The Clash

Top 10 Clash Songs
These aren’t the only songs that matter for “the only band that matters,” but the Top 10 Clash Songs are a decent place to start. It’s not easy representing every facet of this British band, which began as a punk outfit then – at ligh…
The Clash, ‘Sound System’ – Album Review
The Clash's official studio output makes up more than half of the 12-disc box set 'Sound System,' which could be the most definitive document on the legendary punk band. Their five great albums are here; 'Cut the Crap,' the 1985 LP they made without guitarist Mick Jones, is …
30 Years Ago: The Clash Fire Mick Jones
In 1983, “the only band that matters” was poised to become the biggest band in the world. Over the course of a few years, the Clash had gone from punk upstarts to a passionately eclectic band capable of rocking stadiums.
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On Sept. 10, Sony Legacy will release 'Sound System,' a 12-disc retrospective of the Clash. Ultimate Classic Rock is teaming up with Legacy and our sister sites Diffuser and Loudwire to give you the chance to win a copy of the set.
The Clash, Train in Vain’ – Best Hidden Tracks
It would be just like the Clash to intentionally hide what just might be their most poppy and infectious track ever from public view, but that's not why 'Train in Vain' wasn't originally mentioned on the tracklisting for their 1979 masterpiece 'London Calling...
Joe Strummer – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays
Joe Strummer was one-man testimony to the power rock and roll has to actually change the world. Having passed in Dec. 2002, he was known best as the frontman, co-founder, singer and rhythm guitarist of the English rock band the Clash.
This coming Aug...
The Clash’s Humble Origins Remembered By Mick Jones
The Clash eventually were commercially successful, critically acclaimed and the so-called "Only Band That Matters," but former singer-guitarist Mick Jones says it was the fact that they started from such humble beginnings that gave their hard-earned success more meaning than it was…

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