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Unseen Punk Photos Unearthed For New Book

Almost 200 unseen photographs documenting the heyday of the British punk movement and featuring icons including Sid Vicious and The Clash will be released next month (Apr13).Snapper Sheila Rock is opening up her personal archives...

In Light Of Courtney Love Covering Jay Z's '99 Problems': Five Most Unlikely Cover Versions

Courtney Love doesn’t have much of a track record when it comes to cover versions. With her band Hole, she would often play a version of Guns N Roses’ ‘Paradise City’ that she would abandon...

Sex Pistols Guitarist Wants Musical Revolution

Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones is calling for a new musical revolution. The 'God Save the Queen' band changed the course of musical history with their outrageous lyrics, behaviour and shock tactics in the 70s,...

Controversial Sid Vicious Song Included On New Sex Pistols Release

The Sex Pistols have released a lost demo recording of a track penned by the late Sid Vicious.The bass player and punk icon reportedly wrote the controversial track, Belsen Was a Gas, before he signed...

Sid Vicious' Art To Hit The Auction Block

A collection of Sid Vicious' newly-discovered artwork is set to fetch $6,400 (£4,000) at auction.The Sex Pistols star, real name John Simon Beverley, created a variety of sketches and paintings as a teen studying at...

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...

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...

Kapranos Wanted To Die Like Sid Vicious

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is disappointed he didn't die "glamorously" at a young age - because he always wanted to emulate his idol SID VICIOUS.The Take Me Out hitmaker wishes he could have passed...

Vicious Voted Top Rock Wildman

Hellraising SEX PISTOLS star SID VICIOUS has been voted the most controversial rocker of all time. Vicious - real name John Ritchie - died of a heroin overdose in 1979, months after he was accused of...

Vicious + Gaye's Last Day Studied In Tv Documentary

SID VICIOUS, MARVIN GAYE and cult writer HUNTER S THOMPSON's final hours are to be scrutinised in a macabre new US TV series. America's Biography Channel will debut THE FINAL 24 series, beginning this week...

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