April 2011 marks 20 years since Johnny Thunders' untimely death, in New Orleans on April 23rd 1991. Johnny was 38 years old.
Johnny's musical legacy remains as strong as ever, with new generations of fans lapping up countless re-issues and live recordings, as well as his solo, Heartbreakers and New York Dolls albums being heralded as classic.
This coming milestone is the ideal time for celebrating Johnny's life and work. With a new film about Johnny under production, directed by The Clash documentary-maker Danny Garcia, Johnny Thunders fans can look forward to an exciting period of new activity.