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  1. No Sex Pistols, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    ... of protecting the safety and security of persons and property". Two days earlier, the Pistols - lead singer John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), guitarist Steve Jones, bassist Glen Matlock and drummer Paul Cook - appeared as late replacements for EMI ...


  2. University of East Anglia in Norwich offers to make amends with Sex...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening News

    Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has been offered a Norwich City hat and UEA library card - to say sorry for a cancelled gig 40 years ago. On December 3, 1976, the punk group had been booked to play the first night of its Anarchy in the UK tour at the University of East Anglia.


  3. James Gill: When Smiley Anders covered the Sex Pistols, 'a glorified hyped-up garage band'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Warner Bros. Records -- The Sex Pistols are, from left, Paul Cook, Johnny Rotten (John Lydon), Sid Vicious and Steve Jones. Photo provided by Warner Bros. Records -- The Sex Pistols are, from left, Paul Cook, Johnny Rotten (John ...


  4. 'Never mind the punk rock' protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Reuters

    ... felt the heat as well as the memorabilia which includes rare Sex Pistols recordings. Sex Pistols lead singer John Lydon, seen here in file footage, previously known as Johnny Rotten, criticised the destruction. Media reports say he was urging Corre ...


  5. "Anarchy In The UK" Turns 40 Today So Malcolm McLaren And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Stereogum

    ... would have done - I think he'd think it was kind of hilarious." Westwood was reportedly present at the burning. John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, has lambasted the stunt, calling Corre a "selfish fucking lingerie expert" and suggesting that instead of ...


  6. Anarchy in the UK: It's 40 years since a single heralded the arrival of the punk revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | IcNetwork

    John Lydon of Sex Pistols was once a source of outrage but 40 years on his place in Britain's pantheon of popular culture is secure Forty years ago today one of the most iconic singles in the history of punk music was released and the Sex Pistols were launched on a trajectory towards equal measures of fame and notoriety. Anarchy in the UK may have only edged into the Top 40, reaching the not-so-heady heights of 38, but its cultural impact still reverberates.


  7. Burn, baby, burn: why Joe Corre should set fire to punk historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | ABC News

    ... the start of the events) and the National Lottery. Among those opposed to the burning is ex-Sex Pistols front man John Lydon. Although Lydon himself once burned a number of rare punk items in a pilot for a reality tv show , he has described ...


  8. Multi-million pound Sex Pistols collection to go up in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Manila Bulletin

    ... million-$12.5 million), said Corre, who co-founded lingerie brand Agent Provocateur. Sex Pistols lead singer, John Lydon, also known as Johnny Rotten, has criticized Corre, telling British media he should sell the memorabilia and donate the funds to ...


  9. Punk memorabilia worth $6M will go up in flames - on purposeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | New York Post

    ... London as a "corporatization of punk" and said millennial copy cats do not have a "real voice." Many, including John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten, have suggested the goods should go to charity, rather than up in flames. Corre responded that charities ...


  10. Adams Corner's 'gateway' building sold for $3.2MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    This two-story corner structure at 512 Gallivan Blvd. has been sold for $3.2 million.


  11. How Public Image Ltd Exploded the Possibilities of Music With 'Metal Box'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | The New York Observer

    ... embark on. To appreciate just how important these first vocal lines of Metal Box are, it's helpful to recall that John Lydon was a deeply intentional lyricist who, at the top of his most important songs, often provided literal descriptions of the ...


  12. Glen Matlock talks possibility of another Sex Pistols reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | NME

    ... in 2002/2003 and 2007/2008. Speaking to NME recently, Matlock revealed that the last time he spoke to frontman John Lydon was at Sex Pistols' last reunion show at Azkena Rock Festival in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain in September 2008. Recalling the gig in ...


  13. All about: Running Away With the Circus - Trans-Siberian March BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... March Band may deal in the musical fabric of eastern European it is their approach which makes one think that had John Lydon been raised in a small Black Sea port then this is exactly the type of music he would have been famous for. Perhaps. If you ...


  14. Sex Pistols considered releasing new music, says Glen MatlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | NME

    Sex Pistols ' original bassist Glen Matlock has revealed that the band were open to writing new material when they first reunited in 1996, but that John Lydon ruled it out. Matlock played bass in the legendary punk band from 1975 to 1977, when he left and was replaced by Sid Vicious.


  15. Five Classic Punk Songs You Couldna t Get Away With TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | Willamette Week

    ... with a shaved head shouting, "You blame me for slavery!" still doesn't scan well three decades later. In which John Lydon punksplains the horrors of abortion via the gruesome story of a mental patient named Pauline. It's not explicitly pro-life-the ...


  16. Preview: Iceland Airwaves '16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Iceland Review

    ... British popsters Lush have pulled out last minute, seemingly to be replaced by the least expected person ever, John Lydon. Mr. Rotten will be opening the new Icelandic Punk Museum. Who could have seen that coming? Grime star Stormzy has also beaten ...


  17. Sex Pistols' -- Johnny Rotten ... Look At Him NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 |

    Fast-forward 40-something years, and Johnny Rotten becomes John Lydon -- your run-of-the-mill grocery shopper ... with a monochromatic sense of style. Here's Johnny looking like your average Joe old guy, albeit with a hint of his punk rock past.


  18. 25 years ago, Nirvana was skyrocketing to fame so fast, The Washington Post couldn't keep upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Ninme

    ... Richard Harrington noted. In 1992, Nirvana was briefly referenced in a story about English singer-songwriter John Lydon. "Nevermind's" formidable producer, Butch Vig, made cameo appearances in a couple of other record reviews - and Style unleashed a ...


  19. Sex Pistols frontman and punk icon John Lydon, 60, looks worlds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    But John Lydon looked worlds apart from his '70s hey-day fronting the Sex Pistols as Johnny Rotten when he headed out into Malibu, Los Angeles, on Monday. The 60-year-old punk icon was dressed down in a rather more conservative wardrobe, wearing a lime green shirt and a pair of three-quarter length trousers.


  20. PiLRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... and vision has earned them five Top 20 singles and five Top 20 albums. With a shifting line-up and unique sound, John Lydon reunited the band after a 17-year hiatus, taking them back on the road worldwide. Electro-dub pioneers Dreadzone formed in ...