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Artist Damien Hirst Customizes Guitars to Commemorate Joe Strummer

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 guitars will be given away through an online public raffle, the proceeds of which will go to Strummerville: the Joe Strummer New… Read More

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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.

 

After rising through the ranks of the ‘70s London punk scene, the Clash decamped to New York City in… Read More

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