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This one hurts. Tommy Ramone, original drummer for the Ramones and the band's last surviving original member, died yesterday at home in Queens, after a long fight with bile duct cancer, according to…   Read Story »
Bruce Springsteen played his home state on Saturday and paid tribute to Joey Ramone by covering "Do You Remember Rock And Roll Radio?" He teamed with New York rocker Jesse Malin to cover the iconic…   Read Story »
Arturo Vega, who was the Ramones' artistic director for over 22 years, passed away on Saturday at age 65. In addition to designing the Ramones' iconic logo (above), Arturo Vega was the band's…   Read Story »
Whether you experience Christmas as a spiritual curative or a wretched crucible likely depends upon your capacity to enjoy the Yuletide season's truly disassociate spirit of insanity. Most of us may…   Read Story »
Here's a newly recorded cover of the Ramones' "I Don't Wanna Be Learned/I Don't Wanna Be Tamed" by California ragers Ceremony, a roaring track that's pretty faithful to the original. Download it…   Read Story »
Reunited D.C. twee-core pioneers Black Tambourine will soon release OneTwoThreeFour, their EP of Ramones covers; we recently posted their take on What's Your Game." Another of the songs the band…   Read Story »
With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite pundits and prognosticators have combed through…   Read Story »
The D.C.-area early-'90s twee-pop originators Black Tambourine are back together and ready to release their first new record since breaking up in 1991. In May, they'll release OneTwoThreeFour, an EP…   Read Story »
The all-star tandem of Titus Andronicus' Patrick Stickles, The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, and Tommy Ramone (along with Jesse Malin and Dave Hause) got together a couple of nights ago at Bowery…   Read Story »
At a Black Lips show in Conley, Georgia over the weekend, Deerhunter/Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox came to the stage dressed as another famously tall and gawky frontman, Joey Ramone. Cox, in a…   Read Story »