Brain Drain [LP] by the Ramones (Vinyl 180g, Oct-2010 Vinilisssimo Records) new


Brain Drain is the eleventh studio album by the American punk rock band the Ramones . It was released on May 23, 1989 through Sire Records. It is the last release to feature bass player Dee Dee Ramone, the first release to feature Marky Ramone since his departure after Subterranean Jungle, and the last studio album on Sire Records.

About the making of the album, Dee Dee wrote in his autobiography, Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones:

It was tough recording the Brain Drain album because everyone took their shit out on me. I dreaded being around them. It drove me away — I didn’t even end up playing on the album. Everybody in the band had problems; girlfriend problems, money problems, mental problems.

The Ramones were an American rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens , in 1974. They are often cited as the first punk rock group. Despite achieving only limited commercial success, the band was a major influence on the punk rock movement both in the United States and the United Kingdom .

All of the band members adopted pseudonyms ending with the surname ‘Ramone’, though none of them were related. They performed 2,263 concerts, touring virtually nonstop for 22 years. In 1996, after a tour with the Lollapalooza music festival, the band played a farewell
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