Posts Tagged ‘new york dolls’
Posted on July 1, 2010 - by Post Punk
When Sylvain Sylvain and Cheetah Chrome announced the formation of Batusis, the label ‘punk rock super group’ was quickly touted and with the duo sharing guitar duties and taking turns on lead vocals, the release of their self titled four track EP quickly found a place in the hearts of fans of the 70s era…Read the full story »
Posted on June 30, 2010 - by Editor
Brand New Lungs 7”
Fat Wreck Chords
This marks the first new material from the Utters in seven years and includes two tracks from their upcoming full length and one track exclusive to this 7”. The band is renowned for its musical variety, spreading its sound across reggae, punk, rock, country amongst others and vocalist Johnny…
Posted on May 26, 2010 - by Editor
Smog Veil Records
When the press release announced this mini super group consisting of Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys, Rocket from the Tombs), Syl Sylvain (New York Dolls) and Joan Jett’s rhythm section (Enzo Penizzotto and Thommy Price) expectations were always going to be high but in truth so was the pitch of the sound!
The four track…
Posted on May 20, 2010 - by Post Punk
Derived from the basement dwellings of the cassette culture that gave birth to Fuck Off! Records, Zounds were the epitome of the ‘caught in a trap’ hippy movement, which saw itself confronted with the realities of an up-and-coming punk class. Having rubbed shoulders with bands such as Poison Girls and the X, they were not…Read the full story »
Posted on April 17, 2010 - by Editor
It’s just 16 weeks to the biggest punk festival in the world and one of the most popular punk weekends around the globe taking place between Thursday 5th August – Sunday 8th August this year at Rebellion Festival at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, UK.
The annual event this year sees 4 days, 6 stages and…
Posted on April 17, 2010 - by Editor
The New York Dolls will dedicate “Jet Boy” to Malcolm McLaren during the encore of their London Koko show on April 19th. It is rumoured that the Dolls will be joined by some “very special guests” during the tribute.
“Malcolm meant a lot to the Dolls and to me personally,” says Sylvain Sylvain, “I…
Posted on March 20, 2010 - by Editor
Following their critically acclaimed 2009 UK Tour (See our Review here), and their Todd Rundgren produced studio album “Cause I Sez So”, the legendary New York Dolls return to the UK for a special one-off concert at London’s Koko on Monday April 19th (their only UK date on the forthcoming European tour).
Posted on March 9, 2010 - by Editor
Smog Veil Records today announced the SXSW debut concert and debut recording by punk rock supergroup “Batusis” featuring the seminal punk icons Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls) and Cheetah Chrome (Rocket From The Tombs/Dead Boys).
Batusis, whose name is derived from when Adam West danced a version of the watusi on the popular Batman…
Posted on December 28, 2009 - by Imelda
With the year drawing alarmingly quickly to a close, Imelda Michalczyk, our trusted and gifted photographer has sifted through 12 months worth of photos, and believe me that’s a lot, to try and find her favourite photos of the year. We hope you enjoy some of her fantastic work and we look forward to more…Read the full story »
Posted on December 5, 2009 - by Imelda
The HMV Forum
Friday 4th December 2009
I first heard of the Urban Voodoo Machine a year ago, when I asked Vic Ruggiero (of The Slackers) what current bands he recommended, fully anticipating/hoping to be directed to some obscure New York underground act. Instead he sang the praises of this unusual, boundary-defying act from London’s Dalston….
Posted on November 29, 2009 - by Imelda
The legendary New York Dolls, credited with strongly influencing the first punk generation, are returning to the UK in December.
The reunited band will be bringing the glam back to London, Bristol, Cambridge, Southampton, Liverpool, Leamington Spa and Edinburgh. The New York Dolls current line up features original members vocalist David Johansen and guitarist Sylvain Sylvain,…