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  Epitaph Records: Demo-lition
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At the bottom of the page, you will find a series of web forms that ask you to fill-in some basic information.
You need to be logged in to post demos.
www.epitaph.com /demolition   (119 words)

  Definition of epitaph - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: Middle English epitaphe, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin epitaphium, from Latin, funeral oration, from Greek epitaphion, from epi- + taphos tomb, funeral
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  Epitaph Records Information
Recently in 2003, Epitaph has sparked some controversy among its fans by signing noted alternative rap artists Atmosphere and Sage Francis and noise/grindcore band The Locust, leading to many heated debates about what constituted the true nature of "punk" music, but so far the new groups seem to feel at home on the label.
Although Bad Religion was the founding band of Epitaph, releasing their early records through the label, they switched over to Atlantic in 1994, with Stranger Than Fiction being their first record outside of the label.
In mid-2005 Epitaph was added to the official list of RIAA members[1] along with several other high-profile independent labels such as Fat Wreck Chords.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Epitaph_Records   (593 words)

An epitaph (from Greek, meaning "upon a tomb") is an inscription on a tomb, or writing suitable for that purpose.
It should not be confused with the elegy, which, although often similar to the epitaph in subject and tone, is quite a bit longer.
Epitaphs range from the lofty to the coarse, from the sublimely serious to the shockingly hilarious.
www.angelfire.com /ct2/evenski/poetry/epitaph.html   (271 words)

 purevolume™ | Epitaph
Epitaph was officially formed in the fall of 2003 after a few practices between Bob, Larry, and Chris.
After a few weeks, and a couple song ideas, Epitaph was born.
Almost two months later, through a friend of the band, a bassist in the area was brought to their attention.
www.purevolume.com /epitaph   (128 words)

 Rolling Stone : Emusic Nails Epitaph
Unlike major labels, Epitaph is not participating in the IBM/Real Networks' Electronic Music Management System (EMMS) trials, code-named the Madison Project, which has 1,000 homes in San Diego wired with high-speed modems and CD recorders with access to major label music.
Emusic is the natural partner for Epitaph; independent artists (like Frank Black and George Clinton) have flocked to Emusic to sell their music online as an alternative to the record industry e-commerce juggernaut.
For Epitaph, this is a relatively late entry into the world of online music sales, but the label has been actively experimenting with its Web site (www.epitaph.com) for many months.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/5923769/emusic_nails_epitaph   (481 words)

 Epitaph of Twilight - .hack//Wiki
The Epitaph of Twilight (黄昏の碑文), sometimes the Epitaph of the Twilight, is an epic written by Emma Wielant.
The Epitaph was also supposedly added by Harald for the development of Aura.
In Greek mythology, the Pleiades are nymphs (i.e., beautiful minor divinities of nature) and the seven daughters of the Titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione born on Mount Cyllene.
dothack.wikia.com /wiki/Epitaph_of_Twilight   (1068 words)

 The Epitaph
Additionally, both Elegy and Epitaph are written in the iambic (unstressed, stressed) meter, as the following lines (120-123) of the Epitaph show.
The [Epitaph] supplies a “kindred spirit” seeking out the withdrawn poet and finding his “frail memorial” in the Epitaph which ends the poem, and which “implores the passive tribute of a sigh”.
This poet is satisfied by the presence of this spirit in his imaginary death and epitaph.
home.kabelfoon.nl /~boshuis/myveryownepitaph.htm   (1570 words)

 The University of Arizona - The Tombstone Epitaph   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The University of Arizona - The Tombstone Epitaph
Epitaph staffers recently won Arizona Newspapers Association awards for feature writing; photography; and sustained coverage, for their reporting about the Minutemen Project's activities on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Epitaph, which is published twice a month during the fall and spring academic semesters, is distributed in specific locations throughout southern Arizona and is available online.
journalism.arizona.edu /publications/epitaph   (164 words)

 Tombstone Epitaphs: Choosing Verses, Words, Phrases & Inscriptions
Tombstone epitaphs are a reflection of one's existence highlighting their personality traits or accomplishments in life.
Bereaved family members often choose a biblical verse as an epitaph as it may exhibit some virtuous quality that was a characteristic of the decedent's life.
These epitaphs are general in nature and taken from a variety of sources.
www.everlifememorials.com /headstones/epitaphs-inscriptions.htm   (516 words)

 Mingus: The Mingus Bands
Nearly 18 years after its world premiere at Lincoln Center in 1989, "Epitaph" will be performed in a series of concerts in Spring 2007 to coincide with Charles Mingus's 85th birthday year.
Adapted and conducted by Gunther Schuller, "Epitaph" has been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the United States, including Tanglewood, Wolf Trap, Cleveland Symphony Hall, San Francisco Symphony Hall, Chicago Jazz Festival and in all the major capitals of Europe.
The entry is written by John Sobel, a jazz critic who was at the rehersals and performance.
www.mingusmingusmingus.com /MingusBands/epitaph.html   (716 words)

 epitaph - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Epitaph (Greek, epitaphios, “writing over or at a tomb”), brief commemorative inscription on a tomb; also, a short piece of poetry or prose lauding...
Autobiography: Malcolm Lowry Late of the…, Epitaphs: Nothing can still or staunch.
Throw earth…, Epitaphs: That he who many a…, Religion: Orthodox...
au.encarta.msn.com /epitaph.html   (117 words)

 Mingus: The Mingus Bands
Nearly 18 years after its world premiere at Lincoln Center in 1989, "Epitaph" will be performed in a series of concerts in Spring 2007 to coincide with Charles Mingus's 85th birthday year.
Considered the most important and prophetic jazz composition since Ellington's extended works, "Epitaph" was composed by Mingus over several decades.
Adapted and conducted by Gunther Schuller, "Epitaph" has been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the United States, including Tanglewood, Wolf Trap, Cleveland Symphony Hall, San Francisco Symphony Hall, Chicago Jazz Festival and in all the major capitals of Europe.
mingusmingusmingus.com /MingusBands/epitaph.html   (683 words)

 Epitaph Review | Necrophagist | Reviews @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Listeners who prefer a few more rough edges to their death metal may tire of Epitaph after a few songs, or at least wish there were a few mistakes here and there to give it more of a human feel.
Although all of there songs are impressive, they tend to get repetitive, as do the solos as every one involves sweep picking of some sort.
Necrophagist's Epitaph in my opinion is better than their last album Onset.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /reviews/compact_discs/necrophagist/epitaph/index.html   (869 words)

 UNAFF 2006 : Films : Epitaph
Epitaph is a visual and musical memorial to the victims of September 11.
From candles lighting New Yorker's faces and smoke billowing up from the lower Manhattan to the sound of the first plane flying low over the city, Epitaph is a voyage through time, questioning the moment, the past, and the future.
Only to be screened in festivals, exhibits and schools, this non-commercial and nonprofit film project was made possible with support from numerous photographers and from the musicians.
www.unaff.org /2006/f_epitaph.html   (245 words)

 the epitaph project
the epitaph project exists as a traditional tombstone carved from slate, finished as a chalkboard and accompanied by a bronze chalk box sited in the cemetery as well as other permanent and intermittent locations.
Passersby are invited to write an epitaph in chalk on the tombstones which are photographed to illustrate projections of meaning upon self and death as well as introducing people to a public parkland that is virtually unused.
There can be a sense of self discovery to it as well as both humor and high seriousness.
www.epitaphproject.com /index.htm   (170 words)

Epitaph's Cliff Jackson didn't attempt to copy Byron's operatic vocal style, though.
Epitaph had laid out on an extensive (and expensive) USA promotional tour (with ex-Karthago member Norbert Lehmann on drums) in October 1974 - on their return they had to sell their gear to survive!
Their new album was part of the bankrupt estate of Billingsgate, and Epitaph were forced to disband in 1975.
www.alexgitlin.com /epitaph.htm   (570 words)

 Epitaph – Music at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Epitaph were founded in Dortmund in 1969, consisting of Cliff Jackson (vocals, guitar), Bernd Kolbe (bass, mellotron, vocals) and Jim McGillivray (drums).
The first sessions for their debut album, released 1971 on Polydor, were recorded in an Essex studio in England.
Epitaph might not be making music anymore, but if they are, you can help keep other users informed by adding new events when they're announced.
www.last.fm /music/Epitaph   (634 words)

According to the Burma Star Association the words were used for the Kohima Memorial as a suggestion by Major John Etty-Leal, the GSO II of the 2nd Division, another classical scholar.
This famous epitaph is found on numerous Veteran Memorials and Monuments throughout the world.
It is my opinion that the lines of that epitaph are some of the most moving lines written about veterans.
www.burmastar.org.uk /epitaph.htm   (1221 words)

 DaveNet : An Epitaph for Be
An Epitaph for Be Thursday, August 16, 2001 by Dave Winer.
An epitaph for Be Be almost got it right.
While they were struggling to gain traction; and then to be acquired, I was reluctant to say publicly what went wrong at Be, why their platform didn't gain enough traction with developers to make a difference.
davenet.smallpicture.com /2001/08/16/anEpitaphForBe.html   (827 words)

 Amazon.com: Epitaph, Vols. 1-2: Music: King Crimson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Epitaph delivers on what it was like for the band in their year of 1969, when they were the hottest band going, and in context people were right to take notice.
Epitaph is an apt title, for despite being a recording of King Crimson at their very beginning, it was all over by the end of this tour.
Fripp's notes in the booklet are required reading for fans of Crimson, but also of ELP and Greg Lake, as it tells of all the influences that were pushing the band at the time, and relates Lake's famous meeting with Keith Emerson of The Nice which led to the formation of ELP.
www.amazon.com /Epitaph-Vols-1-2-King-Crimson/dp/B000005OO0   (3311 words)

 epitaph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In England epitaphs did not begin to assume a literary character until the time of Elizabeth I. Ben Jonson, John Milton, Alexander Pope, and Samuel Johnson were considered masters of the art.
The epitaph on Ben Jonson’s own tomb in Westminster Abbey was splendidly brief: “O rare Ben Jonson!” Epitaphs are often humorous.
It is not known whether the epitaph printed below is amusing by design or by accident: Here lie I Martin Elginbrodde: Have mercy on my soul, Lord God, As I wad do, were I Lord God, And ye were Martin Elginbrodde.
www.bartleby.com /65/ep/epitaph.html   (174 words)

 Epitaph Lesson
The teacher will evaluate these epitaphs for their adherence to the requirements and their correct inclusion of poetic devices.
Art can be integrated by using the newly completed epitaphs to draw, paint, or in some fashion create a representation of the person described in the epitaph.
A completed epitaph with the required poetic devices highlighted and identified will be used to evaluate individual or small groups of students.
www.mcps.k12.md.us /schools/springbrookhs/spoon/epitaphlesson.html   (410 words)

 Elephant Talk: Epitaph   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite the problems that occur with live recordings, (and "Epitaph" has its' share of them) "Epitaph" is perhaps one of the most interesting releases King Crimson has ever released (in my humble opinion).
Although KC was a heavily bootlegged band and the early BBC recordings featured on Disc 1 of Epitaph have been circulating with varying degree of quality on the "boot" circuit, all of the recordings on this box set have been digitally enhanced.
And on that merit alone, I found well over 3/4ths of the entire Epitaph box set to be very poor; to the point I cannot make it halfway through a single listening of discs 2 through 4.
www.elephant-talk.com /releases/epitaph.htm   (3371 words)

 Tower Records - Epitaph - Charles Mingus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally composed for an open recording session at New York's Town Hall in 1962, EPITAPH was marked by difficulty and the subsequent release was incomplete and disappointing.
Others were composed specifically for EPITAPH and later found their way into his regular repertoire and still others were specific to this work.
Taken as a whole, this is a perfect epitaph for a giant of jazz.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=1007878   (332 words)

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Chapter 7 EPITAPHS, FAMOUS LAST WORDS Miscellaneous The ashes of a person after cremation weigh about 4 pounds.
The version that the used had the victims lay face up with the eyes propped open so that they wouldn't miss seeing anything.
Epitaphs This epitaph can be found in Storrington Churchyard, England: "Here lies the Body of Edward Hyde.
www.textfiles.com /humor/epitaph   (414 words)

 Epitaph: Benjamin Franklin: In His Own Words... (AmericanTreasures of the Library of Congress)
The original oil portrait, upon which this engraving of Franklin was based, was a prized possession of Donatien Le Ray de Chaumont, Franklin's host while in the Paris suburb of Passay where Franklin lived from 1777-1785.
A young Benjamin Franklin wrote this doggerel verse in 1728 to serve as his epitaph.
Franklin, who loved to write humorous and satirical verses as well as essays, made copies of this verse for friends at various times in his life.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/treasures/franklin-epitaph.html   (511 words)

 Epitaph News
News about Epitaph continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Release Date: 1990 Label: Epitaph Genres: Alternative Pop/Rock, Hardcore Punk, Punk, L.A. Punk Number Of Tracks: 17 The third in a flurry of releases that followed Bad Religion's 1988 reunion, Against the Grain...
Release Date: Jan 30, 1996 Label: Epitaph Genres: Punk, Punk-Pop, Alternative Pop/Rock, Punk Revival, Skatepunk Number Of Tracks: 13 Heavy Petting Zoo is basically just a barrage of heavy riffs and gut-busting...
www.topix.net /who/epitaph   (279 words)

 Epitaph Social Studies Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity, Worksheet, or Civics, American History, or Government ...
Epitaph Social Studies Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit, Activity, Worksheet, or Civics, American History, or Government Teaching Idea
After studying the Revolution my students designed an epitaph for the person they researched.
The epitaph had certain requirements that they had to achieve.
www.lessonplanspage.com /SSEpitaphOfHistoricalFiguresIdea46.htm   (95 words)

After more than 10 years of inactivity, we've decided to record (and re-record, in some cases) the 12 songs that we wrote as Epitaph many many years ago.
With the exception of "Damaged Reason", these songs were written between 1987 and 1990 when we were in our early-mid teens.
This was one of the first four songs we ever wrote, and the first Epitaph tune I ever...
www.myspace.com /epitaphnj   (352 words)

 Flyrec.com English | Release | Epitaph
"Epitaph" is the follow-up to Kazumasa Hashimoto's first album "Yupi" which was released to critical acclaim in Spring 2003.
Using the piano as the centerpiece as well as wind and string instruments, Hashimoto blends his ensemble of acoustic instruments with sine waves, glitch noises, and electronics to create a lush and refreshing world of sound.
In April 2004, he also supported the Tokyo show of the MORR MUSIC label tour in Japan.
www.flyrec.com /en/release/epitaph.html   (340 words)

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