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Runaways Producer & Rock Icon Kim Fowley Has Died

Legendary Runaways producer and Los Angeles rock legend Kim Fowley died today after a long battle with cancer, although no official cause of death has been released at…

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The Runaways

Biopics, especially music biopics, follow so rigid a structure, it’s easy to assume they’re manufactured. Highlights are covered: formation, the rise to stardom, in-fighting and complications (often drug use), the fall and return–messy, complicated life reduced to a five-act structure. 560 more words

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Advanced Runaways: Issue #2

Advanced Runaways
Issue #2: Alex Wilder

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We open to a forest in the hills of West Virginia. We first see 18 year old Alex Wilder breathing heavily and looking around a tree. 2,064 more words

Marvel

Goodbye, Kim Fowley

Back in September 1976, an issue of NME confirmed an upcoming tour of ten British shows for five Californian teenage girls heralded as ‘America’s latest punk-rock sensation’. 431 more words

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Remembering Kim Fowley: Genius, Asshole, and His Own Worst Enemy

Sticky sentimentality is the last thing that Kim Fowley — lord of garbage, king of noise, thorn in the side of Laurel Canyon smarm, slinger of shlock nuggetry, cranky contrarian who I find myself grieving terribly — would want upon the occasion of his death. 941 more words

Buzz

Kim Fowley 1939-2015

When I was sixteen, unjaded, and still taken off-guard by the wonder and spontaneity of the world; I went to Los Angeles for a week with friends. 99 more words

Hollyweird

R.I.P. Kim Fowley

(July 21, 1939 – January 15, 2015)

Record producer most famous for his work with The Runaways, Kim Fowley passed away on January 15 from bladder cancer. 12 more words

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