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Marky Ramone Stands By Charity Gig Snub

The Ramones drummer was part of a tough education system in New York City in the 1960s and alleges he was regularly beaten, slapped, and verbally insulted in the classroom. After finding...

Johnny Ramone Guitar Sells For Almost $72,000 At Auction

A rare guitar once owned by legendary Ramones rocker Johnny Ramone has sold at auction for just under $72,000 (£45,000).The red 1965 Mosrite Ventures V1 model was owned by the late punk icon in the...

Bono Writes Song For Mother

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

Ramones Documentary Movie To Be Directed By Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese is set to direct a documentary movie about the acclaimed New York punk band Ramones ahead of the fortieth anniversary of their debut album in 2016. In addition to the film, a book...

Martin Scorsese To Direct Biopic Of The Ramones

Martin Scorsese is to direct a new biopic of iconic punk band The Ramones.The Oscar award-winning director has been attached to the eagerly-awaited flick, which will tell the fascinating story behind the success of the...

Martin Scorsese To Helm Ramones Documentary

Martin Scorsese has been tapped to direct a documentary about the Ramones.To celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of the iconic punk band's debut album, the owners of the Ramones' estate are planning to release multiple...

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Morrissey has compiled the tracklisting for a new Ramones compilation album. The Sire-Rhino release will be the first to hit stores following the death of Tommy Ramone, who lost his battle with cancer in July...

Chris Frantz Pays Tribute To Late Ramones Star

Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz has written a tribute piece to his late friend Thomas Erdelyi following The Ramones star's death last month (Jul14).The two punk icons became friends when Talking Heads toured with The...

Blondie Stars Pay Tribute To Tommy Ramone

Blondie stars Deborah Harry and Chris Stein have paid tribute to the last existing member of the original Ramones line-up following his death.Tommy Ramone, real name Thomas Erdelyi, lost his battle with cancer last week...

Tommy Ramone, Raucous Drummer With The Ramones, Dies Aged 62

Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of New York punk band The Ramones whose raucous and energetic drummer defined the band's unique sound, has died at his home in Queens, aged 62.Tommy Ramone [L] and...

Tommy Ramone Dies Aged 62

Tommy Ramone has died aged 62.The drummer - who was the last surviving original member of iconic punk band The Ramones - was undergoing treatment for bile duct cancer at a hospice when he...

Rob Zombie Forms Ramones Covers Band For Cemetery Tribute Show

Rob Zombie, Duff Mckagan and former Sex Pistols star Steve Jones have formed a Ramones covers group for the 10th annual Johnny Ramone tribute.Ramone's wife Linda will host the bash at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery,...

The Ramones Honoured At Kerrang! Awards

The Ramones were honoured as trailblazers at the Relentless Kerrang! Awards in London on Thursday night (12Jun14).Drummer Marky Ramone, who spent 15 years behind the band's drum kit, attended the ceremony at the Troxy to...

Richie Ramone Sued Over Royalties Dispute

Former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone is facing legal action amid allegations he owes a one-time business partner a cut of royalties and expenses for his debut solo album.Jiro Okabe claims the rocker, real name Richard...

The Cbgb Music And Film Festival Is Back For 2013 Bigger And Better Than Ever Before!

Almost like the SXSW Festival of New York, the CBGB festival will return this year with an impressive 700 artists in 150 venues across the state, plus 40 movie premieres from October 9th - 13th....

The Ramones' Creative Director Arturo Vega Dies

The Mexican artist who designed The Ramones' iconic logo and worked as the band's creative director for 22 years has died aged 65.Arturo Vega passed away on Saturday (08Jun13), according to the San Francisco Bay...

The Things They Say: 3572907

"I have been approached to use my name in clubs and bars in New York... It's a bar situation/coffee shop... I don't think there will ever be Marky Ramone restaurants but I could see a...

Pink Floyd Added To Us National Recording Registry

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' and the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack have been preserved by the US Library of Congress.The iconic albums are among this year's selection of audio recordings to be enshrined...

Disco Anthem 'Saturday Night Fever' One Of 25 Songs Added To Library Of Congress National Recording Register

As part of a diligent plan to preserve and document American musical culture, Saturday Night Fever - the song that not only soundtracked one of the most popular films of the 1970s starring John Travolta...

Marky Ramone: 'Ramones Biopic Will Never Happen'

Punk icon Marky Ramone insists there will never be a Ramones biopic, because he refuses to allow anyone to use his likeness in a film.The drummer insists former bandmate Johnny Ramone's widow, Linda, who is...

The Things They Say: 3565347

"Every band under the sun has a reunion but in this case there will never be one." Drummer Marky Ramone regrets the fact The Ramones will never reunite now that bandmates Johnny, Joey and DeeDee...

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"I haven't played a club in years but it's good to go back to the little places. It should be an interesting night... I'm gonna do five Ramones songs and I'm gonna play with Lemmy...

Marky Ramone Wants To Take Comic Book Zombie Killer Character To Tv

Ramones star Marky Ramone is keen to turn his latest comic book project into a gritty new Tv series.The drummer has been animated alongside GoodFellas and The Sopranos star Frank Vincent and actress Brea Grant...

Mariah Carey And No Doubt To Launch New Nfl Season

Global superstar acts Mariah Carey and No Doubt will open the new Nfl season, according to the Associated Press. This special performance, ahead of the New York Giants - Dallas Cowboys game, will take place...

Cee Lo Records New American Football Anthem

Cee Lo Green has recorded a new version of the Ramones' punk classic Blitzkrieg Bop for U.S. TV show Thursday Night Football.His new sports anthem, I Love Football, will lead into big games during the...

Rupert Grint Lands Two New Film Roles

Rupert Grint has landed two new film roles. The 'Harry Potter' star will take on small parts in both 'The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman' and 'CBGB'. 'Countryman' stars Shia LaBeouf as a normal guy...

Ramones Star Almost Became Metallica Bassist

Former Ramones star Christopher Ward has revealed he twice turned down the chance to replace bassist Jason Newsted in Metallica.The rocker, aka C.J Ramone, admits he was honoured to be asked but family issues forced...

Parton & Andrews Receive Grammys For Lifetime Achievement

DOLLY PARTON, JULIE ANDREWS and punk rockers THE RAMONES were hailed at a pre-Grammy Awards celebration on Saturday (12Feb11) when they were presented with honours for lifetime achievement.The three icons were recognised by the U.S....

Dolly Parton To Get Lifetime Achievement Grammy

Dolly Parton and Ramones will receive Lifetime Achievement Grammys.The country singer and the rock group will be honoured for their contribution to music, alongside 'Mary Poppins' singer and musicals star Dame Julie Andrews in a...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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