Once and for all, Marky Ramone clears up some practically immortal punk rock folklore that has surrounded the Ramones for over 40 years.
In this exclusive clip, Misfits guitarist Doyle and Ramones drummer Marky Ramone recall an incident between Marky and Joey Ramone that nearly ended in a fight.
Marky Ramone is, unfortunately, the only classic Ramones member left.
'Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone' is one hell of a read, and we recently caught up with Marky himself for an exclusive interview about the book.
As Andrew W.K. so perfectly pointed out in the beginning of our conference call with both himself and Ramones drummer Marky Ramone, we had created a "party line." During this unique conversation with punk rock's new dynamic duo, we spoke about everything concerning Marky Ramone's newest Blitzkrieg lineup, featuring Andrew W.K. on vocals.
The pairing of Marky Ramone and Andrew W.K. may seem odd at first glance, but the duo teaming up to perform Ramones classics makes perfect sense. The Ramones make you wanna dance and Andrew W.K. makes you wanna party -- combine the two, and you've concocted a formula to create an unforgettable live experience.
Legendary Ramones drummer Marky Ramone and party rocker Andrew W.K. have been touring the world together this year for Marky's well-known 'Blitzkrieg' project. Having taken many forms throughout the years, Blitzkrieg's stint with Andrew W.K. on vocals has no doubt been its most exciting incarnation to date, and during an exclusive interview with both Marky and Andrew, the two revealed to us an interest in creating original material together.
The Ramones may have dissolved in 1996, but new generations are constantly being introduced to the music of the punk rock architects. There are millions of Ramones fans worldwide who were too young to check out the band while they were still active, but drummer Marky Ramone and his 'Blitzkrieg' act are giving fans a taste of what a live Ramones show was like back in the day.
Before legendary Ramones drummer Marky Ramone was a punk rocker, he was Marc Bell and he kept the beat for New York hard rock / heavy metal band Dust. As one of the first American heavy metal acts, Dust released two solid albums, 'Dust' and 'Hard Attack.' Forty years later, the two records have just been re-released, and we snagged an interview with Marky Ramone to chat about all things Dust.