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 articlesCheap Girls Call It A DayUniform share video for 'The Killing Of America'Patrons announce new album, 'As Above, So Below'