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The Compulsions

The Compulsions

Blues / Punk / Rock New York, NY  US
Hired Gun
Hired Gun
I Just Wanna Play Guitar
I Just Wanna Play Guitar
Dirty Woman Blues
Dirty Woman Blues
Yer Too Good Fa Me
Yer Too Good Fa Me
Eat My Dust
Eat My Dust


The Compulsions - Big, Fat, Sexy Mama (Follow The Bouncing Boob!)


  • Fri

    Jan 16

    New York, NY, US | 10:00pm

    Frontman Rob Carlyle and producer Hugh Pool perform acoustic renditions of Compulsions songs such as "Groove On" and "Shake Hands With The Devil." Also: Lorraine Leckie & Her Demons.

  • 2013

    Dec 31

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm
  • 2012

    Jan 27

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm

    The Compulsions are scheduled to perform just before midnight. Also: Killcode, Star Killer, Stoned Fire, Vajra.

  • 2011

    Jan 8

    Greenwich Village, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Featuring Rob Carlyle, Richard Fortus (GN'R), Sami Yaffa (ex-NY Dolls), Frank Ferrer (GN'R)


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  • Showgun (Artist)
    great quality here "dirty women blues" will get a second play from me. heard about showgun? californias next best thing! give me a listen, become a fan, follow me www.tw...
  • The Blue Mountain Project (Artist)
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    Enjoyed listening, keep on groovin!!! Greetings from Bavaria. Best wishes :)
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Cong...
    DIRTY WOMAN BLUES....kickass power and punch...grooves that grab and hold me,,,,make me wanna party hard.
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    Awesome page...great work on the tracks! www.facebook.com/DavoRecordingArtist
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    Slumlord Radio
    "I Was Right, You were wrong" ...straight up killer!
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Rob Carlyle


Frank Ferrer


Richard Fortus


Sami Yaffa



Sounds Like: The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, New York Dolls, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith

Label: Compulsions Records

Bio: The Compulsions are Rob Carlyle on lead vocal and rhythm guitar with lead guitarist Richard Fortus and drummer Frank "Thunderchucker" Ferrer, both from the recharged Guns N' Roses, as well as bassist Sami Yaffa from seminal bands Hanoi Rocks and the revamped New York Dolls. Heralded by Classic Ro...See Full Bio

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“The Compulsions have that dirty rock sound that not enough bands seem to have these days.”

— Alice Cooper, Nights With Alice Cooper

Recent Blogs

The GnR Syndicate Catches Up With Rob Carlyle Of The Compulsions
Nov 2, 2012

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Glide Magazine Interview With Rob Carlyle
Jul 9, 2012

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Q: Way looking forward to next release currently in the works so I have heard, cuz I got a tease in the mail. I've been liking the country fried songs I already got. Goal for release is 2014?

A: Hi Kittay and thanx for the kind words! We're in the process of writing and recording the new record and it's been going great so far. If you've liked our previous output, we think you'll like the new stuff, too. More rock 'n' roll for ya! We hope to have another update for everyone soon! Goal for release? No date yet. We're just gonna keep workin' 'til we're satisfied! Keep rockin', Kittay and please keep in touch!!!

Asked by Kittay. Answered on Wed Jul 03 2013

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