Archive for January, 2010
In the mid 70s, the fairly repulsive svengali producer Kim Fowley picked up five teenage girls at Rodney Bingenheimer’s English Disco – the glam rock place to be in Los Angeles – to form the first all-female, all-teenage hard rock band The Runaways.
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Tags: cherie curry, glam punk, glam rock, joan jett, los angeles glam, proto punk, Punk, rock n roll, the runaways
If he were still alive, Rio Reiser would turn 60 today. Vocalist and main songwriter of 1970s Berlin band Ton Steine Scherben, he led a rock group unlike any other in the world.
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Tags: 1968, anarchism, berlin, communism, mc5, proto punk, rio reiser, rock, ton steine scherben