One of the Britain’s Most Popular Punk Rock Bands
The Clash was one of the renowned Britain’s punk rock bands formed in the year 1976. With their debut album release namely The Clash in the year 1977, the band got the recognition and headed on their path of making successful rock music. Their third album named London Calling was released in the year 1979 in the United Kingdom. By the release of London Calling, The Clash also gained popularity in the United States. The album was declared as the best album of that time by the Rolling Stone magazine.
The classic line-up members of the punk rock band comprises of Joe Strummer as lead vocalist and guitarist, Paul Simonon operating the bass guitar, Mick Jones also as a lead guitarist, Topper Headon as a drummer. In addition to the most acclaimed rock albums of the 20th century named London Calling, The Clash also released various other popular albums namely Sandinista in the year 1980 and Combat Rock in the year 1982.
The album Sandinista featured a variety of music genres including extended dubs and rap. Sandinista, which is produced by the band members in collaboration with Mikey Dread, one of the famous Jamaican reggae artist; was a bit dragged into controversy both musically and politically during that time. Regardless of the controversies and struggles, The Clash has managed to build a unique place for itself in the world of Punk rock bands with the help of its highly dedicated band members and the amazing music.