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  1. Feedback loopRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    Back in 1985, there was really only one musical experience more jaw-dropping than a spin through Psychocandy , the gear-grinding noise-pop debut from Scottish brothers Jim and William Reid, who'd dubbed themselves The Jesus and Mary Chain. And that was catching one of their first ephemeral Stateside concerts, wherein they played a feedback-drenched set with their backs to the audience that lasted less than 20 minutes.


  2. 7 terrible tracks on classic rock albumsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    It's not easy putting together a masterpiece album, but surely nothing is more of a killer than almost ruining it with just one song. An album's status as a 'classic' sometimes means that the whole thing is glossed over as a bulletproof masterpiece, but we think it's time to kill your idols and tear down the walls of perception.


  3. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    10 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 ...


  4. Nothing Says Mother's Day Like ChildbirthRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Stranger

    This instinctual drive to bond with a mother is one of the strongest forces in nature. When Seattle punk band Childbirth hatched their song "Will You Be My Mom?" the first thing it saw was the B-52's playing "Monster Mash" with the Sex Pistols' Steve Jones on guitar.


  5. School of Johns Creek Rock Allows Students To Jam on StageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Students will have the chance to perform classic punk tunes or metal favorites at the end of the organization's second season. At the conclusion of its second season, School of Rock Johns Creek will give its students a chance to play their hearts out on stage with two shows.


  6. John Lydon Knew Sid Vicious Had No Talent When He Joined Sex Pistols [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    In a new interview, Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has spoken about working with ill-fated bassist Sid Vicious . Speaking with Rolling Stone , Lydon noted that he was aware the bassist had no talent when he joined the band, but thought that he would find his way: "Sid was very, very lazy.


  7. Russell Brand drops 'anarchist' routine to endorse Labour partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... was built by the marketing of a superficial notion of anarchy to uneducated youths as the singer of the Sex Pistols. Brand has spent the last several years doing his best impression of a political activist. With a net worth of 15 million dollars and ...


  8. John Lydon: 'They're Trying To Give Me a Mbe Or Whatever It Is. Nope, Not Interested' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... the rest of the honky donkeys out there. It's just not worth it." The PiL musician recently claimed that the Sex Pistols are too fat to reform, saying, "Oh no, that's finished. I mean have you seen us? I mean We've all put on weight but Mr Jones ...


  9. 10 Rock + Metal Interviews Gone WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... can go wrong in a menagerie of ways, but let's start off with musicians simply being out of control. The Sex Pistols ' iconic 1976 interview with Bill Grundy may be the most infamous of all time, making history as the first time the word "fk" was ...


  10. John Lydon: 'They're trying to give me a MBE or whatever it is. Nope, not interested'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | NME

    ... the rest of the honky donkeys out there. It's just not worth it." The PiL musician recently claimed that the Sex Pistols are too fat to reform , saying, "Oh no, that's finished. I mean have you seen us? I mean We've all put on weight but Mr Jones ...


  11. John Lydon: The Foul-Mouthed Yob Sets The Record StraightRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    John Lydon, a.k.a. Johnny Rotten, is a name that conjures images of a scrawny punk thrashing around the stage with The Sex Pistols , giving confrontational interviews with MTV VJs, or just generally raising hell. Maybe you think of his innovative post-punk band Public Image Ltd .


  12. Q&A: The Jesus And Mary Chain's Jim Reid On 30 Years Of PsychocandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Stereogum

    ... helped us think anyone could be in a band - that we could do it. It opened the doors and let everyone in. The Sex Pistols and the Ramones and Television - that movement just blew us away. Music always seemed like something other people did. Until ...


  13. John Lydon book discussion and signing at the Strand Book StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 |

    John Lydon of PiL & the Sex Pistols discussed his memoir "Anger Is An Energy: My Life Uncensored" at the Strand Book Store in Greenwich Village . In this clip, he talks about when he moved to NYC & why he didn't like it.


  14. a Russell Brand backs Greens Party in 'anti-voting' volte-faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Russia Taday

    ... the augmentation and advantages of economic elites. " John Lydon, also known as 'Johnny Rotten' of the Sex Pistols, said Brand's non-voting stance was " the most idiotic thing I've ever heard. " The BBC's Political Editor Nick Robinson labelled ...


  15. John Lydon recalls life as a punk (and beyond) in 'Anger Is an Energy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Los Angeles Times

    John Lydon made history with the Sex Pistols, made art with PiL and now writes of both in 'Anger Is an Energy' Most lives do not have second acts, as F. Scott Fitzgerald incessantly reminds us from beyond the grave. John Lydon is lucky enough to have enjoyed two distinct and significant acts.


  16. John Lydon: Green Day are a two-bob bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    The 'God Save The Queen' hitmaker has lashed out at the American pop-rock group and has accused them of watering down the rock genre he created with his band The Sex Pistols in the 1970s. Lydon - who is also known as Johnny Rotten - declared his dislike for the band in Rolling Stone magazine, saying: ''No, I've never been a fan of them, I just don't understand it.


  17. John Lydon talked about his new memoir at Saint Vitus (pics), will do ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Brooklynvegan

    ... He talked with Pitchfork's Jenn Pelly about the book and other subjects, and even signed copies of the book. The Sex Pistols and PiL frontman still had room for a few bilious invectives (aimed at various institutions, religions of all kinds, Jah ...


  18. John Lydon and His Rotten PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | RollingStone

    John Lydon, who just released a new memoir called 'Anger Is an Energy,' onstage with the Sex Pistols in 1978. "The name 'Johnny Rotten' was hilarious," he says.


  19. Storming new EP from Pirate CopyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Cornish Guardian

    ... contagious kicks in the head, part-metal, part-punk. Imagine Tenpole Tudor, Anti-Nowhere League and the Sex Pistols draining every last barrel of rum. Going Down A Storm is supported by a new video, directed by Mawgan Lewis of Purple Knif ...


  20. Author looks for High Wycombe punks to share their memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Hillingdon Times

    ... Head, which could be seen as the birthplace of punk in Wycombe." The Nags Head played host to the likes of the Sex Pistols, Blondie, Thin Lizzy and Status Quo in the 1970s, booked in by legendary rock promoter, Ron Watts. Martin, who grew up in ...