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Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan to cover the Ramones

Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan to cover the Ramones

THE RAMONES:Members of the group "The Ramones", Richie Ramone, top left, Joey Ramone, top right, Dee Dee Ramone, bottom left, and Johnny Ramone, bottom right, are shown in this June 1986 file photo. Johnny Ramone, guitarist and co-founder of the seminal punk band died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55. Photo: Associated Press/George DuBose

Rob Zombie, Duff McKagan and former Sex Pistols star Steve Jones have formed a Ramones covers group for the 10th annual Johnny Ramone tribute.

Ramone’s wife Linda will host the bash at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where comedian Fred Armisen will also perform as his alter-ego Ian Rubbish and Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will display his collection of horror movie memorabilia.

Zombie will also screen his movie The Devil’s Rejects.

Celebrities have gathered at Ramone’s statue in the cemetery annually since his death in 2004.

Past guests at the tribute have included Johnny Depp, Lisa Marie Presley, Chris Cornell, Nicolas Cage and Henry Rollins.

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