As 2006 nears its end, no one can argue that the world of country music isn't, at this moment, the most adventurous in the mainstream pop music industry and that Nash Vegas is taking more chances on its acts as the rest of the biz relies more on narrowing things into smaller and smaller niches that can easily be hyped and digested. Sure, as always, artist's images and many recordings are calculated to score big as in any pop industry. The difference is in approach. The country-listening audience/demographic has widened considerably; therefore, there is a need – as well as an opportunity – for experimentation to see what sticks. This is the most exciting the music's been since Willie and Waylon hit the charts in the '70s, or perhaps to be a bit more fair, when Garth Brooks turned them upside down in the early '90s…
10,000 Days is the fourth studio album by American rock band Tool. The album was released by Tool Disectional and Volcano Entertainment on April 28, 2006 in parts of Europe, April 29, 2006, in Australia, May 1, 2006 in the United Kingdom, and on May 2, 2006 in North America. Recording took place at O'Henry Studios in Burbank, California, The Loft, and Grandmaster Studios (both in Hollywood, California.) It was mixed at Bay 7 in North Hollywood, California and mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine. 10,000 days spawned three singles: Vicarious, The Pot and Jambi.It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, with first week sales of 564,000 copies. By the end of 2007 the album had sold 2.5 million copies worldwide, and was awarded a Platinum certification by the RIAA.
The volcanic eruption of Krakatoa in 1883 was one of the most deadly in history. It set off a series of terryifying tsunamis, destroying entire towns and islands and devastating the coastlines of Sumatra and Java.
In Ebensse, the teenagers Nina, her boyfriend Martin, Clemens, his girlfriend Alex and Mona are best friends since their childhood. On their high-school graduation day, they all receive the same message in the cellular: "In three days you will be dead!", but they believe is a stupid joke from their weird schoolmate Patrick. However, when Martin is found dead in the lake Traunsee, the group realizes that it is not a prank. When Nina is attacked and Patrick is killed trying to save her, they recall a tragic incident from their childhood.
Based in Haugesund, on the rugged west coast of Norway - near Bergen and Stavanger, Christina Bjordal has established a fine name for herself in the Norwegian vocal pop/jazz genre. Her debut album"Where Dreams Begin", with Christina Bjordal Band, was released in 2003. It was granted great reviews. Two years later Christina signed an exclusive contract with Universal Music, which resulted in her new solo album "Brighter Days".