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2014-03-13 16:25:57

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASIA, the legendary British band, moves into the next phase of its extraordinary career with Gravitas, a brave new album that explores different musical landscapes while embracing its familiar musical past. Produced and written by band members John Wetton and Geoff Downes, Gravitas is deeply introspective within a clearly accessible sound. The album also introduces the world to ASIA's new guitarist, Sam Coulson, who came at the recommendation...

2011-10-17 23:10:00

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology Industry in 2011 Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 TaKaDu, a Water Infrastructure Monitoring pioneer, today announced it was named âœCompany of the Year â“ Europe & Israelâ in the prestigious 2011 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading research firm focused on global cleantech innovation. The âœCompany of the...

2011-04-04 09:44:00

LONDON and NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed British rock supergroup ASIA continues its 2011 Omega tour, kicking off with dates at The State Theatre in Easton, PA on Thursday, April 28th. The band will once again tour North, Central & South American stages, with a two-hour show featuring the best of its classic and new material. The tour includes performances in Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Ontario, Quebec,...

2010-09-25 01:15:14

A radical new heating system where homes would be heated by district centres rather than in individual households could dramatically cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of reports to be presented at a major conference this week, scientists at The University of Manchester claim using sustainable wood and other biofuels could hold the key to lowering harmful greenhouse gases. Building district heating schemes which would provide heat and hot water for a neighbourhood or community...

2010-07-13 10:28:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- When ASIA, acclaimed British rock super-group, reformed in 2006 for the first time in 23 years, no one in the band knew how long the reformation would last. They were committed to a tour, but nothing after that was etched in stone. Nearly 5 years later, ASIA has released Omega, its second studio album since it regrouped, and have embarked on its fifth successful world tour. But, here is the real kicker: the original members of ASIA have now been together...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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