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top 5 punk drummers of all time - LA WEEKLY

on July 16, 2014

The common misconception is that punk musicians aren't very good at their craft. For the most part, that might be true — Dee Dee Ramone did get laughed out of an audition for Television in 1973.

But for a musical genre so driven by the beat, where lightning fast technique is a prerequisite for acceptance, the punk drummer rises above the rest. Unlike the guitar and bass players, drummers can't turn down their instrument or increase the distortion.

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IDIOT NATION EXCLUSIVE: WIN A PROMO COPY OF ¡Cuatro!

on July 15, 2014

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We are offering all members a chance to win a promo copy of ¡Cuatro! on DVD!

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The 9 Best Covers of Ramones Songs - VOGUE.COM

on July 15, 2014


Drummer Tommy Ramone passed away Friday at the age of 65, and, as the last living founding member of iconic CBGB originals the Ramones, his passing feels that much more sad. Gone, a living touchstone to a music born of the primordial moment that gave birth to not just punk but so much of modern rock ’n’ roll. Because of the incredible influence they’ve had, it’s no surprise that the Ramones are one of the most covered bands ever. By our count, there have been somewhere in the neighborhood of 50 Ramones tribute albums released over the years.

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