A trent'anni di distanza dall'uscita del loro primo singolo, i Ramones ancora oggi rappresentano la quintessenza della musica punk. Quattro adolescenti della periferia newyorkese alla conquista del mondo: rabbia e vuoto esistenziale sparati alla velocità del suono, l'eccitazione primordiale di un ritmo frenetico. "Blitzkrieg punk" è la feroce autobiografia di Dee Dee Ramone, ex delinquente di strada e "politossico" che assieme ai "fratelli" Johnny, Joey e Marky rase al suolo il rock 'n' roll.
This is the complete review of the history and music of the band during its seventies heyday plus rarely seen performances from the 80s.
The Ramones are the first punk rock band. Other bands, such as the Stooges and the New York Dolls, came before them and set the stage and aesthetic for punk, and bands that immediately followed, such as the Sex Pistols, made the latent violence of the music more explicit, but The Ramones crystallized the musical ideals of the genre.
Undoubtedly one of the most influential bands of all time, this comprehensive retrospective achieves the perfect balance between rare performance footage, archival interviews with the band, and new interviews with band members and insiders alike. Including: Rare archive interview footage with Joey, Dee Dee, Johnny, Tommy and Markey. New interview footage with Tommy Ramone. Interviews with insiders; Monte A. Melnick, Tour Manager from 1970s to 1996; Arturo Vega, Artistic Director for the band since 1974; Hilly Kristal, founder and owner of CBGB's.
Ramones Raw - it's the world-famous Ramones in their first officially authorized DVD! It consists of home video footage from Marky Ramone of the band's extensive touring and backstage footage along with live performances of their best known songs. The DVD Containing Over 5 Hours of Material, includes audio-comments track and vintage concert footage (shot on film in 1980, archived and nearly forgotten for over 20 years), rare TV appearances, backstage footage and lots more are set within the core: a plethora of home video from the Ramones' personal archives. Also featuring an eclectic mix of celebrity guests. See why the Ramones have stood the test of time with their simple yet immortal brand of music that's influenced generations the world over. From their humble NYC beginnings at CBGB's to induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Ramones have done it all.