Charity version of The Clash classic ‘Rock The Casbah’ available now!

In July 2015, a 4CD set of Clash covers will be unveiled.

Featuring Dreadzone, Horace Panter of The Specials, comedian Kevin Eldon, celebrity Phill Jupitus and Frankie Goes To Hollywood man Brian Nash, alongside a whole host of other names, ‘Combat Cancer’ presents a huge archive of newly recorded versions of Clash classics.

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New Model Army, Neville Staple & Police Dog Hogan confirmed for Chagstock ’15

The full Friday line-up for the 2015 Chagstock Festival is now in place. Acts set to appear include the legendary New Model Army, Specials man Neville Staple and cult folk/bluegrass act Police Dog Hogan.

The Chagstock Festival has previously been headlined by The Waterboys, The Boomtown Rats and The Selecter.

The full press release can be read below.

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The Specials: confirmed 2013 UK tour dates

As part of their ongoing reunion shows – including all the band’s original members bar Jerry Dammers – The Specials ended 2011 with a run of very well received gigs which yieded a live album ‘More or Less…’

The band has confirmed they will tour again in 2013. The following May dates are now filled in the band’s calendar:

5/10 Glasgow Barrowland
5/13 Newcastle O2 Academy
5/15 Manchester O2 Apollo
5/18 Liverpool Olympia
5/19 Leicester De Montford Hall
5/21 Birmingham O2 Academy
5/23 Newport Centre
5/25 Margate Winter Gardens
5/26 Portsmouth Guildhall
5/28 London O2 Academy Brixton