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  1. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... fire-breathing bassist for KISS. Does Blink-182 breathe fire or spit blood, Junior? Ever heard of the Sex Pistols? The godfathers of punk say. And both the fans and the musicians didn't go in for your namby-pamby sterile piercing parlors. If a punk ...

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  2. Official Riot Fest After-ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Westword

    In the late '70s, the British punk pioneers in the Damned made it clear that they had all the grit, drive and balls to be successful: The Damned was the first British punk act to release a full-length, Damned Damned Damned , and the first to tour the United States. But while the band formed around the same time as the Clash and the Sex Pistols, it never quite achieved the same level of fame as the other two groups.

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  3. John Lydon on the private side of Public Image LtdRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    It is a quiet Thursday morning, and John Lydon and I are talking bollocks. Specifically, we're discussing a song called Shoom, the final track on What The World Needs Now..., the new album from Public Image Ltd, the great, scarred, mutant vessel Lydon has steered bloody-mindedly since 1978, when he jumped ship from the Sex Pistols.

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  4. Never Mind The Fauxhawks: Estonian Choirs Go PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Public Radio

    ... professional and amateur. Members don hair dye (or wigs) and leather jackets to belt out punk classics like The Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the UK." Get a taste of what went down last weekend below. You might never hear the Sex Pistols the same way ...

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  5. What She Does Isn't Secret Punk rock doc godmother Pelelope Spheeris speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Doobie Brothers, and whatever. I wasn't even tuning in anymore. So he says, "Well, you'd better check out the Sex Pistols." So I did. And then I started going to the clubs in Los Angeles: the Masque, the Starwood, all of those places. It's really ...

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  6. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    ... fire-breathing bassist for KISS. Does Blink-182 breathe fire or spit blood, Junior? Ever heard of the Sex Pistols? The godfathers of punk say. And both the fans and the musicians didn't go in for your namby-pamby sterile piercing parlors. If a punk ...

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  7. A look back at the Birmingham Record Fair held at the Custard Factory in Digbeth.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcTamworth

    For 15 years, the renowned, record-breaking Big Birmingham Record Fair was held at the NIA but this year it has moved to a new venue, Cocks Moors Leisure Centre, Kings Heath. The biggest record fair outside London is set to attract thousands of people from across the globe including as far as Japan and the USA when it's staged in Birmingham.

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  8. Boston 101: #9 a 'That's When I Reach for My Revolver' a Mission of BurmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston Herald

    ... had already moved past classic rock building blocks into the punk, post-punk, art rock, and new wave pop of the Sex Pistols, Clash, Talking Heads, U2, Joe Jackson, Squeeze, etc. But the local hardcore scene only appealed to me as an energy and ...

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  9. From Nirvana to GG Allin, Flipside's Krk Dominguez Photographed Post-Hardcore in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Huffington Post

    Like all vital, dynamic art movements throughout history, punk rock suffered from the high bar set by the earliest proponents of the movement. By 1980, no punk band in England could ever hope to match what the Sex Pistols and Clash had done and likewise in Los Angeles, the Germs and Black Flag were high water marks of the genre that few in the mid to late 1980s could reach.

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  10. The Lower Chakras to reunite at Chelseaa s Caf Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Advocate

    On Jan. 9, 1978, Tim Parrish, future singer in the Baton Rouge underground rock band The Lower Chakras, witnessed The Sex Pistols in concert at local music club The Kingfish. The Sex Pistols, an infamous punk-rock band from London, were on their first American tour.

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  11. Johnny Rotten pogos into Brooklyn Bowl with Public Image LtdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Los Angeles Times

    When Johnny Rotten announced the end of the punk band Sex Pistols after one studio album and four singles, it signaled the beginning of something new, Public Image Ltd . Like its predecessor, PiL was an original that ushered in the post-punk era.

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  12. Former Sex Pistol and PiL frontman John Lydon looks ahead to... 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | This is Bath

    It's unlikely you could find a subject on which former Sex Pistol and PiL frontman John Lydon doesn't hold an opinion. In the first few minutes of opening his mouth today, he covers plumbing, Scottish independence, living in LA, occasional arguments with wife Nora, Clash Of Clans , and his appearance on BBC's Question Time back in 2012.

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  13. Catch 'Labyrinth' and a slideshow of David Bowie images in the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... decades. Stevens is best known for his vivid and intimate snaps of well-known rock bands and musicians like the Sex Pistols, The Clash, Paul McCartney and, of course, Bowie. His photos are considered iconic and his natural ability to capture and ...

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  14. John Lydon Angered Neil Young With Cake PrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ContactMusic.com

    The bizarre incident occurred at a hotel when Lydon heard the Heart of Gold hitmaker was in the building with his then-bandmates and decided to try to impress them with an acrobatic stunt. However, the prank fell flat when Young failed to see the funny side - and Lydon is convinced the rocker remembered the moment when he later snubbed the former Sex Pistols frontman by refusing to appear on his cable show Rotten TV in 2000.

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  15. Lydon angered Young with cake prankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Punk legend John Lydon left veteran rocker Neil Young speechless when he wrecked a birthday cake by stamping on it with his bare feet. The bizarre incident occurred at a hotel when Lydon heard that Young was in the building with his then-bandmates and decided to try to impress them with an acrobatic stunt.

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  16. Prog-rock giants Yes are hardly extinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... prog-rock bands such as King Crimson, Pink Floyd and Emerson, Lake & Palmer - were derided by punks like the Sex Pistols and cited by rock critics as the raison d'Aatre for the emerging movement. "I think if you're patient, justice appears," he ...

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  17. Spanish artist's humorous and grotesque film on view at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture GardenRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Art Daily

    ... current-day models. The filmmaker's many pop-cultural touchstones include the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, the Sex Pistols' 1977 punk anthem 'God Save the Queen' and any number of low-budget monster thrillers. The film's soundtrack mixes classical ...

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  18. John Lydon Thrown Off Alcatraz For SmokingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WENN Blog

    Rocker John Lydon was thrown off Alcatraz during his punk heyday for smoking a cigarette inside the defunct island prison. The Sex Pistols frontman visited the famous former federal jail in San Francisco Bay in 1978 hours before what would become the iconic band's final gig, at the city's Winterland Ballroom.

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  19. Punk sopranos wow crowds in EstoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    RAKVERE, Estonia: Estonia hosted a punk music festival with a difference at the weekend, where altos and mezzo-sopranos with mohawks belted out famous hits re-arranged for choral performance. More than 2,000 people descended on the town of Rakvere on Saturday for mass sing-alongs of Estonian and international punk hits such as The Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in the UK".

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  20. How I Convinced My Old-School Family to Love My Rainbow HairRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Seventeen

    I grew up in a family where I wasn't even allowed to mention cutting my hair until after I turned 15. Sand art hair might be everywhere this summer, but my interest in rainbow hair began in middle school before it was even a trend. I've been dyeing my hair vivid shades of blue, green, and purple now for a little over a year, and I laugh a little every time a stranger compliments me for being so "brave" as to give my hair a Technicolor dream coat of bright hues.

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