Tim is an album released in October 1985 on Sire Records by the alternative rock band The Replacements. It was their first major label release. It was also the last album made by the original line-up of the band: guitarist Bob Stinson was kicked out of the band shortly after the album's release. Tim's mainstream commercial success, like its predecessors, was moderate at best, despite the critical acclaim it garnered. The album peaked at #183 on the Billboard Music Chart's Top 200.
Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! is the debut album by American thrash metal band Megadeth. It was originally released in 1985 on Combat Records. The album received positive reviews, even from mainstream music critics. The deluxe edition, completely remixed and remastered and featuring a new cover and several bonus tracks, was released by Loud Records in 2002. According to "National Album Positioning Charts," Killing is My Business...
7800° Fahrenheit is Bon Jovi's second album, and was released in April 1985. It introduced the classic '80s Bon Jovi logo that would later on be used in Slippery When Wet and New Jersey. Approximate sales were in excess of one million copies. The singles "In and Out of Love" and "Only Lonely" both charted in the Billboard Hot 100 (although both failed to reach the top 40 status of "Runaway" from the previous album), and still get occasional airplay on US AOR and hard rock format radio stations.
Spreading the Disease is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Anthrax and the first with vocalist Joey Belladonna and bassist Frank Bello. The album was released in October 1985 by Megaforce Worldwide/Island in the United States and in March 1986 by Island Records globally.
In My Head was the last studio album released by Black Flag. This album followed the album Loose Nut and was discredited by many Black Flag fans for sounding much different than their earlier work. It was released in 1985 on SST Records. The CD reissue adds three of the four songs from the I Can See You EP, replicating the original 1985 cassette release which came out concurrent to the LP.
Frankenchrist is the third album released by the American hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys in 1985 on Alternative Tentacles. The album was a subject of controversy because of a poster inserted in the original record sleeve. The poster, H. R. Giger's Landscape #XX, or Penis Landscape, was a painting depicting rows of penises and vulvas.
Telephone Free Landslide Victory is a 1985 album by musical group Camper Van Beethoven, released on Independent Projects. It featured the band's best known song "Take the Skinheads Bowling". The band's lineup at the time of recording was David Lowery (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Jonathan Segel (violin, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals), Chris Molla (guitar, backing vocals), Victor Krummenacher (bass, backing vocals), and Anthony Guess (drums).
Foreign Keys is the second album released in 1985 by musician Jandek, and his eleventh overall. It finds him returning to the band sound with a vengeance, and is the first all-band Jandek album, with no acoustic numbers whatsoever. It's also an album almost split down the middle between tracks sung by the main artist and those by his female counterpart, assumed to be "Nancy" (it is certainly the same vocalist from "Nancy Sings" on Chair Beside a Window).
Four on the Floor was a sketch comedy series which aired on CBC Television in 1986. Consisting of only 13 episodes, the series was a showcase for The Frantics, a comedy troupe consisting of Paul Chato, Rick Green, Dan Redican and Peter Wildman. In the U.K. , it aired in Channel 4's traditional Friday night comedy slot, 10 June-2 September 1988. The show's most famous character was Mr.
GEO is a family of educational monthly magazines similar to the National Geographic magazine. It is known for its profound reports, which are accompanied by opulent pictures. The first edition appeared in Germany in 1976. Since then, the magazine has been published in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and the United States.
Into A Circle (In Two A Circle, In2a0) were formed in April 1985 by Bee (Paul Hampshire) and Barry (Jepson), two former members of Getting the Fear. It was in intention a creative unit, without the restrictions of a ‘band’ format, using music, imagery, poetry and prose to further ideas begun in GTF, taking inspirations from the religious principle, sexual intuition and spiritual insight.
Vulcan, aka Mulciber, is the god of beneficial and hindering fire, including the fire of volcanoes in ancient Roman religion and Roman Neopaganism. He is known as Sethlans in Etruscan mythology. He was worshipped at an annual festival on August 23 known as the Volcanalia. The god belongs to the most ancient stage of Roman religion: Varro citing the Annales Maximi, recalls that king Titus Tatius had dedicated altars to a series of deities among which Vulcan is mentioned.