Too soon? No way, not when you are talking about The Ramones.
The last surviving member of the seminal punk rock band the Ramones has passed away: CBS News reports that drummer Tommy Ramone, born Erdelyi Tamas, has died. He was 62.
“Ramones: The Sire Years (1976-1981)” will include the band’s first six albums: “Ramones” (1976), “Leave Home” (1977), “Rocket To Russia” (1977), “Road To Ruin” (1978), “End Of The Century” (1980), and “Pleasant Dreams” (1981). Each album from the collection will be in their initial running order and include the original album artwork.
On this day in 1976, the music industry was sucker-punched by a grimy-looking pack of misfits from Queens, New York. Punk rock pioneers the Ramones released their debut, self-titled album through Sire Records and forever […]
The National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress has announced 25 recordings selected for preservation, and Pink Floyd’s legendary The Dark Side of the Moon, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, is among […]
Selling albums when the artist is no longer among the living, of course has its challenges. But a new music video for “New York City,” which features celebrities including 30 Rock cast members Scott Adsit, Jon Lutz and Kristen Schaal, chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain, rocker/motivational speaker Andrew WK and original Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, may bring some attention to the Joey Ramone’s posthumously released “Ya Know?”