Tag: john lydon

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How punk and reggae united and went “outernational” to rule the world

This past March 5, the French punk label Guerilla Asso quietly slipped a genius album into the marketplace: Rocket To Kingston, credited to Bobby...
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These 15 classic albums made 1996 a crucial year in punk history

1996: President Bill Clinton was squaring off against Kansas Sen. Bob Dole in a successful bid for a second term in the White House....
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10 punk vocalists from the ’70s who upended mainstream rock standards

Nashville songwriting great Harlan Howard once defined country music as “three chords and the truth.” Many have said that definition could also be applied...
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15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised...
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10 Manchester bands who cranked up the punk in the late ’70s

In the ’70s, England had two great punk cities. Most across the planet thought London was the world’s only punk capital, completely ignoring the...
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10 times punk rockers stole the show on American TV in the ’70s and...

You would think television (the medium, as opposed to Television, the band) and punk rock were a match made in heaven. After all, the...
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7 early Sex Pistols moments that deserve screen time in FX’s miniseries

On Jan. 11, FX announced it’d ordered a six-episode limited series about British punk spark plug the Sex Pistols. Titled Pistol, the show will...
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There’s one ’70s punk-rock icon that Anti-Flag all agree is a badass

High-powered punks Anti-Flag recently celebrated the release of their documentary, Beyond Barricades: The Story Of Anti-Flag. Over the course of nearly three decades, the...

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon to voice character in ‘Rise Of The Teenage...

Well, we never pictured the Johnny Rotten voicing a cartoon character, but here we are. Read more: ‘Bill And Ted 3’ set for February production, still...

Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon calls Trump “a possible friend,” supports Brexit vote

Former Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten, or John Lydon, sat down with ITV's Good Morning Britain to talk more about his new book—and, in turn,...