Sami, the Vibrators, and Stiff Little Fingers

In 1984, shortly after Hanoi Rocks moved from Stockholm (where they’d already resettled from their hometown of Helsinki) to London, Sami Yaffa, Nasty Suicide, and Razzle recorded with Knox, singer/songwriter of the Vibrators, as Fallen Angels. Mike Monroe and Andy McCoy also guested on the record, credited as Cosmic Ted and the Psychedelic Kid. Knox, … Continue reading Sami, the Vibrators, and Stiff Little Fingers

Handicapping the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

  In September, the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2010 was announced. They were: ABBA The Chantels Jimmy Cliff Genesis The Hollies LL Cool J Darlene Love Laura Nyro Red Hot Chili Peppers The Stooges Donna Summer KISS Let's take a closer look at these 12 acts and see which … Continue reading Handicapping the 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees