New Joey Ramone track: Rock ‘N Roll Is The Answer

Ramones fans who have played Rocket To Russia a hundred times are in for a new treat. The first track on Joey Ramone‘s album …Ya Know? leaked this week. The entire album comes out on May 22, which is 11 years after Joey died of lymphoma and 10 years after his first posthumous release, Don’t Worry About Me. Joey was the Ramone’s frontman, but his solo work is a bit different. Spinner calls “Rock ‘N Roll Is The Answer” a “a rollicking nod to the AC/DC-style ’80s arena rock that the Ramones never fully indulged in.” Don’t be turned off if AC/DC isn’t your … Continue reading New Joey Ramone track: Rock ‘N Roll Is The Answer

Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk

Argentine punk emerged a few years after The Clash in England and The Ramones in Queens, New York, during the millitary dictatorship. The early years make bitching about Reagan seem like whiny complaints. Modern Argentine punk is packed with elements of hardcore, ska and politics, and it’s easy to hear how many bands emulate The Ramones. Argentina is still churning out awesome bands, and the punk scene continues to thrive. The Wiki chronicles the early bands that Spotify does not have and details a few bands on the playlist, which are: Cadena Perpetua 2 minutos Attaque 77 Expulsados The Broken Toys … Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Argentine Punk