The Sex Pistols

Viva The Revolution: British Protest Music Is Alive and Kicking

Daniel Jeakins | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Jeakins

Every protest needs a soundtrack. The American civil rights movement was accompanied by Bob Dylan's Blowin' In The Wind - in Britain Thatcher's decima...

Holidays in the Sun: Now I Gotta Reason...

Neil Durkin | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Durkin

Whether you go to the Canary Islands, Corfu or Florida (three favourite destinations), you might come back with a new love of the country, a desire to go back, and even a feeling that you'd like to support campaigns to promote better human rights in those countries...

Bleach Blood: Lifeline Back to Punk

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Guitar bands are manifold in London town, and it's been a while since that fact could be stated with any certainty. Tastes are reverting as live music played in intimate venues becomes a necessary constant in these cash-strapped, culturally arid times.

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.

The Sex Pistols: Never Mind The B*******, Re-released After 35 Years

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Steve raises his voice, a bit of the old punk rage perhaps asserting itself again after all these years. "You had to work to go and see a band back in '77, had to get off your arse and go to a gig, and then go to a record store to purchase the product. There was a lot more work involved. Now it's just mindless consumption."

Pussy Riot and the Legacy of Punk

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Johan Kugelberg

The riot girls taught us that young women inside a counter-culture movement don't necessarily get heard until they grab the microphone.

LISTEN: The Leaked Olympics Opening Ceremony Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

The playlist for the London Olympics opening ceremony has reportedly been leaked. Danny Boyle's 86 track playlist, featuring songs by the Sex Pisto...

Sex Pistols Face Blind Singer In Chart Battle

PA | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Sex Pistols face a chart battle with a blind singer who aims to take the National Anthem to the top of the charts for Diamond Jubilee week. Lis...

Johnny's Rotten About 'God Save The Queen' Comeback

WENN | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon wants "no part" of the fan campaign to push the band's God Save The Queen re-release to the top of the charts, insisti...

Why a History of Punk Rock Matters

Josh White | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Josh White

What began as an artistic movement, as an expression of counter-cultural angst, crossed continents into film studios, literature, poetry, theatres, art galleries and catwalks. By the mid-1990s, punk was a global commodity. Green Day, Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance are now household names.