Younger music fans may be confused when presented with Sound System, the new Clash box set. That’s because it comes in the shape of an old-school boombox, which, these days, is about quaint as a telegraph machine or a crankable record player. You can admire the exterior all you want (or not): what’s actually in the box is the complete discography and then some, of one of the greatest and most influential rock groups of all time.
The Clash might not be technically reuniting, but they are releasing three new album sets and have been making the interview rounds. The surviving members decided to get with the times and host a Twitter […]
It’s been awhile since The Clash “rocked the Casbah” but reports are saying that the three surviving members of the Clash are looking to reunite after frontman Joe Strummer died at the age of 50 […]
Looking to fill your digital music device with lots of great music on the cheap? A current MP3 blow-out sale at Amazon.com finds digital downloads of new and classic releases from a slew of rock […]
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
Dylan has often referenced Joe Strummer and The Clash as a huge influence, and he wears it proudly on his sleeve on the new Wallflowers single, “Reboot The Mission.” With a piano driven rocksteady beat, the song wouldn’t sound out of place on Combat Rock. But The Clash references go far beyond just the sound of the song.
It’s one of the great stage names in rock — [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Joe Strummer[/lastfm]. The man to which it was attached led a fascinating life.
Protesters continue to terrorize the London neighborhood of Tottenham. Enraged by the death of Mark Duggan, a resident killed by Police officers last Thursday, rioters took to the streets, setting fire to cars, buildings, stores […]
Hello there my father just came home and asked me if i could find out what song played today (02/18/2011 at 9:20 am) i tried to check on the website but it only went as […]