Wax (disambiguation)

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Wax is a class of chemical compounds and mixtures, but may also refer to:

Wax class of chemical compounds that are plastic (malleable) near ambient temperatures.

Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures. They include higher alkanes and lipids, typically with melting points above about 40 °C (104 °F), melting to give low viscosity liquids. Waxes are insoluble in water but soluble in organic, nonpolar solvents. Natural waxes of different types are produced by plants and animals and occur in petroleum.



Wax is a surname. Notable people with the name include:

Wax (rapper) American rapper and producer

Michael Jones, better known by his stage name Wax, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and comedian. He became a YouTube star after uploading several videos of himself rapping and singing. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Wax is widely known for his popular 2012 re-released single "Rosana".

Wax (singer) South Korean singer

Cho Hye-ri, better known as Wax, is a South Korean pop singer and musical actress. She debuted in 1998 as the lead vocalist of the rock band DOG. She released her first solo album, The Diary of Mom, in 2000. Wax made her acting debut in 2007 with a main role in the musical Fixing My Makeup, the plot of which is based on her hit song of the same name.


Arts, entertainment, and media


<i>Wax or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees</i> 1991 film

Wax or the Discovery of Television Among the Bees was the first film on the Internet. Wax is the first independent feature film by American filmmaker and artist David Blair. Released in 1991, Wax was a cult hit, playing cinemas in 26 U.S. cities and had additional theatrical play in Japan and Australia. Wax was a co-production with ZDF, German Television, and opened theatrically to rave reviews at the Public Theater in New York. Wax was included in a number of 10 Best Film lists that year.


Wax is the seventh studio album by French new wave band Indochine. It was released on November 4, 1996.

<i>Wax</i> (KT Tunstall album) 2018 album by KT Tunstall

Wax is the sixth studio album by Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, and the second album in the "soul, body and mind" trilogy. It was released on 5 October 2018, following up the first album of the trilogy, Kin. The first single from the album is "The River", released on 23 August 2018.

<i>Waxed</i> 1995 studio album by BigBang

Waxed is the debut album of the Norwegian rock band BigBang. It was first released in 1995 then reissued in 2002 by Warner Music.


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Debugmode Wax is a freeware video editor which can be used in a variety of fashions. Wax developed into a highly independent video compositing software with rotomate, a chroma keyer and light values chart.

Hair wax

Hair wax is a thick hairstyling product containing wax, used to assist with holding the hair. In contrast with hair gel, most of which contain alcohol, hair wax remains appliable and has less chance of drying out. Consequently, hair wax is currently experiencing an increase in popularity, often under names such as pomade, putty, glue, whip, molding gum, or styling paste. The texture, consistency, and purpose of these products varies widely and each has a different purported purpose depending on the manufacturer. Traditionally, pomade is a type of hair wax that also adds shine to one's hair.

Wax argument

The wax argument or the ball of wax example is a thought experiment that René Descartes created within his Meditations on First Philosophy. He devised it to analyze what properties are essential for bodies, show how uncertain our knowledge of the world is compared to our knowledge of our minds, and argue for rationalism.

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Cypress Hill American hip hop group

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Ice-T American rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, and record producer

Tracy Lauren Marrow, better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and author. He began his career as an underground rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987, when he released his debut album Rhyme Pays; the second hip-hop album to carry an explicit content sticker after Slick Rick's La Di Da Di. The following year, he founded the record label Rhyme $yndicate Records and released another album, Power, which went on to go Platinum. He also released several other albums that went Gold.

Diesel may refer to:

Boom usually refers to an onomatopoeic word for the sound that an explosion makes. Boom may also refer to:

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult is an American electronic industrial rock band originally based in Chicago, Illinois and founded by Groovie Mann and Buzz McCoy. They became known in the 1980s as pioneers of the industrial music genre – although by the early 1990s they had changed to a more disco-oriented sound – and as a frequent target of censorship groups, including the PMRC, which objected to the band's humorous and satirical references to Satan, Jesus and sex in their song lyrics and stage shows.

Illinois, including Chicago, has a wide musical heritage. Chicago is most famously associated with the development of electric blues music. Chicago was also a center of development for early jazz and later for house music, and includes a vibrant hip hop scene and R&B. Chicago also has a thriving rock scene that spans the breadth of the rock genre, from huge stadium-filling arena-rock bands to small local indie bands. Chicago has had a significant historical impact on the development of many rock subgenres including power pop, punk rock, indie rock, emo rock, pop punk, and alternative rock.

Andrew Gold American singer, musician and songwriter

Andrew Maurice Gold was an American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger. His works include the US Top 10 single "Lonely Boy" (1977), as well as "Thank You for Being a Friend" (1978) and the UK Top Five hit "Never Let Her Slip Away" (1978). He had further international chart success in the 1980s as the lead singer of Wax, a collaboration with English musician and songwriter Graham Gouldman.

GrimSkunk band

GrimSkunk is a rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with punk, rock, progressive and world music influences. Its style is self-described as "world punk" It is regarded as being part of the foundation of the Quebec "alternative" scene, having influenced many young musicians and bands.

Rap rock is a fusion genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock. Rap rock's most popular subgenres include rap metal and rapcore, which include heavy metal- and hardcore punk-oriented influences, respectively.

Nightmares on Wax British DJ

George Evelyn, better known by his stage name Nightmares on Wax or DJ E.A.S.E., is a DJ and electronic music composer from Leeds, England. His music is released on Warp Records and was one of the first releases on the label.

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...To Be Loved song by Papa Roach

"...To Be Loved" is the first single from the band Papa Roach's fourth album, The Paramour Sessions, and eighth released single in total. The song is a slight return to the band early work, the song starts with a rapping introduction but as the introduction goes, the rapping then goes into fast screaming making it different from the usual rapping of the band's early releases. Most of the song is singing with Jacoby singing in the verses and also choruses. The song follows the band's hard rock sound of their previous album. The song hit American radio stations on August 7, 2006. The song was played in full on Kerrang! Radio in the United Kingdom on August 1, 2006 and has since become available to download via the iTunes Store and Walmart Downloads store as a radio edit version. On September 18 the single became available in UK stores as a 7" vinyl picture disc with a complimentary Papa Roach sticker. The CD was released on October 11, 2006. The song was served as the official theme song for WWE Raw on the USA Network from October 9, 2006 to November 9, 2009. The song has risen to #8 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and #14 on the Modern Rock Tracks and played during the theatrical trailer of the 2008 film Never Back Down.

Teru (singer) Japanese singer

Teruhiko Kobashi , better known by his stage name TERU, is a Japanese musician and singer best known as vocalist of the rock band Glay, for which he was initially the drummer.

Wax on Radio was an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Wax on Radio was created in 2005 when singer Mikey Russell, bassist Harrison Taylor, guitarist Bob Buckstaff and drummer Sammy Del Real met in the tiny suburban Chicago music scene, in and around the towns of Schaumburg and Lake Forest. The foursome, who had never before met, came together through the recommendations of mutual friends, when Russell put out the word that he was looking to start a new band.

Music of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois is a major center for music in the midwestern United States where distinctive forms of blues, and house music, a genre of electronic dance music, were developed.

Magic may refer to:

A paper cut is a gap in skin opened by an edge of a piece of paper.