Zee Productions have announced that they will be releasing new 500-piece jigsaw puzzles based on the artwork for the Ramones’ “Rocket To Russia,” “Road To Ruin,” and “It’s Alive.” They will be available on September 20 and pre-orders can be found HERE.
KnuckleBonz Inc. will be releasing a new limited edition statue of Johnny Ramone (Ramones) this fall. The officially licensed, hand-painted figurine will stand about 8.5″ tall and it will be limited to 3000 pieces. You can preorder it HERE.
According to Ultimate Classic Rock, Ramones drummer, Tommy Ramone, has died, as a result of bile duct cancer. He was in hospice care when he passed away, yesterday (July 11). Tommy was the last surviving member of the Ramones.
R.I.P. Tommy Ramone
(Image from Ultimate Classic Rock)
According to Rolling Stone, Rob Zombie will be hosting the 10th annual Johnny Ramone Tribute at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, on August 24. Zombie will also be fronting an all-star band, with Duff McKagan (Guns N’Roses) and Steve Jones (Sex Pistols), who will be performing Ramones covers. The event will also feature a display of Kirk Hammett’s (Metallica) collection of horror-movie posters and memorabilia, in the cemetery’s mausoleum, and a screening of “The Devil’s Rejects.”