The Clash are one of punk rock's biggest legends and helped pioneer British punk rock. Getting their feet wet, the English rockers toured with the Sex Pistols on the famed Anarchy Tour in 1976, which proved to be a great starting point in leading The Clash to a record deal. The Clash raised hell on a level that showcased disenfranchised youth, but not to the extreme of the Pistols. In their prime, The Clash, with their three-chord "easy listening" punk appeal, were dubbed "the only band that matters." That compliment stuck with them through history, and they are still highly regarded in punk rock circles, decades after their prime.