Category: punk rock

Lou Reed screen tests for Andy Warhol, 1966

Lou Reed screen tests for Andy Warhol, 1966

Iggy Pop at the New York punk mecca Max’s Kans…

Iggy Pop at the New York punk mecca Max’s Kansas City, by Leee Black Childers.

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, The Runaways. April …

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, The Runaways. April 1, 1977, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

“In February 1977, Blondie was playing the Whi…

“In February 1977, Blondie was playing the Whisky with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Tom had spray-painted ‘TP’ on the front of the wedding dress that Debbie was wearing. She started ripping it during the second show that night, during the song ‘Rip Her to Shreds’.” ~Photographer Donna Santisi, via 

 “I used to wear wedding dresses a lot and just rip them off during ‘Rip Her To Shreds,’ and I’d have a little black dress underneath. Wedding dresses were one of my favorite things to rip. I’d get them at junk stores.” ~Debbie Harry, Blondie, via

Joan Jett and Lita Ford, The Runaways, 1977, b…

Joan Jett and Lita Ford, The Runaways, 1977, by Jenny Lens

Iggy Pop & Debbie Harry, NYC 1990, by Timo…

Iggy Pop & Debbie Harry, NYC 1990, by Timothy White

Bashful Patti Smith, by Judy Linn, via vintag….

Bashful Patti Smith, by Judy Linn, via vintag.es

Patti Smith channeling Bob Dylan, by Judy Linn

Patti Smith channeling Bob Dylan, by Judy Linn

Iggy Pop (with one toenail painted black), LA …

Iggy Pop (with one toenail painted black), LA 1973, by Leee Black Childers

Ramones at Paradiso, Amsterdam, September 15 1…

Ramones at Paradiso, Amsterdam, September 15 1978, by Lex van Rossen