Sep 29, 2006 11:24 Punk as fuck, we are By SpudSeptember 29, 2006 by Spud CBGB in New York is to close. The famous venue, which played host to The Ramones & friends in the 70s, is having Patti Smith as its last gig. The lease ran out in 2005 and the owner owes a load of back rent to the landlord. It’s in our news archives somewhere. Some more recent news articlesPretend Happy call it a daytoyGuitar reveal new EP, 'Move Like a Ghost', in fullGreat Apes unleash new track, 'Saint Brasher'