Johnny Rotten

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Save Sex Pistols Graffiti, Archeologists Plead

Johnny Rotten cartoons 'can be compared to cave paintings'

(Newser) - Graffiti scrawled on the walls of a London flat by the Sex Pistols' Johnny Rotten in the '70s is worth preserving and can be compared to ancient cave paintings, top archaeologists are arguing. Researchers who studied the graffiti in an apartment once occupied by the punk pioneers call the... More »

Johnny Rotten Open to Sex Pistols Reunion

Pioneer punk frontman thinks band could record again

(Newser) - It's been 33 years since the Sex Pistols recorded their now-classic Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols—and the band, despite its legendary status, hasn't recorded any new music since then. However frontman John Lydon—better known as Johnny Rotten—tells Stereogum that could all change. After a... More »

The Best Rock Frontmen

(Newser) - Frontmen are at the heart of rock ‘n’ roll—no matter how amazing the musicians in the band are, they still needs someone with the right mix of talent and charisma to reach the crowd. The Independent compiles the best:
  1. Johnny Rotten, Sex Pistols. Like so many other rockers,
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Johnny's Still Rotten, Says Foe

Fellow musician accuses John Lydon of Sex Pistols in racist attack

(Newser) - The lead singer of British band Bloc Party says he was the victim of a racist attack by the frontman of punk legends the Sex Pistols and his cronies. Kele Okereke, of Nigerian descent, was left with a split lip and bruises after the incident Saturday in Barcelona with John... More »

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