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

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

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

Friday Night Sounds: Surf punk

What is there to listen to at the end of December other than surf punk? Give The Beach Boys some attitude and move The Ramones from New York to Huntington Beach and you’ll wind up with a lighthearted subgenre of punk that many west coast bands incorporated into their music in the ’80s. Make that a lot of attitude… It’s difficult to define surf punk, even though some always astute YouTube commentators insist Agent Orange is the epitome of surf punk, probably because of their cover of surf guitar legend Dick Dale‘s Miserlou. And you can’t film a surfing sequence without Miserlou. The rest of … Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: Surf punk