American drummer who is best known for being part of the punk rock band The Ramones for fifteen years, and was on most of their biggest hits, including "Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?"
He started playing drums in 1971 and joined the band, Dust. He went on to play with groups, including Richard Hell & the Voidoids.
He was a guest instructor in 2011 on VH1 Classic's Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp.
He grew up with family in Brooklyn, New York.
He was in the Ramones with Joey Ramone.