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Album of Unreleased Demos by The Ramones' Joey Ramone Expected in May

Several incomplete demos by the late Joey Ramone -- written for the Ramones and for his solo projects -- have been completed by other artists and will be released on May 17. The album, Ya Know?, will be the first Joey Ramone release since 2002's Don't Worry About Me, another posthumous album. Overdubs have been provided by Joan Jett, Steven Van Zandt from the E Street Band, Richie Ramone and members of Cheap Trick. "We got friends who were really friends of Joey," producer Ed Stasium told Rolling Stone. The overdubs were recorded in New York City in 2010. Tracks include "Rock & Roll Is the Answer," "New York City" and "Waiting for That Railroad." Ramone died of lymphoma in 2001.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.