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The Clash

Formed: 1976 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1986
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Joe Strummer, Keith Levene, Terry Chimes, Topper Headon, Mick Jones, Nick Sheppard, Paul Simonon, Vince White
Biography: The Sex Pistols may have been the first British punk rock band, but the Clash were the definitive British punk rockers. Where the Pistols were nihilistic, the Clash were fiery and idealistic, charged with righteousness and a leftist political ideology. From the outset, the band was more musically adventurous, ...Read full biography
London Calling
Released: 1979
Label: EPIC
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Give 'Em Enough Rope, for all of its many attributes, was essentially a holding pattern for the Clash, but the double-album London Calling is a remarkable leap forward, incorporating the punk aesthetic ...Read full review
The Clash (UK Version)
Released: 1977
Label: EPIC
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Never Mind the Bollocks may have appeared revolutionary, but the Clash's eponymous debut album was pure, unadulterated rage and fury, fueled by passion for both rock & roll and revolution. Though the cliché ...Read full review
Re:Masters: Mick Jones of the Clash
Sep 25, 10:17 AM EST
The former Clash guitarist looks back on the historic Shea Stadium show captured in the iconic band’s first complete concert recording