Lee Wilkin

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The barbaric events that pushed Poland into the arms of the EU

As Britain reconsiders its role in Europe, it’s important to remember our allies’ suffering<p>To understand the full horror of the Warsaw Uprising, you need to go to the suburb of Wola, as I did the other night. There you can stand in front of a mass grave that contains the ashes of 50,000 human …

How To Brush Your Teeth To MESHUGGAH

Subscribe to Metal Injection on<p>We've seen how old people dance to Meshuggah, moms reacting to hearing Meshuggah, Meshuggah Korean Dance Parties, and …

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MEGADETH's ELLEFSON Says His Love Of Early KISS Helped Him Understand Why Fans Get Upset About Lineup Changes

During a recent interview with the Niagara Gazette, <b>MEGADETH</b> bassist <b>David Ellefson</b> did not want to weigh in directly on the recent <b>Rock And Rock Hall</b> …

OVERKILL's BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH: 'If You're Learning, You're Relevant'

Vocalist <b>Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth</b> of New Jersey thrash metal veterans <b>OVERKILL</b> was interviewed on the July 4-6 edition of <b>Full Metal Jackie</b>'s nationally …

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BURZUM's Varg Vikernes Has Been Sentenced For Hate Crimes

Last month we reported the trial of Varg Vikernes had begun in France, where he was arrested for allegedly inciting racial hatred and exalting war …

Statue of assassin who unleashed WW I unveiled in Sarajevo

One hundred years after firing the shot that set off World War I, Gavrilo Princip was toasted by some Saturday in Sarajevo -- whether they wore T-shirts emblazoned with his face or admired a statue recently unveiled in his honor.<p>Today, opinions on Princip are mixed. Some in Bosnia-Herzegovina -- of …

Sarajevo marks 100th anniversary of Gavrilo Princip's shot which started First World War

Sarajevo is holding a series of events to mark 100 years since the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand<p>The bitter political divisions that still haunt the former Yugoslavia were laid bare on Saturday as <b>Bosnians</b> and Serbs held rival events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the shooting …

Newlyweds Bound, Throats Slit in Suspected 'Honor Killing'

A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, police said Saturday. The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married on June 18 without the consent of their families in eastern Pakistan's Punjabi village of Satrah, police said. The …

Beatings, rape and mass Congo deportation | Congo

<b>Kinshasa, DRC</b> - Members of parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo are demanding the government cut diplomatic ties with its small western neighbour Congo-Brazzaville over the expulsion of tens-of-thousands of its citizens, amid claims of physical and sexual abuse by security personnel.<p>More …

Dozens of casualties in Syria market blast

At least two people have been killed in a car bomb blast at a market in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital, as residents shopped a day before the start of the holy month of Ramadan, activists said.<p>The blast on Saturday in Douma wounded dozens of others, according to the UK-based Syrian …

Bosnia marks end of Europe's violent century

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Artists and diplomats declared a new century of peace and unity in Europe on Saturday in the city where the first …

The man who started WWI: 7 things you didn't know

A century ago this Saturday on a street corner in Sarajevo, Gavrilo Princip fired the shot that started World War I when he killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand. What do we know about history's greatest teenage troublemaker?<p><b>1. His name was Gavrilo, or Gabriel.</b><p>Our history teachers taught us that World …

Serbs boycott Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassination centenary

Many Serbs have boycotted the official ceremony in Sarajevo marking the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which sparked the first world war.<p>Both Serbia's leaders and Bosnian Serbs, who see the archduke's killer, Gavrilo Princip, as a hero, refused to attend events …

Iraq forces launch push for insurgent-held city

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi government launched its biggest push yet to wrest back ground lost to Sunni militants, as soldiers backed by tanks and …

First trailer for Dracula Untold

After leaking online earlier in the week (before being abruptly pulled), Universal Pictures has now officially released the first trailer for Dracula …

Can Lucas build a Legacy?

<i>Martin Carr on whether George Lucas can build a legacy with ‘The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art’….</i><p><i>‘Narrative art’ is defined as something ‘that tells</i> …

ROB HALFORD Commends Fellow Gay Metalheads CYNIC For Publicly Speaking Out About Their Sexuality

<b>JUDAS PRIEST</b> singer <b>Rob Halford</b>, who revealed he was homosexual during a 1998 appearance on <b>MTV</b>, has commended former <b>DEATH</b> and current <b>CYNIC</b> members <b>Paul</b> …

Former TESTAMENT Bassist GREG CHRISTIAN On His Departure: 'I Got Sick Of Not Getting Paid'

<b>TESTAMENT</b>'s original bassist, <b>Greg Christian</b>, who was most recently forced out of the band earlier this year, has posted the following message on his</b> …