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John Lydon: “Not an Old Codger Yet”

After a hiatus of nearly two decades, John Lydon is back on the road with his long-running arty post-punk meets stadium rock outfit Public Image Ltd. (PiL). Lydon of course first came to prominence as the spiky-haired, foul-mouthed singer of the SexPistols.

 

It’s been nearly 40 years since Lydon, then known primarily by his stage name of Johnny Rotten, along with guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bassist… Read More

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Sex Pistols Guitarist Steve Jones Demands New Musical Revolution

Legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones is tired of people referencing his band and thinks it’s high time for a new musical revolution of some kind.

 

“I was young, 21 years old, didn’t really have a clue about what was going on,” said Jonesy, speaking to TNT Magazine. “It was a time when no one had jobs and the country was a mess, pretty much like it is now.… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen

Guitar Shop TV speaks with Def Leppard guitarist extraordinaire Phil Collen about his 2011 tour and newly released CDs. Def Leppard kicks off their summer tour in Ireland and the UK in early June, followed by a three-month tour of North America from June 15th to September 15th.  Also on June 7th and various other days throughout the month, Def Leppard’s first ever… Read More

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Virgin Atlantic Airways: Coolest Carrier in the Sky

Virgin Atlantic is the only airline we know of that was financially birthed by a record label that signed the Sex Pistols in the 1970s. If that seems weird to you, than do yourself a favor and buy an Upper Class ticket on any Virgin flight. It’ll become pretty clear why living the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle 30,000 feet above ground isn’t exactly a bad idea at all.

 

In fact, rock ‘n’ roll has been obsessed with the airplane for just about as… Read More

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