Tag Archives: Clash
More like a gang that’s somehow got ahold of some instruments than just some mere band, The Dirty Pearls are an NYC outfit with an old school rock and roll sound and attitude. The band burst out of the Lower East Side about three years ago, playing catchy rock songs about sex, drugs, and what else. . . rock and roll.
The band’s neo-classic rock vibe takes its cues from… Read More
The Clash’s promote new greatest hits comp with massive London graffiti mural
The Clash have returned to the scene with a new box set, “Sound System” and a new greatest hits comp, “The Clash Hits Back.”
To help promote the new releases, in typical Clash fashion, the band erected a massive graffiti mural on the side of a building in Camden Town, London.
“Sound System” is a 12-disc set that comes… Read More
With a big, sweeping rock sound that can easily be described as “cinematic,” it’s little wonder that L.A. rockers RADIUS have licensed dozens of songs to motion pictures, commercials and TV shows. The four piece alt rock outfit cites influences that include U2, Tom Petty, Pink Floyd, Springsteen, and The Clash. RADIUS have already made major inroads in the industry,… Read More
It’s hard not to like a band whose bio claims they were “raised by alcoholic wolves” and who cite The Saints, The MC5, Iggy Pop and cheap beer as influences. Wyldlife is an old school punk/power pop combo started by four likely lads who were then attending Purchase College. Since moving on from school Wyldlife has relocated to the Read More
Damien Hirst has created two new art pieces to help commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the death of Joe Strummer. The British artist has painted and modified a Fender Telecaster and an Eastwood acoustic in honor of the legendary former Clash frontman.
The Rise and Fall of the Clash: New Film Explores the Untimely Demise of Punk’s Most Meaningful Band
While it may have been the Sexpistols who garnered the headlines, it was the Clash that had the sophistication and sense of musical adventurism to take punk rock to the next level. During their initial five year run the London outfit expanded the raw, gritty, adrenalin fueled sounds of punk to include elements of funk, soul, reggae, and even rap.