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Devorah Ostrov
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Former teenage fanzine journalist & rock photographer
Former teenage fanzine journalist & rock photographer

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Head On: These San Francisco Rockers Have A Plan!
If we'd been CREEM magazine, this pic of  Mark, James and Frankie would've been used for a "Star's Cars"  feature and it would have a funny caption. Photo: Devorah Ostrov  Originally published in Rave-Up #7 (1983) By Devorah Ostrov Not many bands can incur ...
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L.A. Guns: The 1989 Release Of Cocked & Loaded Kept The Censors Busy!
L.A. Guns - promo poster for Cocked & Loaded   Originally published in Rave-Up No. 18 (1989) By Devorah Ostrov "We better watch this one with a magnifying glass!" L.A. Guns vocalist Phil Lewis laughs while he imitates the fear and loathing with which MTV in...
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Lions & Ghosts: Eat Burritos, Talk About "Wild Garden," And Consider Changing Their Name To The Puppet Show
Rick displays the Wild Garden cassette which Chris  later gives to the interviewers. Meanwhile, Mark tries to look as much like Nigel Tufnel as possible.  Photo: Devorah Ostrov Originally published in Rave-Up #17 (1989) Interview by Devorah Ostrov & Michell...
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Disneyland After Dark or D.A.D. — As Shakespeare Once Famously Noted, "What's In A Name?"
D.A.D. — Warner Bros. publicity photo L-R: Stig Pedersen, Jesper Binzer, Peter Jensen,  and Jacob Binzer Originally published in Rave-Up #17 (1989) Interview by Devorah Ostrov Disneyland After Dark. What a cool band name! Unfortunately, the band who thought...
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Stiv Bators: Two Extraordinarily Candid Interviews With The Legendary Frontman For The Dead Boys and The Lords Of The New Church
The Lords of the New Church - publicity photo Nick Turner, Dave Tregunna, Brian James & Stiv Bators Originally published in Rave-Up #12 (1987) Interviews by Devorah Ostrov These two interviews with Stiv Bators took place over the course of last year. We beg...
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The McCoys: "Hang On Sloopy" Tops The Pop Charts And Kickstarts Rick Derringer's Rock 'N' Roll Career!
The McCoys get ready to take off! Cover photo from You Make Me Feel so Good  (Bang Records, 1966) Originally published in American Music Press (1992) By Devorah Ostrov Just out of high school and about to embark on a major tour with the Standells and the Ro...
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The Cunninghams: Nice Guys Who Just Want You To Be As Comfortable As Possible
Seven Pearson Photo from the Zeroed Out CD Originally published in Teenage Kicks #2 (Fall 1997) By Devorah Ostrov After our pre-soundcheck, hour-long interview with the Cunninghams was over, Michael and I were out in the Warfield's glitzy lobby, chatting in...
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In 1988 Ian Hunter & Mick Ronson Teamed Up For A US Tour & This Interview! Liz London Is Still Recuperating.
Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson Photo: Devorah Ostrov Originally published in Rave-Up #16 (1989) Interview by Devorah Ostrov & Liz London Like peanut butter and jelly, MTV and Bon Jovi, baseball and Sunday afternoons — Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson simply belong to...
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The Jars: A Not-So-Angry Band From The East Bay
My cover story for East Bay Band Calendar featuring the Jars (left) and the Mondellos (right). Originally published in East Bay Band Calendar (August 1979) By Devorah Ostrov Take a band that finds it easier to relate to the pop music of the early and mid-si...
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Ghost Of An American Airman: Four Go On Tour In A Winnebago
Ghost of an American Airman — promo photo Originally published in American Music Press (1992) By Devorah Ostrov At the end of our conversation, Dodge McKay (on the phone from somewhere in Canada, because annoyingly we couldn't chat while he was in SF) tells...
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