Dust (band)


Dust (band)
Dust
Origin New York City, New York, United States
Genres Hard rock
Years active 1969–1972
Labels Kama Sutra Records
Associated acts The Ramones, Richard Hell

Dust was an American hard rock band active in the early 1970s.

Dust was formed in the late 1960s by Richie Wise and two teenagers, Kenny Aaronson and Marc Bell. Additionally, Kenny Kerner wrote the group's lyrics, and acted as their producer and manager. Their debut album was released on Kama Sutra Records in 1971, and was followed by a sophomore release on the same label the following year. While the group only released these two albums, they later became of historical interest to collectors interested in early American heavy metal.[1]

The group's members all went on to other projects.

In the mid 1970s Bell worked with Wayne County and the Backstreet Boys and Richard Hell & The Voidoids. In 1978, he joined the Ramones, assuming the name Marky Ramone. Aaronson played with Stories and Wayne County and the Backstreet Boys in the 1970s and worked as a session musician into the 1980s. He also toured with Edgar Winter, Joan Jett and Billy Idol. Wise and Kerner went into production with Kiss, among others.

Former members

  • Richie Wise - guitar, vocals
  • Kenny Aaronson - bass
  • Marc Bell - drums
  • Kenny Kerner - lyrics, production, management

Discography

References


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