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Tommy Ramone

Punk rock pioneer Tommy Ramone, last of the original Ramones, dies at 65

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Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said Saturday.

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The death was confirmed by Dave Frey, Director at Ramones Productions, the company that controls the band's copyright. Frey declined to provide additional information.

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