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Public Image Ltd. Prepping New Album And Remastered PiL Catalog For 2012

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Johnny Lydon[/lastfm]is bringing back [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Public Image Ltd.[/lastfm] with a new album for 2012 and the entire PiL catalog is being remastered for release. NME says two live albums will be remastered and released. The […]

12/29/2011

Clash members Paul Simonon (L) and Joe Strummer (R) in 1984 (Getty Images/STR/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Remembering Joe Strummer

It’s one of the great stage names in rock — [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Joe Strummer[/lastfm]. The man to which it was attached led a fascinating life.

12/28/2011

Clash members Paul Simonon (L) and Joe Strummer (R) in 1984 (Getty Images/STR/AFP)

Video Classics: ‘Rock the Casbah’ – The Clash

While it is unclear whether or not [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Clash[/lastfm]‘s 1982 hit, “Rock the Casbah” was written specifically about the Ayatollah Khomeini’s ban of rock music in Iran, it makes a good story, and is so […]

12/20/2011

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Free MP3 From Le Butcherettes – Download The Garage-Rock Song “New York”

There are plenty of bands who want to lay claim to the mantle of the garage-rock gods, bands that turn out some form of [mp3com-artist]Velvet Undergound[/mp3com-artist]-meets-[mp3com-artist]Sonic Youth[/mp3com-artist] screech. Few are doing it well (including LouTallica […]

11/15/2011

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Last.fm Discover: The Resilient Scott H. Biram Survives A “Truck Driver” To Sing His “Victory Song”

Just the fact alone that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Scott H. Biram[/lastfm] was sitting in the Last.fm Discover studio recording a session, is amazing in itself. Back on March 25, 2003, Scott was hit head on by an 18-wheeler […]

11/14/2011

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