Kneel Cohn performing live in NYC at Crash Mansion
|Born||January 12, 1976|
|Origin||New York City, United States|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards|
|Associated acts||Warshow Angels, The Dead Stars On Hollywood, Sin Corporation|
Kneel Cohn (born January 12, 1976) in The Bronx, New York is the primary songwriter, lead singer and guitarist for Warshow Angels, and 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, Hanoi Rocks, UK Subs, Consolidated, Black 'n Blue and Sin Corporation.
Cohn is vegan and known for his involvement in animal rights issues. He regularly performs and DJ's on behalf of many animal rights organizations including Farm Sanctuary, Animals Asia, and CFEI. In April 2009 he designed and launched Vegetable Slut, a line of animal rights activist pinback buttons and t-shirts.
He produced Home On The Range, a farm animal benefit compilation CD and documentary film for the non-profit organization CFEI (Compassionate Farming Education Initiative) which is slated for release in 2016. The album includes songs by Moby, Joan Jett, Yoko Ono, Bright Eyes, The Pretenders, Nellie McKay, Howard Jones, Princess Superstar and Warshow Angels.
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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