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Joan Jett Signature Gibson Melody Maker guitar

Hard to believe it took until 2008 for Gibson to honor a female musician with a Gibson Electric Signature Model guitar. But they’ve launched the Joan Jett Signature Melody Maker, and it looks pretty sweet. Joan Jett got her original Melody Maker in 1977 when she was in the Runaways. “It was light and it … Continue reading Joan Jett Signature Gibson Melody Maker guitar

Runaways Movie Planned: Neon Angels

Variety: Runaways head to the bigscreen. “Neon Angels” will tell the story of the ’70s all-girl, teenage band that was created by producer Kim Fowley and included members Joan Jett, Cherie Currie and the late Sandy West. “We certainly utilized to our advantage our image as teenage girls who wore titillating clothes,” Jett told Daily … Continue reading Runaways Movie Planned: Neon Angels

QUEENS OF NOISE: THE RUNAWAYS SHOW BRITNEY WHO’S BOSS

QUEENS OF NOISE: THE RUNAWAYS SHOW BRITNEY WHO’S BOSS Johnny Loftus It’s all VH-1’s fault. The next addition of the network’s ailing “Divas” series – which will likely feature Leslie Carter, Mandy Moore, and the Olsen Twins – will prove exactly what “Divas” does not promote: Women who play guitar will always kick more ass … Continue reading QUEENS OF NOISE: THE RUNAWAYS SHOW BRITNEY WHO’S BOSS

JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS

The consensus: girls playing Rock is hot, even if they aren’t really playing rock. The latest in a continuing line of candy cigarette movies that play out like extended advertisements for Clearasil, cutting-edge fashion, and Herbal Essences, Josie & The Pussycats should be commended for realizing that it is exactly that. The film addresses the … Continue reading JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS