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The Ramones’ Marky Ramone Is Bringing His ‘Blitzkrieg Tour’ To Australia

Written by Tom Williams on August 10, 2017

ATTENTION Ramones fans: One of the last remaining members of the iconic punk outfit, Marky Ramone, has announced that he’s bringing his ‘Blitzkrieg Tour’ to Australia in 2017.

The muso, who played drums for most of The Ramones’ career, is bringing a stack of the band’s classic tracks down under this November, for shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Frankston, Adelaide and Perth.

“The setlist is 38 Ramones songs,” Marky says.

“Every song that we play, people are gonna know. It extends from the first album, [1976’s The Ramones] all the way to Pleasant Dreams and the Brain Drain album.”

So, expect to hears punk classics like ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’, ‘Blitzkrieg Bop’, ‘Judy Is A Punk’, ‘Rock & Roll High School’ and more — just make sure you don’t hold up your phone the whole time (Marky hates that).

“I always enjoy playing these songs,” Marky says.

“The audiences get younger and younger and it’s just a privilege to play to an audience that wasn’t around when we were together. Playing in front of 18-22-year-olds is great because they love the energy and the lyrical content… it’s fresh and new again. It’s a lot of fun.”

Catch all of Marky Ramone’s upcoming Australian tour dates and ticket details, below.

Marky Ramone 2017 Australian Tour

Wednesday, 22nd November
The Triffid, Brisbane
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

Thursday, 23rd November
Manning Bar, Sydney
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

Friday, 24th November
The Croxton, Melbourne
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

Saturday, 25th November
The Pier Hotel, Frankston
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

Sunday, 26th November
The Gov, Adelaide
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

Tuesday, 28th November
Badlands, Perth
Tickets: DRW Entertainment

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