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38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Public Image Ltd. Songs

Tackling the 10 best Public Image Ltd. songs is a daunting task. First question is, who exactly is PiL? Yes, there is a recent album…
Jay Honstetter | April 17, 2013 - 12:01 pm

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Win PIL’s The Public Image Is Rotten (Songs From The Heart) Box Set On Vinyl And CD/DVD

It's been 40 years since Public Image Ltd. first came onto the scene, and the group is getting a special commemorative box set called The
Stereogum | July 17, 2018 - 3:59 pm

John Lydon Attacked With Bottle On Stage In Chile, Finishes Show Bleeding

John Lydon is still punk as fuck at age 60. While the erstwhile Johnny Rotten was performing with Public Image Ltd in Santiago, Chile at…
Collin Robinson | August 15, 2016 - 2:54 pm

Watch Public Image Ltd. Play “Double Trouble,” Bash Donald Trump On Colbert

Last night, The Tonight Show had Justin Bieber as its musical guest. And in what I guess you'd have to call counterprogramming, Stephen Colbert's Late
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 8:47 am

Photos: Voodoo 2015

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience went down this Halloween weekend in New Orleans' City Park. Stereogum was there, taking in headlining sets by Florence
Stereogum | November 1, 2015 - 9:29 pm

Voodoo 2015 Recap: Florence, Ozzy Headline Muddy Big Easy Halloween

Every now and then things fall into place just right, like having a festival called Voodoo in New Orleans, over Halloween weekend. These were factors…
Ryan Leas | November 1, 2015 - 6:15 pm

Public Image Ltd. – “Double Trouble”

Back in May, Public Image Ltd. announced that they would release their 10th studio album, What The World Needs Now..., in the fall, and today…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 10:07 am

Public Image Ltd. Announce New Album What The World Needs Now…

Public Image Ltd. (PiL) will release a new album this fall titled What The World Needs Now.... The record follows 2012's This Is PiL, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 18, 2015 - 10:27 am

Metal Box: John Lydon Says He Spent £10,000 On Apps

Sex Pistols/Public Image Ltd. frontman John Lydon gave an interview to The Telegraph in which he says he spent £10,000 -- the equivalent of $15,632.60…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Public Image Ltd – “Lollipop Opera”

Post-punk originalists PiL dropped "One Drop" a few months ago, as a signal that their first release in 20 years was imminent. Tomorrow that EP…
Amrit Singh | April 20, 2012 - 4:18 pm

Public Image Ltd. – “One Drop”

Back in 2009, John Lydon started touring with a reconstituted version of his legendary postpunk group Public Image Ltd. And on 4/21, Record Store Day,…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2012 - 12:02 pm

PIL Bring “Rise” To Jimmy Kimmel

The last time PiL performed on US television it was 1992 and they did That What Is Not's "Covered" on The Dennis Miller Show. This…
Brandon Stosuy | April 8, 2010 - 1:33 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