new project called The Pale Ones. Intrigued and at a point where he was "lost", Jordison attended rehearsals at Anders Colsefni's basement and wanted to be part of this new band.

Speaking of this moment he said, "I remember trying so hard not to smile, so I didn't look like I wanted to join, I remained poker-faced, but I thought they ruled." A lot of Slipknot's early development was discussed by band members while Jordison worked night shifts at Sinclair's garage. Of the eventual nine members, Joey was the third to join the band. Slipknot would become pioneers to the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. Jordison is accompanied by two custom percussionists, giving their music a feel that Rolling Stone touted as "suffocating"; each member of Slipknot is assigned a number. Joey has produced one album with Slipknot: 2005 live album 9.0: Live. In August 2008, Jordison broke his Slipknot had to cancel some of its English tour dates. On August 22, 2009, Jordison was taken to the emergency room for a burst appendix, less than an hour before he was to take the stage for Auburn, Washington's KISW Pain in the Grass concert; as a result, Slipknot canceled following shows in August and September, to give Jordison time to recover.

On December 12, 2013, Slipknot announced through their official website that Jordison had left the band, citing personal reasons for his departure. In response, Jordison released a statement insisting that he had in fact been fired from the band and stated that Slipknot "has been my life for the last 18 y

Crystle Lightning

Crystle Lea Lightning is a Canadian-American actress and musician living in Studio City, known for her work as a film actress, an MC with the hip hop group LightningCloud, DJ. A dedicated electro house DJ, Crystle moved from the booth to the center-stage mic with her performance partner, MC RedCloud; the pair wrote and recorded their recent collaborative work LightningCloud with RedCloud's long-term musical collaborator, DJ Hydroe. Lightning's love of electro house music softens RedCloud's underground hip hop edge on this recording and represents the marriage of their musical interests; the LightningCloud crew is expanding the reach of their audiences through tight, high-energy live performances. LightningCloud released their self-titled debut in 2012 to critical acclaim. Sam Slovik of the L. A. Weekly called the group, "a near-earth object inventing new realms of the Electro-House-Hip-Hop revolution on the planet. Urban futurist, MC RedCloud and Crystle Lightning are L. A.'s subterranean Bonnie and Clyde."

The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards honored the group with recognition for Best Hip Hop Album in November 2012. In 2013, LightningCloud battled their way past the best MCs in Southern California to win the "Who's Next: Battle for the Best" contest on the number one hip hop station in the United States, Power 106; as winners, LightningCloud received a cash prize, a performance with Kendrick Lamar, the honor of representing the best of west coast hip hop against Hot 97's Brooklyn-based, east coast representative Radamiz in a freestyle battle in Austin, Texas on March 15, 2013. After winning that MC battle, LightningCloud received the opportunity to work with Timbaland in the recording studio. Born Crystle Lea Lightning, she holds dual citizenship with the United States and Canada, she is the daughter of actress Georgina Lightning. Her brother is actor Cody Lightning. A First Nations Hobbema/Enoch Cree artist, Crystle began performing in Edmonton, Canada when she was 4 years old, she relocated to Hollywood, California with her family when she was 9 and landed a lead role in Three Ninjas Knuckle Up.

Since she has landed notable acting performances including a recurring role on the daytime NBC soap Days of Our Lives. Her recent role as "Tia" on TNTs Southland brought the "chola" culture back to Primetime TV. Crystle Lightning is a respected electro house DJ. Inspired by a mix performed by DJ Lady Tribe at a local Los Angeles nightspot, Lightning sought a musical apprenticeship with Christi Mills partnering with her mentor to form a performance crew called Ladies of the House. Ladies of the House is well known for their New Year's masquerade extravaganza at the Parlor Room, in Hollywood, California, they perform at prominent Los Angeles hot spots such as King King, the House of Blues, the 1616 Club, Lucy's 51, as well as throughout the United States. She first started acting in 1994 and has been in a handful of videos with her most noted role being her portrayal of Lori Piestewa in Saving Jessica Lynch. Lightning had starred as the character "Jo" in the 1995 movie 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up. In 2005, she played "Chloe" in the movie American Pie Presents: Band Camp.

Lightning, in the 2006 video game Prey, voiced Jen, the girlfriend of the game's protagonist, Tommy. Georgina Lightning Cody Lightning Crystle Lightning on IMDb Official Website

Beating heart cadaver

A beating heart cadaver is a body, pronounced dead in all medical and legal definitions, connected to a medical ventilator, retains cardio-pulmonary functions. This keeps the organs of the body, including the heart and alive; as a result, the period of time in which the organs may be used for transplantation is extended. The heart contains pacemaker cells that will cause the heart to continue beating when a patient is brain-dead. Other organs in the body do not have this capability and need the brain to be functioning to send signals to the organs to carry out their functions. A beating heart cadaver requires a ventilator to provide oxygen to its blood, but the heart will continue to beat on its own in the absence of brain activity; this allows organs to be preserved for a longer period of time in the case of a transplant or donation. A small number of cases in recent years indicate that it can be implemented for a brain-dead pregnant woman to reach the full term of her pregnancy. There is an advantage to beating heart cadaver organ donation because doctors are able to see the vitals of the organs and tell if they are stable and functioning before transplanting to an ailing patient.

This is not possible in a donation from someone pronounced dead. The observed phenomena of lifelike qualities after death is not a new concept. In René Descartes' Discourse on the Method, he notes that decapitated animals move and display characteristics of a living body a few seconds after decapitation, published in 1637; this continued into the French Revolution where it was observed that people, beheaded showed movements in facial muscles and hearts could continue to beat for an hour past the time of beheading. The guillotine in some cases did not sever head from body. In 1875 an examiner named Pierre Jean Cabanis was assigned the duty of making sure a body was dead. There were stories involving beheadings where the victims would stand up and walk around before falling dead; the ambiguity around brain death and true death has followed it to present day. In an effort to clarify some of these gray areas, the Harvard Medical Committee developed criteria for identifying a body as dead in 1968; these criteria required patients to be unaware and unresponsive to external stimuli, have no spontaneous muscle movements, exhibit no reflexive response when manipulated.

They required that an electroencephalography show no signs of activity. The purpose of this report was to encourage physicians to distinguish brain death and irreversible coma from a persistent vegetative state where the patient still has some awareness and cycles through sleep and wakefulness. In 1971 a similar Minnesota criteria was published eliminating the EEG, repeating the exam after 12 hours, a severe lesion in the brain, increasing the duration of the apnea test to four minutes rather than Harvard's three minute guideline. Other slight changes in the next decades included the United Kingdom's decision to eliminate the repetition of the exam and change from a duration of the apnea test to specified levels of CO2 in 1976. In 1981 the President's Commission reinstated the apnea test and the repeat exam. In a study done in 1989, only 35% of 195 physicians and nurses involved in organ procurement polled knew brain death criteria; these were not the same physicians who diagnose brain death.

Presently, there is hot debate over the protocol for diagnosing someone as brain dead due to widespread disinformation and misinformation on the internet. The American Academy of Neurology created a prerequisite and neurological clinical assessment to be used as guidelines for determining brain death published in 2010. To be considered for brain death the body must have a determinant cause of coma, have normal systolic blood pressure, pass two neurological tests; these neurological assessments consist of an apnea test, reflex tests where the body is manipulated or exposed to a stimulus and does not react, or be in a coma where there is complete unresponsiveness. Cerebral angiography, electroencephalography, transcranial doppler ultrasonography, cerebral scintigraphy are some of the tests that are used to test if there is any significant brain activity. Caring for a beating heart cadaver is similar to caring for a living patient. Since the brain has stopped functioning, the hormone levels and blood pressure must be regulated by intensive care unit personnel.

The protocol for preserving the cadaver aims to prevent infection and maintain adequate oxygenation of tissue. The cadaver's status must be continuously monitored, so that ICU staff can prevent organ failure or operate to save threatened organs. A beating heart cadaver is kept alive in order to keep its organs from decaying before they can be transplanted. Surgeons will remove the organs, one after the other, have them transferred to the recipients' treating teams; the entire recovery process is completed within four hours. This process was known as an "organ harvest", but the name has since changed to the milder "organ recovery". Many organs can be extracted, many lives can be saved by one body; the bodies are those of organ donors, who have either given first-person consent to become an organ donor, presumptive consent by not explicitly declining to donate or whose legal next-of-kin makes the decision to donate. Some donated organs are taken from non-heart-beating donors. Organs from brain deaths, have a better success rate, most organ donation is from these deaths.

How long the brain-dead person is kept on the ventilator may vary depending on the availability of surgical teams and the wishes of the family of that brain-dead person. An anesthesiologist is present at organ d

1967 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1967. 12 – The 2nd Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland. 30 – The 14th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island. Nina Simone wins female Jazz singer of the year. Carla Bley was married to Michael Mantler. January9 – Rob Swope, American trombonist. February11 Edmond Hall, American clarinetist and bandleader. Simon Brehm, Swedish upright bassist. 12 – Muggsy Spanier, American cornetist. 25 – Fats Pichon, American pianist, singer and songwriter. March7 – Willie Smith, American saxophonist and singer. 8 – Herman Chittison, American pianist. 23 – Pete Johnson, American pianist. April12 – Buster Bailey, American clarinetist and saxophonist. 17 – Red Allen, American trumpeter and vocalist. May19 – Elmo Hope, American jazz pianist and arranger. 23 – Carl-Henrik Norin, Swedish saxophonist. 31 – Billy Strayhorn, American composer and pianist. August24 – Amanda Randolph, American actress and musician. July17 – John Coltrane, American saxophonist and composer.

September7 – Rex Stewart, American cornetist, Duke Ellington Orchestra. 23 – Boots Mussulli, Italian-American jazz saxophonist. 25 – Stuff Smith, American violinist. October19 – Billy Banks, American singer. November8 – Keg Johnson, American trombonist. 10 – Ida Cox, African-American singer and vaudeville performer. 16 – Jimmy Archey, American trombonist. December29 – Paul Whiteman, American bandleader, orchestral director, violinist. Unknown dateRandy Brooks, American trumpeter and bandleader. January25 – D. D. Jackson, Canadian pianist and composer. 29 – Marc Cary, American pianist. February3 – Børge Petersen-Øverleir, Norwegian guitarist. 7 – Vassilis Tsabropoulos, Greek concert pianist and composer. 12 – Stein Inge Brækhus, Norwegian drummer. 18 – Jeanfrançois Prins, Belgian guitarist and record producer. 22 – Audun Erlien, Norwegian bassist. 26 – Audun Skorgen, Norwegian bassist. March13 – Håkon Storm-Mathisen, Norwegian guitarist. 31 – Ivar Kolve, Norwegian vibraphonist and percussionist. April5 – Alex Harding, American saxophonist.

14 – Steve Davis, American trombonist. 15 – Gerald Gradwohl, Austrian guitarist, Tangerine Dream. 16 – Junko Onishi, Japanese pianist. 27 – Tommy Smith, Scottish saxophonist and educator. May18 – Svein Folkvord, Norwegian bassist. 29 – Mark Nightingale, English trombonist. 31 – Anne Wolf, Belgian pianist. June1 – Hilaria Kramer, Swiss trumpet and composer. 7 – Lars Gulliksson, Swedish saxophonist and composer. 10 – Charnett Moffett, American bassist and composer. August3 – Jim Black, American drummer. 11 – Petter Wettre, Norwegian saxophonist. 14 – Rami Eskelinen, Finnish drummer, Trio TöykeätSeptember6 – Claire Martin, English singer. 11 – Harry Connick Jr. American singer and pianist. 13 – Sascha Ley, Luxembourgian singer. 14 – Majken Christiansen, Danish-Norwegian singer. 21 – Duncan Hopkins, English-born composer and bassist. 26 – Steffen Schorn, German saxophonist snd composer. October3 – Carsten Dahl, Danish pianist. November2 – Kurt Elling, American singer, composer and vocalese performer. 3 Maria Răducanu, Romanian singer and songwriter.

Peter Bernstein, American guitarist. Steven Wilson, English progressive rock-musician. 19 – Dhafer Youssef, Tunisian composer and oud player. DecemberJacob Fischer, Danish guitarist. Unknown dateMartha D Lewis, British-Cypriot singer. Nikolaj Hess, Danish pianist, composer and arranger. Tom Bancroft, British drummer and composer. 1960s in jazz List of years in jazz 1967 in music The New Real Book, Volume I. Sher Music. 1988. ISBN 0-9614701-4-3; the New Real Book, Volume II. Sher Music. 1991. ISBN 0-9614701-7-8; the New Real Book, Volume III. Sher Music. 1995. ISBN 1-883217-30-X; the Real Book, Volume I. Hal Leonard. 2004. ISBN 0-634-06038-4; the Real Book, Volume II. Hal Leonard. 2007. ISBN 1-4234-2452-2; the Real Book, Volume III. Hal Leonard. 2006. ISBN 0-634-06136-4; the Real Jazz Book. Warner Bros. ISBN 978-91-85041-36-7; the Real Vocal Book, Volume I. Hal Leonard. 2006. ISBN 0-634-06080-5. History Of Jazz Timeline: 1967 at All About Jazz

Hermit Peak

Hermit Peak is a mountain in San Miguel County, in northern New Mexico, United States. The peak is named for the Italian religious recluse Giovanni Maria de Agostini, who lived in a cave on a narrow ledge on the southeast side of the mountain about one hundred feet below the summit rim; the cave could only be reached by descending from above. The cave roof was too low to allow Agostini to stand erect. To help shut out the elements and to protect himself from the sheer drop below, Agostini built a rock wall round the mouth of the cave. Agostini lived in the cave from August, 1863 to May, 1866, his cave became the subject of pilgrimage by some devout New Mexicans, during his life and for a number of years after his death. The Peak is in the Santa Fe National Forest, the trail to the peak is maintained by the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District; the trail to the top is four miles from the El Porvenir Campground. From El Porvenir, Hermit Peak has rocky features. Left to right, one sees a forehead, nose, two lips, a chin.

The rugged trail to the top of the "nose" winds through the "eye." The view from the tip of the "nose" is said to include five states. There is a rock overhang known as "Hermit's Cave" on the "nose." Hermit Peak is the location for Michael McGarrity's suspense novel Hermit's Peak. "Hermit Peak". "Hermit Peak Trail".


Ravangla or Rawangla or Ravongla is a small tourist town situated at an elevation of 8000 ft in South Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is connected by state highway to other major towns in the state and lies between Pelling and Gangtok, it acts as the starting point for the trek to Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary. It is 65 km away from the state capital Gangtok and 120 km away from Siliguri, West Bengal. Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Siniolchu, Mt. Kabru are just a few of the major peaks that are visible from Ravangla. Upper parts of Ravangla experiences snowfall during winter. During the months of April–May the place is surrounded by many flowers including orchids and rhododendrons. Ravangla is a bird watcher's paradise. Birds like verditer flycatchers, blue-fronted redstarts, grey bushchats, dark-throated thrush, blue whistling-thrush, green-backed tit and white-browed fantails can be spotted; the forests around Ravangla have other birds like laughingthrushes, babblers and hill partridges.

The rare satyr tragopan can be spotted in Ravangla. Ralang Monastery, a Buddhist monastery of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism is located six kilometres from Ravangla; the old monastery is a few kilometers away towards Borong. There are plenty of small hamlets. Tourism stands as a major source of income for these communities. National Institute of Technology Sikkim, established in 2010 has its temporary campus in this town. Chidam Damthang, Sikkim