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Sex Pistols Last Show Was 35 YEARS Ago

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 | 0 comments

Sex Pistols Last Show Was 35 YEARS Ago

It’s hard to imagine now, but back in 1978, punk rockers the Sex Pistols were public enemies in both the States and their native United Kingdom. In a sense, the public’s revulsion made sense, since the quartet — frontman Johnny Rotten, guitarist Steve Jones, bassist Sid Vicious and drummer Paul Cook — specialized in antagonism. Their songs were both musically and lyrically aggressive (see the...

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Controversial Sex Pistols Demo Found

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Controversial Sex Pistols Demo Found

Once believed long lost, a “legendary” demo of Sex Pistols’ highly controversial song “Belsen Was a Gas” has now surfaced on the Internet. Reportedly penned by Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious before he joined the influential punk rock band, the song is about a Nazi concentration camp in Germany. Until recently, only live recordings and a soundtrack version featuring...

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