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  Underworld (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Underworld is the principal name under which British electronic music duo Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded since the late 1970s.
Underworld embarked on a spirited and well-received tour in 1999, which resulted in a live CD and DVD drawn from several dates on the tour.
Underworld are currently recording their fifth studio album, expected to be released in 2007.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Underworld_(band)   (1587 words)

 Underworld & Afterlife, Greek Mythology Link.
The river Styx (river of Hate), which is a primordial figure too (daughter of Oceanus), is a branch of Oceanus and a tenth part of his water is allotted to her.
As men and women die, Hermes leads their souls to the Underworld, past the streams of Oceanus, past the White Rock (Leucas), past the Gates of the Sun and the Land of Dreams, until they reach the Asphodel Fields, where the spirits dwell living the flavourless existence of a shadow or phantom.
Rhadamanthys, who rules in Tartarus, is sometimes said to be the one whose severe rule tries and chastises wrongdoers, and forces confessions; then Tisiphone 1, who guards the entrance wrapped in a bloodstained robe, pounces upon the guilty, and lashes and threatens them, holding angry snakes in her left hand.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Underworld.html   (3320 words)

The fact of the matter is, Underworld is a brainless, violent romp through the streets of some unnamed city.
Underworld immediately thrusts viewers into the action, with Selene hunting werewolves, or as the film refers to them, "lycans," short for lycanthropes.
Underworld also makes Bill Nighy (I Capture the Castle, Lawless Heart) a believable action hero, which is pretty difficult given he is over fifty years old.
www.haro-online.com /movies/underworld.html   (497 words)

 VH1.com : Underworld : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Underworld became one of the most crucial electronic acts of the 1990s via an intriguing synthesis of old and new.
During the rest of the year, Underworld were relatively quiet, releasing only the single "Born Slippy." Finally, Second Toughest in the Infants appeared in early 1996 to much critical praise.
Though Underworld's 1999 LP Beaucoup Fish was a bit of a disappointment critically and commercially, the band continued to tour the world.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/underworld/bio.jhtml   (717 words)

 "Underworld" - Salon
"Underworld" is a dark, dank morass of a horror/fantasy epic, all faux-Wachowski action scenes and dim blue light and thumping industrial music and dripping pseudo-Gothic interiors and Kate Beckinsale cramming her cute English schoolgirl figure into a pleather cat suit.
If anything, "Underworld" is an overly detailed slice of a new fantasy universe, one just as concerned with delivering a convoluted saga as with chills, thrills, ass-kicking and vampire babes in bodices and cat suits.
To some extent, "Underworld" is supposed to be the story of how Selene falls in love with Michael, who is completely off limits because he's: 1) a regular old lowly human and 2) possibly not human but actually a Lycan, which is worse.
www.salon.com /ent/movies/review/2003/09/19/underworld/index.html   (1081 words)

 Underworld Discography at CD Universe
Using some of the most advanced sound technology available, Underworld are able to recreate the unpredictable euphoria of their live performances.
Underworld rose from the semi-successful '80s synth-pop outfit known as Freur to become one of the great innovators in electronica.
Underworld's X factor may be Karl Hyde's vocals.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/artist/Underworld/a/Underworld.htm   (237 words)

 DVD Times - Underworld
Underworld is a curious beast: a movie made with a relatively low budget and supposedly a lot of conviction on the part of the cast and crew, yet it feels like a big budget, soulless Hollywood outing.
Underworld is presented anamorphically in its original aspect ratio of 2.35:1.
Underworld, while not a masterpiece, is a relatively enjoyable and stylish movie that makes the most of its somewhat low budget.
www.dvdtimes.co.uk /content.php?contentid=6543   (2404 words)

underworld "i'm a big sister, and i'm a girl, and i'm a princess, and this is my horse" (5th june 2006) underworldlive.com exclusive "i'm a big sister...." is the third in the riverrun series.
underworld "pizza for eggs" (7th December 2005) underworldlive.com exclusive this is the second in the riverrun series of releases.
underworld "lovely broken thing" (9th november 2005) underworldlive.com exclusive this is the first in a series of 'bundled' releases from underworld.
www.myspace.com /underworld   (919 words)

 Underworld Movie Review at Hollywood Video
Underworld is 150-proof Goth, which means that those of us who aren't familiar with the lifestyle and its conventions are going to be completely lost and basically view the film as a two hour plotless excuse for excessive violence and really, really bad acting.
Underworld revolves around a centuries-old war between vampires and werewolves, but that's about as much information as is revealed initially.
Underworld is relentlessly grey, relentlessly violent, relentlessly loud, relentlessly humorless, relentlessly complicated—just plain relentless.
www.hollywoodvideo.com /movies/movie.aspx?mid=137706   (1306 words)

 fUSION Anomaly. Underworld
Incas all believed that the universe was composed of the heavens, the earth's surface, and an underworld.
This cosmos is usually represented by the symbol of the World Tree; the underworld in its roots, the celestial realms in its branches, and this world where the trunk meets the ground.
hallucinogenic plants, which enables hir to journey again to the underworld, to battle with the spirits that have caused the illness, and to recover the client's lost soul.
fusionanomaly.net /underworld.html   (2236 words)

 Underworld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the study of mythology and religion, the underworld is a generic term approximately equivalent to the lay term afterlife, referring to any place to which newly dead souls go.
Karzahni, where poor Matoran workers were sent before Mata Nui's coming in the Bionicle mythos.
In the television series Charmed, The Underworld was the residence of evil beings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Underworld   (207 words)

 Underworld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Underworld also gained a tremendous reputation as an exciting live act who did far more than simply duplicate their studio recordings on stage.
Underworld are based in one of the less fashionable places in Britain, the Essex town of Romford.
Underworld's Romford studio is not yet equipped with 5.1, so I was unable to sample the true surround experience of the DVD, but the images, both of the live concert, and the Tomato artwork, as well as the stereo music, are engaging and extremely dynamic.
www.soundonsound.com /sos/dec00/articles/underworld.asp   (4343 words)

 Amazon.com: 1992-2002: Music: Underworld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Underworld's back catalogue is too vast and rich for that, but it's a gripping one all the same, marking each step along the twisting road from (to paraphrase the Clash) Romford to the world.
If Underworld's music has ever chimed with a moment in your life, these are good memories.
Complex and stunningly vivid, `1992-2002' is Underworld's reminder that they are one of the most complex and gifted trios in contemporary dance music.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000E6XJQ?v=glance   (1813 words)

Underworld has the look and feel of a classic comic strip, but upon closer inspection, it’s every bit as warped, biting, and hilarious as today’s jaded audiences demand.
Underworld is stuffed with almost-parodies of famous comic strip characters, featuring a healthy dose of cigarette smoking cats, cute little saccharin-cuddly creatures, grim reapers, media-damaged kids, and more — all destined for a sardonic smashing in typically-acerbic Kaz fashion.
Kaz’s Underworld has been entertaining weekly newspaper readers for over a decade now, and each volume collects two riotous years of the strip.
www.fantagraphics.com /artist/kaz/kaz.html   (322 words)

In 2000 Darren Emerson announced that he was leaving Underworld to concentrate on his DJing and other projects.
Following the news that Darren Emerson is leaving Underworld to concentrate on his DJing and other projects, Underworld unleash the new remixes of Cowgirl from Bedrock (John Digweed and Nick Muir) and Futureshock.
Underworld were undoubtedly one of the most influential dance groups of the 90's, hence its fitting that a decade on from their first single release they have released this limited edition 2 disc compilation.
www.global-trance.co.uk /Underworld.html   (1169 words)

 Underworld: Evolution
Underworld: Evolution is representative of the 'modern' vampire movie -- loud, violent, and raucous.
True to its title, Underworld: Evolution represents a modest learning curve for director Len Wiseman, who advances from the inept awfulness of his first vampire-versus-werewolf idiocy to the determined mediocrity of this incomprehensible follow-up.
Underworld: Evolution was a huge step up from the first film.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/underworld_evolution   (975 words)

 Salon | One nation, undercover
this is a brilliant and impressive book, "Underworld," Don DeLillo's 11th novel and the story of over 50 years of American life, bracketed by a legendary baseball game in 1951 and a peculiar cyberspace epiphany in the present.
But those flaws (like everything else about "Underworld") seem so important that it wouldn't be proper, really, to let them pass unremarked.
Nick Shay, the alienated hero of "Underworld," contemplates the handsome lines of his wife's face, which reminds him of the woman's profile carved on bars of Camay soap, and the comparison doesn't feel vulgar because DeLillo's fundamentally incapable of vulgarity.
www.salon.com /sept97/delillo970926.html   (387 words)

 Powell's Books - Underworld by Don DeLillo
Underworld is a story of men and women together and apart, seen in deep clear detail and in stadium-sized panoramas, shadowed throughout by the overarching conflict of the Cold War.
In Underworld, Don DeLillo has written a gloriously fused history of the past 50 years that offers a key to understanding American culture — our preoccupations and obsessions, our fears, our loves, our lives — as well as a chance to reexperience it.
He is trying to outdistance the crucial events of his early life; she is an artist who has made a blood struggle for independence.
www.powells.com /biblio/1-0684848155-21   (779 words)

 Underworld (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The "Underworld" sequel will soon be out so now is a good time to revisit the original.
Although the small action scenes work very well, the more elaborate scenes are disjointed, confused, and somewhat silly.
If you compare the opening subway sequence to the train station sequence in "The Untouchables", you see an illustration of why less is better; and "Underworld" expends more ammo for less effect than anything this side of a "Godzilla" film.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0320691   (879 words)

 Underworld, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
The trio's two-man frontline, vocalist Karl Hyde and guitarist Rick Smith, had been recording together since the early-'80s new wave explosion; after two unsuccessful albums released as Underworld during the late '80s, the pair finally hit it big when they recruited Darren Emerson, a young DJ hipped to the sound of techno and trance.
Unlike the first, the LP also sold well, thanks in part to the non-album single "Born Slippy," featured on the soundtrack to the seminal film Trainspotting.
Dubnobasswithmyheadman was released in the U.S. in 1995 after being licensed to TVT Records.
www.emusic.com /artist/11592/11592805.html   (756 words)

 Underworld < Software < Wiki-Cluster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Underworld is a StGermain parallel modelling framework Geoscience research code, which utilises a Lagrangian particle-in-cell finite element scheme (the prototype of which is the Ellipsis code), visualised using
From a software perspective, these models also act as "system tests", and allow us to ensure that the capability of Underworld to solve core problems of interest never degrades as we continually add new features.
A beta document of the components a user of Underworld can use and abuse: Component Larder.
www.mcc.monash.edu.au /twiki/view/Software/Underworld   (565 words)

 moviefans.de !!! Underworld...
Die Dreharbeiten zu "Underworld" begannen Anfang September 2002 in Budapest...
[02.03.2006] Heute startet "Underworld 2" in den deutschen Kinos...
[07.02.2006] Molodezhnaja.ch liefert eine Kritik zu "Underworld 2" (2.5/5)...
www.moviefans.de /a-z/u/underworld   (927 words)

In UNDERWORLD, a dark and Gothic monster action movie, vampires and lycans--an ancient form of werewolf--are at war.
Underworld captured my attention sporadically, but not consistently.
Underworld is afloat in a sea of silly accents, candelabrums, and too much eyeliner...
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/underworld   (899 words)

 Underworld DVD at Video Universe
While the vampires inhabit a gigantic castle that houses their ancestor's tombs, the lycans live underground in a dilapidated sewer cave.
Impressive special effects show the lycans transforming from humans to werewolves, and the lycans' ability to squeeze silver bullets out of their skin is also rudely fascinating.
Underworld is a solid horror flick.Kate Beckensale is very likable as the star,but it's the werewolves that steal the show.
www.cduniverse.com /productinfo.asp?pid=6498183&cart=174162911&style=movie&frm=lk_discover   (602 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Underworld: Books: Don DeLillo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While Eisenstein documented the forces of totalitarianism and Stalinism upon the faces of the Russian peoples, DeLillo offers a stunning, at times overwhelming, document of the twin forces of the Cold War and American culture, compelling that "swerve from evenness" in which he finds events and people both wondrous and horrifying.
Underworld opens with a breathlessly graceful prologue set during the final game of the Giants-Dodgers pennant race in 1951.
When Bobby Thomson hits Branca's pitch into the outstretched hand of Cotter--the "shot heard around the world"--and Jackie Gleason pukes on Sinatra's shoes, the events of the next few decades are set in motion, all threaded together by the baseball as it passes from hand to hand.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0330369954   (1473 words)

Unlike so many other entries in its genre, "Underworld" started out as neither a video game nor a comic book, but rather as a conversation between director Len Wiseman and friend Kevin Grevioux that led to a story of Shakespearean proportions that recast the Montagues and Capulets as werewolves and vampires.
Engaged in a centuries-old struggle, the future of both the sophisticated vampires and the feral lycans is about to be threatened by a nefarious scheme that would see the creation of a new interbred species that would combine the strengths of both underworld races.
Selene (Beckinsale), a top-ranking member of the Death Dealers, an elite vampire warrior class committed to hunting the lycans into extinction, stumbles onto that ulterior motive after she uncovers a lycan plot to kidnap a human doctor (Scott Speedman).
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1972532   (530 words)

 RA: Resident Advisor - Underworld DJ Page
The beautifully blurred clarity of the Underworld playworld; germinated, perfected, dissected, stretched and re-pollinated over their ten-year reign as The Planet's Most Inventive Producers Of Free Electronics; is once again open for visitors.
It also links to underworldlive.com, which is another Underworld site.
Listen to it carefully and it becomes a chug-chug choo-choo metaphor for Underworld's journe...
www.residentadvisor.net /dj_view.asp?ID=193   (239 words)

 Underworld (2003) - MovieWeb
"Underworld" reimagines Vampires as a secretive clan of modern, aristocratic sophisticates whose mortal enemies are the Lycans (werewolves), a shrewd gang of street thugs who prowl the city's underbelly.
The balance of power is upset when a beautiful young Vampire and a nascent Lycan - deadly rivals for centuries - fall in love.
May 7th, 2003: We will stay in the "Underworld" for a little bit longer...
www.movieweb.com /movies/film/33/633/summary.php   (319 words)

 Greek Mythology Places
For most, life in the underworld is not particularly unpleasant.
Geographically, the underworld is surrounded by a series of rivers: The Acheron (river of woe), The Cocytus (river of lamentation), The Phlegethon (river of fire), The Styx (river of unbreakable oath by which the gods swear), and The Lethe (river of forgetfulness).
Upon death a soul is lead by Hermes to the entrance of the underworld and the ferry across the Acheron.
edweb.sdsu.edu /people/bdodge/scaffold/GG/place.html   (284 words)

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