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Public Image Ltd: This Is Pil – review

881 days ago
Guardian MusicPiL's new album both recalls their glory days and contradicts them at the same time – but then that's John Lydon all overThe legendary band that deigns to return to active service usually deals in familiarity: they sell records and gig tickets ... more info

John Lydon - John Lydon Defends Butter Adverts

887 days ago
ContactMusicPunk legend John Lydon has defended his decision to appear in a much-maligned U K advert for butter insisting he was proud to boost the image of a British brand The former Sex Pistols frontman stunned fans when he signed up to front a TV commercial f... more info

Lydon says he wanted to be a painter

896 days ago
The IndependentJohn Lydon, the former Sex Pistol, would have "loved to be a painter", he says in one of a series of interviews with leading punk rockers to be aired in a BBC season entitled "Punk Britannia" next month. more info

John Lydon: Olympics wanted to censor the Sex Pistols

901 days ago
Guardian MusicSinger claims band snubbed London 2012 closing ceremony because organisers were 'killing the honesty' of the PistolsThe Olympics organisers wanted to censor the Sex Pistols, John Lydon has claimed in explanation of the band's decision to snub the clo... more info

Sex Pistols - John Lydon Loves Watching Old Sex Pistols Footage

905 days ago
ContactMusicWatching old footage of the Sex Pistols sends a shiver up John Lydons spine The former frontman of the punk rock band - who quit in 1978 to found a new group Public Image Ltd - is still proud of the work they did and sometimes likes to reminisce b... more info

1977: the Queen's punk jubilee

907 days ago
Guardian MusicIn 1977, the punk movement collided with the Queen's silver jubilee, and the Sex Pistols chose to mark the event with a provocative boat trip on the Thames. As another royal jubilee beckons, some who were there tell us about those heady daysFor the S... more info

John Lydon - John Lydon Slams Simon Cowell

907 days ago
ContactMusicJohn Lydon thinks Simon Cowell is really bad news for music The Sex Pistols frontman finds the music mogul hilarious to watch while judging on TV talent shows but he believes the X Factor boss is very destructive He said He... more info

John Lydon - John Lydon Blames Managers For Partial Pil Reunion

909 days ago
ContactMusicRocker John Lydon has blamed his former bandmate Jah Wobbles management team for scuppering a full Public Image Ltd reunion Former Sex Pistols star Lydon announced in 2009 he was putting PiL back together after a 17-year hiatus but bassist Wobble con... more info

John Lydon - John Lydon Slams Olympics

909 days ago
ContactMusicJohn Lydon has slammed the London Olympics organizers for trying to involve the Sex Pistols in the Games without any respect The groups frontman is refusing to support the sporting event - which is due to take place from July 27-August 12 t... more info

John Lydon Snubs The London Olympics

910 days ago
StarpulsePunk icon John Lydon turned down an offer for his band Sex Pistols to take part in the London Olympics celebrations, branding the event a waste of money and accusing organizers of trying to hijack ... more info

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