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Steven Van Zandt

Steven Van Zandt's Cover Of The Ramones' 'Merry Christmas' Now Has A Music Video

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Steven Van Zandt thought that having just the cover audio of Ramones’ ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’ was not enough. So he made a music video for it.READ MORE

2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts - Day 3

Sleater-Kinney Covers The Ramones’ ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’ [WATCH]

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Sleater-Kinney served up some top shelf holiday cheer to the crowd at Cleveland's House of Blues the other night when they covered Ramones' "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)" during a stop on their tour in support of this year's 'No Cities to Love'. As AV Club reports, they kicked-off their encore with the song. Carrie Brownstein in particular looks like she's having a blast with the Joey Ramone-penned holiday cult classic. Watch the riot grrrls rock their way through the Ramones cover below.READ MORE

Metal band GWAR performs live onstage for the Viva La Bam tour at Roseland Ballroom on November 2, 2007 in New York City.

GWAR Covers Cyndi Lauper’s 'She Bop,' The Ramones’ 'Blitzkrieg Bop' [WATCH]

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GWAR has covered Cyndi Lauper's 1984 pop gem "She Bop" on the A.V. Club's "Undercover Series" which features artists covering other artist's greatest hits. After transforming the synth-pop female masturbation anthem into a moshpit-inducing thrash metal jam, the gore-metal legends treated listeners to a bonus cover of the Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop."READ MORE

Johnny Ramone's statue in Hollywood

Johnny Ramone's Red Mosrite Guitar Sells for $71K at Auction, Axe Linked to the Ramones TV Appearances in the 1980s

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There's still plenty of love for the iconic punk band the Ramones in today's day and age. One fan recently purchased Johnny Ramone's signature Mosrite guitar at auction for $71,825. The rare rock 'n' roll artifact was signed by the guitarist as well. Johnny owned nine other Mosrite axes.READ MORE

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - 'Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015' (2015)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Announce New Album 'Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015,' Share Lead Single "Do The Get Down" [LISTEN]

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New York punk trio The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion have announced a new album titled Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party 2015 (that's the cover up above), and have shared a music video for the album's lead single "Do The Get Down," which you can check out below. According to Pitchfork, the album is set for release on March 24 through Mom + Pop, and is a concept album about New York City, "a chronicle of grit and terror and love."READ MORE

The Everly Brothers

Remembering Musicians Who Died In 2014: Phil Everly, Bobby Womack, Pete Seeger, And More

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2014 saw the passing of a fair share of aging musical legends, but it tragically also saw the deaths of many relatively young artists well before their time. This list honors just some of the artists who passed away this year, so if there are any that you think we may have missed, you can post your tributes down in the comments section below.READ MORE

Jack Black

Andrew Lloyd Webber Bringing Jack Black's 'School of Rock' to the Stage, Musical Will Premiere in 2015

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Richard Linklater's School of Rock, a 2003 film about a wanna-be rocker who recruits some private school kids for a band, is being transformed into a stage production. The Jack Black movie will be adapted into a musical with the help of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater and Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes. According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' School of Rock - The Musical will premiere in 2015READ MORE


Skrillex Talks Dating Ellie Goulding, Relationship With Deadmau5 And Defends EDM On Howard Stern

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Skrillex went on Howard Stern this morning and had a nice chat with the famous Sirius XM host. They have a nice discussion on whether or not dance music is taken seriously, Skrillex's romantic life, his relationship with deadmau5 and much more.READ MORE

Henry Rollins

Highest Net Worth Punk Performers: John Lydon, Henry Rollins and Ian MacKaye Are Worth More Than You Would Think

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One genre is routinely left out of Forbes' investigations of who makes the most money in music: punk!READ MORE

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Species Named after Famous Musicians: Mick Jagger, Beyoncé, Bono, Jim Morrison and Many More

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Mick Jagger had the honor (or something like it), as Music Times reporter Carolyn Menyes wrote earlier this week, of having an extinct species of pig named after him. The news itself isn't that shocking: scientists are naming stuff after musicians all the time. We've narrowed down a majority of the organisms and their respective titles into five categories.READ MORE

It Was Written

8 Artists Who Basically Used The Same Album Cover Twice: Nas, The Ramones, And More

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Trying to come up with a captivating album cover is pretty difficult work, so some artists have cheated a little bit by basically reusing their album cover concepts, sometimes even three or four times Here are eight artists who basically used the same album cover twice.READ MORE

The Ramones

7 Casting Suggestions For The Ramones Movie

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Earlier this week, it was announced that Martin Scorsese would be directing a biopic about punk legends the Ramones, which is set for release in 2016. Here are some people who I think should play the movie's lead roles.READ MORE

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese Directing Ramones Documentary and Dramatic Film for 2016

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Another big name entertainment figure will be paying tribute to The Ramones, and it's far more exciting than another "best of" compilation (with apologies to Morrissey, who will be curating the band's newest hits collection). Martin Scorcese will be directing a drama about the band for release during 2016.READ MORE

Marky Ramone

Marky Ramone, Arcade Fire Play Ramones Covers In Brooklyn [WATCH]

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Arcade Fire is digging deep into some New York music history during their three-night stop at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.READ MORE

Two generations of Ramones drummers—Marky (left) and Tommy (center)—accept a Grammy Award.

Tommy Ramone Was The Most Important Ramone: Three Arguments

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Tommy Ramone doesn't get the credit normally shown for vocalist Joey or guitarist Johnny, but Music Times argues the drummer was the essential member of the iconic punk rock act.READ MORE

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