Entertainment Peaceville founder seriously ill
Activists chart course for Black America's progress after a year of turmoil
Most activists say that leaders need to prove they are accountable and usher in change that benefits the communities that supported them.As an infant, he survived the 1918 influenza pandemic. He was part of the Great Migration, which brought his family north from Alabama to Chicago. As an Army soldier in World War II, he battled both Hitler abroad and segregation at home. During the civil rights movement, he led a contingent to the 1963 March on Washington.
Peaceville founder Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw is seriously ill and needs your help to implement urgent renovations.
Peaceville founder Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw is seriously ill and needs your help in order to be able to implement urgent renovations.
Bad news from Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw, founder of the British cult label Peaceville. “After a life full of music, I became seriously ill during the lockdown,” writes Hammy on the. "I was diagnosed with the hereditary disease dilated cardiomyopathy."
This is a pathological enlargement of the heart muscle that can be fatal. Due to this severe reduction in the performance of the heart, Hammy can no longer climb stairs. In order to be able to convert his two-story apartment accordingly, he launched a crowdfunding campaign. At this point in time, 32% of the required £ 10,000 has been achieved.
Winter storm wallops Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
A major winter storm continued its assault on the eastern U.S. Monday, with as much as 2 feet of snow possible in some areas.Phones buzzed with an emergency alert Monday warning drivers to stay off New York City's roads until Tuesday morning as Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a state of emergency. The National Weather Service warned that travel in the city, where 20 inches of snow was expected, was expected to become "very difficult to impossible" and that the storm would cause travel problems for days.
Formative bands at Peaceville
The British label Peaceville Records was founded in 1987 by Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw in West Yorkshire. Started with tape releases from local punk and crust acts, the bands Electro Hippies and Doom soon found their way to Peaceville. It wasn't long before young bands released their debuts on Hammy's label with Autopsy and.
More and more international bands were looking for their home at Peaceville, including, and , but the label was best known through three bands that shaped British Gothic / Doom like no other: , and . The fact that and later signed with Peaceville also speaks for itself.
Power Up: Democrats and Trump's lawyers just previewed their impeachment trial strategy. Here's a breakdown.
The trial begins next week.
In 2000, Hammy Snapper Music joined them, and Peaceville got even bigger:and came, and the (musically) darkest phase of the label began: With Dødheimsgard, , , , Thorns, , and Mysticum released albums at Peaceville. In 2006 Paul Groundwell took over the management of the label from Snapper, as Hammy only wanted to concentrate on his company Vile Music Publishing.
Read the original article on
Fact Check: Was Billionaire Bill Gates Arrested This Week? .
A story claiming a person named Bill Gates was detained by police in relation to a "knife incident" has circulated on social media this week. Here's what we know.The philanthropist is no stranger to unfounded conspiracy theories—most recently that he was funding efforts to "block the sun" from reaching Earth to reduce climate change and that he had once received computer lessons as a child from the singer Shakira.