The Dead Milkmen is an American satirical punk rock band formed in 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Beginning within the local underground hardcore scene of the early 1980s, the band established their jangly punk sound, which they coupled with prominent humor delivered in heavy Philadelphia accents. After garnering an underground following through extensive touring and college radio attention, they enjoyed international success on the strength of 1988’s “Punk Rock Girl”, a single from their Beelzebubba album which entered into MTV rotation.
The Runaways were an American all-girl teenage rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.
The band released two studio albums carrying their best known songs “Cherry Bomb”, “Queens of Noise”, “Neon Angels (On the Road to Ruin)”, “Born to Be Bad” and the cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Rock n Roll”. The Runaways were later a sensation in Japan where “Cherry Bomb” was a hit single.
The Runaways were formed in late 1975 by drummer Sandy West and rhythm guitarist Joan Jett after they had both introduced themselves to producer Kim Fowley, who gave Jett’s phone number to West. The two met on their own at West’s home and later called Fowley to let him hear the outcome. Fowley then helped the girls find other members.
The Runaways began the party and club circuit around Los Angeles. They soon added lead guitarist Lita Ford who had originally auditioned for the bass spot. Local bassist Peggy Foster took over on bass but left after a month. Lead singer Cherie Currie was found and recruited in a local teen nightclub called the Sugar Shack, followed by Jackie Fox (who had originally auditioned for the lead guitar spot) on bass.
Meet 1960’s NJ gals THE LADYBIRDS. The world’s first topless all girl group . The band was from Jersey and split to Vegas and Hollywood. They also toured with The Yardbirds in 1968 and were AWESOME musicians.
Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes, released their debut album in November, 2011.
The Australian band announced in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, CB/BR are never ones to shy away from a full-blown production. These very special evenings will be reminiscent of the old school dancehall party days, where the hair is high and the music is sleazy.
The record has been in the making for two years and was recorded with and produced by the gifted, Steve Schram (Little Red, Little Birdy, Cat Empire, Eagle and the Worm, Ground Components). Baby Caught the Bus is an incredibly accomplished first release, moving through heart wrenching doo-wop wailing, to drunken pianos, party hysteria and tough, hard hitting soul. This collection of songs is delivered with dynamic vocal harmonies and the force of the rhythm section, with Clairy’s big soul voice and the horns leading the procession.
The song “LOVE LETTER” was picked up for a commercial by Heineken beer in 2012.