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LAMF at Marlin Room at Webster Hall
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‘L.A.M.F.’ tribute in pics (ft. Deborah Harry, Handsome Dick Manitoba, more)

Blondie’s Clem Burke, The Replacements’ Tommy Stinson, Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers’ Walter Lure, and MC5’s Wayne Kramer performed the Heartbreaker's 'L.A.M.F.' at four NYC shows. We caught the Marlin Room show with Blondie singer Deborah Harry, Dead Boys’ Cheetah Chrome, The Dictators’ Handsome Dick Manitoba, and more.

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members of Blondie, MC5, Replacements, Heartbreakers playing L.A.M.F at Stephen Saban benefit

The show will also have appearances by Bush Tetras, Lenny Kaye, and Mudd Clubb regular Marilyn.

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Ian MacKaye comments on Bad Brains’ Hall of Fame nomination (H.R. too)

"I don’t know who the nominators are, and frankly don’t care, but the person who put Bad Brains name in the hat is either visionary, or they’re savvy and trying to bring some legitimacy to their brand," Ian MacKaye says.

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Andy Warhol not so nice… in clip from rock doc ‘Danny Says’ (which is out today)

Watch a clip where music biz legend Danny Fields recalls being taught party etiquette by Andy Warhol.

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Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
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The Ramones, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed & more in new documentary about music biz legend Danny Fields

If HBO's tone-deaf series Vinyl left you cold but wanting to learn more about the NYC music scene of the '70s, you may want to keep an eye out for new documentary Danny Says which is about legendary music biz figure Danny Fields, who helped the careers of The Ramones, Iggy Pop, The Doors, The Velvet Underground, MC5 and more.

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Wayne Kramer played Bowery Electric w/ help from Jesse Malin, Dick Manitoba and Jeremy Piven (pics, video)

Wayne Kramer was in NYC for the kickoff of new PBS series Lifecasters (one of the segments was about him and his wife) and he played a few songs at the premiere event at Lincoln Center on Wednesday (2/6)...

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MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer appearing on new PBS series ‘Lifecasters,’ playing NYC premiere event and Bowery Electric

Wayne Kramer and his wife Margaret are "The Beast and the Angel," a short film from Adam McKay and Shira Piven that appears as the third segment in "Lifecasters...

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MC5’s Michael Davis (R.I.P.) remembered by Wayne Kramer, Ted Nugent & more

After dropping out of the fine arts program at Wayne State University, Michael Davis became the bassist for Detroit's radical proto-punk band the MC5 in 1964, replacing original bassist Pat Burrows when singer Rob Tyner and guitarist Wayne Kramer decided that they liked Davis's style and wanted him in the band...

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ZZ Top, Perry Farrell, Alice Cooper & many more played John Varvatos’ 10th Anniversary @ the Bowery store (pics & video)

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While many designers tagged trendier (see younger) performers to appear at their Fashion Week soirees, many of which happened the day before for Fashion's Night Out, John Varvatos and show curator/drummer Matt Sorum (Velvet Revolver, Guns N' Roses) stayed true to the spirit of the Bowery store located where CBGB once stood, picking a lineup that would make Wayne and Garth tremble with a lack of self worth (Mike Meyers sitting on the side of the stage with a giddy grin would seem to confirm that)...

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Varvatos 10th Anniversary tonight and Hole @ Don Hill’s?

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club played the Fashion Week party at Don Hill's on Thursday. Iggy Pop and The Stooges played there Friday, and according to the above Tweet, Courtney Love is playing there tonight...

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