Since forming in 2002, Franz Ferdinand have been bringing post-punk to the dance floor -- something The Clash became known for with their genre-breaking sound. KEXP chatted with frontman Alex Kapranos for International Clash Day.
Crazy 8s Todd Duncan reminisces about opening up for The Clash and meeting Joe Strummer.
James Fearnley may not have been in The Clash, but he's had the unique opportunity to play in a band with Joe Strummer. As the accordionist for The Pogues, Fearnley and co. toured with Strummer in the 80s as a part of their group. KEXP caught up with Fearnley to discuss this time in his life, the...
The Avengers' Penelope Houston reflects on the legacy of The Clash, their social and political messages, and discusses her Seattle roots.
For International Clash Day, Steve Jones, founding member and guitarist for The Sex Pistols, talks to KEXP about his time playing with The Clash.
With a sound that merges Celtic folk and '60s rock, you may be surprised to learn that Mike Scott of The Waterboys cites The Clash as an early influence. In this exclusive International Clash Day interview, Scott tells KEXP about discovering The Clash, his song about Mick Jones, and the times he ...
Like The Clash, not only are Rage Against the Machine known for mixing punk and politics, they're also known for combining genres of music. Guitarist and founding member Tom Morello talked to KEXP for International Clash Day.
Chicago writer and Sound Opinion co-host Jim DeRogatis discusses the legacy of The Clash for International Clash Day.
Acclaimed drummer and musicologist Jon Wurster talks to KEXP about his first-ever favorite band, The Clash.
Eric Carnell, a.k.a. the head honcho behind Independence Printage, has been a fan of The Clash for most of his life. His love for the band runs so deep, in fact, that he’s done KEXP the favor of curating and illustrating our artwork for International Clash Day for years, drawing on an eclectic gr...