Tag: Punk

The emblematic Punk Rock song "God Save The Queen" by the Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977
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The emblematic Punk Rock song “God Save The Queen” by the Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977

Regarded by many of the general public as an assault on Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy, “God Save The Queen”, the emblematic and controversial Punk Rock song by the Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977

The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young
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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the 64th anniversary of his birth
By David Warren and Ken Warren

The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young
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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the day that marks the anniversary of his untimely death
By Ken Warren

The Sex Pistols Punk icon John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten turns 65
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The Sex Pistols Punk icon John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten turns 65

His rebellious image and fashion style led to him being asked to become the singer of the Sex Pistols by their manager, Malcolm McLaren in 1975. The band lasted less than three years but left behind a giant footprint on Rock N’ Roll history. The iconic John Lydon was born on January 31st, 1956

The Punk Rock mastermind Malcolm McLaren was born 75 years ago
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The Punk Rock mastermind Malcolm McLaren was born 75 years ago

His Portuguese grandmother used to tell him “To be bad is good… to be good is simply boring”, and Malcolm McLaren followed those words throughout his life. He was responsible to bring Punk to England and help to spread it around the world. The creator and mastermind behind the Sex Pistols was born on this day in 1946

"Have You Ever Feel You're Being Cheated?" The Sex Pistols play their final gig with Sid Vicious on this day in 1978
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“Have You Ever Feel You’re Being Cheated?” The Sex Pistols play their final gig with Sid Vicious on this day in 1978

By 1978 the Sex Pistols were already the leaders of the Punk Rock music movement, but on January 14th, during their infamous American Tour, the band decided to call it quit and played their last show at the San Francisco Winterland

40 Essential Punk Rock Songs
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40 Essential Punk Rock Songs

Punk Rock reached the masses in 1977, 43 years ago. Check the list for the 40 Essential songs

The day the Sex Pistols tricked the BBC when they performed "Pretty Vacant" at the Top Of The Pops
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The day the Sex Pistols tricked the BBC when they performed “Pretty Vacant” at the Top Of The Pops

Despite the protests, the Sex Pistols first appearance on the popular BBC chart show took place on July 21, 1977 where they lip-synced “Pretty Vacant” emphasizing the last syllable…