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38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am

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Watch Spoon Cover The Clash’s “Clampdown” At Beto O’Rourke Rally

We're about a month away from the most consequential midterm elections of my lifetime. In Texas, Representative Beto O'Rourke -- a former punk rocker who…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2018 - 9:31 am

Hear The Previously Unreleased Demo For The Clash’s “This Is England”

The Clash had a ridiculously great run; few bands have ever strung together four consecutive albums as fiery and purposeful and great as those first…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2018 - 8:45 am

Beto O’Rourke Could Be The First Candidate For US Senate To Reference The Clash In A Debate

Beto O’Rourke might just be the coolest candidate in US Senate history. It’s a well-known fact that he grew up playing in punk bands with…
Rob Arcand / Spin | September 22, 2018 - 3:16 pm

Hear “London Is Burning” From New Joe Strummer Demos & Rarities Comp

If Joe Strummer had never done anything outside of the Clash, that would've been enough. That band, they're one of the absolute Greats, one of…
Ryan Leas | June 29, 2018 - 3:06 pm

Hear St. Vincent Play Acoustic MASSEDUCTION Songs And Cover The Clash On Radio 1

Annie Clark, better known as immortal rock goddess St. Vincent, guested on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show today. Armed with just an acoustic guitar…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2017 - 7:18 pm

Watch Metallica Cover The Clash And Buffalo Springfield In Acoustic Bridge School Benefit Set

Metallica played at Neil Young's all-acoustic Bridge School Benefit concert in Mountain View, California last night. Young himself performed with Roger Waters and My Morning
Peter Helman | October 23, 2016 - 1:02 pm

Watch Jonathan Rhys Meyers As Joe Strummer Sing “Clash City Rockers” In Latest London Town Clip

Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays Joe Strummer in a new film about a 14-year-old boy who falls in love with the Clash when he discovers punk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 27, 2016 - 10:03 am

Watch Jonathan Rhys Meyers As Joe Strummer In The London Town Trailer

Jonathan Rhys Meyers played a fictional version of David Bowie in Todd Haynes' great 1998 movie Velvet Goldmine, and now he'll take another crack at…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Best Covers

Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am

Stream Five Unreleased The Bug Tracks Including Clash Cover With Spaceape

The Bug is Kevin Martin, the UK producer who makes heavy, overwhelming tracks from shattered bits of dancehall, grime, jungle, and experimental music. And as…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2016 - 9:49 am

Watch Damon Albarn & Noel Gallagher Play Gorillaz Together At Paul Simonon’s 60th Birthday Bash

The Clash bassist Paul Simonon turns 60 on Tuesday, and to celebrate, he put together a little supergroup. Simonon has also played with Gorillaz and…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2015 - 11:37 pm

Watch Phil Manzanera, Paul Simonon, & Tony Allen Perform With Ligabue At Italian Folk Festival

Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera served as musical director for this year's La Notte della Taranta folk festival in Salento, Italy. Manzanera also performed at…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2015 - 9:20 pm

Watch Damon Albarn Cover The Clash And Get Carried Offstage At Roskilde

Denmark's Roskilde Festival ended this past weekend, and concertgoers who made it to the Africa Express supergroup set were treated with a very special performance…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 6, 2015 - 10:22 am
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