Ramones | Albums | Tube Maps & Underground Band Maps

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About the Ramones:

The Ramones were a pioneering American punk rock band formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York in 1974. The original line-up consisted of Joey Ramone (vocals), Johnny Ramone (guitar), Dee Dee Ramone (bass), and Tommy Ramone (drums).

The band quickly gained attention for their fast, high-energy songs, catchy melodies, and simple, three-chord structures, which helped to define the sound of punk rock. They played their first shows at the famous CBGB club in New York City, alongside other emerging punk and new wave bands like Blondie, Television, and Talking Heads.

The Ramones released their self-titled debut album in 1976, which was a critical and commercial success, and is now considered one of the greatest punk rock albums of all time. They went on to release a string of influential albums throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, including "Rocket to Russia" (1977), "Road to Ruin" (1978), and "End of the Century" (1980).

The band's iconic look, with their leather jackets, ripped jeans, and shaggy haircuts, also helped to define the punk rock aesthetic. Their music was marked by a sense of irreverence and humour, with lyrics often touching on themes like teenage rebellion, pop culture, and everyday life.

Despite a relatively low level of commercial success, the Ramones had a significant impact on the punk rock movement and on popular music in general. Their influence can be heard in the work of countless bands that have followed in their wake, and they continue to be celebrated as one of the most important and enduring bands of the punk era.

The band officially disbanded in 1996, and several of its founding members have since passed away, but their music and legacy live on.

About Mike Bell:

Mike Bell is a Sussex-based designer who produces Tube / Underground maps of places, ideas, stories, and facts.

Mike Bell's posters are supplied from the UK in a range of standard sizes on sustainably sourced and FSC-certified stock. 

These underground lines posters are supplied in a range of A-sizes:-

A3 Poster (29.7 x 42.0 cm / 11.7 x 16.5")
A2 Poster (42.0 x 59.4 cm / 16.5 x 23.4")
A1 Poster (59.5 x 84.1 cm / 23.4 x 33.1")

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