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Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols

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Famous as :

Punk band

Birth Name :

The Swankers

Birth Date :

1975

Birth Place :

London, England

Claim to fame :

Single "God Save the Queen" (1977)

Latest News


Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten Accused of Being Sexist After Telling Female Anchor to 'Shut Up'

April 12, 2013 08:16:48 GMT

' rocker Johnny Rotten has sparked controversy during his recent interview on Australian talk show "The Project". The musician whose real name is John Lydon shocked many when he told a female anchor who interviewed him to "shut up" and "listen when a man is talking."
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Madonna 'Writing Classical Music for W.E.'

April 24, 2011 22:02:00 GMT

has directed a big screen epic "", about the romance between American socialite Wallis Simpson and British royal Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne in 1936 to marry the divorcee.
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The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Sex Pistols to Form Olympic Supergroup?

April 24, 2011 22:02:00 GMT

Organisers of the upcoming 2012 games are currently working out plans for the opening ceremony, which will be directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle.
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Sex Pistols Disc Is Most Valuable Vinyl

April 21, 2011 18:12:00 GMT

Experts value A&M Records' copy of "" at $12,800 (GBP8,000), since the punk legends, were dropped by the label before the track's release, and most copies were destroyed. It was eventually re-pressed by Virgin and given an official release.
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Sex Pistols' Steve Jones Lands Major Radio Gig

October 07, 2010 06:46:10 GMT

star Steve Jones has landed another major radio gig at Los Angeles' leading rock station KROQ. The guitarist's acclaimed Jonesy's Jukebox show will return to the airwaves on Sunday, October 10 and will air weekly between 7 P.M. and 9 P.M. local time.
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Sex Pistols' 'Pretty Vacant' to Be Used in TV Ad

September 16, 2010 03:59:15 GMT

Punk legends the have agreed to allow their hit song "Pretty Vacant" to be used in a television commercial for the first time. Former frontman Johnny Rotten, real name John Lydon, was slated for "selling out" when he appeared in U.K. TV adverts promoting Country Life butter in 2008.
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Malcolm McLaren's Son to Fight Over Father's Estate

September 14, 2010 09:13:45 GMT

Malcolm McLaren's son is set to fight the late manager's longterm girlfriend over his estate, according to U.K. reports. McLaren passed away in Switzerland in April this year after losing his battle with cancer.
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Sex Pistols' John Lydon Freed of Assault Case

September 13, 2010 01:57:21 GMT

A lawsuit by a TV producer who alleged rocker Johnny Rotten punched her in the face has been settled out of court. In June 2008, Roxanne Davis filed suit against the hellraising punk - real name John Lydon - after he allegedly called her a "c**t" and punched her in the face after being left unsatisfied with his accommodation at the five star Los Angeles Ritz Carlton hotel.
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Sex Pistols' Fragrance Bottled

August 19, 2010 03:32:56 GMT

Legendary rockers the have bottled the scent of the punk era by launching the band's first fragrance. The group has teamed up with French beauty brand Etat Libre D'Orange to create a self-titled scent, which is described as "the spirit of punk" in a bottle.
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Sid Vicious's Ghost 'Passed Right Through' 'Who Killed Nancy?' Director

July 26, 2010 07:29:20 GMT

Punk historian Alan G. Parker feared he'd upset the ghost of Sid Vicious when he started researching his new documentary "Who Killed Nancy?" because the ex- star walked right through him. Parker visited the Bank Street home in New York where the tragic rock icon suffered a heroin overdose and died in 1979 and was allowed access to the bedroom where Vicious' body was found and he immediately felt unwelcome.
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John Lydon Pays Tribute to Malcolm McLaren, Putting Their Feud Aside

April 09, 2010 08:20:58 GMT

John Lydon has put his differences with former ' manager Malcolm McLaren aside to pay tribute to the svengali, who lost his battle with cancer on Thursday morning, April 8. The two men fell out during the Pistols' heyday and spent the last 30 years feuding with each other in interviews over copyright and royalties.
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Sex Pistols' John Lydon Wants to Make Royal Documentary

February 25, 2010 10:09:47 GMT

' star John Lydon wants to turn his hand to film-making - the punk legend is keen to tell the story of the British royals in a documentary. The former Johnny Rotten, whose song "God Save the Queen" was banned by the BBC and the U.K.'s Independent Broadcasting Authority in 1977, is keen to make a TV show investigating the royal family's charity work.
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Sex Pistols' John Lydon Declined to Work With Pink Floyd

February 20, 2010 07:08:43 GMT

' star John Lydon turned down an invitation to join music legends , because he feared he'd appear pretentious. Lydon insists he's a huge fan of the pop icons - despite a famous photograph of him wearing a T-shirt with the slogan I Hate Pink Floyd - claiming the band's early music heavily influenced the Sex Pistols.
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Jah Wobble Doesn't Care About Snubbing Public Image Ltd.'s Reunion

February 12, 2010 04:05:07 GMT

Original Public Image Ltd. bassist Jah Wobble turned down the chance to rejoin his bandmates on tour because he's convinced singer John Lydon only reformed the group to make "money." Lydon created the group in 1978 after the Sex Pistols split, but the band has been on hiatus since 1992.
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Sex Pistols Performing 2008 Isle of Wight Music Festival - Day 2 - wenn1921587
 
 
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