Monday, 30 August 2010


Selepas aku berbuka puasa di rumah, tiba tiba aku terdetik nak pergi jalan jalan sambil survey kain samping di Bazaar Ramadan di Ampangan. Kali ini aku pergi seorang diri dengan menaiki motor, sebab nak mengelak dari jammed bila sampai di Ampangan nanti....
pandangan dari jalan besar Ampangan
Kawasan Bazaar Ramadan ni berdekatan dengan Plaza Ampangan
Motor aku leee
Tahun ni aku rasa macam kurang meriah kat Ampangan sebab apa yang aku diberitahu oleh mamat kedai kkat sini, banyak dah tertumpu ke Senawang, almaklumlah parking senang tak macam di Ampangan sampai bahu jalan besar pun boleh dibuat parking. Macam mana kalau ada kereta lowered nak parking ye? Lu fikirlah sendiri...hehehhe....
Kawasan laluan di Bazaar Ramadan Ampangan, dulu nak mencelah pun susah.....sekarang... boleh pandang kiri kanan kedai lagi.
Satu lagi tempat jualan di Bazaar Ramadan Ampangan
Kalau dulu kereta masuk dah tentu jammed tapi sekarang....pemandu kereta siap tersenyum lebar...jalan dah tak sejammed dulu!!
Selepas itu aku pun bertolak ke Senawang, nak tengok sendiri kemeriahan disana pulak.....
Oh ye...Bazaar Ramadan Senawang pulak berdekatan dengan GIANT dan McDonalds 24 hours....
Kawasan Bazaar Ramadan di Senawang sampai ke Dataran Senawang!!! Punyalah besar..... hehehehehe
Last gambar sebelum bateri handphone kong....isk!!! kena beli NIKON nih..... Semasa aku on the way balik, aku sempat singgah satu kedai bundle kasut dan menjual seluar/kemeja Levis..harga boleh tahan tapi kemeja tak ada saiz.... Tuan punya kedai PR pun ok dan dia berikan aku bisnes kad dia dan aku kasi no hp aku kalau ada kasut yang aku nak dah sampaiPada sesiapa nak deal dengan dia, bolehlah call no diatas (nama didalam kad tak ada kena mengena dengan tuan punya kedai sebab dia ada rambut!!...hehhehe)

Terima kasih kepada semua warga Ampangan dan Senawang kerana tak marah aku masa aku ambil gambar......mana la tahu kan.....hehehhe....Selamat Menyambut Ramadan dan Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri....maaf zahir dan batin.......


Saturday, 28 August 2010


Rock music has been a volatile, unpredictable creature that has constantly redefined and reinvented itself since its emergence in the late 1940s. Not surprisingly, then, it can be extremely difficult to apply a straightforward definition to such a restless musical format.

But while people may quibble over specifics, rock music can generally be described as hard-edged music performed with electric guitars, bass, and drums and usually accompanied by lyrics sung by a vocalist.

That sounds simple enough, but a closer look at the evolution of rock music suggests how different styles and influences have shaped its development over the years. But first, let’s take a look back at its formations.

Rock Music's Origins (1940s-‘60s)

Rock music’s origins can be traced back to the late 1940s, when the popular styles of the day, country and blues, morphed into a new sound aided by electric guitars and a steady drum beat. Pioneering rock artists of the ‘50s, such as Chuck Berry, leaned heavily on classic blues structures while demonstrating a flair as natural-born entertainers. As opposed to the safe pop music of the era, rock’s aggressive attack suggested a sexual freedom that proved shocking during that conservative age.

By the early ‘60s, Berry’s followers, most notably the Rolling Stones, expanded rock’s scope by transitioning from singles artists into musicians capable of producing cohesive albums of songs. Embracing sex and youthful rebellion in their music, the Stones courted controversy but also elevated rock to new cultural heights.

Rock Music's Evolution (1970s)

As rock music became the dominant form of popular music, new bands built on their predecessors’ strengths while branching out into new sonic territory.

Led Zeppelin gave rock a darker, heavier tone, becoming one of the ‘70s’ most popular bands and helping to kick-start a new genre known as hard rock or heavy metal.

Around the same time, Pink Floyd added psychedelic elements and complex arrangements, creating concept albums tied together by a single theme and meant to be absorbed in a single sitting. Records like Dark Side of the Moon were credited with spawning the progressive rock movement.

In the late ‘70s, as a response to what they perceived as pretentious “hippie” bands such as Pink Floyd, groups like the Sex Pistols and the Clash simplified rock down to its core ingredients: loud guitars, rude attitude and enraged singing. Punk was born.

And while all three movements enjoyed different degrees of mainstream acceptance, a fourth, less-recognized style was beginning to take shape as well. Spotlighting atonal noise and unconventional rock instruments such as drum machines, groups like Pere Ubu became the pioneers of industrial rock, an abrasive subgenre that didn’t enjoy widespread popularity but would inspire future rock bands.

Rock Music's Splintering (1980s)

As the ‘80s began, mainstream rock music was losing commercial steam, its sound growing stale. In such a creatively stagnant environment, subgenres started to assert their dominance.

Inspired by punk’s outsider status and industrial’s eclectic instrumentation, keyboard-driven English bands like Depeche Mode demonstrated a more introverted songwriting style, creating postpunk, which is also described as new wave.

Meanwhile, American groups like R.E.M. toyed with postpunk elements, balancing introspective lyrics with traditional rock-band arrangements. These bands were dubbed college rock because of their popularity on college radio stations.

By the end of the ‘80s, college rock had become such a lucrative alternative to mainstream rock that it received a new moniker: alternative rock. It was also referred to as indie rock because the bands were often signed to small, independently-owned labels.

Significantly, alternative rock cemented its cultural standing when the music magazine Billboard created a new chart in 1988 specifically for alternative rock, which the publication classified as modern rock. For most music fans, terms such as modern rock, alternative and indie are synonymous ways of describing this popular subgenre.

Rock Music's Reemergence (1990s-Present)

With the ascension of Nirvana's Nevermind in 1991, alternative rock became the dominant popular music. But while other bands soon sprung up as part of the so-called grunge movement (a merging of hard rock and punk), other groups, like Soundgarden, straddled the worlds of alternative and mainstream rock music.

Exacerbated by the suicide of Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain, alternative music started to lose its luster by the middle of the decade, setting the stage for mainstream rock's reemergence.

One of the first bands to capitalize on mainstream rock’s comeback was Limp Bizkit, which melded hard rock and rap into a new hybrid call rap-rock. Groups like Staind and Puddle of Mudd followed in Limp Bizkit’s wake, though these bands focused on melodic hard rock rather than integrating rap into the mix.

At the same time, bands that had thrived during grunge’s heyday but didn’t easily fit into the alternative subgenre, such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, continued to find audiences throughout the ‘90s. Additionally, groups that rose from the ashes of grunge, like Foo Fighters, incorporated alternative music’s outsider energy to reenergize mainstream rock music.

As rock music enters the 21st century, the most successful acts possess the same spirit as their ‘60s predecessors, even if they sound quite different. Linkin Park fuses hip-hop and metal, while 3 Doors Down emulates hard-rock traditions of the past while providing a contemporary spin. Undoubtedly, rock music will keep evolving in the future, drawing from its rich history while continuing to keep its ear open for the next sonic reinvention.

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Motley Crue

Hair metal was influenced by glam rock from the late '70s and early '80s, inspiring the over the top looks hair bands adopted, including big hair and makeup. Hard rock bands like Slade and Aerosmith helped shape their musical sound. In the U.S., hair metal was popularized on the Sunset Strip of Los Angeles beginning in the early '80s. At the height of its popularity in the '80s, hair bands had huge radio and MTV hits and were one of the most popular genres in all of music. That spawned numerous copycat bands of lesser talents that diluted the genre, and the nail in the coffin was the rise of grunge music in the early '90s. Many hair bands broke up or went on hiatus during that era, but toward the end of the decade and into the 2000s, nostalgia helped propel hair metal back to life. Bands like Poison, Motley Crue and Ratt still are able to draw large crowds to their concerts, although their new musical material hasn't been as well received.

Musical Style :
Hair metal is very polished and accessible. Big hooks, melodic choruses, and the ever popular "monster ballad" typify the genre. Guitars are also very prominent, with nearly every song having at least one guitar solo. There's also an endless debate on who is and isn't a hair band. Some say Def Leppard and Guns N' Roses are hair bands. Guns N' Roses came from that L.A. scene, but to me don't fall under the hair metal banner because of the edginess of their earlier stuff.

Vocal Style :
Like the music, hair metal vocals are also accessible. They are melodic, and usually relatively high-pitched. Hair metal vocalists rarely get the respect that traditional metal singers do, in part because of the glam looks and accessible songs. But there have been some quality singers in the hair metal genre.

Pioneers :

Motley Crue
Bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee formed Motley Crue in 1981. They soon recruited guitarist Mick Mars, and eventually hired Vince Neil as their singer. The Crue quickly become of the most successful bands to emerge from the Sunset Strip. Their legendary partying drew almost as much as attention as their music. They had a string of successful albums, including Shout At The Devil, Theatre Of Pain, Girls Girls Girls and Dr. Feelgood. After turmoil and member changes in the '90 and early 2000s, the classic lineup is back together, touring and releasing new music. They also started their own summer touring festival Crue Fest in 2008.

Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot formed in the late '70s, and their early lineup included guitarist Randy Rhoads, who ended up joining Ozzy Osbourne's band before his tragic death in a plane crash. The band's first two albums didn't do much, but their third release Metal Health hit number one on the Billboard album chart, the first heavy metal album to do so. That opened the floodgates, ending up in hair metal's massive commercial popularity.
Quiet Riot's reign of success only lasted a few years, and they had a lot of lineup changes and a couple of breakups. They still toured until recently, when vocalist Kevin DuBrow died of a drug overdose in 2007.

Hanoi Rocks
In Europe, Hanoi Rocks mixed glam rock, punk and the big hair and makeup of vocalist Michael Monroe. The Finnish band got their start in the late '70s and quickly rose through the ranks. They were on the verge of breaking through when tragedy struck. In 1984, drummer Nicholas "Razzle" Dingley was killed in a car accident (the car was driven by Motley Crue's Vince Neil). The band was never the same. Their status as a true "hair band" is disputed by some, but there's no doubt they greatly influenced the genre, and should be considered pioneers.

Recommended Albums :
Poison - Look What The Cat Dragged In
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil
Ratt - Out Of The Cellar
Quiet Riot - Metal Health
Twisted Sister - Stay Hungry
Dokken - Under Lock And Key
Warrant - Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich
White Lion - Pride
Hanoi Rocks - Two Steps From The Move
Winger - Winger

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Napalm Death

Grindcore is a branch of extreme metal that fuses elements of death metal, hardcore punk and other genres. Of all the genres of extreme metal grind is the most alien to inexperienced listeners, frequently confrontational and flirting with outright noise. The genre got started in the mid-1980s on opposite side of the Atlantic. In Michigan, Repulsion combined blast beasts with a distinct fuzzy bass tone. In England, the early lineups of Napalm Death began playing ultra-fast and short songs with an acidic political edge. The genre, which has spawned sub-genres including goregrind and cybergrind, is now entrenched in underground metal and has produced some of metal’s most iconoclastic and experimental music.

Musical Style :
Grindcore is characterized by speed, blast beasts and often indecipherable vocals. Many grindcore songs are short even by punk standards and some tracks are just seconds long. Many bands have expanded on the grind template and broadened the music in the process. Brutal Truth is known for bringing an experimental flair to the music; Pig Destroyer showed that you can create a full palate of sound with just a guitar and drums and Nasum’s music is uncannily rhythmic. While there are shared traits the best grind bands have expanded on the template.

Vocal Style :
The vocals vary to match the music and speed, but screams and guttural singing are standard. Some grindcore artists also use a variation of spoken word vocals.
Pioneers :
Napalm Death
Napalm Death is the key band in the grind genre. Opening albums Scum (featuring the famous one-second song “You Suffer”) and From Enslavement to Obliteration are grind benchmarks. Napalm Death favored a death metal approach in the 1990s but returned to their roots in 2000 and have since produced albums that match their earlier work, including the recent albums Smear Campaign and Time Waits for No Slave.

Brutal Truth
Brutal Truth pushed grind to a higher musical level in the 1990s. Initially formed by S.O.D. and Anthrax bassist Dan Lilker, the band took grind music down an unexpected path beginning with Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses and Need to Control. The band broke up in 1999 but began playing together several years ago and recently issued their comeback album Evolution Through Revolution.

Repulsion initially formed in Flint, Michigan in 1985 and has only recorded roughly one album’s worth of material. Their sole record Horrified was highly influential to metal, particularly the band’s blast beats, violent lyrics and unabashedly primitive sound. Repulsion has played concerts in recent years but recorded no new material.

Recommended Albums :
Napalm Death - Scum
Napalm Death - From Enslavement to Obliteration
Repulsion - Horrified
Pig Destroyer - Prowler in the Yard
Brutal Truth - Sounds of the Animal Kingdom
Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Altered States of America
Nasum - Human 2.0
Discordance Axis - The Inalienable Dreamless
A.C. - 40 More Reasons To Hate Us
Carcass - Reek of Putrefaction

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Progressive metal has its roots in the progressive rock movement of the '70s. In the mid 1980s, bands began to take the basics of progressive rock and add in a heavy metal sound to the equation, forming a new style of progressive music. Progressive metal became huge in the early '90s, with Queensrÿche and Dream Theater having several hit singles that were played regularly on MTV. Since that time, the genre has expanded to include death metal, jazz, and classical elements. Bands have forged their own identities mixing these new elements with what the early pioneers of the genre brought to the table.

Musical Style :
Progressive metal is heavy on technically-sound guitar playing, frequent use of keyboards and complex signature time changes, especially in the drumming department. Bands tend to create a balance between melody and pure aggression. Many bands in the genre play longer songs, some extending over the half-hour mark.

Vocal Style :
Vocals are high-pitched and clearly recognizable. Falsettos, high notes, and operatic/theatrical singing are the norm. However, some bands, like Opeth and Cynic, use growls and screams, in the style of death metal.

Pioneers :

Dream Theater
Dream Theater hit it big with 1992’s Images and Words, behind the single “Pull Me Under.” The band was highly skilled with their instruments, even in the early stages of their career, and their songwriting was top-notch. Fans enjoyed their modern twist on the classic progressive rock sound. Dream Theater would build up a large fan base and continue to grow off the success of Images and Words.

Fates Warning
The heaviest of the three pioneers of the genre, Fates Warning took a heavier approach to progressive rock, stripping it down to the bare essentials. 1988’s No Exit would be the album that showcased the band at their most progressive, with the 20-minute epic “The Ivory Gates Of Dreams” being the band’s magnum opus at the time of its release.

Queensrÿche’s third album, 1988’s Operation: Mindcrime, is considered one of the finest concept albums in progressive metal. Leaning towards the progressive side, Queensrÿche’s songs were catchy and upbeat, yet had an edge to them that gave them the extra kick to please fans of the metal side of the genre.

Recommended Albums :
Dream Theater - Awake
Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
Fates Warning - No Exit
Opeth - Blackwater Park
Pain Of Salvation - Entropia
King’s X - Faith, Hope, Love
Symphony X - The Divine Wings Of Tragedy
Spock’s Beard - V
Tiamat - Wildhoney
Between the Buried and Me - Colors
Ocean Machine - Biotech

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My Dying Bride

Doom metal has its origins in the early 70’s, with heavy metal band Black Sabbath playing songs with slow riffing and dark, foreboding lyrics. In the 80’s, bands like Saint Vitus, Trouble, and Candlemass took those elements and warped them into what became known as doom metal. The genre spanned out in the early 90’s to include other musical genres, including death, thrash, and black metal to form a multitude of subgenres. Out of these subgenres came successful doom metal acts such as My Dying Bride and Paradise Lost. Today, the genre is still going strong, especially in the underground scene.

Musical Style :
Doom metal has slower melodies and dark lyrical themes, usually dealing with death, destruction, and feelings of despair and emptiness. The sound is heavy and thick, due in part to the guitar tone, with distortion and downtuning usually prevalent characteristics in the guitar work.

Vocal Style :
Most vocalists sing cleanly, save for some that use either growled or whispered vocals. The singer usually sounds depressed or moody, with a lot of pausing and a heavy-handed approach that emphasizes the gloomy lyrical content.

Pioneers :

Pagan Altar
Pagan Altar One of the first true doom metal bands, Pagan Altar would quickly fade into obscurity in the early 80’s. Their debut album Volume 1 was not released until 1998, but was originally recorded in 1982, and showcased the early incarnation of doom metal. Along with fellow British band Witchcraft General, Pagan Altar left a lasting impression on the genre, even in their brief time together. The band reformed in 2004, and released two albums, 2004’s The Lords Of Hypocrisy and 2006’s Mythical and Magical.

Witchcraft General
While eventually following the same career path as Pagan Altar (breaking up early, re-forming about twenty years later), the band was able to release a few essential doom metal albums in their original lineup. 1982’s Death Penalty took many cues from Black Sabbath, but slowed down the tempo considerably, save for a few NWOBHM-influenced cuts, like “Free Country.” The band would release one more album, 1983’s Friends Of Hell before disbanding, only to bring the band back to life in late 2006.

Saint Vitus
Over in America, a metal band from California would make their mark in the genre with their self-titled debut in 1984. With epic numbers like “Zombie Hunger” and “Burial At Sea,” the five tracks on their first album would make the band a major underground hit. The band would go on for another decade, releasing quality material, before ending the band in the late '90s.

Recommended Albums :
Pagan Altar - Volume 1
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
Witchcraft General - Death Penalty
Trouble - Psalm 9
Candlemass - Ancient Dreams
My Dying Bride - The Angel And The Dark River
Pentagram - Day Of Reckoning
Solitude Aeturnus - Beyond The Crimson Horizon
Solstice - Lamentations
Novembers Doom - Amid Its Hallowed Mirth

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As I Lay Dying

The origins of metalcore date back to the mid-1980s, where bands like Agnostic Front and Suicidal Tendencies were mixing thrash, punk, and hardcore together. The genre became huge in the late '90s, as a major wave of metalcore bands formed to tear up the metal landscape. Bands like Unearth, Killswitch Engage, and All That Remains have made names for themselves in the mainstream, headlining major festivals and achieving solid albums sales. Today, metalcore is still one of the most popular genres of metal, even with criticism from some in the underground metal community.

Musical Style :
Metalcore is structured linearly, with the songwriting consisting of aggressive verses and melodic choruses. Breakdowns are a vital part of the genre, usually used to invoke moshing at live shows. A good portion of the bands in the genre have recently added in solos and a greater emphasis on technical guitar playing, including a heavy use of palm muting. Double bass drumming is prevalent in the genre as well. The sound is polished and the lyrics range from personal to political issues.

Vocal Style :
Most vocalists scream and growl, with some saving the clean vocals for selected points in the song (chorus, bridge).

Pioneers :
Earth Crisis
Formed in 1991, Earth Crisis made a splash in metalcore with their 1995 debut album Destroy The Machines. The album is considered one of the most influential albums towards garnishing mainstream recognition of the genre. Earth Crisis released a few more albums that showcased a cleaner and more refined approach to metalcore before dissolving in 2001.

Shai Hulud
While some today may consider the band to be closer to a hardcore/punk hybrid, Shai Hulud was considered a pioneer of metalcore back in the mid '90s. Their 1997 album Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion was an anger-fueled journey; however, Shai Hulud brought intelligent lyrics to the forefront of their music, helping them to achieve critical and commercial acclaim.

Recommended Albums :
As I Lay Dying - Frail Words Collapse
Killswitch Engage - The End Of Heartache
Shadows Fall - The Art Of Balance
Bullet For My Valentine - The Poison
Trivium - Ascendancy
Avenged Sevenfold - Waking The Fallen
Earth Crisis - Destroy The Machines
Shai Hulud - Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion
Converge - Jane Doe
Overcast - Reborn To Kill Again

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Power metal mixes heavy metal with thrash, speed and symphonic elements. European bands like Helloween and Gamma Ray started the power metal movement in the late ‘80s, with the genre exploding in the ‘90s with Iced Earth, Blind Guardian, and Stratovarius leading the way for future power metal bands. The main sound of the genre hasn’t changed much, with the vocals still soaring high and the guitar solos flying free. Nowadays, bands like Dragonforce and Theocracy are keeping power metal strong, engaging a new generation of metalheads.

Musical Style
Most guitar work in power metal is played at a fast speed, with thrash-like riffing and wild solos that can go on for an extended period of time. The bassist usually just stays with the rhythm guitarist. The drummer relies heavily on double bass work, adding in some complex fills and cymbal work as well. The keyboard work ranges from band to band, with some bands using the keys for simple melodies, while others create an orchestration effect for the music.

Vocal Style
Vocalists sing in a high register, quite similar to Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson and Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford. Their range is usually wide, with high notes being the norm.
Pioneers :
In 1987, the two-part epic concept album Keeper Of The Seven Keys put the German power metal band on the map. Both of these albums are really where the birth of power metal began. Taking NWOBHM and adding melodic elements to the sound is what led to Helloween’s early success, and the forward momentum of the power metal genre as a whole.

Blind Guardian
While forming around the same time as Helloween, it wouldn’t be until later releases where the band’s full potential would be unleashed. While they did play power metal in the early days, Blind Guardian tended to lean towards speed metal on 1988’s Battalions Of Fear and 1989’s Follow The Blind.
Gamma Ray
When Helloween guitarist and songwriter Kai Hansen left the band in 1988, he formed his own project, Gamma Ray. Hansen kept to his power metal roots in his new band, with Gamma Ray eventually becoming an underground hit for fans of the genre. The band is best known for their epic 1995 album Land Of The Free.

Recommended Albums :
Helloween - Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part 1
Stratovarius - Dreamspace
Crimson Glory - Transcendence
Gamma Ray - Land Of The Free
Blind Guardian - Nightfall In Middle-Earth
Hammerfall - Glory To The Brave
Iced Earth - Horror Show
Dragonforce - Valley Of The Damned
Theocracy - Theocracy
Primal Fear - Jaws Of Death

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New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, or NWOBHM started in the late '70s and early '80s after the initial wave of heavy metal bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath. It was a purer form of heavy metal with fewer rock and blues influences than the first metal bands. It set the stage for the rise of heavy metal across the world. It also was the precursor and inspiration to thrash and speed metal.

Musical Style
NWOBHM didn't really have a signature style or sound. It was more a matter of location and time than specific style. Some bands were more progressive and epic sounding while others were straight ahead metal. One thing the NWOBHM bands did have in common was their sense of melody.

Pioneers :

Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden are one of the most well known metal bands of all time, although they didn't have the commercial success as some of their counterparts. After recording a couple of albums in the early '80s the band recruited lead singer Bruce Dickinson, recorded the legendary Number Of The Beast and took off from there. Their mascot Eddie is also famous worldwide.

Def Leppard
Formed in the late '70s in Sheffield, Def Leppard were the definitive metal band of the '80s. They had multiple radio hits and their albums Pyromania and Hysteria are among the best selling albums ever. They brought metal to the mainstream. They experienced several tragedies, including the death of guitarist Steve Clark and the loss of drummer Rick Allen's arm in a car accident. But they persevered and continue filling arenas today.

Recommended Albums :
Iron Maiden - Number Of The Beast
Def Leppard - Pyromania
Diamond Head - Am I Evil
Motorhead - Ace Of Spades
Saxon - Strong Arm Of The Law
Judas Priest - Hell Bent For Leather
Girlschool - Take A Bite
Angel Witch -Angel Witch
Raven - Wiped Out
Samson - Shock Tactics
Grim Reaper - See You In Hell
Quartz - Stand Up And Fight

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Black metal started in the early '80s. It drew influences from thrash metal, but took things to even more extremes. The Norwegian scene quickly grew and was plagued by church burnings and murders in the early '90s. The genre spread across Europe and into North America. Many black metal bands wear corpse paint and stage outfits that make them look evil or threatening.

Musical Style
Early black metal was raw and very poorly produced, with blast beat drumming and distorted guitars. The production value improved, but the rawness was still a hallmark of the first wave of black metal. Today's "second wave" bands are more melodic and symphonic with a lot of keyboards, but still very extreme and uncommercial. Image is just is important as musical style in this genre.

Black Metal Vocal Style
Mostly high pitched rasps and guttural growls that are completely intelligible. If you look at the lyrics sheets many have pagan or satanic themes. Many vocalist try to sound like a demon or something straight out of hell.

Pioneers :
Venom formed in England in the late '70s and consisted of Cronos, Mantas and Abaddon. Their debut album Welcome To Hell was released in 1981 and followed a year later by the album that gave the genre its name, Black Metal.

The Norwegian band is famous because of their music, and infamous because of everything else that went on around them. Vocalist Dead committed suicide and Euronymous was stabbed to death by fellow band member Count Grishnackh. Formed in 1984, they were at the forefront of the increasingly popularity of black metal in Norway.

Recommended Black Metal Albums :
Venom - Black Metal
Mayhem - Grand Declaration Of War
Emperor - Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
Cradle Of Filth - Dusk And Her Embrace
Dimmu Borgir - Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Darkthrone - Soulside Journey
Immortal - Pure Holocaust
Burzum - Filosofem
Gorgoroth - Under The Sign Of Hell
Satyricon - Shadowthrone
Marduk - Heaven Shall Burn
Rotting Christ - A Dead Poem
Enslaved - Frost
Dark Funeral - Vobiscum Satanas

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Thursday, 26 August 2010


Death Metal evolved from Thrash Metal and also took some of the extreme elements of black metal. The fast tempos of thrash were kept, but blast beats were added to make it even more brutal. The aggressive vocals of thrash became the screaming unintelligible "cookie monster" vocals of death metal. The genre arose simultaneously in the U.S., especially in Florida, and in Europe. A multitude of subgenres later splintered off from death metal, such as melodic death metal. Death metal and its variants are probably the most popular form of metal today.

Musical Style
In one word, brutal. Death metal is intense and fast, usually utilizing a double bass drum and dual distorted guitars.

Vocal Style
The vocals are what make death metal distinctive. Instead of singing, death metal vocalists use a low-pitched guttural growl that is nearly impossible to understand. The lyrical content is almost always dark and/or apocalyptic.

Pioneers :

It only makes sense that a band called Death is a pioneer in death metal. They were part of the Florida scene that spawned the genre in the U.S. The band was started in 1984 by Chuck Schuldiner, a true metal pioneer. They released several demos that became popular in the underground and finally released their debut album Scream Bloody Gore in 1987. Death released seven full-lengths before Schuldiner died of cancer in 2001.

Morbid Angel
Also a part of the seminal Florida scene, Morbid Angel got together in 1983. Guitarist and songwriter Trey Azagthoth is the backbone of the band, who have gone through a few different vocalists. Their debut album was 1989's Altars Of Madness. Their signature release was 1991's Blessed Are The Sick, a classic death metal album and a must-own.

Recommended Death Metal Albums :
Death - Human
Morbid Angel - Covenant
Cannibal Corpse - Butchered At Birth
Deicide - Deicide
Carcass - Symphonies Of Sickness
Obituary - The End Complete
At The Gates - Terminal Spirit Disease
Arch Enemy - Burning Bridges
God Dethroned - The Grand Grimoire
Necrophagia - Season Of The Dead
Suffocation - Effigy Of The Forgotten

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Thrash Metal is also known as speed metal, and since many of the early thrash bands were from San Francisco, it became known as Bay Area Thrash. It started in the early to mid '80s and was at its peak in the late '80s. Thrash bands were influenced by New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) and hardcore punk. Thrash was also the inspiration for later extreme genres such as death and black metal. There was also a strong European thrash scene, especially in Germany where bands such as Kreator, Sodom and Destruction led the way.

Musical Style
Thrash is driven by the guitar. It's played at a furiously fast pace with a staccato, percussive guitar sound. It layers fast riffs with higher pitched solos. Many thrash bands use the double bass drum.

Vocal Style
Thrash vocals are usually very aggressive and sometimes angry sounding, but unlike death or black metal, they are still understandable.

Pioneers :

Although there were some artists that incorporated elements of thrash into their music, Metallica's 1983 release Kill 'Em All is generally considered to be one of the first thrash albums. Former member Dave Mustaine wrote some of the songs on that record and went on to form another seminal thrash band, Megadeth. Metallica went on to release several classic thrash albums, and although their style has evolved, they still hold on to their thrash roots.

Slayer is a little more extreme than Metallica, and their debut album Show No Mercy was released in 1983. 1986's Reign In Blood is considered by many to be the best thrash album ever recorded. Like Metallica, Slayer has had longevity and continue to show the younger generation how it's done.

Recommended Albums :
Metallica - Master Of Puppets
Slayer - Reign In Blood
Megadeth - Peace Sells...But Who's Buying
Anthrax - Among The Living
Exodus - Bonded By Blood
Nuclear Assault - Handle With Care
Annihilator - Alice In Hell
Stormtroopers of Death (SOD) - Speak English Or Die
Testament - The Legacy
Overkill - Horrorscope
Sepultura - Beneath The Remains
Kreator - Pleasure To Kill

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Heavy Metal
To the uninitiated, any loud music is called heavy metal. In reality there are a multitude of heavy metal styles and subgenres. Heavy metal is a wide umbrella characterizing a style of music that is generally loud and aggressive. There are genres that are very melodic and mainstream, and other genres that are extreme and underground. Here's a brief overview of heavy metal and its many styles.

The term "heavy metal" was first used in a musical sense in the '60s song "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf when they referred to "heavy metal thunder." Although there are debates among experts, most consider groups like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple to be the first heavy metal bands. From there the style evolved and branched into many different genres and subgenres. Heavy metal remains a vital force in music today, with sellout concert tours and CDs selling impressive numbers of copies without any radio airplay or MTV exposure.

Musical and Vocal Styles
The backbone of heavy metal is the electric guitar. You can't have metal without at least one guitarist, and many bands have two or more. Certain genres have some quiet and mellow parts, but most metal is loud, intense, fast and aggressive. The vocal styles in heavy metal range from melodic singing to aggressive singing to unintelligible screaming, depending on the genre.

At the beginning there was just traditional heavy metal. Shortly after it evolved and splintered into many different styles and subgenres. This site has a series of articles on many of the genres that will give you a more in-depth look at that particular type of metal. As time has gone on, there are literally hundreds of subgenres, but these are some of the main genres of heavy metal:
Avant Garde Metal
Also called experimental metal, it's characterized by unusual and nontraditional instruments and song structures.Examples: Arcturus, Dog Fashion Disco, Mr. Bungle, Peccatum, Vintersorg

Black Metal
Characterized by high-pitched raspy vocals and pagan/satanic lyrical imagery. Symphonic black metal is a subgenre that uses keyboards and is more melodic.Examples: Bathory, Burzum, Emperor, Mayhem, Venom

Celtic Metal
A combination of heavy metal and Celtic music with lyrics focusing on Celtic mythology.Examples: Cruachan, Geasa, Waylander

Death Metal
An extreme form of the genre that uses distorted guitars and a growling vocal style sometimes described as "cookie monster" vocals.Examples: Cannibal Corpse, Death, Deicide, Morbid Angel

Doom Metal
A genre that uses slower tempos and emphasizes gloomy, melancholy and atmospheric music. There are numerous subgenres of doom, including drone, epic, industrial, sludge and stoner.Examples: Candlemass, Pentagram, Saint Vitus, Solstice

Gothic Metal
A combination of the darkness and melancholy of goth rock with heavy metal. The lyrics tend to be epic and melodramatic. This is a genre that uses a lot of male/female vocal combinations with the male vocalist generally using more aggressive vocals and the female singing in an ethereal soprano.Examples: Lacuna Coil, Leaves Eyes, Theatre Of Tragedy, Tristania.

This is a genre influenced by thrash metal and death metal. It takes its name from the sound of the atonal guitar riffs combined with blast beats from the bass drum. The vocals are similar to death metal.Examples: Carcass, Napalm Death, Nasum, Pig Destroyer, Terrorizer

Hair Metal
Also called pop metal and hairspray metal, this genre is very melodic and mass appeal. Some of the most commercially successful and critically despised bands came from this genre. They wore a lot of makeup and had huge teased hair, thus the name. They received a lot of radio airplay and chart success in the late '80s and early '90s until grunge rock destroyed it.Examples: Poison, Ratt, Warrant, Winger, White Lion

This genre is currently very popular and combines heavy metal with hardcore. They use the musical style of heavy metal, especially melodic death metal, and the shouting vocal style of hardcore. Breakdowns are also heavily utilized.Examples: As I Lay Dying, God Forbid, Killswitch Engage, Shadows Fall

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM)
This genre has influenced almost all metal that has followed it. These were the metal pioneers that took the original sound of groups like Black Sabbath and took out the rock and blues influences to make the traditional metal sound that we're familiar with today.Examples: Def Leppard, Diamond Head, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon

Combining heavy metal riffs with hip-hop influences and rapped lyrics, this genre became very popular in the late '90s through the early 2000's and then fell from favor. There are a few bands of this style still doing well, although most have come and gone.Examples: Korn, Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach, Slipknot

Power Metal
A very melodic form of metal that utilizes soaring guitars and strong vocals, usually in a higher register. It's also an epic style, with long songs and many lyrics about mythology, fantasy and metaphysical topics. Most power metal bands also have a keyboardist.Examples: Blind Guardian, Fate's Warning, Helloween, Jag Panzer

Progressive Metal
A mixture of heavy metal and progressive rock, this genre utilizes many of the characteristics of avant-garde and power metal. The song structures are complex, using many time signatures and key changes and are usually long. The lyrics are epic and often progressive metal albums are concept albums, utilizing a main theme that runs throughout.Examples: Dream Theater, Evergrey, Fates Warning, Queensryche

Thrash Metal
This genre evolved from NWOBHM and became heavier and more extreme. It's characterized by fast guitar and double bass drum with aggressive but understandable vocals. Some of the most popular bands in metal started as thrash bands, although most evolved as they went along.Examples: Anthrax, Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer

The Future
The great thing about heavy metal is that it is continually changing, evolving and improving. Just when you thought it couldn't get any more extreme, something new comes along. Whether you prefer the melody and complexity of power metal or the aggression and intensity of death metal, it's all part of this widely encompassing genre called heavy metal.

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di atas tangkainya
janganlah dipetik sayang
nantikan merana
bunga berkembang di dalam hati
tak mungkin lagi aku menghindari
kasih dan sayang telah bersemi
diriku seakan bermimpi
sengaja aku nyanyikan
lagu yang syahdu
selalu aku kenangkan
wajahmu yang ayu

Tuesday, 24 August 2010


Love is a razor and I walked the line on that silver blade
Slept in the dust with his daughter, her eyes red with
The slaughter of innocence
But I will pray for her
I will call her name out loud
I would bleed for her
If only I could see her now

Living on a razors edge
Balancing on a ledge
Living on a razors edge

The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....

Circle of fire my baptism of joy at an end it seems
The seventh lamb slain, the book of life opens before me
But I will pray for you
And some day I may return
Don't you cry for me
Beyond is where I learn

Living on a razors edge
Balancing on a ledge
Living on a razors edge

The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....
The evil that men do lives on and on.....


Something in the way she moves,
Attracts me like no other lover.
Something in the way she woos me.
I don't want to leave her now,
You know I believe and how.

Somewhere in her smile she knows,
That I don't need no other lover.
Something in her style that shows me.
I don't want to leave her now,
You know I believe and how.

You're asking me will my love grow,
I don't know, I don't know.
Stick around, and it may show,
But I don't know, I don't know.

Something in the way she knows,
And all I have to do is think of her.
Something in the things she shows me.
I don't want to leave her now.
You know I believe and how.


Woman I can hardly express
My mixed emotions at my thoughtlessness
After all I'm forever in your debt
And woman I will try to express
My inner feelings and thankfulness
For showing me the meaning of success

Ooh, well, well
Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo
Ooh, well, well
Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo

Woman I know you understand
The little child inside of the man
Please remember my life is in your hands
And woman hold me close to your heart
However distant don't keep us apart
After all it is written in the stars

Ooh, well, well
Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo
Ooh, well, well
Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo

Woman please let me explain
I never meant to cause you sorrow or pain
So let me tell you again and again and again

I love you, yeah, yeah
Now and forever
I love you, yeah, yeah
Now and forever
I love you, yeah, yeah
Now and forever
I love you, yeah, yeah

Friday, 20 August 2010


Nama Alhambra berasal dari bahasa Arab yang bermaksud "benteng merah atau merah", mungkin kerana warna menara dan tembok yang mengelilingi turun bukit La Sabica yang oleh cahaya bintang adalah perak tetapi dengan sinar matahari berubah menjadi emas. Tapi ada versi lain , yang ditimbulkan oleh penganalisis muslim yang berbicara tentang pembangunan benteng Alhambra "oleh cahaya obor", refleksi dari dinding yang memberikan warna khas mereka. Awalnya dibina untuk tujuan ketenteraan, Alhambra adalah benteng, istana dan bandar, semua dalam satu. Ketiga-tiga inilah yang membantu menjelaskan banyak ciri khas monumen tersebut.
Tiada rujukan pada Alhambra sebagai tempat tinggal raja-raja hingga abad ke-13, meskipun kota ini telah ada sejak abad ke-9. Raja-raja pertama dari Granada, , telah mempunyai kota dan istana mereka di bukit Albaicin. Para Nasrites itu mungkin para emir yang membina Alhambra, mulai tahun 1238.
Pengasas dinasti itu, Muhammad Al-Ahmar, bermula dengan pemulihan kota lama. Ia telah dibaikpulih oleh puteranya Muhammad II, dan dilanjutkan ke pengganti yang seterusnya. Pembangunan istana (disebut Casa Real Vieja, "Royal House atau Istana Tua") bertarikh abad ke-14 dan merupakan hasil kerja dua raja terkenal: Yusuf I dan Muhammad V. Antara lain, mwmbina "cuarto de Comares" (Bilik Comares), yang "Puerta de la Justicia" (Gerbang Kehakiman), tempat mandi dan beberapa menara. Anaknya, Muhammad V, menambah lagi kecantikan istana dengan membina "cuarto de los leone" (Chamber of Lions), serta bilik lain dan pertahanan.
Alhambra menjadi Istana Kristian pada tahun 1492 ketika Raja Katolik (Ferdinand dan Isabel) menawan bandar Granada. Kemudian, garison tentera, gereja dan sebuah biara telah dibina untuk kegunaan orang awam. Maharaja Charles V, yang menghabiskan beberapa bulan di Granada, mula membina istana Charles V, sempena namanya dan membuat beberapa perubahan dalaman bangunan tersebut. Ini telah menimbulkan kontroversi kerana ia bermotivasi politik. Raja-raja Austria tidak lupa meninggalkan monumen mereka sendiri dan kelihatan lebih ketara di atasnya.
Selama abad ke-18 dan sebahagian daripada ke-19, Alhambra mulai usang dan menjadi salon yang kotor ,malah dijadikan tempat tinggal pencuri dan pengemis. "Dengan demikian kelawar meninggalkan najis di dalam istana , dan realiti jenayah Sepanyol dan pengemis menghancurkan istana kayangan dari Moor," tulis Richard Ford. Sebagai tamparan hebat, pasukan tentera Napoleon, nenakluki Granada dari 1808 hingga 1812, telah menukar istana menjadi berek tentera. Semasa pengunduran mereka telah menanam bahan letupan pada menara dan meletupkannya. Dua dari menara tersebut, Torre de Siete Suelos dan Torre de Agua telah musnah. Dan Alhambra terus diabaikan, sehingga pada tahun 1870 Alhambra telah diisytiharkan sebagai monumen sejarah Sepanyol. Pelancong dan seniman dari seluruh negara telah mencerca mereka yang terdahulu kerana memusnahkan monumen yang paling indah. Sejak dari tarikh tersebut sehinggalah sekarang, Alhambra telah dipelihara, dipulihkan, bahkan dipertingkatkan lagi untuk tatapan pelancong seluruh negara.


MAKKAH Al-Mukarramah adalah kota suci turunnya wahyu llahi kepada Nabi Muhammad. Di sini, terletaknya Masjidil Haram dan Kaabah yang menjadi tanda kebesaran Allah. Makkah adalah kota paling suci di bumi ini serta paling dicintai Allah dan rasul-Nya. Ia juga menjadi tanah kelahiran Nabi Muhammad dan pusat terpancarnya nur Allah di bumi ini. Abdullah bin `Adi bin Al-Hamra meriwayatkan bahawa beliau mendengar Rasulullah bersabda, maksudnya: "Demi Allah!
Kamu (wahai Makkah) adalah tanah Allah yang terbaik dan yang sangat dicintai oleh-Nya. Andai kata aku tidak diusir dari kamu, aku tak akan berpisah (daripada kamu)." (Hadis riwayat Ahmad, Ibn Majah dan Tirmidhi). Ibn `Abbas pula berkata: Rasulullah bersabda: "Betapa tempat yang indahnya kamu! Kamu adalah tempat yang paling aku cintai! Sekiranya orangku tidak mengusirku daripadamu, aku tak akan berpisah (dari sini)untuk hidup di satu tempat yang lain."
Al-Quran secara khusus, berkali-kali menyebut kota ini dengan pelbagai nama yang berjumlah sebelas semuanya. Antaranya adalah Makkah, Bakkah, Al-Baladul Amin, Al-Haramul Amin, Ummul Qura dan Al-Baldah Al-Tayyibah. Bahkan, Allah bersumpah dengan kota suci ini serta memberikan kelebihan dan keistimewaan besar, yang tidak diberikan kepada kota lain. Masjidil Haram dan Kaabah Baitul Atiq yang menjadi kiblat umat Islam sedunia, menjadikan kota suci ini sangat dicintai dan berpengaruh besar bagi umat Islam sepanjang masa. Setiap umat Islam menghadapkan muka ke arah kiblat sekurang kurangnya lima kali sehari semalam. Ia menjadi tempat untuk seluruh kaum Muslimin sedunia menunaikan haji dan umrah.
Di pinggir Kota Makkah, iaitu di Jabal Nur, turunnya wahyu llahi yang pertama iaitu Surah Al-Alaq. Di sini juga menjadi tempat Nabi Muhammad menyendiri dan beribadat kepada Allah. Selepas itu wahyu turun berturut-turut kepada Nabi Muhammad melalui Jibril hingga ayat suci al-Quran yang turun di kota ini dinamakan ayat Makkiyyah, manakala yang turun di Madinah dinamakan ayat Madaniyyah. Di permukaan kota inilah bermulanya perjuangan menegakkan agama Allah yang suci. Pejuang dan pemuka Islam yang pertama, bergerak menghadapi ajaran sesat yang berkembang kukuh di kalangan penduduk Musyrikin Makkah pada masa itu. Patung dan berhala dipuja dan disembah. Di kota inilah Nabi dan sahabat dimusuhi serta disingkir hingga terpaksa
meminggirkan diri daripada masyarakat.
Mereka terkepung di lereng gunung dekat Syiib Amir. Di sinilah, sahabat Nabi, pejuang Islam yang pertama, menerima pelbagai seksaan tubuh dan mental. Namun mereka terus bersabar sehingga Allah memberi kemenangan gemilang kepada mereka mengalahkan kaum Musyrikin.
Kehebatan dan keagungan kota Makkah bukan sekadar catatan dalam sejarah Islam dan melalui firman Allah dan hadis semata-mata, malah dibuktikan melalui kajian dan penyelidikan saintifik. Hal ini dibuktikan oleh profesor dari Mesir, Prof Hosien Kamal El Din Ibrahim yang mencuba satu kaedah baru bagi menentukan arah kiblat dari seluruh penjuru dunia.
Beliau banyak menerbitkan artikel saintifik di bidang kejuruteraan awam. Untuk itu beliau melukis peta dunia yang baru yang dapat menunjukkan arah Makkah dari kota lain di dunia. Dengan menggunakan perkiraan matematik dan kaedah spherical triangle, Hosien mendapati kedudukan Makkah betul-betul berada di tengah-tengah bumi. Penyelidikan beliau ini membuktikan bahawa bumi ini berkembang dari Makkah. Jelasnya, Makkah adalah pusat bumi.
Penyelidik yang lain kemudiannya mengakui ketepatan kiraan beliau apabila mereka menggunakan program komputer bagi membuat kiraan dan melukis peta itu.
Sebelum itu, Abi Fadlallah Al-Emary yang meninggal dunia pada tahun 749 Hijrah, turut melukis peta yang menentukan arah kiblat.
Peta itu terkandung dalam kitabnya Masalik Al Absar Fi Mciinalik Al Amsar. Beliau menggunakan kaedah astronomi bagi menentukan arah kiblat. Seorang lagi pemikir Islam, Al-Safaksy (meninggal dunia tahun 958 hijrah) turut melukis peta dengan menggunakan pendekatan astronomi. Penyelidik kemudiannya mengkaji kedua-dua peta itu dan membandingkannya dengan kaedah astrologi moden. Mereka mendapati kaedah yang digunakan oleh Al-Emary dan Al-Safaksy adalah sangat tepat. Selepas dibandingkan dengan kaedah moden, kedua-dua peta itu membuktikan Makkah dan Kaabah adalah `pusat bumi'.Hasil kajian ini diakui benar dan diisytiharkan oleh The Egyptian Scholars of The Sun and Space Research Center yang
berpusat di Kaherah.

info dari BH 21 December 2004 / 9 Zulkaedah 1425

Thursday, 19 August 2010


Asal :
London, England
Genre :
Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock, folk rock
Tahun Aktif :
Labels :
Atlantic, Swan Song
Berkaitan :
Page and Plant, The Honeydrippers, The Yardbirds
Ahli Kumpulan :
Jimmy Page
John Paul Jones
Robert Plant
John Bonham

1. Good Times Bad Times
2. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
3. You Shook Me
4. Dazed and Confused
5. Your Time Is Gonna Come
6. Black Mountain Side
7. Communication Breakdown
8. I Can't Quit You Baby
9. How Many More Times

1. Whole Lotta Love
2. What Is and What Should Never Be
3. The Lemon Song
4. Thank You
5. Heartbreaker
6. Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman)
7. Ramble On
8. Moby Dick
9. Bring It On Home

1. Immigrant Song
2. Friends
3. Celebration Day
4. Since I've Been Loving You
5. Out on the Tiles
6. Gallows Pole
7. Tangerine
8. That's the Way
9. Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
10. Hats Off to (Roy) Harper

1. Black Dog
2. Rock and Roll
3. The Battle of Evermore
4. Stairway to Heaven
5. Misty Mountain Hop
6. Four Sticks
7. Going to California
8. When the Levee Breaks


1. The Song Remains the Same
2. The Rain Song
3. Over the Hills and Far Away
4. The Crunge
1. Dancing Days
2. D'yer Mak'er
3. No Quarter
4. The Ocean

1. Custard Pie
2. The Rover
3. In My Time Of Dying
4. Houses Of The Holy
5. Trampled Under Foot
6. Kashmir
7. In The Light
8. Bron-Yr-Aur
9. Down By The Seaside
10. Ten Years Gone
11. Night Flight
12. The Wanton Song
13. Boogie With Stu
14. Black Country Woman
15. Sick Again

1. Achilles Last Stand
2. For Your Life
3. Royal Orleans
4. Nobody's Fault but Mine
5. Candy Store Rock
6. Hots On for Nowhere
7. Tea for One

1. In the Evening
2. South Bound Saurez
3. Fool in the Rain
4. Hot Dog
5. Carouselambra
6. All My Love
7. I'm Gonna Crawl


1. We're Gonna Groove
2. Poor Tom
3. I Can't Quit You Baby
4. Walter's Walk
5. Ozone Baby
6. Darlene
7. Bonzo's Montreux
8. Wearing and Tearing


Wednesday, 11 August 2010

LAMAN WEB BACA AL QURAN SECARA ONLINE!!!!!! ialah satu laman web membaca Al Quran secara online yang diasaskan pada Oktober 2005 oleh sekumpulan Muslim Sunnah yang menetap di Orlando, Florida, Amerika Syarikat. Berikut adalah petikan tentang pencipta laman web tersebut :

" bermula pada bulan Oktober 2005, oleh sekumpulan Sunni Muslim yang tinggal di Orlando, Florida, Amerika Syarikat. Tujuan kami adalah untuk menyebarkan mesej Al-Quran untuk semua umat manusia (Beragama Islam dan bukan beragama Islam) di seluruh dunia ini dengan percuma. Selain itu, kami ingin menyokong keamanan dan ketenangan dengan membuat orang menyedari mesej Islam yang sejati. Kami berharap dan berdoa agar portal web ini akan berfungsi sebagai sumber petunjuk dan cahaya bagi seluruh umat manusia di seluruh muka bumi ini, terlepas dari bangsa, warna kulit, usia, kebangsaan, dan agama (Amin).Kami amat berhati-hati mengenai bahan di laman web kami, sehingga kami mempunyai dasar yang ketat untuk memastikan bahawa semua material yang berasal dari sumber yang boleh dipercayai dan telah bukti-dibaca oleh seorang alim ulamak. Kami telah mengambil semua tindakan yang diperlukan untuk memastikan bahawa kandungan dalam laman ini bebas daripada kesalahan. Dalam hal bahawa anda masih menemukan kesalahan dalam teks atau terjemahan Bahasa Arab, bagaimanapun, maka kita dengan rendah hati meminta anda untuk segera melaporkan supaya mereka dapat memperbaiki secepat mungkin, Insya Allah."
- diterjemah menggunakan Google Translate.

Diharap sempena bulan Ramadan ni dapatlah kita ruangkan masa rehat kita untuk membaca Al Quran semoga diberkati Allah S.W.T...Amin

Friday, 6 August 2010


I will be here for you
All I want is you
When I see your face
All the Angels are shamed
Lay with me beauty
Feel me close to you
Take my hand to you
Touch you softly.
Your warm skin
Cover me with you
Over me under you
Pull me in to you
As one we lay entwined
All I ever wanted
I have, I need never wish again
You are heaven sent

*Dari Album Like Gods of the Sun (1996)*