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Speed metal

Speed metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music that originated in the late 1970s from new wave of British heavy metal roots. It is described by AllMusic as "extremely fast and technically demanding" music."It is considered less abrasive and more melodic than thrash metal, showing less influence from hardcore punk. However, speed metal is faster and more aggressive than traditional heavy metal showing more inclination to virtuoso soloing and featuring short instrumental passages between couplets. Speed metal songs make use of expressive vocals, but are less to employ'harsh' vocals than thrash metal songs." One of the key influences on the development of speed metal was the new wave of British heavy metal, or NWOBHM. This was a heavy metal movement that started in the late 1970s, in Britain, achieved international attention by the early 1980s. NWOBHM bands toned down the blues influences of earlier acts, incorporated elements of punk, increased the tempo, adopted a "tougher" sound, taking a harder approach to its music.

It was an era directed exclusively at heavy metal fans and is considered to be a major foundation stone for the extreme metal genres. The NWOBHM came to dominate the heavy metal scene of the early-mid-1980s, it was musically characterized by fast upbeat tempo songs, power chords, fast guitar solos and melodic, soaring vocals. Groups such as Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Venom and Motörhead as well as many lesser-known ones, became part of the canon that influenced American bands that formed in the early eighties. Motörhead is credited as the first band to play speed metal; some of speed metal's earlier influences include Black Sabbath's "Children of the Grave" and "Symptom of the Universe", Budgie's "Breadfan" and Queen's "Stone Cold Crazy", as well as certain Deep Purple songs such as "Speed King", "Fireball" and "Highway Star". The latter was called "early speed metal" by Robb Reiner of speed metal band Anvil; the origin song for the genre was aptly named "Speed King" by Deep Purple. Recording on the song started in 1969 making it nearly a full decade ahead of the musical style being recognized.

The song is not only fast and technical but was extremely loud creating noticeable distortion in the recording process. The title song for the band's next album, "Fireball", is a further refinement of the band's influence with drummer Ian Paice's use of the double bass; the way the double bass is played in "Fireball" - up tempo "four on the floor" - becomes a mainstay in many Heavy and Thrash Metal songs in the years to come. This is the only Deep Purple song that employs the double bass and video from the band shows them bring out the second bass as needed to play the song. While speedy, technical playing did not dominate Deep Purple's music, they were the inventors of rock, fast and loud; those characteristics would become the hallmarks of Speed Metal. Given the name of the origin song - Speed King - they probably played a role in the genre's naming. At the least they acknowledged what they were doing, a radical departure from all prior rock music. Black Sabbath are a British heavy metal band from Birmingham and are cited as one of the grandfathers of the genre.

Though known for playing a slow, sludgy tempo, "After Forever" is a up-tempo song with a much faster pace than other songs in their catalogue. Still in certain other songs such as "Electric Funeral", "Into the Void" and "Under the Sun" there is a section in the middle of the song that shifts away from the core music and plays a much faster pace than in the rest of the song returns to the original melody. There are those who believe that their song "Symptom of the Universe" from their 1975 release Sabotage album is the first true example of a speed metal song. Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, they played faster than most rock groups of the time and brought a more "metallic" sound to the guitars. Some songs, such as 1978's "Exciter", were groundbreaking for their sheer speed. Exciter is a Canadian speed metal band from Ottawa, formed in 1978, they are considered to be one of the first speed metal bands and a seminal influence of the thrash metal genre. Anvil are another Canadian speed metal band, from Toronto, who formed in 1978.

To date, the band has released sixteen studio albums, has been cited as having influenced many notable thrash metal groups, including Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth. Accept is a German heavy metal band which played an important role in the development of speed and thrash metal, being part of the German heavy metal scene, which emerged in the early to mid-1980s. Of particular importance was their 1982 track "Fast as a Shark". Speed metal evolved into thrash metal. Although many tend to equate the two subgenres, others argue that there is a distinct difference between them. In his book Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, Ian Christe states that "...thrash metal relies more on long, wrenching rhythmic breaks, while speed metal... is a cleaner and more musically intricate subcategory, still loyal to the dueling melodies of classic metal." However, on the next page, Christe calls speed metal a "subset of thrash metal" and argues that "There was little intrinsic difference between speed metal and thrash metal.

With the sudden boom of fast, raging bands, however, it sometimes helped to di

Sarit Shenar

Sarit Shenar is an Israeli football midfielder playing in the Israeli First League for ASA Tel Aviv University. She had played for in the U. S. Germany and Denmark, she had played in the Champions League with Maccabi Holon and ASA Tel Aviv, she has been a member of the Israeli national team since 2000, when she made her debut against Belarus. Shenar started playing with a boys’ team in Kiryat Gat, but was barred from playing upon reaching 12. At the age of 15 she had joined the newly formed Hapoel Ashkelon, moved shortly afterwards to ASA Tel Aviv University. In 2003, after completing her military service, Shenar began attending West Texas A&M University, where she played for the Lady Buffs for the next four years, scoring 72 goals. During the same period Shenar played for Maccabi Holon in the UEFA Women's Champions LeagueShenar played with the Lady Buffs until 2007, after which she applied for positions with a host of European clubs signing with Hamburger SV, with whom she played for a year; the following season Shenar signed with SønderjyskE, where she played until January 2009, netting four goals, before she decided to return to Israel due to her mother’s illness.

Shenar transferred to ASA Tel Aviv University, with which she played since, winning 5 Israeli championships and 3 cups, as well as twice being the league’s top scorer. In 2013, Shenar founded, together with Shelly Israel a women’s football team, Bnot Netanya, Shenar served as head coach for the team for the 2013–14 season, Shenar made her international debut in the Israel women's national football team at the age of 14, in a match against Belarus. In total, Shenar played 39 is the most capped in the team. Shenar scored 14 matches for the national team and is the team’s second best scorer, after Silvi Jan. Shenar played for the U-19 national team, making 6 appearances in 2001, during the 2002 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship qualifying campaign. Shenar scored 6 goals in the campaign, is the U-19 team top scorer. Championships: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14 Cup: 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14 Top Goalscorer: 2012–13 2013–14 Sarit Shenar – Israel Football Association national team player details Sarit Shenar – Israel Football Association league player details Club Position Details – Sarit Shenar Israeli Football Association

Dr. Johnny Fever

Dr. Johnny Fever is a fictional character on the American television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, he was inspired by Atlanta DJ Skinny Bobby Harper, a DJ on Cincinnati's Top 40 station WSAI. The character was portrayed by Howard Hesseman. Johnny Fever, whose real name is John Caravella, grew up in a broken home, his relationship with his father was poor and his parents separated when he was still young. While still a child, a tornado struck the mobile home community where his mother were living, he was a hippie in 10 -- 12 years before the show's time frame. Johnny began working his way up in the radio business and became a popular and successful DJ. At the height of his career, he was a star at a major station in Los Angeles, where he worked under the name "Johnny Sunshine" and did a popular show called "Johnny Sunshine, Boss Jock". After he said the word "booger" on the air, he was fired with a year left on his contract, he received a large cash settlement after a few years. After being forced out of LA his career took a nosedive.

For several years he led a nomadic existence, going from town to town taking a series of unsatisfying and low paying jobs at low-rated stations including a job hosting a garden show in Amarillo. He has used many on-air names, including Johnny Duke, Johnny Style, Johnny Cool, Johnny Midnight, Heavy Early, he hit "rock bottom," in his own words, when he landed in Cincinnati at the worst radio station in town, WKRP—the only station that would hire him, by 1976. He found himself hosting a "beautiful music" show in the morning, so bored with the music that he didn't bother to make up a new name or on-air persona; when Andy Travis takes over as program director of WKRP and changes the format to rock n' roll, Johnny is doubtful that he can succeed as the morning man in the new format. When he gets on the air the first time after the format change, Johnny comes alive, signaling the change with a loud drag on the playing record, after folding the record album on the other turntable in half, he adopts the new, hyper-excited persona of "Dr. Johnny Fever," by playing the first record, telling his listeners: All right, Cincinnati, it is time for this town to get down!

You've got Johnny... Doctor Johnny Fever, I am burnin' up in here! Whoa! Whoo! We all in critical condition, but you can tell me where it hurts, because I got the healing prescription here from the big'KRP musical medicine cabinet. Now I am talking about your 50,000 watt intensive care unit, babies! So just sit right down, open your ears real wide and say, "Give it to me straight, Doctor. I can take it!"He starts the station's first rock record, before donning his sunglasses and triumphantly saying, "I forgot, fellow babies: BOOGER!" On the DVD audio commentary track for this episode, series creator Hugh Wilson credits Hesseman for improvising this entire speech. The "Doctor" is a great talker to his radio audience, he can jive with the best DJs of his era. He once gives Bailey Quarters, nascent newswoman, this sage advice: "Talk into the microphone as if you were talking to your best friend." In that same episode, he would have to gather the courage to take his own advice. Never a fan of disco, the new music fad of the era, he is a lover of rock and roll, although he feels he is getting too old to be a DJ in the genre.

Tunes like "Hey Jude" are used for extended chats with friends. Though the format of WKRP is Top 40, Johnny refuses to play any songs off the station playlist, choosing instead to highlight album-oriented rock and old R&B favorites on his own show. A consultant hired by Mrs. Carlson at one point describes Johnny as being "stuck in 1962". Andy pleads with Johnny to stick to the playlist, to play just one disco song, only to have Johnny threaten to "throw himself in front of Donna Summer's tour bus". Andy goes into a state of hysteria when he hears Johnny playing "The Long Run" by The Eagles: "That's a hit! He's playing a hit!" Fever's unorthodox choice of music pays off as the series goes on, by the final episode he has become the number-one morning DJ in the city. Johnny's views towards his music and his audience were best summed up when, picking a record, he exclaims "Sacred music... B. B. King!" Once, during a bomb threat, he remarked "If I die, who will teach the children about Bo Diddley?" Herb Tarlek, the account executive, can never land the big accounts.

As a result and the other DJs on WKRP have to do voiceovers for spots for funeral homes and Red Wigglers, the "Cadillac" of worms. However, Johnny has his scruples, as when he walks out of a recording session for sports aids when he realized his dialogue is laced with euphemisms for dangerous drug effects. While it is implied that Johnny is a frequent user of marijuana, he doesn't go in for harder drugs, leads a campaign to shut down a businessman, trying to sell speed to teenagers, he discovers h

Sooty grouse

The sooty grouse is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to North America's Pacific Coast Ranges. It is related to the dusky grouse, the two were considered a single species, the blue grouse. Adults have a long square tail, light gray at the end. Adult males are dark with a yellow throat air sac surrounded by white, a yellow wattle over the eye during display. Adult females are mottled brown with dark white marks on the underparts, their breeding habitat is the edges of conifer and mixed forests in mountainous regions of western North America, from southeastern Alaska and Yukon south to California. Their range is associated with that of various conifers; the nest is a scrape on the ground concealed under a log. They are permanent residents but move short distances by foot and short flights to denser forest areas in winter, with the odd habit of moving to higher altitudes in winter; these birds forage in trees in winter. In winter, they eat fir and douglas-fir needles also hemlock and pine needles.

Chicks are entirely dependent on insect food for their first ten days. Males make short flapping flights to attract females. Females leave the male's territory after mating. Sooty grouse are experiencing some population decline from habitat loss at the southern end of its range in southern California

Eric Denton (soccer)

Eric Denton is an American soccer player without a club. Denton played college soccer at Santa Clara University from 1996 to 1999, playing in a total of 83 matches, registering 7 goals and 14 assists. In his senior season, Denton lead the Broncos to the College Cup, where the team lost to Indiana University. Upon graduating, Denton was selected 19th overall in the 2000 MLS SuperDraft by D. C. United. Denton earned a spot on the squad. Although he began the 2001 as a starter for the team, he was traded in the middle of the year to the Tampa Bay Mutiny in exchange for Scott Vermillion. Denton played for the Mutiny, but the team was contracted at the end of 2001. Upon Tampa Bay's contraction, Denton was selected by the Columbus Crew in the 2002 MLS Dispersal Draft. Denton was a starter at left back for the Crew, appearing in 23 games, adding one goal and four assists, he did much the same in 2003, playing in scoring two goals and one assist. Although he began the 2004 season as a starter, he was supplanted in the middle of the year by rookie Chris Wingert, ended the season with only 18 appearances.

The Crew cut Denton after the season, he signed with the Colorado Rapids. Following the 2006 season, Denton was waived by the Colorado Rapids; the New York Red Bulls picked up Denton via the waiver draft only to release him in March 2007. Denton signed to Major League Soccer expansion side San Jose Earthquakes on its return to the league for the 2008 season, but was waived on June 25, 2009. Columbus Crew SC Lamar Hunt U. S. Open Cup: 2002 MLS Supporters' Shield: 2004 Eric Denton at Major League Soccer

Emilio Chuayffet

Emilio Chuayffet Chemor KBE is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party since 1969. He held the office of Governor of the State of Mexico from 1993 to 1995 and Secretary of the Interior during the government of Ernesto Zedillo, he served as Secretary of Public Education under President Enrique Peña Nieto. He is of Lebanese descent. Chuayffet entered in politics in 1974. In 1982 he was elected as Mayor of Toluca. In that same year he was appointed as Secretary of Education and Social Welfare of the State of Mexico, office that he hold until 1987. In 1990 he was designated as head of the newly created Federal Electoral Institute. In 1993 he was elected as Governor of Mexico, taking office on September 16. Two years in 1995 he was appointed by Ernesto Zedillo as Secretary of the Interior, he resigned in 1998 following the Acteal massacre. In 2003 he was elected as Deputy of the LIX Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing the State of Mexico, he was reelected in 2009 as Deputy on the LXI Legislature and from 1 September to 15 December 2011 he served as President of the Directive Board.

Since 1 December 2012 he serves as Secretary of Public Education. On 27 August 2015, President Enrique Peña Nieto named Aurelio Nuño to replace Emilio Chuayffet as Secretary of Public Education. Ill health following a gall bladder removal was speculated as the cause, since no explanation was offered