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  1. Sex Pistols' Steve Jones On World CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    ... of the artist hide caption Before he tied off the vein of rock 'n' roll and changed music forever with the Sex Pistols , Steve Jones was a young, sticky-fingered punk who stole everything from strangers' cars to David Bowie 's gear. By the time he ...


  2. Dublin punks Black Pitts deliver three-minute treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Like slap in the face from Dublin's thriving underground punk scene, The Black Pitts deliver a brilliant slice of punk power pop Taking their name from a 12th century plague burial ground on the edge of Dublin's old city walls, The Black Pitts wear their outsider status like a cross daubed on a door. Their pestilential punk power pop is clearly plucked from the smouldering carnage left behind by The Sex Pistols, The Ramones and The New York Dolls and there is no let up in the trio's relentless gabba gabba assault.


  3. The Voice: Singer risks axe from talent show over drug outburstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Star

    The cocky wannabe, who claims he already has fans who want to buy his merchandise, was chosen to be part of Jennifer Hudson's team on Saturday's show. Kit has compared singing to an audience with taking the Class A drug which has claimed the lives of many addicts and celebrities over the years including the Sex Pistols' Sid Vicious, The Doors' Jim Morrison and Hunger Games' Philip Seymour Hoffman.


  4. How Johnny Rotten Joined the Sex PistolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Daily Beast

    In his scabrously delightful memoir, Lonely Boy , the guitarist for the Sex Pistols describes how they auditioned the wrong John, hired him anyway, and why it all worked out. Malcolm McLaren used to like exaggerating how close Richard Hell or Sylvain Sylvain came to joining the band, but there was one plan to import a vocalist that did almost happen.


  5. Sex Pistols' John Lydon Speaks On Afrika Bambaataa Allegations & Rap-Rock IncarnationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | HipHopDx

    By the early '80s, the British punk rock pioneer band - Sex Pistols - had already run its course, mainly due to the 1979 heroin overdose death of bassist Sid Vicious in Greenwich Village, New York City. Consequently, that left lead singer John Lydon, otherwise known as the infamous Johnny Rotten, with more time to focus on his post-punk band, PiL , and other solo ventures.


  6. The Damned celebrates debut LP anniversary with world tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Best of New Orleans

    Propelled by the single "New Rose," which premiered Oct. 22, 1976, The Damned's 1977 debut album Damned Damned Damned was released Feb. 18, 1977, beating the Sex Pistols' Never Mind The Bullocks... by a few months as the first-ever full-length release from a U.K. punk band. The album was produced by Nick Lowe, who helmed the sessions in a sprinted 10-day pace matching the band's manic, irreverent rock 'n' roll.


  7. Makeup brand wants to stop Trump supporters from buying its productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Mashable

    A popular British makeup brand is taking a stand against Donald Trump by forcing all customers to take an "anti-fascism pledge". Illamasqua's founder Julian Kynaston announced the move in a blog on the brand's website, stating the brand is "horrified by President Trump's actions to date".


  8. Fanatics! I Am Very Happy to Start Playing Tracks From Crystal FairyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | LA Weekly

    Visit for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.] Fanatic! Another great show lined up for you. I can't be sure where you're listening to the show from so I don't know what the weather is like where you are.


  9. Who Will Save the Guitar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Guitar Player

    ... cyclical, there is no current globally seductive force such as "The Beatles," "Jimi-Jimmy-Jeff-and-Eric," "The Sex Pistols," "Stevie Ray Vaughan," "Nirvana," "Unplugged," or "Green Day" to drive an explosion of young people starting bands or solo ...


  10. John Lydon Explains How the Chinese Government Inspired His Book of Drawings & LyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Billboard

    John Lydon is known primarily as the lead singer in iconoclastic-but-canonical rock groups like The Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd. , but he demonstrates a different talent on his latest project: Mr. Rotten's Songbook collects the lyrics from all the tunes Lydon has written and pairs them with his own drawings. Each image is supposed to reflect his state of mind at the time he wrote the song.


  11. Here's What London Looked Like In 1975Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Londonist

    London saw the explosion of punk in 1975. It was a big year for music: Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody was released for the first time; Led Zeppelin played five sold-out shows at Earls Court; and the Sex Pistols played their first gig at Saint Martins College in November of that year.


  12. Britney Spears, Queen of Punk, Shaved Her Head 10 Years Ago TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | River Front Times

    ... to give one fuck. When most people think of punk, they think of sneering 1970s icons like Johnny Rotten from the Sex Pistols. Or they think of bored black-clad delinquents like the Ramones. Or they think of the undiluted Midwest psychosis of Iggy ...


  13. Popa Chubby: The CatfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | All About Jazz

    ... that Chubby started out playing punk. Looking back on those days, he says, "Musicians like the Ramones and the Sex Pistols weren't just bands. They were a threat to society." Even though he has evolved a great deal since, he still likes his music to ...


  14. Lindsay Lohan: I'm a Muslim, But I Want to Meet With TrumpRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Hollywood Gossip

    After all, at this point she's been a Hollywood punchline for much longer than she was a legitimate movie star. Unfortunately, the new persona she's chosen is one that can't be entered into lightly, and it seems Linds just didn't do her research before the unveiling.


  15. Event Pick: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's Richmond Benefit at Gallery5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Style Weekly

    Musician Paul Ivey holds the second benefit for his Mash Notes compilation album with his band, Gouda Mayhem, performing the Sex Pistols' classic debut in its entirety to mark its 40th anniversary. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's Richmond features guest vocalists as varied as Julie Storey of Doll Baby and Lindsey Spurrier of Roy Batty and Hot Dolphins -and in his first live performance in more than 15 years, Taylor Steele of Four Walls Falling.


  16. The Damned in the 1970s, (from left) Captain Sensible, Rat Scabies, Dave Vanian and Brian James.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | South China Morning Post

    The Damned's Captain Sensible on an epic Kowloon trip, keeping the faith and the punks of today - Julian Assange and Nigel Farage The Damned's Captain Sensible on an epic Kowloon trip, keeping the faith and the punks of today - Julian Assange and Nigel Farage Punk is an attitude, says movement's eternal teenager, now nearing 63, ahead of The Damned's 40th anniversary tour date in Hong Kong The last time The Damned played here, they were put in a plush Hong Kong-side hotel. But true to their punk credentials, they couldn't wait to get to the grittier side of the harbour.


  17. Troubled lingerie chain Agent Provocateur set to be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Daily Mail

    Advisers to 3i, which took control of the firm in 2007, are understood to have drawn up a shortlist of three suitors. The potential buyers include former La Senza owner Lion Capital, specialist turnaround group Endless and French women's fashion brand Etam.


  18. Live music in New Orleans this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Best of New Orleans

    The Birdfoot Festival presents two chamber concerts featuring British pianist Danny Driver and highlighting the music of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti. At 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dillard University's Cook Theatre and at 8 p.m. Thursday at Tulane University's Dixon Hall.


  19. Music Monday: We Are The ModsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Woot

    ... But like many musical movements, it's the sound that's important. How many punk bands still try to be the Sex Pistols? There are four numbers in this song name/title combo. That's a TON for a pop song. Even one as full of energy as this. To me, the ...


  20. Sharks - 100 ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 |

    ... along with new drummer Paul Jones (to quote Steve Parsons "Paul fucking Jones ladies and gentlemen") once of the Sex Pistols and The Professionals also playing alongside original members Chris Spedding, Steve Parsons (Snips) and Nicky Judd. Not ...