MARKY RAMONES BLITZKRIEG
Marc Bell (a.k.a Marky Ramone) is best known for the 15 years he spent drumming for the legendary Ramones. In the spring of 1978, Marc Bell became Marky Ramone. In less than a month, Marky was in the studio recording his first album with the Ramones entitled, ?Road to Ruin?, Featuring one of the biggest Ramones songs ?I Wanna Be Sedated?. The following year, the Ramones filmed the Roger Korman cult classic ?Rock ‘n’ Roll High School?. Later that same year, the Ramones recorded with legendary producer, Phil Spector and delivered the album ?End Of The Century?.
In 1983, after numerous world tours and a two more studio albums, Pleasant Dreams (1981) and Subterranean Jungle (1982), Marky was asked to leave the band, only to rejoin his band mates in 1987 until they retired in 1996. His tenure with the Ramones spanned a total of 15 years and more than 15 releases, including songwriting credits on both Mondo Bizarro (1992) and the bands farewell release, Adios Amigos (1996). In 2000, Marky reunited with long time friend Joey Ramone for Joey?s solo effort ?Don’t Worry About Me?. In 2001 the Ramones were the first punk band to be inducted into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame. Currently, Marky shows no signs of slowing down as he continues to tour the world with his new band, Marky Ramones Blitzkrieg, with Michale Graves (ex-Misfits, vocals), Alex Kane (guitar), Clare B (bass).
[biography from last.fm, click here to read the full biography on last.fm]
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