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Articles Tagged 'John Lydon'


WATCH: John Lydon Goes Rotten on Female Australian TV Host

No one ever expects decorum from John Lydon — better known as Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten. But even his most jaded critics are gagging at his latest stunt, which took place Tuesday (April 9) in Australia where he’s currently touring with his other classic band Public Image Ltd. While Lydon was appearing via satellite […]

What Are Classic Rock Awards Ceremonies For?

It seems a little churlish, when you have a roomful of the great and good from the history of rock music, to point out that the reason they have all assembled is to receive a form of tribute which has transparently been created just in order to get them there in the first place. Surely […]

Rolling Sex Beatles For The Olympics?

Some news stories contain such a heady mix of excitement, horror and wishful thinking, no one is entirely sure how best to react: this next item is a perfect example. Next year sees London play host to the Olympic Games, and as is now traditional, there’s going to be a ceremony which will be eye-peeling, […]

John Lydon Promises His ‘Best Record’ is Forthcoming

John Lydon certainly keeps things interesting, right? Especially when it comes to talking to the press. Yahoo! UK (via BANG Showbiz) reports that the ex-Sex Pistols frontman and Public Image Limited principal has revealed that his music career is still plugging along. In fact, the outspoken English rocker believes he has another standout masterwork up […]

Royal Roundup: Anti-monarchist Johnny Rotten is Rocked by Royal Love

Is this the story of Johnny Rotten? Even former Sex Pistol John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) has a soft spot for Kate and William. A staunch anti-royalist, Lydon snarled a punk version of “God Save the Queen” back in 1977.  But love conquers all, even John Lydon. “They seem very much in love. They actually do, so I’m really all right […]

Music Roundup: The Go! Team Revives Its Pop Party Mix

The Go! Team returns after a near-four year hiatus to release its third studio album, Rolling Blackouts, out today (February 1) in the U.S. via Memphis Industries. Not surprisingly, the lively 14-song set will instantly remind you why first fell for the Brighton, England collective’s effervescent indie rock blend in the first place. Their vibrant […]

Sitting Next to John Lydon Isn’t Such a Gas, Says Jay Kay

(L-R) John Lydon, Jay Kay Jamiroquai's Jay Kay has been in a feisty mood lately, hitting out at X Factor judges Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue, and Lady Gaga. But during a recent flight to Australia, someone else ripped the headdress-loving rabble-rouser a new one. According to The Sun, Kay had the luxury of sitting […]

Music Roundup: Killing Joke Reigns Again on ‘Absolute Dissent’

It's getting to be that time of year where the music release schedule stars to wind down with holiday albums and various reissues. But luckily Killing Joke sneaks in their long-awaited Absolute Dissent LP in the U.S. today. The dozen-song marks the Killing Joke's 14th overall studio effort and their first in nearly three decades […]

John Lydon Praises William and Kate’s Royal Engagement

The last person I ever expected to congratulate Prince William and Kate Middleton on their royal engagement was John Lydon. The outspoken punk legend has famously channeled his disgust for the British Monarchy in the press for decades and the message behind The Sex Pistols song "God Save the Queen" still says it all. But […]

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