the clash

Featured the clash stories

Joe Strummer Tribute to Include Josh Homme, Bruce Springsteen and More

Never-before-seen footage of The Clash's Joe Strummer, along with performances and testimonials from Lucinda Williams, Steve Buscemi, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, Josh Homme and more…
Katherine Turman / August 18, 2020

Read Chuck Berry’s Reviews of The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, and More

In a 1980 interview with the now-defunct zine Jet Lag, Chuck Berry, who died Saturday at age 90, divulged that he was behind on new…
Dale Eisinger / March 19, 2017

More the clash stories

Listen to Rostam Cover Lucinda Williams and The Clash

Last week, Rostam released his new album, Changephobia, and just like that, he's gone ahead and dropped a deluxe version of the record. And it's a doozy.
Daniel Kohn / June 18, 2021

Joe Strummer’s Home Recording of ‘Junco Partner (Acoustic)’ Unearthed

A song deep in Joe Strummer's vaults has been unearthed. "Junco Partner" was a constant throughout Stummer's career, and now "Junco Partner (Acoustic)" arrives ahead…
Katherine Turman / March 5, 2021

Joe Strummer’s Solo Work Gets Greatest Hits Collection

Carefully curated singles, fan favorites and rarities will comprise the 16-track Assembly, a best-of collection from The Clash legend Joe Strummer. Assembly arrives via George Harrison’s Dark…
Katherine Turman / February 3, 2021

Tom Morello, Josh Homme and More Cover Joe Strummer in Honor of His 68th Birthday

August 21 would have been Joe Strummer's 68th birthday, and to celebrate, singer-songwriter Jesse Malin, Strummer’s estate manager David Zonsine, and radio DJ Jeff Raspe…
Katrina Nattress / August 22, 2020

Billie Joe Armstrong Covers The Equals’ ‘Police on My Back’

After a brief hiatus, Billie Joe Armstrong seems to be back with consistent installments of his No Fun Monday cover series... only, on Fridays. After sharing a…
Katrina Nattress / July 18, 2020

Duff McKagan, Jakob Dylan, and More Pay Tribute to The Clash at London Calling 40th Anniversary Show

It was a jam-packed night at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood on January 11 when fans of The Clash prepared for the time of…
Pamela Chelin / January 13, 2020

Debbie Harry and Jesse Malin Cover The Pogues’ “Fairytale Of New York” at London Calling 40th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday (December 14) was the 40th anniversary of the Clash's beloved album London Calling, and New York's Bowery Ballroom celebrated the occasion with an epic…
Rob Arcand / December 15, 2019

Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor Reflects on the Making of Pretty Hate Machine

Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor reflected on the making of his debut album Pretty Hate Machine, which turned 30 in October, in a new interview. And…
Maggie Serota / November 5, 2019

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

The Flaming Lips’ “Giant Baby” Video Features Fred Armisen as a Late-Night Host

The Flaming Lips' latest album, King's Mouth: Music and Songs, dropped earlier this year as a Record Store Day exclusive featuring some of their strongest material…
Rob Arcand / August 30, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

The 30 Best Disco Songs That Every Millennial Should Know

Here are the 30 best disco songs that shaped the sound in the YouTube era. Don't stop 'til you get enough.
SPIN Staff / June 18, 2019

Beto O’Rourke Launches New Offensive in War to Be the Democrats’ Biggest Fan of the Clash

Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke is still locked in a nascent but bitter war with fellow longshot 2020 candidate Bill de Blasio over which Democratic presidential…
Maggie Serota / June 12, 2019

Who Loves the Clash More: Beto or de Blasio?

Imagine showing up to a party and realizing your worst frenemy is wearing the exact same patched-up, safety-pinned army surplus jacket you picked out for the…
Andy Cush / June 10, 2019
Page 1 of 4