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  1. John Lydon delivers totally 'Rotten' autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    ... spewing in vintage Johnny Rotten style. That should come as no surprise to his fans. The ex-lead singer of the Sex Pistols arose as pop culture's most polarizing figure in the late '70s, a role he relishes to this day. Regarding fellow punk pioneers ...

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  2. Spectator competition: Nigel Farage's Desert Island discs (plus: a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Spectator

    ... full flow. Rob Stuart/Russell Brand Oooh, first choicey-woicey, that's gotta be 'Anarchy in the UK' by the Sex Pistols, ain't it, because although it's obvious, it's surprisingly obvious. Then I'm going for old Georgy Handel's 'Messiah', although I ...

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  3. What's in Your Fridge: Chris WalterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Georgia Straight

    ... more than I like Funhouse . They both have huge appeal to me. Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols Most punk rockers claim Never Mind the Bollocks , Here's the Sex Pistols as the album that showed them the way, and I must also ...

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  4. Review: And I Don't Want to Live This LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    It's no secret - sex and scandal sell. And in 1978, there were few scandals sexier than the Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, at the Chelsea Hotel in New York.

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  5. Five Hillary-at-Chipotle Think Pieces That Maybe Read Too Much Into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | National Review Online

    ... and politics/culture aren't uncommon - like with John Lennon and the anti-war hippie counterculture and the Sex Pistols and the anarchist punk counterculture - so I guess now we can just add Justin Bieber and Hillary's lunch to that list. With an ...

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  6. STIFF Little Fingers will be playing in Warrington on June 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Warrington Guardian

    The Irish band formed in Belfast in 1977 at the height of the punk movement alongside the likes of the Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69 and The Stranglers. They initially wrote about their own lives, growing up at the height of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, but now sing about everything from the economic collapse to depression.

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  7. Spotlight on The Vibrators' Pure ManiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2009 | Examiner.com

    It's not surprising that 1977, often called "the year punk broke," saw the release of many classic debut albums by some of the most revered artists in punk and new wave. The Sex Pistols , The Clash , Television , Elvis Costello , Talking Heads , Wire , Richard Hell , The Damned , Cheap Trick , Ian Dury , The Jam , Suicide , and solo Iggy Pop all made their voices heard that year, and deserving to be mentioned alongside that hallowed crowd are The Vibrators .

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  8. Def Leppard takes on a new perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Canada.com

    Chalk one up for nostalgia, perhaps, but Def Leppard heading back on tour is also a victory lap for the British hard rock band. It was just over 30 years ago that drummer Rick Allen lost his arm in a motorcycle accident, on Dec. 31, 1984.

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  9. Finding Home with Jesse MalinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Psychology Today

    Jesse Malin is a New York City institution. Malin not only fronted the seminal New York bands Heart Attack and D-Generation and amassed an impressive solo career , but also he is part-owner of the Niagara and the Bowery Electric , two thriving clubs that help continue to give downtown its character.

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  10. Viv Albertine writing sequel to 'Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music, Boys Boys Boys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NME

    Viv Albertine is writing a sequel to her memoir Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music, Boys Boys Boys , which was named Book Of The Year at the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas in February. A press release states: "Viv Albertine's brilliant new book picks up where the memoir finished with Viv's life today, and explores her thoughts on the subjects that have in many ways defined her life: art, fashion, sex, feminism, and the journey from youth into middle age."

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  11. Chris Evans announces 'TFI Friday' will return for 90-minute special this June - TV NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NME

    Chris Evans has confirmed that TFI Friday will return for a 90-minute special on Channel 4 at 9pm on June 12. The presenter shared the news on Twitter last night after revealing that he had attended the "first, proper grown-up production meeting" for the revival special earlier in the day. All went well.

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  12. Memories: moving with the times for punk era in 1977Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Evening Times

    In June that year a row was brewing over the visit of The Stranglers to City Halls in Glasgow after the Sex Pistols had been banned from playing at the Apollo. The reason for the ban was threat to public order and, despite permission being granted for The Stranglers, some committee members were still demanding that the group be investigated.

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  13. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  14. Punk Rock Indeed: The Two Sides of Viv AlbertineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    This post was produced in partnership with Bloom , a literary site that features authors whose first books were published when they were 40 or older. 1. Sometimes being a Bloomer isn't so much about the dazzling late first act, as it is about the fact that there is a second act at all.

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  15. Barb Wire DollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | OC Weekly

    Not long ago did art punks Isis Queen, Pyn Doll, JayJay Doll and Krash Doll meet at an artist compound in Greece and connect through their mutual interest in playing music. The rest, as they say, is history: naming themselves Barb Wire Dolls, the group veered away from the corporate music industry to focus on self-releasing their own songs, which feature a hard metal/thrash punk-sound drawing interest from punk pioneers like Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols to Iggy Pop.

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  16. Billy Idol, Counting Crows among new shows announced for Maine State Pier in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Crows are priced between $39.75 through $89.75. As part of the infamous Bromley Contingent and a fan of the Sex Pistols, Billy Idol was inspired to front the British punk band Generation X from 1976 until the band's split in 1981. Determined to ...

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  17. Inside Jann Wenner's Top-Secret Rock and Roll Hall of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Billboard

    Artists such as Janet Jackson, Trent Reznor, Mariah Carey and the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten have faced opposition from the Rock Hall's greying voters. When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee meets in New York every September, they nibble on sushi and Carnegie Deli sandwiches, and decide which artists to place on that year's election ballot.

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  18. Review: Cobain: Montage of Heck ****Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | RTE.ie

    ... leave naysayers and detractors in no doubt that Kurt Cobain, in the words of one of Nirvana's forebearers, The Sex Pistols, really did mean it maaaan. Taking its title from a gonzo mix tape of surreal comedy, snatches of music, and voice recordings ...

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  19. The Nine Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 4/10/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Village Voice

    Friday, 4/10 Cock Sparrer Warsaw 7 p.m., $32 Back in 1976, the young punks in Cock Sparrer coulda been the next Sex Pistols, but they famously wouldn't cut their hair into a punk style for Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren. Yet, as any punk worth her Docs will tell you, Cock Sparrer were soooo much better as musicians and songwriters than their snotty contemporaries.

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  20. MomentumBROADCAST NEWSRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | 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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