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Andrew Collins sits in for Cerys all week. He's joined by the New York Dolls, the veteran glam-rock punks who reformed in 2004 are down to two original members, flamboyant singer David Johansen and guitarist Sylvain Sylvain since bassist Arthur Kane passed away in. New album Cause I Sez So, was released in May and saw the legendary band reuniting with producer Todd Rundgren. The punk pioneers a protopunk sound which prefigured much of what was to come in the punk rock era; their visual style influenced the look of many new wave and 1980s-era glam metal groups, and they began the local New York scene at CBGBs that later spawned the Ramones, Blondie, Television and Talking Heads.

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Fri 4 Dec 2009 13:00