The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
When they started, Mick, Keith, Charlie, Brian & Bill took inspiration from artists like Muddy Waters, whose record, 'Rollin' Stone' gave them their name.
The Blues grew out of the heat, hardship and misery of the Mississippi Delta in the Southern United States before the flame travelled across the Atlantic.
When music, fashion, art & attitude combine in a way they did when the Sex Pistols first appeared they offered a heady mix, orchestrated by Malcolm McLaren.