|Born||January 12, 1976|
|Origin||New York, USA|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards|
Kneel Cohn (born January 12, 1976) in The Bronx, New York is the primary songwriter, lead singer and guitarist for The Dead Stars On Hollywood, known for the songs "Prozac Smile" and "Flaunt it Like This". He has performed with, produced songs and done remixing and production work with bands including Collide, Contagion, Patti Rothberg, and members of Crass, Buzzcocks, The Dandy Warhols, UK Subs, Consolidated, Black 'n Blue and Sin Corporation.
He is currently producing a benefit compilation CD for the non-profit organization CFEI (Compassionate Farming Education Initiative) featuring songs by Moby, Yoko Ono, Bright Eyes, The Pretenders, Nellie McKay, Howard Jones, Princess Superstar and The Dead Stars On Hollywood.
Kneel is credited for the skating name of roller derby all-star "Baby Ruthless" of New York City's Gotham Girls Roller Derby. A character inspired by her known as "Babe Ruthless" is portrayed by Ellen Page in the Drew Barrymore film Whip It. The original Baby Ruthless, Cohn's ex-girlfriend, is featured in the UK band Towers Of London's music video for their song "How Rude She Was".
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