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The Runaways And Motorhead Land Rock Honour On 40th Anniversary

The two groups are set to be inducted into the IES Rock Honors, part of the Indie Entertainment Summit, in Los Angeles on 5 August (15). The honour marks both bands' 40th...

Joan Jett Unaware Of Manager Rape Accusation

Fox, former member of the Jett-fronted 1970s rock band, told The Huffington Post that Kim Fowley assaulted her after a roadie insisted she take a Quaalude pill. Fox also claimed that Jett, and...

The Runaways Star: 'Manager Kim Fowley Raped Me'

The bassist claims Kim Fowley sexually assaulted her in a motel room on New Year's Eve, 1975 in front of two of her bandmates. Fox tells The Huffington Post she was forced...

Foo Fighters Take To The Stage For The First Time Since Dave Grohl's Accident

The rock band played a 20th anniversary concert at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (04July15), and Grohl spent the show seated in a giant throne, surrounded by...

Miley Cyrus Unleashes Inner Rock Chick With Joan Jett In Charity Duet [Video]

Miley Cyrus turns her backyard into a rock show in a surprise collaboration with guitar legend Joan Jett, performing the latter's song 'Different'. It's all for a good cause too, with the duet launching her...

Miley Cyrus Recruits Famous Friends For Charity Backyard Jam Sessions

The Wrecking Ball hitmaker launched her crusade to help displaced youths during the MTV Video Music Awards last year (14), when she invited homeless pal Jesse Helt to accept her Video of the...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour of her armpit hair Miley Cyrus is putting her fame to good use, by launching a charity which helps homeless and LGBT...

Pete Townshend To Receive Top Philanthropy Award

The Who guitarist will be presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award by fellow rocker Bruce Springsteen in recognition of his ongoing support for the organisation, which assists fellow musicians with addiction recovery....

Miley Cyrus Joins Joan Jett Onstage At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Wrecking Ball hitmaker, who sported pasties with Jett's initials on them over her breasts, recalled her first meeting with the 56-year-old in her speech. She said, "We were doing Oprah...

Miley Cryus Bares Breasts In Tribute To Joan Jett

Miley Cyrus bared her breasts in tribute to Joan Jett as she inducted the singer in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker arrived at the prestigious ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio...

Green Day Crash Into Rock'n'roll Hall Of Fame With Emotional Speeches And Powerful Gig

This year's inductees into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, Joan Jett and Ringo Starr, definitely fall within the "about time" category. And they aren't the only ones. The 2015 inductees also include the cool kids...

Miley Cyrus To Induct Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Into Hall Of Fame

The provocative pop star has been asked by Jett to honour her band at the prestigious ceremony on 18 April (15), and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame president and CEO Greg Harris...

Joan Jett: 'Hall Of Fame Needs More Women'

The I Love Rock 'n' Roll hitmaker, who is set be recognised at the Cleveland, Ohio institution's annual induction ceremony later this month (Apr15), is urging bosses behind the Hall of Fame to...

Stars Turn Out For Kim Fowley's Funeral

Eccentric rock svengali and hipster Kim Fowley's Hollywood funeral on Thursday (22Jan15) was a star-studded affair with his former The Runaways protege Joan Jett leading the mourners.Jett delivered a heartfelt speech at the Hollywood Forever...

Joan Jett And The Runaways Pay Tribute To Late Manager Fowley

Former The Runaways bandmates Joan Jett, Cherie Currie and Lita Ford have added their tributes to those pouring in for late producer/hitmaker Kim Fowley, who lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (15Jan15).The three girls...

Joan Jett To Open For The Who's 50th Anniversary Tour

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have signed up as the opening act for The Who when they embark on the next leg of their 50th anniversary tour in 2015.The My Generation hitmakers are set to...

Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

Green Day, Lou Reed And Joan Jett Named Hall Of Fame Inductees

Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are among the acts to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (15).The musicians, alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan and...

Billie Joe Armstrong Performs With Joan Jett

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined veteran rocker Joan Jett on stage at a charity benefit in New York on Thursday (23Oct14).The American Idiot singer teamed up with Jett to perform her 1980 hit...

Slash, Joan Jett And Billy Corgan Honoured At Apma Ceremony

Slash, Joan Jett and Billy Corgan were honoured with career achievement prizes at the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards (Apma) in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday night (21Jul14).The former Guns N' Roses star was presented with...

Iggy Azalea: Lorde Wasn't Right For Kurt Cobain Tribute

Iggy Azalea doesn't think Lorde was the right choice to pay tribute to Kurt Cobain. The 'Fancy' rapper says 17-year-old Lorde shouldn't have appeared with the late singer's former Nirvana bandmates at the Rock 'n'...

Joan Jett Settles Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Rocker Joan Jett has settled her trademark infringement lawsuit against the owners of a popular lingerie brand.Last year (13), the singer claimed bosses at U.S. retailer Hot Topic had ripped off her Blackheart Records name...

Joan Jett Appeals To Rhode Island Officials To Ban Elephant Bullhooks

Rocker Joan Jett has urged lawmakers in Rhode Island to ban the use of bullhooks by elephant trainers in a bid to protect the animals from inhumane treatment.The I Love Rock 'n' Roll hitmaker has...

Nirvana Recruit Leading Ladies For Explosive Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Show

Joan Jett, Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Lorde channelled the spirit of the late Kurt Cobain on Thursday (10Apr14) as they performed with the surviving members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of...

Joan Jett To Front Nirvana Reunion At Hall Of Fame Induction - Report

Joan Jett is reportedly set to jam onstage with the surviving members of Nirvana on Thursday night (10Apr14) as the grunge rockers are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.Kurt Cobain's band will...

'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' Tonight: Joan Jett To Step In For Kurt Cobain?

Today's the day! A new year's worth of rock royalty will tonight be ushered into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt,...

Joan Jett To Make History As First Female Golden God Honouree

Rocker Joan Jett is set to make history at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards this year (14) when she becomes the first female to receive the prestigious Golden God title.The I Love Rock 'n' Roll...

Joan Jett Walks The Runway For Charity Fashion Event

Veteran rocker Joan Jett joined young stars including Leona Lewis, Bella Thorne and Annasophia Robb to walk the runway in red during a special charity fashion show in New York City on Thursday (06Feb14).The I...

Joan Jett Orders Seaworld Bosses To Drop I Love Rock 'N' Roll

Rocker Joan Jett has fired off a cease and desist letter to the president and Ceo of SeaWorld in Florida after learning her I Love Rock 'n' Roll anthem is part of the theme park's...

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