The Ramones

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 240 to 231

By Steve Crawford | May 25, 2021

right in the middle of a hot New York summer

The Death Of Phil Spector: A Terrible Man Who Made Amazing Music

By Alyson Camus | January 18, 2021

‘He was a brilliant producer, but a lousy husband’

Under The Blood Red Moon, Songs For The Apocalypse

By Alyson Camus | September 12, 2020

I had never seen this before

The 2019 Johnny Ramone Tribute, Sunday August 11th 2019

By Alyson Camus | August 14, 2019

Linda Ramone is keeping the flame alive

A Ramones Hologram Concert In LA For Christmas?

By Alyson Camus | November 8, 2017

A resurrection of the greatest punk rock band the day after Christmas?

Johnny Ramone Tribute At Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Sunday July 30th 2017

By Alyson Camus | July 31, 2017

a mini acoustic concert of punk classics

Johnny Ramone Tribute At Hollywood Forever, Sunday July 24th 2016

By Alyson Camus | July 25, 2016

We shouldn’t be sad, it’s something we have in common forever’

‘Four Chords and a Gun’, A Play About The Ramones At The Bootleg

By Alyson Camus | July 7, 2016

‘Yes, the band all wants to be rock stars, but they all have very different visions in how that will be accomplished’

Linda Ramone Sparked A Ramones War

By admin | April 11, 2016

“Hey — love is strange.”

The 100 Greatest American Rock ‘n’ Roll Bands, #10 – #5

By Steve Crawford | March 12, 2016

HEY HO, LET’S GO DOWN

‘Hey! Ho! Let’s Go’, The Ramones Get Their Queens Museum-Grammy Museum Exhibit

By Alyson Camus | February 5, 2016

the Queens Museum and the GRAMMY Museum are partnering to present an unprecedented two-part exhibition celebrating the lasting influence of punk rock progenitors the Ramones

A Farewell to Da Brudders – The Ramones Leave Home

By Steve Crawford | July 14, 2014

The Ramones provided a psychological safety zone for a generation of misfits who intrinsically knew that conformity was neither a valid goal nor a viable option. They provided a haven not just as a gathering place for outcasts, but a beautiful celebration of the power of eccentricity.

10 Songs: Monday, 14th July, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 14, 2014

American Horror – Speedy Ortiz – This is a quirked out angular wall of guitars broken into from outside by Sadie Dupuis’s off melody singing, and this time at least it works great -like Best Cast meets Pavement, and also not too much like either – B+

1976 – A+ List

By Steve Crawford | June 20, 2014

“Anarchy in the U.K.,” The Sex Pistols. In November of ’76, a sea change occurred in the U.K. music scene as Johnny Rotten introduced himself as an anti-Christ/anarchist. While Rotten was declaring his goal to destroy passersby, the multi-tracked guitar of Steve Jones roared in violent agreement with the sentiment.

2014 Joey Ramone Birthday Bash Details Released

By Helen Bach | April 22, 2014

“This year the theme is more obvious than in all the years prior. Being that The Ramones were born in 1974, this year we’ll be celebrating not only the birthday of Jeff Hyman, we’ll be celebrating the birth of Joey Ramone, as well.”

"Different Songs With the Same Name: Part 1

By Steve Crawford | April 19, 2014

Inspiration can come at odd times. On one of my recent trips to Rock NYC Headquarters, Helen Bach and I got into a wee bit of legal trouble. It’s a long story that started with us…um…borrowing all of the money in the petty cash fund

The Ramones – Their 100 Greatest Songs

By Steve Crawford | March 3, 2014

The Ramones boiled down everything they loved about rock ‘n’ roll to its essence – this is a band that had major fights about whether they could put a guitar solo on a song. The basic punk rock chord structures are now ubiquitous in modern rock, but this was music that was deemed both offensive and dangerous

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening 10-5-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2013

Let’s Dance – The Ramones – Just for all of you who were left with a bad taste in their mouth after the “CBGB” debacle, here is a reminded how everything is Ramones – A