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NAME: John Lydon PROGRESS REPORT: World’s most curmudgeonly front man chats up his new book and gears up to record a new P.I.L. album…
T. Cole Rachel | January 4, 2011 - 2:08 pm

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Old Punks Bicker At Documentary Panel

This weekend, the first episode of a four-part docuseries called Punk is airing on Epix. The show was executive produced by Iggy Pop and fashion…
James Rettig | March 7, 2019 - 3:54 pm

“Anarchy In The UK” Turns 40 Today So Malcolm McLaren And Vivienne Westwood’s Son Set £5M Of Punk Memorabilia On Fire

The Sex Pistols' debut single "Anarchy In The UK" came out 40 years ago today. To celebrate, the son of Sex Pistols svengali Malcolm McLaren…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2016 - 11:25 am

Jesus Christ Superstar Tour With Brandon Boyd, Michelle Williams, JC Chasez, & Johnny Rotten Abruptly Canceled Due To Lack Of Interest

Well, that didn't last long -- in April, a 50-city North American arena tour was announced for a production of '70s rock opera Jesus Christ
James Rettig | June 1, 2014 - 6:02 pm

Members Of Sex Pistols, Incubus, Destiny’s Child, ‘N Sync Revive Jesus Christ Superstar

If you're not familiar with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, you might want to get familiar -- the show…
Sam Behrens | April 4, 2014 - 1:58 pm

PiL Launch Reunion Tour

We all got the word about the PiL reunion a few months back, but the band -- John Lydon with former bandmates Lu Edmonds and…
Brandon Stosuy | December 16, 2009 - 1:57 pm

Johnny Lydon Revives P.I.L.

Former bandmates Lu Edmonds and Bruce Smith (not original members Jah Wobble and Keith Levene) plus new addition Scott Firth will join the Sex Pistol…
Scott Lapatine | September 8, 2009 - 2:54 pm

Never Mind the Butter, Here’s The Sex Pistols

Bloc Party and Coldplay fan John Lydon is taking a break from revisionist history (remember, you ripped off Richard Hell, Johnny, not vice versa) to…
Brandon Stosuy | October 2, 2008 - 10:19 am

John Lydon And Kele Okereke’s Punch Out

While we were flying back from Chicago, news spread hard and fast about a spat between outspoken post-punk kid Kele Okereke and outspoken punk-punk grandaddy…
Amrit Singh | July 22, 2008 - 11:27 am

“I Used To Rule The World”

Speaking of... Here's Johnny Rotten on Coldplay: "I pity the poor bastards who have to watch them. They are utterly humourless. I met them a…
Scott Lapatine | June 16, 2008 - 2:42 pm