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Punk legend Bob Mould on unleashing his need to scream with ‘Blue Hearts’
Punk legend Bob Mould on unleashing his need to scream with ‘Blue Hearts’
"Government authorize education/(Don't mean a thing)/They'll teach you what they want you to think/(Don't mean a thing)/Saturation of stars and stripes/(Don't mean a thing)/The only freedom worth fighting for is for what you think/Why bother spending time/Reading up on things/Everybody's an authority/In a free land" Those 11 lines comprise the entire lyric of “In A Free Land,” the second
These 10 bands showcase the Ramones’ undying influence on music
These 10 bands showcase the Ramones’ undying influence on music
Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 25, 2021: The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar played by Johnny Ramone on every Ramones album from 1977 onward and at 1,985 of their live shows sold at auction for $937,500. Not bad, considering the punk guitar architect paid $200 for it, after his original one he bought for $50 in the early ‘70s was stolen.  ...
15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre
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 had been imagining in their heads, and maybe had limited means or skills by which to make it. But what if you didn’t want to crank out recharged three-chord rock ’n’ roll with modern street poetry for lyrics? What if you want...
7 early Sex Pistols moments that deserve screen time in FX’s miniseries
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 be based on guitarist Steve Jones’ 2016 autobiography Lonely Boy: Tales From A Sex Pistol, relating the catalytic events of the band’s history and the scene they largely ignited from Jones’ perspective. Directing and executiv...
Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon to voice character in ‘Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’
Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon to voice character in ‘Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’
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 working on financing As reported by Yahoo News, the Public Image Ltd and former Sex Pistols frontman, Johnny Rotten, or John Lydon, has decided to lend his iconic voice to a cartoon character in a new reiteration of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon calls Trump “a possible friend,” supports Brexit vote
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, detailed his support of Brexit and Donald Trump. “There’s many, many problems with him as a human being, but he’s not that. There just might be a chance th ...
Public Image Limited – This is PiL
Public Image Limited – This is PiL
Public Image Limited This is PiL This is not the Public Image Limited that you want. But really, how could it be? As much as we'd love to see what so many consider to be the "perfect" lineup of this ever-morphing band, John Lydon is too headstrong to bother with mending the bridges he burned with former members Keith Levene and Jah Wobble, the two central figures behind PiL's best work