Sex pistols

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the trashy, tragic love story of 'sid & nancy' returns

The cult punk biopic is heading to the Criterion Collection, with behind-the-scenes footage and the infamous 1976 Sex Pistols interview that had Bill Grundy banned from British TV.
Hannah Ongley
5.17.17
Music

​god save sex pistols! revisit the original punk icons' shocking visual impact

Historian Johan Kugelberg has spent the last five years compiling the ultimate visual encyclopedia of Sex Pistols ephemera.
Felix Petty
11.4.16
Culture

captivating photos of vivienne westwood and johnny rotten during punk's 70s prime

Galleria Carla Sozzani explores the explosive beginnings of the London subculture — and its now-infamous key players — through over 90 captivating photographs.
Hannah Ongley
6.9.16
Music

delve into incredible punk archive in a new free exhibition

From John Peel’s personal copy of 'Teenage Kicks' to Westwood’s original tits T-shirt (plus 'Sniffin’ Glue' fanzines), the British Library has a more exciting collection than you might think.
Charlotte Gush
5.12.16
Culture

the world's biggest collection of skinhead ephemera is going on display

Calling all Boot Boys, Smoothies, Sorts, and Knuckle Girls...
Matthew Whitehouse
4.8.16
Music

the sex pistols' graffiti-covered apartment is officially a punk london landmark

‘Pretty Vacant’? Not quite. The iconic band’s former pad at 6 Denmark Street is now a historical site.
Emily Manning
3.22.16
Music

throwback: it's 1986 and ex-sex pistol john lydon aka johnny rotten stars in i-D's the madness issue

As Punk.London, a year-long celebration of 40 years of punk influence launches across the city, we throw back to an iconic interview with original punk Johnny Rotten. Having just celebrated his 60th birthday and about to release his rather eventful...
i-D Staff
2.4.16
Music

london calling: princess julia meets john lydon

Two people who know more than a little bit about street, sound and style are our own Princess Julia and Sex Pistols alumni John Lydon. Here, the two talk growing up in austerity, architecture and surviving airplane disasters…
Princess Julia
7.29.15
Music

melodrama, sadness and love songs with the national

Matt Berninger, The National’s charismatic front man has a voice that can reach into your soul and draw out things you didn’t even know you felt.
Ger Tierney
10.24.14