New York Dolls

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    June 4, 2012

    Metal Mondays: Metal's First Music Videos Ooze Green Jellÿ

    There's never been a huge a market for heavy metal music videos. Praise is far and few between, and they don't garner awards like pop music videos, clips like Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance," which won seven MTV Video Music Awards in 2010, and even grabbed a Grammy for Best Short Form Music Video. But t ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    The Tubes to Headline KDKB 40th Anniversary Concert

    The Tubes circa 1977​ The Tubes have serious roots in Arizona. Formed after two Phoenix-based bands, The Beans and Red, White and Blues Band, moved to San Francisco and combined, The Tubes were remarkably ahead of their time. The group's mix of simulated sex and hard rock landed them some primo op ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    June 14, 2011

    New York Dolls' Sylvain Sylvain Talks Touring with Poison and Mötley Crüe, High Heels, and Happiness

    New York Dolls​The New York Dolls are widely considered one of the most influential bands in punk, glam, and hair metal. Mötley Crüe and Poison are among the dozens of acts that cite the Dolls as influences. Ironic, then, that the New York Dolls are opening for the Crüe and Poison this week in ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    The New York Dolls, Dancing Backward in High Heels

    ​The New York Dolls' new album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, comes out today, June 7. As one of the most influential acts in the punk and glam rock genres, the New York Dolls' body of work mostly consists of gritty garage rock and glam punk songs -- you know, the types of tunes you could liste ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    Incoming: Cage The Elephant, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Eisley, Motley Crüe, Poison

    Who's the one they call Dr. Feelgood?​There are lots of three and four-word band names among this week's just announced shows -- Cage The Elephant, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Panic! at the Disco, to name a few. However, as someone who is utterly fascinated with hair metal and early 1980's Sunset Stri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Cheetah Chrome Talks Dead Boys, Dissing Devo, and His New Band Batusis

    ​ Cheetah Chrome and Sylvain Sylvain are considered founding fathers of punk rock, as original members of Rocket From the Tombs and The Dead Boys, and New York Dolls, respectively, but the two are far from mellowing out with their age. Their new project, Batusis, roars and rips with just as much f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    The 10 Best Spoken Word Intros

    ​As I perused Sirius/XM 90's on 9 the other day, I was greeted with an intriguing song from a particular Canadian, alternative rock/pop one-hit wonder.This song included an intro featuring a conversation between two fellows that, while intriguing, was pretty pointless. But it got me thinking -- wh ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010
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    March 4, 2010
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    February 18, 2010
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    March 23, 2009

    A New Way to Tell Who Was Buzzing at SxSW

    If you are like most people reading about SxSW on every blog out there, it can be a bit overwhelming. But that is nothing compared to how overwhelming it can be to actually be at a festival where 300 bands are playing at every minute (how many stages does Coachella or EdgeFest have going at any one ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    Rachael Ray at SXSW

    To add to the list of hip parties we have told you about happening at SxSW next month in Austin is the most random one yet. Rachel Ray will be hosting the party "Rose's Mojito & Rachael Ray's Feedback: The B-Side." The party with have Acts such as The Hold Steady, Ra Ra Riot, The New York Dolls ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    The Valley's Top 10 Local Guitarists

    Phoenix teems with guitar players, and some of them are actually pretty good. A handful of them are exceptional.

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    December 9, 2008

    Pitchfork Stays Sub-Par and Pretentious with New "Greatest Songs" Guide

    The horde of amateur music critics at Pitchfork Media has just crapped out a tome titled The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present (Fireside). The book purports to present "edifying essays" about the greatest 500 songs of the past thirty years and "all-new reviews" ... More >>

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    September 5, 2008

    Podcast: Mad Juana

    By Yvonne Zusel Eastern European-gypsy-punk band Gogol Bordello might think they have the market cornered on the gypsy-punk genre. But mustachioed frontman Eugene Hutz & Co. had better think again. New York-based Mad Juana have taken Bordello's formula and put their own twist on it, led by sultry b ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008

    Voodoo Gurus

    Hanoi Rocks/New York Dolls alum heads awesome rock hyphenate

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    July 14, 2008

    KISS, Marilyn Manson, the Brady Kids and . . . Max and the Marginalized?

    Max and the Marginalized: Tuesday, July 15, at Modified Arts By Clay McNear Max Bernstein, Jon Ryggy, and Dave Watrous -- the musicians who comprise the political-punk band Max and the Marginalized -- will be shocked by what I'm about to do. What's that, you ask? Lump them in with Vanilla Ice and ... More >>

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    January 24, 2008
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    October 18, 2007

    Peel It Up

    Memoir of a radio hero

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    October 10, 2007
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    October 4, 2007

    Turbo Charged

    The denim demons ride

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    May 31, 2007


    Thursday just keeps getting better

  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Jeff Dahl

    Battered Stuff: One Acoustic Mother
    (Steel Cage)

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Rock Docs Are Go!

    As CDs wither, the low-budget rockumentary is born again

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    White Demons

    Say Go
    (Sonic Swirl Records)

  • Music

    October 19, 2006

    Seedy Release

    Lurid Lifestyles of the Broke and Not-So-Famous

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    July 20, 2006

    New York Dolls

    One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This
    (Roadrunner Records)

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    April 6, 2006

    Johnny Thunders

    After the Dolls: 1977-1987

  • Culture

    April 14, 2005

    Caught on Disc

    Finding ultraviolence on DVD, and old-school punk on CD

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    February 3, 2005

    All Dolled Up

    A rant on the New York Dolls latest, plus raves on new video games

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    New York Dolls

    Pre Crash Condition: Live From the Royal Festival Hall

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Exploding Hearts

    Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Junior Senior

    D-d-don't Stop the Beat (Atlantic)

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    March 20, 2003

    Blanche Davidian

    Attack of the Killer (Exquisite Swine)

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    January 30, 2003

    Giving Good Hedwig

    The glam show comes to Scottsdale Center for the Arts

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Dogs' Life

    British punk-era warriors Slaughter and the Dogs regroup for a shot at the respect they never got

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    October 11, 2001

    The Strokes

    Is This It (RCA)

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    September 6, 2001

    Born to Lose

    The Slash City Daggers, Back Stabber Blues (Unity Squad Records)

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    January 4, 2001

    The BellRays

    Grand Fury (Upper Cut)

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    June 29, 2000

    The Impossible Dream

    Underrated blue-collar pop punks the Impossible Ones

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    September 23, 1999

    Hearts Full of Napalm

    Three decades after the fact, L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs make good on that old Detroit Rock City promise

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    August 5, 1999
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    July 8, 1999

    Beautiful Noise

    A group of local veterans comes out of semi-retirement to kick out the jams once again

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    June 17, 1999

    Dolls House

    Sylvain Sylvain pays tribute to three fallen former bandmates on his new album

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    August 27, 1998

    Slow Ride

    Trashman goes for a drunken drive through suburbia

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    August 15, 1996

    I Love a Band in a Uniform

    The fashionable dos and duds of pop's greatest costume gimmick bands

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    July 4, 1996
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    March 7, 1996

    Fallen Angels

    For the Valley's premier power-pop band, retro is all a state of mind

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    June 22, 1994
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