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Keith Richards Pulled Sword On Julien Temple

Keith Richards held a sword to Julien Temple's throat the first time they met.Temple has made new documentary 'Keith Richards: The Origin Of The Species' about The Rolling Stones guitarist's childhood growing up in Kent,...

Johnny Depp Steers Clear Of Personal Problems In First Interview Since Divorce Drama

The former Sex Pistols star sat down with the actor on his Jonesy's Jukebox radio talk show on Sunday (26Jun16), but it was clear the two friends would not be talking about Depp's...

John Lydon Slams London Punk Festival

This year (16) the British capital is hosting a series of events marking the 40th anniversary of the emergence of the anti-establishment cultural movement titled Punk.London. The festival, which includes exhibitions at...

Sex Pistols Star Johnny Rotten Trades In Punk Rock For Bingo

The legendary rocker turned 60 years old in January (16) and now that he's entered his Golden Years, playing bingo appeals more to him than causing Anarchy in the U.K.“I do like a round of...

Steve Jones To Chronicle Sex Pistols History In New Book

In Lonely Boy, the guitarist will chronicle his troubled youth as a teenage thief in London and the early days of the Sex Pistols. He was the group's first singer but replaced...

John Lydon: 'Mclaren's Son Should Burn His Bra'

Malcolm managed John when he was in legendary British band the Sex Pistols, and helped spearhead the punk movement in the ‘70s. However when it was announced that the city of London would be hosting...

Sex Pistols' London Home Awarded Protected Status

The 17th century townhouse in Denmark Street is to be listed by officials from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport for its significance to British music. Johnny Rotten, who stayed there...

Graffiti-filled Former Sex Pistols Home Given Grade 2 Listed Status

A London building, which was once home to the Sex Pistols in the mid-1970s, has been awarded Grade 2* Listed Status by heritage body Historic England. Number 6 and 7 Denmark Street in Tin Pan...

John Lydon: 'Muscles Are A Waste Of Time And Effort'

The Sex Pistols legend, known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, may not be known for his toned figure but that's because he couldn’t care less about being in shape. He hasn’t worked out in...

Stars Pay Tribute To David Bowie At Marathon London Concert

Around 900 fans crammed into the city's Union Chapel venue for the event, which combined a remembrance service with performances of Bowie songs, to pay tribute to the singer, who passed away on...

Sex Pistols Inspire New Converse Footwear Line

The 1970s band, fronted by Johnny Rotten, is the inspiration for a new line of Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sports shoes and apparel. The collection features "colours, materials and graphics inspired...

John Lydon Warned Of Cancer Risk Over Mole Self-removal

The Sex Pistols star regularly carries out the gruesome procedure by scratching the raised skin away with an emery board and then 'burning' it with acidic cider vinegar. But leading skincare experts...

John Lydon More Positive After Lockerbie Near-miss

The Sex Pistols frontman was booked onto Pan Am flight 103 in December, 1988 but missed check-in because his wife Nora had become held up while packing her suitcase. All 243 passengers...

John Lydon Claims He Was Banned From The Bbc Because He Spoke Out About Jimmy Savile

John Lydon has said that his ban from BBC radio for speaking out against Jimmy Savile at the start of his career still rankles with him nearly forty years later.Lydon, the former lead singer of...

Vivienne Westwood Slams Old Rockers

The designer, who together with her partner Malcolm MCLaren was at the forefront of Britain's influential punk movement, is adamant it is "bad" for rock groups to keep "pretending" they are cutting edge...

John Lydon Angered Neil Young With Cake Prank

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....

John Lydon Thrown Off Alcatraz For Smoking

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. He...

Rita Ora's Punk Influence

Rita Ora is influenced by punk music.The 'How We Do (Party)' hitmaker has revealed she was inspired by the likes of The Clash and The Sex Pistols but insists she never stuck to ''one specific...

John Lydon: 'Last Year Was Very Difficult After Musical Cancellation'

The former Sex Pistols star signed up to play Biblical villain King Herod alongside ex-Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams, 'N Sync star JC Chasez and Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd in a U.S. touring...

Ever Get The Feeling You've Been Cheated? The Soul Of Punk Dies As Sex Pistols Credit Cards Are Unveiled

Virgin Money has unveiled a new range of credit cards featuring punk-themed designs based around the artwork of Sex Pistols albums and singles. That noise you just felt was punk’s final death rattle, by the...

Bank Launches Sex Pistols Credit Cards

Branson, who signed the band to his Virgin Records in 1977, still runs the company, and an offshoot - Virgin Money - has launched a series of credit cards featuring the group's artwork....

New Model Army And Glen Matlock Added For Camden Rocks 2015 Ahead Of 'Special Headliner' Announcement

New Model Army and ex Sex Pistols' bassist Glen Matlock are among the newly announced additions to London's coolest rock event, Camden Rocks 2015, which will take place in May across some of Camden's hottest...

Noel Gallagher: Revolver Was Pivotal To The 90s

Noel Gallagher believes the 90s music scene would ''never have happened'' without The Beatles album 'Revolver'.The 'In The Heat Of The Moment' singer's former group Oasis became the biggest band in the world during the...

Julien Temple: 'Punk Fans Should Thank Grace Kelly For Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle'

Filmmaker Julien Temple has late movie icon-turned-royal Grace Kelly to thank for the success of his Sex Pistols movie The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, because the film came together after she urged Twentieth Century...

Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

Records from Bob Dylan, Sex Pistols and Lou Reed are among those inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The 'Like a Rolling Stone' singer's iconic 1975 LP 'Blood on the Tracks' is one of 27...

Ian Mclagan Dies

Ian McLagan has died.The Faces and Small Faces keyboardist passed away in hospital in Austin, Texas, at the age of 69 yesterday (03.12.14) after reportedly suffering a ''massive stroke''.After the Faces - who changed their...

John Lydon Blasts Internet For 'Stupid People'

John Lydon thinks the internet is to blame for making a lot of young people ''incredibly stupid''. The former Sex Pistols frontman has hit out at the worldwide web for being a hub of ''mindless...

John Lydon: 'I Still Feel Responsible For Sid Vicious' Death'

Punk icon John Lydon feels partly responsible for Sex Pistols bandmate Sid Vicious' death - because the bass player was not cut out for the rock 'n' roll lifestyle.Promoting his new autobiography, Anger Is an...

John Lydon Not Interested In Sex Pistols Musical

John Lydon has ''no interest'' in writing a Sex Pistols musical.The punk legend - who has recently released an autobiography, 'Anger is an energy' - wouldn't want to rework the group's famous songs for a...

Sid Vicious Was Mr. Clean, Says Snapper Chalkie Davies

Famed pop snapper Chalkie Davies has exploded punk icon Sid Vicious' wildman image, insisting the Sex Pistols star was the perfect house guest.Vicious gained a reputation as the ultimate rock bad boy prior to his...

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