Molotov is a Mexican rap rock band formed in Mexico City in 1995. Their lyrics, which are rapped and sung by all members of the group, feature a mixture of Spanish and English; the band members switch roles depending on what song they are performing. The band began in 1995 when two friends, Tito Fuentes and Micky "Chicho" Huidobro, started playing together. On September 21 of the same year, Javier de la Cueva "J" and Iván Jared Moreno "La Quesadillera" joined them becoming the first line up for the band. Iván Jared Moreno, "La Quesadillera", would leave, to be replaced by Randy Ebright, the only US-born member of the band. Around February 1996 de la Cueva would leave, being replaced by Paco Ayala, establishing the four-member line-up that has remained consistent over the years. Throughout 1996, the band played in many underground locations in Mexico City and began to have a small group of fans, their success came when they opened for Héroes del Silencio in Monterrey and for La Lupita in Puebla.
During a concert in which they opened for Illya Kuryaki and The Valderramas, talent hunters from Universal offered them to record an album. It was a difficult period, the band had to sell cassettes during the concerts while they prepared their album. In July 1997, they released their debut album ¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?, which took its name from Maná's album ¿Dónde Jugarán los Niños? Generating controversy with stores refusing to sell it because of its lyrics and cover. Molotov went out to the street to sell their discs as a form of protest; the lyrics include a mixture of politics and expletives, which made it hard for Molotov to enter mainstream media. In 1998, they participated with the song "Payaso" in the album Volcán: Tributo a José José a tribute to legendary singer José José. Molotov received a recognition without precedent for a hip-hop group in Spanish. Urban publications such as Vibe said about them: " is incendiary by nature… with darts poisoned aimed directly to the heart of the oppressive paternalism of the government."
For example, the song "Gimme Tha Power" contained lyrics such as "Hay que arrancar el problema de raíz y cambiar el gobierno de nuestro país". These lyrics reflected aspects of the tumultuous political climate of the late 1990s. In 2000, popular vote elected a president from a different political party than that which had held the presidency, since 1940. In 1998 Molotov released Molomix, an album with remixes of Donde Jugarán...?, including a version of the classic Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody" titled "Rap, Soda y Bohemia", a new song, "El Carnal de las estrellas", which attacks the Mexican television network Televisa, as a response to its refusal to air the band's videos. In September 1999, Apocalypshit was released and the band toured Europe, including Russia and were a part of the 1999 Vans Warped Tour. In 2001, after a couple of years of touring, they took a rest by contributing to the soundtrack of the films Y tu mamá también and Atlético San Pancho, they were part of the Watcha Tour 2000, which included 17 shows with Los Enanitos Verdes, Café Tacuba, A.
N. I. M. A. L. In 2003, the band's new album and Dense Denso, was released with the Grammy-winning single, "Frijolero," which became the band's biggest hit to date. In 2004, the band released Con Todo Respeto, which consisted of covers of groups such as The Misfits, Beastie Boys, ZZ Top, Los Toreros Muertos. On January 18, 2007, Molotov's official website addressed a separation rumor, saying that it could neither be confirmed or denied but that more information would be coming soon. A few weeks the band confirmed on its website that it would indeed be touring and posted dates starting April 3 in Ventura and ending April 15 in Dallas, Texas. Despite no official break-up update, many radio stations announced the tour as Molotov's last. In 2007, the band released its album Eternamiente with the hit song "Yofo." which opened with first week sales of nearly 1,000 copies. In 2008, the song "Apocalypshit", from the album of the same name, was used in the first episode of Breaking Bad, during camper scene.
Molotov performed at the 2009 Coachella Music Festival. In an interview, the band talked about the possibility of releasing a live DVD. In a interview, Randy Ebright said the DVD would be directed by Alfonso Cuaron, with whom they worked on the soundtrack for Cuaron's film Y Tu Mama Tambien; the band's manager, Jorge Mondragón, has said that a book would be published recounting their 15 years as a band. Band lead guitar Tito Fuentes said that their next album would be released independently during 2010. On May 14, 2010, it was announced that the band would perform on Mexico City's Zócalo for the first time in the band's history, after being denied the venue five times before; the band performed in a concert along with other bands such as Jaguares and Maldita Vecindad to protest against Arizona's SB 1070 law. The band recorded their performance in the "Creation of Peace" festival in Russia. In May 2012 this was released as the live album Desde Rusia con amor, with an accompanying DVD, they worked with Mexican film director Olallo Rubio, providing their music to a documentary called Gimme the Power in which Rubio analyzes Mexico under the power of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.
The documentary was released on June 1, 2012. Note: The members switch instruments depending on what song they are performing.
Forest of Bojčin is a swampy forest protected by the government of Serbia. It lies in the municipality of Surčin, it belongs to the region of Obedska bara. It lies in the plain region of southeastern Srem, the south-western edge of Belgrade, 30 kilometers from the center, between the river Sava and Јarčina channel; the forest serves with a number of content. Since 1965, it is a protected natural monument. During the First World War and soldiers found shelter in the forest. King Alexander used it as a hunting ground. During the Second World War, Forest of Bojčin was a important political and economic center. In 1941, a partisan uprising was staged in the forest in Donji Srem. People from the surrounding villages hid in the forest, fleeing from enemies - the Germans and the ustashas. In more than one base under the ground, which have been saved to date, many of the fighters from Central Serbia continued for east Bosnia during the remainder of the war, after crossing the Sava River and taking a short stop in order to recover and train, took part in heated battles against the enemy.
A tarmac road leads to the partisan bases through the middle of the forest. At a distance of 2 km from the entrance to the forest, on the site where the partisan bases where Srem army hid in the dugouts and catacombs once stood, there is a memorial set up in 1963; the place is a bit left to oblivion. In the continuation, the following 3 km, there is a pond and mud, it is quite difficult to get through. Due to its natural value, historical significance and monumental buildings with preserved properties, the Forest of Bojčin was protected as early as 1965 as a natural memorial monument. At the edge of the Forest of Bojčin, on the right side of the road for Progar, a monument in the form of a concrete pillar was erected on a pedestal of rough hewn stone of rectangular shape. On the right side of the pillar, a white marble plaque is built in with the text: "In the year 1942 the first battle in the southeastern Srem between partisans and ustashas took place in this forest. July 4, 1960, Alliance fighters of the NLW".
Concrete memorial in the form of a rectangle is located in the Forest of Bojčin, 2 km from the forester's cottage, on the right side of the road for Ašanja. A white marble plaque is built in with the inscription: "Since 1942 to liberation, this part of the forest served as a permanent bivouac of partisan staffs and units and at the same time as winter stores of partisan bases and observation posts of the border troops of the First Srem Detachment. July 4, 1963. Association of veterans." The forest occupies an area of 629.51 ha. Red oak is represented in its territory, as a fragment of the old, once enormous, lowland forest wetland. In the forest, there is a total of 185 recorded species, of which 15 have the status of protected and protected species. One hundred and sixty-five species of fungi grow in the forest, 15 of which with protection status, while two species are on the European Red List of mushrooms in Europe. Besides the oak, the forest is rich with hornbeam and linden, there are poplar, dogwood and wild rose.
Wild garlic grows in one part of the forest, while in the spring there are a lot of wild strawberries, in swampy areas there is iris, frequently fennel. One hundred and eight species of birds were recorded in the forest, i.e. 30% of the total number of bird species recorded in Serbia. There are 10 species of amphibians and reptiles, of which as many as 8 species is protected by law; when it comes to animals which roam through the forest and elk can be seen. Swineherds keep their pigs in the forest, wild pigs that feed on acorns can be found. A large number of insects lives there, of which the most notable are mosquitoes and hornets; the area is still preserved, has great natural value, but it is in danger of further degradation due to its proximity to the urban zone, why it has been put under protection. At the edge of the Forest of Bojčin, a summer theater was built in 2010, designed by architect Zdravko Milinković; the stage is covered with a scenic diameter of 16 meters. Apart from the stage, there are two dressing rooms and a covered amphitheater auditorium for 1,000 visitors.
Directly behind the stage, an art colony was built in the same year, consisting of six wooden houses at a distance of about twenty meters. Each house has a room of 12 m2, bathroom and a terrace of 10 m2, the space is air conditioned. Next to the stage, there is an ethno restaurant "Bojčinska koleba", a catering facility consisting of typical Srem houses for pigs, covered with reeds. Folds with mangalitsas are located in the vicinity of the restaurant. Although the new government in 2001 abolished fighter Veteran Day and Day of the Uprising of the People of Serbia, in the Forest of Bojčin, holidays are still celebrated traditionally, on 4 July and 7 July, in the organization of the City Board of FAVNLW Belgrade and the Municipality of Rakovica, as the memory of the beginning of the antifascist battle; the Veterans’ Monument was transferred from Srem into the forest, which stood in front of the municipal building in the center of Surčin until July 2, 2012, during the past 55 years, sparking protests of citizens.
Besides this monument, at the entrance to the Forest of Bojčin, near the road for Progar, there is a monument to the first battle between the partisans and the ustashas in southeastern Srem in the summer of 1942. The monument was erected in 1960. Bojčin Cultural Summer is a cultural and artistic festival held since 2009, every weekend, lasting for 5 months, from early May to late September; the program con
William Gerwyn Edwards is a former Welsh cricketer. Edwards was a left-handed batsman, he was born in Carmarthenshire. Edwards represented Wales in the 1979 ICC Trophy, playing two matches against the Netherlands and Israel. In 1988, he made his debut for Wales Minor Counties in the Minor Counties Championship against Buckinghamshire. From 1988 to 1995, he represented the team in twenty-eight Championship matches, the last of which came against Cornwall, he played just the two MCCA Knockout Trophy fixtures for the team, against Staffordshire and Cumberland in 1994 and 1995 respectively. It was in 1994 that he made his List A debut for the team against Sussex in the 1993 NatWest Trophy 1st round, following that up the following season with his second and final appearance in that format against Middlesex. In his two List A matches he scored 33 runs at a batting average of 33, with a high score of 28*. With the ball he took a single wicket at a bowling average of 36.00. Gerwyn Edwards at ESPNcricinfo Gerwyn Edwards at CricketArchive