The Ramones

Watch the Ramones’ Previously Unseen Video for 1978’s “She’s the One”

The Ramones recently released a deluxe reissue of their 1978 fourth album Road to Ruin, and to promote it, they've dug up a previously unreleased video of…
Andy Cush / September 21, 2018

The 30 Weirdest Christmas Songs

Christmas songs are pretty fucking weird by definition. Whether praising the infant Jesus or celebrating the sounds, smells, and/or meteorological trends of late December in…
Richard Gehr / December 9, 2017

Watch the National Cover The Ramones’ “The KKK Took My Baby Away”

During their performance at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens Friday night, The National paid tribute to the neighborhood's most famous punk rockers, The Ramones. Frontman Matt…
Arielle Gordon / October 9, 2017

A History of ‘The Simpsons’ on Billboard’s Charts

Mmm, charts … Exactly 30 years ago, on April 19, 1987, The Simpsons' first skit appeared on Fox's The Tracey Ullman Show. Minute-long bits aired during…
Xander Zellner / April 19, 2017

The Ramones Will Get Their Own Street in Queens, N.Y.

This summer, New York City Council member Karen Koslowitz proposed Ramones Way, a Queens street renamed in honor of the iconic punk group. The idea…
Brian Josephs / October 4, 2016

Morrissey Does a Mean Ramones Cover

Maybe you've heard "Judy Is a Punk" a hundred times before, but have you listened to Morrissey sing it? You should, if only to hear that indistinct "aahhh-eee"
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

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
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