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

13th June 2014

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...

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Tommy Lee To Investigate Secret Societies

23rd March 2011

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...

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Tommy Lee To Star In Travel Show

22nd March 2011

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...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Mclaren

9th April 2010

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...

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Dolls Star Conte Hired As Rock Guru For Roberts

11th February 2010

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...

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Manic Street Preachers' Us Battle

2nd November 2009

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...

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The Things They Say 12417

29th May 2009

"I'm afraid of me. Sometimes when I hear my voice on tape, I'm like, 'Who is that horrible man?'" NEW YORK DOLLS frontman DAVID JOHANSEN.

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Dolls Reteam With Rundgren For New Album

18th March 2009

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...

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New York Dolls Announce New Album

4th March 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 6000

19th September 2008

Former THE SMITHS star MORRISSEY has penned the afterword for legendary rock photographer BOB GRUEN's new book about the NEW YORK DOLLS. The Brit is a major fan of the reunited glam punk band....

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New Additions For Morrissey's O2 Wireless Gig

2nd April 2008

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...

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Dolls To Play Ramone's Birthday Bash

11th May 2007

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...

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Spector Hopes Hall Of Fame Recognition Helps Relaunch Career

14th January 2007

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...

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Cooper Hailed Living Legend By May

7th November 2006

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...

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The Things They Say 2604

7th August 2006

"A guy's make-up doesn't have to be done right - if it's done too well, it's kind of nancy-looking. Just slop it on." NEW YORK DOLLS star DAVID JOHANSEN gives cosmetic tips for men.

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The Things They Say 2597

6th August 2006

"He had, like, an investment portfolio and all this s**t. I don't think he ever bemoaned his financial situation." NEW YORK DOLLS star DAVID JOHANSEN on fellow punk icon JOEY RAMONE's secret fortune.

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Dolls Star's All-green Breakfast

2nd August 2006

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...

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Doll Johansen Slams Modern Rock

18th July 2006

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...

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New York Doll Sylvain Became Taxi Driver

16th July 2006

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...

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Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

14th July 2006

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...

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Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

14th July 2006

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...

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

14th July 2006

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...

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Glastonbury Spin-off Cancelled

9th June 2006

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....

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Kane Sadly Missed By New York Dolls

5th May 2006

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...

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New York Dolls Make Starry Comeback

13th April 2006

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...

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New York Dolls Set Date For New Recording

14th December 2005

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...

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Killer Kane To Release Memoirs From Beyond The Grave

24th October 2005

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...

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

24th October 2005

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...

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Voodoo Returns To New Orleans

12th October 2005

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...

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Voodoo Festival Organisers Press On With Plans

9th September 2005

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,...

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