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  1. A Snail So Hardcore It's Named After A Punk RockerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WNED

    ... mollusks punk-rock snails, she and her colleagues decided to name them Alviniconcha strummeri , after the late Joe Strummer, frontman for the Clash. "Not only was a he a punk-rock icon - he's kind of one of the originators of the punk movement - but ...

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  2. 'Punk rock' snail named after Clash's Joe Strummer by Monterey Bay Aquarium researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lamar Daily News

    Scientists have named a new deep sea snail species A. strummeri, in honor of Joe Strummer, lead singer and guitarist of The Clash. New research has reclassified one and identified five new deep sea snail species of the genus Alviconcha: 1) A. hessleri, 2) A. kojimai, 3) A. boucheti, 4) A. marisindica, 5) A. strummeri, 6) A. adamantis.

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  3. Punk rock snailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Berryessa Sun

    Scientists have named a new deep sea snail species A. strummeri, in honor of Joe Strummer, lead singer and guitarist of The Clash. New research has reclassified one and identified five new deep sea snail species of the genus Alviconcha: 1) A. hessleri, 2) A. kojimai, 3) A. boucheti, 4) A. marisindica, 5) A. strummeri, 6) A. adamantis.

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  4. Snail named after The Clash singer Joe StrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Boing Boing

    "Because they look like punk rockers in the 70s and 80s and they have purple blood and live in such an extreme environment, we decided to name one new species after a punk rock icon," said Shannon Johnson, a researcher at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. The name A. strummeri honors Joe Strummer, the lead singer and a guitarist of the British punk rock band The Clash.

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  5. The Clash's 'London Calling' at 35: Classic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Billboard

    ... environmental collapse and whatever else loomed on the horizon. "A nuclear error, but I have no fear," frontman Joe Strummer sang. "'Cause London is drowning, and I live by the river!" The Clash originally wanted to call the album The Last Testament ...

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  6. Deemed punk rock, snail named after The Clash singer Joe StrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Shannon Johnson, a researcher at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. The name A. strummeri honors Joe Strummer, the lead singer and a guitarist of the British punk rock band The Clash. The golf ball-sized snails rock out near hydrothermal ...

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  7. Rock Hall Anniversary: The Clash's London CallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Examiner.com

    ... various musical styles including reggae, rockabilly, pop, hard rock, R&B, and punk. Jones and frontman Joe Strummer wrote the majority of the tracks, while one track "The Guns of Brixton", was written by bassist Paul Simonon, and the album ...

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  8. Gig Boss Presents and Warrior Brotherhood of OC do Vets ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Gig Boss Presents teamed up with The Warrior Brotherhood of Orange County California to do an event at Anaheim House of Blues that included music, fans and fun. The event was to honor and help veterans who are at risk in Orange County.

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  9. Fucked Up's Damian Abraham Launches PodcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Stereogum

    Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham has already proven his acumen as a TV host via his erstwhile MuchMusic series The Wedge . Now he's turning his attention to podcasting.

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  10. David Bowie: The Man Who Showed the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    ... were most of them. Having been written off by punk rock ("'Come on and show me,' say the bells of old Bowie," Joe Strummer sneered in 1978's "Clash City Rockers"), he had returned from his Berlin exile stronger and weirder than ever, and seemed ...

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  11. Jailhouse Rock: Late Pogues star's guitars given to inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... death". Bragg founded the Jail Guitar Doors initiative in 2007 to commemorate the death of The Clash singer Joe Strummer. It is committed to providing musical instruments and equipment to help rehabilitate prison inmates. At yesterday's ceremony, ...

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  12. U2 Return (good) & Their New (FREE) AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | HTZ FM

    ... date with Ali who'd he later marry; neighbourhood car bombings; the loss of a mother, an homage to Clash singer Joe Strummer and a song about Bono finding his "voice" in Joey Ramone after sneaking into a life-changing Ramones concert; U2's first ...

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  13. Jackson Browne to Perform This Friday at Benefit for Jail Guitar Doors CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... original Jail Guitar Doors charity was launched in 2007 in the U.K. by Bragg in honor of late Clash frontman Joe Strummer . The organization gets its name from a Clash song Strummer wrote about Kramer's own prison experiences. Tickets can be ...

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  14. The Clash album that never was: Curating members' post-breakup work for dream 'next record'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... the group just prior to the release of 1982's Combat Rock . The relationship between co-leads Mick Jones and Joe Strummer were hopelessly strained by the end, and by the time the group released the disastrous Cut the Crap in 1985, Jones was already ...

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  15. New home calling: The Clash lead singer Joe Strummer's classic Ford ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Better than a Brand New Cadillac: The Clash lead singer Joe Strummer's classic Ford Thunderbird goes up for auction on eBay One lucky fan of the Clash will get to celebrate the birthday of their late lead singer Joe Strummer in roaring fashion - by becoming the new owner of his old classic car.

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  16. Joe Strummer's Thunderbird up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | UPI

    ... after having spent several years in a climate-controlled garage. "This is such a special car to me. I knew Joe Strummer as a boy growing up in London," said Alex Manos, owner of the Beverly Hills Car Club, in a statement. "He was one of a kind, just ...

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  17. Beverly Hills Car Club Offers For Sale Joe Strummer's 1963 Ford ThunderbirdRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    2014-08-12 21:48:30 - Joe Strummer's vehicle will be on sale today with the final day of the sale falling on Strummer's birthday, Thursday, August 21, 2014. Once again, the Beverly Hills Car Club is selling a piece of rock n' roll history. Joe ...

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  18. Joe Strummer's 1963 Thunderbird Up for AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | RollingStone

    It's not a brand new Cadillac, but Joe Strummer 's 1963 Chalfont Blue Ford Thunderbird is now up for auction on eBay .

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  19. Joe Strummer's classic 1963 Thunderbird goes up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | NME

    A classic car owned by Joe Strummer has been put on eBay for auction. The sale of the late Clash singer's authentic 1963 Thunderbird will run until August 21, which is also Strummer's birthday, and is being conducted by the Beverly Hills Car Club.

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  20. Clash Fans! Own Joe Strummer's 1963 T-BirdRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Guitar Player

    ... falling on Strummer's birthday, Thursday, August 21, 2014 (Strummer would be 62 on this day). In 1987 and 1988, Joe Strummer was living in Los Angeles, in a beautiful wood-framed house with a swimming-pool on Ridgemount Drive off Laurel Canyon where ...

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