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The Clash

122 Ratings: 3.3
Eclectic punk rock group formed in London in 1976. Inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame in 2003.

The original line up was :   Joe Strummer (Vocals, Guitar)   Mick Jones (Guitar, Vocals)   Paul Simonon (Bass Guitar)   Keith Levene (Guitar)   Terry Chimes (Drums)         … see full wiki

Genre: Punk
2 reviews about The Clash
review by . April 30, 2009
The Clash's debut album is a raw and fast.  CBS Records wanted their album to be quickly released so it could capitalize on the growing punk rock scene in England.    After briefly going with a three guitar sound, Keith Levene was sacked (due to drug issues) and having a revolving door on the drums all of these problems were solved when they headed into the studio to record.    Joe Strummer (vocals, Rhythm Guitar), Mick Jones (Lead guitar, vocals) Paul …
review by . May 01, 2009
The Clash was a English punk band that was brought together by Bernie Rhodes.  His good friend Malcolm McLaren was bringing together the Sex Pistols so Bernie tried to one up him by forming apunk band as well.  The Clash's line-up originally was a five piece band with an occansional three guitar sound.  One of the guitar players and song writers Keith Levene was sacked to do drug use and overall malaise (according to Levene he grew tried of the band).  After a revolving door …
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