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  1. The late punk poet of Bridgwater celebrated with a link up with Seattle on Clash nightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | This is The West Country

    They also witnessed an unofficial twinning of the town with the city of Seattle in America via a telephone call to the US radio station KEXP. There were also clips of the film The Future is Unwritten which featured Joe Strummer's band the Clash with a talk by its director Julian Temple who also explained how the celebrated punk rocker and musician came to live in the town.

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  2. Burlington sound engineer knows his Uptown FunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | InsideHalton.com

    ... "My parents found it through the classifieds in the Post." Through J.P., he learned about punk rock groups like The Clash, Dead Kennedys and MDC. He enjoyed the local punk scene and recalled concerts at Burlington's Music Centre, the Lions Club and ...

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  3. Seattle Honors the Clash By Declaring 'International Clash Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | RollingStone

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has honored rock legends the Clash by declaring Sunday, February 7th "International Clash Day" in the city, joining King County, Washington and Bridgewater, UK in that recognition. "Legendary UK band the Clash formed in 1976, establishing their unique sound combining punk with reggae, dub, funk and ska, behind socially conscious lyrics," Murray wrote in his official proclamation.

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  4. NewsSeattle proclaims 'International The Clash Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NME

    Seattle is set to become the third location to honour The Clash by officially recognising 'International The Clash Day', with the city mayor connecting the celebration to the rise of Seattle band Pearl Jam . Seattle Mayor Ed Murray recognised the day, which will take place on Sunday , with the following statement, also linking the decision back to a DJ at Seattle radio station KEXP: "Legendary UK band the Clash formed in 1976, establishing their unique sound combining punk with reggae, dub, funk and ska, behind socially conscious lyrics.

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  5. NewsNew species of black spider discovered near Folsom Prison named after Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NME

    ... have a new species of animal named after themselves. In 2014 a group of 'hardcore' deep sea snails was named after The Clash's Joe Strummer while Ozzy Osbourne was honoured with a breed of bat frog in the same year. Meanwhile, a new species of ...

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  6. Genre bending: finding inspiration within a combinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Trojan

    The song "Lost in the Supermarket" rolls into "Guns of Brixton" until "Koka Kola" pours from the speakers and lands on "The Card Cheat." Rock 'n' roll had proved itself a major player for a couple decades when The Clash rolled in and switched it up.

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  7. Punk London Map (In The City 1975-78) by Herb Lester AssociatesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Retro To Go

    ... debut performance; Pathway Studios in Canonbury, where The Damned recorded New Rose (the first UK punk release); The Clash's Camden Town rehearsal space and many more - everything from the squats to the shops. If you want a nostalgic tour of London ...

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  8. London's Calling: Friday is 'International Clash Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Seattle Times

    KEXP will honor "International Clash Day" on Feb. 5 with 12 hours of music and interviews dedicated to the UK punk legends. It's official : King County Executive Dow Constantine has declared Friday, Feb. 5 as " International Clash Day ," and to honor it KEXP will be programming 12 hours of music dedicated to the UK punk legends starting at 6 a.m. KEXP's DJ John Richards started the idea back in 2013 when he determined that one Clash song was not enough.

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  9. Bridgwater to twin with Seattle this week thanks to Clash's Joe StrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bridgwater Mercury

    ... and Bridgwater jointly committing our endeavours to raise awareness of the life and works of Joe Strummer and the Clash. "We will be streaming the radio station live from 2pm (6am Seattle time) and 7pm (UK time) as they programme Clash music all ...

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  10. White Denim 2.0 Frontman James Petralli talks of the old days and a new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... of performances in which his band White Denim pops up in tiny clubs throughout Austin every Thursday in February. "The Clash did it - that's kind of where the idea came from," he explains. "But I think it was pretty early on for them." White Denim's ...

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  11. Man of many talents Dr John Cooper Clarke comes to SwindonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | This is Wiltshire

    In the 1970s his biting, political yet humourous verse, delivered in a unique rapid-fire performance style, resonated with the punk movement. He toured with all the seminal bands and artists, from The Sex Pistols and The Clash to Buzzcocks and Elvis Costello.

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  12. A Fiesta Of Film Festivals And Events In London This FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Londonist

    The Big Short: white men have been sorely overlooked at this year's Oscars - head to BFI to support them. Though you're probably still hibernating and waiting for some sign that the world will one day wake up, movies are always a good answer for getting through a frosty February.

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  13. Bridgwater calling: special event this Friday as the town twins with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bridgwater Mercury

    ... the High Street and Seattle radio station KEXP. The reason is down to Joe Strummer, the late former band member of the Clash. Mr Strummer moved to the town after seeing the carnival and deciding it was his kind of place. Shortly after playing a gig ...

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  14. Bridgwater calling: special event this Friday as the town twins with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bridgwater Mercury

    ... the High Street and Seattle radio station KEX. The reason is down to Joe Strummer, the late former band member of the Clash. Mr Strummer moved to the town after seeing the carnival and deciding it was his kind of place. Shortly after playing a gig ...

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  15. Sex Pistols play Caerphilly 1976 - one of their few UK appearances after the Grundy affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | IcNetwork

    ... the Pistols were coming to Wales because of their connection with Malcolm McLaren's shop, Sex." "My memories of The Clash is just they were like barking dogs. They were the first proper punk band I had seen. "If you could see Johnny Rotten at the ...

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  16. Bridgwater calling: special event this Friday as the town twins with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    ... the High Street and Seattle radio station KEX. The reason is down to Joe Strummer, the late former band member of the Clash. Mr Strummer moved to the town after seeing the carnival and deciding it was his kind of place. Shortly after playing a gig ...

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  17. SWIVS makes its mark at Hashtag reopening, tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | SILive.com

    ... Realistics . The group created a buzz that earned them opening spots for Mooney Suzuki, the Strokes, Joe Strummer (the Clash) and Blondie. Despite its promising start, however, the Realistics went the unfortunate way of countless other aspiring pop ...

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  18. Gang of Four, Megadeth join 2016 musical lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Jerusalem Post

    Hot on the heels of the announcement that Brian Wilson will be coming to Israel to perform Pet Sounds in its entirety, two additional rock stalwarts have been added to the spring concert list. Influential British post-punk political agitators Gang of Four will be promoting their new album What Happens Next and performing vintage tunes at the Barby Club on April 1. Only original guitarist Andy Gill is present in the current-day band, whose late 1970s-early 1980s mixture of punk and funk with strident call-to-action lyrics made them the most political band of the punk era even more than The Clash.

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  19. DreadzoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Nottingham Evening Post

    ... celebrating 20 years of recordings and live music performance in 2013. 'Escapades' is the bands 7 Mick Jones from The Clash and Lena Cullen on vocals. The album is born from a heavy touring schedule when founder members Greg Dread and Leo WIlliams ...

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  20. Kitty, Daisy & Lewis talk Exeter Cavern gig and touring with ColdplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    SIBLING bands - with an emphasis on close harmonies that benefit from some sort of innate inter-familial musical understanding - seem to be very much in vogue at the moment. Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are all members of the very talented North London-based Durham family, but if you're thinking Staves-style country-blues vibes, think again.

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