Tommy Ramone, 1952-2014

2014-07-12 by Nu Metal | 57 Comments
Tommy Ramone, drummer for, and last surviving original member of punk rock Icons The Ramones, has succumbed to cancer at the age of 62.

Originally born as Thomas Erdelyi, he was born in Hungary in 1952 to Holocaust survivors who later immigrated to the United States. In his youth, he would meet John
Cummings (Johnny Ramone) and the two would perform together in the mid 60s. Originally slated to be the manager of the Ramones, he quickly moved to drums not long after the
bands formation. He would remain their drummer in the formative years of the Ramones before being replaced by Marky Ramone. However, Tommy would work behind the scenes
again, helping produce the next string of albums by the Ramones.

Along with being a part of the formation for one of the most recognizable rock acts in history, Tommy was also an accomplished producer and songwriter having written a
majority of the smash hit single Blitzkrieg Bop.

Outside of the Ramones, Tommy over his career help produce albums for a slew of musicians including the Replacements and even Jimi Hendrix.

The Rock n Roll community has lost a pioneer and bonafide legend as he joins the rest of the original members of the Ramones in peaceful slumber. Rest in Power, Tommy
Ramone.



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Dancedrewdance
July 12th 2014
1169 Comments


Fucking shit r.i.p

Diamondize
July 12th 2014
1367 Comments


omg rip

Necrotica
July 12th 2014
10583 Comments


Goddamn :/ RIP

R6Rider
July 12th 2014
5101 Comments


Man, that's terrible.

R.I.P. Tommy

LokitheTrickster
July 12th 2014
36 Comments


Sucks that he's gone. R.I.P. Tommy.

cvlts
July 12th 2014
9323 Comments


damn


RIP

Scoot
July 12th 2014
18551 Comments


rip hard

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dimsim3478
July 12th 2014
7245 Comments


RIP

emester
July 12th 2014
7859 Comments


Rip never was a fan of these guys. Regardless though it really is a shame to see him pass away

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XingKing
July 12th 2014
11964 Comments


RIP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6U3vRGyE8w

Greenpaw
July 12th 2014
223 Comments


Shit, RIP.

henryChinaski
July 12th 2014
3494 Comments


RIP Tommy

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 12th 2014
7272 Comments


RIP...

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Pajolero
July 12th 2014
661 Comments


Way too early.

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Motiv3
July 12th 2014
8979 Comments


RIP

danielcardoso
July 12th 2014
9431 Comments


Oh man, that's sad to hear... RIP.

SoundEscape
July 12th 2014
17 Comments


R.I.P

sputnik1
July 12th 2014
296 Comments


R.I.P.

NeroCorleone80
July 12th 2014
33984 Comments


Fuck this. RIP

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Pennywise_M
July 12th 2014
7456 Comments


RIP

BigPleb
July 12th 2014
48250 Comments


The last one too, god damn.

RIP dude.

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owen
July 12th 2014
4275 Comments


RIP
too young

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
7960 Comments


Jesus christ this is depressing

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txd1986
July 12th 2014
1 Comments


RIP Tommy
Long live The Ramones!

BMDrummer
July 12th 2014
13757 Comments


Damn RIP

MO
July 12th 2014
21176 Comments


fucking RIP hard

long live m/

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
4405 Comments


FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK
R.I.P.

NakedSnake
July 12th 2014
662 Comments


Tommy Ramone!?

hikingmetalpunk
July 12th 2014
1805 Comments


RIP

SnakeDelilah
July 12th 2014
17349 Comments


damn RIP

beachdude
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
819 Comments


Oh my god... can't believe they've all passed. RIP

TheGreatQ
July 12th 2014
2403 Comments


:[

RIP

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MyNameIsPencil
July 12th 2014
4472 Comments


Damn son R.I.P.

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Spec
July 12th 2014
32560 Comments


RIP



pedro70512
July 12th 2014
4158 Comments


Really well-written article. Sad to hear.

GmemberKills
July 12th 2014
2424 Comments


RIP

MoosechriS
July 12th 2014
5815 Comments


rip dude

ShadowRemains
July 12th 2014
24261 Comments


rip hard

anarchistfish
July 12th 2014
25492 Comments


wow they're shit at staying alive

rip

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deathschool
July 12th 2014
20892 Comments


I had no idea he was born to a family of Holocaust survivors. That definitely gives Blitzkrieg Bop a darker connotation. RIP

Gameofmetal
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
9551 Comments


FUCK ^

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BeneaththeDarkOcean
July 12th 2014
674 Comments


Damn, truly R.I.P. Also, wtf to the Blitzkrieg Bop thing, that's crazy!

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Minushuman24
July 12th 2014
596 Comments


RIP


YoYoMancuso
July 12th 2014
12505 Comments


Man, 62 and the last surviving member that's messed up

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tacos N stuff
July 12th 2014
1787 Comments


RIP
damn

Italianjesusfootball
July 12th 2014
288 Comments


Rip, damn.

joesmoe4000
July 12th 2014
520 Comments


RIP

Tunaboy45
July 13th 2014
13381 Comments


Found out yesterday, fuck man. RIP Tommy.

Green Baron
July 13th 2014
22799 Comments


Hard RIP

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MuhNamesTyler
July 13th 2014
5764 Comments


Oh shiii


RIP

Oswaldo88
July 13th 2014
34 Comments


R.I.P, Tommy Ramone

PappyMason
July 13th 2014
5663 Comments


R.I.P Tommy.

Legend.


Midjicka
July 14th 2014
256 Comments


rip

Spluger
July 14th 2014
1236 Comments


R.I.P.

Gwyn.
July 14th 2014
16856 Comments


R.I.P.

ssj4gogeta17
July 14th 2014
86 Comments


R.I.P.

Flugmorph
July 15th 2014
13115 Comments


R.I.P.

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