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. Johnny Rotten Pays Tribute To Malcolm McLaren

    April 09, 2010 11:36 AM EDT The end of the Sex Pistols in 1979 put them at odds -- legally and personally -- but John Lydon has stepped up to pay tribute to Malcolm McLaren, the group's manager, following news of McLaren's death on Thursday in New York after a long battle with cancer. Re-adopting his Pistols…

  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. Navarro, Sorum And Cantrell Lead Roxy Rock Jam

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday night (May 1) for a jam session that found the likes of Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath and Matt Soru A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Sex Pistols Re-Record 'Anarchy' For 'Guitar Hero'

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Punk's original hell-raisers, the Sex Pistols, have bowed to technology and re-recorded their classic song "Anarchy in the U.K." for use in the upcoming video game "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock." Punk's original hell-raisers, the Sex Pistols, have bowed to…

  8. 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'…

  9. Sex Pistols 'Swindle' Again With DVD

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sex Pistols fans are getting swindled again, not that they'll mind too much. Sex Pistols fans are getting swindled again, not that they'll mind too much. The venerable punk band has just issued its posthumous movie spoof "The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle" on DVD…

  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. Edwyn Collins Polishes 'Syntax'

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Scottish singer/songwriter Edwyn Collins will release a new studio album, "Doctor Syntax," April 15 through Instinct Records. Consisting of 14 tracks, including three bonus songs not found on the U.K. Scottish singer/songwriter Edwyn Collins will release a new studio album, "…