::The Ramones School of Punk Comes to Bristol!::

   Marky Ramone took time out of his relentless touring schedule to discuss his 40 year career in an up close and personal fashion with a lucky group of students at the Bristol Institute Of Modern Music. As a legendary rock 'n' roll survivor he talked the students through the importance of developing new tastes, keeping current, considering all of the opportunities that life presents and how to be smart with your money to ensure longevity. Marky also talked about the fascinating early days of punk, meeting Andy Warhol, David Bowie Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed at iconic CBGB's in the mid 70s. Having played with Richard Hell on the seminal Blank Generation single Marky then reminisced about his punk peers including Blondie, Talking Heads, the New York Dolls, and his 14 year service, 1700 gig tenure as drummer for the Ramones.  To find out more about BIMM's full time courses in music management and for bassists, guitarists, drummers, vocalists, song writers and this year's rock and metal summer schools; call: 0844 2 646 666, email: or visit:   Here's What The Industry Think Of BIMM:  "BIMM gives students the chance to become fully skilled, trained and able to deal with anything that they may come across once they get out there into the industry." Craig Jennings (Manager: You Me At Six, Twin Atlantic, Lethal Bizzle, Bullet For My Valentine, Kids In Glass Houses)  "BIMM Courses offers everything you could possibly need to know to get started in the music world. I wish someone had laid stuff out like this for me when I was starting out!" Frank Turner  "BIMM courses are an invaluable insight into the workings of the modern UK Music Business." Julie Wier (Visible Noise Records/Lost Prophets)  "The BIMM Course delivers anything and everything you need to survive in an ever changing music business. " Colin Doran (Hundred Reasons)  “BIMM is on the money! To get first hand advice and experience in so many aspects of the Musical World is something that most professional musicians would have killed for in their early years. Me included!” Arya Goggin (Skindred)  “Need a roadmap for the success in the music business? BIMM will definitely point you in the right direction and ensure you don't get lost on the way!” Jason Bowld (Axewound, Killing Joke, Bullet For My Valentine, Fightstar)  BIMM's tenth anniversary album is now available online
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