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Punk Rock: Clash

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Clash, 2003 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee

Quite simply, the Clash were among the most explosive and exciting bands in rock and roll history.

They played a major role in creating and defining the punk movement. If the short-lived Sex Pistols were glorious nihilists, then the Clash expressed punk’s impassioned political conscience. Their explosive, uptempo punk-rock manifestos were unleashed with pure adrenaline and total conviction. More on


All audio pertaining to the Clash can be found here.


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