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The Clash Rocker Mick Jones' Wife Accused Of Assault

Miranda Davis stands accused of slapping Jan Cremer and smashing $7,000 (£5,000)-worth of necklaces in a fight over money at the London mansion she shares with The Clash star Jones. According to...

Rita Ora's Punk Influence

Rita Ora is influenced by punk music.The 'How We Do (Party)' hitmaker has revealed she was inspired by the likes of The Clash and The Sex Pistols but insists she never stuck to ''one specific...

Jonathan Rhys Meyers To Portray Joe Strummer In New Rock Drama

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. Production is...

Bono Writes Song For Mother

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Up For Sale

A Ford Thunderbird previously owned by late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer has been put on sale by the Beverly Hills Car Club.Bids for the 1963 model began on Monday afternoon (11Aug14) and will end...

The Libertines' Highly Praised Hyde Park Gig Interrupted By Surging Fans

The Libertines' first reunion gig on English soil got off to a rocky start when overzealous fans surged towards the stage whilst the band performed at the British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, London....

Blondie To Receive Nme Godlike Genius Award

Blondie are set to receive the NME Godlike Genius Award. The 'One Way Or Another' hitmakers will be recognised for their musical genius at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas on Wednesday, February...

Mick Jones: 'Secret Joe Strummer Tunes Could Have Sparked The Clash's Comeback'

Former The Clash star Mick Jones has revealed he was writing new music with the band's late frontman Joe Strummer before he died in 2002.The guitarist tells the Bbc the former bandmates were secretly working...

The Clash's Paul Simonon's Clothing Range Available

The Clash's Paul Simonon's new clothing range is launched today (23.09.13). The bass player and Sailor Jerry Clothing's ultimate new collaboration, The Flash Collection, is available to purchase from Lewis Leathers today after Paul combined...

Bee Gess Barry Gibb Misses Brothers

Barry Gibb admitted he missed his late Bee Gee brothers before he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards today (28.06.13).The 66-year-old musician - who is the last surviving...

Mick Jones And Ray Davies Land Silver Clef Awards

The Clash star Mick Jones and The Kinks rocker Ray Davies have joined the star-studded list of honourees at Britain's upcoming Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.The two musicians will both be given prizes in...

Unseen Punk Photos Unearthed For New Book

Almost 200 unseen photographs documenting the heyday of the British punk movement and featuring icons including Sid Vicious and The Clash will be released next month (Apr13).Snapper Sheila Rock is opening up her personal archives...

Joe Strummer To Be Honoured In Spain

The Clash frontman Joe Strummer will be remembered in the Spanish city of Granada after officials agreed to name a square in the late singer's honour.The rocker spent a lot of time living and working...

Fans And Friends To Mark 10th Anniversary Of Joe Strummer's Last Gig

Folk-punk group The Men They Couldn't Hang and The Clash tribute band Take The 5Th are among the acts set to pay tribute to Joe Strummer on the 10th anniversary of the late music icon's...

Robbie Williams And Melanie Chisholm Record Single For Disaster Victims

Robbie Williams, The Clash's Mick Jones, and Melanie Chisholm are among the stars teaming up to record a charity single to benefit the victims of Britain's worst ever sporting disaster.Beverley Knight and Paloma Faith will...

One Direction Acknowledge The Clash Single Similarities

The stars of One Direction have insisted their new single is supposed to sound like a song by The Clash after they were accused of copying the famous rift from Should I Stay Or Should...

Seasick Steve Pays Tribute To Joe Strummer At Festival

Veteran blues singer Seasick Steve paid tribute to Joe Strummer during his set at a U.K. festival in honour of the late The Clash frontman on Friday (17Aug12).The weekend (17-19Aug12) Strummer of Love event, to...

Jessica Ennis And Bradley Wiggins Party With The Stone Roses In London

What would you rather do? Party with The Stone Roses? Or win an Olympic medal? Well, if you are Jessica Ennis or Bradley Wiggins, you don't have to choose. You can do both. Jess and...

Damien Hirst Creates Guitar Art For Joe Strummer Raffle

Renowned British artist Damien Hirst has unveiled two special charity pieces to mark the 10th anniversary of The Clash frontman Joe Strummer's death.Hirst has painted a Fender Telecaster electric guitar in his celebrated spot form,...

Jimmy Cliff Works With Rancid's Tim Armstrong On New Record 'Rebirth'

Ska legend Jimmy Cliff teams up with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong to produce Cliff's new album 'Rebirth' to be released in mid-July 2012.Their careers cross paths again since Cliff covered Rancid's 1995 song 'Ruby Soho'...

Hologram Tupac European Tour "Would Make Sense" Say S Creator

Tupac Shakur going on tour "would make sense" according to the eggheads who designed him, not the real rapper that is, but the hologram that is currently the biggest music star real or unreal on...

Billy Bragg And Basement Jaxx Among Acts For Strummer Festival

The Pogues, Billy Bragg, Badly Drawn Boy and Basement Jaxx are among the acts who have signed up to perform at a festival in honour of late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer.The new Strummer of...

Joe Strummer Honoured With Rock Festival

Late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer is to be honoured with a music festival to mark the 10th anniversary of his death later this year (12).The rocker passed away from a congenital heart defect in...

Burgess And Bragg Pay Tribute To Strummer

THE CHARLATANS' TIM BURGESS and rocker Billy Bragg have paid tribute to late The Clash musician Joe Strummer on the ninth anniversary of his death.The rocker passed away on 22 December, 2002 at the age...

Rage Against The Machine Play Free Show

Rage Against The Machine performed a free concert for 40,000 fans in London yesterday (06.06.10).The US rockers agreed to perform in the city's Finsbury Park as a thank you gesture for supporters after their 1992...

Islam Vs. Tv

The clash of cultures represented by conservative Islam on the one hand and modern telecommunications on the other appears to be escalating. On Tuesday, five female news readers on the satellite Arab news channel al-Jazeera...

The Clash's Near Reform

The Clash were set to reform before Joe Strummer died.The 'White Riot' hitmakers had discussed the possibility of performing a short concert when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in...

Headon To Sell Car For Strummer Charity

Former THE CLASH star TOPPER HEADON is selling off his Mini Cooper to raise funds for late bandmate JOE STRUMMER's music charity. The drummer's red and white motor will be raffled off later this month (Apr09)...

Bragg Turns Into 'Johnny Clash' For New Charity Single

British rocker BILLY BRAGG has renamed himself JOHNNY CLASH for the release of a new charity single inspired by late country icon JOHNNY CASH and legendary punk band THE CLASH. All proceeds from Old Clash...

Strummer Upset By Rock The Casbah War Cry

THE CLASH frontman JOE STRUMMER was still upset when he died that his hit ROCK THE CASBAH was the first song played on Allied Forces Radio after the invasion of Kuwait. The peace-loving rocker lived...

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