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The New York Dolls

Ian Fortnam, Kerrang!, July 2000

WHILE IT was the Rolling Stones who pretty much defined and trail-blazed the cavalier pursuit of decadence and debauchery in rock 'n' roll, it was the New York Dolls who honed these raw elements of outrage into a savage switchblade slash of purest sonic sedition.

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