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The Ramonas To Release Debut Album ‘First World Problems’

Ramonas LPThe follow-up to The Ramonas 2016 debut EP of original material, You Asked for It, will be officially released on September 10th 2017. First World Problems will be available on CD and download as well a limited edition run of vinyl, that will be available from November 2017. The band, who are more widely know as the world’s most popular female tribute to iconic punk pioneers The Ramones, are set to move into the originals world with their eagerly anticipated self released debut album. First World Problems blends raw, dirty punk riffs with melodic vocal and guitar lines alongside punk screams and a good helping of gang vocals.
 
You can read more about First World Problems and view the tracklist below

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The Punk Site ‘Rebellion Festival 2017’ Preview, Part Four

Rebellion 2017 April2016 saw the Rebellion Festival celebrate its 20th year alongside the 40th anniversary of punk with a spectacular sold-out event. Over four days at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, iconic bands from every aspect of punk across the world shared stages with new and emerging talent, and the 2017 Rebellion Festival looks set to be no different. Returning to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool from the 3rd to the 6th of August, the line-up is shaping up to be another punk genre defining event. The Punk Site is fortunate enough to be covering the Rebellion Festival again this year, as this is Europe’s largest punk festival and it boasts a bewildering array of bands, acts, art and temptations, we’re going to be looking ahead at what this years Rebellion Festival has to offer

The full line can be viewed here and tickets for the 2017 Rebellion Festival can be purchased here

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The Ramonas

You Asked For It

Self Released
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Rating: 4.5/5

 
 

 

 

The Ramonas are the world’s best known all female Ramones tribute band, they have been relentlessly touring the UK, Europe and America since 2008. Their intense, high energy live shows have earned them a loyal fan base, huge online presence and regular slots at festivals, including the legendary Rebellion Festival, they’ve even been joined on stage by Richie Ramone. Now The Ramonas are moving beyond the constraints of the Ramones extensive back catalogue and are putting out their own material.

You Asked For It opens with the saintly vocals the precede the full tilt punk rock that is Speak Up, this is the lead track from their debut EP, and to be honest you couldn’t ask for a finer opening assault of high energy punk rock. A traditional 1234 heralds the start of Money, a track that that The Ramonas namesakes would have been proud of, it is straight up driving punk rock that carries an irresistibly infectious chorus. You hardly have time to draw breath before Hard And Fast At 69 kicks in, this keeps the adrenalized EP going, but with a slightly darker tone than the previous two tracks, and V.O.I.D. keeps the beat alive before Zombie Crawl rounds out the You Asked For It EP. The final number opens with bass rumble and a cry of “get out of my way cocksuckers” before it kicks into a high tempo punk number that’s perfectly designed for catharsis during rush hour.

You Asked For It is The Ramonas first EP of original material, and it’s a exactly what you’d want them to deliver, this is five tracks of relentless punk rock that has carried on the legacy that da brudders first started laying down back in 1974. The You Asked For It EP effortlessly blends the intensity of their punk rock roots with infectious pop melodies and killer hooks, and as you’d expect all of this is achieved in under three minutes on every track. For a band that has established itself playing the back catalogue of a legendary artist to move in a new direction is a brave move, but this EP is evidence that The Ramonas have made the right decision. You Asked For It is a product of demand from their many fans, and I can guarantee that anyone who buy this will be glad they got it.

You Asked For It is available on CD here and can be downloaded via iTunes

The Ramonas Release ‘You Asked Fot It’ EP

Tramonas-you-asked-for-it-cover-arthe Ramonas are the world’s best known all female Ramones tribute band, they have been relentlessly touring the world since 2008 and their intense, high energy live shows have earned them a loyal fan base, huge online presence and regular slots at festivals. Now The Ramonas are moving beyond the constraints of the Ramones extensive back catalogue and are putting out their own material with their debut EP, You Asked For It, which was released earlier this week

You Asked For It is available on CD here and can be downloaded via iTunes

The Punk Site review of the lead track, Speak Up, is here and the video can be viewed below Read More…

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Ramonas

Speak Up

Self Released
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Rating: 4/5

 
 

 

 

The Ramonas are the world’s best known all female Ramones tribute band, they have been relentlessly touring the UK, Europe and America since 2008. Their intense, high energy live shows have earned them a loyal fan base, huge online presence and regular slots at festivals, including the legendary Rebellion Festival. They’ve even been joined on stage by one of da brudders, Richie Ramone. Now The Ramonas are moving beyond the constraints of the Ramones extensive back catalogue and are putting out their own material.

Fan pressure has led to The Ramonas finally recording original material, and Speak Up is the first single of original material to be released and it will appear on their forthcoming EP, appropriately enough this is entitled You Asked For It. Speak Up starts with almost saintly vocals before a typically frantic 1234 kicks the song into life, this is high energy punk rock that follows on from the Ramones legacy, but this isn’t just a rehash of the Ramones past glories, obviously they are on influence on The Ramonas but whilst it carries the spirit of the band that changed everything it is a single that has it’s own character and style.

The only element of the song that is a carbon copy of The Ramones is the 1234 that kicks the track off, from their on it’s the sound of a band who are moving beyond the boundaries of being a tribute band, even if they are one of the best tributes to one of the most important bands of all time. Speak Up is exactly what you’d hope for from The Ramonas, it effortlessly blends the intensity of their punk rock roots with infectious pop melodies and killer hooks, and as you’d expect all of this is achieved in under three minutes.

Speak Up will be available to download from today, the 17th October, from the usual suspects, including iTunes and Amazon

You can visit The Ramonas website here and their Facebook account here for tour dates and details of the single and EP.