1. Sex Pistols' John Lydon on Turning Down the Olympics

    May 03, 2012 2:00 PM EDT "If you censor the words of any one song, you're killing the honesty and I couldn't tolerate that" The Summer Olympics Games organizers in London weren't about to allow the Sex Pistols any anarchy in the U.K., so the famed punk band, unsurprisingly, chose not to play…

  2. Faces, With Simply Red's Mick Hucknall, Planning Tour

    May 27, 2010 12:40 PM EDT Declaring that "this is a band," Ian McLagan says the new incarnation of the Faces is planning to play much more than the just-announced Aug. 13 at the Vintage at Greenwood Festival in West Sussex, England. "Frankly, I'd be happy to get the band on the road proper and get…

  3. Rhino Snaps Up Sex Pistols Live DVD

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rhino has secured U.S. rights to the Sex Pistols live DVD "There'll Always Be An England" and will release it Oct. 14, Billboard has learned. "England" features the pioneering punk outfit's original l Rhino has secured U.S. rights to the Sex Pistols live DVD …

  4. Sex Pistols Shows Captured For DVD, TV

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever full-length in-concert Sex Pistols title to be authorized by the band is due to appear this summer. "The Sex Pistols: There'll Always Be an England" features the pioneering punk outfit' The first-ever full-length in-concert Sex Pistols title to be authorized…

  5. Sex Pistols' 'Bollocks' Hits U.S. iTunes

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Sex Pistols' 1977 album "Never Mind the Bollocks ... Here's the Sex Pistols" was made available digitally in the U.S. for the first time today (Oct. 16) via the iTunes Music Store. The Sex Pistols' 1977 album "Never Mind the Bollocks ... Here's the Sex…

  6. Billboard Bits: Sex Pistols, James Blunt, CMA Awards

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Punk pioneers the Sex Pistols will play a one-off show Nov. 8 at London's Brixton Academy in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their lone album, "Never Mind the Bollocks." All four original membe Punk pioneers the Sex Pistols will play a one-off show Nov. 8 at London'…

  7. Mike Peters

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT His wife and toddler son in tow, Mike resumes the Dead Men Walking tour in Scotland and Captain Sensible decides the gigs are 'clothing optional.' Friday 30th September-Kinloss, Scotland Big drive up to Scotland today. The whole of the Peters family is on the road. Myself, Jules and…

  8. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  9. Punk Legend Johnny Ramone Dies At 55

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday afternoon (Sept. 15) at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer for some time Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday…

  10. The Sex Pistols Return To The Road

    July 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late summer outing, a tour frontman Johnny Rotten (real name: John Lydon) claims will eventually lead to a Sex Pistols concert in Baghdad. The Sex Pistols have begun lining up dates for their late summer outing, a tour frontman Johnny…

  11. Sex Pistols Summer Tour Taking Shape

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. punk icons the Sex Pistols will tour North America this summer, some 25 years after making their U.S. debut. As first tipped here in March, U.K. punk icons the Sex Pistols will tour North America this summer, some 25 years after making their U.S. debut. The first of approximately 15…

  12. Sex Pistols 'Certain' For U.S. Summer Dates

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this summer in America and Japan. Although no dates or venues have been announced, Los Angeles punk band Flogging Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this…

  13. Sex Pistols Reuniting For July Show

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A quarter-century after they shot to infamy with the scathing anti-royal song "God Save the Queen," the Sex Pistols are reuniting in the summer of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee. The legendary pu A quarter-century after they shot to infamy with the scathing anti-royal song…

  14. Noel Gallagher Surprises At Marriott Tribute

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT One of London's smaller venues saw some of British rock music's most influential musicians come together to pay tribute to former Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman Steve Marriott on Friday. The thre One of London's smaller venues saw some of British rock music's most…

  15. Daltrey Joins Marriott Tribute, Adds Acting Roles,

    April 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Who's Roger Daltrey is the latest artist to join the Steve Marriott tribute concert, set for April 20 at London's Astoria Theatre. The show, which will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Humb The Who's Roger Daltrey is the latest artist to join the Steve Marriott…

  16. U.K. Stars On Tap For Steve Marriott Tribute

    March 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST A variety of veteran musicians, including Peter Frampton, the Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock, and progressive rocker Roger Chapman, are set to take to the stage April 20 at London's Astoria Theatre to comm A variety of veteran musicians, including Peter Frampton, the Sex Pistols'…