Sid Vicious

RIP Sidney: 34 Years Since The Death Of Sex Pistols Bassist

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Saturday marks the 34th anniversary of the death of Sid Vicious. The 21-year-old Sex Pistols bassist was found dead in bed ahead of his trial for ...

Sid Vicious Fatally OD-ed in NY Nearly 34 Years Ago

Larry Jaffee | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

A friend recently mentioned that one of his now-grown daughters was named 'Sidney' after Sid Vicious. I immediately chimed in that I once was in an elevator with Sid while I was covering his murder trial on 21 November, 1978 for a long-gone fanzine called Imagine.

Don't Drink and Jive: Why Alcohol and Performance Do Not Make Cosy Bedfellows

Matthew Phillips | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Phillips

I don't feel the need to rid myself of inhibitions prior to a gig because, in all sincerity, the stage is one of the few places that I can be entirely myself, warts and all. If you can't amplify your neuroses and insecurities at a show then, frankly, what's the point?

Anarchy in the 100 Club, Almost...

Jason Holmes | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The evening was planned as a retrospective of the album that changed everything for British music. Never Mind The B******* sprang angrily into life in 1977, an original musical work that openly criticised a culturally cobwebbed United Kingdom. But the organisers do not get politeness this evening. Instead they get cat calls and verbal threats.

Punk Rock Musicians Should Have Huge Bonuses...

Mark Hillary | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

The Damned were always a little different to most punk bands, with singer Dave Vanian possessing the kind of voice many crooners would kill for and guitarist Captain Sensible being a skilled musician. Contrast this to Paul Simonon writing chords on his fretboard and Sid Vicious who had the right attitude, but no ability to play a guitar, and you can see why they stood out.

Sex Pistols To Re-Release Their Alternative National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Sex Pistols are paying tribute to the Queen as she celebrates 60 years of reign, in the only way they know how. 35 years after they stormed th...

Henry VIII Beats Sid Vicious To Be Britain's All-Time Greatest Rebel

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

Rock stars, royals and footballers have been named among a list of all-time great British rebels, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 adul...