Mick Jones

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2013

    10 Dumbest Things Heard at SXSW

    For every insightful conversation I have heard or had at SXSW over the years, whether it was talking to Matt Pinfield while walking the streets of Austin talking about David Bowie, or telling The Clash's Mick Jones that he was in fact, in The Clash, I have overheard a thousand awful ones. Years of ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Don Dokken Doesn't Want To Make Dokken Records Just For the Money

    '80s rocker Don Dokken will make a special appearance tonight at Club Red for an intimate acoustic performance featuring Dokken hits, cover tunes, and the stories behind some of the band's greatest hits. Dokken fans were prematurely promised a full fledged reunion last year when the singer and guita ... More >>

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    July 26, 2012

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower(s Fan)

    See also: No Seriously, Chumbawamba Has a Storied Anarchist Past See also: Our Throwback Thursday Archives Ladies and gentlemen, may I present The Wallflowers: The Only Band That Matters. Just kidding, but the Clash vibes from the band's new tune, "Reboot the Mission," are clearly intentional. It ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Foreigner and Journey at the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, 7/24/11

    Jonathan McNamaraForeigner ​Night Ranger, Foreigner, and JourneySunday, July 24Ashley Furniture HomeStore PavilionIn all my years attending concerts at this pavilion (under its myriad names), I've never seen traffic like what we waded through before the Foreigner/Journey concert. Cars were still b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 20 through 26

    Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian Wilson​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Incoming: Dashboard Confessional, Dokken, Lil Wayne, The Twilight Singers, Foreigner

    Foreigner circa 1981​No, you don't have double-vision -- veteran rockers Foreigner are playing a show at Wild Horse Pass' Ovations! Live Showroom this April. The band, formed in 1976 by former Spooky Tooth member Mick Jones, have cranked out numerous smash hits -- "Cold As Ice," "Feels Like The Fi ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    No. 4 Gorillaz - Countdown of the Best Concerts of 2010

    ​ Over the last days of 2010 Up On The Sun will be counting down the best live shows of 2010. Today we look at the #4 show of the year, Gorillaz at Comerica Theatre.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Coldplay Rings in the Holidays With a New Christmas Song (VIDEO)

    ​Coldplay is back with a new Christmas single, according to Consequence of Sound.The band is prepping for a busy and exciting 2011, having just announced a handful of European festival dates in which they will take a headlining slot. Leading up to the new year, Chris Martin is bringing his band ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Gorillaz at Comerica Theatre Last Night

    Luke Holwerda​ Gorillaz Comerica Theatre 10/26/2010 Twelve years ago Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett decided to create a cartoon band. The concept was to separate celebrity from pop music. This was the perfect vehicle for someone like Albarn, who is probably best known as the front man for B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Album Stream: Gorillaz -- Plastic Beach

    The latest Gorillaz album isn't released until next Tuesday, but you can stream it in its entirety at NPR​If you've been dying to listen to Plastic Beach, the latest offering from Gorillaz, since hearing the single "Stylo," then please wait no longer. NPR's Exclusive First Listen has made the enti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Why The Clash is still 'the only band that matters'

    By Thomas Bond While some musical groups fade into mere memories, that was never going to be the case with The Clash, once famously dubbed “the only band that matters.” More than two decades on from their brea ... More >>

  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    This Is Video Clash

    Roadie picture

  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Shell Game

    What's it selling? Everything

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    Joe Strummer Revisited

    Two long-lost reissues shed new light on a punk icon

  • Film

    August 19, 2004

    Future Shock

    Sci-fi fans "clamoring for gunplay, rooftop chases or killer robots will be sorely missing the point"

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Various Artists

    White Riot: A Tribute to the Clash (Uncut Magazine)

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Billy Idol

    The rebel yell settles into the cradle of love in the Valley

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    The Magnificent Strummer

    The Clash leader dies, closing out a somber 2002 for rebel music

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Just the Old Dude

    A newly released two-CD anthology of Ian Hunter's solo recording only tells half of the rest of the story

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Dillinger Four

    Versus God

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Viva Sandinista!

    Is the Clash still the only band that matters?

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Beer, Cigarettes and Has-Beens

    Stumbling through 48 hours in Hollywood

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Never Too Old to Tango

    Los Fabulosos Cadillacs take back the past with La Marcha del Golazo Solitario

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    March 11, 1999
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    February 4, 1999

    Suicide Squeeze

    Squeeze's messy career might require a scorecard, but few tunesmiths can rival the band's catalogue

  • Film

    February 4, 1999

    Rock of Aged

    Still Crazy's band on the rerun is worth a spin

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    Armistice Day

    Franco Gagliano and the Beat Angels lay down their arms and get down to business

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    May 30, 1996
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    October 26, 1995
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    September 22, 1993