Latest Joey Ramone News

Joey Ramone's Personal Items Up For Auction

4th February 2013

Fans of late singer Joey Ramone will have the chance to snap up some of the star's personal items when they go under the hammer later this month (Feb13).The Ramones frontman lost his battle with...

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Ramone's New Album Features Duets With Brother And Lost Songs

5th April 2012

Joey Ramone's second posthumous album will feature lost songs the punk icon wrote with his brother Mickey Leigh and members of the Plasmatics and Dictators.Joan Jett, Steven Van Zandt, former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone, Bun...

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Jett & Van Zandt Help Ramone's Brother Record Final Tracks

23rd February 2012

Joan Jett and Steven Van Zandt have stepped in to help Joey Ramone's brother complete an album of tracks the late punk icon was working on when he died in 2001.The Ramones star's sibling Mickey...

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Ramone's Sign Moved

27th September 2010

A sign in New York City commemorating late punk legend JOEY RAMONE has been moved following a series of thefts.The corner of Bowery and East 2nd Street in Manhattan was renamed Joey Ramone Place in...

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Ramone's Brother Slammed For Reprinting Psychiatric Evaluation

27th December 2009

JOEY RAMONE's brother has come under fire from the late RAMONES star's friends and fans for posting details of the punk icon's asylum visit in his new book.Mickey Leigh admits he wrestled with his conscience...

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Ramone's Brother Calls On Depp For Dee Dee

16th December 2009

JOEY RAMONE's brother MICKEY LEIGH wants JOHNNY DEPP to play DEE DEE RAMONE in the film adaptation of his new book I SLEPT WITH JOHNNY RAMONE.Leigh is convinced an unknown should play his late brother...

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Ramone Stole Food From Hare Krishna Temple

4th December 2009

Peace-loving punk icon JOEY RAMONE once raided a Hare Krishna temple food store after balking at the idea of cleaning the place for nothing.Before he became a Ramone, the rocker, real name Jeffrey Hyman, took...

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Joey Ramone's Brother Writing The Ramones Biopic

2nd October 2009

An upcoming memoir by JOEY RAMONE's brother, MICKEY LEIGH, is to be turned into a major movie about punk icons THE RAMONES.Leigh is working on I Slept With Joey Ramone with rock writer Legs MCNeil,...

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The Things They Say 13448

14th September 2009

"There I am sitting behind JOEY RAMONE and then I look up and there's MICHAEL JACKSON and LISA MARIE PRESLEY kissing onstage. It was a trip." GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG on his memories...

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Ramone Honoured Again

12th May 2009

Late punk icon JOEY RAMONE will be posthumously honoured at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this week (14May09). The award is to make up for the fact his acceptance speech and presentation was omitted...

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Ramone's Brother Slams Bandmate's Widow For Mccain Endorsement

3rd November 2008

The brother of late punk legend JOEY RAMONE has blasted the widow of his sibling's bandmate JOHNNY RAMONE after she publicly endorsed U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN's bid for the White House. Linda Cummings, who...

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Lost Interviews With Dead Ramones Unearthed For Dvd

22nd October 2007

Rare interviews with late punk icons JOHNNY and JOEY RAMONE have been unearthed for a new RAMONES DVD. Frontman Joey discusses the band's violent songs on new film collection It's Alive 1974-1996, while guitarist Johnny...

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Dolls To Play Ramone's Birthday Bash

11th May 2007

Reunited punk icons the NEW YORK DOLLS will celebrate late pal JOEY RAMONE, at what would have been the rocker's 56th birthday party. The seventh annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash, which will take place on...

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The Things They Say 2597

6th August 2006

"He had, like, an investment portfolio and all this s**t. I don't think he ever bemoaned his financial situation." NEW YORK DOLLS star DAVID JOHANSEN on fellow punk icon JOEY RAMONE's secret fortune.

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Mc5 Bassist Hospitalised After Bike Crash

12th May 2006

Former MC5 bassist MICHAEL DAVIS fractured his spine and bruised ribs in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles earlier this week (begs08MAY06). Davis was sacked from the Detroit, Michigan-based band in 1972 after he became...

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Strokes And Dead Boys To Pay Tribute To Ramone

18th April 2006

The STROKES and the DEAD BOYS will team up to perform at a tribute to late RAMONES legend JOEY RAMONE next month (MAY06). The Joey Ramone Birthday Benefit will be staged at the Irving Plaza...

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Madonna To Be Honoured By 'Fellow Jews'

14th September 2005

MADONNA is to be acknowledged for her interest in Judaism when her songs are interpreted by Jewish artists at the upcoming Jewish Music + Heritage Festival in New York. The Kabbalah-studying pop superstar's hits...

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Ramones Museum To Open In Berlin

14th September 2005

A museum dedicated to the RAMONES is to open its doors on Friday (16SEP05) in Berlin, Germany. The memorial will house over 300 items of memorabilia, including a pair of the late JOHNNY RAMONE's...

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Ramone Star Honoured In New York With Street Corner

16th September 2004

Late punk legend JOEY RAMONE will have a New York street named after him. The area, which is to be called JOEY RAMONE PLACE from 30 November (04), is located on the block housing...

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Johnny Ramone Dies Of Cancer

16th September 2004

THE RAMONES guitarist JOHNNY RAMONE has lost his battle with prostate cancer at the age of 55. The New York legend, real name JOHN CUMMINGS, has been fighting the disease for five years and...

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The Strokes To Front Ramones Benefit

13th September 2004

THE STROKES have signed up to headline a special tribute for fellow New Yorkers THE RAMONES - to raise money for cancer research. The LAST NITE rockers will perform alongside veteran group BLONDIE in...

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Ramone Family Battle Over Demo Tapes

14th July 2004

LATEST: Late punk rocker JOEY RAMONE's family are in legal battles with his former producer DANIEL REY over the legend's "lost album". Joey recorded the demos of 16 songs with Rey - before his...

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Ramone Remembered

20th April 2004

Dearly departed punk icon JOEY RAMONE is to be remembered at a 19 May (04) concert at New York's IRVING PLAZA. The fourth annual LIFE'S A GAS show will feature performances by the ALKALINE...

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Ramones Reach New Fans

9th January 2004

Cult musician MARKY RAMONE hopes his mini-tour of THE RAMONES music will create a new generation of fans for the legendary New York band. The two-date MARKY RAMONE AND FRIENDS (AN EVENING OF MUSIC...

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Blondie's Debbie Pens Ramone Tribute Song

7th January 2004

DEBBIE HARRY has paid tribute to late punk icon JOEY RAMONE on BLONDIE's new album THE CURSE OF BLONDIE. The sexy signer was a contemporary of THE RAMONES star on seventies New York's New...

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Ramone Gets Street Honour

12th November 2003

Punk legend JOEY RAMONE is to be given an impressive posthumous honour in the form of his own New York spot. The corner of the city's East Second Street and The Bowery is to...

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Bowie + Courtney In Dj Tribute

30th May 2003

Interviews with DAVID BOWIE, COURTNEY LOVE, COLDPLAY, GWEN STEFANI and the late JOEY RAMONE will be included in a new documentary about legendary Los Angeles DJ RODNEY BINGENHEIMER. THE MAYOR OF SUNSET STRIP will...

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