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Tony Hadley's Charles Tribute

5th October 2010

Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Mr Hudson and The Kooks paid tribute to Charles Haddon last night (04.10.10).The musicians were part of an all star bill which came together to celebrate the frontman of electro pop...

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Lemmy Joins Ramone For Tribute Gig

9th September 2010

Rocker LEMMY has joined former RAMONES star MARKY RAMONE's one-off supergroup for an upcoming tribute to the punk icons.The Ace of Spades singer will front the All-Star Band when they take to the stage for...

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Fascinating Fact 9886

30th August 2010

Former RAMONES star MARKY RAMONE has recruited MR. BIG rocker BILLY SHEEHAN and SUGARCULT's MARKO DeSANTIS for an all-star tribute to his punk roots. Ramone, real name Marc Steven Bell, will front the supergroup when...

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Ramone Organising Star-studded Fundraising Concert

16th August 2010

THE RAMONES' legendary drummer MARKY RAMONE is drafting in celebrity pals to play a special Hollywood concert in benefit of his newly-created scholarship fund.The punk rock icon will perform a full concert of Ramones music...

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Ramone Sues For Royalties

23rd June 2010

THE RAMONES drummer MARKY RAMONE is taking legal action in a bid to secure his share of the band's royalties.The punk legend - real name Marc Bell - claims he signed a deal in 2005...

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Phil Spector Releasing Lp

26th May 2010

Phil Spector is releasing a new album.The legendary producer - who is currently in prison serving a minimum 19-year sentence for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson - has masterminded the debut album of...

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Axl Rose Drowned Out By Crowd

29th March 2010

Axl Rose said the crowds have been so loud at recent Guns N' Roses concerts he can't hear himself onstage.The singer and only remaining original member of the rock group said the band's current tour...

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Stein Assistant Convicted Of Murder

24th February 2010

The woman accused of murdering THE RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN has been convicted of second-degree murder.Stein was found bludgeoned to death in her New York apartment in October, 2007. Her personal assistant, Natavia Lowery, was...

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Stein Murder Suspect 'Left Voicemail Cover Up'

3rd February 2010

The woman accused of murdering THE RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN allegedly attempted to cover up her actions by leaving a voicemail message for her boss hours after the crime, a court has heard.Punk rock pioneer...

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Stein Trial Delayed Over 'Wardrobe Malfunction'

12th January 2010

The trial of a woman accused of murdering THE RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN has been delayed after she was brought to court in an orange jail jumpsuit - which was deemed unsuitable for the hearing.Punk...

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Jury Selection Set For Stein Murder Trial

11th January 2010

Jury selection in the murder trial of THE RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN will begin on Monday (11Jan10).The punk rock pioneer and celebrity real estate broker was found beaten to death in her New York apartment...

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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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Ramones Were Huge Fans Of Boardgame Trivial Pursuit

5th December 2009

Punk icons THE RAMONES staged booze and drug-fuelled Trivial Pursuit battles at the height of their career.Late frontman Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh reveals the bandmates were hooked on the quiz game when it first...

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Stars Salute The Ramones At Cemetery Film Show

4th October 2009

The stars came out to salute punk icons THE RAMONES in Hollywood on Saturday night (03Oct09).Actresses Rosanna Arquette, Virginia Madsen and Rose MCGowan and actor/director Vincent Gallo joined Ramones bandmates C.J. and Tommy Ramone and...

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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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Ramone's Ex-wife Fears 'Curse'

13th April 2009

The former wife of THE RAMONES star DEE DEE RAMONE is convinced the pioneering punk band is cursed - and she is dreading the next tragedy to hit the rockers. Vera Ramone King is adamant the...

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Ramone's Estate Files Suit Against First Wife

13th April 2009

The manager of THE RAMONES star DEE DEE RAMONE's estate is taking legal action against the late musician's first wife to prevent a book she wrote about the star from hitting shelves. In a lawsuit filed...

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Ramone Show Scrapped Over Security Fears

11th March 2009

Former THE RAMONES star MARKY RAMONE has been forced to cancel a concert in Mexico following a "life-threatening" security scare which left one of the band's crew members injured. The drummer played a gig in Mexico...

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Ramone: 'Spector Gun Story Is A Myth'

2nd December 2008

THE RAMONES drummer MARKY RAMONE has exposed one of rock's most famous stories as a myth - legendary producer PHIL SPECTOR never pulled a gun on the band. According to rock 'n' roll folklore, the...

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Ll Cool J And The Ramones Inducted Into Long Island Hall Of Fame

4th November 2008

Rap pioneers LL COOL J and PUBLIC ENEMY and rockers THE RAMONES have been inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. The stars were among the artists honoured at a New York ceremony...

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Howard Stern To Remake Ramones Movie

1st August 2008

Shock Jock Howard Stern has signed up to produce a remake of the 1979 RAMONES movie Rock N Roll High School.The original movies starred the members of the band as they teamed up with a...

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Fascinating Fact 5724

1st August 2008

U.S. shock jock HOWARD STERN is set to remake cult music movie ROCK N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL. The original 1979 film starred legendary rockers THE RAMONES as a group of rebellious students who overthrow their...

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Frehley + Ramone Join Pearl Jam

26th June 2008

PEARL JAM turned their New York concert on Wednesday night (25Jun08) into a star-studded affair when they welcomed former KISS star ACE FREHLEY and RAMONES bassist C.J. RAMONE onstage. Ramone was a special guest at...

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The Things They Say 8684

24th June 2008

"We don't see rock 'n' roll as being about coke-taking, leather trouser-wearing rebellion... It doesn't matter if you don't look as cool as the RAMONES." COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN....

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Ramones Star Launches Safe Sex Kit

24th April 2008

Former RAMONES star MARKY RAMONE has launched a new safe sex kit campaign aimed at preventing sexually transmitted diseases. The punk icon and Rock + Roll Hall of Fame inductee has teamed up with Minnesota-based...

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Reinhardt's Ramones Lawsuit Dismissed

23rd April 2008

Former RAMONES drummer RICHARD REINHARDT has lost a lawsuit against the estate of late bandmate JOHNNY RAMONE over outstanding royalties, after a judge threw the case out of court. Reinhardt, aka Richie Ramone, filed suit...

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Movie Review: Young@heart

9th April 2008

A group of senior citizens performing rock-and-roll numbers in a theatrical documentary are receiving much critical praise from film critics as the film opens in limited release today (Wednesday). The senior citizens are not the...

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Attorney: 'Male Dna Found With Ramones Manager's Blood'

26th March 2008

Officials investigating the murder of former RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN found male DNA in a bathroom sink mixed with the victim's blood, according to the lawyer for the woman charged with the killing. Defence attorney...

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Cbgbs To Become Boutique

23rd December 2007

Legendary New York club CBGB is to become a boutique fashion shop, it has been confirmed.The club, on the Bowery in the East Village, was forced to close last year after its lease expired and...

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Stein's Personal Assistant Pleads Not Guilty

28th November 2007

LINDA STEIN's personal assistant has pleaded not guilty to murdering the former RAMONES manager, despite police possessing her handwritten confession of the crime. Stein, 62, was found bludgeoned to death in the kitchen of her...

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