1. Omnivore, Rhino to Release 'CBGB' Soundtrack

    August 02, 2013 3:00 AM EDT Talking Heads, Television, Richard Hell & the Voidoids, the Dictators and other bands that played significant roles in the New York rock ‘n’ roll scene of the mid-1970s will appear on “CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” that Omnivore ...

  2. Joey Ramone's Record Collection, Clothes Up For Auction

    February 08, 2013 4:21 AM EST The private record collection of Joey Ramone is to go under the hammer, along with a selection of the late punk rock star’s iconic clothes, passport, handwritten lyrics, and even his Rolodex. It’s a fascinating insight into the Ramones frontman&# ...

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  4. Bertelsmann H1 Earnings Rise, Interested In EMI Assets

    August 31, 2012 10:08 AM EDT Bertelsmann, which owns BMG Rights Management and Arvato, posted a net profit of 353 million euros ($443.95 million)on revenues of 7.6 billion euros ($9.6 billion) for the six month period ended June 30. That performance represented a 31.2% increa ...

  5. Cee Lo Green Tapped for NFL Song; X-Ecutioners' Rob Swift Joining ESPNU

    August 15, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sports and music have a long, tangled history, from Julio Iglesias' short stint playing goalie for Real Madrid to No Limit's Master P's (short-term) NBA contract to Lil Wayne's trenchant analysis on his ESPN blog. With a pair of ...

  6. Joey Ramone Posthumous Solo Album To Be Released by BMG

    April 18, 2012 8:04 AM EDT Joey Ramone in 1977 (Phot: BMG / Janet Macoska) BERLIN - BMG today announced the worldwide release of a posthumous solo album from former Ramones frontman Joey Ramone, who died 11 years ago at age 49. The 15-track album …Ya Know? will roll-out wit ...

  7. Linda Ramone Q&A: Johnny Was Intense, Angry, Smart, Republican

    April 17, 2012 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Ramone died in September of 2004 at the age of 55 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. Born John William Cummings in Queens, New York the punk rock legend was a singular personality. An avid collector of movie posters and baseball car ...

  8. Johnny Ramone's 'Commando" Autobiography To Be Released In April

    January 18, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 NEW YORK (AP) - Eight years after he died of prostate cancer, Johnny Ramone 's autobiography is finally being published. "Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone" is set for release April 2 by Abrams Image. In an interview Tuesda ...

  9. Johnny Ramone's 'Commando" Autobiography To Be Released In April

    January 18, 2012 8:59 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Eight years after he died of prostate cancer, Johnny Ramone's autobiography is finally being published. "Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone" is set for release April 2 by Abrams Image. In an interview Tuesd ...

  10. Rockin' Roads: Streets Named After Famous Musicians (Map)

    October 10, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Penny Lane. Thunder Road. Highway 61 Revisited. Plenty of roads, streets, boulevards and other locations have been immortalized in music, but what about the other way around? Join Billboard.com on an interactive rock'n'roll field trip arou ...

  11. Portishead, Jeff Mangum, Public Enemy Highlight ATP Music Fest

    October 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fourth edition of All Tomorrow's Parties' annual East Coast music festival was one big greeting from Asbury Park. After three years of setting up shop on the charmingly dilapidated grounds of Kutsher's Country Club in New York ...

  12. Joey Ramone Street Sign Is NYC's Most Stolen

    September 27, 2010 1:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Officials say a metal homage to the late punk legend Joey Ramone may be New York City's most-stolen street sign. The Department of Transportation recently had the "Joey Ramone Place" sign reinstalled in lower Manhattan for the fourth ...

  13. Ramones Biopic In The Works

    October 01, 2009 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fox Searchlight wants to be sedated. The specialty division is in negotiations to board a project about the life of the Ramones , based on the upcoming memoir "I Slept With Joey Ramone," by the musician's brother, and featuring the ba ...

  14. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night ...

  15. April 15, 2009

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Cluster reunite for their first concert since 1996. 2006 – Mary J. Blige’s “Be Without You” sets a record when the song hits 15 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart. 2001 – Joey Ramone of the Ramones dies of lymphoma at New York-Pres ...

  16. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  17. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  18. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  20. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  21. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on Capito 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy Marley rele ...

  22. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  23. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Appalachian group Hayseed Dixie releases its album "A Hillbilly Tribute To AC/DC." AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson describes the group's offbeat covers _ including such classics as "High 2005 - Juan Pabl ...

  24. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell finishes an eight-day promo tour around the world with a packed press conference in Milan. She presents her solo debut single, "Look At Me," and talks fr 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy ...

  25. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  26. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 2003 - R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 20 ...

  27. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Reggae artist Ziggy Marley releases his first solo album, "Dragonfly," via Private Music. The oldest son of Bob Marley, the artist fronted the Melody Makers through nine studio albums on 2003 - Reggae artist Ziggy ...

  28. An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed 2004

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed 2004 theatrical rockumentary (lensed by Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields), which opens with Dee Dee Ramone frankly admitting that the Ramones couldn't get a An enormous sadness pervades this acclaimed ...

  29. NYC Rockers Come Alive On 'Continental' CDs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the Bouncing Souls, the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome and Cro-Mags lead the track list for "Best of NYC -- Live at Continental," to be Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee ...

  30. Punk Legend Johnny Ramone Dies At 55

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday afternoon (Sept. 15) at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer for some time Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering p ...

  31. Punk Pioneer Johnny Ramone Dies Aged 55

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday afternoon (Sept. 15) at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer for some time Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering ...

  32. Strokes, Blondie Set For Ramones Benefit

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Strokes and Blondie will perform at a Johnny Ramone-spearheaded benefit for Cedars Sinai Cancer Research Center and the Lymphoma Cancer Research Foundation. The Strokes and Blondie will perform at a Johnny Ramone-spearheaded benefit for Cedars S ...

  33. DVD Offers Inside Look At The Ramones

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From the time he rejoined the Ramones in 1987, drummer Marky Ramone toted a video camera during the band's trips around the world. It's that footage that allows fans intimate access to the legendary N From the time he rejoined the Ramones ...

  34. NYC Corner To Bear Ramone's Name

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Joey Ramone's name will grace a street corner near the East Village club that the trailblazing Ramones helped turn into a punk rock destination. The corner of Second Street and Bowery near the legenda Joey Ramone's name will grace a street ...

  35. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>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 pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodig ...

  36. The Sex Pistols Return To The Road

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late summer outing, a tour frontman Johnny Rotten (real name: John Lydon) claims will eventually lead to a Sex Pistols concert in Baghdad. The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late ...

  37. Simple Plan, Lillix Offer 'Freaky' Covers

    July 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Simple Plan, the Donnas and Bowling For Soup are among the acts that have contributed songs to the "Freaky Friday" soundtrack, due July 29 on Hollywood Records. Simple Plan, the Donnas and Bowling For Soup are among the acts that have cont ...

  38. Misfits, RFTC Rock For Joey Ramone

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk veterans the Misfits will pay tribute to late punk icon Joey Ramone when they headline Joey Ramone's Birthday Bash May 16 at New York's Webster Hall. Joining the Misfits in an all-star lineup wil Punk veterans the Misfits will pay tri ...

  39. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He is 82. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, ...

  40. This Day in Music

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Dave Matthew's strained vocal chords forces the postponement of a DMB show at New York's Madison Square Garden. 2002 - Dave Matthew's strained vocal chords forces the postponement of a DMB show at New York� ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Ramones, Elliott Smith, Royksopp

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Ramones, Elliott Smith, Royksopp "We're a Happy Family -- A Tribute to the Ramones" will finally see release Feb. 11 via DV8/Columbia. As previously reported , the oft-delayed set will feature the New York punk band's son ...

  42. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>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 pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodig ...

  43. Coroner Confirms Overdose Killed Dee Dee Ramone

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk rock icons the Ramones who was found dead in his home in June, died of a heroin overdose, the Los Angeles coroner's office said yesterday (Sept. 17). A toxico Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk r ...

  44. Bjork, PJ Harvey, Shins On 'Gilmore' Soundtrack

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Rhino collection "Our Little Corner of the World: Music From Gilmore Girls" will hit stores Sept. 24, the same day its namesake comedy-drama series kicks off its third season on the WB network. The Rhino collection "Our Little Cor ...

  45. Yorn, Pretenders Join Ramones Tribute

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "We're a Happy Family -- A Tribute to the Ramones," the long-incubating Ramones tribute album spearheaded by Rob Zombie, now has a definitive track list and a tentative Nov. 5 release date from DV8/Co "We're a Happy Family - ...

  46. Kiss Not Quitting Anytime Soon

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will it ever end? That's the question Kiss fans have been asking since the band announced back in early 2000 that it would say goodbye to the road. Since then, Kiss spent months out on various legs of Will it ever end? That's the question ...

  47. 'Hey, Ho, Let's Go': More Ramones Reissues

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones will see the light of day Aug. 20 via Rhino. This set consists of four albums originally released via Sire: 1980' The second volley of expanded and remastere ...

  48. Dee Dee Ramone Dead At 50

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last night (June 5) in his Hollywood, Calif., home, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. He was 50. Ram Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: ...

  49. Billboard Bits: Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2 Two days before the new Will Smith single was to have been "officially" released to radio by Columbia, U.S. top 40 stations have begun spinning it. Although the official release date is tomorrow (May ...

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