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Sleater-Kinney Covered the Ramones’ ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’

Sleater-Kinney were in Cleveland, Ohio, this past Wednesday and decided to make things a little more ~festive~ when they emerged for their encore. Standing in front…
James Grebey / December 11, 2015

Hear Lou Reed Get Introduced to the Ramones’ Music in 1975

Legendary rock publicist Danny Fields is the subject of a new documentary titled Danny Says, directed by Brendan Toller (I Need That Record!). Fields, who…
Rachel Brodsky / December 30, 2014

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

Martin Scorsese’s Ramones Movie Will Come Out in 2016

The great Ramones revival of 2014 continues today with the news that acclaimed director Martin Scorsese plans to direct a dramatized movie about the band…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2014

Morrissey Is Making a Ramones Greatest Hits Album

Morrissey has taken a break from fighting with his record label to curate a new Ramones compilation featuring some of the band's greatest hits. The…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2014

Drumming Along With the Ramones: Jon Wurster Salutes Tommy Ramone

When I heard Friday night's news of Tommy Ramone's passing I experienced what most Ramones fans probably experienced: a mix of sadness and disbelief. There…
Jon Wurster / July 14, 2014

All Good Cretins: Legs McNeil Remembers Tommy Ramone

My ex-fiancé told me, when she was breaking up with me, "I don't care about your opinions; I don't care what you think…."As a writer,…
Legs McNeil / July 14, 2014

Here’s the Ramones’ 1975 Band Bio, Written by Tommy Ramone

In light of the recent death of Tommy Ramone, this might be a good time to look back at another one of the iconic drummer…
Colin Joyce / July 12, 2014

Tommy Ramone Dies at 65

Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone has died at 65 after a long battle with bile duct cancer, according to the Associated Press. He was the…
Colin Joyce / July 12, 2014

After 38 Years, ‘Ramones’ Finally Certified Gold

It only took six years for the Ramones' greatest hits album, 1988's Ramones Mania, to be certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. By…
Harley Brown / June 11, 2014

Arturo Vega, Ramones’ Beloved Artistic Director and Confidant, Dead at 65

Arturo Vega, the man who designed the Ramones' indelible logo, and was the band's artistic director for 22 years, died Saturday (June 8), announced friend…
SPIN Staff / June 9, 2013

How Andrew W.K. and Marky Ramone’s Shared Love of Partying Led to a Joint Tour

Professional partier and Playtex Fresh + Sexy Intimate Wipes spokesman Andrew W.K. could choose to do just about anything, but for much of 2013 he'll…
Jordan Sargent / April 3, 2013

The Library of Congress Just Got Into the Ramones, Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd, the Ramones, Janis Joplin, and more have moved onto the great gig in the sky: Some of their most notable works have been…
Kyle McGovern / March 21, 2013

Joey Ramone’s Record Collection Cretin Hops to the Auction Block

Hey, ho, let's go bid on Joey Ramone's record collection. The late Ramones frontman's cache of vinyl is up for auction, NME reports. The trove…
Marc Hogan / February 8, 2013

Chucks & Bucks: An Oral History of the Coolest Shoes on Earth

Go into any garage or basement where a high school band is thrashing away. Go into a stadium where rock gods are hurling lightning bolts.
David Marchese / September 10, 2012

Husker Dupe: A Recent History of Rock Logo Swagger Jacking

Earlier this year, Disney was shilling T-shirts with Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures cover in the shape of Mickey Mouse's face. Bassist Peter Hook called it…
Claire Lobenfeld / July 11, 2012

Ceremony Don’t Want to Be Learned or Tamed on Ramones Cover

Earlier this year, reformed hardcore growlers Ceremony released a thoughtful album of acrimonious post-punk, titled Zoo, which we dubbed a SPIN Essential. Since then, we've…
Kory Grow / June 15, 2012

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Will Play Iggy Pop in CBGB Film

It looks like the producers of the upcoming CBGB movie are charging ahead in spite of the controversy brewing between the filmmakers and members of…
Devon Maloney / June 5, 2012

CBGB Film Cast Grows as Movie Draws Ire of NYC Club Owner’s Son

The film documenting the rise of legendary New York City punk mecca CBGB is moving ahead despite the protests of some members of deceased club…
Devon Maloney / May 31, 2012

Read the Ramones’ Snarky 1975 One-Sheet

If buzz bands think they're the first ones to pen a snarky bio, the Ramones have a few words. Yesterday, one of the band's early…
Devon Maloney / April 18, 2012
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