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  1. Stiff Little FingersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | This Is Bristol

    Formed in 1977 in Belfast, Stiff Little Fingers were part of the original punk scene alongside the likes of The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Jam, Buzzcocks and The Stranglers. They wrote initially about their own lives, growing up at the height of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, in songs like Suspect Device and Wasted Life.

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  2. The art of the Punk: Billy Morrison's not afraid to pick up a brushRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... some of the darkness that most people just live with. "I have a punk rock attitude to my creativity. I saw the Sex Pistols on TV when I was 11 years old and I realized that what matters most is that you have something to say, not how you say it. ...

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  3. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... fire-breathing bassist for KISS. Does Blink-182 breathe fire or spit blood, Junior? Ever heard of the Sex Pistols? The godfathers of punk say. And both the fans and the musicians didn't go in for your namby-pamby sterile piercing parlors. If a punk ...

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  4. A Sex Pistols single has sold for A 6,000. Who else has got cash in their collections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business News

    ... a stack of records, my heart leaped a little when I saw this weekend that a copy of God Save the Queen by the Sex Pistols on A&M had sold at auction for 6,000 , one of a handful that weren't destroyed when A&M ditched the Pistols just days after ...

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  5. Sex Pistols single sold for A 6,000: Unplayed copy of God Save The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Mail on Sunday

    ... 6,000: Unplayed copy of God Save The Queen was among handful not destroyed by record company A rare copy of the Sex Pistols' controversial single God Save The Queen has sold for A 6,000 at auction. The never-played record is one of a handful out of ...

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  6. jesusmaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | This Is Bristol

    Time was when Jesus and Mary Chain gigs were short violent affairs, as the gloomy, attitude-laden Scots played with a studied indifference to their audience, everything ending in shattered glass and smashed sound equipment. Nowadays the famed Gallagher -style hostility between brothers Jim and William Reid is over, time has moved on, and the band, who were hailed as the 'new Sex Pistols' when they surfaced in the mid-80s, living the notoriety by facing live and airplay bans, are mature and polite.

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  7. Exhibition at Lucy Bell Fine Art features images from 40 years of Rock portraits by Kevin CumminsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Art Daily

    ... are over 50 images from this large and diverse selection of portraits including Joy Division, The Smiths, The Sex Pistols, Courtney Love, David Bowie, Liam Gallagher, Sinead O'Connor, Manic Street Preachers, Buzzcocks, The Stone Roses and many more.

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  8. Buffy season 8 recap: 'No Future for You'/'Wolves at the Gate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... brings the funny with a healthy side of pop-culture references ("No Future for You" is a line lifted from the Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen"). He is also, as one can quickly tell from reading his Season 8 arc, a huge Buffy fan, and really good at ...

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  9. 20 Juicy Rock Memoirs That Don't Hold BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NME

    'Girl In A Band' Sonic Youth co-founder and all-round badass Kim Gordon releases her excellent memoir this week, which details her fascinating life, as well as branding Billy Corgan a 'crybaby', questioning Courtney Love's mental health and Lana Del Rey's feminist credentials. Viv Albertine - 'Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys' The winner of the Book of the Year prize at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas, the former member of The Slits' autobiography sees her hanging out with the Sex Pistols and The Clash, as well as playing guitar in one of the most innovative bands of the punk era.

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  10. Poet, comedian and commentator John Cooper Clarke to perform in BingleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... evening has already been sold out. He has previously toured with all the seminal bands, including The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Buzzcocks but in the 1970s he began to draw large crowds in his own right. He became one of the leading voices of punk ...

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  11. Yeti Love - The Alleycat, Denmark Street, Soho, LondonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Music-News.com

    ... famed, was once the hub of the UK music industry, playing host to the NME, The Melody Maker, The Stones and The Sex Pistols. The big names have long since packed their bags and said goodbye to the cobbled Soho Streets, but the closure of 12 Bar Club ...

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  12. Outre Theatre Company Presents Rooms: a Rock Romance This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... one-of-a kind musical. The year is 1977. Punk rock and the New Wave have swept the world, and bands like the Sex Pistols, the Ramones, and the Clash are seizing the spotlight. Monica, an ambitious singer driven to make a name for herself, meets Ian, ...

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  13. Anybody who reaches 56 and still wants to shock people is all right in my bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... is where it is today. She can't be un-invented any more than you can un-invent Elvis, The Beatles or The Sex Pistols, and only fools would consign living people to history or write them out of it. An ironic element of the BBC's defence - and ...

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  14. Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti' at 40: Soundgarden's Kim Thayil Looks BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | RollingStone

    ... move the needle over. That was kind of a weird way to listen to records. And of course, if you'd listened to the Sex Pistols, you didn't have to listen to them like that; that sound was just kind of always up there. I was 14 when Physical Graffiti ...

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  15. Few lobbyists expected on registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BBC News

    The woman in charge of the government's new register of lobbyists says she expects "quite a low level" of applicants when it opens in March. Critics say the register, a coalition government pledge, is not fit for purpose as it excludes many of those who are working as lobbyists.

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  16. Manchester, 1976: The birth of post-punkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Boing Boing

    At Cuepoint , Frank Owen recounts the riotous punk scene of 1970s Manchester that spawned Joy Division, the Buzzcocks, and one Steven Morissey. My most vivid memory of seeing the Sex Pistols at the Electric Circus is what happened after the show when I got jumped from behind by a bunch of neighborhood kids and received a serious kicking that left me cut and bruised for weeks.

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  17. Sebastian Shakespeare: Brave Jodie Kidd shows the strain of her...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Daily Mail

    ... take sole credit for the work. According to Kim, it's part of a recurring habit of airbrushing from history the Sex Pistols impresario's contribution to Westwood's career. 'Vivienne Westwood is a company that systematically tries to eradicate ...

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  18. 'He was the big cheese, wasn't he?': Steve Strange and me, by the friend who knew him for 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | IcNetwork

    'I first met him at a northern soul night at the Blackwood Miners. Blackwood at that time, compared to Merthyr, was quite happening' They were two youngsters from the Valleys who would revolutionise London's clubland in the '80s and this week marks 40 years to the day that Chris Sullivan first met Steve Strange.

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  19. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | American Reporter

    ... fire-breathing bassist for KISS. Does Blink-182 breathe fire or spit blood, Junior? Ever heard of the Sex Pistols? The godfathers of punk say. And both the fans and the musicians didn't go in for your namby-pamby sterile piercing parlors. If a punk ...

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  20. The Strange man of New RomanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Age

    Steve Strange was the singer and clubland impresario who inaugurated the New Romantic fashion and music movement which swept the pop world in the early 1980s. Steve Strange was the singer and clubland impresario who inaugurated the New Romantic fashion and music movement which swept the pop world in the early 1980s.

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