Tag Archives: Richard Hell

Record Store Day announces 2017 Black Friday exclusives

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

RSD Black Friday 2017 titles include the first-ever North American vinyl pressing of Neil Young’s ‘Harvest Moon,’ a 40th anniversary edition of Richard Hell & The Voidoid’s ‘Blank Generation,’ Tori Amos’ hair metal band Y Kant Tori Read and more.

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Ivan Julian is doing well, played Union Pool with Tommy Keene (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, Ivan Julian of legendary punk band Richard Hell & the Voidoids (and other projects) was diagnosed with cancer. He’s been recovering, and has made his return to the stage…

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Nouvelle Vague releasing ‘I Could Be Happy’ (stream the Altered Images cover title track)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Parisian group’s new LP also features bossa nova covers of songs by Cocteau Twins, Brian Eno, Ramones, The Cure, and Richard Hell.

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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they’ve returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn’t make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith…

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A Message From Ivan Julian, who was honored for 2 nights @ City Winery

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I don’t believe anyone wants to, or ever expects to find themselves in a situation of suddenly being coming incapacitated and not knowing where to turn. You have all changed what could be a horrible time in my life and made it precious and special”

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Richard Hell, Ira Kaplan, Lenny Kaye & more performed at the first Ivan Julian benefit at City Winery (pics/video/setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch Richard Hell cover “Purple Rain”!

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Rolling Stone lists the 40 greatest punk albums of all time

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last month, Rolling Stone ranked the 40 best emo albums of all time, and today they’re back with the 40 best punk albums of all time. Now, this is the same magazine that told you John Cougar Mellencamp, Sting and Jackson Browne all had some of the 100 best albums of the 1980s and Black Flag and Minor Threat did not, so it’d be understandable if you don’t care what they think the best punk albums of all time are, but this list is actually rock solid…

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second Ivan Julian benefit added with Matthew Sweet, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Arto Lindsay & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian was sadly diagnosed with cancer, and now a second benefit show has been added with yet another fantastic lineup. The first is sold out.

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read Richard Hell’s statement on Ivan Julian ahead of cancer benefit show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“It’s horrible that he has to suffer some terribly painful, life-threatening illness, and have it ravage him financially as well. American barbarism. What’s left are his friends, admirers, and sympathizers.”

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Ivan Julian diagnosed with cancer; Richard Hell, Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye, The Dictators & more playing a benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

To benefit Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, a concert will go down with his former bandleader Richard Hell, fellow New York punk icons Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) and The Dictators NYC, plus Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, post-punk vets Bush Tetras, and more.

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