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Andrew WK to Join Ramones Drummer Marky Ramone’s Band for Upcoming Tour

Image courtesy of AndrewWK.com (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of AndrewWK.com (via ABC News Radio)

Andrew WK has revealed that he's been tapped to be the frontman for Ramones drummer Marky Ramone ’s upcoming tour. The notoriously hard-partying singer says that he’s excited to join forces with the legendary punk icon.

“I’ve never had a more rewarding, humbling, or challenging invitation than this, and I’m serving the gods via this incredible sound Marky and his band created,” said the singer in a statement. “There’s never been better rock ‘n’ roll music made than this, and I will give everything I have to do it justice.”

Fans who attend the upcoming performances can expect to hear WK belt out over 30 of Ramone’s “classic fan-favorite songs” from throughout his career.

Tickets for most of the newly-announced gigs will go on sale on Friday. Here are the tour dates:

5/3 -- New York, NY, Santos Party House
10/2 -- Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club
10/3 -- New York, NY, Irving Plaza
10/4 -- Boston, MA, Paradise
10/6 -- Philadelphia, PA, Theatre of Living Arts
10/8 -- Chicago, IL, Metro
10/10 -- Seattle, WA, Neumo’s
10/12 -- San Francisco, CA, Independent
10/15 -- Los Angeles, CA, Henry Fonda

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