The Clash

  1. Ross On Radio: Who Said Alternative Is Supposed To Rock?

    April 27, 2014 2:00 PM EDT Guitars And "Danger" Could Help, But Shouldn't Define The Format The articles hit within a few days of each other. There was L.A. Weekly's look at how much of what alternative KROQ Los Angeles played wasn't "rock.&quo ...

  2. Converse Releases Diplo, the Clash's Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Frank Ocean Track (Listen)

    March 10, 2014 11:45 AM EDT For its first Three Artists, One Song campaign in nearly two years, Converse is teaming with Diplo, Frank Ocean and The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon for “Hero,” a reggae-tinged tale of urban bravado. The song was made available today (Marc ...

  3. How The Clash Teamed With Fred Armisen (Ian Rubbish), Funny Or Die To Promote New Sony Legacy Boxset

    October 16, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Ian Rubbish, a British punk character Fred Armisen introduced in his last season on “Saturday Night Live” this past spring, has teamed up with The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in a new video for Funny Or Die. The six-minute clip, called ...

  4. Frank Barsalona, Music Agent Who Revolutionized Concert Business, Dead at 74

    November 25, 2012 8:21 AM EST Frank Barsalona, a pioneering music agent whose Premier Talent agency changed the concert business, died early Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, a rep for his family confirmed to Billboard.biz. His passing was first repor ...

  5. Album Reviews: The Script, Tame Impala, Alejandro Sanz and more

    October 23, 2012 7:51 AM EDT Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Producers: Mike Elizondo, Rob Cavallo, Gary Clark Jr. Warner Bros. Records Release Date: Oct. 22 Fat, powerful blues-rock that recalls five decades of various strains of Southern R&B and rock makes for a curious s ...

  6. Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Eddie Palmieri To Receive 2013 NEA Jazz Masters Honors

    July 20, 2012 12:25 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Pianist-songwriter Mose Allison, alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson and Latin jazz bandleader Eddie Palmieri have been chosen to receive the nation's highest jazz honor. The National Endowment for the Arts announced Wednesday the ...

  7. Amazon's 99-Cent Deals Sends 20 Titles Soaring Up the Charts, But at What Cost?

    July 12, 2012 6:49 PM EDT Amazon picked last week -- July 3, to be exact -- to remind everyone that it is the low-price music retailer on the Internet, when it offered 20 current albums at 99 cents apiece. Those 20 titles, which included Katy Perry's "Teenage Dre ...

  8. Music Matters Conference Recap: Troy Carter; Spotify; The Rise of Asian Music Fests

    June 01, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter delivering the keynote address at the Music Matters conference in Singapore. (Photo: Crowded Studios) Music Matters , Asia's premiere music conference, held another successful edition, its 8th, digging into subst ...

  9. Coachella 2011: Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 17, 2011 1:26 PM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Saturday (April 16) th ...

  10. The Clash's 'London Calling' Comes to Rock Band

    January 31, 2011 11:42 AM EST Grab your five-button guitar, keep your eyes glued to the flat screen and get ready to rock out to what is arguably the greatest record ever made: The Clash's classic 1979 double album "London Calling." Harmonix Music Systems, the c ...

  11. Who Destroyed Epic Records?

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST It started outlike any label showcase at October's CMJ, the five-night music conference that's been held every year since 1980, drawing hundreds of industry professionals, influencers, fans and upstart bands to New York City's clubs ...

  12. EMI Acquires European Merch Distributor

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has acquired Loudclothing.com, Europe's largest independent music merchandise distributor, from Completely Independent Distribution (CID). Terms were not disclosed. The U.K. company will now operate as part of EMI's global merc ...

  13. McCartney, Coldplay Honored At ASCAP Awards

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sir Paul McCartney, Coldplay and the Ting Tings were among those honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) at its London awards ceremony. The ASCAP Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London tonight (Oct ...

  14. The Cure Named NME Godlike Genius Winners

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alternative-rock veterans The Cure are to be honored on Feb. 25 as recipients of the 2009 Godlike Genius accolade at the Shockwaves NME Awards. The announcement coincides with the release of the band's thirteenth album, "4:13 Dream& ...

  15. Jay-Z To Open Renovated Hollywood Palladium

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After undergoing renovations for more than a year, the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles will open its doors Oct. 15 with a concert by Jay-Z. The rapper will be backed by a 12-piece band. The 4,000-capacity Hollywood Palladium has been shuttered ...

  16. Top Rock Acts Gear Up For VH1's Who Tribute

    July 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Learning covers for VH1's "Rock Honors" tribute to the Who has been a labor of love for many of the participants, including Pearl Jam, the Flaming Lips and Incubus. The event, which tapes tomorrow (July 12) at UCLA's Pauley Pav ...

  17. Winehouse Wins At MOJO Awards

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, the Stooges and Joy Division were among the winners at MOJO magazine's annual gathering of rock legends in London last night. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to both classic artists and new music and always draws a heavyweig ...

  18. 50 Cent Enters Virtual World Zwinktopia

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Even in a virtual world on the Internet, teens long to be cool. And what can be cooler than a Ramones T-shirt on your self-styled Web persona? Zwinktopia, the fashion-conscious virtual community from IAC/InterActiveCorp., is letting major musician ...

  19. Ivors Handed Out In London

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary producer and musician Quincy Jones, DJ/producer Norman Cook and veteran singers Peter Gabriel and Yusuf Islam were among the musicians feted today at the 52nd Ivor Novello Awards for songwriters. The lunchtime gala, affectionately known ...

  20. Arctic Monkeys Snatch Two NME Trophies

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arctic Monkeys cemented their status as Britain's hottest young band at the NME Awards tonight, where they won two categories. In a ceremony at London's Hammersmith Palais, the rockers won best album for their debut "Whatever Pe ...

  21. And We're Telling You: 'Dreamgirls' Sings Way To Top

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to "Dreamgirls" rises to No. 1. It is the first film soundtrack to reach the top (without first debuting there) since 2002. The bad news: It registers the lowest sales total for a No. 1 album since Nielsen SoundScan began ...

  22. Jenner Delivers 'Beyond The Soundbytes'

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran artist manager Peter Jenner has penned a report into the challenges of new technology and consumer attitudes in the digital age. Veteran artist manager Peter Jenner has penned a report into the challenges of new technology and consumer att ...

  23. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees today (May 2 Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny ...

  24. Ivor Awards Handed Out In London

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Kinks frontman Ray Davies, electro-rock outfit New Order and veteran pop siblings the Bee Gees were among the honorees today (May 2 Legendary songwriting and producing team Kenny ...

  25. ARCTIC MONKEYS

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Within seconds, Arctic Monkeys gate-crashed the U.K. pop charts and became national heroes, thanks to an infectiously excited Internet fan base. The hype reminds one of Oasis, but that hasn't hurt yet Within seconds, Arctic Monkeys gate-crash ...

  26. Connolly Takes New European Duties

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group stalwart Paul Connolly has been elevated to the new function as president of Europe/managing director U.K. Universal Music Publishing Group stalwart Paul Connolly has been elevated to the new function as president ...

  27. Duran Duran, Lou Reed Feted At Ivors

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iconic pop group Duran Duran, glam rockers Queen and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed were today (May 26) honored at the 50th annual Ivor Novello awards in London. Iconic pop group Duran Duran, glam rockers Queen and Velvet Underground founder ...

  28. Duran Duran, Lou Reed Feted At Ivors

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iconic pop group Duran Duran, glam rockers Queen and Velvet Underground founder Lou Reed were today (May 26) honored at the 50th annual Ivor Novello awards in London. Iconic pop group Duran Duran, glam rockers Queen and Velvet Underground founder ...

  29. Hungry For An Ivor Novello Award?

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Which reunited British band is hungry for an Ivor Novello Award to add to its bulging trophy cabinet? May 20 - Which reunited British band is hungry for an Ivor Novello Award to add to its bulging trophy cabinet? Track hears that the prestigious I ...

  30. Jenner To Chair European Live Music Forum

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. The veteran art ...

  31. Jenner To Chair European Live Music Forum

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. The veteran art ...

  32. Jenner Stays On At IMMF Helm

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary general of the International Music Managers Forum for a further two years. Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary general of the International Music Managers Forum for a further two years. L ...

  33. Jenner Stays On At IMMF Helm

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trade body looks closely at Euro biz. Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary general of the International Music Managers Forum for a further two years. London-based IMMF is the umbrella organization for Music Managers Forum chapters in a ...

  34. Jenner Stays On At IMMF Helm

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary general of the International Music Managers Forum for a further two years. Speaking from Midem today (Jan. 25), Jenner says continued lobbying on behal Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary ...