• Punk,  Rock

    Ist

      This is IST from the UK. They mass-mailed the music blogging community with their latest single, and I’m biting. The reasoning is this: if someone sends me a song called “I am Jesus (and You’re Not)”, well, I’m going…

  • Live,  Punk

    The Clash rage at the US Festival

    Joe Strummer was not happy when he hit the stage at the US Festival in 1983. There’s different stories about what was pissing him off so much. But the gist of it was that the Clash were upset when they…

  • Punk

    The Ramones Live in 79

    Tonight it’s a full-on late 70’s punk rockin’ assault, as the Ramones rock Northwestern University. Coming to you from way back in October of 1979, this is a supercharged set from Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and Marky. It’s quite shitty…

  • Acoustic,  Punk

    Joe Strummer Acoustic in 1999

    It’s necessary here on Ickmusic to periodically post about the late great Joe Strummer. Today, my friends, a treat. This is an afternoon in-store appearance in Portland, Oregon back in November of 1999. Joe’s first Mescaleros album, Rock Art &…

  • Punk

    Sex Pistols in the ATL

    In January 1978, the Sex Pistols embarked on an ill-fated first tour of the U.S. It would last less than two weeks. By the time they finished their Jan. 14 gig at San Francisco’s Winterland, Johnny Rotten uttered these words…

  • Punk

    The Clash on Fridays (video)

    Bedazzled has some quality & classic Clash video from the old TV show “Fridays”. Given my recent Clash show posting (and another one in the near future), I thought I’d share this link with yawl…. Link: The Clash on Fridays…

  • Punk,  Rock

    The Clash hit France

    There are a few recurring themes on this site that I unapologetically hammer at the masses. There’s Prince, there’s Springsteen, and there is Joe Strummer & The Clash. I came across a cool bootleg recently of what I guess would…