Sex Pistols

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‘My family were horrified’: Unseen Sex Pistols photos to go on show in London
Images taken on Christmas Day 1977 include punk band dancing to Boney M and having a food fight

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Sep, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Timothy Spall’s teenage obsessions: ‘For my art A-level I nailed up apples covered in pubic hair’
The actor on studying with the Sex Pistols, being in a Bowie tribute act, the appeal of Roxy Music, the help of teachers and the power of surrealism

As told to Rich Pelley

02, Sep, 2021 @1:17 PM

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John Lydon: court decision on Danny Boyle film ‘so destructive’ for Sex Pistols
Punk frontman, who lost case against bandmates over use of music in TV series, says he fears band’s legacy may be ‘watered down’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Aug, 2021 @1:57 PM

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Sex Pistols in legal battle over music licensing for new Danny Boyle series
Steve Jones and Paul Cook are suing John Lydon, who has refused to give permission for Pistol to use the band’s music

Laura Snapes

16, Jul, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Rotten luck for England? Never mind the lyrics | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sex Pistols | HGV rules | Named driver | Milking cows | Oscar Wilde | Masks

Letters

08, Jul, 2021 @4:37 PM

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'I wanted to be a living work of art': why Jordan is the queen of punk rock style
Adam Ant claimed she invented punk, with a take on clothes that still shocks more than 40 years later. Now, as Maisie Williams plays her in Danny Boyle’s new series Pistol, Jordan’s story is finding a new audience

Lauren Cochrane

06, Apr, 2021 @7:11 AM

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Danny Boyle to direct Sex Pistols TV drama based on Steve Jones' memoir
Co-written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, six-part series Pistol to star Maisie Williams as punk icon Jordan and Babyteeth’s Toby Wallace as Jones

Laura Snapes

11, Jan, 2021 @3:30 PM

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John Lydon’s support for Trump is idiotic. But why expect your heroes to stay pure? | Suzanne Moore
The former Sex Pistol has said he would vote for the current US president. It’s a reminder that, when musicians get involved in politics, the result is usually nonsense

Suzanne Moore

12, Oct, 2020 @5:05 PM

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John Lydon: 'Don't become entrenched in one opinion and get stuck there for ever'
The former Sex Pistols frontman talks about looking after his wife, Nora, his support for Trump and Brexit, and why he can’t abide ‘moaners’

Barbara Ellen

11, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Rule, Britannia! is out of tune with the times | Letters
Letters: The song should be axed from the Last Night of the Proms, says Adelheid Russenberger, while Prof John Barrell thinks the lyrics apply only too well to present-day Britain. Plus letters from Malcolm Shifrin, Penelope Putz, Karen Lewton and Ruth Lewis

Letters

25, Aug, 2020 @5:03 PM

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Tracing the lost London venues that helped launch Amy Winehouse, Hendrix and punk
Some are now shops, some are churches – but each had a role in musical history. Photographer Paul Talling has documented the story of 150 of them

Henry McDonald

31, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Phil May obituary
Powerful vocalist, frontman and songwriter with the Pretty Things, the outlandish rock band that inspired Bowie and Nirvana

Adam Sweeting

17, May, 2020 @2:13 PM

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