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      Brian and Duncan first started writing music together in early 1976 with Brian on cheap fuzz guitar and Duncan on Biscuit tins. Brian had a poster of an album by Phil Manzanera called Diamond Head that was released in 1975 and he thought "that would be a good name for the band", but they needed a singer and auditioned several school chums until someone mentioned they had heard Sean Harris singing Be Bop a Lu La on a coach and so Brian asked Sean to try out and after one song he was asked to join. Colin Kimberley, an friend of Brian's from junior school completed the line up.

      The first demo tape was cut in 1978 in a studio in Kidderminster. This was used to get gigs, and a copy was sent to Geoff Barton at Sounds, who was suitably impressed and put them on his play list, and arranged an interview. Continual gigging set them in good stead. This saw them opening for the likes of ACDC and Iron Maiden.
      At the beginning of 1980, the band formed 'Diamond Head Music' as a means to putting out their own self financed material. Their first single was 'Shoot Out The Lights' backed with 'Helpless' on Happy Face Music.

      They then recorded what was to become their first album release. Like Led Zeppelin's fourth album it had no official title and has been referred to as the 'White Album', or 'Lightning To The Nations'. There were initially copies 1000 pressed, which were in a plain white cover. Every copy was signed by one member of the band. This was available only at gigs or by mail order for £3.50 A further pressing of 1000 were done, which had the track listing on it. This contained 7 classic tracks including 'Am I Evil?', 'The Prince' and 'Sucking My Love'.

      The next single was 'Sweet and Innocent' from the White Album, backed with a new track, 'Streets of Gold'. Two new tracks arrived in 1981 on DHM Records - the double A-side of 'Waited Too Long' and 'Plat It Loud'. The Diamond Lights 12" EP followed soon after giving us 'It's Electric' and three new tracks, 'We Won't Be Back', 'Diamond Lights' and 'I Don't Got'.

      Later in 1981, the band signed to MCA Records, their first release being the 'Four Cuts' EP containing 'Call Me', 'Trick or Treat', 'Dead Reckoning' and a new version of 'Shoot Out The Lights'. A second single; 'In The Heat Of The Night' was released prior to the 'Borrowed Time' album.
      A double single of this contained live versions of 'Play It Loud' and 'Sweet and Innocent' recorded at the Zig-Zag Club, together with a 14 minute interview with Tommy Vance recorded in June '82.

      Diamond Head played a magnificent set at the Reading Festival playing new tracks and old. The live version of 'Sucking My Love' would later be released as a 12" with 'Out Of Phase', and the whole set 10 years later as part of the BBC sessions series.
      Living On....Borrowed Time' was released in late September 1982, in a lavish gatefold sleeve with stunning artwork courtesy of Rodney Matthews and entered the UK charts at number 24. A 12 date UK tour followed in October and November to promote their new album taking in Birmingham Odeon, Mancheter Apollo and London's Hammersmith Odeon.

      1983 saw the release of the 'Makin' Music' single as a precursor to the album that was also intended to be called 'Makin' Music' but was changed to 'Canterbury'. During the recording both Dunc and Colin left the band. Colin still plays on some tracks on Canterbury, but was replaced by Merv Goldsworthy, who would later to go on to form FM. Robbie France took up the drum stool. 20,000 copies of the album had pressing faults causing the first track to jump. This consequently affected sales, with it eventually charting at number 32.

      < 'Out Of Phase', a second single was released backed with the album track 'The Kingmaker'. The band played the Donnington Rock Festival in the summer of 1983 and shortly afterwards, keyboard player Josh Phillips-Gorse was added. The band completed a European tour with Black Sabbath in September. Another tour of Odeon sized halls took place in October of that year to promote 'Canterbury'.
      The band were preparing for a fourth LP, 'Flight East' in 1984 but were dropped by MCA. When their manager failed to get them a deal at the MIDEM music business convention, the band split.

      The original line up got back together to jam through 'Helpless' and 'Am I Evil?' with Metallica at one of their shows at Birmingham's NEC.

      The following year saw Brian and Sean team up once again as a band with Karl Wilcox and drums and Eddie Chaos on Bass. Playing only new material, the band completed a small tour of UK clubs under the pseudonym 'Dead Reckoning'.
      It was obvious that Diamond Head were now back in business. The band entered the studio to record tracks for an EP entitled 'Rising Up'. Instead just a 2 track 12" was released available only at gigs and specialist record shops. 'Wild On The Streets' had its origins back in 1978, but had never been completed or recorded. 'Can't Help Myself' completed the single.
      Following two further club tours, Chaos was replaced by Pete Vukovic to record the 'Death and Progress' album. The album features celebrity guests in the guise of Megadeth's Dave Mustaine who played on, and mixed the track ''Truckin'. Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi also guests on 'Starcrossed', adding a very distinctive solo.
      Prior to its release, the band opened a show at Milton Keynes Bowl featuring Megadeth and Metallica on 5th June 1993. The album sold more than 50,000 copies to their ever loyal fan base.
      This show was later released as 'Evil Live' in 1994 along with extra tracks from the 'Death and Progress' sessions. This was to be Diamond Head's last show for 7 years.
      In late 2000, Brian and Sean started working on an acoustic project, reworking some of their back catalogue in an acoustic style with new recruit Floyd Brennan. The trio performed some low key gigs before recording a four track EP and perfoming at the Rock Shield Festival in Burton On Trent.
      The acoustic shows had revitalised interest in Diamond Head, and new songs had already started to be written. Early in 2002, an offer to headline the New Jersey Metal Meltdown IV Festival as an electric band was too good a chance to miss. This signified the return of Eddie Moohan and Karl Wilcox. A couple of weeks rehearsal and a short 4 date UK tour warmed the band up for their first trip to American soil. Their headline performance proved a massive success with many US fans getting their first chance to see the band live.
      More new material was written and fans got to hear new tracks such as 'Shine On; and 'Forever 16' on another UK club tour in September 2002, and a notable slot at the Derby Bloodstock Festival. At the end of 2002 and the early part of 2003, Diamond Head ventured into the studio to record a new album with Andrew Scarth. Although this album had been completed, Sean's reluctance to release it as Diamond Head or desire to play live, meant that it never saw the light of day. Determined to continue, the band played a short set at the Wacken festival in 2003 with ex- Tygers of Pan Tang's Jess Cox on vocals.



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            A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for another group of people (the audience). Sometimes the dividing line between performer and the audience may become blurred, as in the example of "participatory theatre" where audience members might get involved in the production.

            Performances, for example in theatre, can take place daily, or at some other regular interval.


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              Devices 673,017
              Total Run Time 98,603 years
              Points Generated 27,058,508,310
              Results Returned 98,498,495

              Run Time Per Calendar Day (y:d:h:m:s) 97:123:09:05:04
              Run Time Per Result (y:d:h:m:s) 0:000:08:46:10
              Points Per Hour of Run Time 31.33
              Points Per Calendar Day 26,711,261.91
              Points Per Result 274.71
              Results Per Calendar Day 97,234.45

              Total Run Time (y:d:h:m:s) 191:271:02:32:38
              Points Generated 67,912,369
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                User-generated content (UGC), also known as Consumer Generated Media[citation needed], refers to various kinds of media content that are produced by end-users, (as opposed to traditional media producers such as professional writers, publishers, journalists, licensed broadcasters and production companies).

                The term entered mainstream usage during 2005 after arising in web publishing and new media content production circles. It reflects the expansion of media production through new technologies that are accessible and affordable to the general public. These include digital video, blogging, podcasting, mobile phone photography and wikis. In addition to these technologies, user-generated content may also employ a combination of open source, free software, and flexible licensing or related agreements to further diminish the barriers to collaboration, skill-building and discovery.

                Sometimes UGC can constitute only a portion of a website. For example on Amazon.com the majority of content is prepared by administrators, but numerous user reviews of the products being sold are submitted by regular visitors to the site.

                Often UGC is partially or totally monitored by website administrators to avoid offensive content or language, copyright infringement issues, or simply to determine if the content posted is relevant to the site's general theme.


                  Offensive net content emerges

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                  Search for a job: AUSSIES FROM down under have rated the unternet as XXXX and are whingeing in droves about offensive content, apparently.
                  Complaints and investigations into offensive internet content surged in the past year, according to government reports tabled in Ned Kelly's parly place.

                  The number of complaints to the broadcasting watchdog about online content soared to 616 between January and June last year from 385 in the same period in 2003.

                  In 2004, regulatory body the ABA found 383 bits of prohibited internet content including 260 examples of child pornography. All the child pornography was hosted from overseas.

                  According to the Australian Associated Press, ABA also took action over 17 "offensive fantasies", six linked to paedophile activity and 22 to sexual violence. But, said the Sydney Morning News, the real reason for the rise is not really to do with internet filth; it is because the Australian Broadcasting Authority has been given the poisoned chalice of tackling Spam. µ



                    A recent article in our local newspaper expressed the concerns of religious leaders over the easy access to pornography on the Internet. Naturally, they are worried about young minds being corrupted by photographs of humans engaged in sexual relations.

                    As most 'net aware people know, there are many ways to make it difficult for underage people to see web porn. One is that many sites have restricted access. Without a credit card, you can't get in. And of course, there are several software programs that parents can install on their computers that will block out offensive sites.

                    Interestingly enough, some of these programs are put out by religious organizations. And their defaults for blocking (which can be changed, of course, but that's not the point) include such sites as the National Organization of Women, Planned Parenthood, and other pro-female, pro-choice sites. Boy! Are those offensive!

                    I'd like to express another concern. I'm concerned about the easy access to sites run by religious fanatics who spew their bigoted, hate-filled, angry, narrow-minded, empty-headed, ethnocentric, xenophobic, brain-rotting filth. Such sites are perhaps not quite as common as sites showing a lot of flesh, but to me they are far more offensive and more likely to corrupt impressionable minds. And they're all free. And no programs exist specifically to filter them out.

                    Do I feel these sites shouldn't be allowed on the web? Not at all. Freedom of Speech protects those sites just as it protects mine.

                    But let me say this to all those who are worried about porn on the web. If you think your kids are checking it out, it could be that you haven't treated the subject of sexuality seriously enough with them. It could be that you've made pornography more tempting to them by telling them it's bad, or not talking to them about sex at all. The trick isn't to ban it from the web, or even to block it from your computer. It's about education. Of course, education isn't always something that religious leaders care much about, especially with regard to sexuality.

                    And education about the bible-thumping, anti-reason, brainwashing cults of religion? Well, that's why this site exists.

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