The following reissues were release this
week (8-20) by Rhino records:
End Of The Century
Too Tough To Die
These albums reflect the band’s work during the 80’s, after their pioneering days as leaders of the punk revolution of the 70’s.
Bonus material includes a cover of the Rolling Stones "Street Fighting Man". A song called “Chop Suey” that features Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson of the B-52’s as well as Debbie Harry of Blondie fame. Rounding out the bonus material is "Danger Zone," a song that showcases Dee Dee Ramone on lead vocals.
What about the Tribute CD we keep hearing about?
Rob Zombie that man that is spearheading the Ramones tribute album, “We're a Happy Family”, gave fans an update on the progress of the album via his official homepage this week.
The album is currently being mastered with an eye towards November 5th as a release date.
It seems once the project was announced everyone and their brother wanted to get in on the action. Zombie is co-producing the album with Ramones Axeman Johnny Ramone and horror master and Ramones fan Stephen King will pen the liner notes..
Here is the track listing to the tribute
album according to Rob Zombie:
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Havana Affair"
Rob Zombie - "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Eddie Vedder with Zeke - "I Believe in Miracles"
Metallica - "53rd & 3rd"
U2 - "Beat on the Brat"
Kiss - "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio?"
Marilyn Manson - "The KKK Took My Baby Away"
Garbage - "I Just Want to Have Something to Do"
Green Day - "Outsider"
Pretenders - "Something to Believe In"
Rancid - "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker"
Pete Yorn - "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend"
The Offspring - "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Rooney - "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow"
Tom Waits - "Return of Jackie and Judy"
Eddie Vedder with Zeke - "Daytime Dilemma (Dangers of Love)"