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Hanoi Rocks

Ian Fortnam, Classic Rock, 2003

BY DECEMBER 1984, having exploded onto a decidedly lacklustre rock scene blighted by vacuous new romanticism, post-punk austerity and backward glancing metal Gumby-ism, the five glam-drenched, sonic swashbucklers of Hanoi Rocks were about to go global.

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