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  1. Steven Tyler & Joan Jett Featured As Narrators In Discovery Channel SeriesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    On July 9th, the Discovery Channel will be launching a new nature series titled Hello World! And some of the featured narrators lending their voices in the six-episode series will include Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and Joan Jett of The Runaways . Joining the pair of legendary rockers in narrating the series will also include Christina Aguilera , Usher , Ellie Goulding and Dave Matthews .


  2. Currie: 'I am lucky to be alive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 |

    Cherie Currie from the 1970s all-girl rock band The Runaways is back making music and touring Australia. Picture: Toby Zerna BEFORE her 20th birthday, Cherie Currie had endured a lifetime's worth of hell during her first 15 minutes of fame.


  3. 'The Runaways' is enjoyableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 |

    ... have gotten the most attention, but girl bands are not immune from jealousies and substance abuse issues. " The Runaways ," which was released in 2010, is based on a true story which inspired an autobiography by Cherie Curie. " The Runaways " tells ...


  4. Kristen Stewart: Twilight Kind of Ruined My LifeRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | The Hollywood Gossip

    It was a bumpy start ( The Runaways was terrible), but Stewart found success with Snow White and The Huntsman , Still Alice and American Ultra . This past week, Stewart premiered her new film, Woody Allen's Cafe Society , at the Cannes Film Festival ...


  5. Cherie Curry set on making better memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Runaways' Cherie Currie has come to terms with her bad feelings for her ex-manager and even made her latest album with him. Before her show in Auckland next week, she talks to Lydia Jenkin.


  6. Shannon and The ClamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | The Las Vegas Sun

    If The Runaways and The Cramps had a lovechild and turned it over to Phil Spector, it might sound like this retro-indie trio, led by eternal teenager and singer/bassist Shannon Shaw. With No Tides.


  7. Tour Stories: Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen Excited to Hit the Road with Pals Joan Jett and HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... his band mates have known Jett and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson for many years. "We knew Joan when she was in The Runaways ," he explained. "She was the first famous person we knew that wore a Cheap Trick shirt, back in 1975 I think it was. And ...


  8. 'Green Room' movie review: Punk-rock siege thriller boasts attitude, intensityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 |

    ... themselves the Ain't Rights. (Notably among his bandmates is Alia Shawkat, of "Arrested Development" and "The Runaways.") They are the types of convention-defying souls who fully embrace their life of road-tested near-destitution, driving from ...


  9. Erie County Fair welcomes Bret Michaels, Lita Ford and Warrant at Rockfest concertRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... picked up her first guitar at just 11 years old. At age 16, Ford was recruited to play alongside Joan Jett in The Runaways, an iconic American rock band. The group toured internationally, opening for acts such as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and ...


  10. Lita Ford's epic rock memoir and her lost vintage LP that's finally releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... Ford also dug into her past for her 2016 memoir "Living Like a Runaway," the title of which refers to The Runaways, the trailblazing all-female rock band that gave the world the classic track "Cherry Bomb." The tome is a very fast, very fun read. ...


  11. The Beauty Evolution of Kristen Stewart: From Fresh Faced Teen to ChanRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2016 | Teen Vogue

    ... super minimal makeup. Since then, the actress has starred in cult films and blockbusters like Adventureland , The Runaways , Still Alice , and (obv) Twilight , and has become known as much for her off-duty beauty as her on-screen skills. Luckily for ...


  12. Alice Cooper playing Psycho Vegas, appearing at NJ's Chiller...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... and Kane Roberts , plus Riky Byrd (Joan Jett & more), Chris Farlowe, Bobby Steele (The Undead), The Monkees , The Runaways' Cherie Currie, Meat Loaf , and "Weird Al" Yankovic . There are reunions of CHiPs and and Rocky Horror Picture Show casts, a ...


  13. Hard-Rock Queen Lita Ford Looks Back Over a Runaway LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... And indeed, given that her shredding was a standout factor in her previous band - the "teenage jailbait" combo the Runaways - as well as her solo career, it would seem like a bizarre observation to make. Then again, the whole theme of Ford's career ...


  14. Retro-ActiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | FMQB

    ... peroxide haired teenager named Cherie Currie served as the voice of a generation of disenfranchised youth with The Runaways . Flash forward a few decades later and the original 'cherry bomb' has mellowed and matured. Witness Reverie, her first solo ...


  15. Arizona Bike Week 2016@ WestWorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | KSLX-FM Phoenix

    ... acted in movies and television. Her music has become a permanent force in mainstream culture. Since co-founding the Runaways, the pioneering all-girl punk quintet, at age 15, Jett's determination and drive have kept her in the public eye. Jett was ...


  16. Trending in Hollywood: A new pack of music biopicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 |

    ... in The Glenn Miller Story , Cary Grant as Cole Porter in Night and Day , Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett in The Runaways ). But in these times, when celebrity culture embraces movie stars and music stars with the same obsessive fervor (Kenneth ...


  17. 16 Times Actors Excelled As Onscreen Musical LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 |

    ... Thorson, played by Matt Damon. Needless to say, Douglas totally engaged critics. Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett (The Runaways) - In all honesty, we can't think of anyone better to have played the sexually-ambiguous rocker than Stewart, and she was ...


  18. Lita Ford of The Runaways discusses autobiography, Joan Jett and new CD, 'Time Capsule'Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    She started as lead guitarist for The Runaways, a band of kick-ass chicks that changed the face of rock 'n' roll, then became an icon of 1980s metal. She scored worldwide hits with a cover of Generation X's "Kiss Me Deadly" and the power balled duet with Ozzy Osbourne, "Close My Eyes Forever."


  19. Gen Y makes Vanity Fair's Top 40 Moneymakers in Hollywood listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2010 |

    ... film entitled Remember Me . Kristen was paid $2 million for her portrayal of Joan Jett in the upcoming film, The Runaways . Last, but not least, one of LA's very own, Shia LaBeouf , 23, came in at number 39 with an estimated $15 million in 2009 for ...


  20. Going on a scavenger hunt with Yvonne JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and eyeliner, and The Fair Sect were New Zealand's first all-girl rock band. She was as cool as Joan Jett from The Runaways, although it was the singer and the drummer in The Fair Sect who were lesbian. She had a Hayman guitar, a design classic, ...