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Jackie Fuchs of the Runaways Says Joan Jett Watched Her Get Raped

Jackie Fuchs of the Runaways has a horrific story to tell. The Runaways were an all-girl band from the 70s that launched the careers of Joan Jet and Lita Ford, as well inspiring numerous other girls to rock out. The band was initially managed by a man named Kim Fowley. Jackie Fuchs played bass in the band. Jackie Fuchs now …

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Kim Fowley Accused of Raping Runaway While Joan Jett Watched

Kim Fowley is dead. The man who managed the legendary all-girl rock group The Runaways died in January of this year following a battle with bladder cancer. Now comes a story that is hard to read. It is a story that has the potential to haunt the memory of Kim Fowley and the legacy of The Runaways. In this age …

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Joan Jett Talks Rock Hall Induction

Joan Jett and her band The Black Hearts will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This past April, she and her band played on stage during Nirvana’s induction at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. “Maybe it reminded people I’m out there,” Jett said on Tuesday about the fact that she received her nomination shortly thereafter. “It’s a roiling …

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Joan Jett Shills Clothing Line for Company She Sued Less Than Two Years Ago

New York rocker Joan Jett has made headlines lately for a new clothing line that she has unveiled. It is called the Joan Jett for Tripp NYC fashion collection for Hot Topic. Jett explained her foray into fashion. “I’ve talked about doing something like this over the years but nothing ever came to fruition. Daang and Ray [at Tripp NYC] …

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Joan Jett Launches Clothing Line For Hot Topic

Joan Jett has decided to take on a new endeavor in fashion! According to Nymag.com, Jett has been working with Tripp NYC designers Daang and Ray Goodman to create a clothing line that will be sold in Hot Topic stores. The 56-year-old American rocker has been known for her own unique style with her black punk hairstyle and dark make-up. …

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Joan Jett to Play Music Festival in Place of CeeLo Green

With less than one month to go before the Gretna Heritage Festival, the event’s lineup has just undergone a significant shift. The music festival, a three-day event that will take place in New Orleans on the bank of the Mississippi River, was set to feature acts such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman Band, and CeeLo Green. Now, CeeLo Green has …

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Joan Jett May Front Nirvana at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A photograph of three guitars posted by Foo Fighters on Instagram on Tuesday sparked rumors that Joan Jett may perform with the remaining members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gala in New York City Thursday night. Drummer Dave Grohl incited speculation when a photo was posted on his band’s Instagram page featuring Grohl’s drumkit, Pat …

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Joan Jett, Nirvana At Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame

Joan Jett may be performing with Nirvana tomorrow at the 2014 Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Rumors of Jett’s possible collaboration with the famed grunge rockers started yesterday when former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl posted a photo of Jett’s guitar on Instagram. Michael Stipe is listed as Nirvana’s official inductee, however the photo, that includes instruments of …

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REO Speedwagon Becomes Latest Musical Act To Cancel Show At Seaworld

In an effort to expose the horrors of what goes on at SeaWorld, a documentary called Blackfish has created quite a stir in the media recently. Since being shown on CNN in November, the documentary has become more mainstream, and as a result, REO Speedwagon, in addition to several other musicians, have recently cancelled their shows at SeaWorld. The Blackfish …

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Joan Jett Jumps Floats for Macy’s Parade

Joan Jett has jumped from one float to another for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. A vegetarian, Jett was initially slated to perform aboard a float that represented South Dakota. Once South Dakota ranchers got word of her eating philosophy, however, they protested her appearance on the float, political ire was raised, and the whole scenario went downhill quickly. As …

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Joan Jett Upsets Ranchers And Farmers?

The veggie-eating hit-maker Joan Jett (along with her Blackhearts) has been selected to play atop a particular Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float, and some ranchers and farmers don’t seem to be too thrilled about the idea. Actually, they’re pretty ticked off. What could possibly go wrong with the lady who helped produce hits like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” and …

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Joan Jett Wasn’t South Dakota’s Choice, Was Macy’s

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts are scheduled to appear on South Dakota’s float in the the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. But, not everyone is happy about it, in fact, the ranchers of South Dakota’s livestock industry are a little perturbed at the choice, according to CBS. Joan Jett is an outspoken Vegan, as well as an ardent supporter of …

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