Before they rocked The Casbah, the Clash staked out ground as ‘the only band that matters’
All proceeds from the sale of “Coloured Ribbons and Tarnished Brass” by the Dundee, Scotland-based band The Cundeez are being donated to the UK soldiers’ charity Troops Relief.
When staunchly classic auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s host sales related to a popular culture era, you know the market is on to something
The Legacy Edition two-CD rerelease of the album still sounds great, as if it had been recorded last week and not 25 years ago.
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros were joined on stage by Strummer’s old Clash bandmate Mick Jones is alone worth the price of the DVD. They tear through Clash standards “White Riot” and “London’s Burning.” Jones’s comments about that concert are also very interesting.
Interview segments with Mick Jones and fellow Clash bandmate Topper Headon, Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols, and friends, fans, and journalists in this DVD paint a vivid picture of why Joe Strummer was such an important figure in music during the last quarter of the 20th century.
Pete Townshend of The Who, infamous for his “Hope I die before I get old” line in The Who’s “My Generation,” celebrated his 65th birthday today (Wednesday, May 19th).
Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn of Gorillaz recently met with DJ Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 for an in-depth interview.
John Lydon is taking PiL on the road for the first time in eighteen years. He’s an awfully intense person but he may not be the bully you think he is.
It was while attending film school in London in the mid-’70s that Julien Temple first saw the Clash.
Already shooting footage of the Sex Pistols, he asked if he could film the Clash as well, to which they agreed.