With a new PiL album and an autobiography out, the former Johnny Rotten looks back on his 59 years, calling them "strange" with "a serious learning curve" in his earliest days.
10 Sep 2015
At a time when factions of the punk movement were trying to establish a collective identity, Johnny Rotten maintained an outsider stance while ripping into the darlings of the hip punk set with the same ferocity he applied to the living dinosaurs of establishment rock.
20 Mar 2012
The Spirit of ’77 abounds as the Sex Pistols round out the Top Ten on the Big List. Mendelsohn and Klinger take a cheap holiday in other people’s misery. Right. Now.
19 Nov 2010
Through a string of genre-hopping musical explorations, he was at best a visionary, at worst a journalist in thrall to the sights and sounds of the streets, whether those found in the Bronx or Johannesburg or Vienna.
08 Apr 2010
Still, 250 hours of footage, and none of it showed up on this DVD...? Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?"
26 Jul 2005
As the Pistols geared up for the release of 'God Save the Queen', scores of youths, scattered around Europe and elsewhere, sensed the imminent revolution: They dismissed David Bowie and Gary Glitter as bourgeois, listened to 'Anarchy in the UK', and as the last act of defiance, wore safety pins on their school uniforms.
16 Jul 2002
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