Tag: Ramones

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

New releases: The Replacements, Ramones, Thurston Moore, KMFDM, Prefab Sprout, Midge Ure

This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out Friday. May also include other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This weeks’ releases include titles from The Replacements, KMFDM and more.

This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

This week’s new releases: Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ box set, Felt, Butthole Surfers, The Cult

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include a deluxe-edition box set from the Ramones and reissues from Felt, the Butthole Surfers and The Cult.

Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ 40th anniversary set to include new mix of album, rough cuts, live disc

Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ 40th anniversary set to include new mix of album, rough cuts, live disc

Rhino Records continues its series of expanded deluxe-edition reissues of the Ramones’ catalog with the arrival this fall of a 3CD/1LP edition of the punk pioneers’ fourth album, Road to Ruin, that will include two different mixes of the record, unreleased rough mixes and a full live concert. Full tracklist here.

This week’s new releases: ‘The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988’ box set, Ramones vinyl

This week’s new releases: ‘The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988’ box set, Ramones vinyl

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s titles include the ‘Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988’ box set and Ramones vinyl reissues.

This week’s new releases: Ramones, The Fall, XTC, Big Country, Richard Hell, INXS

This week’s new releases: Ramones, The Fall, XTC, Big Country, Richard Hell, INXS

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from the Ramones, The Fall, Big Country, Richard Hell and INXS.

Ramones’ ‘Rocket to Russia’ 3CD/1LP reissue to include unreleased tracks, 1977 live show

Ramones’ ‘Rocket to Russia’ 3CD/1LP reissue to include unreleased tracks, 1977 live show

The Ramones’ deluxe reissue campaign continues this fall with the 3CD/1LP expansion of the punk icons’ third album, Rocket to Russia, that will include two different mixes of the album, a host of unreleased studio recordings and a previously unissued live album recorded in 1977. Check out the full tracklist.

New releases: Ramones expand ‘Leave Home’ with 3CD/1LP box set with new mix, rarities

New releases: Ramones expand ‘Leave Home’ with 3CD/1LP box set with new mix, rarities

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include an expanded box set reissue of the Ramones’ second album, ‘Leave Home.’

Ramones’ ‘Leave Home’ to receive deluxe 4-disc anniversary reissue with new mix

Ramones’ ‘Leave Home’ to receive deluxe 4-disc anniversary reissue with new mix

Rhino Records next month will mark the 40th anniverary of the Ramones’ classic 1977 sophomore album Leave Home with a deluxe 3CD/1LP reissue of the record that includes a remastering of the original album and a brand-new mix by original engineer Ed Stasium, as well a heap of previously unreleased bonus material.

Ramones to release 10-disc set of pre-1980 7-inch singles for Record Store Day

Ramones to release 10-disc set of pre-1980 7-inch singles for Record Store Day

A box set of 10 pre-1980 singles by the Ramones with reproduced Sire labels and picture sleeves (where applicable) will be released next month as part of Record Store Day in the U.S. and U.K., a collection of “great punk rock tracks that changed the course of rock ‘n’ roll.”

Tommy Ramone, last original member of the Ramones, 1949-2014

Tommy Ramone, last original member of the Ramones, 1949-2014

Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the Ramones, who played drums on and co-produced the band’s legendary first three albums (1976’s Ramones, 1977’s Leave Home and 1978’s Road to Ruin), passed away earlier today, according to the Ramones’ Facebook page. He was 65.

New releases: Ramones, Bad Religion, Ultravox, Bananarama, The Godfathers, Belfegore

New releases: Ramones, Bad Religion, Ultravox, Bananarama, The Godfathers, Belfegore

This week’s new releases include box sets collecting albums from the Ramones and Ultravox, a new collection of Christmas songs form punk legends Bad Religion, plus expanded reissues of the first six albums from Bananarama, as well as The Godfathers’ 1993 album and Belfegore’s sophomore effort.

Ramones’ first 6 albums collected in new ‘The Sire Years 1976-1981’ box set

Ramones’ first 6 albums collected in new ‘The Sire Years 1976-1981’ box set

Ramones fans who never got around to picking up the band’s key early albums on CD will have an easy way to do that later this month when Rhino Records releases a new box set collecting the band’s first six records, including Ramones, Leave Home, Rocket to Russia and Road to Ruin.

Vintage Video: Watch the Ramones rip through 25 songs in 50 minutes in Germany, 1978

Vintage Video: Watch the Ramones rip through 25 songs in 50 minutes in Germany, 1978

In honor of last weekend’s passing of Ramones artistic director Arturo Vega, we’ll use this week’s Vintage Video to dig up a choice concert from the New York punk legends. This performance from Sept. 13, 1978, in Bremen, Germany, finds the band ripping through 25 songs in just about 50 minutes flat.

Arturo Vega, designer of the Ramones’ iconic logo, 1948-2013

Arturo Vega, designer of the Ramones’ iconic logo, 1948-2013

Arturo Vega, who spent 22 years as artistic director and confidant to the Ramones, creating the punk legends’ iconic logo and many of their album covers, as well as running the RamonesWorld.com website, died today, according to Punk magazine co-founder and “Please Kill Me” author Legs McNeil.