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New York Dolls Star Wins Court Motion To Force Ex-wife To Sell Vacation Home

New York Dolls frontman David Johansen has been granted a request to force his ex-wife Kate Simon to sell their New York vacation home.The former couple settled its divorce in 2011 and Simon was reportedly...

Tommy Lee To Investigate Secret Societies

Tommy Lee will investigate the mystery behind 'secret societies' as part of a new reality television show.Tommy Lee, the American rocker and Motley Crue drummer, is developing a travel series, titled 'Culture Shock With Tommy...

Tommy Lee To Star In Travel Show

Tommy Lee is set to star in a new travel show for the cable channel Syfy.Tommy Lee, the American rocker and Motley Crue drummer, is developing a new television series titled 'Culture Shock With Tommy...

Stars Pay Tribute To Mclaren

Stars including SEAN COMBS, BOY GEORGE and NEW YORK DOLLS rocker SYLVAIN SYLVAIN have led tributes to late punk icon MALCOLM MCLAREN, who lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (08Apr10).The former Sex Pistols manager...

Dolls Star Conte Hired As Rock Guru For Roberts

NEW YORK DOLLS star STEVE CONTE has been drafted in to make ZACK GALIFIANAKIS and EMMA ROBERTS look like rock stars in new movie IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY.The guitarist has been hired as...

Manic Street Preachers' Us Battle

Manic Street Preachers are desperate to conquer America.The British band - who have sold millions of records around the world - say they could lose £50,000 on their US tour, which they hope will make...

Dolls Reteam With Rundgren For New Album

Iconic rockers the NEW YORK DOLLS have reunited with TODD RUNDGREN to record a new album. Rundgren produced the glam rock veterans' classic self-titled 1973 album, and he invited the band to his studio in Hawaii...

New York Dolls Announce New Album

THE NEW YORK DOLLS have announced the details of their forthcoming album, which will be released in the US in May.David Johansen's glam/punk band – who were an one of the most iconic outfits of...

By on 04 March 2009

New Additions For Morrissey's O2 Wireless Gig

A host of top names have been added to the bill for Morrissey's O2 Wireless Festival gig in Hyde Park later this summer. Already confirmed for the former Smiths frontman's only UK festival appearance this...

By on 02 April 2008

Dolls To Play Ramone's Birthday Bash

Reunited punk icons the NEW YORK DOLLS will celebrate late pal JOEY RAMONE, at what would have been the rocker's 56th birthday party. The seventh annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash, which will take place on...

Spector Hopes Hall Of Fame Recognition Helps Relaunch Career

RONNIE SPECTOR's Rock + Roll Hall of Fame induction couldn't have come at a better time - she's launching a comeback with the help of KEITH RICHARDS and NEW YORK DOLLS star NICK ZINNER. Spector...

Cooper Hailed Living Legend By May

ALICE COOPER was toasted by a string of rock colleagues last night (06NOV06) when he picked up a Living Legend award in London from QUEEN star BRIAN MAY. The former hellraiser was also presented with...

Dolls Star's All-green Breakfast

NEW YORK DOLLS frontman DAVID JOHANSEN (corr) maintains his famously skinny frame by guzzling a healthy "green concoction" for breakfast every morning. The punk icon, 56, admits he starts his day with the disgusting health...

Doll Johansen Slams Modern Rock

NEW YORK DOLLS frontman DAVID JOHANSEN has hit out at modern rock, dubbing it violent and negative. The glam rocker can't distinguish the current batch of bands from each other - because their music all...

New York Doll Sylvain Became Taxi Driver

NEW YORK DOLLS guitarist SYLVAIN SYLVAIN repeatedly fell victim to crime when he was forced to take a job as a taxi driver when the group disbanded in 1975. The rocker admits he was forced...

Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

PAUL NELSON, a pioneering rock critic whose interest in folk music led to an early connection with musician BOB DYLAN, has died. He was 70. Nelson was found dead at his New York City apartment...

New York Doll Warns Doherty: 'Heroin Will Take You'

NEW YORK DOLLS punk rocker SYLVAIN SYLVAIN has told PETE DOHERTY to quit heroin, claiming it will kill him like it did his bandmate JOHNNY THUNDERS. Doll Thunders died in 1991 from a drug overdose...

Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

PAUL NELSON, a pioneering rock critic whose interest in folk music led to an early connection with musician BOB DYLAN, has died. He was 70. Nelson was found dead at his New York City apartment...

Glastonbury Spin-off Cancelled

British music festival The Lost Weekend has been cancelled. The rock event, which was organised to replace this year's (06) legendary Glastonbury Festival, was set to feature THE ZUTONS, NEW YORK DOLLS and JULIAN COPE....

Kane Sadly Missed By New York Dolls

NEW YORK DOLLS frontman DAVID JOHANSEN is still devastated by the death of his bandmate ARTHUR 'KILLER' KANE, who passed away two years ago (04). Johansen is convinced he will never again meet someone with...

New York Dolls Make Starry Comeback

Seminal band the NEW YORK DOLLS will appear alongside a host of recording icons when they release their first album in more than 30 years. The proto-punk outfit have teamed up with a string of...

Mclaren Sees Vicious In Doherty

Rock manager MALCOLM McLAREN has leaped to the defence of troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY, describing the drug addict as a cross between late SEX PISTOL SID VICIOUS and MORRISSEY. McLaren, who contributed to...

New York Dolls Set Date For New Recording

Reunited punk legends the NEW YORK DOLLS will begin recording together again on 15 January (06) - for the first time in more than 30 years. The group's 1974 recording TOO MUCH TOO SOON...

Killer Kane To Release Memoirs From Beyond The Grave

NEW YORK DOLLS founder ARTHUR `KILLER' KANE is set to release his memoirs from beyond the grave. The punk icon wrote all about the early days of the Dolls and planned to release his...

Killer Kane's Wife Blasts Mormons For Ruining His Last Wishes

NEW YORK DOLLS founder ARTHUR 'KILLER' KANE's remains had to be cremated because Mormon officials refused to release his body to his estranged wife before they started decomposing. BARBARA KANE wanted to honour her...

Voodoo Returns To New Orleans

The Voodoo Music Experience will return to its original New Orleans, Louisiana, home to become the first major entertainment event held in the devastated city since Hurricane Katrina hit in August (05). The hastily-re-organised...

Voodoo Festival Organisers Press On With Plans

The organisers of New Orleans, Louisiana's annual Voodoo Music Experience are pressing on with plans to stage this year's festival - even though the city has been left ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. The show,...

New York Dolls Release New Album

Legendary rock band the NEW YORK DOLLS will be releasing a live album of their reunion shows in London earlier this year (04). The TOO MUCH TOO SOON group, who disbanded 20 years...

Van Zandt Gives Former Beatle Pete Best A Boost

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's guitarist STEVEN VAN ZANDT has given former BEATLE PETE BEST the chance to be cool again - by inviting him to play at his inaugural UNDERGROUND GARAGE FESTIVAL. The rocker-turned-radio presenter is...

Morrissey Pays Tribute To New York Doll Kane

British singer MORRISSEY has paid tribute to the late NEW YORK DOLLS bassist ARTHUR 'KILLER' KANE. The IRISH HEART, ENGLISH BLOOD star fondly recalled how Kane, 55, - who died from leukaemia on...

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