2005 – A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens in Berlin, Germany. This awesome day in rock history!
2005 – New York rock club CBGB is served with an eviction notice by their landlord. The landmark was the cradle for New York punk, hosting gigs by The Ramones, Talking Heads and Patti Smith.
2005 – A $100,000 (£58,823) statue honouring the late punk guitarist Johnny Ramone was unveiled by his widow Linda at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Johnny died from prostate cancer in September 2004 at the age of 55. Hundreds turned out for the ceremony, including Tommy Ramone – the only surviving band member. Dee Dee Ramone […]
2004 – The Strokes, Blondie, Sonic Youth, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Joan Jett perform at a charity tribute to the Ramones in New York.
2004 – Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the Ramones, dies at home in Los Angeles, California. He is 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer. Johnny Ramone was born John Cummings in New York City on Oct. 8 1951. He is the third of the quartet’s original members to […]
2002 – The Ramones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Eddie Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam and close friend of the Ramones. The ceremony took place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Wow… ritzy….
1998 – Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on “The Drew Carey Show.” On the program, Carey’s band is looking for a lead guitarist, and a string of axemen audition for the gig – including Ramone, even though […]
1996 – The Ramones split. The Ramones are often considered to be the first punk rock group of the 80’s. They are an American Rock band and the band was formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, in 1974. The group performed 2,263 concerts and toured almost non stop for 22 years. The band finally […]
1996 – Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder videotapes the Ramones placing their hands in cement on the Hollywood Rock Walk prior to a Ramones show at The Palace. The Ramones claim this is their last show ever.
1996 – The Ramones performed what they claimed would be their last ever date in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1995 – The Ramones release “Adios Amigos.’‘ It’s speculated to be the band’s last album ever. ¡Adios Amigos! is the Ramones’ last studio album. It was released in 1995. It features “Making Monsters For My Friends” and “It’s Not For Me to Know” originally recorded by Dee Dee Ramone on his album I Hate Freaks […]