- Staff Picks
- June 17, 2021
New Long Leg (4AD). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
A riveting and rare glimpse of rock’s original glam-punk junkies, onstage and behind the scenes during their short-lived glory days.
With enough bad blood between the bands to make Keith Richards envious following a transfusion, the Mötley Crüe/Poison/New York Dolls Tour was more of a Deathmatch than a good-time, glam revival. Chris Long snuck in on the action.
Live execution! Live on stage! Mark Eisenstein’s The Electric Chair tells the story of a shoe salesman attempting to revive his failed career as a comedian, sharing the stage with an electric chair.
This collection of anecdotes and reveries of the infamous New York Dolls from their bassist, Arthur “Killer” Kane, has Carl F Gauze thinking better of getting the old band back together.
Even if you’re not a child of the ’70s, sweep the comic books off your coffee table — Matthew Moyer thinks you should make room for New York Dolls: The Photographs of Bob Gruen.