The Clash To Release Special Edition Of ‘Combat Rock’ For 40th Anniversary

The Clash will release a 40th-anniversary edition of their 1982 Combat Rock album on May 20.

Combat Rock / The People’s Hall will feature an additional 12-tracks compiled by The Clash. It will be released in double-CD, triple-vinyl, and digital formats.

Combat Rock features two of the band’s most well-known songs, “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” and “Rock The Casbah,” plus favorites “Straight To Hell” and “Know Your Rights.” The album is both the band’s biggest selling album and highest-charting set in both the U.K. and U.S.

It was released in May 1982 as the final album from The Clash line-up of Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Topper Headon.

The Clash have also released a pair of collaborations with Ranking Roger of the English Beat. “Red Angel Dragnet” and “Rock the Casbah” will be available on a separate two-track EP that will be issued as a limited-edition 7″.

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