John Lydon WON’T be celebrating Thatcher’s death

Front-man of PIL, and former frontman of the Sex Pistols, John Lydon, has hit out at those celebrating the death of Margaret Thatcher. The firebrand singer, who is currently on tour in Australia and getting into trouble over some remarks he made on a chat show because the interviewers were talking too loudly, spoke on … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1979

To the New York City Police Department and Medical Examiner’s Office, he was John Simon Ritchie, a 22-year-old Englishman under indictment for murder but now dead of a heroin overdose in a Greenwich Village apartment. To the rest of the world, he was Sid Vicious, former bassist for the notorious Sex Pistols and the living … [Read the full story]

Bowie, Stones and the Pistols turned down Olympics

It’s been discovered that David Bowie, Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols and Kate Bush all turned down the chance to appear in the Olympic Games closing ceremony, according to reports. All of the above artists were approached, but declined the invite to take part from the ceremony’s producer Kim Gavin. The piece also states that The Who … [Read the full story]

Yanks are denied Arctic Monkeys and Sex Pistols

US music fans were left outraged after NBC’s broadcast of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony failed to include a number of key musical segments. Arctic Monkeys’ version of The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ was included in the broadcast, but their performance of, ‘I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ was replaced by … [Read the full story]

John Lydon is right about talentless reality shows

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has slammed music reality shows, labeling both The Voice and American Idol as “humiliating”. Lydon, whose band Public Image Ltd. released their first album in 20 years, ‘This Is PiL’, has said that music reality shows are “dragging us back into Las Vegas wannabees”. He said recently, that when asked … [Read the full story]

John Lydon wants nuffink to do with re-release

Sex Pistols singer John Lydon yesterday snubbed a bid to make their punk version of God Save The Queen No1 in Diamond Jubilee week. Fans plan an online campaign to push up sales of the anti-royal track, set for re-release in time for the national celebration in June. But Lydon, 56, formerly called Johnny Rotten, said: … [Read the full story]

Never Mind The…Permission

Sex Pistols singer John Lydon has attacked the National Trust after he claimed they used tracks by the band on a forthcoming album without permission. The frontman, better known as Johnny Rotten, said that he had lost trust in the organisation following their decision to use Anarchy in the UK and Pretty Vacant on a … [Read the full story]

Suede are reforming

Suede have reformed to perform at the O2, London, in December. But what about after the gig? What happens next? Suede front-man Brett Anderson reckons that every band that’s ever reformed has been rubbish the second time around. Well Brett, that’s not strictly true. Of course  it’s just opinionated drivel but when the Sex Pistols … [Read the full story]