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
10584 Comments


Goddamn :/ RIP

R6Rider
July 12th 2014
5066 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
9294 Comments


damn


RIP

Scoot
July 12th 2014
18372 Comments


rip hard

dimsim3478
July 12th 2014
7126 Comments


RIP

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emester
July 12th 2014
7398 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
11723 Comments


RIP

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

Greenpaw
July 12th 2014
222 Comments


Shit, RIP.

henryChinaski
July 12th 2014
3381 Comments


RIP Tommy

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 12th 2014
7052 Comments


RIP...

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Pajolero
July 12th 2014
473 Comments


Way too early.

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Motiv3
July 12th 2014
8963 Comments


RIP

danielcardoso
July 12th 2014
6150 Comments


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

SoundEscape
July 12th 2014
17 Comments


R.I.P

sputnik1
July 12th 2014
271 Comments


R.I.P.

NeroCorleone80
July 12th 2014
33485 Comments


Fuck this. RIP

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Pennywise_M
July 12th 2014
7445 Comments


RIP

BigPleb
July 12th 2014
44957 Comments


The last one too, god damn.

RIP dude.

Owantjaaaa
July 12th 2014
3775 Comments


RIP
too young

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
7599 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
13669 Comments


Damn RIP

MO
July 12th 2014
20540 Comments


fucking RIP hard

long live m/

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
4402 Comments


FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK
R.I.P.

NakedSnake
July 12th 2014
656 Comments


Tommy Ramone!?

hikingmetalpunk
July 12th 2014
1695 Comments


RIP

SnakeDelilah
July 12th 2014
14932 Comments


damn RIP

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beachdude
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
780 Comments


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

TheGreatQ
July 12th 2014
2066 Comments


:[

RIP

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MyNameIsPencil
July 12th 2014
3467 Comments


Damn son R.I.P.

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Spec
July 12th 2014
30125 Comments


RIP



pedro70512
July 12th 2014
4157 Comments


Really well-written article. Sad to hear.

GmemberKills
July 12th 2014
1769 Comments


RIP

MoosechriS
July 12th 2014
5629 Comments


rip dude

ShadowRemains
July 12th 2014
23302 Comments


rip hard

anarchistfish
July 12th 2014
24615 Comments


wow they're shit at staying alive

rip

deathschool
July 12th 2014
20280 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
9069 Comments


FUCK ^

BeneaththeDarkOcean
July 12th 2014
640 Comments


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

Minushuman24
July 12th 2014
592 Comments


RIP


YoYoMancuso
July 12th 2014
12036 Comments


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

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tacos N stuff
July 12th 2014
935 Comments


RIP
damn

Italianjesusfootball
July 12th 2014
288 Comments


Rip, damn.

joesmoe4000
July 12th 2014
505 Comments


RIP

Tunaboy45
July 13th 2014
11249 Comments


Found out yesterday, fuck man. RIP Tommy.

Green Baron
July 13th 2014
22274 Comments


Hard RIP

MuhNamesTyler
July 13th 2014
5555 Comments


Oh shiii


RIP

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Oswaldo88
July 13th 2014
31 Comments


R.I.P, Tommy Ramone

PappyMason
July 13th 2014
5175 Comments


R.I.P Tommy.

Legend.


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Midjicka
July 14th 2014
249 Comments


rip

Spluger
July 14th 2014
1205 Comments


R.I.P.

Gwyn.
July 14th 2014
16635 Comments


R.I.P.

ssj4gogeta17
July 14th 2014
86 Comments


R.I.P.

Flugmorph
July 15th 2014
9180 Comments


R.I.P.

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