Joe Strummer

Today Marks Nine Years of International Clash Day

Posted February 5, 2021 at 5:10 am

Today commemorates nine consecutive years celebrating the music and message of the “only band that matters.” That’s right – it’s International Clash Day, and it looks like it’s here to stay. This year, the event’s founding radio station, Seattle’s KEXP, will air the Clash all day, while also deep diving into the band’s influences, and […]

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International Clash Day Goes Big for its Sixth Year

Last modified February 7, 2018 at 11:11 am

During the February 7, 2013 radio broadast, KEXP “Morning Show” host John Richards arbitrarily declared that day as “International Clash Day.” The designation was rather organic – created “for no other reason than the fact that he could” – yet it nevertheless gradually gained traction in the interim. Each year since, the voices championing the cause […]

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The Clash Unveils Box-Set, Honored on Delancey

Posted September 23, 2013 at 6:04 am

Where once Moscot posters lived, Clash billboards now reign. Well, at least temporarily. Last Thursday night, Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of “the only band that matters” descended upon 118 Orchard Street to celebrate the release of the new 12-disc Clash box-set, Sound System. The WALLPLAY multimedia event space, which now occupies the old Moscot […]

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All Hail the Return of the East Village Joe Strummer Mural

Last modified September 16, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Dr. Revolt returned to Niagra yesterday to redo the world famous Joe Strummer mural that has graced this facade for a decade.

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Joe Strummer, RIP

Posted December 22, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Eight years ago today, Clash co-founder Joe Strummer died of an apparent undiagnosed congenital heart defect. May he rest in peace.

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