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2011-05-24 05:09:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Punk rock pioneers the New York Dolls who just released their fifth full-length record DANCING BACKWARD IN HIGH HEELS to rave reviews are set to release a special deluxe edition on 429 Records. Available on June 7th, the special package includes a CD with the full album plus bonus tracks recorded live in Newcastle, England. Also included is a DVD with behind the scenes footage of the Newcastle, England recording sessions, exclusive...

2011-03-24 05:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Punk rock pioneers the New York Dolls made a triumphant return with the release of their fifth full-length record "DANCING BACKWARD IN HIGH HEELS" which debuted in the Top 10 of Billboard's "Heatseekers" chart as well as Billboard's "Alternative Artists" chart this week. Sales were strong nationwide as they landed at #21 on Billboard's "Current Independent Store" chart and the Top 50 overall sales in their hometown of New York City....

2011-03-15 11:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Poison's 25th Anniversary, 35 of the multi-platinum band's top hits and fan favorites have been gathered for Double Dose Of Poison: Ultimate Hits, a new career-spanning 2CD and digital collection to be released May 3 by Capitol/EMI. This summer, Poison will hit the road with Motley Crue and the New York Dolls for an extensive North American tour. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/LA64598LOGO) Double Dose...

2011-03-11 05:09:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Punk rock pioneers the New York Dolls are set to release their fifth full-length record DANCING BACKWARD IN HIGH HEELS next Tuesday, March 15 on 429 Records. Featuring original members David Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain, the album was recorded in Newcastle, England and produced by Louis XIV's Jason Hill. Spin Magazine has given the album 8 out of 10 stars in their rave review. The band will celebrate the album's release with a...

2011-01-04 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigatone Entertainment, a next generation entertainment company, has announced a partnership with a pair of revolutionary video technology companies, NewTek and TodoCast, to stream Gigatone's myRecordFantasy jam sessions and live concert over the Internet. Innovative rock superstar Todd Rundgren stars in the latest of Gigatone's series of myRecordFantasy events Jan. 17-19, 2011, at the Track Shack Studios in Sacramento. The event brings...

2008-07-30 12:00:48

By DAVID BRINN The last time Sylvain Sylvain was in the Middle East, he was being expelled from his Egyptian home because he was a Jew. Previously Sylvain Mizrahi, the 59-year-old guitarist for the legendary New York Dolls was born in Cairo to a prominent Jewish family. "My daddy had a great job at the National Bank of Egypt. But in the mid-'50s, they fired him, then they confiscated all our belongings and kicked us out," Sylvain told The Jerusalem Post during a conversation ahead...

2008-07-08 09:00:42

By CHARLOTTE CRIPPS Pop LOUNGE ON THE FARM Merton Farm CANTERBURY The US glam-punk veterans the New York Dolls will be playing a spectrum of old classics - including "Trash", "Personality Crisis" and "Jet Boy" - and new songs from their recent, well-received album, One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This, at the third Lounge on the Farm festival in Kent this weekend. Other acts performing at the festival include The Coral, Mystery Jets, The Bees, Johnny Flynn, Black Kids, Art...

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Fiona Shepherd NEW YORK DOLLS, THE GARAGE, GLASGOW **** REMARKABLY, for a band who released a couple of albums 35 years ago, split up, watched various founding members succumb to drugs overdoses and terminal illnesses and are now down to only two original, somewhat wrinkled members, the New York Dolls have still got it - "it" being a classic low-slung, freewheeling rock'n'roll sound, a loveable reprobate attitude and an ebullient, charismatic stage presence. Their much-venerated...

2008-06-24 02:29:54

By Scott Tady, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jun. 23--Anyone who digs "The Big Lebowski" won't want to miss an event this Saturday hosted by the Beaver Area Biking Enthusiasts. "Lebowski Fist" (yes, Fist) is a 10-hour celebration of bowling, bicycling, drinking and all things related to the 1998 Coen Brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski" starring Jeff Bridges as The Dude. Everyone's meeting at 3 p.m. at the Beaver Valley Bowl in Rochester, with the bicyclists pedaling out at 3:30 p.m.,...

2008-06-15 00:00:14

A South Derbyshire rock and roll band is celebrating after landing a record deal. Swadlincote five-piece Thee Deadtime Philharmonic has just signed up with Salford-based label Immigration Records to release an EP. A tour with Brixton-based indie-rockers The Thirst is in prospect, while the band has also been asked to play at a DJ set by one of their heroes, New York Dolls' guitarist Sylvain Sylvain. Thee Deadtime Philharmonic comprises front man Wayne Murdoch, Kerry Ann Dunbar on...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.