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  1. The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Ariana Grande, Yes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Houston Press

    Ariana Grande Toyota Center, September 18 For a star the metaphorical size of Ariana Grande, there really isn't much in the way of anything new to report on her since she stopped in town earlier this year to play RodeoHouston.


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    Aug 31, 2015 |

    ... Nearly 150,000 people were killed and more than 2 million were left homeless. 1983 The Clash's Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer fired guitarist Mick Jones, accusing him of "drifting apart from the original concept of the band." 1985 A joint U. ...


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    Aug 23, 2015 | Austin Monthly

    Modern Rocks Gallery, End of an Ear and Gibson Guitars will host a Punk Rock Pop-up party Aug. 28 - 29 to coincide with the Austin Film Society's upcoming Penelope Spheeris Live in Person film series event at The Marchesa. Legendary filmmaker Penelope Spheeris is best known for her trilogy The Decline of Western Civilization that documented the Los Angeles punk rock scene in the 1980s, and AFS is showing all three films with a Q&A session with the director following the screenings.


  4. Clash frontman Joe Strummer to be immortalised in rehearsal space to open in BlackwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | IcNetwork

    The arts festival, which returns for a second year from September 1 to 6, has announced that Velvet Coalmine Studios will launch in the town thanks to funding from UK Music and the Joe Strummer Foundation . UK Music, the trade governing body for the music industry, and the Joe Strummer Foundation - set up in memory of the frontman of The Clash, have thrown their weight behind the project - a community-led resource to encourage local youngsters to get involved with music.


  5. The cult of Dr. Martens: 55 years of counter-cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | CNN

    The now late Joe Strummer, lead singer and guitarist of The Clash. Famous for their black ten-hole DM's, The Clash's style was as varied as their music.


  6. Rockers Ganesha Stay Up On 'Downer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Houston Press

    What with a solid three nominations in this year's Houston Press Music Awards - two for singer/guitarist Ricky Dee alone - it seems like a good time to take a good look at Ganesha's debut LP, Downer .


  7. One Direction's 'Drag Me Down' Sounds Like... [Fill In The Blank]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | MTV

    We all know that One Direction pulls references from other songs - from Journey, to The Who, to The Clash. Spinning old classics and giving their modern music a glint of the past has kind of become their thing.


  8. Gene Simmons and Other Artists Share Memories of Hollywood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Billboard

    ... singing, and then the young girl came on. It was John Mayer and Norah Jones." Gene Simmons, Kiss -- "To witness Joe Strummer up close at the House of Blues was to see an artist committed to his songs. It wasn't just a testament to Joe Strummer but ...


  9. Hear Dave Hause cover Joe Strummer's "Coma Girl" on WXPN's Copy That with Dan ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Before rocking Union Transfer on Wednesday night , Philly-born punk rocker Dave Hause joined Dan Reed on the air on WXPN for his Copy That segment. Backed by his brother Tim, Dave covered Joe Strummer's "Coma Girl" - a song from 2003's Streetcore, his final album with The Mescaleros.


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    Jul 15, 2015 | Newsday

    ... passions include music. In an interview with the BBC in 2008, he named his three heroes as former Clash singer Joe Strummer, former Lib Dem leader Jo Grimond and the novelist, academic, and theologian CS Lewis, best known as the author of the ...


  11. Black Wisconsin Lawmaker Kicked Out Of Walker EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    Whether you like Scott Walker or not, the fact that he has finally formally announced he is running for president is a historical event for Wisconsin. But as is the normal for Walker, he couldn't do carry out this carefully choreographed event without a blunder.


  12. Li'l Luke Russert Lays Out Losing Strategy For Scott WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    This segment on MSNBC is so utterly ridiculous and substance-free, it should be banned from K-12 schools as junk food. Steve M. has already l aid out the argument for what we can expect media to do to Hillary Clinton, particularly in a contest with Scott Walker.


  13. Jonathan Rhys Meyers to play The Clasha s Joe Strummer in 'London Town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers is stepping into the role of The Clash frontman Joe Strummer for the '70s-set film London Town . Production is now under way on the project, which also stars Dougray Scott , Natascha McElhone , and Daniel Huttlestone .


  14. Jonathan Rhys Meyers to portray Joe StrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | UTV

    Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers is embracing his inner rock star to portray late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer in a new movie. London Town, which is set in the British capital in the 1970s, follows a 14-year-old boy whose life is forever changed after his estranged mother introduces him to Strummer's music.


  15. Secret Glastonbury: An expert guide to getting the most out of your festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 |

    ... astrologist explaining why alien forces were responsible for conflict in the Middle East. The Clash frontman Joe Strummer came to Glastonbury every year, and stayed up all night around a campfire with his mates. In a turning to the left of the ...


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    Jun 4, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    It's fitting that I'm writing this story while stuck in my car in the middle of a flash flood at 2 a.m. in Houston, post-Rockets win.


  17. The Gutter Brothers, The Jam & More to Perform at Marlowe Studio, CanterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 |

    ... houses of Jam fans for years. Smiley is a sought-after drummer and over the last three decades has worked with Joe Strummer , Mick Jones , Robbie Williams, Squeeze, Lily Allen , Bad Company, Alexandra Burke and Billy Bragg among others. Foxton, ...


  18. Peace - Hammersmith Palais, London - SkullcandyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 |

    Indie Worcester quartet 'Peace' which is lead by Harry Koisser played a moderately long set in front of a 50 or so crowd in the former site of the Hammersmith Palais which is now Pure Gym. Whilst the gym was still open, the band played a collection of songs from both of their albums in one of the studio rooms in the basement of the gym.


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    May 23, 2015 | Austin Monthly

    Just as Nirvana were tearing up the rock'n'roll rule book with their major label debut Nevermind in the fall of 1991, Austin photographer Kirk Weddle was commissioned to shoot the band for photos to promote the impending blitz. His idea? Toss the band into a swimming pool to mimic the album's infamous naked baby cover image he'd shot a few months earlier.


  20. We need a voice breakthrough in music for a divided nationRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The world is tearing itself apart, and I can't make any more sense out of it than you can. Browsing recent headlines, the level of distress in our country is obvious.