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  1. Rio de Janeiro Band Clashing Clouds Releases First AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    ... the band cites diverse influences including The Beatles, The Doors, The Kinks, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Ramones, Joy Division, New Order, Depeche Mode, The Pixies, Faith No More and Nirvana, among others. Figueria's love and ...

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  2. Paul Weller grows upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... The late 70s-early 80s were heady years, with a run of killer singles rocketing up the charts. While The Clash made greater inroads in America, The Jam's urgent riffs and resolutely English lyrical vignettes helped make them the biggest British band ...

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  3. 10 Things We Learned From Johnny Rotten's 'Uncensored' New MemoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RollingStone

    ... he believed it wouldn't be his place to impose himself on another band. Anarchy in the U.K. Lydon was no fan of the Clash. To him, their songs "didn't have any content, and they really didn't seem to stand for very much at all other than this ...

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  4. Photos50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The SleevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NME

    ... alias he uses when making art - were also inspired by a photograph of the war in Kosovo, which ended in 1999. The Clash - London Calling : Photographer Pennie Smith didn't want this blurry live shot to be used for the cover, but Joe Strummer and the ...

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  5. New film offers fresh take on beloved Boston bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Boston.com

    ... "Early to Bed") that made believers out of everyone from Henry Rollins to Joe Strummer, the late ringleader of the Clash, who relays in the film an amusing story of how he first met the band. "It was like peeling back the most beautiful onion you've ...

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  6. Heather Haley returns to punk past with The Town Slut's DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Marries, she and her bandmates occupy the same historical space as D.O.A. and the Dishrags. It is the late 1970s. The Clash is coming to town. Everyone is spitting on one another. Fiona and her friends look for independence in all the wrong places. ... 1 comment

  7. My Kitchen Rules 2015 episode 43 recap: Will and Steve get their just dessertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Age

    ... what's happening or whom it's happening to, tonight's soundtrack gives us all the guidance we need. First up it's The Clash's London Calling (because they're Pommies you see) then Blondie's One Way Or Another (because one way or another they're ...

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  8. What kind of heart defect killed Joe Strummer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Ask MetaFilter

    Clash-frontman Joe Strummer died on December 22, 2002 of a cardiac arrest. The Coroner issued a report saying he died of an undiagnosed congenital heart condition.

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  9. The glory days of music in Cornwall never returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Cornish Guardian

    ... Among those who stick in my mind were Siouxsie and the Banshees, Big Audio Dynamite (whose Mick Jones, formerly of The Clash, commended me on my homemade T-shirt), The Stranglers, The Cult, The Cure I think I saw the Cocteau Twins, I'm told I was at ...

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  10. Remembering Heiko Schrepel, Quintessential PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | East Bay Express

    The Heiko Schrepel Memorial Concert will be at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 1 at the Night Light , $TBA. TheNightLightOakland.com Heiko Schrepel succumbed to complications arising from cirrhosis of the liver on Monday, April 6, at the age of 39. In dozens of tributes online, those who remembered the local bassist, songwriter, and nightlife fixture invoked iconic punks for character reference: The Dead Boys, the New York Dolls, and the Dickies cropped up, and a disproportionate amount of old friends likened him to the Clash.

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  11. The Music Itself Is a Form of ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The New Yorker

    ... short songs-and if some bands' anti-establishment posing could be perceived as a marketing plan, others, such as The Clash, were earnest in their intent. Then popular music entered a period (in which, it could be argued, it still remains) when it ...

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  12. Of Interest: New Poetry, The Little Free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... First in the Lo-fi Poetry Series where poets "cover your record collection", CLASH BY NIGHT takes inspiration from The Clash's seminal album 1979 album, London Calling. Forty poets contributed to the volume covering each of 19 tracks plus "Liner ...

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  13. the Week in Rock and RollRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Q104.5

    1982 Joe Strummer disappeared for three weeks, which resulted in The Clash cancelling a tour. Strummer was found "slumming it" in Paris.

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  14. John Lydon delivers totally 'Rotten' autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | New York Daily News

    ... culture's most polarizing figure in the late '70s, a role he relishes to this day. Regarding fellow punk pioneers the Clash, Lydon sniffs: "They were of no interest to me. The songs didn't have any content, didn't stand for very much at all, other ...

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  15. The Brit BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Austin Monthly

    ... photos of Jimi Hendrix and screen-prints from the sketchbook of illustrator Ray Lowry, the designer of The Clash's London Calling artwork. Walker has also lined up shows with outtakes from Nirvana's Nevermind album cover shoot by Kirk Weddle (coming ...

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  16. Record Store Day 2015: Everything You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The New York Observer

    ... a '70s London scenester turned visual artist, created the RSD 2015 poster. Back in the day, he ran around with The Clash but didn't mention the late Joe Strummer's pre-Clash band the 101ers' RSD release, Elgin Avenue Breakdown . Other collectable ...

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  17. Sleater-Kinney Atomizes Austin City LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Austin Chronicle

    Joe Strummer famously asserted that if the Clash had taken an extended break the way contemporary bands do, then they might have survived. 2 comments

  18. STIFF Little Fingers will be playing in Warrington on June 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Warrington Guardian

    The Irish band formed in Belfast in 1977 at the height of the punk movement alongside the likes of the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69 and The Stranglers. They initially wrote about their own lives, growing up at the height of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, but now sing about everything from the economic collapse to depression.

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  19. Catch some XRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... projects? Do you describe X as "punk," why or why not? JD: Punk Rock used to include diverse bands as Blondie, The Clash, Talking Heads, Wire, The Germs, Television, Siouxsie & the Banshees, X, The Ramones, Black Randy and the Metro Squad, The ...

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  20. Spotlight on The Vibrators' Pure ManiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2009 | Examiner.com

    It's not surprising that 1977, often called "the year punk broke," saw the release of many classic debut albums by some of the most revered artists in punk and new wave. The Sex Pistols , The Clash , Television , Elvis Costello , Talking Heads , Wire , Richard Hell , The Damned , Cheap Trick , Ian Dury , The Jam , Suicide , and solo Iggy Pop all made their voices heard that year, and deserving to be mentioned alongside that hallowed crowd are The Vibrators .

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