A punk rock band that hailed in the 1970's and early 80's. The band members were the following:
-Joey Ramones (R.I.P. 2001)
-Johnny Ramone (R.I.P. 2004)
-Dee Dee Ramones (R.I.P. 2002.....you stupid bastard)
following members were:
-Elvis Ramone (wtf)
The first Ramones album (self-titled) is one of the most famous punk albums ever made. This album contained their biggest hit, Blitzkrieg Bop, and changed the punk sound forever.
Though the Ramones were a very wonderful band, they tried to reach commercialism in the middle of their career, starting around the albums "End of the Century" and "Subterranean Jungle". They were not very successful and many fans were lost. The Ramones, however, were always great in their own way, even if all of them were borderline psychotic and drank too much.
The Ramones split in 1996 and went and did their own thing. Joey Ramone made a new album entitled "Don't Worry About Me" which contains his own version of "What A Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong.
Joey died of lymphatic cancer in 2001, Dee Dee died of a heroin overdose like an idiot in 2002, and Johnny died in 2004 of prostate cancer.
Though the main three members are gone, their music will always live on and influence following generations.
I don't know about you guys, but the Ramones beat Blink 182's ass big-time. I DON'T WANNA GO DOWN TO THE BASEMENT!!! <:O
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