Tommy Ramone, 1952-2014
2014-07-12 by Nu Metal | 58 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
1065 Comments


Fucking shit r.i.p

Diamondize
July 12th 2014
1367 Comments


omg rip

Necrotica
July 12th 2014
10270 Comments


Goddamn :/ RIP

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Futures
July 12th 2014
12910 Comments


o shit rip hard

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R6Rider
July 12th 2014
4779 Comments


Man, that's terrible.

R.I.P. Tommy

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LokitheTrickster
July 12th 2014
24 Comments


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

cvlts
July 12th 2014
8993 Comments


damn


RIP

Scoot
July 12th 2014
17952 Comments


rip hard

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dimsim3478
July 12th 2014
5600 Comments


RIP

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emester
July 12th 2014
4622 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
11090 Comments


RIP

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

Greenpaw
July 12th 2014
220 Comments


Shit, RIP.

henryChinaski
July 12th 2014
2877 Comments


RIP Tommy

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 12th 2014
6440 Comments


RIP...

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Pajolero
July 12th 2014
295 Comments


Way too early.

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Motiv3
July 12th 2014
8957 Comments


RIP

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danielcardoso
July 12th 2014
2869 Comments


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

SoundEscape
July 12th 2014
2 Comments


R.I.P

sputnik1
July 12th 2014
197 Comments


R.I.P.

NeroCorleone80
July 12th 2014
30474 Comments


Fuck this. RIP

TheMoreira
July 12th 2014
7182 Comments


RIP

BigPleb
July 12th 2014
39172 Comments


The last one too, god damn.

RIP dude.

Owantjaaaa
July 12th 2014
3441 Comments


RIP
too young

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Arcade
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
3585 Comments


Jesus christ this is depressing

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txd1986
July 12th 2014
1 Comments


RIP Tommy
Long live The Ramones!

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BMDrummer
July 12th 2014
10572 Comments


Damn RIP

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MO
July 12th 2014
19226 Comments


fucking RIP hard

long live m/

ExplosiveOranges
July 12th 2014
3977 Comments


FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK
R.I.P.

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NakedSnake
July 12th 2014
344 Comments


Tommy Ramone!?

hikingmetalpunk
July 12th 2014
1227 Comments


RIP

SnakeDelilah
July 12th 2014
9708 Comments


damn RIP

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beachdude
July 12th 2014
444 Comments


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

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TheGreatQ
July 12th 2014
1572 Comments


:[

RIP

MyNameIsPencil
July 12th 2014
734 Comments


Damn son R.I.P.

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Spec
July 12th 2014
27406 Comments


RIP



pedro70512
July 12th 2014
3813 Comments


Really well-written article. Sad to hear.

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GmemberKills
July 12th 2014
1051 Comments


RIP

MoosechriS
July 12th 2014
5066 Comments


rip dude

ShadowRemains
July 12th 2014
21837 Comments


rip hard

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 12th 2014
22167 Comments


wow they're shit at staying alive

rip

deathschool
July 12th 2014
11277 Comments


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

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Gameofmetal
July 12th 2014
4297 Comments


FUCK ^

BeneaththeDarkOcean
July 12th 2014
513 Comments


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

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Minushuman24
July 12th 2014
321 Comments


RIP


YoYoMancuso
July 12th 2014
11253 Comments


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

tacos N stuff
July 12th 2014
411 Comments


RIP
damn

Italianjesusfootball
July 12th 2014
279 Comments


Rip, damn.

joesmoe4000
July 12th 2014
375 Comments


RIP

Tunaboy45
July 13th 2014
4151 Comments


Found out yesterday, fuck man. RIP Tommy.

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Green Baron
July 13th 2014
20630 Comments


Hard RIP

MuhNamesTyler
July 13th 2014
4581 Comments


Oh shiii


RIP

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Oswaldo88
July 13th 2014
18 Comments


R.I.P, Tommy Ramone

PappyMason
July 13th 2014
1614 Comments


R.I.P Tommy.

Legend.


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Midjicka
July 14th 2014
236 Comments


rip

Spluger
July 14th 2014
1189 Comments


R.I.P.

Gwyn.
July 14th 2014
15397 Comments


R.I.P.

ssj4gogeta17
July 14th 2014
86 Comments


R.I.P.

Flugmorph
July 15th 2014
1661 Comments


R.I.P.

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