Ramones debut album finally goes gold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well, it finally got there…

After three and half decades the Ramones debut album- a record that changed the sound of rock n roll has finally gone gold. The band that launched a million T shirts worn by people who don’t even know who they are and were treated as a bizarre joke when they emerged in the middle of prog rock with their buzzsaw assaults that now sound like slices of classic pure pop have finally, by attrition, become the pop band they always knew they were.

Now if only they were all around to celebrate…

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.

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