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Avril Lavigne's British Influence

Avril Lavigne's clothing range is heavily influenced by British music.The Canadian singer's Abbey Dawn line is inspired by some of her favourite 70s punk bands, such as the Sex Pistols and believes her influences are...

John Lydon Turned Cops On Branson During Boat Raid

Punk icon John Lydon escaped arrest during the Sex Pistols' infamous gig on a boat in 1977 - by telling cops music mogul Richard Branson was the band's frontman.The controversial group performed a show on...

Johnny Depp Plays 'Surprise' Show

Johnny Depp played a surprise concert in Texas.The Hollywood heartthrob is currently in Austin to promote new movie 'The Rum Diary' and stunned the crowd at the Continental Club by performing an impromptu set with...

John Lydon A 'Mad Barker'

Sex Pistols singer John Lydon was a "mad barker" until he found "humanity and love".The frontman feels his second band, Public Image Limited (PiL), brought out qualities in him which audiences hadn't previously seen when...

Sex Pistols Disc Is Most Valuable Vinyl

A rare recording of the Sex Pistols' God Save The Queen has been named the world's most valuable vinyl disc.Experts value A&M Records' copy of God Save The Queen at $12,800 (£8,000), since the punk...

John Lydon Still Waiting To Record Masterpiece

John Lydon doesn't think he's made his best record yet.The former Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited (PiL) frontman has been behind albums including 'Never Mind The B******s, Here's the Sex Pistols' and 'Metal Box',...

Primal Scream Teaming With Matlock For Liam Gallagher's Japan Show

Fans attending Liam Gallagher's star-studded charity show for Japan are set for a rock 'n' roll first - Primal Scream are teaming up with Sex Pistols legend Glen Matlock for the gig.The former Oasis star's...

Osbourne Slams Lydon For Ozzy Rant

Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly has defended her father after John Lydon labelled him a "senile delinquent", calling the Sex Pistols star "sad" and "bitter" for taking aim at her dad.Lydon made the remarks last week...

John Lydon Not A Punk

John Lydon doesn't like being called a punk. The singer - also known as Johnny Rotten - was leader of the notorious band Sex Pistols, figureheads of the rebellious 70s movement, but despite being dubbed...

The Monkees Surprised To Influence The Sex Pistols

The Monkees are "surprised" they influenced The Sex Pistols.The family friendly 60s group - the first ever manufactured pop band - said they are astounded by the artists who admire them, in particular the outrageous...

American Idol Fan Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has started watching 'American Idol' since Steven Tyler became a judge.The rocker has become a regular viewer of the pop star search show since the Aerosmith star joined the panel...

John Lydon Blasts Jay-z

John Lydon has branded Jay-Z a "parody".The former Sex Pistols rocker - who is also known as Johnny Rotten - admitted he isn't a fan of the hip hop superstar and is pleased to have...

Jamiroquai Blasts Rotten Lydon

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY has blasted SEX PISTOLS rocker JOHN LYDON, accusing him of becoming a "nuisance" during a long-haul flight to Australia.The singer was sitting next to Lydon, also known as Johnny Rotten, when...

Frank Black Donates 100,000 Pound To Keep Club Open

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

Sex Pistols Track To Be Used In Advert

Punk legends the SEX PISTOLS have agreed to allow their hit song PRETTY VACANT to be used in a television commercial for the first time.Former frontman Johnny Rotten, real name John Lydon, was slated for...

Duff Mckagan Quits Addiction

Duff McKagan has left Jane's Addiction after just five months.The former Guns 'N' Roses bass player cited "musical differences" as the motivation behind his decision to leave the US rock group, despite working on material...

Bob Marley Biopic Planned

Bob Marley is to be the focus of a biopic. British director Jenny Ash is developing a project about the reggae artist, focusing on the time he spend living in London.Ash told Deadline.com: "There's never...

The Sex Pistols Fragrance

The Sex Pistols have released a new fragrance.The English punk rock band - fronted by Johnny Rotten - have teamed up with cosmetic firm Fragrance and Beauty Limited to create the Sex Pistols scent, which...

Gorillaz Shot Down By Sex Pistol

Damon Albarn was snubbed by punk legend John Lydon when he asked him to appear on the Gorillaz album.The animated band's frontman offered the Sex Pistols singer the chance to appear on latest LP 'Plastic...

Ronnie Wood's Glastonbury Dream

Ronnie Wood is upset his band The Faces have not been asked to play at this year's Glastonbury Festival.The guitarist - who is also a member of The Rolling Stones - is desperate to take...

Gillespie Forms Silver Machine Supergroup

Rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE has formed a new supergroup with the SEX PISTOLS' GLEN MATLOCK, RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY and his PRIMAL SCREAM bandmates ANDREW INNES and BARRIE CADOGAN.The five-piece has teamed up to...

The Faces To Make New Lp?

The Faces are set to record new material.Keyboard player Ian McLagan believes writing and recording fresh songs is the logical next step for the reformed band once they complete their US tour.He said: "I think...

New Face Mick Hucknall

Ronnie Wood is working with Mick Hucknall on The Faces reunion.The guitarist is reforming his former band with a number of guest musicians and vocalists and has praised the Simply Red frontman's talents, comparing him...

Malcolm Mclaren Laid To Rest

Malcolm Mclaren was laid to rest in London today (22.04.10). Mourners including Adam Ant, Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie, Bob Geldof and artist Dinos Chapman attended a service for the late star, held at St Mary...

John Lydon Pays Tribute To Mclaren

John Lydon has paid tribute to late Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, who died yesterday (08.04.10). Former Sex Pistols frontman John - also known as Johnny Rotten - described McLaren, who passed away from cancer...

Arctic Monkeys 'Mocking Music'

John Lydon has blasted the Arctic Monkeys for making "a mockery" out of the music industry. The former Sex Pistols frontman - also known as Johnny Rotten - claims the Sheffield based band - whose...

John Lydon's Pink Floyd Ambition

John Lydon would like to record a version of Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon'.The former Sex Pistols singer - who famously wore a T-shirt emblazoned with 'I Hate Pink Floyd' in his 70s...

John Lydon's Sid Regret

John Lydon regrets bringing former band member Sid Vicious into the Sex Pistols.The group's former frontman believes the late musician could not cope with the pressure of being part of the 'Pretty Vacant' hitmakers and...

Lydon's Warning For Wannabes

Tragic punk icon SID VICIOUS would still be alive and well today if he had met rocker LOU REED - because he would have realised that the drug lifestyle the VELVET UNDERGROUND star sang about...

Rourke Thanks Stallone And Jones For Support

MICKEY ROURKE has publicly thanked SYLVESTER STALLONE and SEX PISTOLS star STEVE JONES for standing by him when he hit rock bottom.The actor made a triumphant return to the big screen last year (08), with...

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