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Former Ramones Manager's Assistant Arrested

10th November 2007

LATEST: Former RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN's personal assistant has been arrested on suspicion of her murder. Stein, 62, was found bludgeoned to death in the kitchen of her New York apartment on 30 October (07)....

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Assistant Suspected Of Murdering Former Ramones Manager

2nd November 2007

LATEST: Former RAMONES manager LINDA STEIN's personal assistant is to be questioned by police investigating her murder. Stein, 62, was found dead in the kitchen of her New York apartment on Tuesday night (30Oct07). Raul...

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One-time Ramones Manager Murdered In New York Home

1st November 2007

LINDA STEIN, the former manager of THE RAMONES and real estate agent to the stars, has been murdered in her New York home. Stein was found dead in the kitchen of her Manhattan apartment on...

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One-time Ramones Manager Murdered In New York Home

1st November 2007

LINDA STEIN, the former manager of THE RAMONES and real estate agent to the stars, has been murdered in her New York home. Stein was found dead in the kitchen of her Manhattan apartment on...

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The Things They Say 5712

26th September 2007

"THE RAMONES to me were never punk; they were closer to STATUS QUO." SEX PISTOLS star JOHNNY ROTTEN sneers at America's punk darlings....

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Ramones Drummer Sues Late Bandmate

22nd September 2007

Former RAMONES drummer RICHARD REINHARDT is suing the estate of late bandmate JOHNNY RAMONE and the punk group's management company, claiming he's owed $1 million (GBP500,000) in royalties. Reinhardt, aka Richie Ramone, claims he never...

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Ex-ramones Manager Sues Gay Magazine

12th September 2007

The former-manager of rock legends the RAMONES and IGGY POP has filed a $100 million (GBP50 million) lawsuit against an American gay magazine for publishing fake quotes portraying him as a "sexual predator". Danny Fields...

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Ramones Join Advert Row

29th May 2007

LATEST: The RAMONES have waded into the row over footwear giant Dr. Martens' controversial advertisement which uses dead rock stars in heaven to promote boots. The company has already apologised to Courtney Love for featuring...

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Yahoo! To Offer Song Lyrics Database

25th April 2007

Yahoo! and Gracenote have teamed up to offer a new music lyrics service offering access to hundreds of thousands of songs.About 100 publishers are included in the database, including BMG, EMI, Sony/ATV, Universal and Warner/Chappell...

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Morrissey Has Grave Marked Out

8th February 2007

Morbid musician MORRISSEY has already marked out the spot where he wants to be buried - next to late punk idol JOHNNY RAMONE. The former SMITHS frontman picked his designated spot after a long search...

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Ramone Converts To Bluegrass

7th February 2007

Punk rocker TOMMY RAMONE is turning his hand to bluegrass music after teaming up with singer/songwriter CLAUDIA TIENAN. The RAMONES star, 55, has formed the duo UNCLE MONK with Tienan and they will release their...

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Kaiser Chief: 'Music Is So Average Nowadays'

7th February 2007

KAISER CHIEFS drummer NICK HODGSON insists the contemporary music scene is "average" compared to punk in the late 1970s, and is fed up with bands jumping on the ARCTIC MONKEYS "bandwagon". The I PREDICT A...

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Ditto Blasts 'Soul-sucking' Scissor Sisters Tour

18th January 2007

Rock star BETH DITTO has slammed New York band SCISSOR SISTERS, describing supporting them on their recent tour as a "soul-sucking experience". Ditto's band THE GOSSIP supported the I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCIN' hitmakers on...

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Punk Music Impresario Dirksen Dies

27th November 2006

DIRK DIRKSEN, a punk music impresario who ran San Francisco's Mabuhay Gardens nightclub during its heyday in the 1970s, has died. He was 69. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Dirksen died last Monday (20NOV06)...

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Fight Turned Press Against The Stranglers

17th October 2006

THE STRANGLERS rocker JEAN-JACQUES BURNEL blames a fight he had with THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON for almost wrecking his band's career in the mid-1970s. Bass player Burnel and Stranglers keyboardist DAVE GREENFIELD both became...

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Smith Plays Farewell Cgbg Gig

16th October 2006

LATEST: Veteran rocker PATTI SMITH played an emotional last gig at New York punk mecca CBGB last night (15OCT06), insisting the venue in which she was discovered will always be in her heart. The GLORIA...

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Ramones Movie Gets Green Light

11th October 2006

Former EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND executive producer RORY ROSEGARTEN has secured the rights to a feature film about punk rock band the RAMONES. Rosegarten has optioned I SLEPT WITH JOEY RAMONE, the authorised biography of the...

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Ramone Fights Emotions At Screening

5th October 2006

MARKY RAMONE struggled to contain his emotions at the London screening of RAMONES docu-film TOO TOUGH TO DIE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY RAMONE last night (04OCT06), because it highlighted the painful fact he is the...

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Bad Brains To Rock Cbgb One Last Time

4th October 2006

Hardcore legends BAD BRAINS will help close New York City's famed club CBGB next week (09-11OCT06), with three shows featuring the group's original lineup. The club, which launched the careers of the RAMONES and BLONDIE,...

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Patti Smith Performance To Close Cbgb

22nd September 2006

Veteran rocker PATTI SMITH will play the last gig at New York punk mecca CBGB next month (OCT06). The GLORIA star will perform alongside her longtime guitarist LENNY KAYE on 15 October (06). CBGB was...

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Cbgb Heads West To Las Vegas

8th August 2006

LATEST: New York punk mecca CBGB is moving to Las Vegas, Nevada. After months of speculation as to the future of the club, CBGB boss HILLY KRISTAL - who lost his lease last year (05)...

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Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

14th July 2006

PAUL NELSON, a pioneering rock critic whose interest in folk music led to an early connection with musician BOB DYLAN, has died. He was 70. Nelson was found dead at his New York City apartment...

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Rock Critic Paul Nelson Dies

14th July 2006

PAUL NELSON, a pioneering rock critic whose interest in folk music led to an early connection with musician BOB DYLAN, has died. He was 70. Nelson was found dead at his New York City apartment...

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Cbgb's Club To Close In September

7th July 2006

New York's revered CBGB club will close its doors for the last time at the end of September (06). The venue, famous for nurturing the US punk scene in the mid-to-late 1970s by hosting early...

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Ramones Punk Musical To Open

17th June 2006

Seventies punk icons THE RAMONES have inspired a new musical which opens in London next month (JUL06). GABBA GABBA HEY! boasts an appearance from original drummer TOMMY RAMONE and features 18 Ramones tracks including I...

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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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Lydon Slams New York Punk

20th February 2006

Former SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON has slammed New York punk bands, including THE RAMONES, citing them as repetitive, tatty and spoilt. Lydon, also known as JOHNNY ROTTEN, insists his transatlantic punk contemporaries lacked...

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Fascinating Fact 848

16th January 2006

Punk icons the RAMONES are the subject of the year's oddest tribute album - the group's tunes are given the steel drum treatment on quirky new CD PAN FOR PUNKS: A STEELPAN TRIBUTE TO THE...

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Fascinating Fact 212

19th September 2005

Former the RAMONES drummer MARKY RAMONE has become the latest rocker to host his own radio show - he'll front the two-hour Sirius satellite radio show MARKY RAMONE'S PUNK ROCK BLITZKRIEG next month (OCT05)....

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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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