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  Cleopatra (Greek band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleopatra, Kleopátra, (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα), is a singer with a strong, emotional performance.
She is known for having represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 1992, in Sweden.
Cleopatra scored 94 points and reached the 5th place, one of the best places a greek song has ever reached in the Contest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cleopatra_(Greek_band)   (142 words)

  
 Cleopatra (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cleopatra is a musical group from the UK comprising three sisters, Cleo, Yonah, and Zainam Higgins (see 'Band Members' category).
Cleo Higgins - born Cleopatra Madonna Higgins, on 30 April 1982, in Birmingham.
Zainam Higgins - born Zainam Higgins, on 5 December 1980, in Manchester.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cleopatra_(band)   (493 words)

  
 Cleopatra
The personal fascinations of Cleopatra induced him to undertake a war on her behalf, in which Ptolemy lost his life, and she was replaced on the throne in conjunction with a younger brother, of whom, however, she soon rid herself by poison.
Antony committed suicide, in the mistaken belief that she had already done so, but Octavian refused to yield to the charms of Cleopatra who put an end to her life, by applying an asp to her bosom, according to the common tradition, in the thirty-ninth year of her age (29th of August, 30 BC).
Cleopatra had three children by Antony, and by Julius Caesar, as some say, a son, called Caesarion, who was put to death by Octavian.
www.nndb.com /people/419/000086161   (420 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Great White album pits band against label
The release, however, caused a conflict because of what the band says was a disagreement over the cover art.
Cleopatra Records, though, maintains that the flame design was never going to be used, Gray says.
Although the original cover of the "Great Zeppelin" tribute did show a shark jumping through flames, Gray insists the band was told that no such image would appear on "A Double Dose." He added that Great White knew this and yet still criticized the record label purely to raise interest in a coming tour.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2004/05/13/great_white_album_pits_band_against_label   (498 words)

  
 Band Interviews
We're not intentionally trying to be a psychedelic band either, but there is an element of the whole band that has a very strong psychedelic edge to it.
Cleopatra set up a web page for us and as soon as people found out we were on the tour, the label started getting a lot of calls and inquiries and interest about us.
I had a band in England and we were finding it harder and harder to get live gigs, because the pubs were closing down and they were putting in karoke machines and discos.
www.sonic-boom.com /interview/big.electric.cat.interview.html   (3202 words)

  
 Cleopatra: Steppin' Out - PopMatters Music Review
While British sister act Cleopatra earned comparisons to the Spice Girls with their pop-focused 1998 debut, the trio are aiming to capture fans of TLC and Destiny's Child on their sophomore effort, Steppin' Out.
The Higgins sisters -- Cleopatra, Yonah, and Zainam -- are still in their teens, but they are adopting a more adult image to expand their US audience.
Cleopatra might not have the strongest voices on the R&B scene, but they have smooth production and a great bunch of songs, and that's a rare enough combination.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/c/cleopatra-steppin.shtml   (477 words)

  
 Nosferatu UK Goth Rock - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cleopatra were originally interested in a compilation of all of the singles, but as the debut album "Rise" was just about to be recorded, they decided to release this.
This was to be the bands 1st official release in Germany with distribution by EFA, and in The USA via Los Angeles based Cleopatra Records with distribution by Caroline.
The band enter into the depths of The House in The Woods studio to record their next single, "The Haunting" (once again engineered & co-produced by Doc "Octopus" Milton) is released in Germany and in The UK in October.
www.soundclick.com /bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=209098   (4667 words)

  
 WIC - History of Women through Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The last of the great Queens of Egypt, Cleopatra nearly altered the face of the world by seeking to unite her realm with that of the Roman Empire.
Cleopatra rushed to his side where he died in her arms.
Lotus - "It is the flower that was in the Beginning, the glorious lily of the Great Waters and the Great Mother wherein all existence comes to be and passes away." The Lotus closes its petals at night and retreats to the deep -- rising with its blossoms open to the sun.
www.wic.org /artwork/cleopatr.htm   (486 words)

  
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In 2004, Cleopatra attempted to release an album entitled Hollywood Rose: The Roots of Guns N' Roses, which included the original five tracks funded by Weber's parents, together with two remixes of each of those same recordings, presumably paid for by Cleopatra.
Cleopatra felt they had every right to release Weber's recordings and hired a lawyer to fire off a pre-emptive strike: a motion for declaratory relief.  In essence, Cleopatra asked the court to confirm the label's rights to do what they were doing.  The court agreed with Cleopatra.
With two bands touring as The Beach Boys or as a similar-sounding combination, show organizers were confused about what exactly they were getting when they booked Jardine's band.
www.starpolish.com /features/print.asp?ID=741   (1336 words)

  
 Aether Sanctum 6: The New Creatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
"Cleopatra picked it up for Goth Box and it kind of caught on, so we thought 'Hmm, maybe we should start performing this song live again', so it was very interesting actually learning one of our own songs, since no one besides me actually played on it!" he laughs.
So, with one week to go before the concert the three bands were promptly dropped from the bill (Switchblade Symphony were able to get back on), Eldritch showed himself to be the bastard he always said he was, and he alienated a large number of American fans.
In the bitter words that followed between bands and fans The New Creatures grabbed some airtime on America's MTV over the controversy, with drummer Koehn rumoured to be investigating legal action after the dumped musicians lost a great deal of money in advertising costs.
www.goth.org.au /about/archives/6/music/newcreatures   (2369 words)

  
 Band Interviews
Cleopatra was asking for another album and they wanted it pretty quick.
When the bands get signed, they have more responsibilities of their own -- they ve got their label to make happy, they have to write new material, they have to practice, they have to play shows.
Paul: Those bands that need the NEC, the newer bands, it is still a real good vehicle to use; now it's got a name and people will look at the cassettes and take a little more time with them.
www.sonic-boom.com /interview/ksk.interview.html   (3030 words)

  
 UsherHouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
A few months pass and the band find themselves desiring a fourth member - Brian Naughton (vocals, guitar) impresses the band and is asked to join.
Albini proves to be an excellent choice as the band have ambitious plans to record and mix their debut - Molting - in only 5 days.
A few months later - and just a few weeks before the band are to embark on their largest tour to date - a 30-day US tour in support of Dave Vanian's (The Damned) The Phantom Chords - an internal falling-out finds the band back to their original line-up of Bob, Robert and Ivan.
www.lensrecords.com /artists/usherhouse   (652 words)

  
 SouthFlorida.com | City Link Magazine
Soon after, the label flew the band to Los Angeles to record an album to be produced by Fred Coury, the drummer with another of the band members' favorite glam-metal acts, Cinderella.
The band members are equally all-business when it comes to promoting Everything in Between and planning their upcoming tour.
If the band's members had been signed when they were in their early 20s, Rogers says, they might not have known how to capitalize on the opportunity.
www.southflorida.com /citylink/sfe-cl-111605cover,0,3565341.story?coll=sfe-cl-top-promo   (1155 words)

  
 The Numb Ones
Cleopatra Recording artist, THE NUMB ONES have been chosen as opening support for CONSTANTINE MAROULIS (of AMERICAN IDOL fame) and his band PRAY FOR THE SOUL OF BETTY for their headlining jaunt across North America.
The band, who just released their full-length debut effort EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on Cleopatra Records have been receiving numerous praise and accolades from the media for their energetic, live stage shows and their song-writing craftsmanship most recently being featured on MTV Japan Headbangers Ball, MTV’s MADE and numerous write-ups, reviews and features across the globe.
While they are on their honeymoon, the band is going over plans for a video shoot at the end of the month.
community.livejournal.com /the_numb_ones   (1251 words)

  
 Lexington Brass Band
Playing in the style of the traditional British brass band, the Lexington Brass Band, which draws it's members from seven area colleges and universities, presented a program of music as diverse as Henry VIII and Duke Ellington.
Webster's third solo, Cleopatra by E. Damare,  was a feast of technical brilliance showcasing his mastery of the cornet.
Next the band played a four movement work which was written in 1995 for the United States Marine Band Brass Choir to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.
www.trumpetguild.org /98conference/528730.html   (528 words)

  
 BLACKHEADS alternative rock from Amsterdam
After this tour the band split in 1991, leaving a already recorded second 7" on the shelf, and one song of that session made it onto the Share Common Ground Benefit sampler LP from Crucial Response.
Sandrijn was able to form a new band, DENIAL (1994-1995) in which Sem of Caesar-fame auditioned for the position of singer.
After that he was in a lot of bands, mostly with a strong orientation on progressive rock, fun to play, but only for connaisseurs (as most bands hahaha).
www.xs4all.nl /~hanou/blackheads/bh-pbhist.htm   (883 words)

  
 Noise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The people at Cleopatra Records came up with a really great idea, and this is the best incarnation of it yet.
Band A records songs, and band B mixes them.
The band's driving electro-dance oft with sinister leanings has always been a sensory delight.
www.flowonline.com /archives/1996/0996/noise.htm   (483 words)

  
 Heavy Metal Resource Reviews Gemini Five and Vicious
If you were to cross bands like Shotgun Messiah, Motley Crue, and maybe in some ways The Beautiful Creatures, you would be pretty close in sound to what these guys are all about.
The music is definitely old school sleaze and I would say that the last time we got an album of this quality from this style of band was from The Beautiful Creatures a few years back with their debut.
The band is death sounding vocally, but not to the extreme of some bands who have very abrasive vocal work.
www.homestead.com /rockindude/reviews279.html   (714 words)

  
 F5 In Concert at Mogollon Brewery in Flagstaff Mar. 18   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Additionally, the special "pay now, play now" version of the album is available here at www.f5theband.com which allows the listener to purchase, and digitally download, the entire audio record into their computer and still receive the full length copy in the mail, all at one special low price.
F5 The Band formed in early 2003, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, guitarist Steve Conley and drummer David Small began their new group F5.
Cleopatra Records was founded in 1992 by long-time music fan, BRIAN PERERA.
www.azreporter.com /?itemid=509   (537 words)

  
 Flotsam and Jetsam News Archive
We are very happy to be on that bill because of all the cool bands playing, and also because of the killer support this band has received over the years from that magazine.
The band is very into this idea and has been something we had always wanted to do, even if it were just in CD format.
All of this was beyond the band's control and they offer their sincerest apologies to all that were affected by this.
www.flotsam-and-jetsam.com /news2.htm   (8738 words)

  
 Tori Tribute album from Cleopatra Records
We will record the song using the usual band members so expect violins, cellos bass, etc. but we are aiming towards a dancefloor track so we will most likely be speeding the song up a bit and adding some electronic sounds for depth.
Meegs is the guitarist of the metal band Coal Chamber.
They were one of the first bands to join mp3.com representing that genre and have remained in the Goth top 10 for well over a year.
www.thedent.com /cleotrib.html   (4581 words)

  
 Antony and Cleopatra
Description Costume rendering for Egyptian Slave in Antony and Cleopatra: fl felt headband with gold-colored pattern, green collar with white and red decoration, light blue jersey dress with green and white trim at neckline and on shoulder straps.
Cleopatra and entourage enter at curved steps, slaves carrying little lights; Antony and entourage near doorway at stage left.
Cleopatra and her women on top of monument; men carrying Antony on stage through entrance.
images.library.uiuc.edu /projects/motley/antony.htm   (3128 words)

  
 Band Interviews
Ed: We would like to thank Cleopatra for the distribution (whether we'll see any royalties from the Hard/Cleopatra union is another story), we would also like to thank them for the exposure with compilations and remixes, however Cleopatra is a business and only ever communicated with us when they wanted something.
We've heard of a techno band called THD and a metal band called Total Harmonic Distortion so who the fuck knows.
Ed: Actually Brian at Cleopatra said it was too confusing to use both the full Total Harmonic Distortion and THD at the same time.
www.aracnet.com /~jester/interview/thd.interview.html   (1476 words)

  
 Dance Cleopatra
At the moment that the musical ambitions took over the fun part, the band basically came to a grinding halt: beating the woodblock became playing paradiddles on a marimba, and one chord solo's became harmonical efforts on the guitar scale.
The band reached the lowest point when one of the members of the original line-up was asked to leave: the fun turned into hard labour and the beers got stale....
All that was left was a demo-tape ("Dance Cleopatra, june 1993") and the song "who comes in last" was featured on the sampler cd "Do The Dutch Ska Dance, Volume I" (1993).
www.xs4all.nl /~hanou/dancecleopatra/dc-wcil.htm   (346 words)

  
 Metallian.com - F5
F5 was one of the bands former Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson got involved with following his falling out with his former leader, Dave Mustaine.
The band's name was neither inspired by a camera nor by a hi-tech company.
A deal with Deadline and Cleopatra would result in the Arizona band's debut, A Drug For All Seasons, to come out in mid-2005.
www.metallian.com /f5.htm   (339 words)

  
 TrouserPress.com :: Christian Death
The show it documents is one of Williams' last with the band; citing loss of interest and a distaste for touring, he abruptly took his leave.
Through a lengthy controversy over rights to the band name in ensuing years (Williams eventually picked it up again, refusing to acknowledge Kand's persistence), no legal issue would ever be resolved enough to affect the activity of either faction.
Unfortunately, the band is now openly competing with the likes of Slipknot, vying for the hearts and minds of kids that Marilyn Manson left behind a half-decade back.
www.trouserpress.com /entry.php?a=christian_death   (5322 words)

  
 Projekt: darkwave - 'Sinister Nostalgia'
With band on hiatus and no new studio record in the works, this phenomenal 15 song, state of the art remix record is sure to find it's starving public.
Understandably, the band was becoming increasingly popular via word of mouth and DJ rotation across the globe.
Most seem to think that popular bands in the underground are rolling in the money, and this just isn't the case, regardless of how popular they appear or how well their sales are.
www.projekt.com /projekt/product.asp?dept_id=20&sku=CLE11252   (407 words)

  
 Aktivitaet Online - Activities - 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The US label Cleopatra continues to re-issue Kraftwerk material with the odd track or two on several different compilation CD/book releases, such as 'Industrial Revolution' and 'Space Daze'.
Hütter and Schnider of Kraftwerk were not interviewed for the programme, those portions of Hütter that were to be aired all being from archive sources.
Bartos, as well as working with the Swedish band Mobile Homes is also reported to be very involved in the recording of the next album by the band Electronic, consisting of New Order's Bernard Sumner and The Smiths' Johnny Marr.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/aktivitaet/1995.htm   (424 words)

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