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Word: mayhem

Definition: injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim


Sentences Containing 'mayhem'

"For once I'm speechless, well almost anyway, and it's only with near superhuman self-restraint that I prevent these perspiring pinkies from tapping out the full horrorshow history of my Slade memories, from that initial encounter on the Eammon Andrews Show blistering through 'Get Down And Get With It' with cropped-head conviction, through hundreds of backing track adolescent adventures, right up to undoubted chart supremacy and Earls Court mayhem with, I must confess, silly hat and cape flying in the wind.
(In order of appearance in the series) Don Escaglia, The Warlocke Amsterdamn, Arthur “Red Boy” Sullivan, Sir William Mayhem.
A "Weekender" correspondent noted that the album includes: "Aggressive rock... metal and electronica into this collective mix of mayhem and definitely keeps listeners wondering what will come next."
A young country-star wannabe Bobbie Jo Baker takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, homicide and mayhem.
Bobin said that the film was "a tip of the hat to the old-school crime capers of the ’60s, but featuring a frog, a pig, a bear and a dog—no panthers, even pink ones—along with the usual Muppet-y mix of mayhem, music and laughs".
From 1995 to 1999, Carrot Top was the continuity announcer for Cartoon Network, for which he also produced and starred in an early morning show called "Carrot Top's AM Mayhem" for two years (1994–1996).
He directed the fourth season premiere "Mayhem", wrote the episode "Masterpiece" and directed the episode "Demonology".
He has acted as guest vocalist, lyricist, engineer, producer, remixer etc. for a very large list of other artists, including Alkaline Trio, Mindless Self Indulgence, Genghis Tron, Darkthrone, Mayhem, Emperor, Ihsahn, Dimmu Borgir, The Gathering, Merzbow and Sunn O))) et al. He is part of the studio-collective Crystal Canyon in Oslo, and has two children, Leon and Astra.
He has appeared in many film and television roles such as, "", "Nine Lives", "Thunderbirds", "Breakfast on Pluto", "Flyboys", "Ministry of Mayhem" and "The Last Detective".
In January 2011 it was announced that Disturbed would be headlining the Mayhem Festival, along with Godsmack and Megadeth, for the summer of 2011.
Irate Louth fans pursued the referee around the pitch at the final whistle, bottles were hurled from the stand and the mayhem was compared to soccer player Thierry Henry's handball that cheated the Irish soccer team of their place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup the previous November.
It is based on the best selling novel by P. D. James, the story returns to the world of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and involves its characters in a new tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
Medieval Mayhem is an Atari 2600 video game.
Monday Night Mayhem is a 2002 television film about the origin of ABC's television series "Monday Night Football".
Norwegian black metal artists such as Euronymous from Mayhem and Infernus from Gorgoroth have also identified themselves as Satanists and actively promoted their beliefs.
On March 22, Omega was one of 12 independent wrestlers selected to compete at the first "Majestic Twelve Tournament" hosted by Pro Wrestling Syndicate at the supercard Majestic Mayhem in Yonkers, New York.
Originally named Tony Flow the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, the group was originally meant as a one-off band for the purpose of playing only one show, but after a positive crowd reception, the band changed its name to The Red Hot Chili Peppers, playing several more shows at various LA clubs and musical venues.
Silliness and mayhem ensue, propelled by Muriel's actions and highlighted by her unique little-girl, tattletale voice.
Soon, Chitti's army of robots cause mayhem in the city and takes over the AIRD Institute.
The "Daily Express" also carried the story, under the headline "Police Accuse Drunken Fans" and giving Patnick's views, saying he had told Margaret Thatcher, whilst escorting her on a tour of the grounds after the tragedy, of the "mayhem caused by drunks" and that policemen had told him that they were "hampered, harassed, punched and kicked".
The band toured in support of the "Mayhem Festival" alongside Slipknot, DragonForce and Mastodon during summer of 2008.
The Cindy Graves Show, or Politics, Business, and Mayhem, offers a local edge to state and national politics.
The first shop they opened, in Airdrie, caused such mayhem that crowds smashed the windows of the shop due to the pressure of the number of people wishing to meet the pair.
The game features two modes: "Mayhem Mode", in which the player fights other characters in one-on-one battles; and "Strategy Mode", in which the player fights campaigns on various battlefields.
The mayhem resulted in six injuries and several thousand dollars in damages.
The metal blog MetalSucks gave the album a rating of (3.5/5) in 2010 and stated: "While Deafheaven's music shares surface characteristics with the classic black metal sound, this demo is so distanced from Mayhem and Immortal as to be another kind of music entirely.
The tone of the performance was set at the start, when Springsteen would ask for quiet during the performance and humorously threaten audience members with mayhem if their cell phones went off.
They were then able to create mayhem as their comrades attacked from the outside.
Volume two in the series offers more Fuller in a selection of "never before issued live mayhem from Texas teen clubs, shopping centers, bowling alleys circa 1962-64 plus insane home recordings."

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