MARKY RAMONE’S BLITZKRIEG TAKES OVER THE GRAMERCY THEATRE ON OCTOBER 13TH
SHOW MARKS LEGENDARY DRUMMER’S FIRST NYC
PERFORMANCE IN 10 YEARS
(New York, NY) – On October 13th, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Marky Ramone, along with ex-Misfits frontman Michale Graves, will take to the NYC stage at The Gramercy Theatre as Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg. Fans can expect a bombastic high-energy set filled with all the classics that influenced and paved the way for generations of punk rockers. “It’s been roughly ten years since I last played in the city. Michale and I are looking forward to having a great time with our fans and friends,” commented Ramone. Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg recently released two songs available on iTunes, “If And When” and “When We Were Angels.” Both are available for download now on iTunes – click here and here to access. Click here to check out Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg in action! Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg will also play select tour dates nationwide; please see below for the itinerary.
NYC rock icon Marky Ramone established himself as a premier drummer in his first band Dust (1971); he then became a mainstay in the New York punk scene with Wayne County And The Backstreet Boys (1975), Richard Hell & The Voidoids (1976) and then with the legendary The Ramones. Performing more than 1700 shows and appearing in the cult classic film “Rock N’ Roll High School,” Marky played on upwards of 15 releases with the Ramones. In 2002, Marky along with his former bandmates, Johnny, Dee Dee and Tommy, were inducted in to The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Earlier this year, the Ramones were awarded the Grammy for Lifetime Achievement.
With nearly 4 decades of music under his belt, Marky Ramone shows no signs of slowing down, continuing to tour the world with his band, Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg. His radio show “Marky Ramone’s Punk Rock Blitzkrieg” is in its sixth year on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He has also appeared on numerous TV shows, including “The Simpsons”, Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” and more. Marky has also branched out to the worlds of food and fashion, establishing a worldwide clothing line with longtime friend Tommy Hilfiger in 2009 and creating his own pasta sauce in 2010, Marky Ramone’s Brooklyn’s Own Pasta Sauce.
Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg on tour:
7 Akron, OH Musica
8 Indianapolis, IN The Rock House
13 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
14 Wilimington, DE Mojo 13
15 Baltimore, MD Sonar
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