Sid Vicious Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th October 2009

Quote: "He didn't have the artistry for it. He was lucky if he could stand up." Rocker Lemmy on trying to teach late punk icon Sid Vicious to play the bass.

14th July 2009

Quote: "I've been in a lot of relationships that were exciting but unhealthy, very Sid-and-Nancy-esque. I wanted somebody I could count on. (And) with all the craziness of this business, I know I can count on my man - and he knows he can count on me." Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie compares her past relationships before marrying husband Josh Duhamel to doomed rock-and-roll couple Sid Vicious and NANCY SPUNGEN.

6th February 2009

Quote: "Sid made sex purposely corny and mundane - making it easy to overcome adolescent inhibitions. Everyone wanted to sleep with Sid. Except for Marianne Faithfull... she insisted he take a bath first." Malcolm McLaren insists late punk idol Sid Vicious was a ladies' man.

5th February 2009

Quote: "With the Sex Pistols account drained, I thought he could sing for his supper at the Sands in Las Vegas and pay the bills... After all, Sid was the only punk candidate who could fill Elvis shoes." Former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren wanted the band's bass player Sid Vicious to perform a residency in Las Vegas.

16th July 2008

Quote: "He's created this anarchic, Sid Vicious-like punk rock JOKER." BATMAN Christian Bale is still shaken by late co-star Heath Ledger's performance as villain The Joker.

28th February 2008

Fact: Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong, Mia, Common and Joan Jett are among the musicians who appear alongside the likenesses of late icons Ian Curtis and Sid Vicious in a new advertising campaign celebrating shoe manufacturer Converse's 100th birthday.

8th October 2007

Quote: "The only surprise is that we're going to bring Sid on for the encore. We're going to fly his ashes through the air conditioning." Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon cannot resist joking about the death of deceased former bandmate Sid Vicious.

4th September 2007

Quote: "We are not going to end up like them (Sid Vicious and NANCY SPUNGEN). We're in love and have everything to live for." Troubled soul star Amy Winehouse is adamant she and husband Blake Fielder-Civil will not meet the same tragic end as the SEX PISTOL's frontman and his girlfriend, who were both heroin addicts. Vicious died aged 21 in 1979.

12th July 2007

Quote: "I never got on with Sid. I thought he was a complete f**king div (sic)... He was just a scruffy smackhead. Never done it for me." Veteran rocker Paul Weller admits he disliked late SEX PISTOL Sid Vicious.

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