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CHERIE CURRIE Looks Back On THE RUNAWAYS' 'Cherry Bomb'

Former THE RUNAWAYS singer Cherie Currie recently spoke to "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" about the band's classic song "Cherry Bomb", which was written by RUNAWAYS manager Kim Fowley and guitarist Joan Jett for the group's self-titled debut album. The title is a play on Cherie's name, who was just 16 when this song was ...

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JOAN JETT Gets New Guitar From GIBSON, 'Joan Jett ES-339'

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into the innovative future, Gibson, the legitimate leader in professional instruments proudly presents the Joan Jett ES-339 in Wine Red. Calling on nearly two years of touring research and development with Joan, the signature Joan Jett ES-339 guitar premieres as Gibson approaches the next era of shaping sound ...

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THE RUNAWAYS: Greatest-Hits LP Collection Gets Expanded

In the second half of the 1970s, when THE RUNAWAYS first burst upon an unsuspecting rock scene, the idea of an all-female teenage band playing raw, raging rock 'n' roll was a bit too much for mainstream American audiences. But the tenacious L.A. quintet persisted and ultimately proved their point, launching such infectious rock 'n' ...

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JOAN JETT: Why THE RUNAWAYS Broke Up

During a recent appearance on METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich's "It's Electric!" online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1, Joan Jett spoke about the breakup of iconic rockers THE RUNAWAYS. The first true girl band of the 1970s, THE RUNAWAYS — which also featured Lita Ford, Cherie Currie, Jackie Fox and Sandy West — toured ...

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Video Premiere: JOAN JETT's 'Fresh Start'

The official music video for "Fresh Start", a brand new song from Joan Jett, can be seen below. The track is included in the Jett documentary "Bad Reputation", which was released in theaters and on demand on September 28. The film, which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, was directed by Kevin Kerslake ...

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Hear JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS' New Single, 'Fresh Start'

"Fresh Start", a brand new song from Joan Jett, can be streamed below. The track is included in the Jett documentary "Bad Reputation", which will be released in theaters and on demand on September 28. The film, which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, was directed by Kevin Kerslake and written by Joel ...

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JOAN JETT Catalog Part Of SONY MUSIC/LEGACY's New Agreement with BLACKHEART RECORDS

Sony Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings, a division of SME, have entered into an historic new agreement with Blackheart Records, the groundbreaking American music label founded in 1980 by rock icon Joan Jett, legendary songwriter/producer Kenny Laguna and Meryl Laguna. The new SME/Legacy/Blackheart pact covers the worldwide rights to Joan Jett's recorded music catalog, including ...

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JOAN JETT Documentary 'Bad Reputation' Acquired By MAGNOLIA

Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to the Joan Jett documentary "Bad Reputation". The film, which premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival, will receive a theatrical release later this year. Directed by Kevin Kerslake and written by Joel Marcus, "Bad Reputation" is described as "a look at the life of Joan Jett, ...

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CHERIE CURRIE: Why THE RUNAWAYS Will Probably Never Reunite

Cherie Currie says a full reunion of iconic seventies rockers THE RUNAWAYS will now probably never happen. Speaking on the "White Line Fever" podcast, Currie outlined in great detail her relationships with fellow former bandmates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Jackie Fox and Sandy West and the previous attempts to get the band back together. "It's ...

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Video: LITA FORD Performs During 'PBR Finals Week' In Las Vegas

Fan-filmed video footage of Lita Ford's November 3 performance on Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada during PBR's (Professional Bull Riders) PBR Finals Week can be seen below. Lita Ford released a new album, "Time Capsule", on April 15 via SPV/Steamhammer. The very special and unusual recording turns back the clock to ...

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Ex-THE RUNAWAYS Singer CHERIE CURRIE's Shelved Album Feat. SLASH, MATT SORUM, DUFF MCKAGAN To See Light Of Day

RUNAWAYS icon Cherie Currie says she will this month release an all-star album — shelved for the last five years — featuring Slash, Duff McKagan, Billy Corgan, Juliette Lewis, Brody Dalle and more. Currie, 56, revealed details of the Blackhearts Records release on the latest episode of the "White Line Fever" podcast, saying: "Matt Sorum ...

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Video: LITA FORD Performs At Belgium's ALCATRAZ FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of Lita Ford's August 14 performance at the Alcatraz Festival in Kortrijk, Belgium can be seen below. Lita Ford released a new album, "Time Capsule", on April 15 via SPV/Steamhammer. The very special and unusual recording turns back the clock to a time when honest, down-to-earth rock music was still handmade and ...

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LITA FORD Selected As 2017 'She Rocks' Award Honoree

The Women's International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Lita Ford as a 2017 She Rocks Awards recipient. Recognizing women who stand out as role models in the music industry, the live awards event takes place on January 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Anaheim Hilton Hotel during the NAMM show. Best ...

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LEE AARON: 'Bad Boyfriend' Video Released

"Bad Boyfriend", the new video from the Canadian rock artist Lee Aaron, can be seen below. The song is the title track of Aaron's new album, which was released on March 25. Aaron stated about the track: "I had this campy little song kicking around for a couple of years. We had included it in ...

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Video: LITA FORD Performs At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of Lita Ford's June 10 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. Lita Ford released a new album, "Time Capsule", on April 15 via SPV/Steamhammer. The very special and unusual recording turns back the clock to a time when honest, down-to-earth rock music was still handmade ...

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