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Years Active:
'00s, '10s

Mickey Avalon


With a childhood rough enough to guarantee him rock star success, by the time he was out of his teenage years — at least according to the few details he's given — Mickey Avalon had sold pot (with his mother), been addicted to heroin and dope, worked as a graffiti artist in L.A., converted to Orthodox Judaism (his parents were both non-practicing Jews, and his paternal grandparents were survivors of Auschwitz), got married and had a daughter, prostituted himself for drug money, watched his father die, and found his sister's dead body. All of this gave ample material for his rhymes, which he started writing after his pal, the former MTV VJ Simon Rex, encouraged him to compose his own songs. Avalon, Rex (who rapped under the name Dirt Nasty), and Armen Melik (aka Andre Legacy) began recording and releasing their own material as the Dyslexic Speedreaders, an irreverent group that gave a satirical and often lascivious look into the L.A. club and drug culture. Avalon's stage presence, which mixed a kind of hyper- and often ambiguous sexuality akin to the trashy glam rockers of the '70s, gained the attention of DJ and aspiring manager Kev-E-Kev, who was soon helping Avalon hawk his self-titled CD — wrapped in a newspaper advertising adult services — on the streets. His music, in particular the song "Jane Fonda," thanks to its appearance in the HBO series Entourage as well its availability on his MySpace site, started gaining an audience, and in 2006 his album was reissued as the first release from MySpace Records in joint collaboration with Interscope.

Top Albums

I Get Even - EP, Mickey Avalon
1. I Get Even -..
Mickey Avalon (Bonus Track Version), Mickey Avalon
2. Mickey Avalo..
Loaded (Bonus Track Version), Mickey Avalon
3. Loaded (Bonu..
On the Ave - EP, Mickey Avalon
4. On the Ave -..
Unjust Love (feat. Mickey Avalon & Danny "Boone") - Single, Twiztid
5. Unjust Love ..
I Like It Raw - Single, Speedball
6. I Like It Ra..
Girlfriend (feat. Scott Russo) - Single, Mickey Avalon
7. Girlfriend (..
I'm Hot - Single, Mickey Avalon
8. I'm Hot - Si..
Tight Blue Jeans - Single, Mickey Avalon
9. Tight Blue J..
Rock Bottom - Single, Mickey Avalon
10. Rock Bottom ..
Stroke Me - Single, Mickey Avalon
11. Stroke Me - ..
What Do You Say? (feat. Dirt Nasty, Andre Legacy & Cisco Adler) - Single, Mickey Avalon
12. What Do You ..
F****n Em All - Single, Mickey Avalon
13. F****n Em Al..

Top Songs

My Dick (Bonus Track)Mickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..3:00$1.29
Stroke MeStroke Me - Single2:46$1.29
What Do You Say? (feat. Dirt Nasty, ..What Do You Say? (feat. Dir..3:42$1.29
Jane FondaMickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..3:40$1.29
So Rich, So PrettyMickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..3:26$1.29
I Get EvenI Get Even - EP4:07$1.29
Mr. RightMickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..2:52$1.29
Hollywood (feat. Paul Oakenfold)I Get Even - EP3:10$1.29
Pretty WomanI Get Even - EP3:28$1.29
Oh BabyI Get Even - EP4:30$1.29
Rock BottomLoaded (Bonus Track Version..2:54$1.29
Fuckin Em AllF****n Em All - Single3:31$1.29
Dipped In VaselineMickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..3:08$0.99
Roll Up Your SleevesMickey Avalon (Bonus Track ..3:40$0.99
RodeoI Get Even - EP3:26$1.29
I Like It RawI Like It Raw - Single3:31$1.29
More JunkAction Recon vs. Suburban N..3:12$1.29
When Avalon Comes (Bonus Track)Loaded (Bonus Track Version..3:48$1.29
Girlfriend (feat. Scott Russo of Unw..Loaded (Bonus Track Version..4:06$1.29
I'm HotLoaded (Bonus Track Version..3:17$1.29
Tight Blue JeansLoaded (Bonus Track Version..3:00$1.29
Party in My PantsLoaded (Bonus Track Version..2:25$1.29
Baby DollLoaded (Bonus Track Version..4:03$1.29
Take Me HomeLoaded (Bonus Track Version..4:06$1.29
Making LoveLoaded (Bonus Track Version..3:16$1.29

Top Music Videos

Jane Fonda (Live), Mickey Avalon
1. Jane Fonda (Li..
Jane Fonda, Mickey Avalon
2. Jane Fonda
Mr. Right (Censored Version), Mickey Avalon
3. Mr. Right (Cen..
F****n Em All, Mickey Avalon
4. F****n Em All


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