Marky Ramone and the Speedkings was founded in 2001. The band recorded a studio album which first came out in European countries, Argentina and Japan as "No If's, And's or But's". Each of these releases featured different tracks as a bonus. It got then released in the USA as "Legend Bleeds" and featured live tracks. The band did several Euro Tours as well as a Japan Tour and a US Tour which ended in 2003.